How do I make a category a page?
Hi, how do I make a category a page so that it ends up in my top nav bar? I made a custom menu, but it’s not showing up on the blog.
The blog I need help with is femamom.com.
With wordpress, you use categories to organize posts into subjects and then you can add those categories to your navigation using a custom menu. Staff have provided help for those who want to structure their blog like a website. > http://en.support.wordpress.com/using-wordpress-to-create-a-website/
What’s critical is:
(1) a clear comprehension of the differences between pages and posts > http://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/
(2) a clear comprehension of the fact that here is only one dynamic page in a blog for posts and we cannot post to more than that one page. But we can create the appearance that we have posted to more than one page.
We organize our posts by assigning Categories to them. When we publish a post it automatically appears on the running page for posts and also on the Categories pages and Archives pages. Note: There must be one published post in each Category in order for there to be anything to display.
A custom menu allows you to display Categories in tabs along the horizontal navigation where normally only Pages tabs are displayed. If you wish you can also include Pages and custom links in your custom menu as well.
These are the how-to instructions:
How to create a custom menu. http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/
If your custom menu is not showing up do this please. Go to Appearance > Menus > and locate “theme location” module at upper left on the menu page. Select your custom menu name from the pulldown labeled “primary location.” Click the save button in that module.
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