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Column-Matic adds a shortcode that wraps post/page content up in cozy columns. Useful for magazine or newspaper style layouts.

Example 1: 2 column layout using class only

[column class="column1"]Column 1 content goes here.[/column] [column class="column2"]Column 2 content goes here.[/column] [end_columns] Note: .column1 and .column2 must be defined in your theme's style.css

Example 2: 3 column layout using css definitions

[column width="200px" padding="10px"]Column 1 content goes here.[/column] [column width="200px" padding="10px"]Column 2 content goes here.[/column] [column width="200px" padding="10px"]Column 3 content goes here.[/column] [end_columns]

How does one remove the strange <br/> and </p> tags that are being inserted between the columns

This is due to WordPress processing the wonky wpautop function before processing shortcodes. For a quick workaround, try the following:

  1. Change execution priority of wpautop by adding the following line to function.php:
    add_filter( 'the_content', 'wpautop',20 );

  2. Remove breaks and spaces between the shortcodes, so the the columns appear all clumped together:
    [column class="column1"]Column 1 content goes here.[/column][column class="column2"]Column 2 content goes here.[/column][end_columns]

I am a Social Netwookiee, might Twinpictures have a Facebook page?

Yes, yes... Twinpictures is on Facebook.

Does Twinpictures do the Twitter?

Ah yes! @Twinpictures does the twitter tweeting around here.

How does one use the shortcode, exactly?

A complete listing of shortcode options has been provided to answer this exact question.

Where can I translate this plugin into my favorite language?

Community translation for Column-Matic has been set up. You are welcome to join.

Where can I go for jokes and fun?

Why not try: Jokes & Fun

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0
Last Updated: 2014-6-22
Downloads: 37,163


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