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Recent Changes

Description

A widget and short code to show the most recently modified pages, posts or both allowing visitors to review recent changes as they would on a wiki. Options to select number of items returned up to 15 and exclude items by ID.

Use shortcode [recentchanges] with options content, exclude and number e.g. [recentchanges content=’pages’ number=’10’ exclude=’5,8′] in post/pages.

content = ‘pages’, ‘posts’ or ‘both’
number = ‘1’ to ’15’
exclude = any number of pages/post by ID separated by commas

NB this plugin supersedes Recent Pages

Installation

  1. Download recent-changes.zip
  2. Upload and activate Recent Changes through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  3. Add Recent Changes and set the widget preferences through the Appearance -> Widgets menu in WordPress

or

  1. Download recent-changes.zip
  2. Unzip recent-changes.zip and upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate Recent Changes through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  4. Add Recent Changes and set the widget preferences through the Appearance -> Widgets menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

1.5:

  • added shortcode structure with same variables as widget
  • fixed error where searches with exclusions would return the wrong number of items

1.0:

  • added exclude function to allow page/post to be excluded from list by ID

0.2:

  • updated the SQL query to accept prefixed tables
  • updated URL format to avoid W3C validator errors

0.1:

  • designed query to return 1-15 most recently modified items with permalinks links
  • added widget option to override default title in sidebar
  • added widget option to allow 1-15 items to be displayed
  • added widget option to allow selection of pages, posts or both
  • tested up to 2.8-beta2-11509