This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

CommentarySandbox

Description

CommentarySandbox is an open source theme and plugin for WordPress that allows creators to develop Dickinson College Commentary-style commentaries on WordPress by juxtaposing Notes and Vocabulary to Texts. You can create introductory materials, embed images, and more.

For further information and instructions about CommentarySandbox please see the CommentPress website or visit the plugin’s GitHub repository. Contact the developers by email at cpdev@futureofthebook.org.

Please note: this plugin comes bundled with three official themes, one of which must be active for CommentarySandbox to function. The “CommentPress Modern Theme” will be auto-activated when the plugin is first activated. The old “CommentPress Default Theme” and “CommentarySandbox Flat Theme” are included for those who wish to experiment with other themes but the plugin has not been tested on these themes.

For further information and instructions about CommentPress Core please see the CommentPress website or visit the plugin’s GitHub repository. Contact the developers by email at cpdev@futureofthebook.org.
For sites hosted in the European Union, please note: the ” CommmentPress Default Theme” makes use of cookies, but for presentational purposes only. If you intend to use the ” CommentarySandbox Default Theme” on a public site, you may need to inform visitors of this.

Upgrade to CommentarySandbox

It is recommended that you upgrade to the latest versions of WordPress as well as the latest versions of “CommentPress Core” theme. A minimum of WordPress 3.3 is required, but upgrades under WordPress 3.4+ work much better.

The old “CommentPress” plugins and theme can be found on Github:
1. Get the latest CommentPress Plugin
2. Get the latest CommentPress for Multisite
3. Get the latest CommentPress Ajaxified
4. Get the latest CommentPress Theme

Installation

You can download and install CommentarySandbox using the built in WordPress plugin installer. If you download CommentarySandbox manually, make sure it is uploaded to “/wp-content/plugins/commentpress-core/”.

Install CommentarySandbox in WordPress Standalone

Base Install:

  1. Install WordPress
  2. Install “CommentarySandbox”
  3. Activate “CommentarySandbox”

Your basic “CommentarySandbox” setup is complete. At this point you can:

  1. Create a custom menu for the main site
  2. Use the Theme Customizer to modify the look
  3. Change Background and Header
  4. Customize “CommentarySandbox” via its Settings Page

Install CommentarySandbox in WordPress Multisite

Base Install:

  1. Install WordPress
  2. Create Network

Okay, we’re ready to install “CommentarySandbox”:

  1. Install and Network Activate “CommentarySandbox”
  2. If you want to, you can enable “CommentarySandbox” on your main blog
  3. Network Enable the ” CommentPress Modern Theme”, UNLESS
  4. You have “CommentarySandbox”-compatible child themes you want to use instead:
  5. Network Enable any “CommentarySandbox”-compatible child themes you want to use

Go to the “CommentarySandbox” network settings page under “Settings” in “Network Admin”:

  1. Configure your options as desired
  2. Click “Save Changes”

Your basic “CommentarySandbox” setup is complete. At this point you can:

  1. Create a custom menu for the main site
  2. Use the Theme Customizer to modify the look
  3. Change Background and Header
  4. Customize “CommentarySandbox” via its Settings Page

FAQ

Installation Instructions

You can download and install CommentarySandbox using the built in WordPress plugin installer. If you download CommentarySandbox manually, make sure it is uploaded to “/wp-content/plugins/commentpress-core/”.

Install CommentarySandbox in WordPress Standalone

Base Install:

  1. Install WordPress
  2. Install “CommentarySandbox”
  3. Activate “CommentarySandbox”

Your basic “CommentarySandbox” setup is complete. At this point you can:

  1. Create a custom menu for the main site
  2. Use the Theme Customizer to modify the look
  3. Change Background and Header
  4. Customize “CommentarySandbox” via its Settings Page

Install CommentarySandbox in WordPress Multisite

Base Install:

  1. Install WordPress
  2. Create Network

Okay, we’re ready to install “CommentarySandbox”:

  1. Install and Network Activate “CommentarySandbox”
  2. If you want to, you can enable “CommentarySandbox” on your main blog
  3. Network Enable the ” CommentPress Modern Theme”, UNLESS
  4. You have “CommentarySandbox”-compatible child themes you want to use instead:
  5. Network Enable any “CommentarySandbox”-compatible child themes you want to use

Go to the “CommentarySandbox” network settings page under “Settings” in “Network Admin”:

  1. Configure your options as desired
  2. Click “Save Changes”

Your basic “CommentarySandbox” setup is complete. At this point you can:

  1. Create a custom menu for the main site
  2. Use the Theme Customizer to modify the look
  3. Change Background and Header
  4. Customize “CommentarySandbox” via its Settings Page

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.0

  • first public version of the CommentarySandbox plugin

0.1

  • first instance of the CommentarySandbox plugin