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Testimonials Widget
[resolved] Fatal error (7 posts)

  1. biztips
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Installed the testimonials widget yesterday, worked fine. LOVE IT! (see paintingcolumbiamo.com)

    Installed again today - different domain but same theme. Am getting a fatal error message, it's near the bottom of columbiamoroofrepair.com -
    Fatal error: Call to undefined function has_post_thumbnail() in /home/postcard/public_html/columbiamoroofrepair.com/wp-content/plugins/testimonials-widget/testimonials-widget.php on line 862

    By the way, there are supposed to be 3 text boxes at the bottom of that page.

    Bought the Premium version of the plugin and activated it - no change, not sure what to try. Thanks!


  2. Michael Cannon
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Are you running an older version of WordPress? has_post_thumbnail has been in WordPress since 2.9.0.

    Could you please try using a default WordPress theme and let me know if you can use Testimonials Widget with that them?

    The donated for premium add-on only offers read more links and caching at this point. It wouldn't affect the "undefined function has_post_thumbnail" error message.

    PS: Thank you for your kind words.

  3. biztips
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Version 3.3.1 - so not TOO old, I don't think.

    If I switch to the default theme do I lose all the settings/content?

    I did notice that the other site - the one on which it's working fine - is a newer version of WP, version 3.4.2. So if I upgrade the one on which it's not working to a newer version of WP do you think that might help?

    If I try that, should I uninstall or deactivate your plugins, first?

  4. Michael Cannon
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Go for deactivating the TW plugin before upgrading WordPress.

    You can change themes without losing your widget settings and such. However, you'll probably need to create a new Testimonials Widget to test with since I don't think that 2011/2012 has footer widgets.

    Once done testing, you can use the original theme again.

  5. biztips
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I upgraded WP and now it works - didn't have to mess with the theme. THANK YOU!

  6. biztips
    Posted 3 years ago #

    One more question - can I change how quickly the testimonials change? Slow it down?

  7. Michael Cannon
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Look for the "Rotation Speed" on the widget options panel or use the refresh_interval option in shortcode to adjust the number of seconds between testimonial rotations.

    I'm adding FAQ 44 for you with this.

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