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Selective Reading

Allows website visitors to deselect categories they don't want to see on your blog.

For more information see http://www.amoss.me.uk/tag/selective-reading/


  • Category widget is updated with show/hide links for each category.
  • Works for unregistered users (using cookies)
  • Works for hierarchical categories

TODO/Planned Features

  • AJAX Reload post list after change of selection (currently refreshes whole page)
  • Configuration for contents of show/hide etc.
  • Hide links when javascript is disabled (plugin depends on javascript)
  • Tooltip when first clicked hide or show
  • Strikethrough category name when hidden
  • Notify when can't unhide child due to hidden parent
  • Clearer indication of hierarchical hiding when hierarchical display is disabled?
  • Better error checking
  • Autoformat code
  • Support for WP super cache - does not currently function for unregistered users with this plugin enabled

Requires: 3.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.16
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 10+


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