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The Parse.ly plugin real-time and historical analytics to your content through a platform designed and built for digital publishing.



  • Maintenance release with multiple changes needed for WordPress VIP inclusion
  • Migrated to WP Settings API
  • Various syntax changes in line with Automattic's guidelines
  • Removed the tracker_implementation option, plugin now uses Standard implementation for all installs
  • Updated much of the copy in settings page
  • Updated screenshots


  • Added support for new option - "Use Categories as Tags"
  • Fixed bug that caused wp-admin bar to be hidden when "Do not track authenticated in users" was selected
  • Fixed WP category logic bug that failed on users with custom post types


  • Added early support for post tags
  • Fixed permalink errors on category/author/tag pages
  • Added version output to both templates and settings pages
  • Renamed API key to Site ID to avoid confusion


  • Added option to not track or not track authenticated users (default is to not track authenticated users)
  • Removed async implementation option
  • Updated API key retrieval instructions
  • Added activation/deactivation hooks
  • null categories are now set to "Uncategorized"


  • Support for using top-level categories for posts instead of the first active post the plugin finds
  • parsely-page meta tag now outputs it's value using 'content' attribute instead of 'value'
  • Minor fixes to outputting to use proper WordPress functions


  • Added ability to add prefix to content IDs
  • Ensured plugin only uses long tags <?php instead of <?
  • Security updates to prevent HTML/JavaScript injection attacks (values are now sanitized)
  • Better error checking of values for API key / implementation method
  • Bug fixes


  • Initial version
  • Support for parsely-page and JavaScript on home page and published pages and posts as well as archive pages (date/author/category/tag)

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0.8
Last Updated: 1 year ago
Active Installs: 200+


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