Curated List Manager Knowledge base Plugin for WordPress by CreativeMinds

Curated List Manager Plugin for WordPress by CreativeMinds

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WordPress curated list manager plugin lets users organize links and aggregate content around categories, displaying them as a curated list.

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The Curated List Manager is a great tool for content marketing and for building a WordPress knowledge base and sharing it in an engaging way.

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WordPress List Manager Plugin and Curated Knowledge Base

The CM WordPress List Manager allows you to create a curated knowledge base. Build curated lists of links and information arranged by category.

Filtering Curated List Content

Each curated list can be shown using a shortcode on any page or post and users can filter the information with a live search filter, by categories or tags

A sidebar widget can also be used to display a single category with curated links.

Filtering Curated Lists by Keywords
Filtering Curated Lists by Keywords

This WordPress list plugin is easy to use, easy to customize, and works well with every WordPress theme. This allows for easy and effective content curation.

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Powerful Tool for Content Marketing

This WordPress curation plugin is a great content marketing tool allowing users to build all kinds of lists with curated content. Lists can include recommended reading lists, WordPress bullet lists, WordPress widget lists. You can arrange knowledge around clusters of categories and subcategories

Creating WordPress Knowledgebases

Curated List Plugin is also a great tool for building a professional WordPress knowledge base of all related articles and links to a specific subject area, to improve knowledge sharing.
Complete Curated List Knowledgebase
Complete Curated List Knowledgebase

Creating Assignments and To-Do Lists

To-Do List Solution

It is possible to add a checkbox near each item turning it into an assignment list which users can use to check off what they have completed. The curated list manager will save user posting based on a cookie assigned to each specific user.
To-Do list inside the Curated List
To-Do list inside the Curated List
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Using the WordPress Curated List Manager Plugin

  • Curated List Tool – Build a curated list of articles and links on your site that is ideal for effective content marketing
  • Curated Content Aggregation with Categories and Subcategories – Build a small knowledge base arranging information by categories and subcategories
  • Reading List – Prepare a reading list available for students
  • Assignment List – Prepare a to-do list with a checkbox to mark what was already done
  • Arrange Blog Posts – Arrange your site blog posts in a curated list together with other external links
  • Arrange Files – Arrange your files in a curated list. Each list item can include text as well the link to download the file itself
  • Easily Edit – Edit every item list and category easily: the front-end has shortcuts so the admin can modify all

How to Build a Curated List or Professional Knowledge-base

Adding a Link to a Curated List

  1. Start by defining the list name
  2. Define all related categories you are going to use
  3. Start adding links to the categories you have defined
  4. In each link you can add additional text which will appear on hover, text to appear below link and a small image
  5. For selected links you can optionally define if a checkbox will appear beside them
  6. You may add tags and define the related tags for each link
  7. You may add access restrictions per category while specifying user WordPress role
  8. You can use a CSV file to import all links to the plugin while specifying category, URL, Title and Description
Add New Link Options
Add New Link Options

How to Display your Curated List

  • Place the list shortcode on any page or post
  • You can display a single category of curated links in a sidebar widget
  • Once the curated list is displayed, users may filter list links by a tag, category or free text filtering
  • A favicon is automatically shown near each link in the list
  • A NEW tag is shown for items which are not older than the defined amount of days set in the plugin settings.

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WordPress Curated List Plugin and WordPress Knowledge-base Resources

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Curated List Plugin and WordPress KnowledgeBase Basic Features

  • Create a list with any number of categories and subcategories
  • Add as many links to a given category as you need
  • Use a shortcode to display lists on any page or post
  • General content curation with knowledge based themes

Curated List Advanced Features (Pro Version Only)

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin, how it works with knowledge based themes and more

Multiple lists – User can create multiple lists and place them anywhere on a page or a post. An essential part of any knowledge based theme
Tags support – Tags can be placed near the links. The user can filter list items by tags. User can set color for each tag
Simple content aggregation – Easily collect information on a common topic to improve organization
Fast filtering support – User can filter links by text, categories or tags
Category background color – User can choose to set a background color for each category
Styling options – User can define several options for the look and feel of the list, including the tooltip color, the category background colors, font size and more to help enhance curation
Last update date – In each list show the last update date
Number of items/links included in list – For each list shows the number of items included in the list to make organization simple
Ordering organization – Order categories within each list and links within each category using drag and drop interface
Link type – Link can have an icon or a checkbox. Once used with a checkbox plugin remember user selection using a tracking cookie. This is good for to-do lists
Subtitle – Each link can have a subtitle text which appears under the link title
Image – Each link can have an image beside the favicon which appears on the right side of the link. Users need to specify for each link the image URL
Mark new links – You can define in the plugin setting to automatically mark links not older than X days with the tag NEW
Easy Admin Editing – The admin can has shortcuts to edit links and categories from the Front-end
User customized personalization – Each user can personalize the display by unchecking the categories they do not want to view in a specific list for more effective content curation
Bookmarklet – You can easily add links to your curated list while adding a bookmarklet to your browser bar. Clicking on it will open a pop-up showing a link to the most important fields
Category widget and shortcode – Supports both a widget to display a category with all links and also a shortcode to be placed on any post or pages showing all links related to category. Support category access restriction by user role
Import and Export – Export all links to a CSV file which contains the category, URL, Title, Description and slug. Easily import it to another site
Order Links in Category – Ability to define how links are ordered by category
Social Sharing – Option to show each list with a social sharing and like buttons near each item in the list
Import Blog Categories and Links – Site blog posts and categories can be imported to the curated list manager

