This plugin gives you possibility to create bullet lists for your posts. You can choose as many lists as you want and for each list you can select categories to include or to exclude posts.
Your posts can be randomized or sord by date. With title you can chose to show date or number of comments.
Lists can be show wherever you want — above or below posts, in archive, or on single post or page. Also, you can put a widget in a sidbar. You can choose to show lists only on first page or not.
You can modify your themplate to display list of post, add for single column or for multiple columns. If you want to show a list on one page (or post) you can use a shortcode [mm-breaking-news] when you write and the whole bullet list will be displayed.
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- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
<?php if (function_exists('mm_bnlist')) mm_bnlist() ?>in your templates. If you would like to show posts in multiple columns use
<?php if (function_exists('mm_bnlist_multi')) mm_bnlist_multi(N) ?>instead (where N is the number of columns).
- Edit CSS file in plugin folder. You must edit mm-bnlist.css if you want to display more than two columns.
- In WordPress menu go to ‘Setting / MM Breaking News’ and configure plugin
- Why one more “latest post” similar plugin?
Other plugins didn’t have options I need. And… it’s my first plugin 🙂
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Contributors & Developers
“MM-Breaking News” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
2015-03-13, version 0.7.9
Update for WordPress 4.1.1
2012-11-04, ver 0.7.8 Add: change time format and customize time display using CSS 2012-11-04, ver 0.7.7 Add: you can display post time instead of bullet list Bugfix: too many warnings in error log 2012-10-09, ver 0.7.6 Bugfix & version compatibility 2012-02-27, ver 0.7.5 Add: Widget custom CSS classes (now you can style display the way you like) Add: Number of posts to display in widget Some minor bug fixes. 2010-07-11, ver 0.7.1 Bugfix: widget style and settings 2010-07-06, ver 0.7 Add: display lists of posts in multiple columns Add: custom date/time format There are changes in CSS classes and IDs. Your custom CSS can be broken after update. Code, speed, size optimization. 2010-04-02, ver 0.6.5 Add: widget Bugfix: multilanguage posts 2010-01-30, ver 0.6.3 Bugfix: wrong post date 2010-01-14, ver 0.6.2 Bugfix: problem with links 2010-01-13, ver 0.6.1 Bugfix: problems with placement of shortcode content. 2010-01-13, ver 0.6 Added shortcode [mm-breaking-news] for displaying a list in a page/post 2009-12-25, ver 0.5.3 Bugfix: WordPress 2.9 2009-04-03, ver 0.5.2 Bugfix: problem with CSS file 2009-03-6, ver 0.5 Uploaded to WordPress.org