Configuring Specific Items in a Shortcode
Some shortcodes allow you to configure specific items based on the category, post ID, author and more.
For configuring specific items, you’ll need to complete 2 main steps. These steps include editing the shortcode’s settings and then selecting the appropriate options for those settings. In this article, we use the Blog shortcode and explain the process from scratch.
Remember that many other shortcodes have these settings, not just the blog shortcode.
In this article
Creating a Blog Post
In order for the blog shortcode to have something to display, blog posts must be created. Please read the Creating a blog post article for more information, and return to the steps below.
Adding the Blog Shortcode
To add the shortcode:
Configuring Specific Items
There are three options in the Blog Settings pop-up called Select Specific Categories, Select Specific Posts and Select Specific Authors. These three options can also be found in many other shortcode settings pop-ups. In order to select specific items in the shortcode settings, search for keywords to get the autocomplete suggestions.
|Select specific categories||Selects only specific categories.|
|Select specific posts||Selects only specific posts.|
|Select specific authors||Selects only specific authors.|