In other words, get ready for some WordPress design trickery.
WordPress offers various methods for adding more control over your posts. This section covers three such methods: tag-based design, custom fields, and adding your own taxonomies. I won ’t go over post formats again here, as those are covered in Chapter 6, “Advanced Theme Usage.” Using post formats, though, is a great way to get more control of your posts.
The most common setup for a WordPress site revolves around categories and Pages. The former gives individual control of post listings and can be queried by conditional tags such as in_category(), which means that you can make all categories behave differently. This in turn means that a category archive can easily become a section on a site in a most natural way, and posts belonging to that category can ...