WooCommerce Integration

The KB Articles plugin works both as a global knowledge base (i.e., you can write articles that are not associated with any specific WooCommerce Product), and it also makes it easy to build Product-specific knowledge bases too. Product-Specific KB Articles Whenever you create a new KB Article, you can choose to connect that article to […]

KB Article Post Type

The WooCommerce KB Articles plugin installs a new Post Type in WordPress, specifically for KB Articles. You will find this new Post Type in the main menu (screenshot below). The available options are as you'd expect; i.e., Add Article, Categories, Tags, Options, etc. WooCommerce Product-Specific KB Articles When you create a new KB Article, you […]

Can the shortcode be used in a widget?

This is not recommended due to size limitations in most widgetized areas. Instead, we recommend using the built-in Search Widget that comes with WordPress. WP Site Search redirects WordPress searches to the Page configured to show WP Site Search results. If you configure WP Site Search to handle WordPress searches (enabled by default), then the […]

How does the query variable work?

The WP Site Search query variable is what the plugin uses to pass search terms to the search page. For most sites, the default q variable will work just fine but you can customize this variable if you'd like. When the variable name is set to q (the default), and your search page has the […]

Do I need a Google Search Engine ID?

No. You don't even need to have a Google Custom Search engine account. The WP Site Search plugin handles all of that for you. WP Site Search creates what's known as a Linked CSE, which is hosted by your WordPress installation and does not require a connected Google CSE account or Google CSE ID. It […]

[google_cse /] Shortcode Attributes

WP Site Search is powered by a Google Custom Search Engine (Google CSE). More specifically, the WP Site Search plugin automatically builds a Linked CSE that you can customize in a number of ways, even without a Google CSE account ID. This is because the Linked CSE consists of an XML file that contains search […]

General Options Overview

WP Tocify comes ready-to-go, i.e., no configuration needed. However, there are a few options that you can customize if you'd like. In this article I'll walk through each of them, explaining each one a little bit and linking to other articles that go into more detail. Dashboard Location DashboardSettingsWP Tocify JS / CSS Content Selector […]

CSS / Style Options

By default, WP Tocify uses the # symbol to denote an anchored heading, both in the article itself and also in a TOC (Table of Contents). However, this symbol and other styles associated with the WP Tocify plugin can be customized further if you'd like. Dashboard Location DashboardSettingsWP TocifyCSS / Style Options Popular Anchor Symbols […]

Include/Exclude Post Types

A Table of Contents can be used for any Post in WordPress, no matter the Post Type. However, there are some Post Types that simply do not need a Table of Contents. For example, if your WordPress theme (or another plugin) introduces a Custom Post Type called 'Redirects' or 'Forum Topics', a TOC wouldn't make […]

TOC (Table of Contents) Shortcode

Using the TOC Shortcode is completely optional. This feature allows you to have the TOC inserted into a specific location that you choose, instead of it floating left or right of the main content body in the article you're writing. This can be helpful when the default approach taken by the WP Tocify plugin (i.e., […]