Getting started with WP News and Scrolling Widgets
WP News and Scrolling Widgets add a Menu tab in WP Admin side with the name “News” where you can add a new News post, edit and delete. You can also add categories for News.
The below screen shows how to add a News post. You just click on “Add News” and an insert News title and contents as you add for WordPress post.
How to display and shortcodes
Display a News page is very simple. Just go to Pages-> add New and add page title i.e Our News and shortcode
Note: Please make sure that Permalink link should not be “/news” Otherwise all your news will go to archive page. You can give it other name like “/ournews, /latestnews etc”
1) Display News in a page (list view and grid view)
2) Display Latest News on Homepage/Frontpage in list view and grid view
[sp_news limit="3" grid="3"]
3) Display News post by category:
Complete shortcode example:
[sp_news limit="10" category="category_id" grid="2" show_content="true" show_category_name="true" show_full_content="true" show_date="false" content_words_limit="30"]
Following are News Parameters:
Display latest 10 News post and then pagination.
Select the pagination type for news. i.e “numeric” OR “next-prev”.
Display News post categories wise.
Display News in Grid formats.
Display News date OR not. By default value is “True”. Options are “ture OR false”.
[sp_news show_content="true" ]
Display News post Short content OR not. By default value is “True”. Options are “ture OR false”.
Show Full Content:
Display Full news content on main page if you do not want word limit. By default value is “false”.
Show Category Name:
[sp_news show_category_name="true" ]
Display News post category name OR not. By default value is “True”. Options are “ture OR false”.
Content Words Limit:
[sp_news content_words_limit="30" ]
Control News post short content Words limt. By default limit is 20 words.
Right now this plugin contains 3 Widgets.
- Latest News Widget
- Latest News Scrolling Widget
- Latest News with thumb Widget
Widget Options are added like Show News date, Show News Categories, Select News Categories. Just got to Appearance -> Widget and select Widget.
Widgets News Scroll Setting
News widgets setting has given with options IE. Widget Scrolling Direction, Number of news visible at a time, Enter delay, Enter speed.
Updated On 26 Oct 2016