List your categories, tags, or custom taxonomies into multiple, customizable, columns.
Multi-Column Taxonomy List is a plugin that allows you to list your categories, tags, or custom taxonomies into multiple columns.
This plugin is great to use on custom archives index pages to display all categories, tags, and custom taxonomies on a single page. You can also turn the list into links to the RSS feeds for your taxonomies.
Does this work with custom taxonomies I have created?
Yes! To use your custom taxonomy that you have registered with
register_taxonomy, simply add the
I'm not seeing any output with my custom taxonomy
If you are having problems seeing any output with your custom taxonomy, it's usually one of two things:
- You set
public => falsewhen you registered the taxonomy. It needs to be true:
public => true
- There are no posts assigned to that taxonomy.
How do I customize the CSS?
If you want to customize the appearance of the lists using your own CSS, here's how to do it:
- Add this code to your theme's
add_filter( 'mctl_css', '__return_false' );
- Copy everything from
css/multi-column-taxonomy-list.cssinto your theme's
- Change the CSS properties in your theme's
How do I display my terms with an alphabetical grouping?
All you need to do is add the following property to the shortcode:
Version 1.5 - Jan 28, 2014
- Fix bug where get_term_link may return an error
Version 1.4 - May 28, 2013
- Add alphabetical grouping option
- Add 'child_of' and 'search' parameters
- Fix bug where variables were not initially set
Version 1.3 - Sep 28, 2011
- Add new shortcode attribute: like. Display items that begin with a certain value.
Version 1.2 - Jul 13, 2011
- Fix bug causing extra closing
- Add new shortcode attribute: number
Version 1.1 - May 4, 2011
- Add new shortcode attributes: parent, rss, and rss_image
Version 1.0 - Apr 12, 2011
- Plugin launch!
- Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
- Create a new page and add the shortcode
[mctl]to the content.
Alternatively, you can add
<?php multi_column_tax_list(); ?> anywhere in your theme.
See the Usage section for more examples and a list of parameters.
List of categories and tags added to a Page via shortcode
List of category RSS feeds