Content Blocks (Custom Post Widget)

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3.1.1 2020-04-06
3.1 2020-04-06

You can now use a custom html tag to wrap the content block when using a shortcode. See https://wordpress.org/support/topic/add-support-for-spans/ for more information and usage.

3.0.4 2018-09-10
3.0.3 2017-12-01

Added the option to show the featured image in when using the shortcode. Add featured_image=yes to the shortcode to show it: [content_block featured_image=yes]. By default the medium image size is displayed, you can change it like this: [content_block featured_image=yes featured_image_size=full].

3.0.2 2017-07-12

Tested for WordPress 4.8 compatibility.

3.0.1 2017-03-24

Added html sanitizing to the Content Block post titles. Thanks to @palpatine1976 for bringing this to my attention.

3.0 2017-03-01

Renamed the plugin to Content Blocks to better reflect the purpose.

2.9 2017-01-03

Removed the admin notice, added donation link to plugin overview page. Shortcodes are now displayed on the content block edit screen, thanks to Remkus for suggesting this feature.

2.8.5 2016-01-29

Fix for minor compatibility issue when using the Slider Revolution plugin

2.8.4 2015-12-28

You can now optionally show the post title when using the shortcode by adding title=yes to the shortcode

2.8.3 2015-12-09

Added Hebrew translation as provided by Daniel Cohen Gindi

2.7.9 2015-08-19

Changed method for creating the widget in preparation of PHP7 support.

2.7.5 2015-03-12

Updated branding and language files.

2.7.4 2015-01-21

The shortcode now includes the slug of the content block (which is still optional), see https://wordpress.org/support/topic/shortcodes-using-slug-name-rather-than-id for more information on this.

2.7.3 2014-12-30
2.7.2 2014-12-29

The post status is now used for displaying the content blocks in the widget areas, only published content blocks are now displayed. Thanks to tmbdesign.co.uk for suggesting this change.

2.6 2014-09-19

Added the possibility for using the content block slug in the shortcode.

2.5.7 2014-06-09

Changed the way the button above the content editor is inserted. For background see: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/soliloquy-conflict-1?replies=2

2.5.6 2014-06-08

Changed the way the button above the content editor is inserted. For background see: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/soliloquy-conflict-1?replies=2

2.5.5 2014-06-07

Changed the way the button above the content editor is inserted. For background see: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/soliloquy-conflict-1?replies=2

2.5.4 2014-04-03
2.5.3 2014-03-24

Added filter to 'public' value of the content_block post type to make it possible to use the Visual Composer plugin. See support topic: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/make-post-type-public

2.5.2 2014-03-21

Changed require to require_once in custom-post-widget.php to solve a possible issue reported by John Sundberg. Updated SE translation files as provided by Andreas Larsson.

2.5.1 2014-03-20
2.5 2014-03-18
2.4.5 2014-01-15
2.4.3 2013-12-12

Changed the way the shortcode button above the editor is called.

2.4.2 2013-11-20
2.4.1 2013-11-20
2.3.5 2013-11-06

Added the option to use your own widget template file as suggested by flynsarmy. See http://wordpress.org/support/topic/patch-custom-widget-frontends?replies=1 for more information.

2.3.4 2013-10-17

Added pt_BR translation files as kindly provided by Ronaldo Chevalier.

2.3.3 2013-08-01
2.3.2 2013-07-29

Removed hardcoded plugins folder path

2.3.1 2013-07-11

Removed call to CUSTOM_POST_WIDGET_DIR

2.3 2013-07-10

Various bugfixes and improvements.

2.0.2 2013-02-03

Small fix for issue with the css filepath of the editor icon. Thanks to user zudobug for reporting this issue.

2.0.1 2013-02-03

Updated Dutch translation file.

2.0 2013-01-06

Fix for bug caused by the 'Advanced Custom Fields' plugin. Thanks to creativexperience for troubleshooting this issue. Cleanup of lightbox popup, changed all instances of query_posts to get_post and get_posts. Support for featured image in custom post widget area.

1.9.8 2012-08-03

Fix for error when using shortcode with the WPML plugin

1.9.7 2012-07-25

Added featured image support and now using query_posts instead of get_post

1.9.6 2012-07-20

Fixed debug notices when dragging a new content block to the widget areas and removed the add content block shortcode from the content block editing screen.

1.9.5 2012-07-19

Added the option to disable apply_filters on the content to prevent issues with misbehaving plugins. I would have rather not added this, but it appears many plugin developers do not know how to properly use filters (see http://pippinsplugins.com/playing-nice-with-the-content-filter/).

1.9.4 2012-07-18

Added the option to disable apply_filters on the content to prevent issues with misbehaving plugins. I would have rather not added this, but it appears many plugin developers do not know how to properly use filters (see http://pippinsplugins.com/playing-nice-with-the-content-filter/).

1.9.3 2012-06-27

Minor bugfix and added the French translation which was created by Alexandre Simard (http://brocheafoin.biz/).

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1.9.2 2012-06-13

Now includes Polish language files as created by Kuba Skublicki.

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1.8 2012-02-23
1.9 2012-02-23

The content blocks can now be translated using the WPML plugin, thanks to Jonathan Liuti (http://unboxed-logic.com/). Thanks to Vitaliy Kaplya (http://www.dasayt.com/) a Russian translation has been added to the plugin.

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1.8.6 2011-11-07

Minor bugfix for edit link in widget.

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1.8.5 2011-11-07

This release is to fix an issue with the WordPress plugin repository.

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1.8.4 2011-11-06
1.8.3 2011-07-09

The widget now emulates the $post loop. This means you can now make use of WordPress functionality such as inserting a [gallery]. Thanks to Jari Pennanen for providing the code.

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1.8.1 2011-06-07
1.7 2011-05-06

This release fixes all the debug error messages Yoast discovered when reviewing this plugin. As requested by Tony Allsopp the option of using the shortcode [content_block id

1.6 2011-04-27

The Custom Post Widget plugin is now using the more efficient get_post instead of query_posts to display the content block on the page. A code example for this change has been graciously provided by Paul de Wouters.

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1.5 2011-03-31

Thanks to Caspar Huebinger the plugin now has its own icon and as requested by Stephen James the author field has been added to the Content Block edit screen.

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1.4 2011-02-26

The plugin has been translated into Dutch and German. Hat tip: Caspar Hübinger - glueckpress.com

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1.2 2011-02-25

Added a checkbox in the widget to make it possible to show the custom post title in the widget area

1.2.1 2010-12-24

The widget title now uses $before_title and $after_title to generate the appropriate tags to display it on the page. Hat tip: Etienne Proust.

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1.1.1 2010-11-23

Added showposts=-1 to the post query to display more than 10 custom posts in the widget configuration select box.

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1.1 2010-11-15
1.0 2010-11-15

First release

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