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October 28th, 2010 Anyfeed Slideshow: An Introduction

Anyfeed Slideshow LogoI am very pleased to announce my first independently published project: The Anyfeed Slideshow. This one has been a long time in the making, which started from the desire to display images from an RSS feed on a blog at the office. The idea spawned, that no other plug-in had the capability of taking any RSS feed and extracting a slide show from it, so I went to work.

The plug-in has been tested on a few different systems, all with good results. After some consideration, I added a general public license to the code and looked into registering the plug-in with WordPress. Lo and behold, as of today, the plug-in is officially published on WordPress.org, and available for download from within supporting WordPress blogs.

I’ve already had my first bug found and fixed- It would seem that single image RSS feeds wouldn’t start playing. This has since been fixed and released! Another issue reported was the error “Cannot write RSS feed”, which means the script may not have permission to write to the temp folder. That might require a proxy script to pull the file live, instead of storing and caching it locally.

In any event, I’m totally stoked.

7 Comments Written by at 11:31 am
  1. Tino
    October 28th, 2010 1:07 pm

    sounds great and i will test your plugin. is it possible to hack your plugin in the sidebar with an php code?

  2. Tino
    October 28th, 2010 1:16 pm

    hi an thanks for the quick response.
    i dont use the sidebar widget. i write the php code in the sidebar.php
    like this ?php if ( function_exists('insert_newsticker') ) { insert_newsticker(); } ?
    for my newsticker.
    sorry for my bad english :)

  3. Ola
    November 16th, 2010 5:28 am

    Hello there!
    Great plugin but I can't show "advanced options". Why?

    Regards, Ola

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