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Post-Plugin Library

Description

The Post-Plugin Library does nothing by itself but must be installed to provide shared code for the Similar Posts, Recent Posts, Random Posts, Popular Posts, and Recent Comments plugins.

Version History

  • 2.6.2.1
    • support for recent comments to only show one comment per post
    • fix for donate link
  • 2.6.2.0
    • new {imagealt} output tag — rather like {imagesrc}
    • {excerpt} can now trim to whole sentences
    • content filter can now take parameter string
    • widget can now take parameter string
    • output can be appended to posts & feeds
  • 2.6.1.0
    • the current post can be marked manually
    • widgets now honour the option to show no output if list is empty
    • {commenterlink} now respects the appropriate filter
  • 2.6.0.0
    • version bump to indicate compatibility with WP 2.6
    • fix to really include attachments
    • new parameter for {imagesrc} to append a suffix to the image name, e.g. to get the thumbnail for attachments
  • 2.5.0.11
    • new option to include attachments
    • {php} tag now accepts nested tags
    • new output tag {authorurl} — permalink to archive of author’s posts
    • fix for numeric locale issue in Similar Posts
  • 2.5.10
    • new option to select algorithm for term extraction in Similar Posts
    • new manual links option in Similar Posts
    • fix for faulty non-English tag indexing in Similar Posts
    • fix for page selection in old versions of WP
    • made omit current post try harder to find current post ID
  • 2.5.0.9
    • new option to order Recent Posts by date of last edit rather than date of creation
    • new option to match the current post’s author
    • extended options for snippet and excerpt output tags
  • 2.5.0.7
    • new option to show by status, i.e., published/private/draft/future
    • {categorynames} and {categorylinks} apply ‘single_cat_name’ filter
    • fixes bug in WP pre-2.2 causing installation code to fail
  • 2.5.0.6
    • bug fix for new option for Recent Comments
  • 2.5.0.5
    • new option for Recent Comments: just_current_post
    • {snippet} and {commentsnippet} now handle ‘…’
    • {commentexcerpt} now same parameters as (excerpt}
  • 2.5.0.4
    • {commentpopupurl} targets the correct comment
  • 2.5.0.3
    • bug fix for showing pages when not selected
  • 2.5.0.2
    • {image} tag has even more options
    • new {commentpopupurl} tag
  • 2.5.0.1
    • made compatible with WP MU
  • 2.5.0
    • {image} has new post, link, and default parameters
    • new {imagesrc} tag
    • fix to empty category bug
  • 2.5b28
    • more work on {image} scaling
    • improvements to Similar Posts matching
    • experiment with Chinese/Korean/Japanese matching
  • 2.5b27
    • made {image} scaling more robust
  • 2.5b26
    • reverted thumnail serving (speed)
    • fix current post after extra query
  • 2.5b25
    • option to sort output, group templates
    • removed ‘trim_before’ option added more logical ‘divider’
    • {date:raw}, {commentdate:raw}, etc.
    • fix for {image} resizing when and not
    • {image} now serves real thumbnails
  • 2.5b24
    • fix for recursive replacement by content filter
    • fix to {gravatar} to allow for ‘identicon’ etc.
    • fix to {commenter} to allow trimming
    • fix a warning in safe mode
  • 2.5b23
    • new option to filter on custom fields
    • proper nesting of braces in {if} ; also allowed in condition
    • improved bug report feature
    • better way to omit user comments
  • 2.5b22
    • show_pages option now possible to show only pages
    • update for {postviews}
    • fix {commenterlink} giving no output
  • 2.5b21
    • fix bug in {snippet} stripping
  • 2.5b20
    • fix default behaviour of {gravatar}
  • 2.5b18
    • new tag {if:condition:true:false}
  • 2.5b17
    • enhanced {php}
  • 2.5b16
    • fix submenus to work with Lighter Admin Drop Menu
  • 2.5b15
    • fix bugs, add ‘included posts’ setting
  • 2.5b14
    • enhanced bug reporter
  • 2.5b13
    • added {gravatar}, extended {author}
  • 2.5b11
    • fixed problem with bug reporter
  • 2.5b9
    • clarifying installation instructions

Installation

  1. IMPORTANT! If you are upgrading from a previous version first deactivate the plugin, then delete the plugin folder from your server.

  2. Upload the plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder.

  3. Go to the Plugins page and activate the plugin.

My web site has full instructions and information on customisation.

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. IMPORTANT! If you are upgrading from a previous version first deactivate the plugin, then delete the plugin folder from your server.

  2. Upload the plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder.

  3. Go to the Plugins page and activate the plugin.

My web site has full instructions and information on customisation.

Contributors & Developers

“Post-Plugin Library” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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