You can use Elementor to handle this without using shortcodes but if you’re WordPress purist 🙂 you can use several shortcodes to display jobs and forms. These are listed below.

An important note for all shortcodes: Ensure they are not wrapped with any tags when adding them to your posts/pages. To check this, view the page content in ‘html’ mode and remove any formatting surrounding the shortcodes. This will prevent styling issues.

The [jobs] shortcode outputs a list of your jobs

An example of the jobs shortcode

This shortcode takes the following arguments:

  • per_page – Defaults to the ‘per page’ option in settings. This controls how many jobs get listed per page.
  • orderby – Defaults to ‘featured’. Supports title, ID, name, date, modified, rand, featured, and rand_featured (random but keeps featured at top).
  • order – Defaults to ‘desc’. Can be set to ‘asc’ or ‘desc’ to choose the sorting direction.
  • show_filtersshows native WP Job Manager filters above the job list but it’s recommended to disable them using show_filters="false"
  • show_pagination – Defaults to false. Enable this to show numbered pagination instead of the ‘load more jobs’ link.
  • show_categories – Defaults to true when categories are enabled. If enabled, the filters will also show a dropdown letting the user choose a job category to filter by.
  • categories – Comma separate slugs to limit the jobs to certain categories. This option overrides ‘show_categories’ if both are set.
  • job_types – Comma separate slugs to limit the jobs to certain job types.
  • selected_job_types – Comma separate slugs to select by default.
  • location – Enter a location keyword to search by default.
  • keywords – Enter a keyword to search by default.
  • featured – Set to true to show only featured jobs, false to show no featured jobs, or leave out entirely to show both (featured first).
  • filled – Set to true to show only filled jobs, false to show no filled jobs, or leave out entirely to respect the default settings.
  • post_status – Set to ‘publish’ to display active jobs, set to ‘expired’ to show expired jobs.

If the URL of the page contains a query string and location or keywords is set, the values in the query string will populate the location and keywords fields instead of the above options.


Show 12 of the most recent jobs without filters and pagination:
[jobs per_page="12" show_filters="false"]

Show 20 jobs at a time, ordered by title, with categories disabled:
[jobs per_page="20" orderby="title" show_categories=false]