Serial Posts Changelog

This is the Changelog for the Serial Posts 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: 1.3.2

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 31 March 2015
  • Bug fix: Cleaned up some code
  • Enhance: Updated readme re tested WP version compatibility


  • Released 15 April 2013
  • Bug fix: Fix undefined constant to prevent "unexpected characters" error message on activation
  • Bug fix: Fix Serial Posts list Heading logic in serial_posts_build()


  • Released 29 March 2013
  • Enhance: Code re-write to improve organisation of functions, etc, updated code docs
  • Enhance: Added activation hook to check WP minimum version
  • Enhance: Changed textdomain calls to text, rather than constant, in _e() and __() functions
  • Enhance: Moved all file includes and add_action/add_filter calls to _init function
  • Enhance: Removed the plugin's own admin CSS/JS. It was unnecessary to have this.
  • Feature: Detailed Contextual Help now added to the plugin's Settings page.
  • Bug fix: Fixed undefined index warnings when outputting list (get_option call missing)
  • Bug fix: Added isset() checks to checkbox optiosn when outputting list, to avoid undefined index errors


  • Released 4 January 2012
  • Bug fix: Fixed reset notice from appearing when it shouldn't


  • Released 3 January 2012
  • Bug fix: Fixed settings not saving/resetting
  • Bug fix: Temporarily disabled contextual help due to WP 3.3 incompatibility
  • Enhance: Added SGR_SERP_HOME constant


  • Released 21 January 2010
  • Bug fix: li tags now output with class name "serial-posts-list-item"
  • Bug fix: Corrected sanitisation of ul_class option
  • Feature: Added dropdown option to allow either UL or OL tag for list
  • Feature: Added class name "serial-posts-heading" to list's h3 tag


  • Released 16 December 2009
  • Feature: Tidied up Internationalisation
  • Feature: Added Settings API functions for admin page
  • Bug fix: Improved options sanitisation and db query security
  • Feature: Reorganised code into files
  • Bug fix: Can now be used with Pages as well as Posts
  • Bug fix: Added global $post to main function
  • Feature: Added "Hide Serial name" option in Options page
  • Feature: Code upgraded, now requires WP 2.8+


  • Released 31 December 2008
  • Feature: Added shortcode [serialposts]
  • Bug fix: Fixed xhtml output error


  • Released 17 December 2008
  • Public release