Having been kicking around the exciting world of installing and customizing WordPress, I felt it was high time I launched myself into the even more exciting world of developing for WordPress. And here’s what I’ve come up with:
Both of these are widgets that do basically the same thing, so I’ll describe them together here.
In developing the new Wharton Magazine blog, we needed a widget to display the Editor’s most recent post. I poked around for a bit, and realized that there really wasn’t a plugin to handle this, so the need for one was obvious. After getting the basics down, I decided that it actually had more applications than just a single post, and started adding features.
So, the end result is two widgets. Enter a title, select the user/category you want to display, enter the number of posts to display, and select if you want to display a link to the user/category and the time and date. Not complicated to use and does just what it says it does.
Before I release it to the WordPress Plugins Codex, I’d like to see if anyone wants a shot at debugging or can offer any tips or suggestions. Files are at the links above, and thanks in advance!