This plugin allows you to create a Mac-like Dock menu with post thumbnail links or an image gallery in any post or page, using a simple shortcode.
The Dock - as anyone familiar with a Mac knows - is a set of icons that expand when rolled over with the cursor. This plugin mimics that behavior with WordPress post thumbnails, creating a visually-stunning set of links to other blog posts on any post or page. New in version 2.0, it can also be used to create an image gallery!
jqDock Post Thumbs can be used to display posts, pages, or custom post types, provided post thumbnails are enabled in the current theme. It can also be used to display images attached to the current post, or by post ID.
How To Use
This shortcode will create a Dock with five random post thumbnail links.
Control Number of Thumbnails
qty option can be set to any number you like. Your page width will help you determine your maximum. As a point of reference,
a page that is 850px wide with no sidebar looks good at
Show Custom Post Type
type option can be set to
page, or to the name of any custom post type.
Hide Post Titles (Since 2.0)
Prevent the title of the post from appearing over the thumbnail using this shortcode.
Control Order of Posts (Since 2.0)
[jqdpostthumbs order="ASC" orderby="title"]
Control the order in which post thumbnails are displayed using these options. The only valid choice for
orderby, you can choose:
menu_order; default is
Show Image Gallery (Since 2.0)
Show a random set of 5 image thumbnails attached to the current post, which link to the full size images.
Control Number of Thumbnails
Same as with post thumbnails, the
qty option can be set to any number you like. Your page width will help you determine your
maximum. As a point of reference, a page that is 850px wide with no sidebar looks good at
Show Images From Specific Post (Since 2.0)
Set the post ID to show images attached to a specific post/page. Defaults to the current post/page.
Hide Image Titles (Since 2.0)
Same as with post thumbnails, prevent the title of the image from appearing over the thumbnail using this shortcode.
Set Image Link Attributes (Since 2.0)
[jqdgallery target="blank" class="my-class" rel="my-rel"]
This may be useful if you want to combine jqDock Image Gallery with a Lightbox plugin that requires a special
About This Plugin
For more information about this plugin, visit: http://mynewsitepreview.com/jqdpostthumbs/
To see a live demo, visit: http://mynewsitepreview.com/jqdpostthumbs-wordpress-plugin-live-demo
jqDock, which powers this WordPress plugin, is an awesome jQuery plugin developed by Roger Barrett and inspired by Isaac Rocca's "iconDock" plugin.
Documentation for jqDock can be found at: http://www.wizzud.com/jqDock/
Requires: 3.2.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.2.1
Last Updated: 5 years ago
Active Installs: 80+
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