How to Display Different Single Template Based on Category

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Are you looking for a way to display different single template based on category? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to display different single template based on category in WordPress.


All you have to do is remove everything from your theme’s single.php file and add this code:

$post = $wp_query->post;
if ( in_category('features') ) {
include(TEMPLATEPATH . '/single-features.php');
} else {
include(TEMPLATEPATH . '/single-post.php');

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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  1. Dude thanks so much for this quick/simple solution!

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