FV Community News 3.0 Alpha 2

A second alpha version is available now!

New in this version:

  • The settings page is up and running.
    • Moderation options for a submitted article.
    • Send a notification email when an article is posted (NYI).
    • Allow/disallow anonymous posting.
    • Modify the base slugs.
    • Enable/disable Akismet on community news articles.
  • Simple post ratings are now implemented.
  • Akismet integration (the official akismet plugin is required).
  • An optional ‘View All’ link is added to the view posts widget.
  • Compatibility with WordPress 3.2.
  • Anonymous tags are fixed.
  • Updating a post will no longer reset the author data to the user who updated the post.
  • Improved theme compatibility (still needs some work).
  • More (minor) improvements and bug fixes.

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FV Community News 3.0 Alpha Preview 1

A little while ago I talked about a complete new version of the FV Community News plugin. This version will take advantage of the custom post type that WordPress supports. Today an alpha preview is available for you to see what direction the plugin is going into. Keep in mind that this version is not for use on a live website, since it can and probably will contain bugs! Read more…

Feature Requests

Have a great idea for one of my WordPress Plugins? Now is your chance to get it implemented! Simply create an account, and post your idea on the forums. Read more…

Community News – Custom Templates

With the latest version of the Community News plugin, customizing the templates had been brought to a whole new level.
It is true that you are not able to simple edit the looks in your WP-Admin anymore, but instead there are simple PHP templates included with the plugin that you can easily modify.
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FV Community News 2.0 – Beta 2

I am very pleased to announce that the plugin has reached a new milestone!

Since the last update there have been significant changes. For people who like to browse the code, as well as for the default users who just like to use the plugin. Read more…

FV Community News 2.0 Public Beta

The beta has been around for a while now, and since no major bugs have been discovered yet, I decided to make it public.

The first thing I decided to do with the plugin is remove some `useless` features. Mostly these are settings hardly anyone uses and just confuses people. What I want is the plugin to be super easy to use, not to much trouble with configuring and other stuff should be necessary. Read more…