ELI's Related Posts Footer Links and Widget
Display a linked list of related Posts by Tags or Categories at the bottom of every post or on the sidebar. Options to show Post Date and Excerpts.
- Enhanced exclusion features on the settings page.
- Fixed "Notice: Undefined variable: tags in spostarbust/index.php on line 344" Thanks again Terry Brock.
- Moved menu item placement options to the right sidebar.
- Fixed "Notice: Undefined variable: the_title in spostarbust/index.php on line 323" Thanks to Terry Brock.
- Added back blocking Related Posts from showing on Single Pages with a new option to also allow them to show.
- Fixed second widget not showing when init is called after the first widget.
- Fixed widget not showing when new query method in init is called after the main loop by adding rewind_posts.
- Removed debug output from HTML source unless debug is passed in the query_string.
- Fixed query method in two places to support better compatibility with more themes and other plugins.
- Added descriptions for standard excerpt support and custom excerpts support.
- Added back standard excerpt support in the widget and use of custom excerpts if entered.
- Fixed bug that broke shortcodes in post when showing Excerpts for Related Posts.
- Added a global setting for sorting the list of related post, including random sort order.
- Fixed Warning about in-array and Wrong datatype on line 484 and 489 caused be not setting default values.
- Fixed bug causing the init to not run thereby preventing the list of Related Posts to be built.
- Added back the ability to show Excerpts for each Related Post in the Post Footer section.
- Fixed bug alowing current Post to show in the list of Related Posts.
- Fixed Warning about function in-array and Wrong datatype for second argument on line 483.
- Fixed bug of not showing Related Posts Link in the Post Footer section.
- Fixed endless loop of queying Related Posts if showing Excerpts in Widget.
- Disabled showing Excerpts in the Post Footer section.
- Fixed Widget not showing on Home page bug.
- Added option to show Excerpts under each Related Posts Link on the Widget and in the Post Footer section.
- Fixed Warning: "Invalid argument supplied for foreach" on line 457.
- Fixed Related Post Link to NOT repeat or duplicate or link to a post that is displayed on the current page.
- Added option to the Settings Page and made default to NOT show Related Post Links in the Footer of every Post on the Home page.
- Added option to the Settings Page to show the Post Date next to the Related Posts Links and format it the way you want.
- Reformetted the right sidebar links and added more styles to the the Settings Page.
- Added Title Size to the Settings Page to control the size of the Heading of the Post's Footer Links.
- Added Global Exclude lists to the Settings Page to exclude Related Posts by Post ID, Category/Tag ID, or Category/Tag Name.
- Fixed the Category headings link in the Tree View Widget to links to that Category's page instead of the current Post.
- Added a few different options for where to place the Menu Item to the Settings Page.
- Added more Reset Query code for better compatability with other plugins that do not reset the WP_Query when they are done.
- Made the Tag/Category headings in the Tree View Widget links to that Tag/Category page.
- Fixed the endless loop in the new "Tree View" options on the Widget when displayed on pages with only a single Posts.
- Added "Tree View" to the Widget options with the ability to show the Widget on pages with multiple Posts.
- Updated the settings page in the admin and fixed the default settings.
- Added "Category" as an optional means of relating your posts that are listed at the bottom of every Post.
- Added the ability to automaticaly put the Related Post Links at the bottom of every post.
- Added Settings to the Admin Menu for the automaticaly Related Post Links in the post footer.
- Updated Admin Menu Icon and removed get_headers call that was sometimes slowing page loads.
- Added Plugin Updates section to the right side in the Admin pages.
- Updated Menu, Logo, and Links on Admin Pages.
- Styled the Admin pages and added helpful links to the right side.
- Added a screenshot of the admin menu to the readme file.
- Added an Admin Menu for users to view the Readme and License files.
- Fixed Relateby option of the widget to not get stuck on Categories and still show Post related by Tags.
- Added a screenshot of the widget to the readme file.
- Added "Category" to the widget's configuration options as a means of relating your posts.
- Updated code to cleanup any queries that other plugins left open to fix the problem of getting the wrong Post ID.
- Added code to cleanup my own query and restore the original Post ID.
- Added Contributors to the readme file for helping me to discover this issue.
- Updated URIs for plugin's website.
- Added "Donate link" to the readme file.
- Made the widget into a Class to better conform to WordPress coding standards.
- Added "Alternative Title" to the widget's configuration options.
- Added "Number of Posts to List" to configuration options to set a max count to the list.
- Small change to the plugin name for better search relevance.
- Fixed the "unexpected output" warning during activation.
- Updated this readme file with more info about the plugin.
- First versions uploaded to WordPress.
Requires: 2.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.3.2
Last Updated: 2012-4-28
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