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Legal News Headlines

Description

This free WordPress plugin was designed for bloggers who want to add legal news content to their website(s). You blog’s own content will be combined with fresh legal news from LexisNexis’ legal news website, [Lawyers.com] (http://Lawyers.com “Lawyers.com”).

Features:

  • Combine Your Content With Fresh Headlines: This WordPress plugin will display a mix of fresh legal news headlines that your predetermine intermixed with your blog’s own content.

  • No 3rd Party Branding: This plugin is “White Label”. The design is determined by your WordPress theme and no other logos or branding will be displayed or marketed to the end user.

  • Customized Legal News: You customize what types of legal news (bankruptcy, family law, etc.) is displayed to your readers in the easy to use admin screen.

  • Adjustable Content Display: Ability to add a character limited summary option to display excerpts from stories directly on your blog.

  • Continuous RSS Scrolling: Headlines will vertically scroll at a speed you determine, allowing a large amount of content to be displayed in a small box.

  • Easy Installation: No coding knowledge required to configure this plugin. Just activate the plugin and drag and drop the widget to sidebar and check the front end.

  • Scalable Performance: Based on the latest WordPress feed fetching technology for enhanced performance and scalability

  • Multiple Flavors of RSS Supported: Supports all major types of RSS and Atom feeds including: RSS 0.91 (Netscape), RSS 0.91 (Userland), RSS 0.90, RSS 0.92, RSS 1.0, RSS 2.0, Atom 0.3, Atom 1.0

  • Easy Configuration: Easy to use configuration settings screen

  • Multiple sources of legal news categories: bloggers can select specific types of headlines to be displayed in widget (Divorce, current events, Family Law, etc.) in admin interface

  • Configurable name for headline box: Call this widget box whatever you want (ie. Top Legal News, Name-Of-Your-Blog News, etc.)

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Copyright 2012 by Definition 6.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA

Screenshots

  • Full administration/customization all from the widget panel.
  • Easily customize the widget and use multiple times on your site to align perfectly to your content. You'll see here that there is no branding on the content outside of your site theme.
  • Seamlessly integrate with your existing WordPress theme.
  • Another example with preview content turned on.
  • An example without post preview content.
  • One final example for good measure!

Installation

To install this WordPress plugin, please follow these steps:

  1. Download the zipped plugin file to your local machine.
  2. Unzip the file called “legal-news-headlines.zip”
  3. Upload the “legal-news-headlines” folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  5. Configure the defaults on the options menu screen.
  6. Drag the “Legal News Headlines” to your sidebar in the Appearance section

FAQ

I installed the plugin but I don’t see it on my site!

After installing, you have to add it to a sidebar under Appearance > Widgets.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release