The previous article showed users how to leverage shortcodes for pages and sections. This article provides an overview of shortcodes used for multi-functional, date-based elements called modules. 

Repeater – refers to the user interface template, printing fields in the form of PHP variables through an $item array.

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](required)

ID of the module from which the data is pulling.

[limit](required)

0 starting at the first entry and the second integer specifying the number of entries to display on the page.

[order](optional)

Specifies how the repeater will organize the data such as by “start_time desc” which will organize entries by the latest start time first.

[type](optional)

Specifies the type of manager that provides the data (default: calendar).

[display_type](optional)

Changes the date filter (Options: “news”, “events”).

[category_filter](optional)

Filter list of entries by category.

[tag_filter] (optional)

Filter list of entries by tags selected in a textbox.

[pages] (optional)

Paginate list of entries.

[offset] (optional)

Skip entries at the start of the query. (For example, offset = “5” skips the first five entries in the list.

[where](optional)

Perform a SQL query on the database.

[website_filter](optional)

Filter list of news items by website.

{{field_name}}

Insert the names of your HTML fields inside these curly braces to print out the appropriate variable. You can find the field_name on your Table Schema.

Shortcode:

[repeater]


Code Example:

[repeater id="23" limit="0,4"]
  <h2>{{event_title}}</h2>
  <p>{{blog_intro}}</p>
[/repeater]



Detail – shows the specifics of an individual entry from a repeater template. 

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](optional)

Used to reference a specific entry or map the list of repeater entries to detail page entries.

Shortcode:

[entry]


Code Example:

[entry]
  <h1>{{name}}</h1>
  <p>{{blog_content}}</p>
[/entry]



Sub Entry – Queries a specific entry within a detail page.

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](required)

Used to query a specific entry.

Shortcode: 

[sub_entry]

Code Examples:

[entry]
  <h1>{{name}}</h1>
  [sub_entry id="###"]
    <p>{{name}} - {{blog_content}}}</p>
  [/sub_entry]
[/entry]





Category Filter – Provides users with the ability to filter module entries by category.

 
Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[category_group_id](required)

Specifies the ID of the datatable category group from which to pull the module’s categories.

[calendar_id](optional)

Specifies the ID of the calendar from which to pull its categories.

[all_value](optional)

Enables Bootstrap Selectize to function, improving the UI of the category dropdown. When set to “ ” it uses the first option in the select box as the all value.

[all_text](optional)

Sets the All value.

[input_class](optional)

Adds classes to the category filter.

[input_id](optional)

Adds an ID to the category filter.

Shortcode:

[category_filter]


Code Example:

[category_filter category_group_id="32" all_value=" "]


Date Filter – Provides users with the ability to filter module entries by date.

Attributes: 

Attributes

Description

[class](optional)

Add classes to the date filter.

[id](optional)

Add an ID to the date filter.

[years](optional)

Comma separated years(2001, 2002, 2005), or two years separated by dash (2000-2010).

[years_format](optional)

Accepts “range,” “simple”(default: range).

[show_all_option](optional)

Show all dates.

[all_value=””]

Enables Bootstrap Selectize.

[label](optional)

Generates the label for the select box.

Shortcode:

[date_filter]


Code Example:

<div class="row">
  <div class="col-md-4">
   [date_filter years="2010-2015" all_value=" "]
  </div>
</div>



Month List – Loops through the months of the year starting with current month. 


Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[class](required)

Specify a class for CSS styling.

[start_year](optional)

The default start year (default: current year).

[start_month](optional)

The default start month(default: current month).

Shortcode:

[month_list]


Code Example:

[month_list class="month_list"]

Search Filter -- Allows the user to search module entries using strings or integers.


Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](optional)

Specify an id for CSS styling. Applies to the search bar.

[class](optional)

Specify a class for CSS styling. Applies to the search bar.

[button_id](optional)

Specify an id for CSS styling. Applies to the button.

[button_class](optional)

Specify a class for CSS styling. Applies to the button.

[button_text](optional)

Set the text for the search button.

Shortcode:

[search_filter]


Code Example:

[search_filter]

Tag Filter – Provides users with the ability to filter module entries by tags.

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](optional)

Specify an id for CSS styling.

[class](optional)

Specify a class for CSS styling.

Shortcode:

[tag_filter]


Code Example: 

[tag_filter id="my-select-id" class="my-select-class]


Entry Tags Repeat – Retrieves the tags to be displayed.

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](required)

id of the manager where the data is pulling from.

[type](optional)

Specifies what type of manager the data is pulling from (default: calendar).

Shortcode:

[entry_tags_repeat]


Code Example:

[entry_tags_repeat id="{{calendar_entry_id}}"]
      <a class="text-capitalize" href="/blog/tags/{{{name}}}.stml"><u>  {{{title}}}</u></a>
[/entry_tags_repeat]



Category Repeat – Retrieves the categories to be displayed.

