Shortcode: [post_list_box]

This [post_list_box] shortcode is in the Pro version of PublishPress Series. This shortcode outputs the list of posts in a particular series.

This shortcode is a simpler version of the [series_postlist_box]shortcode. It will not show the icon or series title.

This next image shows the [post_list_box] shortcode being used in a Gutenberg block:

Post List Box
Post List Box

This next image shows the output of the shortcode inside the post called “A New Hope”. The output shows an overview of the posts in the Series:

Post List Box Output
Post List Box Output

How to use the [post_list_box] shortcode

You can add the basic shortcode to a post that is a part of a series. In this scenario, so will see the output for the current series.


Alternatively, you can include the series ID of a particular series:

[post_list_box series={series_id}] 

So you can use this shortcode to show the series with an ID of 2:

[post_list_box series=2] 

How to customize the [post_list_box] shortcode

The layout for this shortcode is determined the options under “Series”, then “Templates”. This shortcode uses these options:

  • Series Post List Post Title
  • Series Post List Post Title (unpublished) Template
  • Series Post List Current Post Title
Post List Box Shortcode Customize 1
Post List Box Shortcode Customize 1

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