Assign Items to Categories and Locations

Updated: May 31, 2016

Each Item post should be assigned to Category and Location. Categories and Locations are standard WordPress taxonomies and you can create them in the same way like classic categories for blog posts in WordPress.

Under Items menu you can find Items Categories and Items Locations:

Item Categories and Locations

Create new Categories

In Item Categories page you can add new category and fill up for each information like:

  • Name – main name of category used on the site
  • Slug – slug of category used in url
  • Parent – parent category if you are creating child category inside another parent category
  • Description – description text displayed with category on the site and for SEO purposes too
  • Keywords – keywords for SEO purposes
  • Icon – image displayed within category name as icon
  • Icon in Map – image used as marker for item on the map
  • Header Type – type of header on Category archives page
  • Header Image – image displayed on Category archives page if Header Image Type is selected
  • Header Image Align – align of header image if Header Image Type is selected
  • Featured category – make category featured (more information in article Featured Categories)
  • Language – language for which is category created
  • Translations – available translations in other languages

Click Add New Category button to create your new Category into which you can assign Items posts.

Create Item Category

Create new Locations

In Item Locations page you can add new location and fill up for each information like:

  • Name – main name of location used on the site
  • Slug – slug of location used in url
  • Parent – parent location if you are creating child location inside another parent location
  • Description – description text displayed with location on the site and for SEO purposes too
  • Keywords – keywords for SEO purposes
  • Icon – image displayed within location name as icon
  • Header Type – type of header on Location archives page
  • Header Image – image displayed on Location archives page if Header Image Type is selected
  • Header Image Align – align of header image if Header Image Type is selected
  • Language – language for which is location created
  • Translations – available translations in other languages
  • Featured location – mark location as featured
  • Location image – image displayed in locations list

Click Add New Category button to create your new Location into which you can assign Items posts.

Create Item Location

Assign Category and Location to Item

When you are editing some Item post you can select category and location to which is currently edited Item assigned. Select category and location on the right side of Item Edit screen:

Select Category and Location