Shortcodes & Widgets

We have three different ways to use all our components on any page you wish.

  1. Using the Elementor page builder.
  2. Using Widgets.
  3. Using shortcodes

Table of contents

By applying this, you can set the table of contents anywhere in your page as you wish.

  1. Using Elementor: Go to the page or post where you want to set the Table of contents and select “Edit with Elementor”. Under the search widgets in the section’s area, type “Helpie Table of contents” which will pull the Helpie Toc widgets.
  2. Using Widgets: Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets. You will find a widget called “Helpie Table of contents”.
  3. To use Shortcode, apply the below shortcode:
[helpie_kb_toc]
Name
AttributesOptionsTypeDescription
TitletitleTextThis will be the title of your TOC. You can create any title you wish.
Sidebar typetypefull-nav, page-scroll-onlySelectFull navigation will display all the categories you created in the TOC. page scroll will display the in-page navigation.
Show Auto TOCshow_auto_toc

true, falseTrue/FalseYou can set to show/hide Auto TOC
Show Articles in TOCshow_articles_in_toc

true, falseTrue/FalseYou can set to show or hide the articles in TOC
Toggle Category childrentoggle_category_children

true, falseTrue/FalseYou can set to show/hide the category childrens
TopicstopicIdYou can choose any categories you created by their id's

Search

Search Box:

By applying this, you can set the helpie search box at anywhere in your page as you wish.

  1. Using Elementor: Go to the page or post where you want to set the helpie search box and select “Edit with Elementor”. Under the search widgets in the section’s area, type “Helpie Search box” which will pull the Helpie search box.
  2. Using Widgets: Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets. You will find a widget called “Helpie Search box”.
  3. To use Shortcode, apply the below shortcode:
[pauple_helpie_search]

Search Results Page:

By applying this, you can set the helpie search results page at anywhere in your page as you wish.

  1. Using Elementor: Go to the page or post where you want to place the helpie search results page and select “Edit with Elementor”. Under the search widgets in the section’s area, type “Helpie Search Results” which will pull the Helpie search results page.
  2. Using Widgets: Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets. You will find a widget called “Helpie Search Results”.
  3. To use Shortcode, apply the below shortcode:
[pauple_helpie_search_results_page]

Article listing Shortcodes

By applying this, you can set the article listing at anywhere in your page as you wish.

  1. Using Elementor: Go to the page or post where you want to set the article listing and select “Edit with Elementor”. Under the search widgets in the section’s area, type “Helpie Article Listing” which will pull the Helpie article listing.
  2. Using Widgets: Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets. You will find a widget called “Helpie article listing”.
  3. To use Shortcode, apply the below shortcode:
[helpie_kb_articles]
NameAttributesOptionsTypeDescription
TitletitleTextThis will be the title of your article listing. You can create any title you wish.
Sortingsortbyrecent,updated,popular,alphabeticalSelectRecent will show the recently added articles, updated will show the recently updated articles, popular will display the articles based on the highest number of views, alphabetical will display the articles in alphabetical order.
TopicstopicTextRemember you need to give the topic id here to set the topic. To find the Category id, go to Helpdesk -> Helpdesk Category. Move the mouse over the name of the WordPress Category you would like to know the ID of (without clicking) and notice the URL that shows up at the bottom left corner of the browser.

You can also use some free Plugins like “Reveal IDs” to find out the Category id.
Number of Columnsnum_of_columns

one,two,three,fournumberYou can set the number of columns in which the articles should be displayed. Note that this applies only for "Card" style.
Stylestylelist,cardSelectYou can display the article in either list format or card format
Number of articleslimit1 to infinitynumberYou can choose how many articles should be displayed anywhere from one to infinity.
Show Imageshow_imagetrue,false

True/FalseYou can set to display or hide the image of the article. Remember this works only in card style.
Show descriptionshow_description

true,false

True/FalseUse ‘True’ if you want to show extra information. Use ‘False’ if you don’t want to show extra information

Category Listing Shortcodes

By applying this, you can set the category listing at anywhere in your page as you wish.

  1. Using Elementor: Go to the page or post where you want to set the category listing and select “Edit with Elementor”. Under the search widgets in the section’s area, type “Helpie Category Listing” which will pull the Helpie category listing.
  2. Using Widgets: Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets. You will find a widget called “Helpie category listing”.
  3. To use Shortcode, apply the below shortcode:
[pauple_helpie_categories_listing]
NameAttributesOptionsTypeDescription
TitletitleTextThis will be the title of your category listing. You can create any title you wish.
Sortingsortbyalphabetical,count,customSelectAlphabetical will display the categories in the alphabetical order. You can also arrange it based on the article count. Pls follow custom if you want it to be arranged as given in “Main Page Settings”
TopicstopicTextRemember you need to give the topic id here to set the topic. To find the Category id, go to Helpdesk -> Helpdesk Category. Move the mouse over the name of the WordPress Category you would like to know the ID of (without clicking) and notice the URL that shows up at the bottom left corner of the browser.

You can also use some free Plugins like “Reveal IDs” to find out the Category id.
Number of Columnsnum_of_columnsone,two,three,fournumberYou can set the number of columns in which the categories should be arranged.
Category listing styletypeboxed,boxed1,modern,listSelectYou can set the template to either boxed view or boxed1 or modern or list view
Children typechildren_typearticles,sub-categories,noneSelectYou can set to display the articles under the categories or it's sub-categories. You can also set it to none if you don't want anything to be displayed under categories.
Number of articlesnum_of_articles1 to infinity numberYou can choose how many articles should be displayed anywhere from one to infinity.
Show Imageshow_imagetrue,falseTrue/FalseYou can set to display or hide the image of the category.
Show descriptionshow_description

true,falseTrue/FalseUse ‘True’ if you want to show the description. Use ‘False’ if you don’t want to show the description.

Stats Shortcodes

By applying this, you can set the stats at anywhere in your page as you wish.

  1. Using Elementor: Go to the page or post where you want to set the stats and select “Edit with Elementor”. Under the search widgets in the sections area, type “Helpie Stats section” which will pull the Helpie stats.
  2. Using Widgets: Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets. You will find a widget called “Helpie Stats section”.
  3. To use Shortcode, apply the below shortcode:
[pauple_helpie_frontend_stats]
NameAttributesOptionsTypeDescription
TitletitleTextThis will be the title of your stats. You can create any title you wish.
Show Titleshow_titletrue,falseTrue/FalseYou can either choose to show or hide the title which you have set above.
Number of Columnsnum_of_columnsone,two,three,fournumberYou can set the number of columns in which the stats should be displayed.

Syntax Highlight and Copy

[helpie_kb_code]] …some code … [[/helpie_kb_code]

Welcome Area

 [pauple_helpie_welcome_area]

Main Page Shortcodes

 [pauple_helpie_categories_listing]
NameAttributesOptionsTypeDescription
Category listing styletypeboxed,boxed1,modern.SelectYou can set the template to either boxed view or boxed1 or modern view.

Hero Section

 [[pauple_helpie_hero_section]]
NameAttributesOptionsTypeDescription
TitletitleTextThis will be the title of your Kb/Wiki. You can create any title you wish.
Sub Titlesub_titleTextThis will be the sub-title of your Kb/Wiki. You can create any sub-title you wish.
Show Sub Titleshow_sub_title

true,falseTrue/FalseYou can either choose to show or hide the sub-title which you have set above.

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