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  • Hiya,

    I have just created a new blog – I’ve got a couple others so I’m not completely new to WordPress.

    This blog in particular has a lot of categories and sub categories (to me anyway) about 200.

    There are only about 20 “Parent” categories and the rest are a mixture of child and grandchild. I now have 2 issues with these:

    Issue 1) I am not seeing some of them being correctly displayed in the Posts > Categories section. They are being displayed as being Parent, not child or grandchild, but when I drill into them, the correct parent is listed.

    Issue 2) This is in a new menu I am trying to create. I want to add the categories to a menu item to reflect the same structure of the categories, so 20 main menu items, then you drill down to what you want. But only about 10% of them are correctly “Indenting” in the checkboxes. An image of the problem is here

    Is this a bug? I cannot see that I’ve hit some sort of limit and its going crazy, and I have set it up correctly because when I drill into the specific category its displaying correctly what parent it should be under.


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  • jack randall


    looks like a site, you need to talk to them about it.

    So are you saying that if I transferred this to my own hosting it wouldn’t display these errors?

    jack randall


    it may but you’d have a lot more control over how to resolve the issue as you’d be hosting it and not a whole company that’s hosting millions of others…. if you’re able to it’s worth doing for the sense of control. have got their own ways of using the software, their own plugins and other gubbins that make it do what it does. if you install it yourself you can configure it exactly how you want.

    I am having the same problem, but the seem to work fine when using firefox and chrome.

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