Tag: WordPress as a CMS

WordPress’ Template File Hierarchy Explained

Whilst doing some client work recently I needed to display a slightly different archive for each category. The solution, I thought, was to throw if statements (ie if is category archive for ‘Cheese’ then use, else if is ‘Bananas’ use this etc etc) at the category.php file. The trouble was, after doing this twice, it became clear that it was getting very quickly impractical.