Wordpress Themes - WP Forum at BFA
Click here to register or to donate.
Auto self-registration is not available here - far too many spammers. This forum has many, many backlinks and because of that there is an intense desire among spammers to drop their links here.

Wordpress Themes - WP Forum at BFA » WordPress Themes » Atahualpa 3 Wordpress theme » Sidebars & Widgets »

How to show a grid with a video (or a thumbnail) of latest post of each category.


  #1  
Old Mar 1, 2010, 02:11 AM
iPagemaster's Avatar
iPagemaster
 
2 posts · Mar 2010
Hi to everybody.

First, sorry for my waste english.

I have a big question, and i tried tolooking for the aswer in the forum, but i didn't found anything.

I want to display a grid (with four or five columns) where I show the latest post o each category.
'Cause every post starts with a video, I need the small video in the grid, or alternatively if isn't impossible to show video, a thumbnail with a link to the post...

I need the grid in the central column, below the loop.

I use ATA 3.4.5

Someone can help me???
  #2  
Old Mar 8, 2010, 01:54 AM
iPagemaster's Avatar
iPagemaster
 
2 posts · Mar 2010
No one can help me?
  #3  
Old Mar 18, 2010, 03:51 PM
Rashell's Avatar
Rashell
 
67 posts · May 2009
The easiest non-techie way I can think of is adding a new widget area to the center column with 4-5 columns, then grabbing a plugin like Advanced Recent Posts or Query Posts and setting up multiple instances of the widget each time for a different category. Not sure if that'd put a major drain on your site though. And it'd take a while to do...

You'll probably have to create a new .php template to create a multicolumn series of custom "loop"s. There are a couple of articles at wordpress.org on setting up custom loops.

Where do you plan on placing the grid?

Rashell
  #4  
Old Mar 18, 2010, 04:00 PM
Rashell's Avatar
Rashell
 
67 posts · May 2009
By the way if someone with a greater understanding of WP or actual coding skills wants to chime in go for it. The above idea was just a random thought that popped in my head. So it might just be the dumbest idea ever. Feel free to say so...

Bookmarks

Tags
category, thumbnails, video, widget area

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] Display Post Excerpts in Grid for Author, Search & Category Rashell Excerpts, Read more, Pagination 2 Apr 9, 2010 09:29 AM
How to add latest post in one category to a static front page alonkka Center area post/pages 1 Feb 8, 2010 07:52 AM
what plugin is better to automatically show thumbnail images in excerpts. falguni1 Plugins & Atahualpa 8 Nov 29, 2009 12:38 PM
[SOLVED] how to show several post titles under each category? bryan85 Excerpts, Read more, Pagination 3 Aug 19, 2009 10:46 AM
gallery (grid) of post excerpts w/ thumbnails viewdesigninc Atahualpa 3 Wordpress theme 1 Jun 4, 2009 08:08 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.