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    Don’t ya just love how all of us (newbies) come out of the woodwork when there is an upgrade? 😀

    Here is my prob. Blogroll (right sidebar) categories are showing up in the blogroll as titles like I wanted BUT after 2.1 upgrade they are also showing up under what I wanted to be just post Categories (left sidebar.)

    Anyone have any idea how I can keep this from happening? I have no idea if I just need to make a code change in the blog template or what.

    If this isn’t enough info, you might want to look at the blog to see what I mean. You can see the prob at

    Thanks in advance!

    Ps…If code is poetry, I don’t rhyme worth a poo!

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  • Oh, this is the code I used to add categories in the left sidebar (sidebar php), if that helps any.

    <li id=”categories”><?php _e(‘<h2>Categories</h2>’); ?>

      <?php wp_list_cats(‘sort_column=my_order&hide_empty=0’); ?>

    Try updating the function to the following:


    If anyone is wondering what the “my_order” and “order” sort parameter values are, they are used by my plugin My Category Order which lets you manually set the order in which the items will display.

    I love this plugin!! To be honest, I think the prob I’m having is more of an issue with the Blogroll/Categories issue. I’m going this route because I had the same prob BEFORE I enabled “MyCategoryOrder”.


    I fixed my site with the info found in this article. The article tells you how to exclude categories and other things. After I fixed the category prob, the My Category Order plugin I had works just fine!

    Here is the info link I used to change the code in my sidebar: (scroll to see “Categories with Excludes”)


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