Displaying Recent Posts in Phlox Land Style

Just like all other WordPress themes, Phlox lets you add Recent Posts page to your website, easily by adding a widget. The advantage is that you can give a style to the recent posts by editing the widget options in Widget Areas or in Page Builder. Phlox Recent Posts Widgets can show your most recent posts on a widget bar of your website, and any page or post you want.

One of Page Builder elements to create a recent posts page/post is Land Style Recent Posts Widget. You can specify the category or categories, the number of the posts you want to show, and order of the posts. You have the options to choose a title, exclude and include the posts, etc.

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Land Style Recent Posts Options in Elementor Page Builder

  1. Go to your WordPress Admin Panel
  2. Click the Pages on the Dashboard
  3. Click the Add New
  4. Navigate to the top left hand of the WordPress text-box and find Edit with Elementor button.
  5. Check out Elements
  6. Scroll down to PHLOX - POSTS section
  7. Choose Land Style Posts

After adding recent posts to your post or page, you are able to customize it by available options:

  • Layout

Display

You are able to enable these features to display on your recent posts:

  • Display post media (Image, Video, etc.)
  • Display post title
  • Display post info
  • Display categories
  • Display date
  • Display post content
  • Display like button
  • Display excerpt and choose the length of it (The number of characters to show)
  • Display author or read more
 

  • Content

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You are able to choose one or more than one Category for your recent posts, or even show the posts of all available categories. Also, you can select a specific category.

Number of posts to show is editable. Also, you are able to Exclude posts without media and custom post formats. If you exclude custom post formats, you are able to Exclude quote and link post formats.

You can Order posts by:

  • Date: Order the posts by their publication date
  • Menu Order: Order by page order
  • Title: Order by post title
  • ID: Order by post ID
  • Random: Your posts appear randomly
  • Comments: Order the posts by number of comments
  • Date Modified: Order by last modified date
  • Author: Order by the posts' author
  • Inserted post IDs: In the order you write post IDs on Include posts section

Post Order can be Descending or Ascending.

In Include/Exclude posts field, you can enter the the specific posts IDs that you want/do not want to show.

In Start offset field, you are able to set a number to choose the number of posts you want to skip, and start the output with the next posts.

Paginate

There are three types for Load more:

  • Infinite Scroll
  • Next Button
  • Next/Prev Button
You can choose none if you do not want any of the mentioned load more types.
  • Style

Image

You can change Image aspect ratio to: Horizontal 4:3, Horizontal 16:9, Square 1:1, and Vertical 3:4

Title

You can change the Color, Typography, and Bottom space of the title on Normal or Hover.

Post Info

Many options are available here that let you change Typography, Color, Bottom space, and Space between metas on Normal and Hover.

Excerpt

Customize Color, Typography, and Bottom space of posts excerpt.

Meta

Like previous options, you can change the Color, Typography, and Bottom space for post metas on Normal or Hover.

Check out this article to know more about Advanced tab and start working with Elementor.


Land Style Recent Posts Options in SiteOrigin Page Builder

Follow below steps to activate the Land Style Recent Posts Widget with SiteOriginPage Builder:

  1. Go to your WordPress Admin Panel
  2. Click the Pages on the Dashboard
  3. Click the Add New
  4. Navigate to the top right hand of the WordPress editor and find Page Builder, beside text tab
  5. Click the Add Widget
  6. Click the Phlox and choose [Phlox] Land Style Recent Posts
  7. Click the Edit on the right side of the widget on Page Builder

Title

Choosing a title for the widget is optional.

Categories land-recent-posts

You can select a specific category for choosing the recent posts from, or choose all available categories.

Number of Posts to Show

This option lets you choose the number of posts you want to show in your post or page.

Exclude and Include Posts

By writing the posts ID in Exclude and Include Posts fields, you are able to exclude and include posts from the recent posts. Additionally, you can exclude:

  • Posts without Media
  • Custom Post Formats
  • Quote and Link Post Formats

Order by

  • Date: Order the posts by their publication date
  • Menu Order: Order by page order
  • Title: Order by post title
  • ID: Order by post ID
  • Random: Your posts appear randomly
  • Comments: Order the posts by number of comments
  • Date Modified: Order by last modified date
  • Author: Order by the posts' author

The posts can be either descending or ascending.

Start Offset

In this field, you can set the start point by writing the number of posts you want to skip.

Image Aspect Ratio

This option allows you to change the image aspect ratio to Horizontal, Vertical, and Square.

Excerpt Length

In this field, you can specify the number of characters you want to display as a summary of the content.

More Options

There are more options that allow you to display media, title, meta, and button for your posts. Just simply switch on:

  • Display Post Media (Image, Video, etc)
  • Display Post Title
  • Display Post Meta
  • Display Like Button

To display like button bottom-right corner of the posts, you need to install WP ULike plugin. For more information about recommended and required plugins in Phlox, check out this article .

Excerpt Length

Specify the number of characters you want to display as a summary of the content.

Display Author or Read More

This option lets you show either a Read More below each post, or the Author Name.

Extra Class Name

In this section, you are able to set a style for the widget. Write the style on your CSS file, then add the defined class name here.

Here you can find the common styles of widgets in Page Builder.

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