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Buttons

This shortcode shows button

Usage:

[button url="http://workscout.in/"  color="light"  customcolor=""  iconcolor="white"  icon="user"  target="_top"  custom_class="" ]Click me[/button]

Options:

  • url¬†– link to the page
  • color¬† – “color” (current main color set in theme), “gray”, “light”
  • customcolor¬† –¬†“#000000” (any color hash) – overrides color¬†attribute
  • iconcolor¬† –¬†“white”,”black”
  • icon¬† –¬†Font Awesome icon name
  • target¬† –¬†“_blank”
  • customclass¬†¬†– your custom class

Latest From Blog

Shows recent posts from the blog

Usage:

[latest_from_blog limit="3"  columns="3"  orderby="date"  order="DESC"  categories=""  masonry=""  tags="" show_date="" show_author="" width="sixteen" place="center" exclude_posts="" limit_words="15"/]

Options:

  • limit¬†– number of posts to display, default is 3
  • columns¬† – number of columns in which posts are displayed, default is 3, options: 2 | 3 | 4
  • orderby¬†– id, count, name (Default), slug, none
  • order¬†-ASC (ascending – default), DESC (descending)
  • categories¬† – list of categories from which you want to query posts, separate with come
  • masonry¬† – empty by default, if set to true, posts will use Isotope layout
  • tags¬†¬†–¬†list of tags from which you want to query posts, separate with come
  • show_author –¬†empty by default, if set to “true” will display author name under post thumbnail
  • show_date¬†–¬†empty by default, if set to “true” will display post date¬†under post thumbnail
  • width – columns width of whole container, set in columns names (one, two, three..sixteen)
  • place – first, last, center, none
  • exclude_posts – ID’s of posts you want to exclude from list
  • ignore_sticky_posts – true by default, doesn’t show sticky posts, set to 0 to show
  • limit_words – number of words from the post content, default is 15

Jobs Boxed Categories

Displays grid with categories (recent or selected) with icons representing each category:

 

How to add icons to categories?

In your wp-adminJob ListingsJob Categories you’ll see list of all your categories, just click any of them, and you’ll be redirected to Edit screen, on this screen you can select icon using option “Font awesome icon for category” a put full path to your own image in “Custom image icon for category

Usage:

[box_job_categories hide_empty="0"  orderby="count"  order="DESC"  number="8"  browse_link=""  include=""  exclude=""  child_of="" ]

Options:

  • hide_empty¬†– Whether to not return empty categories. 1 (true) – Default (i.e. Do not show empty categories¬†), ¬†0 (false)
  • orderby¬†– id, count, name (Default), slug, none
  • order ¬†ASC (ascending – default), DESC (descending)
  • number –¬†The maximum number of categories to return.
  • browse_link¬†adds button with link to Browse Categories page – pass URL as value
  • include¬†term ids to include, use coma to separate. Empty returns all.
  • exclude¬†term ids to exclude, use coma to separate.
  • child_of¬†Get all descendents of this job category. Default is 0. Note: child_of gets all descendants (as many levels as are available)

Jobs Categories

Displays list of categories or list of parent/child category relations

Usage:

[jobs_categories full_width="yes" hide_empty="0" type="group_by_parents" number="999"]

Options:

  • title– Optional title of section, used if type is set to “all”
  • orderby¬†– id, count, name (Default), slug, none
  • number –¬†The maximum number of categories to return.
  • hide_empty¬†false | true – if set to true, will hide categories that don’t have any jobs assigned
  • type –¬†group_by_parent / all / parent
  • parent_id¬†ID of category to display if type¬†is set to “parent”

What’s the difference between each “TYPE”

type=”all” – If shortcode is set to type “all” it will display all categories, you need to also add attribute “title“. If you’ll look at the screenshot above, the “Design, Art & Multimedia” will be a title, while green list of links will be list of all job categories

type=”only_parents”¬†– If shortcode is set to type “only_parents” it will display only top level¬†categories, without the child categories. you need to also add attribute “title”. If you’ll look at the screenshot above, the “Design, Art & Multimedia” will be a title, while green list of links will be list of all job categories

type=”group_by_parent – If shortcode is set to type “group_by_parent” it will display all categories that have children.¬†If you’ll look at the screenshot above, the “Design, Art & Multimedia” will be a parent category, while green list next to it will be list of all child categories of¬†“Design, Art & Multimedia”. This will loop through all categories and show only the top level categories with children

type=”parent” –¬†¬†If shortcode is set to type “parent” it also needs attribute “parent_id” with ID of category to display. It will display only child categories of this category you’ve passed the ID of.

Jobs Spotlight

Displays “carousel” box with pre-selected jobs

How do I set jobs as featured?

In your wp-adminJob Listings – All Jobs¬†you’ll see list of all your jobs, there’s a column with star icon – the featured jobs are marked with¬† ‚úĒ . While editing each job in Job Data you can select checkbox “Featured Listing”

Usage:

[spotlight_jobs featured="null" categories="automotive-jobs"]

Options:

  • hide_empty¬†– Whether to not return empty categories. 1 (true) – Default (i.e. Do not show empty categories¬†), ¬†0 (false)
  • orderby¬†– id, count, name (Default), slug, none
  • order ¬†ASC (ascending – default), DESC (descending)
  • per_page¬†–¬†The maximum number of categories to return.
  • title ¬†– title of the section, by default it’s Job Spotlight
  • visible – number of elements visible on each device size (standard pc, netbook, tablet, phone) – defaul is¬†1,1,1,1 which means only 1 job will be displayed. If you want to show 3 jobs on standard screen, and 2 on smaller, change to 3,2,1,1. etc
  • categories – list of categories slug separated by coma from which the jobs will be displayed
  • job_types –¬†list of job types¬†separated by coma from which the jobs will be displayed
  • featured –¬†true to show only featured, false to hide featured, leave null to show both.
  • filled –¬†true to show only filled, false to hide filled, leave null to show both/use the settings.

