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What are Common parameters you'd like to see be adjustable for the blog template

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  • Started 12 years ago by helgatheviking
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  1. In the last few days I've seen 2 people looking how to show a specific category on the blog template. In the past I've built a metabox (with the kick-butt WP-Alchemy ( that let me modify the blog template for use w/ any query params i entered in the backend. the problem was/is that it is all text boxes at the moment and therefore requires the user to know/understand the query params. not neccessarily an easy task. I'd like to use dropdowns to force the user to pick something that won't break the query, but there are rather a lot of potential queries.

    therefore i was hoping a little forum input might help me narrow it down to the most common queries so I can use drop-downs instead. so? i'm sure category is one of the answers, what else do you commonly have a desire to single out?

    if anybody cares to try what i did, this is what it looks like in the backend

    and this is is all the code i used:

    Posted 12 years ago #

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