Curated List Manager Frequently Asked Questions

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin

Can I share the same category in two lists?

Yes. Each category can be included in more than one list. This allows for more freedom with content curation

Can I order the links on each category?

Yes. Links in each category can be ordered manually or by alphabetic descending or ascending order. There are also other supported ordering methods. This allows for personalized list curation and organization

Can you create an unlimited amount of curated lists?

Yes. You can define any number of list, you can show each by a separate shortcode on a new page or post, for clear and concise content curation

Can I import the links to my list?

Yes plugin supports importing links from a CSV file format making it easier to build large knowledge bases or importing content from an external resource

How many links can be added to a curated category?

There is no limit to the number of links which can be added to a category or to a list. Each list can have any number of categories and each category can have any number of links, giving you more freedom for curation

WordPress Curated Knowledge-base Plugin Online Demo

Curated list demo bannerThis demo shows a curated list of the resources dealing with Coronavirus COVID-19. It can be a good starting point to learning about this pandemic and potential treatment being tested

View Curated List 1

Curated list demo bannerThis demo shows a curated list of WordPress resources as well as a checklist. You can use the categories or fast filter to narrow the list. Hover over items to see extended information

View Curated List 2

Marketing resources list demo bannerThis demo shows a curated list of Marketing resources. You can use the categories or fast filter to narrow the list. Hover over items to see extended information.

View Curated List 3


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Curated List Manager Plugin Release Notes

Version 1.4.5 from the 3rd April 2022

  • Improved shortcode
  • Improved mailto: and tel: links

Version 1.4.4 from the 16th March 2022

  • Added support to show/hide category description on category filters tooltip

Version 1.4.3 from the 16th March 2022

  • Added support to change tooltip text from settings

Version 1.4.2 from the 28th Feb 2022

  • Bugfix related to favicon

Version 1.4.1 from the 24th Jan 2022

  • Added support to links order by create date asc and desc

Version 1.4.0 from the 16th Jan 2022

  • Added support to add description with tag
  • Added tagdescription parameter into cm_list_manager shortcode

Version 1.3.9 from the 29th Dec 2021

  • Added support to add tel: instead of URL

Version 1.3.8 from the 4th Dec 2021

  • Fixed Bulk action checkboxes fill on the categories admin page
  • Changed CSV delimiter from “;” to “,”
  • Fixed bug with pagination

Version 1.3.7 from the 31st July 2021

  • Added label for “Remove sorting” label
  • Added support for new WP Widgets
  • Fixed PHP Warnings

Version 1.3.6 from the 21st July 2021

  • Fixed: bug with link votes

Version 1.3.5 from the 3rd July 2021

  • Fixed: bug with importing multiply categories

Version 1.3.4 from the 13th June 2021

  • Added show description option

Version 1.3.3 from the 28th May 2021

  • Updated license package to version 1.9.1

Version 1.3.2 24th March 2021

  • added link-date column in imported/exported CSV. The dates saving in DB as timestamp.
  • added CSV_DELIMITER const and setted to “;”
  • added import options “rewrite_links” and “target_list” in Import CSV screen in admin
  • added feature to rewrite links with categories in selected lists when importing from csv
  • check Mysql version and fixed Warning: [mysql error 3685] Illegal argument to a regular expression with [[:<:]] in mysql v>8
  • added “show_event_date” option
  • added options for event lists
  • added sorting by event date feature

Version 1.3.1 2nd Jan 2021

  • Added option “Label for category search input”

Version 1.3.0 30th Sep 2020

  • Fixed: session issue

Version 1.2.9 8th Aug 2020

  • Updated license package
  • Added: option “Show attachment icons”
  • Fixed: link opacity issue
  • Fixed: bonus line links count issue
  • Minor fixes

Version 1.2.8 17th May 2020

  • Added option “Show tooltips”

Version 1.2.7 30th Mar 2020

  • Fixed: pagination bug

Version 1.2.6 27th Mar 2020

  • Fixed: bug with the favicons not being displayed when cache is enabled
  • Added: links to edit category for admin users (from frontend)
  • Added: links to edit link for admin users(from frontend)
  • Added: links to delete link for admin users (from frontend)
  • Added: Option to upvote/downvote links

Version 1.2.5 20th Mar 2020

  • Fixed: pagination bug for shortcode without attributes

Version 1.2.4 31st Jan 2020

  • Added: social icons grouped appearance
  • Fixed social share buttons group position – placed next to the link title.

