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Categories and tags

I have added several categories and tags as per the tutorial but cannot see them in site view.


4 Answers

Sterling Savariau
Sterling Savariau
8,373 Points

Judging from your menu drawer, it shows that you haven't created any categories. Check your "Categories menu" to make sure.

Dashboard > Posts > Categories Dashboard > Posts > Tabs

Liam Herbert
Liam Herbert
15,140 Points


I believe that you cannot see your tags or categories because you have not added a tag cloud widget or a categories widget which can both be found at Appearance > Widgets. Also you cannot see tags or categories because you have not got a post or any other content on your blog.

Sterling Savariau
Sterling Savariau
8,373 Points

You can still see the categories made regardless of making a post or not.

Thanks for all the answers. Both Sterling and Liam were correct. I had created the catagories and tabs but left it empty without content. I have now added content and created the required widget cloud. I also switched to the Decode theme.

On the front end under the hamburger icon I can see the catagory I named "food types". I can also see the tag I called "food items". However despite the fact that I added content to both, I do not see the content. I only see the "names" of catagory and tags.

It looks like the video tutorial left large gaps to confuse students who want to experiment with the material. Here is what I have got right now.