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8 Cool Plugins for Managing Categories in WordPress

Playing around with categories in WordPress is not that difficult. As long as you know your way around your theme and WordPress functions, you won’t have a difficult time manipulating your categories. These 8 plugins make the process a bit easier:

🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WP

AVH Extended Categories Widgets: adds 3 category widgets to WordPress. You can use this to display top and a group of categories in your sidebar. It enhances the default category widget and lets you exclude categories easily.

Collapsing Categories: makes your categories collapsible. It uses Javascript to make your website more dynamic.

List category posts: lets you display posts from certain categories in your sidebar or on your pages/posts.

Restrict Categories: this plugin allows you to control which categories various user roles on your site can interact with (view, edit, …).

Multiple Category Selection Widget: makes it easier for your visitors to delve deeper into what your site has to offer and search through your categories.

Category Import: a cool plugin that saves you time creating categories in bulk. It comes handy for setting up large portals.

Post Category Only: don’t want to show posts from sub-categories on your category pages? This plugin takes care of that problem.

Ultimate Category Excluder: excluding categories from showing up on your site is not that difficult. This plugin makes the process easier as you won’t have to write a single line of code.

The above plugins for WordPress categories are useful if you want to manipulate your categories without having to write a single line of code. In many cases, you are better off making changes to your code. But it is nice to have other options.

Please add your plugin suggestions below.

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  1. pezastic

    February 21 at 6:33 am

    I’m looking for an easier way to select categories. After creating hundreds of them, it is very time-consuming to use that little box to tick just the right ones for each post. Any ideas?

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