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Use Gridster to manage your content with ease in a customizable grid.


  • Tested compatibility with WP 3.6 - everything fine ;)
  • Added support for new shortcode_atts_{shortcode}-filter, introduced in WP 3.6; use it like this add_filter( 'shortcode_atts_gridster', 'YOUR-FILTER-FUNCTION-NAME' );
  • Introduced a new filter to modify the HTML generated by the shortcode, use add_filter( 'gridster_shortcode_output', 'YOUR-FILTER-FUNCTION-NAME' )
  • Added two actionhooks, one before and one after the rendering of the shortcode output
  • Fix for Activation-, Deactivation and Uninstall-Hooks
  • Added a CSS id of the gridster-title to the shortcode output
  • Fixed the "Edit this Gridster"-Link located upon the shortcode replacement, to work on post-new.php
  • Removed PHP Notice Undefined Property $widget->classes on line 2191
  • "Insert Gridster" modal now recognizes to insert a new shortcode or to replace an existing one
  • updated german translation



  • Fix for not loading any posts (of all types) into there widget-blocks, because search was triggered with searchphrase "null"


  • Added filter gridster_overwrite_post_options_with_cap to define capability, which allows users to overwrite defaull layout settings for each gridster individually
  • CSS adjustment of the Style selector width
  • Fix for updating the height of the gridster element, during resize of gridster-widgets
  • Fix for not being able to resize a gridster-widget below the very last row. Works now ;)
  • Fix: Searchfield had value of "null", if you did no search
  • Removed meta_box for the post_slug on this post_type because we really don't need it
  • Fix for using "Return" on the searchform, to avoid the saving of the current gridster and relaoding the page
  • Removed "Preview"-Link, "Quick Edit"-Link and option to password protect gridster-posts


  • Removed some debugging code to avoid Fatal Error on activation in PHP < 5.3


  • Added two CSS classes for <body>, .gridster-not-loaded when shortode is used as a Noscript fallback and .gridster-loaded when JS is available and the Layout is loaded properly
  • Fix to use Return key on search-fields inside the post-lists
  • Layout improvements for showing the post_thumbnail inside the Gridster-Widget on the workbench
  • Removed some debugging stuff from stable version
  • Enabled line-breaks in editable HTML, marked with .gridster_edit-area
  • Fixed saving of wrong & unescaped HTML within the layout-seetings
  • Added constant GRIDSTER_FRONTEND_CSS to disable loading of frontend stylesheet
  • JSLint'ed all javascript files
  • Added Style Select to add custom CSS classes to each Gridster Widget individually, select is populated by the new gridster_choose_from_custom_css_classes_for_widgets filter and is not used by default


  • Added TinyMCE Button to add shortcode
  • Added visual shortcode replacement inside the editor, similar to the gallery-shortcode, with handle-buttons for changing the current shortcode, editing the related gridster and deleting the shortcode from the content
  • Added Pagination to post-lists available as gridster-widgets
  • Added Search to post_type blocks, to look for posts (and pages and custom post_types) usable as gridster-widgets
  • Updated german translation
  • Updated Icons
  • Clean post_metas on post deletion
  • Redirect Editor to workbench, if there are no gridster posts to show on /wp-admin/edit.php


  • Initial release

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 300+


3.1 out of 5 stars


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