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Genesis Dashboard News

Adds a new dashboard widget to your WordPress Admin Dashboard that pulls in items of the News Planet for the Genesis Framework and its ecosystem.

1.6.1 (2012-11-25)

  • Maintenance release
  • UPDATE & BUGFIX: Corrected syntax error.

1.6.0 (2012-11-20)

  • Maintenance release
  • NEW: Added capability support for showing/ disabling the whole widget based on user roles/ capabilities. Default capability is 'read'. Could be changed with the filter gdbn_filter_capability_all. (See FAQ for more info)
  • CODE: Minor code/documentation updates & improvements.
  • UPDATE: Updated readme.txt file here.
  • UPDATE: Updated all existing translations plus the .pot file for all translators!
  • UPDATE: Initiated new three digits versioning, starting with this version.
  • UPDATE: Moved screenshots to 'assets' folder in WP.org SVN to reduce plugin package size.

1.5.0 (2012-05-03)

  • NEW: Performance optimization - restructuring and splitting of code into several files, loading only where and if needed. Plugin support stuff only appears now if one of the supported plugins is active!
  • NEW: Added 5 filters for better customizing the plugin's output (see FAQ page here!).
  • NEW: Added dashboard and support links to plugin page.
  • NEW: Added possibility for custom and update-secure language files for this plugin - just upload them to /wp-content/languages/genesis-dashboard-news/ (just create this folder) - this enables you to use fully custom wording or translations.
  • UPDATE: Completely deprecated old contextual help system (from prior WordPress 3.3) - in favor of supporting the help tabs system, in a more extended form :)
  • CODE: Major code tweaks and code documentation improvements - better readability, splitted in parts for better performance, reduced markup where possible.
  • CODE: Successfully tested against Genesis 1.8+ plus WordPress 3.3 branch and new 3.4 branch. Also successfully tested in WP_DEBUG mode (no notices or warnings).
  • UPDATE: Updated help tab screenshot, optimized the other two.
  • UPDATE: Updated German translations and also the .pot file for all translators!
  • NEW: Added banner image on WordPress.org for better plugin branding :)
  • UPDATE: Extended GPL License info in readme.txt as well as main plugin file.
  • NEW: Easy plugin translation platform with GlotPress tool: Translate "Genesis Dashboard News"...

1.4.0 (2011-10-02)

  • Added localization for the whole plugin, including links, tooltips, contextual help and plugin description section
  • Added German translations (English included by default)
  • Added contextual help - tab on the top right corner of the options page - hooked in at the bottom of the existing dashboard help tab
  • Improved and documented plugin code
  • Tested & proved compatibility with WordPress 3.3-aortic-dissection :-)
  • Big update to readme.txt file, included new screenshot with contextual help tab :)
  • Added new FAQ entry here on how to change WordPress RSS cache lifetime for faster display of new RSS items in dashboard
  • Added more sources/links to the actual RSS feed for the Genesis News Planet

1.3.0 (2011-08/09)

  • (unreleased private beta)

1.2.1 (2011-08-08)

  • Updated screenshots with WordPress 3.2+ dashboard :)
  • Minor style improvements

1.2.0 (2011-08-04)

  • Added link tips to footer line of the widget (e.g. RSS/Atom Feed, GenesisFinder etc.)

1.1.0 (2011-07-04)

  • Make the number of news feed items configurable

1.0.0 (2011-07-04)

  • Initial release

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2012-11-25
Active Installs: 500+


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