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OneSpace Last Post

Provides a shortcode to get the latest posts on the blog, for one or more categories or a post_type.

Veja descrição em portugues em: http://onespace.com.br/lastpost/

This plugin provides you with a shortcode that returns the latest posts from specifics categories or post_types, you can choose how many posts is to be show or what kind of information you can get from posts.

Arguments:

  1. id - You can use any number of post categories ids separeted by commas
  2. num - the number of posts to return for wich categorie id
  3. info - this is where goes all the printing information

Info printing arguments:

  1. thumb: returns the post's featured image, you must specify the width of the thumb after ':', has a link to the post
  2. title: returns the title, has a link to the post
  3. excerpt: returns the first lines from you post you can specify the lenght of the text to show and a subtext. excerpt:LENGTH:SUB-TEXT, has a link to the post
  4. content: returns all content from post
  5. date: returns date of post publishing, you can specify the format after ':'

More about date:

Date format uses php default formating symbols, here goes some of then;

d: day of month m: month y: year

it has some limitations, you can't use escape chars (yet).

check the manual to see the complete list: http://php.net/manual/en/function.date.php

A few examples:

[os_lastpost id="x,y,z" num=2 info="title,date:d/m/y,thumb:130,excerpt:120: ... veja mais"]

returns the latest 2 posts from post categories x, y and z, printing the date on Day/Month/Year, featured image 130 px of width, 120 chars from post content (html stripped) and a custom text " ... veja mais" at the end.

[os_lastpost post_type="custom_post_type" num=5 info="title,excerpt"]

returns the latest 5 posts from a custom post type, printing title, and the first 60 chars from the post content and a default text " ... read more"

[os_lastpost post_type="post" num=5 info="title,content"]

returns the latest 5 posts from all your categories, printing title, and full content

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-8-13
Downloads: 493

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