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WP LinkedIn

This plugin enables you to add various part of your LinkedIn profile to your WordPress blog.

Version 2.5.4

  • Forcing network activation on multi-site installs

Version 2.5.3

  • Adding a comment in the updater's code to indicate it's only used by this plugin's extensions in order to comply with the WordPress.org repository Plugin Guidelines

Version 2.5.2

  • Fixing clear cache mechanism

Version 2.5.1

  • Some admin notices dismissibles and some marked as warnings instead of errors
  • Added the extensions bundle to the list of available extensions

Version 2.5

  • Small enhancements in error handling
  • Better cache system

Version 2.4.2

  • Fixing a bug that prevent checkbox options on the network options page to be saved when unchecked

Version 2.4.1

  • Using HTTPS to talk with the update server
  • Commenting a line of debug code that impacts performances

Version 2.4

  • Adding WordPress Multisite compatibility

Version 2.3.2

  • Fixing extensions updates do not appear when the license in not valid

Version 2.3.1

  • Fixing extensions page not showing when there's no extension

Version 2.3

  • Better admin notices
  • Improved framework for extensions and license management
  • Improved options page, now with tabs
  • Updated all translations

Version 2.2.1

  • Updating pot file
  • Updating Portuguese and French translations
  • Fixing a missing call to gettext

Version 2.2

  • Better error management and added flexibility to the authentication process

Version 2.1.2

  • Updating instructions to create the LinkedIn API application to match the changes on their side

Version 2.1.1

  • Changes for WordPress 4.3
  • Fixing labels for Client ID and Client Secret in settings page
  • Updating pot file and French translations

Version 2.1

  • Removed everything related to network updates
  • Changed some defaults
  • Moved most of the profile templates to the Advanced Templates plugin and left only what's necessary for the basic profile fields

Version 2.0.2

  • CSS fix for some cases when blockquotes have horizontal margins in the scroller
  • Template fix to accomodate a bug whereby content see <br/> tags introduced in the middle of HTML <img> tags containing line breaks

Version 2.0.1

  • Adding some missing esc_url in the templates.
  • Updating portuguese translations

Version 2.0

Version 1.19

  • As an option you can now put your customized templates in a linkedin folder under the wp-content folder instead of your theme's folder. No need to create a child theme anymore or have the templates overwritten when you update your theme.
  • Updated Portuguese translations.

Version 1.18.3

  • Fixing network updates templates that didn't show "Likes" properly.

Version 1.18.2

  • Updated Spanish and Catalan translations.

Version 1.18.1

  • Loading the text domain earlier in the plugin loading process so that translations for widget names are available.
  • Updating Portuguese and French translations.
  • Now working when fancy permalinks are not activated.

Version 1.18

  • Stripped down the jQuery Tools library to the scroller only to avoid clashes with other jQuery plugins and reduce footprint.
  • Added support for honors & awards section to the profile template. If you want to activate it then make sure to add the following fields to the list of fields: honors-awards:(name,issuer,date,description)
  • Added support for the LI_DEBUG variable. Set that define to true in the wp-config.php file and debug information will be printed by the plugin as HTML comments (especially usefull when debugging customized templates).
  • Added the li_picture shortcode that enables you to print the original profile picture.
  • Changed the uri that gets the access token from the API.

Version 1.17.2

  • Change in the way urls are built to make sure the correct separator for query parameters is always used.

Version 1.17.1

  • Some changes to the profile templates to remove unwelcomed warnings.

Version 1.17

  • Added support for publications section in the profile template. If you want to add that section to your output make sure to add the following fields to the list of fields: publications:(title,publisher,authors,date,url,summary).
  • Separated the profile template into several different templates to simplify customisation. Now if you just need to customize one section of the profile then you will only need to create a custom template for that section.

Version 1.16

  • Added Portuguese translations.
  • Corrected internationalization bugs in class-admin.php

Version 1.15

  • Added Serbian translations.

Version 1.14

  • LinkedIn now requires that redirect uris be registered, thus forcing every user of the plugin to create their own application key/secret pair and register their redirect uri.

Version 1.13.1

  • Fixing display of a project's team members when they are not LinkedIn users or they don't have a public profile.
  • Fixing doc about the list of field to display projects.

Version 1.13

  • Added support for projects section in the profile template. If you want to add that section to your output make sure to add the following fields to the list of fields: projects:(name,url,start-date,end-date,members:(name,person:(public-profile-url, first-name,last-name,picture-url,headline)),description).

Version 1.12.2

  • Use options API directly instead of the transient API to avoid issues with object cache.
  • Defaulting to single-byte API when multi-byte strings support is not enabled.

Version 1.12.1

  • Fixed version numbers.

Version 1.12

  • Added Catalan translations.

Version 1.11.2

  • Fixed a bug in the Network Updates template that was messing up the update text.

Version 1.11.1

  • Using esc_url in templates when printing links.
  • Using nl2br instead of wpautop when printing recommendations text.

Version 1.11

  • Added 30mn caching for network updates to avoid API throttling.
  • Small fixes.
  • Added Spanish translations.

Version 1.10

  • Bundled jQueryTools within the plugin instead of using jQueryTools CDN.

Version 1.9

  • Fixed some translation issues.
  • Fixed the default value for the list of post types to put the card on.
  • Simplified the CSS and template for the LinkedIn card.
  • Updated Dutch translations.

