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Recommended Reading: Google Reader Shared

Recommended Reading gets the shared items from your Google Reader account. Includes easy configuration, widget support, ability to embed in a page or

=v1.01= Added "Quick Set" option to display settings Vastly improved handling of ID validation Fixed source post links

=v1.02= Fixed description of "Trim Post Content" Option for opening links in a new window Improved output error checking for config saved with invalid feed ID JavaScript and PHP code optimizations throughout

=v1.5= Added caching based on feed update tag Added control over display of shared item notes Added control over widget title More standard widget output Added more help to plugin options Added options to support plugin author

=v1.51= Fixed path issue causing validation and lookup issues

=v1.52= Improved path handling for validation and lookup Added check for PHP 5

=v1.522= Fixed mistake in PHP check

=v1.530= Improved error handling and requirements check Minor XML parsing changes attempting to address rare object error

=v1.540= Smarter requirements checking Modified code causing fatal error upon attempting activation in PHP4

=v1.541= Fixed additional fatal error upon attempting activation in PHP4

=v2.0= Easily embed in a page or post with shortcode; includes special settings! Option to hide stand alone notes Add rel="nofollow" to links Control the preface text for item source and publish date Improved built in help Misc code improvements and clean up

=v2.0.1= Updated options code for compatibility with future versions and WordPress MU

=v3.0= Ability to show items prior to post publication date when using shortcode Major performance improvements across the board, from caching to ID verification Elimination of "cURL" PHP module requirement; uses file_get_contents instead Administrative interface clean up and polish, including subtle jQuery-powered animations Quickly access Rec. Reading settings page from plug-in list Better error handling Validated compatibility with WordPress 2.8

=v3.1= May now specify number of items in shortcode via 'items' attribute New option to show all shared items since last use of shortcode Improved date/time handling, including GMT offset

=v3.1.1= Fixed ability to call in template by google_reader_shared() function

=v3.1.2= Display friendly / descriptive error message when host does not have fopen enabled

=v3.2= Will now support hosts with either cURL or fopen enabled cURL now used as primary method for retrieving feed based on performance testing Improved validation of ID when using fopen method (PHP offset bug)

=v3.2.1= When checking item date against post date, now uses date item shared, not published Fixes to time zone handling; correctly determines precise date/time values Workaround for broken conversion of publish date in earlier versions of PHP

=v3.3= New option for a "read more" link back to your shared items page at Google Set the "read more" link to the shared items Atom feed instead of the page Plug-in cache automatically cleared when re-activating or auto-upgrading plugin

=v4.0= Version 4.0 is a major update that introduces dramatic changes and improvements "under the hood". Key components, including feed loading and parsing, were rewritten to take full advantage of the latest WordPress API and to improve performance. As a result of the re-writes, 4.0 introduces dramatic performance improvements across the board, as well as PHP4 and broader host compatibility. While there are no new "visible" features for your readers, significant fit and finish has been added to the plug-in configuration page. Too many changes under the hood to list!

=v4.0.1= Fixes bug related to shortcode pages that don't use the "as of publish date" feature not loading cache Change HTML filtering to use built in and more precise wp_kses filter instead of PHP strip_tags function

=v4.0.2= Fixed issue with source preface not appearing.

=v4.0.3= Fix long caching issues due to switch to SimplePie and WP default cache period

=v4.0.4= More caching fixes

Future enhancements: * Schedule a regular shortcode based post! * Tag support * Better support for multiple user notes * Override settings via parameters when called by function or shortcode * Button to insert shortcode

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.8.6
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 200+


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