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I am confused how the categories work

Okay so I created categories. Then I created a few threads to test, but when I click on the category that I posted in, the threads don't show up. The only way I can see the threads I posted is if I go to "Recent Discussions".

The weird thing is that I am having this problem with the 3 categories I created, but the "General" category that was there by default DOES show threads if you post into that category.

Any help would be appreciated.


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    Oh here's the link. As you will see, the threads in the "Off Topic Discussions" category won't show up, even though I posted three.

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    whu606whu606 I'm not a SuperHero; I just like wearing tights... MVP
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    My setting were like this :

    I tried enabling root categories as heading but that didn't fix the issue.

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    hgtonighthgtonight ∞ · New Moderator

    What about the categories view settings?

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    Where are those settings? When creating a Category I have it set as Categories in the "Display As" dropdown. If you go to my link now.. I have 2 main Categories, which are "Indoor Growing" and "Outdoor Growing" and then INSIDE of Outdoor Growing, as a sub-category there is "Test1". But you'll see how it shows.

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    Anyone know what I mean?

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    whu606whu606 I'm not a SuperHero; I just like wearing tights... MVP


    The Categories behaviour on your board is not typical.

    I would suggest either or both of:

    setting theme to default

    disabling all plugins

    to see if the issue is resolved by that.

    Something somewhere on your setup is stopping Categories from working as expected.

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    I'll give that a try

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    I have now tried disabling all plugins, and also a few other themes like Baseline. Threads still not showing.

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    Any other ideas?

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    R_JR_J Ex-Fanboy Munich Admin

    It's really a strange behavior. Please re-upload all Vanilla files and try again.
    If the problem still prevails, please export GDN_Category and show it here.

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