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Last.fm For Artists

This plugin adds a fully customizable sidebar-widget to list an artists upcoming shows or top tracks from Last.FM (using the new 2.0 REST API).


  • [CHECK] Compatibility with wordpress 2.9
  • [FIX] css tweak in built-in layouts
  • [FIX] some configurations generated invalid markup.


  • [FIX] Variable substitution for GoogleMaps generated invalid markup
  • [ADD] Russian translation by "Fat Cow" (www.fatcow.com)


  • [FIX] uninstall method changed
  • [FIX] another try to avoid doubled entries
  • [FIX] hide-if-empty was broken
  • [ADD] now the plugin carries some cool ready-to-use layout variants (fully customizable, of course)
  • [CHANGE] the built-in layouts now feature robust, CSS-driven tooltips
  • [ADD] there is a new special tag for variables %VARIABLE::% which is only useful in built-in configurations and needed for things like API keys


  • [FIX] Thickbox script now only in admin panel, hence avoiding the 404 when auto-loading loadingAnimation.gif in posts with permalinks enabled.


  • [FIX] CSS Compatibility with 2.7
  • [FIX] Plugin subtitle in widget view localized
  • [ADD] Un-Installation procedure
  • [ADD] Introducing advanced customization ;)


  • [ADD] New widget type: top tracks ** lists your top 50 (or less) ** comes with own set of 11 tags, including a special, if-then tag ** I included a working example, which illustrates the power. See the examples on the documentation page for a short explanation.
  • [ADD] more clarity in widget options


  • [ADD] Multi-Widget support added. Thanks to Millan and Firephp


  • [FIX] Widget-Options bug when adding the widget to the sidebar.
  • [FIX] Date-Tag bug
  • [ADD] Some new Meta-Tags: %NUMBER-OF-EVENTS%, %NUMBER%, %ARTIST-URL%
  • [ADD] Additional options for header and footer, allowing complete customization.


  • Completed tag support: Every delivered field may now be used.
  • Language support enabled, German and English included. You are welcome to submit your language, since the necessary files to translate are in the "lang" folder.


  • Extended tag support: Almost every field of the XML answer may now be used
  • Language support prepared.
  • more style in widget options


  • Initial Version based on Simon Wheatley Last.FM Events plug-in.

Requires: 2.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 6 years ago
Active Installs: 60+


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