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Custom design for different category pages

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mzhafzah

Hello :)

I am using DMS 2 theme and I want to create a 2 different links on my website; each link should take you to a different blog post category. Although the process is easy, yet I can not figure out how to give each category page a unique design of its own; Any change I make on any page is applied to the other (I'm aware of the universal elements like the header and footer and I a am not talking about these.)

Since I am new to wordpress in general, I am not sure if my description is sufficient; apologies if it is not.

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Danny

HI,

Unfortunately, in DMS you can not give archives for a specific post type a unique template/design. Any change you make to one category page, will effect all other category pages.


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mzhafzah

HI,

Unfortunately, in DMS you can not give archives for a specific post type a unique template/design. Any change you make to one category page, will effect all other category pages.

I see. If I create a pages instead, would I be able to add to it the "WP Content/Loop"? and can I specify which posts to appear on this section? 

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Danny

You can not use the default WP-Content/PostLoop to display posts on pages. As that section will display the pages content that has been added to the content editor in the WordPress dashboard.

Therefore, to use pages to display specific posts from a category, you're going to need to use a plugin such as MiniLoops or use the PowerLoop section.


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