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  1. subhash says:

    can you explain how to show categories

  2. roman says:

    Is there a way for user to manage his subscriptions? Smth like a page or widget with all checkboxes where he could unsubscribe or subscribe to other category?

  3. WPBeginner Staff says:

    Yes you can but you will have to modify the code for tags.

  4. Kath Rowling says:

    can you subscribe to certain tags instead of categories?

  5. Ahmed says:

    Is there a way I can make something like reddit where you subscribe to categories and view them all in a separate page?

  6. Karen says:

    Hi, I’m building a site for a non profit group and they want a “back office” page/area just for committee/coordinators, so they are given a login in and password to access documents, photos forms etc – not a subscriber type of function. Can you help? cheers karen

  7. Brenda says:

    Is there any way to do this with custom taxonomies?

    • WPBeginner Support says:

      Yes the basic instructions are the same, use get_term_feed_link( $term_id, $taxonomy = 'customtaxonomyname', $feed = 'rss2' ) instead of get_category_feed_link() function.

  8. Swapnali says:


    This tutorial is awesome… Thanks.. :)
    Was finding very difficult to get category subscription for users. Find your tutorial and work was done in just few minutes. Thanks once again.

    I want to ask one thing I am using free mailchimp, does it will cretae any problem?

  9. Kimberly says:

    Nice tutorial, thanks so much.

  10. Marc A. Flego says:

    First off, I absolutely love this website! Second, I have a question… What if you want to display these very same category subscribe links on your main blog page or even on a single blog post?

    I assumed that it would consist of the same code being integrated into blog.php and single.php but that’s not the case – the links appear, but they do not direct correctly when clicked.

    Anyone else tried this?

    • Editorial Staff says:

      Hey Marc,

      The easiest solution would be to use your category URL/feed/ manually. On other pages, $category variable is not available by default. Also wp_list_categories function has the option to display all categories with feed links.

      • Marc A. Flego says:

        Hmm, so there’s no variable category feed URL which can be linked to different blog posts? I would have thought that to be a fairly basic function in WordPress. If a blog post can display a category tag beside it, why can it not display a link to that feed on the same page? Maybe I’m missing something…

  11. Badar ul islam says:

    This tutorial is super duper useful for people having alot of categories in their blog or website especially having more then 1 niche in their website.

  12. Tuan Vo says:

    Awesome!!! Very very very very useful post :)

  13. Zach Smith says:

    this was actually informative – not like most of what i see online. sharing :)

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