Archive Plusis an enhanced version of the Grav Archives plugin with more configuration options and the ability to show a blogger like hierarchical archive menu for links grouped by month and/or year.
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Archive Plus shares many features with the
Grav Archives plugin, e.g. it automatically appends a "year/month" taxonomy to all pages and provides a
plugins/archiv_plus/archive_plus.html.twig template, which you can include in a blog sidebar to render links into a year/month/post format useful for blogs, but enhances them in an intuitive way.
- adds a blogger like hierarchical (year/month/post) archive menu
- has (full) multi-language support (requires Grav 0.9.33+)
- integrates in Admin panel
- provides a custom archive page (under development)
- and a per site configuration
See how the
Archive Plus will look like on your site:
Installation and Updates
Installing or updating the
Archive Plus plugin can be done in one of two ways. Using the GPM (Grav Package Manager) installation update method (i.e.
bin/gpm install archive_plus) or manual install by downloading this plugin and extracting all plugin files to
For more informations, please check the Installation and update guide.
Archive Plus plugin comes with some sensible default configuration, that are pretty self explanatory:
# Global plugin configurations enabled: true # Set to false to disable this plugin completely built_in_css: true # Use built-in CSS of the plugin # Global and page specific configurations show: counter: true # Toggle to show number of items before the link year: true # Toggle to show year month: true # Toggle to show month items: true # Toggle to show items limit: year: 2 # Limit to show only the last n years month: 12 # Limit to show only the last n months items: 40 # Limit to show only the last n items order: by: date # Ordering of items dir: desc # Ordering of items (asc or desc) filter_combinator: and # The filter combinator to use to combine several filters filters: # Filter to select which items should be shown category: blog
If you need to change any value, then the best process is to copy the archive_plus.yaml file into your
users/config/plugins/ folder (create it if it doesn't exist), and then modify there. This will override the default settings.
Something you might want to do is to override the look and feel of the archives, and with Grav it is super easy.
Copy the template file templates/plugins/archiv_plus/archive_plus.html.twig into the
templates/partials folder of your custom theme, and that is it.
You can now edit the override and tweak it however you prefer.
Note: Don't touch or edit the template file templates/plugins/archiv_plus/archives.html.twig in the
templates/partialsfolder! This file serves as a compatibility fallback for those themes which expect the Archives plugin to be installed.
You can contribute at any time! Before opening any issue, please search for existing issues and review the guidelines for contributing.
After that please note:
- If you find a bug or would like to make a feature request or suggest an improvement, please open a new issue. If you have any interesting ideas for additions to the syntax please do suggest them as well!
- Feature requests are more likely to get attention if you include a clearly described use case.
- If you wish to submit a pull request, please make again sure that your request match the guidelines for contributing and that you keep track of adding unit tests for any new or changed functionality.
Support and donations
Copyright (c) 2015-2017 Benjamin Regler. See also the list of contributors who participated in this project. A lot of credits also goes to Andy Miller who wrote the Archives plugin this project is based on.