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Featured Page Widget

Allows you to feature pages on your sidebar using an excerpt of the page and a text or image link to the page.

2.2 - March 3rd, 2011

  • Fixed an error in the widget form that prevented featuring selected pages.

2.1 - March 2nd, 2011

  • Fixed an issue where the option to link the title to the post could not be turned off.
  • Added support to select a category for the featured posts OR the old way of selecting individual posts (Category selection only allows one category. Patch submitted to WordPress to allow multiple selection.)
  • Added Spanish and French translation files.

2.0 - February 25th, 2011

  • Add a shortcode to display featured pages within posts and pages.
  • Add templates to widget and shortcode layout to allow users to customize output.

1.7 - February 24th, 2011

  • Fixed an issue that created an infinite loop if only one page was selected.
  • Fixed some language file issues and added a new language file.

1.6 - February 19th, 2011

  • Fixed an issue where language files would not load.
  • Fixed an issue where widget would be hidden on the first page of a list regardless of number of pages selected.

1.5 - February 12th, 2011

  • Added an option to display the post title in the content if the widget title has been set.
  • Added an option to display multiple posts (at random) rather than just one.
  • Added tag ID and classes to all blocks for styling support.

1.4 - Feburary 11th, 2011

  • Cleaned up the code and fixed some internal links.
  • Fixed the permalinks so they work for all post types.
  • Fixed the left align source code so it spaces the image from the content correctly.
  • Added support for loading pages with the WPML plugin.
  • Added two customizable image sizes so you can customize the images for your widget.

1.3 - August 1st, 2010

  • Added the ability to feature any post type, including custom types.
  • Added support for post thumbnails on themes that support them.

1.2 - January 15th, 2010

  • Fixed an issue on the Widget Form where defaults were always used.
  • Added a "none" option for image alignment.
  • Added a setting to allow user to indicate which tags are allowed in excerpts.
  • Changed name from "Featured Page Widget" to "Feature Pages" to better fit in menus.
  • Add support for language translation.

1.1 - December 18th, 2009

  • Code cleanup and optimization.

1.0 - December 17th, 2009

  • Fixed a bug to allow the plugin to work in WordPress MU.

0.7 - October 19th, 2009

  • Added a "Random" option by selecting multiple pages on the widget form. Will retain old settings without any updates.
  • Added option to hide the widget if only one page is selected and user is viewing that page.
  • Cleaned up some extra code left during debugging.

0.6 - October 16th, 2009

  • Added basic instructions in the FAQ section and on the plugin settings page.
  • Added the ability to include an image in the widget using custom fields.
  • Image alignment and width added to default settings and to individual widget settings.
  • Image is linked to the post.

    =0.5 - October 15th, 2009 =

  • First release

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.1.4
Last Updated: 6 years ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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