Version 1.8

  • Added a setting to let you choose on which post types your LinkedIn card will be inserted (before it was only inserted on posts).
  • Fallback mechanism to load language files in a smarter way.

Version 1.7

  • Added links for volunteer translators.
  • Added screenshots.
  • Added language proficiencies to the profile template, use languages:(language,proficiency) in the list of fields to activate it.
  • Dutch translations updated.
  • Changed the way extensions can hook to the plugin.
  • Removed the jquery.dimensions.etc plugin.
  • Added Italian translations.
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese translations.
  • Fixed an issue where the recommendation slider won't work when the jQuery library is included in the footer of the blog.

Version 1.6

  • Updated Dutch translations.
  • Using wpautop instead of nl2br in templates.
  • Added template loading function with debug output of the template path. You must have WP_DEBUG set to true to see what template file is used. The file path will be printed inside an HTML comment just before the template output.
  • Error messages are now visible only when WP_DEBUG set to true otherwise they are printed as HTML comments.
  • Ability to add your LinkedIn card after each of your posts.
  • Added hook linkedin_oauthtoken to enable extensions to override the LinkedIn API oauth token.
  • Added hook linkedin_template to enable extensions to override the template to be used.
  • Made the scroller truly responsive when width is set to auto.
  • Put the scripts in the footer and moved calls to wp_enqueue_script to templates for more flexibility.
  • Added network updates shortcode and widget.

Version 1.5.5

  • Bug fix: Invalid url to refresh token in token expiry alert email.

Version 1.5.4

  • Better error reporting and specifying ssl_verify parameter when fetching profile too.

Version 1.5.3

  • Fixing wrong name of parameter for wp_remote_get when exchanging code for token m(

Version 1.5.2

  • Tweaking templates and CSS
  • Option to disable SSL verification (on some servers the proper ssl certificates are not installed thus preventing SSL verification).
  • Option to have the plugin send an email when the access token becomes invalid or expires.

Version 1.5.1

  • Improved error handling when updating oauth token.
  • Using another set of APP key/secret when WP_DEBUG is turned on (allows for having a dev environment without the access token being invalidated each time you switch).
  • Allowing to override the APP key and secret by defining WP_LINKEDIN_APPKEY and WP_LINKEDIN_APPSECRET in wp-config.php.
  • Added a profile widget using the LinkedIn JavaScript API.
  • Changed the readme.txt file to move some details from the "Installation" page to the "Description" page.
  • Changed from using pre-wrap in the stylesheet to using nl2br in templates in order to better preserve the text formatting.

Version 1.5

  • Changing the way the LinkedIn API keys and token are managed in order to simplify installation.
  • Added a profile cache to improve performances and limit API calls.

Version 1.4.3

  • Updating string translations.

Version 1.4.2

  • Nice looking option page with donate button and Twitter widget.

Version 1.4.1

  • Fixing language codes in settings.
  • Simplifying the javascript for the recommendation slider.

Version 1.4

  • Corrected link to post about customization in the readme.
  • Modified the javascript for the recommendation slider so that it uses $(document).ready().
  • Added a widget and shortcode displaying a simple LinkedIn card.

Version 1.3.8

  • Corrected a bug that interfers with other plugins using output buffering.
  • Updated French and Dutch localizations.

Version 1.3.7

  • Added a 'css' option for the widget width to disable setting the width using javascript. This allows to set the width using CSS, which is particularly useful with responsive themes.
  • Added a link to the post on vedovini.net about customizing the plugin's output.

Version 1.3.6

  • Fixing how the presence of data is tested and adding error messages when the profile cannot be retrieved.

Version 1.3.5

  • Adding French and Dutch translations (Credit to Jan Spoelstra for the Dutch translations).
  • Fixing path issue while laoding the text domain.
  • Added credit section to the readme file.
  • Changed name of bundled classes to avoid name colisions.

Version 1.3.4

  • Enable an 'auto' mode for the width of the recommendations in order to accomodate responsive themes. However, it won't work in some occasion where the width of the parent cannot be calculated. To activate it just use 'auto' as the recommendations width.

Version 1.3.3

  • Updating the css version.

Version 1.3.2

  • Forcing clear: none on recommendations blockquote otherwise the scroller might not work.
  • Adding support for linking to recommender's profiles in the template and adding the fields in the default list of fields. If you want to add that to your output make sure to change the recommendations-recieved field to recommendations-received:(recommendation-text,recommender:(first-name, last-name,public-profile-url)).

Version 1.3.1

  • Upgrading the widget to use WP_Widget class, enabling several widgets instances.
  • Modified the script and CSS to be more respectful of theming.

Version 1.3

  • Added the possibility to select the profile language in the settings and the [li_profile] shortcode.

Version 1.2.1

  • Added a test to avoid PHP error when no recommendations.

Version 1.2.0

  • Removed some unecessary code that prevented the fetching of some profile fields.
  • Moved the inclusion of the default CSS to the template to enable one to remove and totally replace it.
  • Added the option to provide a field attribute to the [li_profile] shortcode to override the list from the settings and enable having several different profiles.

Version 1.1.0

  • Adding the interval attribute to the shortcode and the widget to control the scroller's speed.

Version 1.0.2

  • Changing version of jQuery Tools to avoid conflicting with WP's jQuery.
  • Adding a sidebar widget with the recommendation slider.

Version 1.0.1

  • Removing left over HTML comment in recommendations template file.

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial release.

Requires: 2.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 6,000+


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