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Category Post Shortcode

This plugin is to display post by category in your page/post

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 http://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

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.3.2
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 2,000+


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