Attributes: 

Attributes

Description

[parent_id](optional)

Allows the user to create subcategories.

[order](optional)

Rank the categories.

Shortcode: 

[cat_repeat]


Code Example:

[cat_repeat parent_id = "###"]


Repeat Entries Exist – Checks to see if blog entries exist.


Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](required)

id of the manager where the data is pulling from.

[type](optional)

Specifies what type of manager the data is pulling from (default: calendar).

[order](optional)

Specifies how the repreater will organize the data such as by "start_time desc" which will organize entries by the latest start time first.

[display_type](optional)

Changes the date filter (Options: “news”, “events”).

[category_filter](optional)

Filter list of entries by category.

[tag_filter] (optional)

Filter list of entries by tags selected in a textbox.

[pages] (optional)

Paginate list of entries.

[offset] (optional)

Skip entries at the start of the query. (For example, offset = “5” skips the first five entries in the list.

[where](optional)

Perform a SQL query on the database.

[website_filter](optional)

Filter list of news items by website.

{{field_name}}

Insert the names of your HTML fields inside these curly braces to print out the appropriate variable. You can find the field_name on your Table Schema.

Shortcode:

[repeater_entries_exists]


Code Example:

[repeater_entries_exists id = '###' type = "calendar" limit="0,4"]

Calendar Entry Attachments – Gathers the attachments of a module and prints them, much like a repeater, onto a single web page. This is used in the photo gallery modules and document share. 

Note: The photo gallery option must be activated on the module. The steps to do so are outlined below: 

Activating Photo Gallery

  • Open the blog module and click Modify.

  • Click the arrow in the Advanced accordion in the modal window to expand it.

  • Scroll down and click the checkbox beside Enable Attachments / Gallery.
  • Click Submit


Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](required)

ID of the module from which the data pulling.

Shortcode:

[calendar_entry_attachments_repeat]

Code Example: 

[calendar_entry_attachments_repeat id={{calendar_entry_id}}]
  <div class="item">
    <a data-gallery="multiimages" data-toggle="lightbox" href="{{{attachment_url}}}">
      <img src="{{{attachment_url}}}" />
    </a>
  </div>
[/calendar_entry_attachments_repeat]



Calendar Entry Categories – Gathers the categories of a module and prints them onto a single web-page.

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id](optional)

ID of the module from which the data is coming.

Shortcodes:

[entry_categories_repeat]


Code Example:

<div class="services">
  <h3>Services Included</h3>
  [entry_categories_repeat id="{{calendar_entry_id}}"]
    <p>{{{title}}}</p>
  [/entry_categories_repeat]
</div>



Full Calendar – This shortcode creates a representation of the full calendar plugin and retrieves calendar entries using the calendar ID of the module in question.

Full Calendar Includes – Returns libraries for a full calendar fullcalendar.io/ This is used on the events modules. This shortcode has no attributes. 

Note:

  • [js_full_calendar_includes] and [js_full_calendar] work together. You will need to include both codes in the page in order for it to work.
  • Add [js_full_calendar_includes] at the top of the page.
  • You need to choose Events as the calendar type.

Attributes [js_full_calendar]:

Attributes

Description

[calendar_id](required)

ID of the calendar.

Shortcode:

[js_full_calendar_includes]
[js_full_calendar]


Code Example:

[js_full_calendar calendar_id="110"]



Event Date – Prints the event end date, typically along with the event’s start date and end time according to PHP’s date function. This is used in the events module.

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[format](required)

The date format to be returned.

[separator](optional)

Separates the month, day, and year.

Shortcode:

[print_event_end]


Code Example:

[entry]
  <h2>{{name}}</h2>
  <div class="media">
    [print_date format="F j, Y g:ia" timestamp="{{start_time}}"] [print_event_end format="F j, Y g:ia"]
  </div>
[/entry]



Solodev Form -- Populates the form from a module by a specified datatable ID.

Attributes:

Attributes

Description

[id]

ID of the datatable where to GET and POST entries.

Title

Name of the folder to display on the frontend.

ShortCode:

[form]


Code Example:

[form id="40"]



Landing Page Form – place a form in blog entries and landing pages.


Attributes:

Attributes

Description

id(required)

id of the form.

Shortcode:

[landing_page_form]


Code Example:

[landing_page_form id="40"]



CAPTCHA – Generates a CAPTCHA code image with input field to be included on a form to limit computer-generated form entries. This shortcode has no attributes. 

Shortcode:

[captcha]


Code Example:

[captcha]

<input type="submit" class="btn btn-primary" value="Submit">


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