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Reveal Template

Reveal the theme template file used to render the displayed page, via the footer, widget, shortcode, and/or template tag.

3.1.1 (2015-08-17)

  • Update: Discontinue use of PHP4-style constructor invocation of WP_Widget to prevent PHP notices in PHP7.
  • Update: Update widget framework to 010.
  • Update: Note compatibility through WP 4.3+.
  • Add: Add unit test for widget version.

3.1 (2015-02-20)

  • Update plugin framework to 039
  • Update widget framework to 009
  • Add more unit tests
  • Explicitly declare activation() and uninstall() static
  • Reformat plugin header
  • Change documentation links to wp.org to be https
  • Minor documentation spacing changes throughout
  • Note compatibility through WP 4.1+
  • Update copyright date (2015)
  • Add plugin icon
  • Regenerate .pot

3.0 (2013-12-28)

  • Add 'Reveal Template' widget
  • Add widget framework 008
  • Add 'revealtemplate' shortcode
  • Fix to recognize proper template names for hooks, 'front_page' and 'comments_popup' (they need underscores)
  • Change arguments for object method reveal() (will break code using this method directly)
  • Enhance reveal() with 'format' args option to permit custom format string to be directly sent
  • Enhance reveal() with 'format_from_settings' args option to permit use of the format string defined via settings even if not being shown in footer
  • Enhance reveal() with 'admin_only' args option to control if output should be echoed for just admins or not
  • Enhance reveal() with 'return' args option to allow not returning a value for the function if the user isn't permitted to view the output
  • Add optional $args argument to c2c_reveal_template() to feed into the identical arg for reveal()
  • Add reveal_to_current_user() to contain logic for determining if the current user can be shown the template name/path
  • Add get_template_path_types() to allow fetching of the recognized template path types and their descriptions
  • Add reveal_in_footer() as function hooked to wp_footer (configures use of reveal() for the wp_footer context)
  • Changed default template path type to 'theme-relative'
  • Make class variable $instance private
  • Add get_instance() class method to obtain singleton instance, creating one if it doesn't exist
  • Add get_default_template_path_type() class method to obtain default template path type
  • Remove long deprecated reveal_template(); use c2c_reveal_template() instead if you aren't already
  • Update plugin framework to 036
  • Add unit tests
  • For options_page_description(), match method signature of parent class
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.8+
  • Drop compatibility with version of WP older than 3.6
  • Update copyright date (2014)
  • Add banner
  • Add 'Screenshots' section to readme.txt
  • Add screenshot of widget
  • Updated existing screenshot
  • Regenerate .pot
  • Numerous readme.txt text and formatting tweaks
  • Change donate link


  • When set to echo or display in footer, only do so for logged in users with the 'update_themes' capability
  • Recognize 'frontpage' and 'index' templates
  • Fix recognition of 'commentspopup' template
  • Update plugin framework to 035
  • Discontinue use of explicit pass-by-reference for objects
  • Add check to prevent execution of code if file is directly accessed
  • Regenerate .pot
  • Re-license as GPLv2 or later (from X11)
  • Add 'License' and 'License URI' header tags to readme.txt and plugin file
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.5+
  • Update copyright date (2013)
  • Minor code reformatting (spacing)
  • Remove ending PHP close tag
  • Move screenshot into repo's assets directory


  • Update plugin framework to 031
  • Remove support for 'c2c_reveal_template' global
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.3+
  • Drop support for versions of WP older than 3.1
  • Move .pot into lang/
  • Regenerate .pot
  • Add 'Domain Path' directive to top of main plugin file
  • Update screenshot for WP 3.3
  • Add link to plugin directory page to readme.txt
  • Update copyright date (2012)


  • Update plugin framework to v023
  • Save a static version of itself in class variable $instance
  • Deprecate use of global variable $c2c_reveal_template to store instance
  • Explicitly declare all functions as public
  • Add __construct(), activation(), and uninstall()
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.2+
  • Drop compatibility with versions of WP older than 3.0
  • Minor code formatting changes (spacing)
  • Add plugin homepage and author links in description in readme.txt


  • Fix bug with theme-relative template path output showing parent theme path instead of child theme path


  • Update plugin framework to version 021
  • Explicitly declare all class functions public
  • Delete plugin options upon uninstallation
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.1+
  • Update copyright date (2011)


  • Update plugin framework to version 017


  • Update plugin framework to version 016
  • Fix template tag name references in readme.txt to use renamed function name
  • Add Template Tags section to readme.txt


  • Re-implementation by extending C2C_Plugin_013, which among other things adds support for:
    • Reset of options to default values
    • Better sanitization of input values
    • Offload of core/basic functionality to generic plugin framework
    • Additional hooks for various stages/places of plugin operation
    • Easier localization support
  • Full localization support
  • Add c2c_reveal_template()
  • Deprecate reveal_template() in favor of c2c_reveal_template() (but retain for backward compatibility)
  • Rename class from 'RevealTemplate' to 'c2c_RevealTemplate'
  • Remove docs from top of plugin file (all that and more are in readme.txt)
  • Change description
  • Add package info to top of plugin file
  • Add PHPDoc documentation
  • Note compatibility with WP 2.9+, 3.0+
  • Drop support for versions of WP older than 2.8
  • Minor tweaks to code formatting (spacing)
  • Add Changelog and Upgrade Notice sections to readme.txt
  • Update copyright date
  • Remove trailing whitespace in header docs
  • Update screenshot
  • Add .pot file


  • Check for 'manage_options' instead of 'edit_posts' permission in order to edit settings
  • Use plugins_url() instead of hard-coding path
  • Tweak readme tags and donate link
  • Note compatibility with WP 2.8+


  • Initial release

Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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