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1. Install The Divi Taxonomy Helper Plugin
Not Available By Default
Since this is not a feature that comes in WordPress or Divi by default, we first need to get this functionality. You may be tempted to try a few free plugins in the WordPress repository to add an image to a category, but none of them will do the most important feature of actually making this image usable.
The Only Solution For Divi
The only solution to dynamically add a category featured image to a Divi Theme Builder category template is with our plugin Divi Taxonomy Helper.
Perhaps you are not familiar with it, or even with taxonomies, and that’s okay. It’s a very simple plugin to learn, and very affordable. A taxonomy is just a fancy term for something like a category or tag. We noticed this feature was missing, and the need to enhance category pages, so we created this plugin as the only solution available for Divi users. If you are a member of our Divi Adventure Club, simply go to your account and download the plugin and install it on your site. Otherwise, you can purchase the plugin to proceed with the same steps.
3. Add A Description To Categories
Along with the image, you can add an optional category description. The description field comes by default with WordPress, and Divi has a dynamic content option for using this in the Theme Builder templates, which is great. I recommend adding descriptions to all your taxonomies so that they can be used in the category template or in our Taxonomies module.
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