Divi Blog Extras Documentation
Documentation and FAQs
1. Download divi-blog-extras.zip from My Account area on diviextended.com and extract it.
2. Upload the divi-blog-extras folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
1. Upload the zip file from WordPress dashboard.
2. Once installed, activate the plugin
3. Go to Page/Post and create a section.
4. Click on Insert module and then select “Divi Blog Extras”.
5. Finally select the parameters like type of layout from the available layouts, number of blogs to show, categories, featured images and more like the standard Divi blog module.
6. See the video at the end of this page for steps on how to use the plugin after installation.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Divi Blog Extras?
Divi Blog Extras is a plugin by Divi Extended which work upon Divi theme. Using this plugin, one can create a nice looking Divi Blog/Category layouts in minutes.
How can I install the "Divi Blog Extras" plugin?
In order to install DIVI extended plugin, you need to log in to dashboard and then navigate to plugins page and hit add plugin. Then upload the zip file you have downloaded after purchase. Finally activate the plugin and you’re done.
How to update the plugin?
You can upload the plugin by uploading the new files via FTP. Since version 2.0, one click update feature has been added to the plugin and it can be updated by clicking the update link on the dashboard.
How many blog layouts are there in the current version?
In version 1.0, we have 3 blog layouts and we plan to add more in coming releases.
Updated: 4th October 2017
There are 6 layouts in Divi Blog Extras in version 2.0.9. More layouts can be created using simple CSS snippets as on this page http://demo.diviextended.com/dbe/block-extended-2-columns/
Will it update the default category and archive pages?
No, it only works as an extended module for the Divi blog with pre-built layout and won’t alter the way category and archive pages look. However, individual pages for each category could be created and the archive pages can be redirected to the page created for that category.
Will it work with DIVI Builder plugin installed on any theme other than DIVI?
Not at this point of time. The plugin only works with Divi and Divi Child themes.
I purchased the plugin and want to know how can I download it again in future?
Users can visit “My Accounts” page and log-in to download the plugin anytime. In case if users does not remember the login details, they could re-set the password using lost password link. They need to provide the same email which they used to purchase the product.
Will it work on both Post and Pages?
Yes, Divi Blog Extras will work on both Post and Pages.
Can I use other modules on same page where I use Divi Blog Extras module.
Yes, it can be used like any other modules without any issue.
Will it work with Custom Post Types?
Yes, Divi Blog Extras could be used on both pages, posts and custom post types with added support for divi builder (click here on how to do it: https://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/?p=32583)
I have purchased Regular License. Can I convert it to Extended License?
Yes you can convert regular license to extended license by paying the difference. Contact us and we will send you details on how you can upgrade.
Can I use Divi Blog Extras in my Divi Child Themes which I sale Further?
Divi Blog Extras can be used by Divi child theme developers who want to ship the plugin in their products. The child theme license cannot be used to resale the Divi Blog Extras module separately and must be advertised and included within the Divi Child Theme.