I am working on a site that uses post categories to organize a large collection of cocktail recipes (such as 'Fall Cocktails', 'Winter Cocktails', 'Spring Cocktails', and 'Summer Cocktails'). I am trying to style the category pages so that a user will land on the Fall page and see the fall posts in a two-column setup. The Pagelines Content section has no real post display options to speak of so I am trying to work within the Loops section, which does produce the overall visual effect that we are hoping for. However, it means that I have to create a Loops section for every single category page and tell it to show the posts for that specific category (Fall posts on the Fall Category page, Spring posts on the Spring page, etc). We actually have about 25 cocktail categories so creating unique pages for each category isn't going to be very time effective for us - especially if we want to change a setting later and have to go to each page to do that.
So, my question is whether or not there is a way to control general category pages or if there are any other good post loop options that you recommend. This used to be much easier in the past versions of Pagelines and DMS so I just want to make sure I am not missing something within this new system.
Thanks so much for the help!
I have 3 questions about thumbnails on a category page:
1) Since I have pared down the text on the category pages, the thumbnails look a little lonely. I wonder if there is a way to make the thumbnails layout two or three across a row instead of just one on a row with a big space between the rows.
2) Is there anyway to adjust that space between the rows so that it's not so big?
3) Also, how can I change the size of the thumbnails on the page?
Thank you in advance.
I have successfully created a Categories page, but it is blank. My categories are still in one of the side bars. How do I move the "categories" onto the category page i made?
I'm using PagelinePro. I am using some of my categories as menu links, but when you click on these links, the background image does not show up. If I make a "standard" page (like an "about us" or "contact us" page) for the menu bar the background image shows up for that page.
I went in the setup for category pages and uploaded the image there as well, but still no luck.
Is there a way to make my global background show up on all pages, including the category pages?
I'm setting up a site and I was wondering if there's an easy way to turn a category page into a real page. I'd like it to show up in the site's menu which is automatically put together based on the structure of the pages. I know how to set up a page that has all the web posts but I want to set up another page which will only show the posts in one particular category.
Is there a way to do this?
Thanks so much!