Installation

Installation of WP Featured Content and Slider requires a few small clicks. To install the plugin, please use the following steps:

  • Go to WordPress.org and Download WP Featured Content and Slider.
  • Upload the ‘wp-featured-content-and-slider’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  • Activate the WP Featured Content and Slider plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  • You can also go to Plugins-> Add New -> Search for “WP Featured Content and Slider”

WP Featured Content and Slider should now be installed successfully!

Getting started with WP Featured Content and Slider

WP Featured Content and Slider adds a Menu tab in WP Admin side with the name “Featured Content” where you can add a Title, Content, Link and Image as a featured image, Add Font Awesome (If not adding Featured Image) edit and delete.

Note: In design-4 you can add both Featured Image as a background and Font Awesome icon

Screen shows “Featured Content” tab in the left side and all featured content added
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This plugin work same like WordPress post section where you can add title, content and featured image. To add a new featured post, just need to follow few steps.

  • Go to Featured Content Tab and click on Add Content
  • Add Image title, content, Add Link For Read More and featured image and update
  • If you want to display category wise then go to Featured Content -> Category and create a category
  • When you create a post, select the category for that slide

Bellow screen shows how to add a featured content post
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If you want to display category wise, then go to Featured Content -> Category and select the shortcode.

Bellow screen show category shortcode
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How to display and shortcode

Display a Featured Content is very simple. Just add the following shortcode on any page:
[featured-content] and [featured-content-slider]

If you want to select the design then you can use following parameter :
[featured-content design="design-1"]
[featured-content-slider design="design-1"]
Where design: design-1, design-2, design-3, design-4

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You can also use template code to display image slider.

Complete Shortcode parameters

Shortcode parameters

Following are Grid Parameters:

[featured-content]

  • Limit: [featured-content limit="10"] (Display latest 10 post and then pagination).
  • Design: [featured-content design="design-1"] (Select the grid design. Right now there are 2 designs. design-1 and design-2).
  • Post Type: [featured-content post_type="featured_post"] ( Select Post type for featured content. You can select post type: post, page, any custom post type).
  • Category: [featured-content cat_id="category_id"] (Display post categories wise).
  • Grid: [featured-content grid="2"] (Display featured content in grid view).
  • Fa Icon Colour: [featured-content fa_icon_color="#000000"] ( Change the color of Font Awesome Icon – If added instead of featured image)
  • Show Content: [featured-content show_content="true"] (Display post Short content OR not. By default value is “True”. Options are “true OR false”).
  • Image Style: [featured-content image_style="square"] ( Image style “square” OR “circle”)
  • Display Read More: [featured-content display_read_more="true"] ( Display Read More Button OR Not. Values are “true” and “false”)
  • Content Words Limit: [featured-content content_words_limit="50"] (Limit the words limit in the content section.)

Following are Slider Parameters:

[featured-content-slider]

  • Slides Scroll: [featured-content-slider slides_scroll="2"] (Controls number of featured content rotate at a time).
  • Slides Column: [featured-content-slider slides_column="2"] ( Display no of columns in featured content).
  • Pagination and Arrows: [featured-content-slider dots="false" arrows="false"]
  • Autoplay and Autoplay Interval: [featured-content-slider autoplay="true" autoplay_interval="100"]
  • Slide Speed: [featured-content-slider speed="3000"] ( Display no of columns in featured content).
  • Limit: [featured-content-slider limit="10"] (Display latest 10 post and then pagination).
  • Post Type: [featured-content-slider post_type="featured_post"] (i.e Select Post type for featured content. You can select post type: post, page, any custom post type).
  • Design: [featured-content-slider design="design-1"] (Select the grid design. Right now there are 2 designs. design-1 and design-2).
  • Category: [featured-content-slider cat_id="category_id"] (Display post categories wise).
  • Fa Icon Colour: [featured-content-slider fa_icon_color="#000000"] (i.e Change the color of Font Awesome Icon – If added instead of featured image)
  • Show Content: [featured-content-slider show_content="true"] (Display post Short content OR not. By default value is “True”. Options are “true OR false”).
  • Image Style: [featured-content-slider image_style="square"] (i.e Image style “square” OR “circle”)
  • Display Read More: [featured-content-slider display_read_more="true"] ( i.e Display Read More Button OR Not. Values are “true” and “false”)
  • Content Words Limit: [featured-content-slider content_words_limit="50"] ( i.e Limit the words limit in the content section.).

Updated on April 17, 2017