jQuery Categories List Widget

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A simple jQuery widget (can be called from posts) for displaying categories in a list with some effects.

Author:Miguel Useche (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.3
WordPress version tested:4.4
Plugin version:2.2.5
Added to WordPress repository:07-12-2010
Last updated:23-12-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:http://skatox.com/blog/jquery-categories-list...
Total downloads:63 862
Active installs:6 000+
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This plugin provides a widget and a filter to display a collapsible list of categories in your sidebar or posts by using jQuery.


  1. Display a collapsed list of your categories to reduce space.
  2. It uses jQuery for effects and to make them work with most browsers.
  3. Select the symbol for expanding/collapsing categories
  4. Select categories to exclude, so it shows only the categories you want.
  5. Autoexpand selected category (including it parent or child).
  6. Support for multiple instances.
  7. Simple layout configuration
  8. Shortcode support [jQueryCategoriesList]
  9. Translated to Spanish, Italian Russian, Slovak, Czech.
  10. And more to come...