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Advanced WP Columns

Advanced WP Columns plugin provides you to set up your blog content in the multiple columns using simple user interface, without any short codes.

4 reviews
Average Rating
3.8 out of 5 stars
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little squares appear with google chrome
By , for WP 4.2.2

As it is written in the tittle : little squares appear = url image not found, with google chrome.
I change for shortcode ultimate.

This plugin has much promise
By , for WP 3.9

When first downloading and installing this plugin it works great out of the box! However once you see how your columns appear in responsive view - you may not like it so much.

The interface that you can access from the WP visual editor is great and easy to use (drag and drop) interface.

Anyway, back to the responsive view. It centers all the text that is showing on a resolution of 1024px wide and below. The css for this action is even baked in inline into your HTML source code using !important declarations. I really don't know why people would want heaps of centered text on a mobile viewport. If anyone wants a fix for it please see here https://wordpress.org/support/topic/text-alignment-changes-in-smaller-browser-window?replies=4

Plus the plugin adds lots of extra code into the visual editor which could cause some issues when handing a website over to users/clients that are not too familiar with HTML, they have a real potential to break it. Also once you create the columns, there is no easy way to edit them. You can edit the code or create them all over again.

This plugin has great potential but it is not fully realizing it. It needs a few refinements, that's why I am giving it 3 stars.

You think it's great, and then discover you can'r resize images.
By , for WP 4.1.1

This plugin is an in between a cloumns-rows shortcode, and a full blown page builder plugin. It's nice it's simple, it's efficient.

1. That said, you cannot resize image.
2. This issue was raised several months ago, and the developer has ignored the problem to the day

Because of the 2 issues, I gave this plugin 3 points and not 5.

Hard to customize
By ,

This plugin is great in many ways but I lack some features:

1) Visual column border in back-end

2) No forced CSS styling (text-align: center !important) (?!)

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