[wp-hackers] WP as FAQ/ Knowledge Base System

David House dmhouse at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 08:15:41 GMT 2005

On 22/07/05, Frank Naude <naudefj at telkomsa.net> wrote:
> Would it be possible to hack WP into a FAQ/ Knowledge Base system, or are
> there better products to use? This is what I would like to achieve:

This is certainly possible. I don't know of any other systems that
would do the job, but there probably are some, so maybe you should
check those out before you proceed. Anyway, assuming you're going with
> First page must show a Yahoo-directory of category links. 

Create your own theme where index.php calls wp_list_cats().

> Drilling down must show a Yahoo-directory of subcategories, and 
> a listing of posts in that category.

In this theme of yours, make category.php list the sub categories
below the posts.

> Posts and categories should be listed in logical order - 'book-style'. I guess
> this can only be achieved by entering a "sort key" to control Category/ Post
> display order.

What do you mean, 'book style'?
> Any ideas/ pointers will be greatly appreciated!

This should all be possible with just a custom theme.

-David House, dmhouse at gmail.com, http://xmouse.ithium.net

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