Blubrry PowerPress brings the essential features for podcasting to WordPress including full iTunes support, web audio/video media players and more.
admin_url()function calls to get around issue when web hosting providers do not provide DirectoryIndex support for index.php files.
channelas an option to the powerpress shortcode to clear up confusion, this option was previously currently called
feedfor specifying a specific custom podcast channel.
POWERPRESS_CUSTOM_CAPABILITY_TYPE, for setting an additional compatibility type other than "post" or "page". Only works for custom podcast channels, not the default podcast channel.
POWERPRESS_READ_TEXTto customize the 'Read' label for pdf/epub books.
POWERPRESS_CAPABILITY_EDIT_PAGESfor administrators to customize PowerPress capabilities. (Thanks Kevin Doole for the contribution!)
is_objecttest in the
powerpress_contentfunction to prevent possible debug messages in development environments. (Thanks Curtis McHale for bringing to our attention)
plugins_url()function to better support sites in mixed SSL/non-SSL mode (please contact us if this is still a problem with combined HTTP/HTTPS sites).
WP_DEBUGmode. (Thanks Jeremy Clarke for bringing to our attention)
Verifybutton) cache from 400k to 600k for detecting ID3 information. This accommodates poster artwork in ID3 tags that exceeds 512K in size.
Verifybutton) no longer warns if mp3 Channel mode is mono.
Verifybutton) now verifies that the media URL's content type is valid when detecting duration information.
Verifybutton) now displays the link to the media upon error so user can test URL manually.
Verifybutton) now includes a more readable message when URL returns 404 file not found.
Feed Discoveryoption, Adds "feed discovery" links to your web site's headers allowing web browsers and feed readers to auto-detect your podcast feeds.
WP_DEBUGmode. (Thanks Jeremy Clarke for introducing us to the Debug Bar plugin!)
powerpress_admin_inithook to use '
admin_init' rather than 'init', an extra precaution in case other plugins invoke admin mode in WordPress.
future_to_publishhook, the logic was there for pinging iTunes, which Apple took offline earlier this year.
POWERPRESS_FIX_WARNINGSdefine option, simply add
define('POWERPRESS_FIX_WARNINGS', true);to your wp-config.php if you see warning messages in your play in new window player.
wp_dropdown_categories()function with the appropriate parameters.
Call to undefined function powerpressplayer_get_extension()in dashboard when option 'Disable PowerPress Media Players and Links' is selected.
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the_powerpress_content(). (Thanks Douglas for bringing to our attention)
POWERPRESS_EMBED_TEXTdefine option so the embed text can be changed. Just add
define("POWERPRESS_EMBED_TEXT", "Your Embed Text");above the include line in your wp-config.php.
define('POWERPRESS_ENCLOSURE_FIX', true);that can be added to your wp-config.php to fix missing enclosures in feeds when using plugins such as WishList Member. (Thanks Patrick for helping us fix this issue)
get_the_powerpress_all_players()functions for use in themes. Thanks Nicolas for contributing code!
<a>tag was incorrectly ended when the Premium Content feature was enabled. (Thanks Kimberly for letting us know about the bug)
POWERPRESS_DOWNLOAD_BYTE_LIMIToption for users using buggy versions of Adobe Audition beta who are having media verification errors "Could not find valid MPEG synch before end of file.". Simply add
define('POWERPRESS_DOWNLOAD_BYTE_LIMIT', 500000);near the top of your wp-config.php file.
powerpress_print_options()function to simplify printing select options in admin.
esc_html()function (Thanks amereservant for bringing to our attention).
POWERPRESS_ENQUEUE_SCRIPTSdefine option if you want player.js to be enqueued (Feature request).
get_the_powerpress_content()theme functions to work even if the 'Media Presentation' setting is set to 'None'.
POWERPRESS_TEXT_SEPARATORso users can replace the : character with what ever they want in their wp-config.php.
is_int(Thanks Darcy for bug fix!)
<div>container was not closed properly. (Thanks JWM!)
<param>tags for player embeds so they are XML complaint. (Thanks billhector!)
POWERPRESS_DO_ENCLOSE_FIX, when defined true in the wp-config.php, PowerPress will add the Media URL to your podcast episodes as a comment in your post content to prevent WordPress do_enclose() function from deleting them later. Learn more about bug here: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/10511
allow_url_fopensetting is disabled and cURL library not available.
open_basedirare on, to handle redirects directly rather than in the cURL library.
morelink would occasionally disappear in the Blubrry PowerPress Statistics Dashboard widget.
define('POWERPRESS_ENABLE_HTTPS_MEDIA', 'warning');to allow https:// links but still display a warning message.
define('POWERPRESS_ENABLE_HTTPS_MEDIA', true);for allowing https:// media links.
in_the_loop()check added to 0.9.0 removed which broke some themes.
Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6
Last Updated: 2013-4-19
1 of 14 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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