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Glossary Index Templates

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The Glossary Index Page is where all your glossary terms are gathered for quick reference. The page can be modified in the “Glossary Index Page” tab in your plugin settings by selecting a display style, or by editing the shortcode directly in the WordPress editor.

In this video, we will show you how to set up the Image Tiles View:


While the Pro version only allows the Classic view and the Small Tiles view, in the Pro+/Ecommerce, you can also modify the index for each glossary shortcode with the attribute "glossary_index_style". 

The default shortcode is  [glossary], and adding an attribute will overwrite the general settings.

Values for the  glossary_index_styles attribute are:

  • Classic - Shows a plain list of the terms in alphabetical order.
  • Classic + definition - Shows the list of terms with their definitions, in alphabetical order.
  • Classic + excerpt- Shows the list of terms with their excerpt, in alphabetical order (only applies if you’ve activated the excerpt feature).
  • Small tiles- Shows terms in small tiles, in alphabetical order.
  • Big tiles - Shows terms in larger tiles, in alphabetical order.
  • Classic table - Shows terms in alphabetical order inside a plain table.
  • Modern table- Shows terms in alphabetical order inside a modern table.
  • Sidebar + Term page- Terms are shown on the left side while the term is shown on the right side.
  • Grid + terms -Shows terms in alphabetical order in a 3 column grid.
  • Cube -Shows the alphabetical index as a cube on the left side, and the terms on the right side.
  • Image Tiles View - Terms shown in large tiles displaying featured image or default icon.
  • Expand + Description- Shows a list of terms in alphabetical order at full width, and the description visible below it. Terms are separate by a solid line and a "Back to top" link.
  • Expand + Description v2 - Shows a list terms in alphabetical order at full width, with the description visible below it. Terms are separate by whitespace only.


[glossary glossary_index_style="classic"]

Classic Definition

[glossary glossary_index_style="classic-definition"]

Classic Excerpt

[glossary glossary_index_style="classic-excerpt"]

Small Tiles

[glossary glossary_index_style="small-tiles"]

Big Tiles

[glossary glossary_index_style="big-tiles"]

Classic Table

[glossary glossary_index_style="classic-table"]

Modern Table

[glossary glossary_index_style="modern-table"]

[glossary glossary_index_style="sidebar-termpage"]

Grid style

[glossary  glossary_index_style="grid-style"]

Alphabetic Cube

[glossary  glossary_index_style="cube-style"]

Expand view with description 

[glossary  glossary_index_style="expand-style"]

Expand view with description v2

[glossary glossary_index_style="expand2-style"]

Image Tiles View

[glossary  glossary_index_style="image-tiles-view"]

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