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Create post lists – any kind

Builds post lists based on options you choose from a form in a widget. It works similar to SQL query butno coding knowledge is required. Check out the Live preview and the Video Preview above.

You can drag & drop the widget in as many sidebars or custom widget areas as you like and build as many independent lists as you like. You can easily build any type of list you’d like.

 

Key characteristics

  • Unlimited post lists
  • Choose categories, tags, authors
  • Custom post types and taxonomies support
  • Title, excerpt, date, comments
  • List length and order
  • List delimiter
  • Image size – thumbnail, medium, large, custom size
  • Image positioning – top, right, left, in or out of excerpt
  • Number of columns – 1,2, 3, 4
  • Multiple widgets
  • Custom CSS class for every widget’s instance

 

Examples

You can create a fully functional website using this widget. Check the live preview to get some ideas

  • Sidebar examples – right, left, footer
  • Blog examples
  • Gallery – 2, 3, 4 columns
  • Portfolio – 1, 2, 3, 4 columns, Products
  • Widgetized page examples
  • and many more …

We look forward to see what you are able to build using Smart Post Lists Widget.

 

Get more from Smart Post Lists

Most themes for WordPress will come with default sidebars and a few footer areas where you can drop widgets in. If you want to have custom sidebars (widget areas) for instance in content areas of your pages and post, or any other area of your site:

 

Customize front-end outlook

By default the widget looks like all other widgets from the same sidebar you drop it in. It has its own CSS file that overrides the default styles for your list elements. You can use that file to further customize thefront-end outlook.

You can also have a custom CSS class for every widget’s instance by entering the class name in the widget’s settings.

 

How it works

Go to your widgets section. Drag and Drop the widget in the sidebar you want your list to appear. Fill in the form and click save. Here are the options you can choose from:

  • Select post type to list posts from
  • Select multiple taxonomies, categories, tags, authors to list posts from
  • Choose the number of posts to list and where to start listing from
  • Order the list by: author, date created, date modified, post title, id, random
  • Order to display posts: ascending, descending
  • Select fields you want to show: title, date, excerpt, number of comments
  • Select excerpt length in words
  • Choose to show image on: first post only, all posts, none
  • Select featured image size you’d like to use: thumbnail, medium, large
  • Further customize the width or height of your images
  • Choose image float: top of text, left of text, right of text, left in text, right in text
  • Choose number of columns: 1 column, 2 columns, 3 columns, 4 columns
  • Add a custom class for your widget to be able to style it separately

By filling a simple form this plugin will build an SQL SELECT query, return a result set and build html code based on it. The form controls select expression, where condition, order by expression, limit expression.
No coding is required!

 

 

Support

Got a question or an issue? Please email us via our user page contact form here. We will get back to you as soon as possible!

 

Updates

If you have any suggestions on how to improve this plugin please let us know! We will seriously consider any suggestion and add it to widget’s upgrade list.

 

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