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SustainableWebsites WordPress Subcategories Widget


The Sustainable Websites WordPress Subcategories Widget displays all subcategories on a WordPress category archive page.

The widget will not show un-necessarily on pages or posts.

This widget is a useful navigation feature that will help your web site visitors drill down into your category hierarchy to find the right category. It is completely style-able with CSS. It’s also good for search engine optimization (SEO) to help your site’s link structure be easily crawl-able.

It’s a simple widget that does exactly what it says! Drag to your sidebar to activate.

Plugin homepage: WordPress Subcategories Widget

If you have any suggestions please email wordpress (at) sustainablewebsites (dot) com


  • Sample widget output from my blog
  • Example of setting widget title in WP Admin area
  • Example of collapsed widget in Sidebar
  • Example of expanded widget editing in Sidebar
  • Example code output from my blog


  1. Use the Add New button in your WordPress Dashboard and search for Sustainable Websites Subcategories Widget


  1. Download and extract the zip file
  2. Upload the folder to /wp-content/plugins
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Drag the widget to a sidebar in the Appearance | Widgets menu


None yet, let me know!

If you have any questions / suggestions please email wordpress (at) sustainablewebsites (dot) com or use the forum

Contributors & Developers

“SustainableWebsites WordPress Subcategories Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • First public release