Divi Taxonomy Helper Plugin Feature Update 1.3

Divi Taxonomy Helper Plugin Feature Update 1.3

Nelson Miller Pee Aye Creative
I'm excited to announce new features in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin with new dynamic content settings to improve the module.

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New Features

Show Current Level Taxonomies

This new setting to only show the current level taxonomies in the module is for use in Theme Builder template when used in conjunction with the Dynamic Taxonomies feature. If you enable the new setting to Show Current level Taxonomies only rather than show all the levels below as well.

only show current level taxonomies setting in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin

The screenshot below is an example of three levels of product category hierarchy in the backend. The Beach category is the top level, Towels are under Beach, and Cotton is under Towels.

list of category hierarchy in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin 1

For this example, I have added the Taxonomies module to the All Product Category Pages Theme builder template and enabled the settings Dynamic Taxonomies and Only Show Current Level Taxonomies.

When a visitor views the Beach category, they will only see Bags, Flotation, Footwear, Goggles, Hats, Sunglasses, Swimwear, and Towels – they will not see levels below these like the Cotton. However, if you wish to show levels below like Cotton, then you would disable the setting Only Show Current Level Taxonomies.

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showing only current level taxonomies in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin by Pee Aye Creative

In the screenshot above, if I did not enable the setting, it would also show the Cotton category. You would most likely always want to have the setting enabled.

Hide Taxonomy Term If No Associated Posts

Sometimes you add a category to your site but either do not use it or do not currently have any posts within that category. In previous versions, this category would still show but say “0 Posts” like in the screenshot below:

showing post count in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin by Pee Aye Creative

But now you can choose to hide any taxonomy term that does not have any associated posts. Simply enable this new setting to hide taxonomy term if no associated post, and in the screenshot above the entire “Hiking” category would not show.

hide taxonomy term if no associated posts setting in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin

Hide Module Or Show Custom Message If No Taxonomy Found

We added a new dropdown select setting in the Taxonomies module called If No Taxonomies. It has two options:

  • Hide Module
  • Show Message
if no taxonomies hide or show message setting in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin

The first option is pretty simple. If there are no dynamic taxonomies available even though the module is added to a Theme Builder template, it will simply hide the entire module.

The second option gives you another input field to enter a custom message that will show if there are no dynamic taxonomies available. Just enter your message in the input field.

show custom message if no taxonomies found setting in the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin

This update and these features for hiding the module also allows full compatibility with our other plugin the Divi Carousel Maker. Now you can make carousels of taxonomies! You can do this by adding multiple Taxonomies modules to a Theme Builder template, use the Offset feature, enable the carousel, and it will show the taxonomies of the current post you are viewing. Be sure to watch our blog for tutorial son how to do this coming soon.

35 Free Demo layouts

Our plugin comes with access to all the demo layouts for the Divi Taxonomy Helper plugin, which are available as free layouts for you to import into your own site. These layouts are built on our demo website using the settings in the Taxonomies module. We thought it would be a cool bonus to give away these layouts so that you could quickly match the demo examples on your own site and see what settings are used to create the design.

Divi Taxonomy Helper Free Layouts 1

Documentation

As with all of our products, every setting and feature of the plugin is well documented! Go check out the plugin documentation area for everything you need to know about using the module.

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Last updated Apr 21, 2023 @ 1:42 am

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Nelson Lee Miller (aka The Divi Teacher)

Nelson is the owner of Pee-Aye Creative in the beautiful state of Pennsylvania. He loves helping small businesses, exploring outdoors, building websites with Divi, and teaching others.
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