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Recent Posts Plus

An advanced version of the WordPress Recent Posts widget, allows display of thumbnails, post excerpt, author, comment count, and more.

1.0.11

  • Exclude sticky posts being included at the beginning of posts returned, but the sticky post will still be returned in the natural order of that list of posts returned

1.0.10

  • Fixed excerpt ellipsis being added to the title incorrectly

1.0.9

  • Added option to customize the ellipsis within the Widget Output Template using {ELLIPSIS}...{/ELLIPSIS} tag
  • The output of more template tags is now available when using PHP within the Widget Output Template
  • Other minor tweaks

1.0.8

  • Fixed tags being broken by truncation
  • Note: links are being stripped again but formatting should be same as v 1.0.4
  • Widget admin javascript is only being added when needed
  • Added code to prevent direct script access

1.0.7

  • Added option to display post author's avatar. Using {AUTHOR_AVATAR} tag
  • Added ability to add raw PHP code to the widget output template option

1.0.6

  • Link and paragraph tags no longer stripped from excerpt. Now matches output of v 1.0.4

1.0.5

  • Added ability to display custom fields i.e. meta-data
  • Added option to truncate title and excerpt by number of words instead of just chars
  • Added custom excerpt trimming function to avoid issues caused by WordPress' overly simplistic excerpt function
  • Minor localization fixes
  • Small reduction in DB queries

1.0.4

  • Added ability to override the date format inline, so you can have multiple date formats
  • Changed the default date format to "M j"

1.0.3

  • Fixed issue with limiting excerpt chars

1.0.2

  • Fixed issue with thumbnail size input field width in Google Chrome
  • Fixed issue when adding a new widget instance, expert options wouldn't toggle on
  • Added licence
  • Added readme
  • Added screenshot

1.0.1

  • Prevented htmlspecialchars from being encoded twice

1.0.0

  • Initial release

Requires: 2.9.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-1-17
Downloads: 39,239

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