azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: URL Shortener

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is a fork of someone elses plugin which I initially created a long time ago, but am now releasing it for others to use; URL Shortener.

Functionality

This plugin allows a fucntion call to be placed on a post or page to display a short URL.

The structure of the short URL is configurable via the plugins Settings page.

Demo

Both this site and azurecurve|GP Table Reference make extensive use of this plugin.

Short URLs are automatically generated for every post, page and custom post type on post creation. Custom short URLs can be assigned to all posts.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: Toggle Show/Hide

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; Toggle Show/Hide.

Functionality

The Toggle Show/Hide shortcode allows content to be hidden until the user clicks the link. Default settings for the toggles can be set via the plugins Settings page, although these can be overridden on any toggle by setting parameters.

Demo

The Toggle Show/Hide plugin is used in numerous places on this site; the Buy My Books section on the sidebar is probably the easiest place to see this in action.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: Timelines

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; Timelines.

Functionality

The Timelines plugin allows a timeline of events to be created using a custom post type and displayed using a timeline shortcode.

Demo

You can see the timeline in action on my Experience page.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: Taxonomy Index

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; Taxonomy Index.

Functionality

The Taxonomy Index allows an index of posts included in a taxonomy to be displayed on a page using a taxonomy-index shortcode.

The default output is configurable via the plugins Settings page, but parameters can be used with the shortcode to customise.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: Tag Cloud

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; Tag Cloud.

Functionality

The Tag Cloud plugin creates a configurable widget where tags can be included or excluded from from the tag cloud. Formatting of the widget is also available.

On a multisite, this plugin can be configured at the network level and then these settings used on each site, or site settings then set.

Demo

This site uses the Tag Cloud widget in the sidebar.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: Shortcodes in Widgets

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; Shortcodes in Widgets.

Functionality

By default shortcodes cannot be used in widgets, the Shortcodes in Widgets plugin adds this functionality.

Demo

The Buy My Books section in this sites sidebar is an example of a shortcode being used in a widget; the shortcode being used is the Toggle Show/Hide one,

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: Shortcodes in Comments

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; Shortcodes in Comments.

Functionality

By default shortcodes cannot be used in comments, the Shortcodes in Comments adds this functionality; it allows a whitelist of the shrtcodes which can be used in comments and installs with the default set of shortcodes used by the BBCode plugin.

Demo

BBCode is installed on this site, so leaving a comment using a bbcode shortcode will work.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: Series Index

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; Series Index.

Functionality

The Series b=Index uses Series and Series Position custom fields to groups posts together into a series: the series-index shortcode can be used on a post to place the series index.

Defaults are configurable via the plugin Settings page, but parameters can be used to customise the output of each series index if required.

A series index post can be created using a Series Position of 0.

Additional shortcodes available are:

  • index-of-series – which allows an index of all series index posts to be displayed.
  • series-index-link – allows a link to be created back to the series index post.

This plugin integrates with the Toggle Show/Hide plugin.

Demo

This site makes extensive use of this plugin:

  • The series-index shortcode has been used to include the series index at the bottom of this post.
  • The index-of-series shortcode has been used on the Index of Series page.
  • The first paragraph of this post uses the series-index-link shortcode to create the link back to the parent post.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.

azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins: RSS Suffix

ClassicPress PluginsThis is part of the azurecurve ClassicPress Plugins which introduces the plugins I have available for ClassicPress.

The plugin I am going to cover in this post, is an existing one which has been brought up to coding standards; RSS Suffix.

Functionality

The RSS Suffix allows the site admin to define a suffix which is appended to every entry in an RSS Feed; replacable parameters can be used to, for example, allow each article to include a link back to itself.

Demo

Take a look at this sites RSS Feeds using the RSS buttons in the Social Media & Other Sites section on the sidebar.

Download

The plugin can be downloaded via my Development site.