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Scheduled Announcements Widget

The Scheduled Announcements Widget lets you add a scrolling list of site announcements to any widgetized area of your site.

0.1.8.1

  • Added some text to clarify the purpose of some of the widget fields.
  • Updated the icon

0.1.8

  • Fixed a badly written query for announcements filtered by category (thanks to Jurrien Dokter for pointing it out and offering a fix!)

0.1.7

  • Fixed some WordPress 3.7.1 compatibility issues
  • Altered shortcode to accept either category ID or category slug.
  • Added default CSS id to the shortcode to prevent conflicts with the sidebar widget.
  • Added code to replace hypens with underscores in user-defined ID names so javascript doesn't freak out.

0.1.6

  • Removed divider between anouncement title and text, and replaced it with a CSS span styles can be applied to if desired

0.1.5

  • Fixed issue with unpublished annoucements showing up in the scroller.
  • Clarified how the date scheduling feature works.

0.1.4

  • Added the ability to change the transition speed of the scroll animation

0.1.3

  • Fixed a bug that was breaking pages with multiple wigets in use
  • Fixed a bug with the taxonomy filter within the widget

0.1.2

  • Announcements now support shortcode in the body text
  • Bug Fix: If no announcements are scheduled, the announcment block is hidden
  • Announcements can now be filtered by category, allowing you to have multiple types of announcements (e.g. News, Alerts, Events, etc.)

0.1.1

  • Added the ability to specify order of the announcements
  • Announcement scrolling now pauses on mouseover

0.1

  • Initial release.

Requires: 3.2.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-4-22
Downloads: 9,576

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