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Ajax Post Filter


Use shortcode [ajaxFilter] to create a nice filter posts feature.
Attributes for this shortcode include:
* posttypes – comma separated post types that you want displayed
* taxonomies – comma separent taxonomies that you want to be able to filter by.
* showcount – set to 0 or 1 toggle the displaying of post counts next to taxonomies
* pageination – accepts values “top,bottom”, “top”, “bottom” depend where you want your pagination
* posts_per_page – set the amount of posts per page (default is 15)
* shownav – set to 0 or 1 to toggle on of off the navigation

[ajaxFilter posttypes=”test_album” taxonomies=”category,tag,genre,writer” showcount=”1″]


  • An example of the shortcode


Install from wordpress plugins directory.

Else, to install manually:

  1. Upload unzipped plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“Ajax Post Filter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Version 1.


  • Bug fixes
  • Will use ajax-loop.php file from template if exists


  • Adjustable amount of posts per pages
  • Taxonomy Titles are now displays as headings on the navigation rather than the slugs
  • Pagination now included ( by default, appears like “Prev Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Next Page”)
  • Added pagination, posts_per_page, shownav to attributes in shortcode.


  • Removed ‘Filter’ Title from navigation
  • Fixed bug where unpublished posts were being displayed on ajax responses
  • Fixed error of wrong classes on next and previous links.
  • Fixed last page sometimes getting ignored bug


  • Plugin is now coded in Classes to be consistant with our other plugins
  • Fixed bug in which plugin crashed if taxonomies weren’t specified in the shortcode


  • Minor JS bug fix
  • Ajax url fix
  • Included script that enables HTML5 browser features for IE7/8 (