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Manticore: Recent Reviews Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Manticore Demo for Grav


The Recent Reviews particle displays your latest pages or featured content, along with images and text.

Here are the topics covered in this guide:



These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within. You can set the title of the particle, as well as give it an introductory paragraph here.

Option Description
Particle Name This is the name of the particle used for back end management. It does not appear on the front end.
Content Source Choose between Particle and Grav as the Content Source.
CSS Classes Enter any CSS class(es) you wish to have apply to the particle.
Title Set a title for the particle.
All Items Label Enter a text label to bring up all items regardless of category.
Selected Choose the selected nav item by default.
Date Format Select the date format to be displayed.

Particle Item Options

These items make up the individual featured items in the particle. Items in this section will only appear if Particle is selected as the Content Source.

Option Description
Item Name This is the name of the item. This appears as the item's title on the front end.
Date Enter a date for the post.
Author Enter an author's name.
Author Avatar Select an avatar to appear for the author.
Image Set an image to appear in the item.
Description Enter a text description for the item.
URL Enter a URL you would like the item to link to.
Target Select a target window for the URL to open through.


Option Description
Categories Select the categories of pages this particle will display.
Number of Pages Enter the maximum number of pages to display.
Start From Enter offset specifying the first post to return. The default is '0' (the first post).
Order By Choose the type of factor to order by.
Ordering Direction Choose between Ascending and Descending as the post ordering method.


This section configures how pages are displayed.

Option Description
Image Display the image assigned to the post's Intro, Full or None.
Article Text Choose between Introduction, full article, and hide for the article text.
Text Limit Set a limit (in characters) for the post text displayed.
Text Formatting Choose between HTML and Plain Text formatting for the post's text.
Date Show or Hide post dates.
Date Format Set the format that dates will be displayed in.
Category Show or Hide the post's category.
Title Show or Hide the post's title.
Title Limit Enter the maximum number of characters in the title to display.
Link Show or Hide the Read More link.
Target Set a target window for the read more link.

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