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  • Resolved streettb


    Is it possible to amend the plugin’s code so that if one is looking at single pages in a specific category, only related posts (by tag) within that category are shown?

    (For other categories besides the specific category, all related posts by tag regardless of category could be shown).

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  • Plugin Author Eli


    It would be a little tricky but it can be done.

    Basically you need to modify the SPOSTARBUST_query_related_posts function so that accept some additional optional params for this catagory. Then add the params to the $tags_query array (if passed).

    Then just test for that category in the SPOSTARBUST_related_links_on_posts or the widget function and pass the extra param if it was in that category.

    Hope that helps. Let me know.
    I’m not in a position to donate any of my time to code changes for this free plugin right now. I’ve put in a lot of work already and only gotten a couple small donations over the last year. got to work on stuff that pays my bills right now.

    Aloha, Eli

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