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Posts Tagged ‘wordpress’


Embeds all albums from a facebook page into a wordpress page. Simply drop the shortcode and have all albums displayed automatically

Manage your wordpress photo gallery via your facebook page.
Add a photo or album to your facebook page, and have this automatically reflected on your website!

Other plugins require you to specify album id numbers to embed. This requires updating your site each time you add a new album! Use this plugin to AUTOMATICALLY embed new albums and photographs directly to your photo gallery inside wordpress.

Also works with lightbox to create lightbox effect around your facebook images while never leaving your website!

 

-In Final Development- -Coming Soon to the WP repository!-

 

So, to modify the href tag for the image widget plugin output. just open up /views/widget.php and add rel=”nofollow” inside the echo string on the 6th line. Here is a copy of my code

<?php
echo $before_widget;
if ( !empty( $title ) ) { echo $before_title . $title . $after_title; }
if ( !empty( $image ) ) {
	if ( $link ) {
		echo '<a rel="nofollow" class="'.$this->widget_options['classname'].'-image-link" href="'.$link.'" target="'.$linktarget.'">';
	}
	if ( $imageurl ) {
		echo "<img src=\"{$imageurl}\" style=\"";
		if ( !empty( $width ) && is_numeric( $width ) ) {
			echo "max-width: {$width}px;";
		}
		if ( !empty( $height ) && is_numeric( $height ) ) {
			echo "max-height: {$height}px;";
		}
		echo "\"";
		if ( !empty( $align ) && $align != 'none' ) {
			echo " class=\"align{$align}\"";
		}
		if ( !empty( $alt ) ) {
			echo " alt=\"{$alt}\"";
		} else {
			echo " alt=\"{$title}\"";					
		}
		echo " />";
	}

	if ( $link ) { echo '</a>'; }
}
if ( !empty( $description ) ) {
	$text = apply_filters( 'widget_text', $description );
	echo '<div class="'.$this->widget_options['classname'].'-description" >';
	echo wpautop( $text );			
	echo "</div>";
}
echo "<div>";
echo $after_widget;
?>
 

So, I found that my wordpress Image Widget plugin by Shane and Peter inc, was having an issue aligning in my sidebar. I noticed that when I added multiple instances of the widget, they wouldn’t line up vertically. this naturally bugged the shit out of me, so I took a look at what was going on. Turns out the widget was actually closing a div that it hadn’t opened. Basically this update (3.2.8) is creating validation errors and prematuraly closing my themes sidebar div. So, I opened up the plugin files and took a look. I started with the /views/widget.php file that the readme mentions as being the output for the frontend widget display. Looking in the file I couldn’t see where the close div tag was. it looks like it is part of the $after_widget string thats generated elsewhere in the code. so rather than spend forever looking for it. I decided to simple OPEN a new div, right in front of the call to the string. That way, I could open the div and the string would close it. Check the frontend. VERTICAL ALIGNMENT ACHIEVED! check validation, NO ERRORS! wicked….. Here is my code for the /views/widget.php file..

Note the

echo "<div>";

3rd to last line is what i added. You’ll see its right above the echo to the $after_widget string..

<?php
echo $before_widget;
if ( !empty( $title ) ) { echo $before_title . $title . $after_title; }
if ( !empty( $image ) ) {
	if ( $link ) {
		echo '<a class="'.$this->widget_options['classname'].'-image-link" href="'.$link.'" target="'.$linktarget.'">';
	}
	if ( $imageurl ) {
		echo "<img src=\"{$imageurl}\" style=\"";
		if ( !empty( $width ) && is_numeric( $width ) ) {
			echo "max-width: {$width}px;";
		}
		if ( !empty( $height ) && is_numeric( $height ) ) {
			echo "max-height: {$height}px;";
		}
		echo "\"";
		if ( !empty( $align ) && $align != 'none' ) {
			echo " class=\"align{$align}\"";
		}
		if ( !empty( $alt ) ) {
			echo " alt=\"{$alt}\"";
		} else {
			echo " alt=\"{$title}\"";
		}
		echo " />";
	}

	if ( $link ) { echo '</a>'; }
}
if ( !empty( $description ) ) {
	$text = apply_filters( 'widget_text', $description );
	echo '<div class="'.$this->widget_options['classname'].'-description" >';
	echo wpautop( $text );
	echo "</div>";
}
echo "<div>";
echo $after_widget;
?>
 

So here is the steps I used to call the GD star rating for a post and display it where I wanted. In my case it was in the LI tags of a list of all posts in a category.
You could use this to post the rating right up next to your post title with a little modification to your template.

So, What I did was I called a new wp_query and sorted it based upon the gd star rating. Then while inside the loop I used wp_gdsr_render_article where I wanted the rating to display.
Next, I went and created a custom template for the GD article rating, and I removed all the tags and header information till I was just left with the %RATING% . Next I went back to my call to wp_gdsr_render_article, and I specified my custom template ID (in my case 46) number using the argument.
My code looked like this: wp_gdsr_render_article($template_id = 46, $read_only = false, $stars_set = “”, $stars_size = 0, $stars_set_ie6 = “”, $echo = true

hopes this helps!