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!This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.


This is a template plugin to help you start writing your own WordPress plugins. It demonstrated AJAX, saving variables, updating a database, internati


  • Initial version of the plugin


  • Completely refactored plugin to have a more logical class structure.
  • Complete separation of html, php, js and css.
  • Added more detailed comments to facilitate learning
  • Added template for WordPress 2.8 and up style widgets


  • Fixed bug where wordpress activation and deactivation hooks didn't work on some machines. Now using preffered register_activation_hook and register_deactivation_hook methods
  • Fixed bug where widget options did not update.
  • Fixed bug where RouteActions would throw a warning


  • Moved update plugin script out of the activation function, since this behaviour is improper and no longer supported. Activating function is only for initial installation, Update function is run on each page load
  • Fixed broken $.ajax jQuery calls resulting from upgrade to jQuery 1.4. The type:'post' had to be declared first in the object properties
  • Cleaned up handling of ajax / non-ajax actions
  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 3.1.1

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.1.4
Last Updated: 6 years ago
Active Installs: Less than 10


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