Defining a category as main (4 posts)

  1. Cleio&Co
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hello guys,

    My blog articles are classified in more than one category. But one seems to be randomly chosen as main, influencing the main URL of the article. I would like to be able to define a main category to get the URL I wish.

    Any idea, avice?

    PS. I've found the plugin-in that does exactly that, but it only considers main categories and not sub-categories. I'm wondering if there's an option I missed inside WordPress?

    PS2. Every category has an icon assigned on the map, based on that main category.

    See it live:
    Tamnan Folk gets into live-music, but I would prefer local-venue. That would give the venue the correct icon to display on the map.

    Many thanks in advance.

  2. Adam W. Warner
    Posted 5 years ago #

    'm not sure I understand you're question completely, but here are a couple things to check.

    Settings-->Writing. There you can choose the default post category.

    Secondly, in your example url above...are all your categories main level or do you have subcategories?

  3. Cleio&Co
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thank you for your reply!
    I'll try to make it more clear.

    Every article fits in several categories. For example, a venue with live bands, local food and vegetarian food will fit under 3 sub-categories: live-music, local-venue, vegetarian.
    Thos 3 sub-categories are also automatically placed into two different main categories:
    - live-music is children of 'nightlife'
    - local-venue & vegetarian are children of 'eating out'

    WordPress seems to randomly assign the main one to the venue.
    Ie. that venue could be in eating-out/vegetarian.
    Although that venue is really more a live music thing than a vegetarian thing, it gets that 'vegetarian' in the URL, which influences the SEO a lot, and changes the icon of the place to vegetarian also.

  4. DanMichel
    Posted 5 years ago #

    so wait, i don't see how to specify a main category

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