Bg forReaders

Description

The plugin convert content of your blog posts and pages to most popular e-book formats for readers – pdf, ePub, mobi and fb2, using php-librasries:

Plugin displays a icons form for download converted files before and/or after content on your blog pages.

You can create OPDS catalogue on your site with this plugin, if you enable the option.

OPDS catalog support the file-types: 'epub', 'fb2', 'pdf', 'mobi', 'zip', 'rtf', 'doc', 'docx', 'htm', 'html', 'txt', 'djvu', 'mp3', 'm4a', 'm4b'.

Allowed filename:
* <post_slug>_<post_ID>.ext
* <post_slug>_<post_ID>p.ext – (p – protected)
* <post_ID>.ext

Screenshots

  • Plugin settings
  • Icons form

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/bg-forreaders directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the \’Plugins\’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Settings->Plugin Name screen to configure the plugin

FAQ

Q.: I have the cool pregenerated file for one my post. How do I use them together with the plugin?

A.: Generated by plugin files has names <post_slug>_<post_id>.ext, where ext is pdf, epub, mobi or fb2.
Rename your file (e.g. book.pdf) to <post_slug>_<post_id>p.pdf and upload it to folder http://yoursite.com/wp-content/upload/bg_forreaders.
When you added letter “p” at the end of filename you said plugin that this is protected file, don’t update it!

Q.: How can I change icons of download form at my site?

A.: Just replace image files document_pdf.png, document_epub.png, document_mobi.png, document_fb2.png, in folder http://yoursite.com/wp-content/upload/bg_forreaders.

Q.: How can I say to plugin to ignore some text on the site for readers?

A.: Place this text into shortcode [noread]...[/noread].

Q.: How can users access the OPDS catalogue?

A.: OPDS catalogue URL http://yoursite.com/feed/opds.

Q.: I have set the Generate OPDS catalogue option, but my OPDS catalogue isn’t available yet. What should I do now?

A.: In this case, to display your OPDS catalogue, you’ll first need to flush your WordPress rewrite rules. In the WordPress admin dashboard, click Settings -> Permalinks. Once here, just click Save Changes, which will flush the rewrite rules.

Reviews

October 15, 2019
I wish it also produced RTF, OpenOffice or Word-compatible files, but the default files are excellent.
July 23, 2019
Installation, configuration all works simple and perfect!
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Contributors & Developers

“Bg forReaders” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

2.1.6

  • Allowed svg format for icons in download form.

2.1.5

  • Fixed error while autosave post.

2.1.4

  • Minor changes in fb2 convertor.
  • Fixed small bugs.

2.1.3

  • Minor OPDS changes.

2.1.1-2

  • Fixed small bugs.

2.1.0

  • Option to upload book files to wp-content/uploads/bg_forreaders folder when you use Add Media button on the edit screen

2.0.1

  • Added book file-types: ‘zip’, ‘rtf’, ‘doc’, ‘docx’, ‘htm’, ‘html’, ‘txt’, ‘djvu”, ‘mp3’, ‘m4a’, ‘m4b’.

2.0.0

  • OPDS catalogue.

1.2.4

  • Fixed bug from version 1.2.3.

1.2.3

  • Fixed issue with <br> tag inside text formatting tags in fb2.

1.2.2

  • Added transliteration of file names for Slavic languages (Belorussian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian).

1.2.1

  • Allowed tag <a> in headers (<h1>-<h6>).
  • Fixed some bugs in fb2.
  • Added option Allow paragraphs in table cells of fb2.

1.2.0

  • Added shortcode [noread]…[/noread].

1.1.14

  • Disable any tags in headers (<h1>-<h6>).

1.1.13

  • In editor dashboard added the button to Create Files without saving of a post.
  • Allowed relative links to anchors in multi-page mode.
  • Fixed bugs.

1.1.12

  • Improves security.

1.1.7-11

  • Fixed bugs.

1.1.6

  • Added choise of default value for option “create files for readers On/Off” in plugin’s settings.

1.1.5

  • Added option “create files for readers On/Off” for post type “post” as well as “page”. But for “post” default is “On”.

1.1.4

  • Removed examples and utils folders from mPDF library v.6.0.

1.1.3

  • Changed the location of the cover image files.
  • Full version of mPDF library v.6.0.

1.1.2

  • Added offline mode to prepare all allowed files for readers.
  • Fixed some errors.

1.1.1

  • Fixed errors.

1.1.0

  • Added offline mode to prepare files for readers from stack.
  • Added Russian translation.
  • Fixed some errors.

1.0.1

  • Fixed some errors.

1.0

Startup version.