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Hydeisch Mar 24, 2013 05:58 AM

List only one category on the frontpage?
 
Hi

I'm struggling to understand how to choose which category to show on my startpage.

I want only the post for the news category to show on the startpage.

I've tried creating a maintemplate and change to this
PHP Code:

<?php bfa_loop'postformat-nyhter' ); ?>

and then using a page called "start" as a static page and having the home virtual template choosen under virtual templates".

I've also created the postformat-nyheter sub-template but I'm not sure what else I'm supposed to do.

Thanks

lmilesw Mar 24, 2013 06:11 PM

When I want to show a single category I use a plugin like TPG Get Posts or List Category Posts.

Hydeisch Mar 25, 2013 05:16 PM

Its not exactly what I'm trying to do. I want it to look like on the startpage but only 1 category.

PHP Code:

<?php bfa_loop'postformat'?>

is what calls it to loop all the posts and format them using the subtemplate called postformat. But can I add some PHPcode so that it only checks for certain category ID's?

I've tried adding the list category post to one page but it just uses that 1 page as post in the index template and if i choose a page template it still doesnt display the way I want. I would have to rewrite most of the styling code for the plugin and some to montezuma I guess. There should be an easier way?

lmilesw Mar 25, 2013 08:10 PM

List Category Posts or TPG Get Posts should do what you want you just have to determine the proper attributes to add to the shortcode on a page.


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