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Curated List Manager Plugin for WordPress by CreativeMinds

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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Curated List Manager Knowledge Base Plugin Description

The WordPress Curated List Manager Knowledge Base Plugin by CreativeMinds allows you to build actively curated lists of links and information all arranged by categories

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 a Curated List by Keywords
Filtering a Curated List by Keywords

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

Great Tool for Content Marketing

The curated list plugin is a great content marketing tool allowing users to build their favorite lists, recommend reading lists or 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 nside the Curated List
To-Do list nside the Curated List

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

How to Build a Curated List or Professional Knowledgebase

Adding a Link to a Curated List

  • Start by defining the list name
  • Define all related categories you are going to use
  • Start adding links to the categories you have defined
  • In each link you can add additional text which will appear on hover, text to appear below link and a small image
  • For selected links you can optionally define if a checkbox will appear beside them
  • You may add tags and define the related tags for each link
  • 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 .

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
  • 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
  • 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

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

Is there a way for lists to be filtered in search?

Yes. Each list can show a quick filter on the top part of the list. The way the quick filter works is by filtering the content (links) found in the list as the user type in the characters. Dynamic filtering changes as users add more characters, making organization and curation as simple as possible

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WordPress Knowledgebase Online Demo

This 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 1

This 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 2


Curated List Image Gallery

Back-end Gallery

Customer Reviews for the Curated List

  • 08th Aug
    Great plugin
    This plugin is super user friendly and helpful. The customizable lists are great and easy to display on a site. Excellent for content marketers like me!
  • 13th Jul
    A list creation plugin
    There are plenty of list creation options here and the support is quick and easy as well. Can’ t beat all these features for the price.
  • 12th May
    Highly recommend for curating content
    This plugin makes it super easy to create lists and to curate content and links. Backend is easy and intuitive to use and the frontend is slick and modern looking. Love it!

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