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YD Featured Box Widget

Description

Quick and simple featured boxes as widgets

Adds a widget to display a square or rectangular block in the form of an image, title, and subtitle
pointing to a specific post, page, category or theme.

Nice CSS styling. Recommended for inclusion in “magazine styled” home pages.

Multi-widget is supported, so that numerous articles or categories can be featured in a sidebar or home page template.

You can use the provided additional stylesheet, or customize your own.

Base package includes .pot file for translation of the interface, and English and French versions.

Translation

If you want to contribute to a translation of this plugin, please drop me a line by e-mail or leave a comment
on the plugin’s page.
You will get credit for your translation in the plugin file and this documentation, as well as a link on this page and on my developers’ blog.

Active support

Drop me a line on my YD Recent Posts Widget plugin support site to report bugs, ask for specific feature or improvement, or just tell me how you’re using the plugin.
It’s still in an active development stage, with new features coming out on a regular basis.

Revisions

  • 0.1.0. Initial beta release of 2010/10/14
  • 0.1.1. Minor bug fixes, framework update 2010/10/25
  • 0.1.2. Minor bug fixes, framework update 2010/10/25
  • 0.1.3. Minor bug fixes, framework update 2010/10/26

Did you like it?

Drop me a line on http://www.yann.com/en/wp-plugins/yd-featured-block-widget

And… please rate this plugin –>

Installation

WordPress automatic installation is fully supported and recommended.

For manual installation:

  1. Unzip yd-featured-block-widget.zip
  2. Upload the yd-featured-block-widget directory and all its contents into the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Use the widget admin page to add the widget to one of your sidebars and configure it

For specific installations, some more information might be found on the YD Featured Box Widget plugin support page

FAQ

Where should I ask questions?

http://www.yann.com/en/wp-plugins/yd-featured-block-widget

Use comments.

I will answer only on that page so that all users can benefit from the answer.
So please come back to see the answer or subscribe to that page’s post comments.

Puis-je poser des questions et avoir des docs en français ?

Oui, l’auteur est français.
(“but alors… you are French?”)

What is your e-mail address?

It is mentioned in the comments at the top of the main plugin file. However, please prefer comments on the plugin page (as indicated above) for all non-private matters.

Reviews

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Contributors & Developers

“YD Featured Box Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.1.0

  • Initial release

0.1.1

  • Minor bug fixes, framework update 2010/10/25

0.1.2

  • Minor bug fixes, framework update 2010/10/25

0.1.3

  • Minor bug fixes, framework update 2010/10/26