Here’s a look at another one of my prized plugins. And by prized I don’t mean I have sexual feelings for it.
I use this one on every WordPress blog I set up; in fact it’s one of the first plugins I install. Page Link Manager adds a little check box into every page editing pane you have. The check box gives your option very simply: Include Page Link in Navigation.
It’s that simple.
The implications of this may not seem clear right away:
- If you’re a WordPress user, you can now create pages (of less-than-really-important information) which don’t show up on your main menu. This really expands the possibilities for WordPress as a CMS.
- If you’re a WordPress developer, you can easily shift between lots of pages and few pages whenmcreating a theme. There’s a page in the control panel under Manage Page Links that gives you a list of all the pages on your site. From there you can choose to show or hide any amount of pages you want.
Note: This shouldn’t effect anyone’s sitemap or other search engine optimizations. Just keep in mind that you won’t, by default, have a link to the page from anywhere on your site. Don’t be careless!
Kudos to Garret Murphy for the plugin. You are an amazing man, and I promise I don’t have a poster of you above my bed.