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JRWDEV Daily Specials

Description

This plugin adds a custom post type Daily Specials to your site allowing you to easily feature daily specials from your store in either a widget or on a page or post via shortcode. It requires the advanced custom fields plugin (by Elliot Condon v3.0 or later) to operate correctly.

Installation

  1. Install (if not already installed) advanced custom fields widget by Elliot Condon
  2. Upload jrwdev-daily-specials folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Create Daily Specials in your Admin Panel
  5. Activate Daily Specials Widget in your sidebar

FAQ

Where’s the Documentation?

I’m working on documentation for the shortcode. It will be available when I get to it.

I dragged the widget into the sidebar, and now my layout is broken and parts of the page are missing. What’s going on?

You need to install and activate the advanced custom fields plugin. This plugin requires the advanced custom fields plugin (by Elliot Condon v3.0 or later) to operate correctly.

Contributors & Developers

“JRWDEV Daily Specials” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

1.5.2

  • Maintenance release to fix a bug introduced by Advanced Custom Fields v4.3.0 (thanks to @hifidesign for pointing out the issue)
  • Fixed plugin dependance errors
  • Fixed small warnings

1.5.1

  • Maintenance release to fix a bug introduced by Advanced Custom Fields v4.3.0 (thanks to @hifidesign for pointing out the issue)
  • In order for this new version to work, you’ll need to open/edit each of the daily specials that you have on your site and re-save them. The plugin needs to recognize the new custom fields that the ACF plugin introduced.

1.5

  • Added an archives page for the daily specials post type
  • Allowed users to override archives page in their theme by adding an archive-daily_specials.php file to their theme folder

1.4.3

  • Modified the description field to accept html code and media uploads from the media library

1.4.2

  • Code Cleanup

1.4.1

  • Added deal field to daily specials to allow for custom deals instead of fixed dollar amount prices

1.4

  • Added categories to daily specials to allow for multiple widgets showing different specials
  • Added multiple ordering options
  • Fixed ordering issues
  • Fixed several bugs
  • Consolidated some extraneous code

1.3

  • Fixed bug where two specials on the same day wouldn’t show

1.2

  • Fixed some php notices and warnings
  • Updated docs and FAQ

1.1

  • Added settings page
  • Added default options
  • Added widget options

1.0

  • Initial Stable Release