Taxonomy Addon

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Taxonomy Add-on is a must-to-have add-on if you want a complete control on the group of Posts / Custom Post Types pulled in Slidervilla Slider. This add-on will help you automatically pull the Custom Post types from Custom Taxonomy in the SliderVilla Sliders. This addon will also help you pull the Posts filed under a tag in the SliderVilla Slider.

  1. Tag Specific posts : You can pull Posts added to specific tag or multiple tags into the Slider
  2. Posts from multiple categories : You can pull posts from multiple WordPress categories into the Slider
  3. Custom Post types from Custom Category/Taxonomy : Custom Post types can have their own Categories ( Custom Taxonomies). You can pull Custom posts from any custom taxonomy or group of taxonomies. … Any combination!!
  4. Exclude posts from certain Categories or Tags and show all other posts i.e. do not show the posts of particular categories or tags or taxonomy (Introduced in version 1.0.2)
  5. Author Specific Content : From version 1.1.3, you can specify the author user ID in taxonomy shortcode to show author specific posts/custom post types in the Slider. You can read more about it on SliderVilla taxonomy guide.
  6. You can use all the ‘Settings’ / ‘Options’ of the Slider for which you are using this add-on i.e. the add-on will work as a perfectly  integrated module to the parent slider
  7. Works on all compatible SliderVilla sliders simultaneously i.e. once you get this add-on, you can use it with all of the SliderVilla slider plugins, no need to buy this for each slider plugin separately.

  1. Uzip the folder.
  2. Upload the slidervilla-taxonomy-addon folder to your /wp-content/plugins directory.
  3. In your WordPress dashboard, head over to the Plugins section.
  4. Activate SliderVilla – Taxonomy addon.

Template tag

if ( function_exists( 'get_slidervilla_slider_taxonomy' ) ) {
    $args=array('slider'=>'thumbel','post_type'=>'post', 'taxonomy'=>'category','term'=>'uncategorized', 'set'=>'', 'offset'=>0 );


You can also use the template tag as

if ( function_exists( 'get_slidervilla_slider_taxonomy' ) ){



This is name of the parent Slider plugin which should be installed on your site. For example, its value can be thumbel or pointelle


Retrieves posts by Post Types, default value is ‘post’.

  • ‘post’ – a post.
  • ‘page’ – a page.
  • Custom Post Type (e.g. movies)


Taxonomy is a grouping mechanism for some posts (or links or custom post types). Values for this parameter can be

  • ‘category’
  • ‘post_tag’
  • Any Custom Taxonomy

This is the slug (short url) of the Taxonomy value i.e. name of the ‘category’ or name of the ‘tag’. eg. social-media

You can specify multiple values by specifying this field as an array i.e.

'term' => array( 'social-media', 'news' )


The Settings Set ID ( You can keep this field as blank if you are using the default settings set. If you are using Settings set ID 3, then the value of this field would be 3 )


You can use the Shortcode as

[svtaxonomy slider='thumbel' post_type='post' taxonomy='post_tag' term='social-media' set='2']

You can change the value of the ‘slider’ parameter to ‘pointelle’ , if you are using this add-on for Pointelle Slider.

Template tag to Show Author Specific Posts

Shortcode to show Author Specific Posts

1.2 (Release Date: 3’rd Nov’2014)

  1. New: Get posts from multiple taxonomies using single shortcode (Advanced usage).

1.1.3 (Release Date: 22’nd Apr’2014)

  1. New: Author specific posts/custom post types can be pulled as slides i.e. you can specify to show only the posts written by particular author/s in the Slider or exclude the posts by certain author/s in the Slider.

1.1.2 (Release Date: 11’th Apr’2014)

  1. Fix: Slider was not displayed for recent posts from Custom Post Type without specifying any particular taxonomy.

1.1.1 (Release Date: 10/04/2014)

  1. Fix: Slider was not displayed when the taxonomy add-on template tag was being used.

1.1 (Release date – 02/03/2014)

  1. New –  Introducing Auto Updates, from the next update you can update the Post Attachments / Gallery Add-on using automatic update feature of WordPress
  2. New – New Settings Panel for SV Add-Ons =&gt; Post Attachments, where you can enter the License Key and view a short guide.

  1. Fix – Version upgrade notification error


  1. Fix – WP_DEBUG notifications and warnings


  1. A new attribute for the shortcode named  ‘operator’. You can specify the value as ‘NOT IN’ to exclude certain terms (categories/tags/taxonomy posts) from the slider.


  1. You can add multiple terms as comma separated values in the shortcode. As well, in the template tag you can add multiple terms by specifying the value as an array of terms.


Very first version of the plugin, no changelog yet.

This add-on is compatible with all premium slider plugins on SliderVilla.

The FAQs will be uploaded once we get some queries.

Contact us in case of any queries or issues regarding this Add-on.