Simply add short side notes to your site, showing a date, title, description and a link. An additional RSS feed provides easy syndication.
|Author:||Stephan Lenhart (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||2.3|
|WordPress version tested:||3.0.5|
|Added to WordPress repository:||15-09-2009|
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
|Total downloads:||2 768|
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This plugin provides the possibility to simply add short side notes to your WordPress blog, showing the date of publication, a title and a description. In addition the plugin provides a link to the site the side notes refers to. Simply activate it and add new side notes within the "Tools" admin panel. To show off your side notes just put
<?php get_sidenotes(); ?> in your template. For easy syndication this plugin provides an additional RSS feed. The default URL of the feed is http://example.com/feed/sidenotes.
The "Tools" page for the Sidenotes plugin: Here you can publish new side notes, edit existing ones or delete them.
The result: An example of horizontal side notes in the footer area of your site.
The "Settings" page for the Sidenotes plugin: There are many ways to customize side notes to best fit to your site.
I want to show my sidenotes in a list as it is defined by default
You have to enclose the function call
<?php get_sidenotes(); ?> with <ul> tags
Is there a demo of the plugin?
Yes of course! Just visit my homepage
- Initial version
- Bug Fix: Cyrillic language support
- Bug Fix: Display date / time in local language
- New feature: Output all (or specific number of) Sidenotes via
- Bug Fix: Update database structure from timestamp to datetime to correctly display date / time
- Bug Fix: Output of side notes entries in correct order
- Bug Fix: Output of side notes in sidenotes-rss.php – please update file in your root-directory!
- New Feature: Sidenotes RSS feed reworked to better support RSS readers (e.g. avoid HTTP 404 errors). Do NOT copy sidenotes-rss.php out of plugin-directory. This is not neccessary anymore.
Plugin uses its own database tables: