[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #3130: Proposal for category improvements

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Thu Sep 14 05:42:41 GMT 2006

#3130: Proposal for category improvements
 Reporter:  markjaquith     |        Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  enhancement     |       Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal          |    Milestone:  2.1      
Component:  Administration  |      Version:  2.1      
 Severity:  normal          |   Resolution:           
 Keywords:                  |  
Comment (by markjaquith):

 Another idea (someone else brought it up... maybe you, Ryan, but I'd been
 thinking the same thing):

 Allow hierarchical category creation (including creation of non-existing

 I like the > character for that use.

 We simply explode on ">" and then trim, and then start with array element
 0 (N) and then go down the list.  If element N doesn't exist on level N+1,
 we create it.

 With non-hierarchical category entries for an existing category, we'd use
 the existing one (instead of creating a new top-level category).  This
 logic would need some usability testing... there is potential for

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3130>
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