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SPS-Suite

Description

SPS-Suite is the successor of “SPS -Sidebar Page Switcher”. It enhances your page-list and your archive-list in the sidebar as well as your search function. This plugin is useful for blogs with many static subpages and the wish of a small sidebar.
Please take a look at the screenshots or at the pages mentioned below for a better understandig of the plugin’s functions.
The plugin includes a widget for your widget-ready sidebar and is now compatible up to WP 2.8.
There are several options implemented in the plugin:
1. You can have the sidebar-page-list be more smart, e.g. only pages of the top level and all useful level are displayed, additionally you can hide pages from being displayed in the sidebar.
2. You can extend your search function with a fulltext index, this search uses articles and pages and is restricted to MySQL 4.0 or higher.
3. Addionally to the sidebar function this plugins allows you to display a navigation bar, which can help your users to maneuver through many sub- and subsubpages.
4. Last not least this plugin shortens your archive list to a maximum of month displaying also all years.

Feel free to look at <a href=”http://www.tolkiengesellschaft.de>http://www.tolkiengesellschaft.de or http://www.hobbingen.de (German only) for a detailed picture of the functions (both pages use the plugin intensively).
(Also compatible to WP 1.5 to WP 2.0 with an old version of the plugin, see plugin homepage)

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Please contact me if there any issues with this plugin.

Version History:
1.4.0 Update for new admin panel and some minor bugfixes
1.3.4 corrected issues with query replacements for static pages (introduced by 2.5/2.6)
1.3.3 corrected issues with standard language (english) in admin pages
1.3.2 corrected some issues with unknown pages
1.3.1 added support for widgets
1.3. initial release of the current stable trunk

Screenshots

  • This screenshot shows the hierarchally displayed page-list. Note that only the pages below "Hither Shore »" are displayed but not the pages below "Tolkien Tag »". (» shows that there are pages below)

  • Here you can see the shortened archive list (in the sidebar), the relevance displayed to the found articles (e.g. Suchrelevanz: 2,01) and the navigation row (e.g. Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V. » Hither Shore »)

Installation

  1. Upload sps-suite.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure all the functions through the ‘Settings’ menu in WordPress
    Optional: Use the “SPS – List Archive” widget in your theme

FAQ

How will I know that this is what I want ?

You will know it, if you test all the functions in your blog

Why are all these function implemented in one plugin ?

Originally this plugin was written for the homepage of the German Tolkien society (tolkiengesellschaft.de) and all functions were not found elsewhere.

I want the plugin in another language, are there any further translations?

No, this plugin is in English and German only, but you may add this easily translate it. Please contact me if you want to translate this plugin.

Contributors & Developers

“SPS-Suite” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

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