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This is the WordPress plugin for the “Open-Source-Blog-Netzwerk” ( It brings a sidebar widget with some general information about the OSBN and a list of current articles. Furthermore it removes the “nofollow” link attribute from comment author links, for OSBN member comment authors. This functions can be activated separately and configured.


  1. Upload plugin-name.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place <?php do_action('plugin_name_hook'); ?> in your templates


How often the plugin calls back to the server?

The plugin calls back to the server hourly and loads the last articlelist and the list of blog members from it.


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Contributors & Developers

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


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1.0.0 | 27.02.2013 – Initial release
1.0.1 | 27.02.2013 – Fix dead image link
1.1.0 | 28.02.2013 – New setting options (number of articles, scrollbar/fixed height)
Last updated time removed
Fixed bug with when logo disabled
1.1.1 | 02.03.2013 – Readme updated
1.1.2 | 06.03.2013 – Uploaded to (
1.1.3 | 27.03.2016 – Minor fixes
1.1.4/5 | 27.03.2016 – Solving SVN troubles