FAQ Manager
[resolved] Restrict the faqlist (7 posts)

  1. OzManic
    Posted 2 years ago #

    2 things:

    1. Can I limit the list of post titles? I only want to show 5 of the most recent titles in my sidebar. Right now, it's showing 10 and had started a second page.
    2. Can the titles show in reverse order with the newest title added to the TOP of the list instead of the bottom?

    My site:
    The area of question is in the sidebar, titled: Answers to Questions submitted by YOU!


  2. OzManic
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I got the list to shorten. Now it's even more important to get the list reversed.

    [faqlist limit="7"]

    successfully restricted the list to 7 but they're the 7 oldest.

  3. Andrew Norcross
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    two things:

    1.) there is a drag-and-drop sort available on the back-end
    2.) there are dedicated widgets included that will allow you to list the most recent questions from a specific tag or topic

    do either of these solve the issue?

  4. OzManic
    Posted 2 years ago #

    norcross, thanks for the input.

    Can you direct me to the "back-end"? Are you saying I go to the FAQ Manager editor for the drag-&-drop sort?

  5. OzManic
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Still wondering what "back-end" is being referred to.

  6. OzManic
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I found it.
    In the dashboard in the sidebar there is "Sort FAQs."

    This initially looks like a hassle because I have to go manually move these items, but I like this better than something that automatically adds the newest post to the top of the list.

    With my list limited to 7, I can do a mix of the newest FAQs and the best FAQs.

    Excellent solution!


    One request: can the Sort section be set up in 2 columns? As I add more to the list, it would be easier to move things around if there was more visible on the page without scrolling.

  7. Andrew Norcross
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    not sure about splitting columns. the reason being that the jQuery that powers the drag and drop (and saves the new order) is all tied to being in that <ul> column. splitting them would break that. however, I could work with the size of each item to make more of them fit.

    thanks for the feedback!

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