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Latest News

Description

This WordPress plugin provides facilities to write Latest News items as custom posts and then to output them using template tags.

It will also add a new Latest News menu item to the Admin menu. This allows news items to be created as posts with the same functionality such as categories and tags.

This plugin also provides template tags to list of latest news items.

There is a template tag that produces a list of Latest News items that link to the relevant posts. This is suitable for placing in the sidebar.

There is a template tag that will output the Latest News items as posts using a custom post. This template tag would typically be placed on the home page of you blog or on a custom news page.

Links

  • http://www.chorosdesign.com/wordpress/plugins/
  • http://www.chorosdesign.com/latest-news-plugin/

Installation

  1. Upload latest-news.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add the templates tags as required to your templates

FAQ

How do you add the news items to a page?

Please refer to the detailed explanantion at http://www.chorosdesign.com/latest-news-plugin/.

Contributors & Developers

“Latest News” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.2.0

  • Minor revision to fix pagination of news items
  • Minor revision to correct the plugin URI

0.1.0

  • First version released.