WordPress: Featured Categories

This Customizer option allows you to select up to 5 post categories that will be featured at the top of your homepage. Each category displays the latest post from that topic automatically.

Please note:

  • You must select at least one category before this feature will work.
  • There must be at least 1 published post in a category for it to show in the options.

It is also possible to change the image shape and show the post titles/dates.

You can activate this feature from the "Featured Categories" tab in the Appearance > Customize section of your dashboard:

Each panel will display the featured image from your most recent post within that category. If you would like to select a specific image which will always show for that category, you can do so using the following option when editing the category:

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