Changing Category frontpage (3 posts)

  1. 1ngel
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Is it possible to make the category front page a specific page instead ?

    Changing the menu so that all the category names are pointing to a specific category front page instead of the original one ? This one I would like to make in the page section manually.

    I have look end searched all over and cant find a way of doing it.


  2. bcworkz
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You can format your special category template so that it is recognized as a page template by how the initial comment is written.Pages#Creating_Your_Own_Page_Templates You would then use the Rewrite API to get your page loaded instead of the usual category template any time a /category/ permalink is used.

    In the end, you end up with the same thing, except perhaps it's slightly easier to edit any static content, so I'm not sure I see the point. But then, I don't have to, it's not my site :)

    I should understand your reference to menus though, but I don't. What menu points to front end pages? The back end menu points to a back end category page which alters the categories stored in the database. This is not directly related to how categories are displayed on the front end.

  3. 1ngel
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Super will look in to this Thanks.

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