Featured or Latest Articles Widget does not work

  • richard
    richard
    Newbie 5 points
    August 15, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    It used to… albeit badly. No way to set a pool of random artilces to show… but now? Just not working at all, its as if the widget has been deleted.

    I am using DirectoryPress 7.13.

  • Mark Fail
    Mark Fail
    Super Guru 13,013 points
    August 15, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    all we have is whats there, if there are no options for it then it will have been removed.

  • richard
    richard
    Newbie 5 points
    August 16, 2013 at 7:07 am

    So…. solution will be to…… move to the new directory system which uses posts… so I can use widgets that are designed for posts?

  • Danie
    Danie
    Senior Member 156 points
    August 16, 2013 at 8:54 am

    Yes, that is an option of course.

    But there are some easy and affordable quick fixes that can get you a lot of control over posts, post types, tags, categories, taxonomies as a filter and set your ”widgets” or even page displays by shortcode.

    The plugin I use is called RECENT POSTS PRO and available on Code Canyon for $6.

    You can see it on this domain in action. ALL the widgets and most of the site layout where posts / post types are used has been made with this plugin.

    It’s worth $6 and makes a great add on for PP as you can easily access whatever, and display it wherever looking like you design (css options per instance available).

    https://www.africa-the-south.com/

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