Post categories

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  • #1469145

    ginglebelle
    Member

    If I create posts under two different categories, is it possible to have only one category show up on the home page? And the other only show up when people click on the category name?

    The blog I need help with is aldoinwonderland.com.

    #1469304

    justpi
    Member

    If you didn’t have the Custom Design upgrade, the answer would be no. Since you have the upgrade, you can use CSS editing to exclude whatever you please from the homepage.

    #1469309

    ginglebelle
    Member

    Great! Could you possibly explain how?

    Thank you!

    #1469346

    justpi
    Member

    You’re welcome.
    Yes I can explain, but you need to categorize the posts first! At the moment they’re all filed under the default (and meaningless) “Uncategorized” category.

    PS I guess you didn’t know this is actually a CSS question. In the future, make sure you post CSS questions in the CSS forum, not the Support forum.

    #1469352

    ginglebelle
    Member

    Oh right, sorry! I had no idea it was a CSS thing. I haven’t categorised posts yet, because I don’t want the categorised ones on my homepage. So could I leave some uncategorised, and they’ll show up as normal?

    #1469372

    justpi
    Member

    All posts are ‘normal’ no matter what category they’re filed under (including “Uncategorized”).

    #1469376

    ginglebelle
    Member

    I mean if I categorise some, and not the rest, can I make it so that only the uncategorised ones show up on my home page?

    Should I re-post this in the CSS forum?

    #1469377

    raincoaster
    Member

    No, we’ll flag it for the moderators to move there.

    #1469383

    justpi
    Member

    I mean if I categorise some, and not the rest, can I make it so that only the uncategorised ones show up on my home page?

    I’ve answered this from the start:

    Since you have the upgrade, you can use CSS editing to exclude whatever you please from the homepage.

    #1469384

    ginglebelle
    Member

    Yes but how? Sorry, I’m new to CSS.

    #1469400

    justpi
    Member

    you need to categorize the posts first

    Please stop wasting our time and add a damn category to the posts you want to exclude.

    #1469402

    ginglebelle
    Member

    I’m not trying to waste your time! I wanted to know how to do it before I added categories because, as I already said, I don’t want the posts on my homepage, ever. I want them in a separate section.

    #1469404

    ginglebelle
    Member

    I’ve been searching the forums for similar topics, and found this reply you gave to someone else a couple of weeks ago:

    The previous replies seem to overlook that you posted in the CSS forum. Since you have the Custom Design upgrade, it’s very easy to make your homepage display only one category of posts. Suppose you file these posts under a category named “news”. After you set the blog front to display your latest posts instead of a static page, you’ll simply add this in the CSS editor:

    .home article {
    display: none;
    }
    .home article.category-news {
    display: block;
    }

    So, if I were to replace the word ‘news’ in that code with the word ‘none’, would that mean only posts with no category show up on the home page?

    #1469405

    ginglebelle
    Member

    Ah, no – that didn’t work.

    I’ve created a new category – ‘the gluten-free wonderland’ – and uploaded a test post into it (it’s set to private just now, is that a problem?)

    So some of my posts will be in there, and some will be uncategorised. I’d like only the uncategorised ones on my homepage.

    I realise I’m probably getting annoying but please don’t think I’m trying to waste your time, I really appreciate your help!!

    #1469406

    raincoaster
    Member

    Volunteers cannot see private pages and posts.

    #1469407

    ginglebelle
    Member

    I was hoping someone might be able to give me the code I need without seeing the post (it literally just says “test post”)?

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