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List of categories sorted by Date?

Discussion in 'WordPress' started by packjazz, Jun 17, 2013.

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    I am developing a WordPress site for a client in which every month there are two posts published into a new category (named for the topic of that month).

    I'm looking for a way to display the list of categories (topics) in chronological order. I'm thinking of two possible ways this can be achieved:

    1. List the categories and order by date. I have not found a good way to do this, probably because categories aren't time-stamped. Maybe there's a way to look to see how recent the posts in the category are and use that information to determine the order the categories?

    2. List the posts in a loop where I only display the category name for that post. The problem here is that since there are always two posts per category, the category name will show up twice. Is there a way to show only one post per category in a loop?
    Thanks for your help in advance!
    packjazz, Jun 17, 2013 IP
  2. themes4all

    themes4all Well-Known Member

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    Why you don't simply use the List Category Posts plugin.. it use a short-codes and there is a Parameters to show the Posts by Date and Category... you will need to tweak it and looking around it...

    themes4all, Jul 1, 2013 IP