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WP Filter Post Category

Description

This plugin allows you to choose which post categories youe site will show on your pages. Just go to settings and deselect the categories that you want to hide.
For the homepage it will work automatically, for the other pages you have to add a shortcode into the page.

Installation

  1. Upload merlic-wp-filter-post-category.zip from the plugin panel or unzip the file and upload the folder merlic-wp-filter-posts to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins panel in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings->Filter Posts in Pages to choose the categories to show/hide from the frontpage

If you get errors or it does not work, check the merlic-wp-filter-posts plugin folder permissions. They should be 755.
Plugin requires php 5.2

FAQ

Is it possible to assign categories to other pages?

Yes. Go the the settings page, select the categories that you want to show and copy the generated shortcode into your page in the spot where you want the posts to show up

Contributors & Developers

“WP Filter Post Category” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

2.3.4

Added free ebooks

2.3.3

Fixed “limit number of posts showing” not working

2.3.2

Added support for thumbnails for themes that don’t support it

2.3.1

Fixed “Show full content” option

2.3.0

Added posts thumbails

2.2.5

Homepage filter fixes

2.2.4

Fixed shortcode generation

2.2.3

Fixed content and excerpt visualization

2.2.2

Fixed how to display other shortcodes in shortcode

2.2.1

Fixed conflict with custom menus

2.2.0

Fixed bug in WordPress 3.1

2.1.6

Show posts as full content or excerpt (when using shortcode)

2.1.5

Update for WordPress 3.1

2.1.4

Post excerpts are now displayed automatically

2.1.3

Adjusted posts link style

2.1.2

Fixed bug: the plugin was blocking custom menu from displaying

2.1.1

Fixed minor bug.

2.1

Fixed style bug.
Added feature to choose the posts title style

2.0

Added the possibility to show filtered posts categories on any page

1.0

  • First stable release