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Reading Position Indicator

Description

Create a vertical progress bar to show how scroll progress of current single entry.

Thank you Pankaj Parashar for your article on CSS-TRICKS about Reading Position Indicator

Screenshots

  • Plugin configuration screen

Installation

The super easy way

  1. Log in to your WordPress Admin panel.
  2. Go to: Plugins > Add New.
  3. Type ‘Reading Position Indicator’ into the Search Plugins field and hit Enter. Once found, you can view details such as the point release, rating and description.
  4. Click Install Now. After clicking the link, you’ll be asked if you’re sure you want to install the plugin.
  5. Click Yes, and WordPress completes the installation.
  6. Activate the plugin.
  7. A new menu Progress in Appearance will appear in your Admin Menu.

The easy way

  1. Download the plugin (.zip file) on the right column of this page.
  2. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add.
  3. Select button Upload Plugin.
  4. Upload the .zip file you just downloaded.
  5. Activate the plugin.
  6. A new menu Progress in Appearance will appear in your Admin Menu.

The old and reliable way (FTP)

  1. Upload reading-position-indicator folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. A new menu Progress in Appearance will appear in your Admin Menu.

Reviews

November 16, 2019
Love it, it works perfectly. I recommend decreasing the size of the reading bar slightly to make it look more professional (really easy to do in the plugin settings).
May 28, 2019
easy to use and easy to customize. I hope that the developers do not discontinue this plugin. thank you very much!!!
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Contributors & Developers

“Reading Position Indicator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“Reading Position Indicator” has been translated into 2 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Changelog

1.0.3

1.0.2

  • Release date: 2017-05-20
  • Added “indeterminate” option.
  • Added opacity for all colors.
  • Added rounded corners option.
  • Implemented smooth gradients.
  • Improved progress bar – now it count only document, not whole window.
  • Removed “to transparent” option.
  • Updated WordPress Options Class class to 2.6.0.
  • Added “Rate” module to ask for review.

1.0.1

  • Release date: 2015-04-18
  • Remove “console.log” from script.
  • Fix small issue in main position class.

1.0.0

  • Release date: 2015-04-14