Take the 2-minute tour ×
WordPress Development Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for WordPress developers and administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm taking the reigns of an existing Wordpress site that has a magazine-style home page with sections for featured articles, upcoming events, different categories of articles, etc.

Currently, these fields are populated with a hodgepodge of different taxonomy - the page uses categories, tags, and sticky posts to correctly populate the content.

Using all three seems a big excessive. What's the best method of categorizing and populating a magazine style layout. Just being driven by the category of the article, etc? Or are their plugins/methods for the editors to directly choose specifically which article appears where.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

I'd use a bunch of widget areas to build up a home page like that. Register some extra sidebars (in this case they don't actually have to be 'sidebars', they can be any size/shape) and then create a widget or widgets that can list posts from any category or list sticky posts etc...

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.