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Yet Another Related Posts Plugin 3.0 beta 1 (14 posts)

  1. Hi all,

    I just wanted to let you all know that I've released a new version of YARPP: YARPP 3.0 beta 1. 3.0's key new features are the performance-enhancing cache (hurray!) and a new templating system. I also wrote a tutorial on the templates--check it out.

    As this is a "beta", I definitely would love to hear your comments/questions/bug reports! Fire away! :D

  2. na3s
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I started off using 3.0b1, and I could never really get it to work correctly (when I installed stable version everything I coudlnt' get to work worked)

    I installed it on a 2.7 install.

    1) The 'Pool' would never fully load (instead displayed loading gifs) (no console errors)
    2) The scores were *always* no more than '1.' When I downgraded the scores reflected a functional algorithm.

    I love the plug-in, especially the added template functionlity! It allows me to add thumbnails and other great information. Keep it up. How long do you think until it's stable? (approx)

  3. edwardnh
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    mitcho - "The Pool" in the beta doesn't come up on my blog. It's on infinite search. I wanted to exclude a category from YARPP and need to access the pool. I didn't have this problem in the last version.

    By the way, the cache is doing wonders - it makes this the best related post plugin available.

  4. @na3s - I'm curious about your (2) point... does it still happen with beta 2?

    (1) was fixed in beta 2: http://www.hurl.ws/nhk

  5. Hi all... just released beta 3: http://www.hurl.ws/n20

  6. na3s
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hey Mitcho! yes, it was happening with Beta 2. I did get the templates to work at one point, but the scoring was way off. Looks like I came back to check the status at the right time, I'll give it a shot and let you know what's up.

  7. na3s
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Getting an include error for template file. looked through code, can't really find what's wrong, everything looks kosher.

  8. na3s
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Ahhh, I fixed it. I changed line 260 to an absolute path and the error dissapeared. I think this may have something with WordPress Native security, maybe preventing includes from Plugin directory is not the way to go about it. Possibly add a Symbolic Link in the plugins directory, that points to a directory in the wp-content folder (putting templates into plugin directory does not make much sense.) I have not tried this, but it could work. Sticking with absolute path for now though :)

  9. @na3s - hahaha, sorry, I just looked at the other thread and figured out the path issue for myself. :)

  10. I just released YARPP 3.0b4: http://www.hurl.ws/n6a . This version also makes it so the "example code" display in the options screen actually uses the active template.

  11. Derek Perkins
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    When do you plan on releasing version 3.0 final?

  12. edwardnh
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    mitcho,

    I had to disable the plugin because I have gotten huge spikes in CPU usage. The cache works great as compared to version 2, so I am not sure where the CPU spikes come from. Basically, what happens is this:

    I activate the plugin and make sure the cache is 100%. I de-activate on-the-fly related posts. AFterwards, all is well. But, as soon as I post again, the CPU usage spikes and the server crashes.

    I have about 1800 posts and 180 tags now and I am using hyper-cache to cache pages. I am not sure what is happening, but my suspicion is that the new post causes a lot of database queries and also causes new cache pages to be generated.

    I have thought about using a widget cache but wanted to get more feedback as to what the problem is first.

    Your help would be much appreciated.

  13. @Ploobers - sorry, I've been traveling a lot recently and getting behind on YARPP... I just released 3.0 beta 5. Hopefully I'll be getting this to the localizers and will release the final version soon thereafter.

  14. masterbassie
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Is there a way to exclude certain pages/posts from receiving the related posts function? What i mean is that i have a specific template for a category and i don't need the related posts on those pages.

    Thanks in advance.

    **** nevermind i just shut off auto allow and manually inserted the php.

    although checkbox functionality for pages or posts might be helpful.

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