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ELI's Related Posts Footer Links and Widget

Display a linked list of related Posts by Tags or Categories at the bottom of every post or on the sidebar. Options to show Post Date and Excerpts.

1.2.04.20

  • Enhanced exclusion features on the settings page.
  • Fixed "Notice: Undefined variable: tags in spostarbust/index.php on line 344" Thanks again Terry Brock.
  • Moved menu item placement options to the right sidebar.

1.2.04.19

  • Fixed "Notice: Undefined variable: the_title in spostarbust/index.php on line 323" Thanks to Terry Brock.

1.2.04.18

  • Added back blocking Related Posts from showing on Single Pages with a new option to also allow them to show.

1.2.04.17

  • Fixed second widget not showing when init is called after the first widget.

1.2.04.07

  • Fixed widget not showing when new query method in init is called after the main loop by adding rewind_posts.
  • Removed debug output from HTML source unless debug is passed in the query_string.

1.2.04.05

  • Fixed query method in two places to support better compatibility with more themes and other plugins.

1.2.03.25

  • Added descriptions for standard excerpt support and custom excerpts support.

1.2.03.24

  • Added back standard excerpt support in the widget and use of custom excerpts if entered.

1.2.03.14

  • Fixed bug that broke shortcodes in post when showing Excerpts for Related Posts.
  • Added a global setting for sorting the list of related post, including random sort order.

1.2.03.04

  • Fixed Warning about in-array and Wrong datatype on line 484 and 489 caused be not setting default values.

1.2.03.03

  • Fixed bug causing the init to not run thereby preventing the list of Related Posts to be built.
  • Added back the ability to show Excerpts for each Related Post in the Post Footer section.

1.2.02.26

  • Fixed bug alowing current Post to show in the list of Related Posts.
  • Fixed Warning about function in-array and Wrong datatype for second argument on line 483.

1.2.02.25

  • Fixed bug of not showing Related Posts Link in the Post Footer section.
  • Fixed endless loop of queying Related Posts if showing Excerpts in Widget.
  • Disabled showing Excerpts in the Post Footer section.

1.2.02.24

  • Fixed Widget not showing on Home page bug.
  • Added option to show Excerpts under each Related Posts Link on the Widget and in the Post Footer section.

1.2.02.17

  • Fixed Warning: "Invalid argument supplied for foreach" on line 457.

1.2.02.16

  • Fixed Related Post Link to NOT repeat or duplicate or link to a post that is displayed on the current page.
  • Added option to the Settings Page and made default to NOT show Related Post Links in the Footer of every Post on the Home page.
  • Added option to the Settings Page to show the Post Date next to the Related Posts Links and format it the way you want.
  • Reformetted the right sidebar links and added more styles to the the Settings Page.

1.2.01.29

  • Added Title Size to the Settings Page to control the size of the Heading of the Post's Footer Links.
  • Added Global Exclude lists to the Settings Page to exclude Related Posts by Post ID, Category/Tag ID, or Category/Tag Name.

1.2.01.20

  • Fixed the Category headings link in the Tree View Widget to links to that Category's page instead of the current Post.

1.2.01.18

  • Added a few different options for where to place the Menu Item to the Settings Page.

1.2.01.17

  • Added more Reset Query code for better compatability with other plugins that do not reset the WP_Query when they are done.
  • Made the Tag/Category headings in the Tree View Widget links to that Tag/Category page.

1.2.01.09

  • Fixed the endless loop in the new "Tree View" options on the Widget when displayed on pages with only a single Posts.

1.2.01.04

  • Added "Tree View" to the Widget options with the ability to show the Widget on pages with multiple Posts.

1.1.12.11

  • Updated the settings page in the admin and fixed the default settings.

1.1.12.10

  • Added "Category" as an optional means of relating your posts that are listed at the bottom of every Post.

1.1.12.09

  • Added the ability to automaticaly put the Related Post Links at the bottom of every post.
  • Added Settings to the Admin Menu for the automaticaly Related Post Links in the post footer.

1.1.11.09

  • Updated Admin Menu Icon and removed get_headers call that was sometimes slowing page loads.
  • Added Plugin Updates section to the right side in the Admin pages.

1.1.11.05

  • Updated Menu, Logo, and Links on Admin Pages.

1.1.10.28

  • Styled the Admin pages and added helpful links to the right side.
  • Added a screenshot of the admin menu to the readme file.

1.1.10.27

  • Added an Admin Menu for users to view the Readme and License files.

1.1.10.26

  • Fixed Relateby option of the widget to not get stuck on Categories and still show Post related by Tags.

1.1.10.25

  • Added a screenshot of the widget to the readme file.

1.1.10.24

  • Added "Category" to the widget's configuration options as a means of relating your posts.

1.1.10.22

  • Updated code to cleanup any queries that other plugins left open to fix the problem of getting the wrong Post ID.
  • Added code to cleanup my own query and restore the original Post ID.
  • Added Contributors to the readme file for helping me to discover this issue.

1.1.10.21

  • Updated URIs for plugin's website.
  • Added "Donate link" to the readme file.

1.1.10.20

  • Made the widget into a Class to better conform to WordPress coding standards.
  • Added "Alternative Title" to the widget's configuration options.
  • Added "Number of Posts to List" to configuration options to set a max count to the list.

1.1.10.19

  • Small change to the plugin name for better search relevance.
  • Fixed the "unexpected output" warning during activation.
  • Updated this readme file with more info about the plugin.

1.1.10.17

  • First versions uploaded to WordPress.

Requires: 2.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.3.2
Last Updated: 2012-4-28
Downloads: 45,832

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