Skill Level Advanced
- Hi, I'm Morten Rand-Hendriksen, staff author at lynda.com, and I'm delighted to welcome you to WordPress Developer Tips: Adding Category Images. In this short Developer Tip, I'll show you how to add images to your category, tag and taxonomy archives to provide a more interesting user experience for your visitors. First, we'll briefly look at what WordPress displays on category archive pages out of the box. Then we'll install a plugin that adds category image functionality to you WordPress site.
Next we'll add category images and create new templates in a child theme to display those images and category archive pages. Finally, I'll show you how to create a new custom category index page that shows off your categories in a whole new way. Category images are a popular and extremely useful extension to WordPress that opens up new possibilities for design and user experiences. They can be added with very little work, and I'm here to show you how to do it right. So let's get cracking, with WordPress Developer Tips: Adding Category Images.