Posts & Layout
In this section you can choose posts to be displayed in blog loop.
Here you can specify posts of which post type should be displayed in blog loop. TheGem Blog element is compatible with all custom post types, which automatically appear in this control once added to your WordPress instance.
By selecting “Same Taxonomy Items (Related) you can display posts which are related to the current post. In this case next you need to select the “Related by” taxonomy (in case you have created your own custom taxonomy it will automatically appear in “Related by” control.
By selecting “Manual Selection” you can manually select posts from different post types to display in loop. To manually select posts simply start typing the names of the respective posts in “Select Posts” control.
You can show posts from selected taxonomy terms like blog or product categories, tags etc.And/or you can manually select posts of the chosen post type by choosing “Posts”/”Manual Selection” in “Source” field. To manually select posts simply start typing the names of the respective posts in “Select Postss” control.
Order By, Sort Order
Specify the sort order of the items in blog loop.
Here you can displace or pass over the first items in blog loop by specifying the number of such items to pass over.
Using exclude control you can exclude posts from being displayed in blog loop. You can manually specify the posts to exclude OR you can exclude the current post (where you are inserting the grid) OR you can exclude posts by taxonomy term – in this case simply start typing for example the name of the blog category, which posts should be excluded from being shown.
Layout: select the design style of presenting your blog list
You can select from this styles:
Pagination: which pagination style should be used
- Normal: classic pagination using page numbers
- Load More: by choosing this option your next posts will be loaded by clicking on „Load More“ button. Pls note: after choosing this option new settings tab „Load More Button“ appears, allowing you to style this load more button as you wish
- Infinite Scroll: lazy loadingof posts in the posts list by vertical scrolling
- Disable pagination: here you have an option to disable any pagination
Loading animation: choose the animation effect for appearing of blog posts in the list
Ignore Sticky Posts: with this option you can ignore displaying of sticky posts above at the top of postslists
Hide date in title: this setting allows you to hide date in post title in your blog list
Hide author: this setting allows you to hide author in post in your blog list
Hide comments: this setting allows you to hide number of comments in post in your blog list
Hide likes: this setting allows you to hide likes in post in your blog list