Essential Content Types Pro

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.

Amazing Features

Portfolio

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.

Testimonials

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

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.

Services

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.

Food Menu

Showcase your food menu items gracefully with the Food Menu feature to attract more customers to your business and make your website more engaging. You can use shortcodes to display them elegantly and effortlessly. Add a unique food menu and let your visitors know everything you have in store for them!

Free Vs Pro (Premium)

Free Features Pro (Premium)
Responsive Design
Super Easy Setup
Lightweight
Number of posts
Order
Shortcode
Custom Post Types
Portfolio Widget
Add Shortcode button
Featured Image Widget
Testimonials Widget
Services Widget
Column Option
Food Menu

More Features

Enable/Disable any content/post type as needed

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.

Order

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.

Lightweight

It is extremely lightweight. You do not need to worry about it affecting the space and speed of your website

Supports All theme on WordPress

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

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.

Number of Posts

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.

Shortcodes

With Shortcodes, you have the option to use the powerful shortcode options to style multiple contents in completely different ways.

Widgets

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.

Incredible Support

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!

Responsive Design

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.

Super Simple to Set Up

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.

Plugin Instructions

Features in Essential Content Types

  1. Portfolio
  2. Featured Content
  3. Testimonial
  4. Services
  5. Shortcodes

Additional Essential Content Types Pro

  1. Widgets
  2. Ability to add shortcodes via button

1) Installation #

a)Using the WordPress Administration Panel

You can download Plugins directly to your blog by using the Add New Plugins option in the Plugins sub-menu.
  1. Download Essential Content Types Pro from your Catch Themes My-Account page to your Desktop
  2. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panel
  3. Go to "Plugins => Add New"
  4. Click on "Uploads" and Browse the downloaded file essential-content-types-pro.zip from the desktop where you have it downloaded
  5. Click on "Install Now" install and then "Activate" to activate the Plugin

b)Manual Installation using FTP

To add a new Plugin to your WordPress installation, follow these basic steps:
  1. Download Essential Content Types Pro from your Catch Themes My-Account page to your Desktop
  2. Unzip essential-content-types-pro.zip to your Desktop
  3. Using an FTP client to access your host web server. Go to /wp-content/plugins/ and make sure that you do not already have a essential-content-types-pro folder installed. If you do, then back it up and remove it from /wp-content/plugins/ before uploading your copy of Essential Content Types Pro
  4. Upload Essential Content Types Pro to /wp-content/plugins/
  5. Activate Essential Content Types Pro through "Plugins", in your WordPress Dashboard

Updating Plugin Using the Administration Panel #

You can update Themes directly from the Administration Panel using Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades plugin. For more information about the plugin, checkout Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades plugin page.

Updating Plugins Using FTP

To update Plugin though FTP, follow these basic steps:
  1. Download the latest version of Essential Content Types Pro from your Catch Themes member My-Account to your Desktop
  2. Unzip essential-content-types-pro.zip to your Desktop
  3. Using an FTP client to access your host web server, go to /wp-content/plugin/ and upload your new copy of Essential Content Types Pro Plugin which shall replace the old files

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 #

  1. Go to "Posts => Add New" for Post or "Pages => Add New" for Page
  2. Then click on Add Shortcode Button on top of the editor
  3. A form should popup, select desired options and click Insert Shortcode
  4. 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

  1. Go to "Appearance => Widgets" or "Appearance => Customize => Widgets" (For live preview)
  2. Then drag the Essential Content Types Pro widgets to the widget area or click in the widget then choose desired widget area
  3. Finally lick on "Add Widget"

Change Log

= 1.3 (Released: July 05, 2018) =
  • Added: Flexible image size option selection
  • Added: Font size option
  • Changed: function name changed to settings_page
  • Updated: Html structure
= 1.2 (Released: May 07, 2018) = = 1.1.1 =
  • 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
= 1.1 =
  • 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
= 1.0.1 =
  • Compatibility check up to version 4.9
= 1.0.0 =
  • Initial Release

Essential Content Types Pro

Buy Now
Try Free

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close