Essential Content Types Pro—a premium WordPress plugin is inspired by Jetpack’s Custom Content Types feature. It allows you to feature the most impressive content through different content/post types on your website just the way you like it. Essential Content Types Pro is extremely lightweight, and supports all the themes on WordPress. As the name suggests, Essential Content Types Pro has only the “essential” elements. It includes the features that WordPressers use the most. The plugins allows you to add up to four custom post types — portfolio, testimonials, featured content, and services. It also includes shortcodes, widgets, custom post type, and more. Essential Content Types Pro has it all to showcase your imposing content elegantly and also takes up lesser space.
Portfolio enables you to showcase your professional accomplishments to the world at large. Display your most impressive Portfolios in the way you like. You also have the option to choose your Portfolio layout up to 6 columns. A marvelous way to easily display your experience and expertise.
People are always after authenticity. They are always looking for ways to know what your goods or services are really like. Customer testimonials really help in building trust. You can customize the testimonials as you want and also select your testimonial layout type up to 6 columns.
Featured Content allows you to showcase your recent and popular posts on your website. Your Featured Content can be displayed up to 1 to 6 columns. Enable the Featured Content option and display your most impressive posts.
Every website owner wants people to know about eh services they provide. You can place the services you provide right on the spotlight. Choose to display the services in 1 to 6 columns. Display your services and let the world know what you can provide them with.
Free Vs Pro (Premium)
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|Custom Post Types|
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With this option, you can choose whether you want to display your content/post type or not. You can enable or disable any content or post type as per your need.
You have the freedom to choose how your content would be displayed—whether in ascending or descending alphabetical order by author name, title, date, or in random order.
It is extremely lightweight. You do not need to worry about it affecting the space and speed of your website
You don’t have to worry if you have a slightly different or complicated theme installed on your website. It supports all the themes on WordPress and makes your website more striking and playful.
Column Option allows you to choose from multiple column options. Several options are available for all column types in general to edit the default behavior.
You have the option to choose the number of posts you want to display on your website. Pick the number of posts that suits the best on your website.
With Shortcodes, you have the option to use the powerful shortcode options to style multiple contents in completely different ways.
Multitude of widget options provide you with the option to choose the widgets that you want to display. You can have full control over each widget’s visibility and appearance. You can assign different contents on your sidebars, footer and any sidebar widgets.
We have a great line of support team and support documentation. You do not need to worry about how to use the plugins we provide, just refer to our Tech Support Forum. Further, if you need to do advanced customization to your website, you can always hire our theme customizer!
One of the key features of our plugins is that your website will magically respond and adapt to different screen sizes delivering an optimized design for iPhones, iPads, and other mobile devices. No longer will you need to zoom and scroll around when browsing on your mobile phone.
It is super easy to set up. Even the beginners can set it up easily and also, you do not need to have any coding knowledge. Just install, activate, customize it your way and enjoy the plugin.
Features in Essential Content Types
- Featured Content
- Food Menu
Additional Essential Content Types Pro
- Ability to add shortcodes via button
Installation #For installation please visit our FAQ page.
Updates #For updates please visit our FAQ page.
Add Shortcode in Page/Post #Checkout our blog post at https://catchthemes.com/wp-plugins/essential-content-types/ for details about adding shortcodes related to Portfolio, Featured Content, Services and Testimonials.
Essential Content Types Pro features #
Add Shortcode in Page/Post via button #
- Go to "Posts => Add New" for Post or "Pages => Add New" for Page
- Then click on Add Shortcode Button on top of the editor
- A form should popup, select desired options and click Insert Shortcode
- Then click publish/update to save post/page with shortcode
Add Widget #Essential Content Types Pro plugin provides four different widgets for Portfolio (ECT: Portfolio Content Type), Featuured Content (ECT: Featuured Content Type), Service (ECT: Service Content Type) and Testimonial (ECT: Testimonial Content Type) which will help you easily add widgets in sidebar. You can add widgets in following ways
- Go to "Appearance => Widgets" or "Appearance => Customize => Widgets" (For live preview)
- Then drag the Essential Content Types Pro widgets to the widget area or click in the widget then choose desired widget area
- Finally lick on "Add Widget"
- Update: Moved domain from catchthemes.com to catchplugins.com
- Added: Auto Updater
- Compatibility check up to version 4.9.5
- Removed: Unnecessary code hiding menu price in Food Menu CPT
- Updated: Plugin code to not use create_function which is getting deprecated in PHP 7.2
- Added: CPT-Food Menu Items
- Bug Fixed: Plugin update checker
- Compatibility check up to version 4.9.4
- Updated: Moved all plugin customizer options to new panel Essential Content Types Plugin Options
- Compatibility check up to version 4.9
- Initial Release