How to display descriptions

  • Vivian
    Senior Member 174 points
    May 25, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Would like to add a description text to categories and display these in the listing category pages and also taxonomy pages which is not included in the current child theme and don’t want to change the theme, please advise

  • Alex Morgan
    Alex Morgan
    Super Guru 1,110 points
    May 28, 2019 at 10:59 am

    hi Vivian

    basically there is no option for this in version 9 .

    Iwould suggest you add this as a request here , Mark might add an option for this to the next update

  • Vivian
    Senior Member 174 points
    July 14, 2019 at 4:45 am

    Thanks but don’t have time to wait for a “might”…
    Is there anyone here that can advise which file to edit to allow the display of the Listing Category descriptions?
    Found these articles but they relate to the blog categories

    How to Display Your WordPress Category Description in Your Theme

    It’s a basic SEO principle to definitely include and display a description for the categories so would think I’m not the only person who needs this?
    Any advice would be appreciated.

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