Note: To use this Add-on you must have installed our FREE WP Blog and Widget OR WP Blog and Widgets Pro plugin.

Installation

Installation of WP Blog and Widget – Masonry Add-on requires a few small clicks. To install the plugin, please use the following steps:

  • Buy WP Blog and Widget – Masonry Add-on and Upload the ‘wp-blog-and-widget-masonry-addon’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  • You can also go to Plugins-> Add New -> Upload and uplaod the wp-blog-and-widget-masonry-addon.zip file.
  • Activate the WP Blog and Widget – Masonry Layout plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  • Enter the Plugin License under Plugins -> Blog – Masonry Plugin License.

WP Blog and Widget – Masonry Add-on should now be installed successfully!

How to display and shortcodes

Display a Masonry design for WP Blog and Widgets plugin is very simple. Just go to Pages-> add New and add page title ie Our Blog and shortcode
[sp_blog_masonry].

blog-masnory-page

Complete shortcode example:

Shortcode parameters

Following are News Parameters:
[sp_blog_masonry]

  • Limit: [sp_blog_masonry limit="10"] (Display latest 10 News post and then pagination).
  • Category: [sp_blog_masonry category="category_id"] (Display News post categories wise).
  • Grid: [sp_blog_masonry grid="2"] (Display News in Grid formats).
  • Category Name: [sp_blog_masonry category_name="Sports"](Display News categories name).
  • Design: [sp_blog_masonry design="design-1"] (Select the designs for news post. There are around 12 designs.)
  • Pagination: [sp_blog_masonry pagination="false"] (Show/Hide pagination links. By default value is “false”. Values are “true” and “false”)
  • Show Date: [sp_blog_masonry show_date="false"] (Display News date OR not. By default value is “True”. Options are “true OR false”)
  • Show Content: [sp_blog_masonry show_content="true" ] (Display News post Short content OR not. By default value is “true”. Options are “true OR false”).
  • Show Category Name: [sp_blog_masonry show_category_name="true" ] (Display News post category name OR not. By default value is “true”. Options are “true OR false”).
  • Content Words Limit: [sp_blog_masonry content_words_limit="30" ] (Control News post short content Words limit. By default limit is 20 words).
  • Show Read More: [sp_blog_masonry show_read_more="false"](Show/Hide read more links. By default value is “true”. Values are “true” and “false”)
  • Content Tail: [sp_blog_masonry content_tail="..."] (Display three dots or […] after content.)
  • Order: [sp_blog_masonry order="DESC"] (Controls News post order. Values are “ASC” OR “DESC”.)
  • Order By: [sp_blog_masonry orderby="post_date"] (Display News post in your order. Values are “post_date”, “modified”, “title”, “name” (Post Slug), “ID”, “rand”, “menu_order”, “comment_count”)
  • Link Target: [sp_blog_masonry link_target="blank"] (Open link in a same window or in a new tab. Values are “self” OR “blank”.)
  • Posts: [sp_blog_masonry posts="1,5,6"] (Display only specific News posts with Post ID.)
  • Exclude Post: [sp_blog_masonry exclude_post="1,5,6"] (Exclude some news post with Post ID which you do not want to display.)
  • Load More Text: [sp_blog_masonry load_more_text="Load More Post"] (Display load more button text.)
  • Effect: [sp_blog_masonry effect="effect-1"] (Load News post with effect. Values are “effect-1”, “effect-2”, “effect-3”, “effect-4”, “effect-5”, “effect-6” and “effect-7”)
  • Jetpack Sharing: [sp_blog_masonry jet_sharing="true"] (Display jetpack sharing with masonry layout. Values are “true” and “false”)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Will this plugin will work with WP Blog and Widgets (Free)?
A: Yes, this plugin will work with both WP Blog and Widgets (Free) and WP Blog and Widgets Paid.

 

Q: Can I use multiple masonry on same page?
A: Yes, You can use multiple masonry on same page with various design and effect.