AE - Taxonomy Block

AE-Taxonomy Block is used to display the terms and posts from the custom taxonomies in a block-wise manner. Thus it gives you the freedom to arrange your content in a particular fashion. Furthermore, it has a specific pre-designed layout that can be used to create different layouts for your created taxonomies.



  • Skin: Here, you can choose the design in which you want your blocks to appear. It provides you with three options to choose from (Classic, Card, List, and  Term+Post Loop).
  • Layout: Select the layout styles like Grid or Carousel when selecting Classic or Card options in the Skin. When choosing the List option in Skin, you will get different layout style settings.
  • Columns: Here, you can specify the number of columns you want to display on a single page containing taxonomy terms.
  • Row Gap: Here, you can give space between rows.
  • Col Gap: Adjust the space between columns


  • Show Title:  Enable it if you want to display the title.
  • Html Tag: Various Html tags can be used.
  • Strip Title: It is used when you have a long title and want to strip it. It can be enabled or disabled. If it is enabled, it further gives you more options.    
    • Strip Mode: You can select to strip a word or a letter.
    • Strip size: It takes a numeric value representing the number of words to be shown.
    • Append title: Indicate what to append if the Title needs to be trimmed.
  • Enable Link: It is used to assign a link to your block when you click on it.
  • Open in a new tab: You can use it to open the taxonomy block in a new separate window.

Overlay Title

  • Enable Link: It is used to assign an overlay link to your block when you click on it.
  • Show image: An image can be given to the blocks.

AE-Taxonomy Blocks: Layout Settings


  • Show Image: Enable it to display a custom image to each taxonomy block.
  • Image Type: You can display a default image or choose a custom field option to display an image on each block.
  • Custom Field key: Give the name of the custom field containing the image.
  • Fallback Image: Add a fallback image if there is no image.
  • Image Size: Select the size of the image like large, medium, small, etc.
  • Enable Image Ratio: You can set a ratio between the height and widget of the image.

AE-Taxonomy Blocks: Image Settings


  • Show Count: It displays the count of posts associated with the particular taxonomy.


  • Source: Select the source for which you are creating a taxonomy block.
  • Categories Terms: Enter the categories name which you want to include or exclude
  • Order By: In this, you can order your categories in a certain manner. You can use different options like Date, Title, etc., to filter your post.
  • Order: It sorts in ascending or descending order based on the criteria selected in the Order By option.
  • Hide Empty: You can use this option if you do not want to display empty taxonomy elements.
  • Only Top-Level: Enable it to display only the parent categories.

AE-Taxonomy Blocks: Query Settings


When selecting Carousel in Layout style, you will get more setting options:

  • Effects: Choose how each slide transitions, either Slide, Fade, Overflow, or Flip
  • Slides Per View: Set the number of slides to view at one time, a maximum of 10
  • Slides Per Group: Set the number of slides to scroll per swipe, a maximum of 10


  • Speed: Set the time it takes for each slide to appear. This time is in milliseconds, so 1000 ms is equal to 1 second.
  • Autoplay: Enable to apply autoplay to the slides
  • Space Between Slides: Set the time between each slide. 
  • Loop: Show the carousel in a continuous loop, infinitely. Yes or No
  • Auto Height: Enable to set the auto height to the carousel
  • Pause On Hover: Select whether or not to pause autoplay when on hover.


  • Pagination Type: Select None, Bullet, Fraction, or Progress
  • Scroll Bar: Enable the scroll bar

AE-Taxonomy Blocks: Carousel Settings

Prev/Next Navigation

  1. Enable: Enable to apply pagination to the carousel
    • Position: Set the position Inside or Outside or Along with title.
    • Icon Prev: Select an icon for the previous navigation icon
    • Icon Next: Select an icon for the next navigation icon

AE-Taxonomy Blocks: Prev/Next Navigation Settings

Term+Post Loop

When selecting Skin as Term + Post-Loop, you will get an entirely different settings option for layout and style.


  • Show Post: Enable it to show all posts within a taxonomy.
  • Block Layout: Select the black layout created to display the posts.
  • Title Hmtml Tag: Select the HTML tag to display the title.
  • Enable Link: It is used to assign a link to your block when you click on it.
  • Open in a new tab: You can use it to open the taxonomy block in a new separate window.
  • Show Description: Enable it to display the text description associated with each taxonomy.
  • HTML Tag: Html tag to display the description.
  • Archive Link: Enable Link to the taxonomy archive page.
  • Button Text: Enter the button text.
  • Open In New Tab: Open the archive page in the new tag.

AE-Taxonomy Blocks: Layout Settings(Term+Loop)


  • Layout: You can also display all taxonomy posts inside a Grid or a Carousel style when selecting Term+ Post Loop skin. There are more additional settings for Grid and Carousel.
  • Author: Include and exclude posts by a specific author.
  • Order By: Set the post order based on date, title, etc.
  • Order: Sort the post ascending or descending.
  • Offset Set post offset.
  • Post Count: Set the post count.

AE-Taxonomy Blocks: Post Settings

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