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mCatFilter

Description

mCatFilter for WordPress allows you to exclude categories from The Loop for display on the home page, in feeds and some archive pages.

Key features

  • Very simple setup and configuration
  • No theme manipulation required
  • Excluded categories are still available through custom queries
  • Fully integrated with the WordPress internationalization API

System requirements

  • PHP version 5.2.4 or higher
  • WordPress 3.2+

Usage

By default, mCatFilter does not exclude any category. To select excluded categories, proceed as follow :

  1. Go to your Administration panel
  2. Go to your mCatFilter page
  3. Check any category you want to exclude from the list
  4. Click “Save changes” button
  5. You’re done ! Selected categories should be excluded from default queries

You can also select/deselect a category for exclusion from the edit category form.

Online Resources

If you have any questions that aren’t addressed in this document, please visit the support forums.

Known issues

None at this time

License

mCatFilter, as WordPress, is released under the terms of the GNU GPL v2 (see license.txt).
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation under the terms of the GNU General Public License is hereby granted. No representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided “as is” without express or implied warranty.

Installation

  1. Unzip this package in an empty directory.
  2. Using you favorite FTP client, upload those files to your plugins directory onto your server.
    It should be : /your-wordpress-root/wp-content/plugins/
  3. Go to your Administration panel, in the Plugins section, and activate mCatFilter.
  4. You’re done !

Upgrading from any previous version

Follow these steps if you are not using the automatic update tool provided by WordPress 2.5+

  1. Go to your Administration panel, in the Plugins section, and deactivate mCatFilter.
  2. Replace all mCatFilter files by those of your installation package.
  3. Go to your Administration panel, in the Plugins section, and activate mCatFilter.
  4. You’re done !

Contributors & Developers

“mCatFilter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

0.5.2:

  • Fixed: Posts from excluded categories are also excluded from the admin panel

0.5.1:

  • Fixed a bug in plugin options preventing the plugin from working

0.5:

  • Updated for WordPress 3.9