WordPress Post Expirator 1.2 Released

Changes in version 1.2:

  • Changed wording from "Expiration Date" to "Post Expirator" and moved the configuration options to the "Settings" tab.
  • Added shortcode tag to display the post expiration date within the post
    • Added new setting for the default format
  • Fixed bug where expiration date was removed when a post was auto saved

It can be downloaded at the WordPress Plugins Page.  Enjoy!

4 thoughts on “WordPress Post Expirator 1.2 Released”

  1. Aaron,

    Thanks for your work we benefit from. Can you describe what the bug was you encountered when posts were autosaved? We are having a similar problem with a plugin that adds a meta box and loses its information on autosave or future-dated posts.

    Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,
    Chad

  2. I am hooking into the save_post action. This action gets called on auto save as well. But since I am piggy backing on the save action to update the meta, when the auto save fires, it does not do a full form submit, so the post expirator data was being lost.

    What I did was added a hidden form variable and did a check for that variable in my book into the save_post action and only allowed it to continue if it was present.

    hope this helps!

  3. Great Plugin. Thanks a lot!
    I have an enhancement request for the next release;

    How about more options for the post/page to be set to like pending, Private or even change the category?

    Thanks again,
    Rob

    PS – I Love woot but never got the random bag of crap. I may now!

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