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Hello Simpsons Chalkboard Gag

This plugin is a chance to relive your childhood. Featuring the chalkboard gags of Bart Simpson, this plugin is sure to put a smile on your face.


  • Enhancement: No longer using Pastebin to handle updates. Pulling updates directly from WP.org plugin repository.
  • Compatibility: Updated to WordPress 4.0.


  • Enhancement: Plugin now better handles downtime for remote retrival of chalkboard gags.


  • Enhancement: Very minor change to help better debug any potential issues that users may have.


  • Bug Fix: Plugin now utilizes a WordPress core wrapper function (wp_remote_get) to reliably retrieve the remote chalkboard gags without breaking.
  • Bug Fix: A few minor changes were made to how the chalkboard gags are stored, making the plugin faster.
  • Change: The alert that Hello Dolly is active was removed. User can decide whether they want both running or not.


  • Enhancement: Plugin now performs much more efficiently by storing most up-to-date. chalkboard gags in your local database. A daily update checks for more Chalkboard Gags to display.
  • Enhancement: Plugin now alerts user on activation if Hello Dolly is active (since the two plugins do not look good running side-by-side).
  • Enhancement: This release also provides much cleaner code for anyone interested in looking at the backend.
  • Bug Fix: Minor typo corrections in readme and plugin documentation.


  • Initial Release: Supports display of random Chalkboard Gag within the admin panel and through use of the [simpsons] shortcode in any page or post.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0.8
Last Updated: 1 year ago
Active Installs: 100+


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