Insert a blog post list using the blog shortcode. Add the shortcode to a page or other content area to produce a list of blog posts. Optional parameters allow customization of the display.
[four_fifth] [blog category=”6,16,18,22″ posts_per_page=”1″ paging=”false” image_width=”545″ image_height=”150″ excerpt_length=”-1″ read_more=”-1″ show_category_list=”false” orderby=”rand”] [/four_fifth] [one_fifth_last] [/one_fifth_last]
[blog category="1" posts_per_page="2" paging="false" image_width="450" image_height="125" excerpt_length="-1" read_more="-1" orderby="rand"]
Blog from Categories
- (string) The category ID’s to pull posts from. Can be entered as a comma separated list.
- (bool) (Optional) Show featured image in blog list. (true/false)
- (integer) (Optional) The featured image height. Set to “0” for auto.
- (integer) (Optional) The featured image width. Set to “0” for auto.
- (string) (Optional) Display excerpt or full post. Values: excerpt, full
- (integer) (Optional) The length of the excerpt, number of words to display. Set to “-1” for no excerpt.
- (bool) (Optional) Show or hide the post date. (true/false)
- (bool) (Optional) Show or hide the author avatar image. (true/false)
- (bool) (Optional) Show or hide the author name and link. (true/false)
- (bool) (Optional) Show or hide the comments link. (true/false)
- (bool) (Optional) Show or hide the list of categories assigned to the post. (true/false)
- (bool) (Optional) Show or hide the list of tags assigned to the post. (true/false)
- (integer) (Optional) The number of posts to display on each page.
- (bool) (Optional) Enable paging. (true/false)
- (string) (Optional) Shows entered text at the end of the excerpt linking to full post. For example: read_more=”More…”
Posts from categories with paging and post details:
[blog category="7,8,9" author_avatar="true" show_date="true" paging="true"]
Posts from categories, full post no images:
[blog category="7,8,9" post_content="full" images="false"]
Blog from Pages
Blogs may also be generated from pages using a list of page ID’s or the child pages from a parent page ID.
- (string) (Required) Directs the query to use pages instead of posts. Must include the value “page”.
- (string) The page ID’s to include. Can be entered as a comma separated list.
- (integer) (Optional) Show child pages of the selected parent. Similar to using a category for posts.
Pages from list of page ID’s:
[blog post_type="page" page_id="10,11,12"]
Child pages from parent page ID:
[blog post_type="page" post_parent="9"]
Order and Orderby Parameters
- (string) (Optional) Designates the ascending or descending order of the “orderby” parameter.
- “ASC” – ascending order from lowest to highest values (1, 2, 3; a, b, c).
- “DESC” – descending order from highest to lowest values (3, 2, 1; c, b, a).
- (string) (Optional) Sort posts by.
- ‘none’ – No order.
- ‘id’ – Order by post id.
- ‘author’ – Order by author.
- ‘title’ – Order by title.
- ‘date’ – Order by date. (default)
- ‘modified’ – Order by last modified date.
- ‘parent’ – Order by post/page parent id.
- ‘rand’ – Random order.
- ‘comment_count’ – Order by number of comments
- ‘menu_order’ – Order by Page Order.
Display random posts:
[blog category="8" orderby="rand"]
Display popular posts:
[blog category="8" orderby="comment_count"]
Additional blog information available on the blog information page »
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