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Last Modified Footer

This plugin generates customizable messages stating the last modification date and time for the whole site and the individual content (if appropriate)


  • Encapsulated plugin functionality in a class
  • Consolidated plugin options into an array stored in a single option
  • Removed duplicated code from plugin
  • Cleaned up code to match WordPress Coding Standards
  • Re-wrote admin panel code to use the new options mechanism introduced in WordPress 2.7
  • Improved the translatability of messages by allowing manipulation of the position of non-translatable elements in messages
  • Moved boolean options to named string options for better forward compatibility
  • Added footer message to plugin admin panel stating the name of the plugin, the current version and the author's name
  • Re-wrote plugin activation hook to attempt to pull in existing options from current and previous versions of the plugin as well as removing redundant options
  • Added call to load the plugin l10n / i18n text domain
  • Removed plugin deactivation code to stop configuration options being removed when plugin is deactivated
  • Added uninstall script to ensure that configuration options are removed when plugin is deleted
  • Encapsulated plugin widget functionality in a class based on the WP_Widget class introduced in WordPress 2.8
  • Re-wrote widget code and admin panel to conform with the WP_Widget class requirements


  • Made message templates completely customizable via the admin panel
  • Tidied the admin panel up and added per-field contextual help (hidden by default)
  • Fixed bug that to ensure that only published posts are used for the 'Site Last Modified' date props: DavyB


  • Add Widget to plugin, configurable through WordPress Widgets admin panel
  • Updated plugin description to add links to the admin panel


  • Output can be generated on demand with or without styling (use lmf_generate_formatted_output() & lmf_generate_unformatted_output())
  • Add plugin option to allow automatic placement of content in site footer to be disabled
  • Updated admin panel to show styled and unstyled output preview and add controls for new options
  • Added content to WP contextual help menu
  • Changed version number to 1.0.0 to reflect first 'full functionality' version


  • Text generated by the plugin is now styled using CSS
  • Output preview in admin panel is now styled using CSS
  • Text inserted between generated messages can now be customized from the admin panel
  • Added new option to the admin panel to allow customization of the CSS used to style the output preview and generated text
  • Added reference to date / time formatting in the admin panel
  • Prepared plugin for internationalization


  • Initial version of plugin based on Content Last Updated Footer plugin v1.0b by WP CMS.
  • Admin menu code re-written using current recommendations from the WordPress Codex.
  • Removed unnecessary sanitization of option text input (this is now performed automatically by WordPress).

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.8.5
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 500+


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