Custom Taxonomies Menu Widget Changelog

This is the Changelog for the Custom Taxonomies Menu Widget plugin for WordPress. Links to other resources for this plugin can be found in the menu in the sidebar.

Current version of the plugin is: 1.3.1

Changes are categorised as follows:
Bug fix: means that something was broken and has been fixed
Enhance: means code has been improved either for better optimisation, code organisation, or compatibility with wider use cases, etc
Feature: means new user functionality has been added


  • Released 16 December 2013
  • Enhance: Wp 3.8 minimum version required
  • Bug fix: Tweaked admin CSS to fix new-look WP 3.8 Dashboard styles


  • Released 6 May 2013
  • Enhance: Added new control panel options for Terms Handling, which determine how the plugin should treat new terms added to a taxonomy since the last time the widget options were Saved by the user
  • Enhance: Major re-write to integrate options and to treat new terms added to a taxonomy since last Save
  • Enhance: SGR_CTMW_DOMAIN deprecated
  • Bug fix: Changed textdomain to string 'sgr-ctmw', no longer Constant
  • Bug fix: Improved sanitisation/validation when widget options are saved


  • Readme.txt updated 1 April 2013
  • Released 1 January 2012
  • Bug fix: Fixed PHP data type error


  • Released 29 December 2011
  • Bug fix: Fixed PHP error on upgrade with $known_terms returning NULL


  • Released 28 December 2011
  • Bug fix: Now ignores taxonomies with no terms
  • Bug fix: Fixed missing internationalisation for strings in the widget form
  • Bug fix: Enqueues admin CSS properly now
  • Enhance: Upped minimum WP version requirement to 3.2 - upgrade!
  • Enhance: Widget sub-class now uses PHP5 constructor
  • Enhance: Widget control form made wider, less scrolling required for long taxonomy checklist
  • Enhance: Added activation hook function for WP version check, deprecated SGR_CTMW_WP_VERSION_REQ constant
  • Enhance: sgr_ctmw_wp_version_check() deprecated
  • Enhance: sgr_ctmw_admin_notices() deprecated
  • Enhance: Added SGR_CTMW_HOME for plugin's homepage url on studiograsshopper
  • Enhance: Plugin files reorganised, sgr-ctmw-admin-core.php no longer used
  • Feature: 'hide_empty' options added, to allow display of empty terms in the menu
  • Feature: New terms are now automatically added to menu, and 'checked' in the widget form


  • Released 1 March 2011
  • Bug fix: Removed debug code form sgr_ctmw_wp_version_check() function


  • Released 4 November 2010
  • Feature: Added option to hide Taxonomy title
  • Feature: Added option to select whether or not to display terms as a hierarchy


  • Public release 9 October 2010