Why Won’t Links Show In Categories?

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  • #323772

    klewicki
    Member

    I have been on other WordPress blogs and I see links broken out into categories (i.e. Blogroll, Clubs, Training & Supplies, etc). I have the links categories on my Dashboard into these categories; however, they are not broken up on the actual webpage. Any recs/advice appreciated. Thank you!

    http://tetleythegsd.wordpress.com

    The blog I need help with is tetleythegsd.wordpress.com.

    #323960

    raincoaster
    Member

    They show on the individual blog pages.
    http://tetleythegsd.wordpress.com/2009/01/24/last-day-of-puppy-obediencepuppy-star/

    Looks like a peculiarity of the theme, in that it won’t show on the main page.

    #323967

    klewicki
    Member

    See, I don’t see them broken up there either. I wanted my Blogroll to be just that – showing the Blogs ONLY. I didn’t want them mixed in with other links (i.e. the AKC, German Shepherds.com, etc). There are more I want to add, but don’t want it to be any more confusing.

    #323969

    raincoaster
    Member

    Wait, you’re talking about the BLOGROLL, not categories and tags?

    Then you need to categorize your links. Leave some as Blogroll, edit the rest to Dog Breeds or Breeders or whatever.

    #323974

    klewicki
    Member

    Yes, blogroll. I did categorize. I made 6 different ones, selected the website, checked the category it belonged to and made sure my dashboard said “visbile.” Still not broken up on the real site though for some reason. Ideas?

    #323989

    raincoaster
    Member

    Hmm. Can you give me an example of what your categories are and which links are categorized in each? It’s possible the theme overrides it, but I’ve never seen that before. You could try switching themes and switching back, to test, but if you do that, copy all the contents of your widgets first. Sometimes they get wiped.

    #324002

    gwideman
    Member

    FWIW, I looked at Blix theme the other day and concluded that it does not separate links out by category:

    https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/saving-changes-made-with-firebug

    (See my reply for the Links details)

    HTH

    #324009

    Someone should report that to staff. I’m pretty sure that is something that they would want to fix, and are probably just not aware of the problem. It’s the only theme I know of that does not show links by category.

    #324010

    raincoaster
    Member

    Yes, definitely. At least we know if you switch themes it should fix itself!

    #324079

    nickmomrik
    Staff

    The Blix “custom” links widget has been replaced by the default Links widget.

    #324080

    @mtdewvirus, thanks for the quick fix on that. There will be some happy blix users out there.

    #324081

    gwideman
    Member

    mtdewvirus — thanks for letting us know.

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