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Implementation of LESS (Leaner CSS) in order to make themes development easier.

Version 1.8.0

Version 1.7.6

  • info: updated vendored lessphp libraries versions (oyejorge/less.php@

Version 1.7.5

  • feature: now works properly in the admin side (#68)

Version 1.7.4

  • feature: favour composer autoload to manual PHP require (#64)

Version 1.7.3

  • bug: fixed the LESS library loading (#63)
  • doc: documented the new LESS library swapping

Version 1.7.0

  • feature: ability to provide your own flavour of lessphp or less.php (#53)
  • bug: fixed stylesheet directory computation (#61)
  • bug: unlink exception during utpdated files cleanup (#49)
  • style: code cleanup (#56, #55)

Version 1.6.0

Read the UPGRADE NOTICE carefully as this release contains BC change. Hence the version bump to 1.6.0.

  • lessphp: updated to v0.4.0

Version 1.5.4

  • bug: fixed stylesheet URL computation (#38)
  • bug: fixed cache-hit miss after stylesheet garbage collection (#40)
  • added a CONTRIBUTORS file

Version 1.5.3

  • lessphp: updated to v0.3.9

Version 1.5.2

  • bug: fixed garbage collector bug (#28)
  • bug: fixed cachebusting URI generation in deep mode (#29)
  • bug: fixed access to Plugin instance, matching the documentation (#39)

Version 1.5.1

  • feature(beta): less stylesheets can be enqueued in wp-admin
  • feature: added WPLessConfiguration::getTtl method to let you configure the delay of old-files cleanup
  • bug: fixed automatic replacements with absolute and data uri (#19)
  • bug: fixed garbage collector; was pruning active stylesheets even if too old (buggy with active cache) (#20)

Version 1.5

Mostly issues related to lessphp 0.3.8 features.

  • /!\ Leveraged PHP Minimum Version to 5.2.4 /!\ (WordPress already asks you the same)
  • dev documentation available online
  • bug: stylesheets compilation is now processed on wp_enqueue_scripts (prop of @RixTox)
  • feature: providing stylesheet and template directory uri variables (@stylesheet_directory_uri & @template_directory_uri) following WordPress convention
  • feature: Pruning old compiled files #15
  • feature: Smarter LESS compilation (following @import file updates) #13
  • feature: Systematic LESS rebuild through configuration #14
  • improvement: Match lessphp variable API #12

Version 1.4.3

  • bug: fixed HTTPS/Networked Blog URL replacement (#8, #9)
  • bug: fixed the property of non-object in Plugin.class.php bug
  • lessphp: updated to 0.3.8 (compatible with lessjs 1.3)

Version 1.4.2

  • feature: if WP_DEBUG is set to true, compilation is done on every page
  • feature: rebuild now takes care of LESS PHP variable
  • feature: added support of custom LESS functions
  • lessphp: updated to version 0.3.1

Version 1.4.1

  • bug: CSS url() are now properly resolved relative to the theme URL

Version 1.4

  • action: wp-less_compiler_parse_pre now takes 3 arguments: class instance, text and variable arguments
  • action: wp-less_stylesheet_save_pre now takes 2 arguments: class instance and variable arguments
  • helper: added less_add_variable to ease manipulations from theme, if needed (the file needs to be included manually)
  • stylesheet: getBuffer() and setBuffer will be removed in 1.5 version
  • lessphp: removed the custom patch for buffer manipulation, due to built-in variable management
  • lessphp: updated to version 0.3.0

Version 1.3.1

  • renamed wp-less_compiler_parse action to wp-less_compiler_parse_pre to avoid name conflicts
  • renamed wp-less_compiler_construct action to wp-less_compiler_construct_pre to avoid name conflicts
  • lessphp: patched the lib to let manipulating the buffer, and replace strings (do it at your own risks)

Version 1.3

  • moved stylesheet processing from wp_print_styles to wp action
  • added new compiler actions and filters (same name each): wp-less_compiler_construct and wp-less_compiler_parse
  • added WPLessCompiler::getBuffer() and WPLessCompiler::setBuffer() method, to enables hooking on LESS content, before being compiled into CSS
  • removed WPLessStyleseet::getTargetContent method
  • upgraded plugin-toolkit
  • usage of $WPLessPlugin->dispatch instead of $WPLessPlugin->registerHooks to match the new plugin-toolkit signature
  • no more configuration collision if usage of multiple plugins using plugin-toolkit
  • lessphp: updated to eac64a9d5a3bc3186a11c7130968388819f4c403 commit

Version 1.2.1

  • fixed the case where no stylesheet is queued (no warning anymore)

Version 1.2

  • added 2 new filters working on freshly transformed CSS
  • added a HTML helper to LESSify directly from templates, without queuying with wp_enqueue_stylesheet (can't really recommend this usage)
  • added timestamp calculation so as you can be HTTP cache-control compliant
  • documented plugin hooks and filters
  • hooked a filter to update relative paths to deal uri and cached file location
  • lessphp: updated to version 0.2.0

Version 1.1

  • added bootstrap-for-theme.php to let themers bundle the plugin in their own themes
  • added WPLessPlugin::registerHooks methods to ease hooks activation
  • theme bootstrap will only load if the plugin is not alread activated
  • WPLessPlugin::processStylesheets() and WPLessPlugin::processStylesheet() now accepts an additional parameter to force the rebuild
  • lessphp: updated to version 0.1.6
  • plugin-toolkit: updated to version 1.1

Version 1.0

  • implemented API to let you control the plugin the way you want
  • just in time compilation with static file caching
  • lessphp: bundled to version 0.1.6
  • plugin-toolkit: bundled experimental plugin development

Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.7
Last Updated: 1 year ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


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