Blog

The blog shortcode displays posts. The options for this shortcode are shown below.

OptionDefaultExampleDescription
columns3columns="5"The number of columns of posts can be 1 to 6
posts(empty)posts="1,15,19"A comma separated list of post IDs to show
categories(empty)categories="1,5,12"A comma separated list of category IDs to show posts from
category__and(empty)category__and="1,5,12"A comma separated list of category IDs to show posts from, the posts
must be in ALL specified categories
category__not_in(empty)category__not_in="1,5,12"A comma separated list of category IDs to exclude posts from
author(empty)author="5"Show only posts from the user with this ID
show_title1show_title="0"Show the title of the post, 1 is true 0 is false
show_meta1show_meta="0"Show the post meta data, 1 is true 0 is false
show_date(empty)show_date="0"Show the post meta data, 1 is true 0 is false, an empty string will inherit
the option from the theme options panel
show_description1show_description="0"Show the post description (excerpt), 1 is true 0 is false
description_length(empty)description_length="40"The length of the excerpt in words
full_description0full_description="1"Show the full post content instead of the excerpt, 1 is true 0 is false
show_read_more1show_read_more="0"Show the “Read More” button below the post, 1 is true 0 is false
read_more(empty)read_more="Continue Reading"The text for the “Read More” button
image1image="0"Show the post thumbnail image, 1 is true 0 is false
image_type(empty)image_type="left" The type of featured image.

  • “below” – Below title (full width)
  • “above” – Above title (full width)
  • “left” – Float left
  • “right” – Float right
image_width0image_width="200"The width of the featured image, set to 0 for full width
image_height0image_height="200"The height of the featured image, set to 0 to automatically scale
paging0paging="1"Posts will be spread over multiple pages, 1 is true 0 is false
max-1max="9"Number of posts to show, or posts per page if paging is on, -1 to show all
offset0offset="10"Number of post to displace or pass over
orderby‘date’orderby="comment_count"Specify the order of the posts

  • none – no specified ordering
  • ID – order by post ID
  • author – order by author
  • title – order by title
  • date – order by date
  • modified – order by date modified
  • parent – order by parent
  • rand – random order
  • comment_count – order by number of comments
  • menu_order – order by menu order setting
orderDESCorder="ASC"The direction of above ordering, ASC for ascending, DESC for descending

Examples

[blog]
[blog categories="7,30" show_title="0" show_meta="0" image_type="left" image_width="200" paging="1" max="6"]

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