Category Shortcode

Version: 1.3

Overall Rating
WordPress Rating

This plugin creates the [Category]] Shortcode. The code takes 5 arguments: number: the number of posts to display. 0 equals the default number. -1 equals the total available. Order: Ascending or Descending Display Method: Full, Excerpt, Title Order By: Author, Date, Title, Modified, Parent, ID, Rand, None, or Comment Count. Category: this is the category id the category or categories that should be searched. Multiple categories can be specified in a comma separated list. Example shortcode: [Category number=’5′ method=’title’ order=’asc’ id=’11,45′ orderby=’comment_count’] This will show 5 posts in ascending order of category 11 and 45 as arranged by comment_count and will display just the post titles. Acknowledgements A big thank you to g33kg0dd3ss for figuring out the 1.3 fix issue with the loop being broken. She contributed the patch fix. Future Additions? Let plugin form allow for multiple category selections Let plugin form allow for multiple orderby methods In admin form restrict Number of posts to numbers only. In admin form setup a copy and paste script Accept a category name as a valid input Internationalization of the plugin Improve Formatting of Posts / Make formatting easier to edit./ Give user more control over formatting Allow attachments to come through Turn title links on or off. Allow comments in output Give user more control over the postformatting Add ability to...

The plugin ran into some errors.

😞

Sorry, pal! The plugin couldn’t pass all our tests. No hard feelings, right?

  • Minimal impact on memory usage
  • Minimal impact on pagespeed
  • No PHP errors, warning, notices
  • No Javascript issues
  • Latest PHP 7.2.16 compatible
  • Latest WordPress 5.2.4 compatible
  • Optimized database footprint
  • No activation errors
  • No resource errors
  • Frequently updated
  • No problems were detected during tests.
00

Total
Downloads

00

Support
Thread

00

Active
Installation

0%

Growth
Rate

Performance

Memory Usage Memory Usage

  • Average memory usage is -11.7 KB
  • This is less than 99% plugins

Page Speed Page Speed

  • Average page loading time is increased by 0.12s
  • This is faster than 99% plugins

Page Tests (after activation)

Memory Usage Category Shortcode

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/tools.php?page=rdcsc
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.27s
  • Memory Usage: 0.43 MB

Memory Usage Plugins Page

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.31s
  • Memory Usage: 0.44 MB

Memory Usage Front Page

  • Page URL: /
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.19s
  • Memory Usage: 0.4 MB

WPHive User Rating

5

Overall Quality

Measures the overall quality

5

Ease of Use

How easy it is to use?

5

Quality of Support

Satisfied or not?

5

Value for Money

Is it good bang for the buck?

5

Features

Is it feature riched?

Rate Now

Speed Test Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 0.12s
/(front page)
- 0.12s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0.01s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
- 0.11s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.11s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.12s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.76s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 0.14s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
- 0s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.37s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
- 11.7KB
/ (front page)
- 9.4KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.21KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.42KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.42KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.42KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.31KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.35KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 11.47KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 1.26KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 1.18KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.21KB

Stats Stats

Download Statistics

Plugin Version Usage

0 weeks ago

Last Updated

0 Downloads

This week

10 years old

on WordPress

0 Ratings

on WordPress

Stats More

This section is not meant to be comprehensive.

Database Tables 0

The plugin has added 0 additional options to your WordPress.

WP-Options 0

The plugin has added 0 additional options to your WordPress website.

Errors

Frequently Updated

  • The plugin has not been updated in the last 90 days.
  • Read more how WP Hive determines this data.

PHP Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin has not been properly activated on PHP 7.2.16. It may not work.
  • Read more how WP Hive determines this data.

WordPress Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin may not be fully compatible with WordPress 5.2.4.
  • Read more how WP Hive determines this data.

Error Log

We found the following errors while activating the plugin. Read more how WP Hive generates this data.

  • [17-Oct-2019 14:45:34 UTC] PHP Notice: Undefined variable: category in /wp-content/plugins/category-shortcode-w-generator/category_shortcode.php on line 260
  • [17-Oct-2019 14:45:34 UTC] PHP Notice: Trying to get property 'parent' of non-object in /wp-content/plugins/category-shortcode-w-generator/category_shortcode.php on line 260

Show Off Your Plugin

Love using this plugin?

Why don’t you compare the plugin side by
side with another plugin”

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Quality
5
Ease of Use
5
Quality of Support
5
Value for Money
5
Features
5

Category Shortcode Review Write a Review

Filter Review

Are you an author
of this plugin?

  24 Jan, 2020

Saif Hassan


5/5
Overall
5/5
Easy of Use
5/5
Customer Support
5/5
Feature of Functionality
5/5
Value of Money

Pros & Cons: This is a review from the Editorial staff of WP Hive for test purposes. We are sure the plugin made it with good heart for WordPress users and we want to encourage his/her efforts by the first review.

Overall:The plugin should be working great. Even if it does not, we respect the time and effort. If you are using this plugin - leave a review with more information.

Overall Quality

Ease of Use

Quality of Support

Value for Money

Features