WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Latest Posts Page Element

This document explains how to add the Latests Posts page element to your site. For an example, see https://wiscweb.wisc.edu/page-elements/latest-posts/.

Latest Posts will allow you to display your latest posts on a page. You can select the category and number of posts to display on the page.

Layout Availability

Latest Posts is available in One, Two, and Three Column Content Layouts.

Best Practices

  • We recommend using no more than three feature posts, and then linking to the rest of the posts of that type.

Adding the Latest Posts Page Element

  1. Navigate to the page on which you want to add the Latest Posts page element.
  2. Scroll to the Primary Content Area and the Layout on which you want to add the Latest Posts.
  3. At the bottom of that Layout, click on Add Page Element.
  4. On the Page Element list, click on Latest Posts.

Using the Latest Posts Page Element

Latest Posts has the following options:

  • Title: Adds a title above the posts.
  • Number of Posts: The number of posts that are displayed. Five is the default.
  • Category: If you use categories, you can limit the posts on the page to a specific category by selecting that category from the dropdown.
  • Show Post Date: By checking this box, posts will display the date they were published.

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Keywords:blog   Doc ID:69010
Owner:Ryan H.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2016-11-28 10:56 CDTUpdated:2017-01-20 14:16 CDT
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