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BNS Featured Category

Displays most recent posts from a specific featured category or categories.

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload bns-featured-category.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate through the 'Plugins' menu.
  3. Place the BNS Featured Category widget appropriately in the Appearance | Widgets section of the dashboard.
  4. Set options to personal preferences, for example:
  • Widget Title
  • Categories - separated by commas
  • Show (first) Category Description (checkbox)
  • Show Author and date/time details of post (checkbox)
  • Show all categories attached to post (checkbox)
  • Show all tags attached to post (checkbox)
  • Show post in full or use default of post excerpt (checkbox)

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  1. Go to 'Plugins' menu under your Dashboard
  2. Click on the 'Add New' link
  3. Search for bns-featured-category
  4. Install.
  5. Activate through the 'Plugins' menu.
  6. Place the BNS Featured Category widget appropriately in the Appearance | Widgets section of the dashboard.
  7. Set options to personal preferences, for example:
  • Widget Title
  • Categories - separated by commas
  • Show (first) Category Description (checkbox)
  • Show Author and date/time details of post (checkbox)
  • Show all categories attached to post (checkbox)
  • Show all tags attached to post (checkbox)
  • Show post in full or use default of post excerpt (checkbox)

Read this article for further assistance: http://wpfirstaid.com/2009/12/plugin-installation/

Shortcode: bnsfc

Parameters are very similar to the plugin:

  • 'title' => __( 'Featured Category', 'bns-fc' ),
  • 'cat_choice' => '1',
  • 'display_children' => false,
  • 'union' => false,
  • 'use_current' => false,
  • 'count' => '0',
  • 'show_count' => '3',
  • 'offset' => '0',
  • 'sort_order' => 'DESC',
  • 'use_thumbnails' => true,
  • 'content_thumb' => '100',
  • 'excerpt_thumb' => '50',
  • 'show_meta' => false,
  • 'show_comments' => false,
  • 'show_cats' => false,
  • 'show_cat_desc' => false,
  • 'link_title' => false,
  • 'show_tags' => false,
  • 'featured_image_first' => false,
  • 'only_titles' => false,
  • 'no_titles' => false,
  • 'show_full' => false,
  • 'excerpt_length' => '',
  • 'no_excerpt' => false

NB: Use the shortcode at your own risk!

Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0
Last Updated: 2014-8-31
Downloads: 29,293

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