Advice and answers from the Showit Team

All of the following WordPress text fields are currently supported. Below you will find details about the output of each text field.

Post Title - Replaces text with link to post title, if single page no link. (automatically includes link)
Post Author - Replaces text with author text.
Post Date - Replaces text with post date text using format.
Post Tags - Replaces text with tags that are linked to view the tag list.
Post Categories - Replaces text with categories that are linked to view the category list.
Post Content - Replaces entire text field with post content.
Post Excerpt - Replaces entire text field with post excerpt.
Post Comments - Replaces entire text field with post comments list. Need to update comments.php to change look.
Comments Form - Replaces entire text field with post comments form.
Comment Link - Wraps the placeholder text in a popup link to the comments when no comments. Once there are comments, replaces text with either “1 Comment” or “## Comments”.
Previous Post Link - Replaces text with the title of the previous post linked. Nothing if first post. (automatically includes link)
Next Post Link - Replaces text with the title of the next post linked. Nothing if first post. (automatically includes link)
Sidebar 1, 2, 3 - Renders the selected sidebar content set in WordPress > Appearance > Widgets
Footer - Renders the Footer content set in Wordpress > Appearance > Widgets Comment Count - Renders the comment count as a single number.
Advanced Content Replace - Allows you to combine static text and replaced text fields in the same text box.  Supports the following fields:{post_title} {post_author} {post_date:} {post_tags} {post_categories} Useful for something like “Tags: {post_tags} / Categories {post_categories} Day:{post_date:D}” For dates add a colon and the PHP date format string. (see list below)
Next Posts Link - Wraps the text in a next page of posts link. Shows nothing if no more pages. Useful for a “Next Page” link. (automatically includes link)
Previous Posts Link - Wraps the text in a previous page of posts link. Shows nothing if no previous pages. Useful for a “Previous Page” link. (automatically includes link) Search Bar - Replaces with a live search box with placeholder text at lower opacity.  Pressing Return (or Enter) on keyboard will submit for search of blog. 

Date Formats:

Here are some suggested date formats and their output if you’re using the Advanced Content Replace setting. You can customize the format by referring Wordpress's official date formatting options

  • {post_date:F j, Y g:i a} – November 6, 2010 12:50 am
  • {post_date:F j, Y} – November 6, 2010
  • {post_date:F, Y} – November, 2010
  • {post_date:g:i a} – 12:50 am
  • {post_date:g:i:s a} – 12:50:48 am
  • {post_date:l, F jS, Y} – Saturday, November 6th, 2010
  • {post_date:M j, Y @ G:i} – Nov 6, 2010 @ 0:50
  • {post_date:Y/m/d \a\t g:i A} – 2010/11/06 at 12:50 AM
  • {post_date:Y/m/d \a\t g:ia} – 2010/11/06 at 12:50am
  • {post_date:Y/m/d g:i:s A} – 2010/11/06 12:50:48 AM
  • {post_date:Y/m/d} – 2010/11/06
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