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Grid Archives

Description

Grid Archives offers a grid style archives page for WordPress, just put “[grid_archives]” in your Post or Page to show the grid-style archives.

The default config will display all posts in every categories. To display posts under one specific category, input [grid_archives category=”Category name”] instead.

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For latest update, please check github repository:
http://github.com/samsonw/wp-grid-archives

Installation

  1. Upload and unpack the grid-archives plugin to wordpress plugin directory “wp-content/plugins/grid-archives”
  2. Activate Grid Archives plugin on your Plugins page in Site Admin.
  3. Create a “Archives” page (use “Page Full Width” template to get more width)
  4. Put “[grid_archives]” in the content and save it.
  5. Check the newly created page

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Changelog

1.7.0

  • fixed the cache issue

1.6.0

  • added an option to change the post sort direction (asec or desc)
  • make the plugin compatible with wordpress 3.4

1.5.1

  • minor css style changes
  • make the plugin compatible with wordpress 3.3

1.5.0

  • added month list view in ‘compact’ mode, the page will smoothly scroll to that month if clicked
  • added an option to hide the month list, thus disable the scroll capability
  • added an option to customize the date display format for month list

1.4.1

  • tweaked the year list display style
  • fixed an issue that the screen will scroll up to the top during year expand
  • only load ‘compact’ style required js in ‘compact’ mode, not ‘classic’ mode

1.4.0

  • added an compact (expand) display style
  • added 3 shortcode attributes (style, month_date_format, post_date_format), grid-archives now supports [grid_archives style=”classic|compact” month_date_format=”Y.m” post_date_format=”j M Y”]

1.3.0

  • tiny UI tweak in plugin admin setting page, make it compatible with the Refreshed Administative UI of wordpress 3.2.
  • make the plugin compatible with wordpress 3.2.

1.2.0

  • added a option to enable load plugin resources only in specific pages and posts.

1.1.0

  • added a shortcode category attribute to display articles under one specific category, grid-archives now support [grid_archives category=”Category name”]

1.0.2

  • the plugin is actually compatible with wordpress 3.1

1.0.1

  • fixed a month date format display issue

1.0.0

  • added an option to customize the date display format for months

0.9.0

  • added an option to highlight the post if being mouse hovered over. (IE currently not supported)
  • added an option to rotate the monthly summary if being mouse hovered over. (IE currently not supported)
  • made the “year.month” text clickable to show all the posts in that particular month.

0.8.1

  • fixed a compatible issue with wp-footnotes.

0.8.0

  • added an option to allow user to custom the display stylesheets, these customizations won’t be lost after plugin update.

0.7.0

0.6.4

  • explicitly set grid-archives ul.li background to none and transparent, so they won’t use theme’s default setting

0.6.3

  • added option to not display post date

0.6.2

0.6.1

  • added color property for a, a:link, a:visited and a:hover in the post box

0.6.0

  • added settings page in admin
  • added options in settings for user to specify the maximum post title and maximum post content length
  • added options in settings for user to specify the monthly summaries
  • remove .grid_archives_column width property
  • trim monthly summaries before parse

0.5.0

  • Initial import the working copy of my blog archives page: http://blog.samsonis.me/archives/