REA Post Carousel
The REA Post Carousel widget allows you to display your blog posts with Images, Post Titles, Excerpts, and Read More Buttons that slide smoothly.

Content

Query

  1. 1.
    Source - Choose the source for the content of the Carousel. Default options are Posts, Pages and Manual Selection. Other custom post types are also added.
  2. 2.
    Search & Select - Search and add the posts manually for the content of the carousel. This setting is available only if Source is set to Manual Selection.
  3. 3.
    Author - Add the authors for which the content will be displayed.
  4. 4.
    Categories - Add the categories filter for which the content will be displayed.
  5. 5.
    Tags - Add the tags filter for which the content will be displayed.
  6. 6.
    Formats - Add the formats filter for which the content will be displayed.
  7. 7.
    Exclude - Add the exclude filter for which the content will be displayed.
  8. 8.
    Posts Per Page - Set the number of posts to be displayed per page.
  9. 9.
    Offset - Set the offset for the posts pagination.
  10. 10.
    Order By - Set the parameter for the order by query option.
  11. 11.
    Order - Set the parameter for the order query option.

Layout Settings

  1. 1.
    Template Layout - Set the template layout for the widget.
  2. 2.
    Show Image - Show/Hide the image of the carousel items.
  3. 3.
    Image Size - Select the image size of the carousel items image.
  4. 4.
    Show Title - Show/Hide the title of the carousel items.
  5. 5.
    Title Tag - Select the tag for the carousel items' title.
  6. 6.
    Title Length - Set the title length.
  7. 7.
    Show Excerpt - Show/Hide the excerpt of the carousel items.
  8. 8.
    Excerpt Words - Set the length of the excerpt.
  9. 9.
    Expansion Indicator - Set the excerpt expansion indicator.
  10. 10.
    Show Read More Button - Show/Hide read more button.
  11. 11.
    Button Text - Add the read more button text.
  12. 12.
    Show Post Terms - Show/Hide post terms.
  13. 13.
    Show Terms From - Select the taxonomy from the where terms to be displayed.
  14. 14.
    Max Terms to Show - Select the number of max terms to be displayed.
  15. 15.
    Show Meta - Show/Hide meta of the posts.
  16. 16.
    Meta Position - Select the position for the meta data of the posts.
  17. 17.
    Show Avatar - Show/Hide the author's avatar of the posts.
  18. 18.
    Show Author Name - Show/Hide the author name of the posts.
  19. 19.
    Show Date - Show/Hide the published date of the posts.
  1. 1.
    Effect - Select the carousel effect.
  2. 2.
    Visible Items - Set the visible items for the carousel.
  3. 3.
    Items Gap - Set the gap between the items.
  4. 4.
    Items Height - Set the height of the carousel items.
  5. 5.
    Slider Speed - Set the speed of the carousel slider.
  6. 6.
    Autoplay - Enable/Disable the autoplay for the carousel.
  7. 7.
    Autoplay Speed - Set the autoplay speed for the carousel.
  8. 8.
    Pause On Hover - Enable/Disable pause-on-hover property for the carousel.
  9. 9.
    Infinite Loop - Enable/Disable infinite loop property for the carousel.
  10. 10.
    Grab Cursor - Enable/Disable grab cursor property for the carousel.
  11. 11.
    Arrows - Enable/Disable arrows for the carousel navigation.
  12. 12.
    Dots - Enable/Disable dots for the carousel navigation.

Image

  1. 1.
    No Follow - Enable/Disable no follow for the image link.
  2. 2.
    Target Blank - Enable/Disable target blank for the image link.

Title

  1. 1.
    No Follow - Enable/Disable no follow for the title link.
  2. 2.
    Target Blank - Enable/Disable target blank for the title link.

Read More

  1. 1.
    No Follow - Enable/Disable no follow for the read more link.
  2. 2.
    Target Blank - Enable/Disable target blank for the read more link.

Style

Post Style

  1. 1.
    Select Style - Select the style for the post items.
  2. 2.
    Use Gradient Background? - Enable/Disable to use gradient background for the posts.
  3. 3.
    Post Background Color - Set the background color for the posts.
  4. 4.
    Border Type - Set the border style for the posts.
  5. 5.
    Border Radius - Set the border radius for the posts.
  6. 6.
    Box Shadow - Set the box shadow for the posts.

Hover Style

  1. 1.
    Background Type - Set the background type for the posts.

