18/06/2020 at 10:05 #14071
I am trying to use the Grimlock widget on my home page to display only featured (pinned) posts. Is there a way to achieve this? I see fields for metadata but don’t really understand how to use these. There is also a checkbox to include/exclude featured (pinned) posts but it doesn’t do what I want.
Thanks a bunch for your help!18/06/2020 at 10:36 #14072
I’m adding this message for more information and also so this thread will be easier to find in your documentation. I’m using the terms “featured” and “pinned” posts, but I think in your documentation you refer to them as “sticky” posts.
Also, is there a way to add a pin icon or some visual distinction to show they are featured? There is a different border color on the posts page, but nothing on the homepage when using the Grimlock widget. Thanks!18/06/2020 at 11:10 #14073
Once again I’m making my own questions obsolete haha… I found how to show the featured “pin” on the widget: in the customizer, in the display posts options, select “Display format”. So that bit is done. Still trying to find a way to display only sticky posts though.
It would also be interesting to be able to change the featured icon, and/or the general styling of the featured posts in the grimlock section 🤯🚀
Thanks for your support!19/06/2020 at 08:43 #14103
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This is standard design with WordPress, I’m afraid.
As this is not breaking the page, changing this is considered customization work. Unfortunately, this is a service that we do not provide.
We only share snippet only to solve issues with our theme. Any further request for CSS snippets will have to be part of a defect that needs to be fixed urgently. No snippets will be shared otherwise.
If you want to go further with the customization of your website, we advise that you hire a freelancer to do it for you.
If you’re on a tight budget, we recommend you to require the services from Envato Studio freelancers (https://studio.envato.com/explore/websites-programming). This web platform gives you access to developers who have already experience with theme customizations, and for very competitive prices.
Best,23/06/2020 at 12:36 #14194
Thanks for your answer.
However, is it really standard design with WordPress since I’m talking about options inside your plugin “Grimlock”? Maybe I’m wrong, I’ll take a look to see what I can do on my side, either with the help of developers or some plugin.
Anyways, this could be a cool thing to add to the feature requests, but I’ll find my own way for now!
Have a great week,24/06/2020 at 08:54 #14220
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After discussing your suggestion with our product manager, we’ve agreed that it would be nice to be able to query only sticky posts.
Please note that I took the liberty to move this topic to our Feature Requests forum. As your idea could be a nice addition to our theme, we will implement this feature if other community members upvote your request.
We’ll keep you informed. Thank you very much for contributing to this theme!
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