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Show the links in multiple columns.

  1. Unzip archive to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. This is two ways to add the WP-MulticolLinks widget to the sidebar:
    • Go to 'Design->Widgets', and add the WP-MulticolLinks to your blog.
    • In your 'sidebar.php' file add the following lines:
<?php wp_multicollinks(); ?>


NAME            TYPE       DESCRIPTION                 DEFAULT VERSIONS
limit           integer    the number of links.        0(all)  1.0+
columns         integer    the number of columns.      1       1.0+
category        string     the name of the category            1.0+
                           to show.
orderby         string     sort by                     name    1.0+
order           ASC/DESC   how to sort.                ASC     1.0+
navigator       true/false show navigator buttons.     true    1.0+

Using Examples:

<?php wp_multicollinks('limit=20&orderby=rand&columns=2'); ?>
<?php wp_multicollinks('category=blogroll&orderby=rand&order=DESC'); ?>
<?php wp_multicollinks('limit=20&navigator=false'); ?>

Custom CSS:

  • WP-MulticolLinks will load wp-multicollinks.css from your theme directory if it exists.
  • If it doesn't exists, it will load the default style that comes with WP-MulticolLinks.

Requires: 2.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.7
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 300+


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