Thumbnail Style

  1. 1.
    Post Hover Icon - Choose the icon to be displayed when hovering over a post.
  2. 2.
    Hover Style - Select the hover effect for the post thumbnail.
  3. 3.
    Use Gradient Background? - Enable/Disable to use gradient background for the posts thumbnail.
  4. 4.
    Thumbnail Overlay Color - Set the thumbnail overlay color.
  5. 5.
    Border Radius - Set the border radius for the post thumbnail.
  6. 6.
    Margin - Set the margin for the post thumbnail.

Read More Button Style

  1. 1.
    Typography - Set the typography for the read more button.
  2. 2.
    The following controls are for Normal and Hover state:
    • Text Color - Set the text color for the read more button.
    • Background Type - Set the background type for the read more button.
    • Border Radius - Set the border radius for the read more button.
  3. 3.
    Padding - Set the padding for the read more button.
  4. 4.
    Margin - Set the margin for the read more button.

Color & Typography

Title Style

  1. 1.
    Title Color - Set the color of the title text.
  2. 2.
    Title Hover Color - Set the hover color of the title text.
  3. 3.
    Title Alignment - Set the alignment of the title text.
  4. 4.
    Typography - Set the typography of the title text.
  5. 5.
    Margin - Set the margin of the title text.

Excerpt Style

  1. 1.
    Excerpt Color - Set the color of the excerpt text.
  2. 2.
    Excerpt Alignment - Set the alignment of the excerpt text.
  3. 3.
    Typography - Set the typography of the excerpt text.
  4. 4.
    Margin - Set the margin of the excerpt text.

Terms Style

  1. 1.
    Terms Color - Set the color of the terms text.
  2. 2.
    Meta Typography - Set the typography of the terms text.
  3. 3.
    Margin - Set the margin of the terms.

Meta Style

  1. 1.
    Meta Color - Set the color of the meta data.
  2. 2.
    Meta Alignment - Set the alignment of the meta data.
  3. 3.
    Meta Typography - Set the typography of the meta data.
  4. 4.
    Margin - Set the margin of the meta data.

Meta Position

  1. 1.
    Position - Select the position of the meta data. If the position is selected to be Absolute then the below controls will be displayed.
  2. 2.
    Horizontal Orientation - Set the horizontal orientation of the meta data.
  3. 3.
    Offset - Set the horizontal offset value of the meta data.
  4. 4.
    Vertical Orientation - Set the vertical orientation of the meta data.
  5. 5.
    Offset - Set the vertical offset value of the meta data.

Arrows

This section is available only if Arrows is set to Yes under Content > Carousel Settings.
  1. 1.
    Choose Arrow - Select the arrow type.
  2. 2.
    Arrows Size - Set the arrows size.
  3. 3.
    Arrow Position - Set the arrows’ vertical position.
  4. 4.
    Align Left Arrow - Aligns the left arrow horizontally.
  5. 5.
    Align Right Arrow - Aligns the right arrow horizontally.
  6. 6.
    Padding - Set the padding for the arrows.
Normal State
  1. 1.
    Background Color - Set the background color for the arrows.
  2. 2.
    Color - Set the color for the arrows.
  3. 3.
    Border Type - Choose the border type for the arrows. If the value chosen is not None then Border Width and Border Color settings will be available.
  4. 4.
    Border Radius - Set the border radius for the arrows.
Hover State
  1. 1.
    Background Color - Set the background color for the arrows.
  2. 2.
    Color - Set the color for the arrows.
  3. 3.
    Border Color - Set the border color for the arrows.

Dots

This section is available only if Pagination is set to Yes under Content > Carousel Settings.
  1. 1.
    Position - Choose the position of the dots. Whether they should be Inside or Outside.
  2. 2.
    Use Custom Width/Height? - Enable/Disable for custom width and height controls of the pagination dots.
  3. 3.
    Size - Set the size of the dots.
  4. 4.
    Spacing - Set the spacing between the dots.
Normal State
  1. 1.
    Color - Set the color of the dots.
  2. 2.
    Border Type - Choose the border type for the dots. If the value chosen is not None then Border Width and Border Color settings will be available.
  3. 3.
    Border Radius - Set the border radius for the dots.
  4. 4.
    Padding - Set the padding for the dots. Only top and bottom padding is editable.
Hover State
  1. 1.
    Color - Set the color for the dots.
  2. 2.
    Border Color - Set the border color for the dots.

Dots Active Style

  1. 1.
    Color - Set the color for the active dot.
  2. 2.
    Width - Set the width for the active dot.
  3. 3.
    Height - Set the height for the active dot.
  4. 4.
    Border Radius - Set the border radius for the active dot.
  5. 5.
    Shadow - Set the shadow for the active dot.