Posts Extra Filters

Post Link

elementor_extras/widgets/posts/link

Filters the post link.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$linkStringThe link to the post
$postWP_PostThe post object

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/link', function( $link, $post ) {
    // Modify post link here
    return $link; // Return the post link
}, 10, 2);

Post Thumbnail

elementor_extras/widgets/posts/thumbnail

Filters the post thumbnail.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$post_thumbnailStringThe html for the thumbnail of the post
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

post_thumbnail — The html for the thumbnail of the post.

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/thumbnail', function( $post_thumbnail, $post ) {
    // Modify post thumbnail html here
    return $post_thumbnail; // Return the post thumbnail
}, 10, 2);

Post Title

ee_posts_title

Deprecated. Use elementor_extras/widgets/posts/title instead.


elementor_extras/widgets/posts/title

Filters the title of each post in the widget.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$post_titleStringThe title of the post
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

post_title — The title of the post

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/title', function( $post_title, $post ) {
    // Modify post title here
    return $post_title; // Return the post title
}, 10, 2);

elementor_extras/widgets/posts/title/link

Filters the title link of each post in the widget.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$title_linkStringThe link to the post
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

title_link — The link to the post

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/title/link', function( $title_link, $post ) {
    // Modify the link here
    return $title_link; // Return the link
}, 10, 2);

Post Date Time

ee_posts_date_time

Deprecated. Use elementor_extras/widgets/posts/date_time instead.


elementor_extras/widgets/posts/date_time

Filters the date of each post in the widget.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$post_date_timeStringThe date and time of the post
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

post_title — The title of the post

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/post_date_time', function( $post_date_time, $post ) {
    // Modify date time here
    return $post_date_time; // Return the date time
}, 10, 2);

Post Comments

ee_posts_comments_prefix

Deprecated. Use elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments/prefix instead.


elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments/prefix

Filters the prefix for the post comments count.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$post_comments_prefixStringThe comments count prefix
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

post_comments_prefix — The comments count prefix

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments/prefix', function( $post_comments_prefix, $post ) {
    $post_comments_prefix = __( 'Comments: ' );
    return $post_comments_prefix; // Return the comments count prefix
}, 10, 2);

In the example above we change the prefix with a custom one programatically.


ee_posts_comments

Deprecated. Use elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments instead.


elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments

Filters the post comments count.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$post_commentsStringThe comments count
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

post_comments — The comments count

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments', function( $post_comments, $post ) {
    if ( 0 === get_comments_number( $post->ID ) ) { // Check if there are any comments
        $post_comments = __( 'No comments' ); // Replace the count with a custom string
    }
    return $post_comments; // Return the post comment count
}, 10, 2);

In the example above we replace the comment count to a specific message if there are no comments for the post.


ee_posts_comments_suffix

Deprecated. Use elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments/suffix instead.


elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments/suffix

Filters the suffix for the post comments count.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$post_comments_suffixStringThe comments count suffix
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

post_comments_suffix — The comments count suffix

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/comments/suffix', function( $post_comments_suffix, $post ) {
    $post_comments_suffix = __( 'replies' );
    return $post_comments_suffix; // Return the comments count suffix
}, 10, 2);

The example above sets the suffix to ‘replies’. The output for the comment count (if no prefix is added) will be:

10 replies

Post Excerpt

ee_posts_excerpt

Deprecated. Use elementor_extras/widgets/posts/excerpt instead.


elementor_extras/widgets/posts/excerpt

Filters the post excerpt.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$post_excerptStringThe excerpt of the post
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

post_excerpt — The excerpt of the post

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/excerpt', function( $post_excerpt, $post ) {
    // Modify post excerpt here
    return $post_excerpt; // Return the excerpt
}, 10, 2);

In the above example we hook into the field excerpt, check if a specific ACF field is set and if so we set the excerpt of the value of that field.


Post Button

elementor_extras/widgets/posts/media/link

Filters the post media link. This is available only if the whole media area is linked when the Content > Media > Link to Post option is enabled.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$media_linkStringThe link for the post media area
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

media_link — The link for the media area

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/media/link', function( $media_link, $post ) {
    // Modify the link here
    return $media_link; // Return the link
}, 10, 2);

Post Button

elementor_extras/widgets/posts/button/link

Filters the post button link.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$button_linkStringThe link for the post button
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

button_link — The link for the button

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/button/link', function( $button_link, $post ) {
    // Modify the link here
    return $button_link; // Return the link
}, 10, 2);

elementor_extras/widgets/posts/button/text

Filters the label for the post read more button.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$button_textStringThe label of the button
$postWP_PostThe post object

Returns

button_text — The button label

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/button/text', function( $button_text, $post ) {
    $button_text = sprintf( __( 'Read about %s' ), $post->post_title ); // Include the post title in the button label
    return $button_text; // Return the button label
}, 10, 2);

In this example we redefine the label for the button include the title of the post and return the new label.


Queries

elementor_extras/widgets/posts/query

Filters the current query for the widget. This is run AFTER any Elementor filters added for the same query.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$queryWP_QueryThe current query

Returns

query — The modified query

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/query', function( $query ) {
    // Modify your query here
    return $query; // Return the new query
}, 10, 1);

Using the Query ID feature — This filter does not use the Query ID feature provided in the widget settings and it applies to all instances of the Posts Extra widget. To use the Query ID feature you need to use the same method used for the Query ID feature in Elementor Pro’s Posts widget. It works identically.


elementor_extras/widgets/posts/filters/args

Coming soon

Filters the args for the term filters.

Parameters

ParamTypeDescription
$argsArrayArray of arguments.
See WP_Term_Query::__construct() for
information on accepted arguments.

Returns

$args — The modified args

Example usage

add_filter( 'elementor_extras/widgets/posts/filters/args', function( $args ) {
    $args['hide_empty'] = false;
    return $args;
}, 10, 1);