Widget Announcements

azurecurveClassicPress PluginsWidget Announcements

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# Description

Announce holidays, events, achievements and notable historical figures in a widget.

Announcements can be made:
* One off
* Monthly
* Annually
* Good Friday
* Easter Sunday
* Easter Monday
* Monthly on the nth day (e.g. 2nd Wednesday)
* Annually on the nth day of the month (e.g. 4th Thursday November)

Announcements are created as a custom post type and can have details, an image and additional text after the image.

Integrates with [To Twitter](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/to-twitter/) from [azurecurve](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/) for automatic tweeting of announcement each time the announcement is made and a retweet after a specified amount of time.

# Installation Instructions

* Download the latest release of the plugin from [GitHub](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/latest/).
* Upload the entire zip file using the Plugins upload function in your ClassicPress admin panel.
* Activate the plugin.
* Configure relevant settings via the settings page in the admin control panel (azurecurve menu).

# Screenshots

1. Create new announcement in the custom post type.
2. Add widget to widget area and select category.
3. Widget displayed on front end when announcement meets date criteria.

# Frequently Asked Questions

### Can I translate this plugin?
Yes, the .pot file is in the plugins languages folder; if you do translate this plugin, please sent the .po and .mo files to translations@azurecurve.co.uk for inclusion in the next version (full credit will be given).

### Is this plugin compatible with both WordPress and ClassicPress?
This plugin is developed for ClassicPress, but will likely work on WordPress.

# Changelog

### [Version 1.5.2](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.5.2)
* Update azurecurve menu.
* Update readme files.

### [Version 1.5.1](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.5.1)
* Remove dev code.

### [Version 1.5.0](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.5.0)
* Update translations to escape strings.
* Update azurecurve menu and logo.

### [Version 1.4.0](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.4.0)
* Refactor settings page to be accessible using jQuery UI Tabs.

### [Version 1.3.0](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.3.0)
* Add integration with [Toggle Show/Hide](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/toggle-showhide/) from [azurecurve](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/) for read more toggle in announcements.
* Add uninstall function.
* Refactor settings page.
* Compress banners, icons and screenshots.
* Fix To Twitter integration check.

### [Version 1.2.3](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.2.3)
* Remove extraneous code.

### [Version 1.2.2](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.2.2)
* Fix incorrect default options.

### [Version 1.2.1](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.2.1)
* Fix bug with To Twitter checked.

### [Version 1.2.0](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.2.0)
* Add integration with [To Twitter](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/to-twitter/) from [azurecurve](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/) for automatic tweeting and retweeting of announcements.
* Fix bug with population of default options.

### [Version 1.1.1](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.1.1)
* Fix incorrect Download link.

### [Version 1.1.0](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.1.0)
* Update handling of announcement image in widget.
* Add default size for announcement image in widget.

### [Version 1.0.1](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.0.1)
* Fix bug with excerpt label changing for all post types, not just the custom post type.

### [Version 1.0.0](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-widget-announcements/releases/tag/v1.0.0)
* Initial release.

# About azurecurve

**azurecurve** was one of the first plugin developers to start developing for ClassicPress; all plugins are available from [azurecurve Development](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/) and are integrated with the [Update Manager plugin](https://directory.classicpress.net/plugins/update-manager) for fully integrated, no hassle, updates.

Some of the other plugins available from **azurecurve** are:
* Breadcrumbs – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/breadcrumbs/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-breadcrumbs/releases/latest/)
* Check Plugin Status – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/check-plugin-status/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-check-plugin-status/releases/latest/)
* Estimated Read Time – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/estimated-read-time/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-estimated-read-time/releases/latest/)
* Flags – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/flags/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-flags/releases/latest/)
* Get GitHub File – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/get-github-file/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-get-github-file/releases/latest/)
* Images – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/images/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-images/releases/latest/)
* Redirect – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/redirect/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-redirect/releases/latest/)
* Theme Switcher – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/theme-switcher/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-theme-switcher/releases/latest/)
* Update Admin Menu – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/update-admin-menu/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-update-admin-menu/releases/latest/)
* Username Protection – [details](https://development.azurecurve.co.uk/classicpress-plugins/username-protection/) / [download](https://github.com/azurecurve/azrcrv-username-protection/releases/latest/)

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