Jobs List

Displays list of jobs with short summary

How to modify what is displayed

In your wp-adminJob ListingsJob Categories you’ll see list of all your categories, just click any of them, and you’ll be redirected to Edit screen, on this screen you can select icon using option “Font awesome icon for category” a put full path to your own image in “Custom image icon for category

Usage:

[jobs per_page="12"  orderby="none"  order="ASC"  show_filters="false"  show_categories="false"  show_pagination="false"  show_more="false"  show_description="false"  categories=""  job_types=""  featured="false"  filled="false"  keywords="" ]

Options:

  • per_page¬†–¬†how many items show per page
  • orderby¬†–¬†id, count, name – Default, slug, term_group – Not fully implemented (avoid using), none
  • order¬†–¬†ASC – Default,DESC
  • show_filters¬†–¬†true | false – show filter section
  • show_categories¬†–¬†true | false – show categories in filters
  • show_category_multiselect¬†–¬†true | false
  • show_pagination¬†–¬†true | false
  • show_more¬†–¬†true | false
  • show_description¬†–¬†true | false – if false shows just a title of job and basic values.
  • categories¬†–¬†show results just form specific category
  • job_types –¬†how results just form specific job types
  • featured¬†–¬†True to show only featured, false to hide featured, leave null to show both.
  • filled¬†–¬†True to show only filled, false to hide filled, leave null to show both/use the settings.
  • location¬†–¬†Show jobs from specific locations
  • filled
  • keywords
  • selected_category
  • selected_job_types

Pages

Job header background

You can add background to the page title section on some pages and single job listings

Layout box

Layout box gives you ability to select sidebar to display with post or page, and also select layout of post – you can put sidebar on left or right side, or just show full-width content. Full width is default.

Sidebar

You can create more sidebars in Theme Options in Sidebars section. Just follow instruction there. After that you will be able to add Widgets to them in Appearance -> Widgets, and that way create

Slider

If you’ll change your Page Template to “Page with Slider”, you can select here which slider will be displayed

Posts

Creating posts is nothing special if you have even basic experience with WordPress. WorkScout theme offers couple of additional options in Post editor.

Post types

WorkScout supports for posts formats. You can change it in right side box. Default is Standard – that one shows only text of post and thumbnail image if added. Each change will show a form with options to fill. For Video, just put there a link to a video from youtube, vimeo, or any other service that has support for oEmbed.

Below Editor you’ll see¬†Layout¬†box and¬†Post options¬†box.

 

Layout

Layout gives you ability to select sidebar to display with post or page, and also select layout of post – you can put sidebar on left or right side.

Sidebar

You can create more sidebars in Theme Options in Sidebars section. Just follow instruction there. After that you will be able to add Widgets to them in Appearance -> Widgets, and that way create

If you want to use shortcodes in post content, you need to write the excerpt or you might see non parsed shortcodes in search results or in front page.

Setting up “Apply For Job”

Using WorkScout and WP Job Manager, candidates have different option to apply for jobs.

Method 1 – Default

By default the popup shows only email of the Employer or the email provided in Job details, you can also set external URL for application which will open external website set in Job details by employer


Method 2 –¬†WP Job Manager Contact Listing

By using this plugin you can use one of plugins: Gravity Forms, Ninja Forms, Contact Form 7 to display contact form in the popup Рinstructions how to set each one are here https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-job-manager-contact-listing/faq/

When you have the forms, you can choose in Job Listings ‚Üí Settings ‚Üí Contact a Job Form –¬†which one should be displayed in popup


Method 3 –¬†Resume Manager add-on

Using Resume Manager add-on from WP Job Manager, Candidates can send the Resume they’ve submitted as an attachment to the Employers email.


Method 4 –¬†Applications add-on

This add-on allows candidates to apply to jobs using a form & employers to view and manage the applications from their job dashboard. There’s also a form builder which helps you build custom
“apply forms”

Extensions Compatibility

WP Job Manager Core Add-on Bundle

WorkScout demo shows various functionality like Resumes, Applications, Job Bookmarks etc. The basic job listing and submision is done using free plugin WP Job Manager, however, all other functionality is available by using paid WP Job Manager add-ons . You can currently buy a¬† “Core Add-on Bundle” for 125$ which will give you this list of plugins:

  1. Resume Manager
  2. Job Alerts
  3. Indeed Integration
  4. Job Tags
  5. WC Paid Listings
  6. Simple Paid Listings
  7. Application Deadline
  8. Bookmarks
  9. Apply with XING
  10. Job Applications
  11. Embeddable Job Widget
  12. CareerBuilder Integration
  13. Apply with Facebook

All of this plugins are supported by WorkScout.If you’d like to import full demo content, you should buy and install all those plugins before doing this.