custom category template plugin

Custom Category Template

I'm currently Working on a new feature packed WordPress theme framework and one of it's features is the ability to select a custom theme template for a specific category,tag or custom taxonomy term, and a few weeks ago i saw a this question so i cooked up a little plugin from that class to do exactly that and published it as Custom Category Template plugin.


Custom category template


What does it do?

This Plugin allows you to select specific page template per category just like with pages from within the admin panel.


How does it work?

When editing a category you will have a new field (just like in the above screen shoot) which enables you to select which page template you want to use for that category.

Main Features:

  • Simple and lightweight.
  • Easiest solution for category template ever.



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Simple Installation steps:

  1. Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation.
  2. Then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.
  3. Done!


this is it for now, enjoy and any feedback is welcome, also make sure to submit bug if you find any.

Change Log:

  • 0.2
    • Quick bug fix
  • 0.1
    • Initial release

Ohad Raz

WordPress Consultant, a WordPress Developer and a WordPress Freelancer With over 10 years experience in architecting web sites and applications. WordPress Development moderator and somethimes Plugin Developer.