Shortcode builder

Shortcode builder was introduced in version 1.4.0 and it allows to add and edit shortcodes easily. Currently it is the recommended way of using shortcodes in MinervaKB. Interface Shortcode builder is available in pages, posts and articles, as well as on any other custom post types you might have in your system. In your standard […]

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Introducing Shortcode Builder

With Shortcode Builder added in MinervaKB version 1.4.0 you can easily insert knowledge base shortcodes and edit them. It is a long-awaited feature and in this post we’ll see why it is important and how to use it. Why shortcode builder? First of all, I would like to explain the reasoning behind adding shortcode builder to […]

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Shortcode: Topic list

To display a set of topics you can use topics shortcode. It can display topics in list or box view and show recent or specific topics. Almost any topic layout you can build on home page can be reproduced using this shortcode. Check the following example: Featured topics Getting started This is a topic description. […]

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Shortcode: Topic

You can insert single topic articles in your content using topic shortcode. The only required parameter for topic shortcode is topic ID. See the below example: Installing knowledge base Adding content Importing dummy data Here’s how it looks: The rest of parameters are listed in the next table. Parameter Default Example values Description view box […]

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Shortcode: Search

MinervaKB search can be placed virtually anywhere in your site using search shortcode. It has most of the parameters you can change in page builder or plugin settings, except for some global ones. The simplest code to insert search would be Tip: Use arrows to navigate results, ESC to focus search input Here’s the result of the […]

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Shortcode: Related content

Internal linking is important for knowledge base and for any site. But keeping URLs and titles in links up to date can become hard when content grows and changes quickly. Related content shortcode allows you to add relevant links to your content, which will update when linked article’s URL or title changes. To display list […]

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Shortcode: Warning

To accent some important messages, you can use warning shortcode. The syntax for it is as follows: Do not try this at home! This is how it looks with default settings: You can customise the looks for warning shortcode in MinervaKB – Settings – Shortcodes tab.

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Shortcode: Info

Info shortcode allows you to display some additional info in content. The syntax for that is simple: Your heart rate slows when your face touches water; it’s called the mammalian dive reflex This is how it looks with default settings: You can customise the looks for info in MinervaKB – Settings – Shortcodes tab.

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Shortcode: Tip

Tip shortcode allows you to highlight some useful information for your customers. The syntax for that is simple: Rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture to cover up dings Here’s how it looks with default settings: You can customise the looks for tip in MinervaKB – Settings – Shortcodes tab.

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Shortcodes

This article demonstrates shortcodes currently available in MinervaKB. Tip shortcode can be used to add insightful tips inside your knowledge base articles. Info shortcode can be used to highlight some additional information blocks inside. Icon and color settings of this shortcode can be changed globally in MinervaKB settings. Warning shortcode can be used to warn user about […]

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