Featured Articles PRO – v.2.4.9

Featured Articles PRO comes with new options, 2 new themes that are video enabled and responsive and an overall improvement regarding user interaction. Below is the complete change log for this version.

  1. Multibyte characters support;
  2. Image preloaders in slideshows (available as option in slideshow administration);
  3. Support for Font Awesome library (if slideshow theme asks for it from theme functions page);
  4. Themes can now manipulate video size to cover the whole slide area if needed;
  5. New options under theme editing to customize the preview;
  6. Compatibility with WPTouch PRO;
  7. Images can now be resized to exact dimensions instead of only using WordPress’s registered sizes;
  8. New template function to display author name in slideshows with or without link to its posts page (includes display option in slideshow editing page);
  9. Touch swipe left/right navigation in slideshows;
  10. 2 new slideshow themes: Accordion and Carousel that are video enabled and responsive;
  11. Subpages in slides (must be allowed by setting a constant inside the plugin internal code).
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Featured Articles evolved – V2.4 now available

If you are one of the existing users of FeaturedArticles Lite you know what we are talking about. If you’re not, read on.

Over the past months we’ve been working on updating FeaturedArticles to a better, easier to use WordPress plugin for creating slideshows on your blog. Things are pretty straight forward; all you need to do is choose the content to be displayed into a certain slideshow, be it posts, pages or mixed content. Since we got to mixed content, now you can create slideshows that have both posts and pages and on top of that, custom slides for your slideshow created from within the plugin. Main advantage for custom slides is that they will display exactly as they are written into WordPress’s editor without any changes, tag stripping or anything.

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