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Recent Global Posts Feed

Display a global feed of the latest posts from all the sites across an entire network.

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Version 3.1.1

Changelog / Translations

Version 3.1.1
  • Fixed activation bug which prevents rewrite rules flushing.
  • Added feed URL link to the plugin actions.
Changelog
Version 3.1.1
  • Fixed activation bug which prevents rewrite rules flushing.
  • Added feed URL link to the plugin actions.

Version 3.1
  • Fixed error with & in the title of a post
  • Updated translations
  • Reworked internals

Version 3.0.1
  • Fixed error on legacy feed method

Version 3
  • Updated to work with Post Indexer version 3.0

Version 2.2
  • Added title-encoding filter

Version 2.1
  • Converted to multi-use WP widget
  • Added in parameter for feed of posttype to enable setting of specific post types
  • Added field in widget to allow for posttype to be appended on to feed URL
  • Note: require post-indexer 2.1 to function correctly
  • If upgrading you may need to update the settings on existing widgets due to using new multi-use class

Version 2

    Version 1.0.5
    • 404 header bugfix

    Version 1.0.4

      Version 1.0.3
      • WPMU 2.8.2 Compatible

      Version 1.0.2
      • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

      Version 1.0.1
      • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

      Version 1
      • WPMU 2.7 Compatible
      Display a global feed of the latest posts from all the sites across an entire network.
      • Feed of latest posts from across a network
      • Creates a feed URL for sites on your network
      • Provides a simple Global Post Feed widget
      • Greater control over your user experience
      • Simple configuration and easy to use
      • Easy install and simple management

      Recent Global Posts feed takes advantage of Post Indexer to add an RSS feed of all the posts on your entire Multisite or BuddyPress network – simply, efficiently and quickly.

      This powerful plugin allows you to:
      • Creates a Post feed URL for your entire network which anyone can subscribe to
      • Provides a simple Global Post Feed widget

      Setup is easy

      Once installed your new feed is created at:

      http://yoursite.com/feed/globalpostsfeed

      You can even access custom post type feeds by visiting:

      http://yoursite.com/feed/globalpostsfeed?posttype=customposttype

      Just substitute ‘customposttype’ with your preferred post type.

      Bundled widget for easy sharing

      A built-in widget makes global feeds easy to share

      Best of all you can add a simple ‘Subscribe to our Network post feed’ by adding the Recent Global Post feed widget.

      For help with installing plugins please refer to our Plugin installation guide.

      To Install:

      1. Install the Post Indexer

      • The Post Indexer is designed to index posts on your network and needs to be installed for the Recent Global Posts Feed plugin to work.

      2. Install Recent Global Posts Feed.

      3. Once installed your new feed is created at:

      http://yoursite.com/feed/globalpostsfeed
      • You can access feeds for custom post types by using http://yoursite.com/feed/globalpostsfeed?posttype=customposttype, substituting customposttype with your custom post type
      • You can check if it is working correctly by posting some new posts and confirming they appear in your global feed.

      4.  Install Recent Global Posts Widget

      • Visit Network Admin -> Plugins to Network Activate the Recent Global Posts Widget
      • Your Recent Global Posts Widget is added to Appearance > Widgets of your main site.
      • By default, the widget is available only on the main site of your network. This behavior can be changed by following the instructions below.
      • The Recent Global Posts Feed is for public posts only. Posts from privates sites don’t appear in the feed.

      Enabling Widget for all sites

      By default the Recent Global Posts Widget is only enabled for use by the main site.

      You can enable it for all sites on your network as follows:

      1.  Open your wp-config.php file using a text editing program like EditPlus

      2.  Add the following constant to that file just before the line that says “That’s all, stop editing”
      define( 'RECENT_GLOBAL_POSTS_FEED_WIDGET_MAIN_BLOG_ONLY', false );

      3.  Save and re-upload your wp-config.php file.

      Note: if you ever want to limit the use of the widget to the main site only again, simply change “false” to “true” in the code you just added.

      To Use

      1.  Go to Appearance > Widgets
      2.  Add the Recent Global Posts Widget to your sidebar.

      3.  Check out the configuration options below:

      Known Issues

      If you are having difficulty getting your feed to validate, please go to Settings > Permalinks in your admin and click Save Changes. That will re-save your settings and updated the rewrite rules. To check if your feed validates properly, visit http://validator.w3.org/feed/

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      Recent Global Posts Feed

      Quality development and features including

      • Display global feed of latest posts from across a Multisite or BuddyPress network
      • Creates a Post feed URL for your entire network
      • Provides a simple Global Post Feed widget
      • Built for Multisite from the ground up
      • Greater control over your user experience
      • Simple configuration and easy to use
      • Easy install and simple management
      • Style-match any theme
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