Version 1.2.3 22nd Jan 2020

  • Added: social icons grouped appearance

Version 1.2.2 04th Jan 2020

  • Added: category access restriction option “Personal access”
  • Fixed: shortcode processing issues of empty arrays

Version 1.2.1 09th Dec 2019

  • Fixed: Scripts enqueue issues
  • Fixed: Bulk action selection issue for category, link, tag

Version 1.2.0 23rd Nov 2019

  • Added category access restriction feature

Version 1.1.9 25th Sep 2019

  • Added icons to frontend elements
  • Feature added: upload file and create link based on its URL

Version 1.1.8 2nd July 2019

  • Added feature “Word-break option” which determines how word wraps will be applied in the link title

Version 1.1.7 25th June 2019

  • Added feature “Add ‘tag’-files to link” which allows to attach up to three links to files to link object
  • Fixed incorrect change of list of links during add a new link

Version 1.1.6 8th June 2019

  • Added feature “Import all blog categories” as a one time operation to Curated list categories
  • Added option “Import links of blog posts” within new feature

Version 1.1.5 6th Mar 2019

  • Added options to change search input placeholder, “All” and “category” labels
  • Added attribute “scroll” to the shortcode (for pagination)
  • Updated the Licensing package
  • Fixed small bugs

Version 1.1.4 20th Dec 2018

  • Added new attributes “show_info” to the shortcode
  • Fixed small bug

Version 1.1.3 15th Dec 2018

  • Added pagination
  • Added the option to show social sharing
  • Added the option to show “Like” button
  • Added the option to change tooltip font size
  • Added the option to change link subtitle text color
  • Added the option to change link opacity
  • Fixed the bug which caused errors in the Health Check

Version 1.1.2 03th Dec 2018

  • Added ability to add a link to more than one category
  • Added new attributes “placeholder” and “description” to the shortcode
  • Added ability to split links to more than one column when only one category shows
  • Small style changes

Version 1.1.1 04th Nov 2018

  • Option to add a link to Category header
  • Fixed small bugs
  • Updated the Licensing package

Version 1.1.0 31st July 2018

  • Updated the Licensing Package
  • Removed the buggy Quick Edit

Version 1.0.23 27th June 2018

  • Feature: Added show a video from Vimeo or youtube in the item description

Version 1.0.22 4th Mar 2018

  • Change: Added the missing “alt” attributes to images

Version 1.0.19 4th Aug 2017

  • Added the option for each user to disable part of the displayed categories with checkboxes

Version 1.0.18 6th July 2017

  • FIx issue with CSV import

Version 1.0.17 25th May 2017

  • Updated licensing dashboard

Version 1.0.16 18th March 2017

  • Improved “NEW” tag handling
  • Bugfix

Version 1.0.15 12th Jan 2017

  • Add support to new shortcode parameters
  • Fixed new conflicts with Yoast

Version 1.0.14 16th Dec 2016

  • Add option to select order by for links shown in each category
  • Add csv import and export functionality

Version 1.0.13 20th Nov 2016

  • Shortcodes work now with lists and categories slugs

Version 1.0.12 20th Oct 2016

  • Added option to control widget height

Version 1.0.11 20th Sep 2016

  • Links Quick Edit bugfix

Version 1.0.10 12th Aug 2016

  • Single category with subcategories shortcode display bugfix

Version 1.0.9 29th July 2016

  • Fixed a bug

Version 1.0.8 28th July 2016

  • Updated licensing dashboard
  • Fixed a bug

Version 1.0.7 21st July 2016

  • Added bookmarklet bar and window for quickly adding links

Version 1.0.6 6th June 2016

  • Bug fixing

Version 1.0.5 24th May 2016

  • Updated licensing dashboard

Version 1.0.3 9th May 2016

  • Added: Checkbox option for each link
  • Added: Widget module to display category links
  • Added: shortcode option to display category links
  • Added: Added optional image URL for each link
  • Added: Optional subtitle for each link
  • Added: Automatic New tag for new links based on expiration time settings
  • Tweak: Each list shows all related categories in edit mode
  • Fixed css definitions
  • FIxed bug when no categories found

Version 1.0.1 23rd April 2016

  • Fix bug with drag and drop ordering

Plugin First Release 12th April 2016

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