Canvasflow for WordPress

Description

This out-of-the-box connector provides a quick and simple way to push your blog content directly to an existing Canvasflow publication with no programming knowledge required.

Features

  • One click publishing to your Canvasflow publication.
  • Automatic WordPress to Canvasflow format conversion.
  • Multi-publication support.
  • Set the default style for published posts with per article override.
  • Article and Issue-based publication support.
  • Manage individual post eligibility with publish and update options.
  • Support for merging adjacent paragraphs to a single Canvasflow component.
  • WordPress feature image support.
  • WordPress shortcode support.
  • Supports all valid HTML5 tags.

To enable content from your WordPress blog to be published to your Canvasflow publication, you must obtain and enter a valid API key.

For information on how to obtain your Canvasflow API credentials, please contact support@canvasflow.io, or learn more at https://canvasflow.io

Prerequisite Knowledge

Basic experience of WordPress and Canvasflow is required. This plugin also assumes you have access to an active, API enabled Canvasflow account.

Installation

This section describes how to install and configure the plugin.

Install

  1. Upload the plugin files to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/canvasflow’ directory or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress

Configure

  1. Access Canvasflow -> Settings screen
  2. Enter your Canvasflow API credentials and click save to validate.
  3. Select the publication you wish to publish articles to.
  4. Set the default Canvasflow style that will be applied to published articles.
  5. Choose how adjacent paragraphs are managed by Canvasflow.

For more information regarding configuring and using the Canvasflow for WordPress plugin please check out the support documentation.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

This section describes how to install and configure the plugin.

Install

  1. Upload the plugin files to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/canvasflow’ directory or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress

Configure

  1. Access Canvasflow -> Settings screen
  2. Enter your Canvasflow API credentials and click save to validate.
  3. Select the publication you wish to publish articles to.
  4. Set the default Canvasflow style that will be applied to published articles.
  5. Choose how adjacent paragraphs are managed by Canvasflow.

For more information regarding configuring and using the Canvasflow for WordPress plugin please check out the support documentation.

Does this plugin work with WordPress MU (multi-user)?

We haven’t tested or explicitly built the plugin to work with WordPress MU. That’s not to say it won’t work, only that our initial release did not target a multi-user environment.

Is this plugin compatible with issue-based Canvasflow publications?

Yes, the plugin will detect the Canvasflow Publication type connected and adapt the options available accordingly.

Where can I learn more about this plugin?

Please check out the plugin support documentation or contact support@canvasflow.io for more information.

Contributors & Developers

“Canvasflow for WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.4.0

  • Added support for Category Meta data
  • Plugin is now compatible with Custom fields (requires CF Smart template)

1.3.0

  • Added Auto Publish feature for supported distribution platforms
  • Added support for
  • Added support for Author meta data
  • Added support for Published date meta data
  • Improved MyISAM engine detection warning information
  • Improved inline styling support
  • Fixed issue that prevented publishing to a publication that did not have a connected channel
  • Fixed issue which could cause MyISAM engine detection to fail

1.2.0

  • Added support for publishing directly to a Twixl collection
  • Improved metabox publishing indicator
  • Security and stability improvements

1.1.0

  • Performance improvements
  • Added support for custom post types to be added on demand
  • Added ability to force WP article title to be included in published content
  • Improved handling of nested images
  • Support added to process anchor links and caption data around images
  • Improved support for Infogram embeds
  • Added Podbean podcast support
  • Improved support for unknown

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1.0.0

** IMPORTANT NOTICE ** – This update requires the plugin to be updated, deactivated and re-activated for the changes to take effect.
* Added publish channel support
* Improved support for large number of WP articles in Post Manager

0.13.1

  • Added MyISAM engine detection and warning

0.13.0

  • Added ability to sort post order in Post Manager

0.12.5

  • Security improvements
  • JSON response added for metabox publishing
  • Improved support for non wp_ prefix databases

0.12.4

  • Internal refactor for optimize API and DB handling

0.12.3

  • Add loading icon when publishing an article in metabox

0.12.2

  • Replace alert message with html message

0.12.1

  • Fix bug that deletes the selected issue in settings.

0.12.0

** IMPORTANT NOTICE ** – This update requires the plugin to be updated, deactivated and re-activated for the changes to take effect.
* ‘Target’ issue menu is now only displayed if connected to an issue-based publication.
* Added link to plugin support documentation.

0.11.1

  • Display publish state in Canvasflow article widget.

0.11.0

  • Add support for Canvasflow widget in post editor.
  • Add ability to set default issue in settings.

0.10.0

  • Support added for WordPress shortcodes.

0.9.8

  • Fixed bug when attempting to upload an article to Canvasflow.

0.9.7

  • Add support for WP database prefix.

0.9.6

  • Replace [] with array().

0.9.5

  • Added error message when target publication doesn’t have any styles set.

0.9.4

  • WordPress pages are now available in the Canvasflow article manager.

0.9.3

  • Use $wpdb for MySQL queries instead of the native driver.

0.9.2

  • Non-supported short codes are automatically stripped from post content.

0.9.1

  • Minor UI improvements.

0.9.0

  • Initial release. Recommended for production.