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[resolved] Request for random order (4 posts)

  1. Evan Scheingross
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi, first off great work on this little plugin thus far! It's definitely saved me a lot of work.

    However one feature that I wish was included in the widget was the ability to sort testimonials by random order.

    I have a site where the client has requested 1 random testimonial displaying in the sidebar of every page. But in order to accomplish this I need to manually code my own widget rather than use the native testimonial widget included with this plugin.

    Just a suggestion for an easy update that I think many users would find helpful.



  2. Matty Cohen
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi evster,

    Thanks for your query. :)

    You could use the "orderby" parameter and set this to "rand" when using the shortcode.

    Please advise if this produces the desired result. :)

    Thanks and regards,

  3. Evan Scheingross
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks Mattyza. That's exactly what I did (though in my case I used php instead of a shortcode).

    But what I was getting at was that it would be a cool feature to add that random sort order to the widget that's part of the plugin. That way I won't need to create my own custom widget just to pull a random testimonial.

  4. Matty Cohen
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    @evster - This functionality has been added in version 1.2.1 of the plugin. :)

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