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Missing Content

Description

Missing content offers multiple different content choices, if you would like to request something else please post it to the support forums.

Content Choices

How do I use it?

Either with the shortcode [missing-content] in the post editor or with the function mcn_missing_content( $atts, $echo = true ) in your template.

Options

  • content_type=”lipsum” options: lipsum|hipster|bacon|blokk|image
  • paragraph_count=”3″ Ignored if random=”true”
  • min_paragraph_count=”1″ Requires random=”true”
  • max_paragraph_count=”5″ Requires random=”true”
  • width=”150″ Ignored if random=”true”
  • min_width=”150″ Requires random=”true” and content_type=”image”
  • max_width=”1200″ Requires random=”true” and content_type=”image”
  • height=”150″ Ignored if random=”true”
  • min_height=”150″ Requires random=”true” and content_type=”image”
  • max_height=”1200″ Requires random=”true” and content_type=”image”
  • random=”false” options: (shortcode: “true”|”false”) (function: true|false)
  • cache_duration=”10800″ 3 hours (3 * 60 * 60) options: {time in seconds}|always|never

Examples

  • [missing-content] 3 paragraphs from http://loripsum.net/ updated every 3 hours.
  • [missing-content cache_duration="always"] Never updates the content.
  • [missing-content cache_duration="never"] 3 paragraphs from http://loripsum.net/ updated every page refresh. NOTE: do not use this if using a tool like LiveReload.
  • [missing-content paragraph_count="1" cache_duration="86400"] Displays one paragraph updated every day (24 * 60 * 60).
  • [missing-content content_type="bacon" paragraph_count="5"] 5 paragraphs from http://baconipsum.com/api/ updated every 3 hours.
  • [missing-content content_type="hipster"] 3 paragraphs from http://hipsterjesus.com/ updated every 3 hours.
  • [missing-content content_type="blokk"] 3 paragraphs of Blokk font using http://blokkfont.com/ updated every 3 hours.
  • [missing-content content_type="image" width="500" height="500"] 500px x 500px image from http://placehold.it NOTE: no cache control.
  • [missing-content content_type=”image” random=”true” min_width=”150″ max_width=”500″ min_height=”150″ max_height=”300″] Random sized image 150px – 500px wide and 150px – 300px high.
  • [missing-content random=”true” min_paragraph_count=”1″ max_paragraph_count=”5″] 1-5 paragraphs from a random content source.

More examples can be found here

Screenshots

Installation

WordPress Plugin Repository

  1. Navigate to Plugins > Add New in the WordPress admin.
  2. Search for Missing Content or missing-content.
  3. Click Install Now.
  4. Choose activate this plugin.
  5. Add [missing-content] where you want the missing content to appear with your selected options.

Manual Installation

  1. Download the latest missing-content.zip.
  2. Navigate to Plugins > Add New in the WordPress admin.
  3. Select upload from the top navigation.
  4. Upload the latest missing-content.zip.
  5. Choose activate this plugin.
  6. Add [missing-content] where you want the missing content to appear with your selected options.

FAQ

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How do I ask a question?

Support forums here https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/missing-content.

How do I report an issue or bug?

Please report all issues and bugs to https://github.com/matchboxdesigngroup/missing-content/issues.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Changelog

1.0.0

  • Initial release.

1.1.0

  • Added random option to allow retrieval of random amounts of content from a random source.
  • Added easy access to missing content in a template using mcn_missing_content()
  • Fixed assets being enqueued in wp_head instead of wp_enqueue_scripts
  • Miscellaneous tweaks.