Easy Liveblogs


Covering a conference, sports event, breaking news or other quickly developing events? You want your readers to be updated as quickly as possible. The best way to do that is by providing them with a liveblog.

Built with developers in mind

The plugin has tons of filter and action hooks so that developers can adjust the plugin to their liking. Feel free to contribute on GitHub.


  • Front-end liveblog example
  • Front-end liveblog example 2
  • Liveblog entry in admin
  • Post as liveblog in admin
  • Liveblog entries in admin
  • Posts filtered on liveblogs
  • Settings


  1. Install the plugin from your WordPress admin, or upload and install the plugin folder to your plugins directory (e.g. /wp-content/plugins/)
  2. Activate the plugin
  3. Go to Easy Liveblogs > Settings and configure the options


March 4, 2021
I really love the way the liveblog works. There are some points where it could be enhanced, but fot the moment I'm absolute happy.
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Contributors & Developers

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


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1.6.2, May 25, 2021

  • Fixed issue where update polling was done on non liveblog pages. (Thanks for reporting @briandd)

1.6.1, May 14, 2021

  • Update stable tag.

1.6, May 14, 2021

  • Use GET requests instead of POST on liveblog refresh and load more actions.
  • Increased the limit on the setting for liveblog entries being shown from 20 to 50.
  • Now loads the same amount of entries on loading more as the initial amount.
  • Updated readme.

1.5, November 9, 2020

  • Fix not resetting postdata when no entries are listed yet.
  • Fix warning notice on empty entries in schema.
  • Add inline-block styling to social media icons to prevent some themes displaying the icons over multiple lines.
  • Update Dutch translation.

1.4, October 2, 2020

  • Added structured data.
  • Added ability to link to specific entry with highlight effect.
  • Update Dutch translation.
  • Added option to show sharing options with entries.

1.3, September 2, 2020

  • Adding the option to display author (Thanks inerds).

1.2, April 7, 2020

  • Minor translation changes.
  • Updated readme.
  • Tested with WordPress 5.4.

1.1, May 21, 2019

  • Using custom content and title function for liveblog entry to prevent unwanted applied filters.
  • Completed dutch translation.

1.0, May 12, 2019

  • The very first release of the Easy Liveblogs plugin.