Article Block is the main element to display posts on pages. Settings described on this page are applicable to other post related elements.

 

General

  • Layout
  • Choose layout for displaying posts within current article block:

    • Image on top
    • Image on the left
    • List
    • List with image
    • Content over image

     

  • Columns
  • Select column count, 1-6 columns are available for each layout. Given the fact that separate article blocks can be put inside row columns, you can create any layout variations.

  • Custom title size
  • Set custom title size to override default style. Remember to add unit size, e.g., 24px.

  • Thumbnail size
  • Choose thumbnail size from 5 theme defined and 5 standard WordPress sizes.

  • CSS Animation
  • Select type of animation for element to be animated when it enters the browsers viewport.

  • CSS Animation Delay
  • Delay the animation start for chosen amount of milliseconds.

  • Extra class name
  • If you wish to style particular content element differently, then use this field to add a class name and then refer to it in your css file or custom css field. For example, add class my-custom-class and then refer to it using .my-custom-class {color:#fff;}. Adding multiple classes is supported (comma separated).

  • Element ID
  • Unique ID for the article block. Automatically generated, but can be modified if needed.
     

    Display

  • Content type
  • Choose what to display – no content, excerpt of full content. Note that only full content respects WordPress read more tag.

  • Hide post labels
  • Enable or disable display of the post labels. Post labels are added in post options.

  • Hide post review rating
  • Enable or disable display of the reviews. Reviews can be created in post options.

  • Hide post category
  • Enable or disable display of the post categories.

  • Hide post author
  • Enable or disable display of the post author.

  • Hide post date
  • Enable or disable display of the post publishing date.

  • Hide post comment count
  • Enable or disable display of the post comment count. Only native WordPress comments are counted.

  • Hide post views count
  • Enable or disable display of the post views count.

  • Hide post format
  • Enable or disable display of the post format. It can be selected in post format settings.

  • Hide post format text (show icon only)
  • If post format is enabled, choose to display only icon instead of full view.

  • Add custom content after each post
  • Add content that will be placed after each post in this loop. Great for adding advertisement shortcode or social sharing shortcode with bundled Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress plugin.
     

    Settings

  • Do not duplicate posts
  • When activated posts that are already shown before in other post section will not be displayed. When using two separate article blocks in columns, the count starts from left column, i.e., with this option enabled posts shown in left column will not be repeated in right column.,

  • Allow to duplicate posts from this section
  • Other post sections below will include posts from this section even if “Do not duplicate posts” will be active. Useful when adding sections like most popular posts or other that you don’t want to be excluded from article blocks below.

  • Posts per page
  • Number of post to show per page (enter -1 to show all posts)

  • Limit posts by time period
  • You can limit posts by time periods. Show posts from today, this week on this month. Note that calendar days, weeks and months are used, i.e. , only posts from current calendar month (e.g. September) will be shown, not the posts from the past 30 days.

  • Pagination type
  • Choose from available pagination types:

    • None – shows only one page
    • Load more buttons – loads news posts on the button click
    • Post carousel – horizontal sliding posts
    • Infinite scroll – loads new posts as soon as user has reached the last post
    • Numeric paginaton – standard pagination with loading the next page

     

  • Offset
  • Number of posts to displace or pass over, e.g., enter 1 to start with second post. Does not work with pagination.

  • Order
  • Choose ascending or descending order.

  • Order by
  • Choose from all available ordering parameters.
     

    Filter

    Filter the results using various options.