Sorry, but I need help. Forgive the terminology I am about to use if it is wrong.
I am using v2.8.5. I have got my website about 95% complete.
I have one menu item (Blog) that is my blog page.
The Blog Page Attributes is set to Blog
I have created 7 Categories.
Settings->Reading->Front Page is set to, my Home menu item.
Settings->Reading->Posts Page is set to, Select
Membership is set to Anyone can register
New User default role is set to Subscriber
There are zero posts.
I two issues:
1. The Blog Categories section on my Blog Page does not contain any Categories.
2. When I go to the site as a normal user, there is no Login link. So, I cannot login to make any posts.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Excellent way of posting a question – makes it so much easier for me to fix 🙂
1. Change the Settings -> Reading -> Posts Page to no page, setting a page overrides the blog categories selected by the theme.
2. You could add a buttton shortcode with the link to the login page e.g. add the url: /wp-admin/
Regarding my item 1 in the previous post – Settings->Reading->Posts Page is set to, — Select — Doen't this mean, "no page?"
Anyway, I found a way to display all the Categories in the Blog Categories section – I had to create a "Welcome" post and then assign it to all Categories. When I did that, all the Categories instantly became availble.
Is creating an initial mandantory to get the Categories to display?
Thanks for the tip on the login!
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