Post List Parameters

This is a feature of the premium plugin. Tag Groups Premium

Note: This shortcode is also available as Gutenberg block. You can configure the block without using any code or parameters.

Shortcode

[tag_groups_post_list]

Example

[tag_groups_post_list include=1,2,3,5 display_amount=1]

Data Types

  • string: A text. For identifiers that won’t be visible to visitors you often have to replace spaces with _ or -. If the string contains spaces, you need to wrap it in quotes.
  • integer: A number without decimal places.
  • 0 or 1: 0 turns the feature off and 1 on.

Gutenberg Block

If you are using Gutenberg, most of the parameters below will also be available in the corresponding block. You can always convert a block to a shortcode while preserving your settings.

Parameters

Tags and Terms

taxonomy

Restrict the tags only to these taxonomies. Available are only taxonomies that have been activated in the Settings.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
comma-separated list of taxonomy namesTaxonomies selected in the settings under “Basics”.taxonomy=post_tag,product_tag

operator

How the tags should be logically connected. Possible values are “OR” (At least one group matches.) or “AND” (All groups match.).

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringORoperator="AND"

Groups

include

Tag groups that will be selectable by visitors. In the short code you use the IDs, which you find in the left column in the list of groups. Empty or not used means that all tag groups will be used.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
comma-separated list of integersempty (=all)include=1,5,9

Posts

author

Filter by author.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
author ID or comma-separated list of IDsoffauthor=1,3

cat

Filter by category.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
category IDoffcat=5

caching_time

Time in minutes that results remain in the cache.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
integer10caching_time=10

posts_per_page

How many posts appear under the filter. Use -1 to show all.

Please note that high numbers of posts may impact the performance.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
integer5posts_per_page=10

pager

If the pager is enabled then visitors can load the next or previous page.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
integer0pager=1

orderby

Which field to use for sorting.

optiondescription
author 
date 
modified 
title 
comment_count 
accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringdateorderby=title

order

Whether to sort the posts in ascending or descending order. Ascending order also means from oldest to newest.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringDESCorder=asc

display_amount

Whether to display a line that shows the total amount of posts. This message appears only if the number is greater than zero.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
0 or 10display_amount=1

Filter by a search term

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringemptysearch=hello

tag

Filter by a tag slug.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringemptytag=my-tag

tag__and

Filter by a list of tag IDs. Combine them with “and”.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
comma-separated list of tag IDsemptytag__and=12,45

tag__in

Filter by a list of tag IDs. Combine them with “or”. (“in” a set of tags)

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
comma-separated list of tag IDsemptytag__in=12,45

tag__not_in

Filter by a list of tag IDs. Combine them with “nor”. (“not in” a set of tags)

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
comma-separated list of tag IDsemptytag__not_in=12,45

tag_id

Filter by a tag ID.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
integeremptytag_id=10

tag_slug__and

Filter by a list of tag slugs. Combine them with “and”.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
comma-separated list of tag slugsemptytag_slug__and=my-tag,your-tag

tag_slug__in

Filter by a list of tag slugs. Combine them with “or”. (“in” a set of tags)

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
comma-separated list of tag slugsemptytag_slug__in=my-tag,your-tag

template

HTML code that contains some placeholders. Leave empty to use the default template. You can edit it also in the settings.

The default template shows every post with a thumbnail – see below. Possible placeholders are: {post_id}, {post_title}, {post_guid} (link to the post, {post_excerpt} (automatically generated), {post_date}, {post_author}, {image_src} or {image_src|100×100} (followed by the dimensions – will create also width and height attributes), {image_alt}, {post_category}. Make sure that single or double quotes appear only once as initial and final delimiters, while the other type of quotes can be used inside the template code.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringsee belowtemplate='<a href=“{post_guid}”>{post_title}</a>'

Example for an image tag:

<img src={image_src|100×150}alt={image_alt}class=”tg-entry-image” />

Default template:

<header class="tg-entry-header">
<img src="{image_src|100x100}" alt="{image_alt}" class="tg-entry-image" />
<h3 class="tg-entry-title"><a href="{post_guid}" rel="bookmark">{post_title}</a></h3>
Posted on {post_date} by {post_author}.
<p>{post_category}</p></header>
<div class="tg-entry-content"><p>{post_excerpt}</p></div>

Labels and Messages

message_nothing_found

Message to show if no posts were found.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
string“Nothing found.”message_nothing_found=""

message_load_more

Label of the link to load more posts, if the pager is active.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
string“Load more”message_load_more=""

message_go_back

Label of the link to go back, if the pager is active.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
string“Go back”message_go_back=""

message_amount_singular

Message if one post was found, if display_amount is active.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
string“1 post found.”message_amount_singular="One recipe found."

message_amount_plural

Message if many posts were found, if display_amount is active. May contain the placeholder {count}

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
string“{count} posts found.”message_amount_plural="We found {count} recipes."

Advanced Styling

You can set here classes to be referred to in CSS. You need some knowledge of CSS to use these options.

div_class

Define a class for the <div>.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringemptydiv_class=“change-pointer”

article_class

Define a class for the enclosing <article>.

accepted valuesdefaultexample shortcode
stringtg-postarticle_class=“make-it-dark”

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