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EG-Series helps you to organize your posts in a new way, allowing the creation of groups (series) of posts. Can be useful to promote some posts.

  1. The plugin is available for download on the WordPress repository,
  2. Download the file eg-series.zip, and uncompress it,
  3. Upload the resulting files to a folder in ../wp-content/plugins/,
  4. Activate EG-Series through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress,
  5. The plugin is ready to be used,
  6. You can go to Settings / EG-Series menu, to set the plugin parameters.

The plugin is now ready to be used. You can also install the plugin directly from the WordPress interface.


EG-Series adds three administration pages, two widgets and two shortcodes.

Administration pages

  • EG-Series Post allows to quickly create series, and assign them to posts, without edit post one by one,
  • EG-Series Series gives ability to change or rename series,
  • Settings/EG-Series contains all options of the plugin. In this page, you can activate the auto shortcode feature.


There two shortcodes: one to display list of series, one to display list of posts for a specific serie.

Shortcodes syntax is:

  • Parameters related to the shortcode series, to display the list of existing series:

    • title: title of the shortcode. Default value: '',
    • titletag: html tag used to surround the title. Default value: h2,
    • listtype: format of the list. Possible values: ul for simple list, ol for ordered list, or select for select combobox. Default value: ul,
    • number: number of series to display. Default value: 0 (all series),
    • more: id of the post or the page where the list of all series are displayed. Default value: 0 (no page),
    • hide_empty: Display or hide series with no posts attached. Possible values: 0 all series are shown, 1 only series with posts are displated. Default value: 1,
    • width: length (number of characters) to be used for series name, Default value: 0 (no cut),
    • show_count: show the number of posts attached to the serie. Possible values: 0 count hidden, 1 count displayed. Default value: 0,
    • description: show series description. Possible values: 0 description hidden, 1 description shown. Default value: 0,
    • listposts: Show the list of posts attached to each serie. Possible value: 0 posts are not displayed, 1 posts are displayed. Default value: 0,

    The following parameters are used only when listposts is set to 1:

    • show_date: Show date of posts. Possible values: 0 date not displayed, 1 date displayed. Default value: 0,
    • expand: Show the excerpt of each post. Possible values: 0 excerpt not displayed, 1 excerpt displayed. Default value: 0,
    • post_orderby: defines the sort key for posts. Possible values: title, date or user_order. Default: date,
    • post_order: defines the sort order. Possible values: ASC (ascending), DESC (descending). Default value: ASC,
    • numposts: the number of posts to display for each serie. Default value: 0 (all posts are displayed).
  • To display the list of posts of a serie: [seriesposts options], with the following options:

    • id: ID of a post included in the serie you want to display. Default value: 0 (current post is used),
    • name: slug of the serie for which we want to display posts. Default value: '',
    • sid: id of the serie for which we want to display posts. Default value: 0 (parameters id, and/or name are used),
    • title: title of the list. Default '' (no title),
    • titletag: html tag to put before and after the title. Default: h2,
    • listtype: type of list. Possible values are: select, ul for simple list, ol for numbered list). Default: ul,
    • orderby: choose the sort key (title,post_title, date or post_date, user_order) - Default: date,
    • order: choose the order (ASC for ascending, or DESC for descending) - Default: DESC,
    • show_date: display dates or not. Possible values: 0 or 1, False or True. Default: 1 or True,
    • expand: display excerpt of each post. Possible values: 0 or 1. Default: 0,
    • numposts: number of posts to display. Default value: 0 (all posts are displayed),
    • width: length (number of characters) to be used for posts name, Default value: 0 (no cut),

Two widgets provide the same lists than the shortcode, and can be customized with the same options. The Widgets Series Posts appears only if the current post is belonging to a serie, and this serie contains more than one post.

Requires: 3.5.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.0
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 200+


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