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jQuery Archive List Widget

A jQuery widget (can be used in posts) for displaying an archive list with some effects.

Why this plugin is not working?

By support experience, like 99% of problems are due to:

  • There's a Javascript error caused by other plugin and it stops any further code execution, check your browser's logs to find the problem and deactivate the conflict plugin.
  • Your template doesn't have a wp_footer() function, this plugin requires this function to load JS code at the end of the website to improve speed.
  • You're using a plugin that removes WordPress' jQuery version and inserts an old one.

I'm using custom permalinks, How can I change the links?

Currently there's no function in WP API for getting link for date archives when using custom permalinks. So, you'll need to modify/hack the source code to support your custom link structure, you can do this by changing the lines where I call get_month_link and get_year_link.

How I can send you a translation?

Send me the translated .mo file to migueluseche(a)skatox.com and indicate the language, I can read english or spanish, so please write me on these languages.

Can I use images as bullets or trigger symbols?

Yes, select 'Empty Space' as trigger symbol and Save, then you can add any custom background using CSS, just play with the widget's classes: .jaw_symbol, .jaw_years, .jaw_months.

Can I show this list inside posts?

Yes, only write [jQueryArchiveList] anywhere inside a post or page's contest and it will be replaced for the archive list when rendering the content. You can add the following parameters to change its behavior:

  1. showcount ( boolean ): select if you want to show the count post inside that month/year.
  2. showpost ( boolean ): show post's titles under months.
  3. expand ("none", "never", "expand"): never expand by default, current year only and always expand.
  4. month_format ("short", "full", "number"): the format of the date.
  5. ex_sym: the expansion symbol.
  6. con_sym: the collapse symbol.
  7. only_sym_link: only expand/collapse when clicking the bullet.
  8. fx_in ("", "slideDown", "fadeIn"): the jQuery effect to implement.
  9. exclude: IDs (comma separated) of the categories to exclude.
  10. type: ID of the type of the posts to show, this is if you're using custom type posts. By default will show posts.

So for example:

[jQuery Archive List month_format=number showpost=1 showcount=1 ex_sym=+ con_sym=- fx_in=fadeIn type=page]

Will show a widget with months as numbers, show posts under months and their count, the simbols are + and - and the effect is fadeIn. You can check source code for more information.

How I contribute to this plugin?

By using it, recommending it to other users, giving it 5 starts at plugin's wordpress page, suggesting features or coding new features and finally by DONATING using plugin's website's donate link.

How can i add multiples instances?

Since 2.0 you can add as many instances as you want, but there's another way to do it, just add a new Text widget only with the shortcode [jQueryArchiveList] then it will have a new copy of the widget.

Can I have different instances with different configuration?

Since 2.0 it's possible. Each instance has its own configuration. Shortcode widgets are controlled by shortcode attributes.

Requires: 4.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.5
Last Updated: 9 months ago
Active Installs: 8,000+


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1 of 1 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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