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Category Post Shortcode

Description

This plugin allow you to display post list in your page or post by using shortcode.

How to use

just put this shortcode in your post or pages

[cat totalposts=”3″ category=”1,3″ thumbnail=”true” excerpt=”true” ]

  • totalposts – your total number of post to display. default is -1
  • category – category id. use comma , for multiple id
  • thumbnail – set true if you want to display thumbnail. default is false
  • date – set true if you want to display post date. default is false. Uses format set in WordPress Settings > General > Date Format
  • excerpt – set true if you want to display excertp. default is true
  • orderby – your post will order by . default post_date . check https://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/get_posts for detail

thumbnail
* create custom field key as thumbnail-url and put your thumbnail url in the value area

style at your own
* you need to style your category-post-shortcode plugin in your style.css example

.cat-post{
width:100%;
}
.cat-post-list{
display: block;
margin-bottom: 20px;
position: relative;

}
.cat-post-images{
float:left;
width:140px;
display:block;
}

.cat-content{
width:350px;
float:right;
}
.cat-post-title{
display: block;
width:100%;
}
.cat-post-date{
display: block;
width:100%;
}
.cat-clear{
clear:both;
}

  1. more info or sample, please visit http://ibnuyahya.com/wordpress-plugins/category-post-shortcode

Installation

Install like any other basic plugin:

  1. Copy the category-post-shortcode folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder

  2. Activate the Category Post Shortcode on your plugin-page.

Reviews

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I am using this plugin almost on all the pages of www.semioffice.com. This works very well and This plugin is like the processor of my site… thank you very much for the creator.

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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release

2.0

  • Fixed some bug

2.1

  • Add order parameter

2.2

  • Corrected comment id

2.3

  • add thumbnail size
  • get image from post as a thumbnail if no thumbnail-url custom field created.

2.4

  • add option to display the post date