Nested categories lost in Admin. (4 posts)

  1. TruthMedia
    Posted 8 years ago #


    I have noticed that when editing a post in the admin interface, if you have selected a child category for the post, the nesting of the category is lost, and the child is placed on the top level. Not sure if this is a bug or a feature, but when you have several levels of category children and parents, and suddenly the order and hierarchy changes, it is very confusing to the end user.

    I create a post, and put it in a category called "Trout" under the parent "Fishing". Only the child category is selected. If I save, close, and then re-open the post, Trout will now be displayed as one of the selected categories, but is displayed as a TOP LEVEL category, not a sub-category.

    Has anyone else run into this problem? Is it a bug? Is there a fix?


  2. Fiflak
    Posted 8 years ago #


    I have the same problem. When I try to edit a post all categories are fine (parents and child) except of the whole category branch where the post is placed. So for example if we have:
    - Child_cat1.1
    - - Cat1
    - - Cat2
    - - Cat3
    - Child_cat1.2
    - Child_cat1.3
    - Child_cat2.1
    - Child_cat2.2
    - - Cat1
    - - Cat2

    and our post is in Main_cat2 -> Child_cat2.2 -> Cat2, then the whole nesting of Main_cat2 is lost and others are ok.

    Any ideas?

  3. mrmist
    Forum Janitor
    Posted 8 years ago #

    There's an open bug in the trac on this.

  4. RickyV
    Posted 7 years ago #

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