Are the shortcode parameters documented?
The documentation is built automatically when a shortcode is defined. It uses the shortcode’s syntax help to identify each shortcode parameter.
From where can I download oik?
The oik base plugin is available from WordPress.org. Development versions are available from oik-plugins.com and oik-plugins.co.uk. It is also available from GitHub.
How do I get shortcodes to expand in the header or footer?
A. Ensure the oik_add_shortcodes action has been run.
How do I install oik?
Install official version from WordPress.org
Follow the normal process for installing a WordPress plugin.
- Login as an admin user or super admin for WordPress Multisite
- Choose Dashboard > Plugins > Add New
- Search for oik
- Install the oik base plugin
- Activate it
How should I read the shortcode syntax?
What does the oik base plugin do?
What does oik stand for?
oik is an abbreviation for OIK Information Kit. This reflects the fact that the oik base plugin provides a lot more than shortcodes to display your Often Included Key information. It provides a whole suite of shortcodes and APIs.
Many of the plugins from oik-plugins are dependent upon the APIs included in the oik base.
What’s a lazy shortcode?
A lazy shortcode is one where the code to expand it is only loaded into WordPress when it’s actually needed.
What’s a smart shortcode?
A smart shortcode is one which alters its behaviour taking in account the context in which it’s invoked.
Which version of oik should I use?
For a production site, unless otherwise specified, you should always use the latest stable version.
For a development site the latest version can be installed either from oik-plugins.com or oik-plugins.co.uk. If you already have oik installed then you can switch to the development version using oik options > plugins.
Why have my images suddenly grown?
In oik v4.1.0 we removed a line from the
This line of CSS was required by Artisteer themes, up to version 4.3. It prevents images from being sized larger than their maximum width.
If you still use an Artisteer theme you may find that you have to add some new CSS to your custom CSS solution. e.g.
oik-plugins no longer use Artisteer to generate themes. Support for Artisteer generated themes is only maintained for backwards compatibility. For non Artisteer themes the [bw_images] shortcode doesn’t require this additional CSS to limit the image size.