All right, so here's my problem. I'm doing a website for a local organization with WordPress as a low-level CMS, which is what they need.
On one of the things they want is a 'Projects' tab. This is really easily done in WordPress with pages and archives. MY current approach is to have a page called Projects that uses a plugin to redirect from the page slug (
/projects) to the
/category/projects slug, which shows the listing for a hidden "Project Listings" category. As you can probably guess, this is less than ideal. Because it shows all of the junk associated with an archive.
I've read up pretty well on custom pages, and I've found (well, not found, really, but you get the point) that I can put something custom for a page. I'd like to know how to pull the posts from a specific category and display them almost exactly as they do in a category archive, except without "Edit," Rolling Archives in themes that support them, and the post meta.
I've toyed with query_posts and have screwed with the loop, but I only end up pulling in an endless "loop" of the first post entry, loading the query indefinitely. I'm not really used to PHP, so how would I go about this?