Building Items Pages

An items page is a visual gallery of entries that can be filtered dynamically by category, as shown on the featured items page view.

If you have a large grouping of entries that would benefit from being filtered by category and wish to use an items gallery on your site, you can use these tutorials to build items and an items page. Individual items will automatically be added to the items page. Each site can only contain one items page.

Create an Item Post

By Marguerite on March 31, 2015

Item posts give visitors more detailed information about each items. They can include a featured image, galleries and a detailed description of the item. Learn how to create an items post.

Create an Items Page

By Public Affairs on March 30, 2015

Useful for displaying journal articles, rooms of a building, services provided and more, an items page displays a sortable, grid summary of your items posts. Learn how to set up your items page.

Customizing an Items Page

By Public Affairs on February 28, 2015

The items page builder block has multiple settings that allow you to choose how many items to display and how they will appear. Learn how to change these settings.

Changing Layouts for Custom Post Types

By Public Affairs on February 17, 2015

You can customize the appearance and layout of your events, people, news and items pages and posts. Learn about layout options and how to change them.

How to Use Categories to Manage Posts

By Public Affairs on March 20, 2014

Categories provide a helpful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. The WashU Web Theme allows you to filter your blog, people and items posts by category. Learn how to organize your posts into topical categories.