W4 Post List

W4 Post List lets you create a list of posts, terms, users or a combined one. Decorate output using shortcodes. It's just easy and fun.

Display Posts (any custom post type), Terms (any custom taxonomy), Users (any role) on Content or Widget Areas by placing a shortcode. Select what to show and design how to show it. Using the plugin is really easy. You will find Tinymce button on post/page editor to quickly inset a list. Also, there’s a separate page for creating or editing list.

List Types

  • Posts
  • Terms
  • Users
  • Terms & Posts
  • Users & Posts

Creating a list is just few steps. There are different sets option for different List Type, following options are available for List Type – posts.

Posts

  • post type
  • post mime type
  • post status
  • post search keyword
  • include post by ids
  • exclude post by ids
  • exclude current post
  • posts per page – while using pagination
  • post by parent ids
  • post by author ids
  • post by terms ( tax_query )
  • post by meta ( meta_query )
  • post by year, month, day ( date_query )

Group Results by

  • year
  • month
  • month year
  • category, post tag or custom taxonomies
  • authors
  • parents

Order Results by

  • post id
  • post title
  • post name
  • post publish date
  • post modified date
  • menu order
  • approved comment count
  • meta value
  • or random

Multi-Page Pagination by

  • Next / Previous links
  • Numeric navigation flat – Ex: 1, 2, 3.
  • Numeric navigation showing in unordered list.
  • Enable/Disable pagination by ajax

To Create Template

Templates are designed using Shortcodes. You can create a simple list just showing post title and linked to the post page, or you can display complex list using any of the information relating to post. Some of the available shortcodes are –

  • post thumbnail
  • post categories
  • post tags
  • post custom taxonomy terms
  • post author name / links / avatar
  • post publish time
  • post modified time
  • post excerpt
  • post content
  • post meta value (multiple times, with multiple meta keys)
  • media thumbnail

Check all of the available shortcodes here.

Check Example

Translations

Privacy Policy

W4 Post List uses Appsero SDK to collect some telemetry data upon user’s confirmation. This helps us to troubleshoot problems faster & make product improvements.

Appsero SDK does not gather any data by default. The SDK only starts gathering basic telemetry data when a user allows it via the admin notice. We collect the data to ensure a great user experience for all our users.

Integrating Appsero SDK DOES NOT IMMEDIATELY start gathering data, without confirmation from users in any case.

Learn more about how Appsero collects and uses this data.

  1. Upload zip file to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  3. You will find W4 post list menu below Posts Menu. Create / manage your list from there.

How to display a list

Each list have a unique id. Display a list by using [postlist id="LIST_ID"].

2.3.3

  • Fix: Using 0 (zero) for current author posts were not working.

2.3.2

  • Fix: strip_shortcodes attribute of [post_excerpt] template tag were not working.

2.3.1

  • New: Added new attribute strip_shortcodes to [post_excerpt] template tag.
  • Fix: [post_thumbnail] template tag were missing return attribute. We propose you to use output rather than return, for now return were kept as fallback.

2.2.0

  • New: Add a list to content editor using Gutenberg block editor.

See changelog of all versions.

  1. Settings Panel

    Settings Panel

  2. Preview 1

    Preview 1

  3. Preview 2

    Preview 2