Radiospecific: How I Solved My Category Problem

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I was having a hell of a time getting design changes to propagate out to my categories. It turned out that in the early days of this blog when I Was experimenting with many of the canned themes and giving each category its own design, these choices decoupled the categories from the home page in terms of templates. Literally this meant that each category had its own #template, #homeTemplate, etc.
What I finally figured out was that removing those files from the category folders forced the categories to resume using the master templates stored in the root /www/ folder.
If I do customize the categories in the future (such as giving the KM category a more business-like design or featuring different blogrolls specific to each category’s topic), then I’ll be back at trying to maintain multiple template files, but for now simplicity rules the realm.