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Tagged: 0.8.5, category, cMap, Market, widget pack
- This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 9 years ago by Steven Zahm.
05/08/2014 at 5:31 am #290594RexGuest
Wed 7 May 2014, 7:45 am
Oooops! I suppose I should have posted this as a new topic, as I am doing now, rather than a reply. Anyway, thanks for the lightning-fast response, Steven. And thanks for addressing my off-topic Q about the html and text tabs. I guess we are supposed to deduce that text is now the same as the old html tab.
What I am looking for is a home page (or failing that, a categories page) which displays a clickable list of categories and sub-categories. That seems like such a standard, obvious directory feature, I am surprised it is not a part of Connections. Or did I misunderstand your answer?
BTW, I have temporarily deactivated Connections so I can try that Brand X Business Directory plugin (whose name we dare not speak!)
and it does what I am describing. However, it gets to be v. expensive for multiple sites, which makes your $75 much more attractive if it does what I want
Tks for clarifying.
Rex in Thailand05/08/2014 at 11:55 am #290636Steven ZahmKeymaster
I’m sorry! I did read the other post but I didn’t think you were looking for a response…
I think you might have misunderstood my answer… Many of the templates include a user searchable category drop drop such as cMap rather than a list of categories. A list of categories simply takes up too much space, especially if you have a lot of them, which many users do. By putting in a searchable drop down that brings the actual important content closer to the top of the page, the entries.
If you prefer a list of categories, the Market template outputs a list beside the entries, take a look the demo.
Alternatively, the Widget Pack includes a widget that can be placed in the theme’s sidebar. This outputs a list as well and by being in the sidebar, the list can be quickly available to the user site wide.
These design choices were made to ensure the important content is front and center by being as close to the top of the page as possible while requiring one less click for the user.
I hope this better clarifies my previous answer.
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