Randomly display content from a custom post type using a widget.
|Author:||Endo Creative (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||4.0.1|
|WordPress version tested:||5.7|
|Added to WordPress repository:||19-10-2012|
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
|Total downloads:||29 104|
|Active installs:||3 000+|
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Yes. Create a group, and assign specific entries to the group. It works just like categories.
Click on Random Content > Group in the WordPress admin. Look for the number in the ID column.
In the shortcode, use the num_posts parameter. In the widget, enter a number in the “Number of Posts to Show at Once” input.
- Add support for block editor
- Update widget settings
- Update tested to version
- Fix shortcode output so that multiple posts will display
- Add rc_content filter for extending the plugin output in both the shortcode and the widget
- Add content filter to widget output to allow for oembed support
- Add localization files for translation support
- Add num_posts parameter to old version of shortcode for backwards compatibility
- Update shortcode to [random_content] to help prevent conflicts with other plugins
- Added a num_posts paramenter to the shortcode so that more than one post can show at a time
- Added the ability to not choose a group in a widget, even if a group exists
- Added the ability to control the number of posts that show in the widget
- Rebuilt the plugin using OOP principles based on the WordPress plugin boilerplate
- Added plugin banner graphic
- Updated screenshot image
- Update input text syntax in widget
- Add shortcode functionality.
- Reset post data after widget query.
- First released into the wild.