Locationews

Description

Locationews is a location based publishing channel that works both as a tool for journalists (as a plugin and template for the most widely used publishing platforms such as WordPress) and as an application that shows the content in a convenient map-based interface.

Go to locationews.com, register your free account and start publishing.

The plugin is made as simple as possible so that publishing on Locationews would be effortless for the publisher. Essentially you only need to install the plugin and enable it in one switch and you are ready to go.

Locationews plugin is WordPress multisite compatible.

The Plugin uses The WordPress Plugin Boilerplate (http://wppb.io/) as a starting point.

Requirements

  • PHP >= 5.3.29
  • WordPress >= 4.4
  • cURL support

Screenshots

  • Locationews Plugin Settings
  • Locationews Meta Box

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/locationews directory or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
  3. Use the Locationews screen to configure the plugin.

FAQ

None yet.

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/locationews directory or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
  3. Use the Locationews screen to configure the plugin.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

“Locationews” has been translated into 1 locale. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “Locationews” into your language.

Interested in development?

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

Changelog

1.1.15 (2017-10-24)

  • NEW: Added field ‘Authors’
  • NEW: Added field for featured image’s caption.

1.1.14 (2017-09-27)

  • Removed: Article’s publish time.
  • Removed: Update categories on admin init.

1.1.13

  • Removed: jQuery tooltips. This time for good.

1.1.12

  • Changed: Took jQuery tooltips back again.
  • Changed: Different checks to see if Google Maps API is already loaded or not. The plugin should now work with multiple plugins using the same API.
  • Removed: Unnecessary css + js files removed.

1.1.11

  • Bugfix: Fixed a conflict when multiple plugins uses Google Maps API.

1.1.10

  • Bugfix: Removed conflicting jQuery tooltips.

1.1.9

  • Updated: Changed the order of admin js files.

1.1.8

  • NEW: Added PHP version check on activation.
  • Fixed: On plugin activation check if valid options already exists.

1.1.7

  • Fixed: Removed content validation. Let the API remove unwanted tags.
  • Updated: API response messages and translations.

1.1.6

  • Fixed: Urlencode featured image url.

1.1.5

  • NEW: Defined default actions that occur in the front end.
  • Changed: Updated info texts with links to registration.

1.1.4

  • Fixed: Plugin css should not affect to other plugins anymore. Added namespacing to Bootstrap styles.

1.1.3

  • NEW: Tooltips & help texts
  • NEW: Map styles from Locationews Dashboard.
  • NEW: Possibility to search location address
  • NEW: Set article’s default coordinates to null.
  • Removed: Locationews icon from post types list view.

1.1.2

  • NEW: Added support for multisite install.
  • NEW: Added test settings for test users.
  • NEW: Validate and strip not allowed tags from content

1.1.1

  • NEW: Added Locationews -category option to settings
  • Fixed: Tested with minimum requirements: PHP 5.3.29, WordPress 4.4

1.1.0

  • NEW: Use publicationId instead of userId
  • NEW: First version to use new API version 1.1.0
  • Fixed: Massive code rewrite and optimization

1.0.7

  • Changed: First test version. Latest version to use API version 1.0.3

1.0.6

  • Fixed: Bug fix. Locationews icon went back to default position when saving news. Reason: wrong meta key.

1.0.5

  • NEW: Allow shortcodes in content

1.0.4

  • Changed: Publish only published posts
  • Changed: Remove post when status is not publish
  • Changed: Remove post when post is moved to trash
  • Fixed: Bugfix in CategoryId

1.0.3

  • Fixed: Fixed bug in default location