[wp-hackers] Plugin Pre-Release
warproof at warproof.com
Thu May 29 02:29:32 GMT 2008
In the next few days, I plan to release a new plugin for Wordpress. It
provides a Wordpress interface to the Featurific website plugin, a
plugin designed to provide main-page slideshows for featured posts -
similar to the featured stories/products slideshows on time.com,
walmart.com, etc.*** (See the end of this email for more info on
Although I am an experienced programmer, this is my first Wordpress
plugin. I've tested it and found it to work on Wordpress 2.3+.
However, I'm sure I've overlooked something. Would you mind installing
it on a test installation and providing any feedback you might have?
Once activated, the plugin can be configured on the Settings ->
Featurific page. (I was going to put this page within the "Plugins"
menu, but I read on Codex that the recommended location for config pages
like this is in "Settings". However, given recent list discussion, I'm
no longer sure where to put the config page! :) )
Anyway, thanks again for any feedback you might have,
***Some background on Featurific: The plugin is a flash-based
gallery/slideshow that displays rotating screens of the host site's
featured stories. (Similar rotators can be seen on msn.com,
nationalgeographic.com, walmart.com, etc). Featurific requires a fair
amount of configuration to get it working which is the motivation for
this plugin. Following the awesome precedent of Wordpress' 5 minute
installation, Featurific for Wordpress handles all configuration and
installation when the plugin is enabled. However, power users are still
allowed to tweak configuration and override any parameters.
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