Showcase a specific category with ease, including optionally setting a featured image and listing child categories.
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Featured Category Widget

Showcase a specific category with ease, including optionally setting a featured image and listing child categories.

Description

Widgetized themes often include support for adding a featured page or post, but often there's no easy way to feature a category from your blog.

With Featured Category Widget you can easily featured a blog category (or a category from a custom taxonomy, like products), add a custom image and optionally show the category description and a list of sub categories.

Example Widget Configuration

Example Widget Output

Features:

  • Add custom image and set display size.
  • Optionally show category description and/or subcategories.
  • Supports custom taxonomies.
  • Developer friendly hooks and filters throughout.
  • Translated into French, Spanish, German.

Installation

  1. Go to Plugins > Add New and search for "Featured Category Widget".
  2. Click install, then activate.
  3. With the plugin activated, you'll see a new widget called "Featured Category Widget", which you can drag into your sidebar/ widget area and configure to you liking.

Changelog

= 1.0.0 =

  • Initial release.