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P2 New Post Categories


The P2 theme lets you quickly create posts from the front end, but by default it only allows you to tag them. This plugin lets adds a dropdown box to the post form so that you can also assign a category to the post.


  • The new post form with the category dropdown added


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Contributors & Developers

“P2 New Post Categories” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



v0.3 (12/4/2013)

  • [NEW] p2 version 1.5.2 is now required.
  • [NEW] Fires an AJAX request on the new post trigger to store the category instead of hijacking the tag field.
  • [NEW] Select the default category in the dropdown list instead of the first one.

v0.2 (9/16/2013)

v0.1 (9/16/2013)

  • [NEW] Initial release