Genesis Sandbox Featured Content Widget | Travis Smith | featured post,genesis,genesiswp,studiopress

Description

Genesis Sandbox Featured Content Widget adds additional functionality to the Genesis Featured Posts Widget.  Specifically it:

  • Supports Custom Post Types
  • Supports Custom Taxonomies
  • Exclude Term by ID field
  • Supports Pagination
  • Supports Meta Key Values
  • Supports Sorting by Meta Key
  • Multiple Hooks and Filters for adding additional content

New features include:

  • More filters/actions
  • Everything in a single class
  • Addition of column classes (including option for fifths class) & custom classes
  • WP_Query optimization for speed including site transients and term cache updating
  • Pushed everything to a framework approach so it can all be removed easily
  • HTML5 & Genesis 2.0 updated
  • Excerpt length & cutoffs options added
  • White labeled naming option
  • Added remove displayed posts option (won’t display a post that already exists on the page)

Issues/Problems

Issues and development will be maintained in the Github repo: https://github.com/wpsmith/genesis-sandbox-featured-content-widget

Special Thanks

I owe a huge debt of gratitude to all the folks at StudioPress & Gary Jones, their themes make my life easier.

Installation

Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation and then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.

  1. Upload the entire `genesis-sandbox-featured-content-widget` folder to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ’Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go Widget Screen
  4. Drag Widget to desired sidebar
  5. Fill in widget settings

Plugin author

Travis Smith

Plugin official website address

https://wordpress.org/plugins/genesis-featured-content-widget/
If you encounter problems in using the Genesis Sandbox Featured Content Widget plugin, you can comment below, and I will try my best to help you solve the problem

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