Useful Links Collections is an WordPress Plugin. Plugin allow you to create useful links collection or favorite bookmarks and share links list with visitors on your site. Easy to add new link and display multiple shortcodes per page. Modern styles for link directories. Custom filter to sort lists by categories.

Demo with search


  • Responisve;
  • Filter;
  • Ajax;
  • Shotrcode Composer;
  • Safe redirect link;
  • Shotrcodes;
  • List pagination;
  • Easy to customize;
  • Layout styles.

Files in Plugin

Useful Links Collections plugin is bundled with files:



  1. Unzip into "ulc" folder
  2. Upload the "ulc" folder to the "/wp-content/plugins/" directory on your web server.
  3. Click on the Plugins tab from your WordPress admin.
  4. Find Useful Links Collections in the plugins list and click Activate.


Shotcode composer

  • To build Shortcode in WP Admin Panel go to "ULC Links" => "ULC Shortcode";
  • Fill all field and press Publish
  • Again open "ULC Links" => "ULC Shortcode";
  • Find created shortcode and copy code in field "Shortcode"
  • Now you can find all shortcodes list for insert in Page, Post or Widget. Don't change shortcode id.

Shortcode Options

Name Value Description
id Number Must be unique value, example: 123
taxs 14;12;15; (term_id number) Category to display. Please put only category id, separated by semicolon
If category was removed don't forget to update this value in shortcode.
posts_per_page 10 Numeric value. Use "-1" to show all posts or number > than 1.
order_by ID, author, title, type, date, menu_order, clicks, likes More information WP_Query
order 'ASC' or 'DESC' 'ASC' - ascending order from lowest to highest values (a, b, c), 'DESC' - descending order from highest to lowest values (c, b, a).
cols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Items per column
layout_style default, inverse, flat, minimal Choose your style for layout
is_filter on Show filter above links, to hide filter just remove options or set value as off
is_search_bar on Show search bar. If post "Post per page" value equal -1, search bar will display
is_likes on Show likes heart in list.


[ulc id="283" taxs="*" posts_per_page="-1" order_by="clicks" order="DESC" cols="1" is_likes="on" is_filter="on" is_search_bar="on" layout_style="minimal"]
[ulc id="186" taxs="12;15;13;16;9;11" posts_per_page="-1" order_by="title" order="ASC" cols="3" is_filter="on" layout_style="default"]
[ulc id="181" taxs="12;15;13;11" posts_per_page="4" order_by="title" order="ASC" cols="3" is_filter="on" layout_style="inverse"]

Sources and Credits

Thank you for purchasing our template. We hope you enjoy our product! If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email us! Or contact us on our profile site.

Release log

Version 1.2.4 ( 18th May 2018 )
  - categories for links in statistic page

Version 1.2.3 ( 15th April 2018 )
  - fix masonry conflict

Version 1.2.2 ( 14th April 2018 )
  - fix init plugin issue with filter and search bar

Version 1.2.1 ( 30th March 2018 )
  - add content editor for link description

Version 1.2.0 ( 21th March 2018 )
  - add custom image to ULC category

Version 1.1.9 ( 12th March 2018 )
  - remove escape function for redirect url

Version 1.1.8 ( 22nd October 2017 )
  - pagination pages dsplay likes icon
  - added random order by

Version 1.1.7 ( 19th October 2017 )
  - fix first plugin initialization

Version 1.1.6 ( 28th August 2017 )
  - fix links order by query

Version 1.1.5 ( 8th August 2017 )
  - fix for style 'font-awensome'

Version 1.1.4 ( 8th August 2017 )
  - added counter for likes.

Version 1.1.3 ( 20th July 2017 )
  - fix CMB2 Condition bug and Visual Composer.

Version 1.1.2 ( 20th January 2017 )
  - fix shortcode warning.
  - fix unexpected output.

Version 1.1.1 ( 21th December 2016 )
  - css styles.
  - clean up js.

Version 1.1.0 ( 11th December 2016 )
  - Added clicks and likes.
  - Statistic page and Reset button.
  - Added favion for items.
  - Added search bar(works only with non paging list).
  - Cleaned up and updated styles.
  - Fix bug with filter and search.

Version 1.0.2 ( 27th November 2016 )
  - Fix tooltip on change pagination.

Version 1.0.1 ( 25th November 2016 )
  - Fix mobile devises popup position.
  - Fix masonry jump if change smaller list then current.

Version 1.0.0 ( 23th November 2016 )
  - Initial public release.

Thank You

Again, thank you for purchasing Useful Links Collections. If you need some help, or support please use email or contact form via codecanyon profile site.

Hope you happy with the theme, all the best with your business.