Would you like to display a collection of your posts on a single page? SeedProd’s Posts Block offers you the flexibility to feature posts from various types, and fine-tune them according to categories, taxonomies, or other tailored criteria. This guide is designed to navigate you through the setup process effortlessly.
Before you get started, make sure you’ve published some posts with featured images within WordPress’s Posts section.
Using our Posts Block
- Under Blocks > Advanced, drag and drop the Posts block into the page.
- Then, click on the Posts block to open its settings. Here are the key options you can use to customize your Posts Query and Layout settings.
- Post Query Settings
Query Type: Choose from three distinct options to tailor your post display. ‘Default‘ uses the existing query parameters, ‘Custom‘ lets you create a personalized query, while ‘Manual‘ enables you to input your own query string parameters.
Query by Post Type: Enable this feature to handpick the types of posts you wish to display. Note that this option is exclusively available when you’ve selected the ‘Custom’ query type.
Query By Category: Activate this setting to filter posts based on one or more categories within your selected post types. This filter is only accessible when using the ‘Custom’ query type.
Query By Tag(s): Turn this on to refine your post selection according to specific tags within your chosen post types. This feature is solely available with the ‘Custom’ query type.
Query By Author(s): Enable this to showcase posts by selected authors. This filtering option is only open when you opt for the ‘Custom’ query type.
Order By: Sort your posts based on different criteria including Date, Last Modified Date, Title, Comment Count, or Menu Order.
Order: Arrange your displayed posts in either ascending (ASC) or descending (DESC) order to suit your presentation style.
- Layout Settings
Skins: Classic, Card, Creative, Minimal
Layout: Grid, Masonry, Carousel
Columns: Customize the layout by specifying the number of columns in which posts will be displayed.
Pagination: Choose to enable or disable pagination to help visitors navigate through the list of posts.
Posts Per Page: Determine the number of posts displayed on each page for a more controlled viewing experience.
Featured Image: Opt to display or conceal the featured images of posts, enhancing visual engagement.
Title: Toggle the visibility of post titles based on your presentation preferences.
Meta Information: Decide whether to display or hide metadata elements such as Date Modified, Author, Date, Time, and Comment Count.
Excerpt: Display a brief summary of each post, with the added flexibility to set your desired excerpt length.
Read More Link: Include or omit the “Read More” link, offering readers a pathway to the full post.
- In the Advanced tab, you will find styling controls for the posts, text, image, border, content area, badge, spacing, attributes, device visibility options, and animation effects.
- Once you’re satisfied with the layout and settings, click “Save” or “Publish”.
Congratulations! You are now able to display your posts on you pages.