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Category Slugs

Old Sep 2, 2009, 05:32 AM
12 posts · Jul 2009
Hi All,

Great theme which I have been using easily until recently.

I am trying to use category slugs and having no luck at all.

Is there any way I can create a link to display all the posts in a specific category using the slug, rather than the category id?

i.e. Category id = 67, Category Name = Test, Category slug = testing

I want to be able to have a link as simple as www.example.com/category/testing

When I do this it doesnt work and stays at the front page.

Can anyone help please or direct me to where I can get help, I have tried on wordpress forums, but no luck.

Old Sep 2, 2009, 05:58 AM
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23,755 posts · Mar 2009
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you could create a new page template (see http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?t=3164) and in the code use the is_category() conditional tag to isolate the info you want.

When the archive page for the Category with Category Slug "blue-cheese" is being displayed.
taken from Wordpress.org -> http://codex.wordpress.org/Conditional_Tags

or you could try the page2cat plugin and see if you could modify the code a bit
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Old Sep 2, 2009, 06:38 AM
12 posts · Jul 2009
Juggledad - thanks for the very quick reply, much appreciated.

Doesnt seem as though there is any way of doing this that is easier than just using the cat_id function, just hoped I could have used a different method just as easily!


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