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WP Lynx

WP Lynx allows you to mimic Facebook's wall links in your WordPress posts.


Release date: November 30th, 2016

  • Behavior change: Migrated to WP HTTP class for URL parsing, removing external library dependency.
  • New feature: Support for simultaneous multiple URL fetching added.
  • New feature: Support for image previews of PDFs added for users with Imagick.
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue where Lynx Prints would not insert into the post.
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue where sites without a title tag would cause a PHP warning.


Release date: April 1st, 2016

  • Bug fix: Fixed permissions issue on settings save in the settings page.
  • Bug fix: Fixed additional PHP error in the uninstaller.


Release date: February 12th, 2016

  • Bug fix: Fixed PHP error caused by calling the wrong class in the uninstaller.
  • Bug fix: Fixed alignment issue of the main content of the settings page on WordPress 4.4.
  • Bug fix: The Lynx Print adding interface now handles server side timeouts more gracefully.


Release date: November 23rd, 2015

  • New feature: Added "Get" button to Lynx Print modal.
  • New feature: Migrated to WordPress.org Language Pack compatible textdomain.
  • Bug fix: Moved away from deprecated media_buttons_context filter.
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue where the user specified Lynx Print template was not being used when inserting Lynx Prints.
  • Bug fix: Added workaround for servers that by default send images with transport compression.
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue with adding Lynx Prints when there is more than one editor field.


Release date: September 20th, 2014

  • Behavior change: Requires PHP 5.3 or newer.
  • Behavior change: Requires WordPress 3.8 or newer.
  • New feature: New Lynx Print adding interface, a la the new media interface in WordPress 3.5.
  • New feature: Allow users to configure number of redirects followed by the scaping engine.
  • New feature: Migrate to the latest mtekk_adminKit.
  • New feature: Reorganized/written core plugin files.
  • New feature: Include minified scripts and styles for non-development environments, see SCRIPT_DEBUG.
  • Bug fix: Added workaround which should make it difficult for new Lynx Prints to be inserted within existing Lynx Prints in a post.


Release date: April 20th, 2013

  • New feature: Added support for site thumbnails using Snapito!
  • New feature: Migrated to latest mtekk_adminKit, brings new tab style to settings page.
  • New feature: Simplified and reorganized the settings page.
  • Bug fix: Fixed some PHP warnings from llynx_scrape when the scraped site did not behave as expected.
  • Bug fix: Fixed PHP warnings from llynx_scrape when the site contains img tags without src fields.


Release date: May 28th, 2012

  • New feature: Support for Open Graph protocol og:image and og:description.
  • New feature: Added a warning message on the Lynx Print adding screen alerting to thumbnails being disabled due to directory permission issues.
  • Bug fix: Improved content scraping algorithms to handle newlines in odd places (mid tag).
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue with the Show/Hide links not working correctly.


Release date: April 8th, 2012

  • Behavior change: Improved content filtering, should reduce the chances that garbage is selected as paragraph stubs.
  • Behavior change: Included style is now a separate CSS file rather than an inline CSS file.
  • Behavior change: Import/Export/Reset tab moved under the admin bar Help menu.
  • New feature: More useful Help menu, utilizing the new WordPress 3.3 Help menu.
  • Bug fix: Tabs on the settings page are now rounded for all modern browsers, including Firefox, Chrome, and IE9.
  • Bug fix: Tabs on the settings page are now remembered between setting saves (including multiple saves from within the same tab).


Release date: February 25th, 2011

  • New feature: Templated Lynx Prints now available.
  • New feature: Tinyurl URL shortening now available.
  • New feature: TinyMCE button added when in full screen editing mode.
  • New feature: Added Help tab to Lynx Print adding screen.
  • New feature: Any whitespace character may be used to separate multiple URLs.
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue where PHP warnings would arise if the remote server did not return the expected data range.
  • Bug fix: Permissions issues for the WordPress Upload directory are handled more gracefully.


Release date: November 4th, 2010

  • Bug fix: Installer now works properly for first time users.


Release date: September 27th, 2010

  • New feature: Lynx Prints are now styled in the WordPress visual editor.
  • New feature: Users are now warned if settings are out of date, allowed to do a one click settings migration.
  • New feature: Can now undo setting saves, resets, and imports.
  • Bug fix: Blank images should no longer load as thumbnail candidates.


Release date: July 28th, 2010

  • Bug fix: Improved CURL Error reporting.
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue with non UTF-8 or ASCII encoded sites.
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue with CURL and PHP in safe_mode.


Release date: June 14th, 2010

  • Initial Public Release

Requires: 4.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 2 months ago
Active Installs: 300+


4 out of 5 stars


1 of 2 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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