I just posted the files for release 1.0 of the Mint Popular Posts plugin.
I am calling it 1.0 (instead of 0.97 which had been the next sequential release number) since this is adding some nice, shiny functionality (options panel in admin to control caching and external DB, widget-capable) and since the initial release was over a year and a half ago and it is about time that it comes out of “beta”. (And since the version numbers are basically arbitrary, it doesn’t really matter anyways).
Special thanks for Ernie Oporto for his contributions of the bulk of the widget and options code.
I have just released version 0.93 of the Mint Popuplar Posts plugin for WordPress. This version adds the ability to pull your Mint data from a DB other than the database in which you have installed WordPress (the most requested feature so far). (Cre
If your Mint install is located in the same DB as your wordpress data, there is no need to install this update.
For those trying out the plugin, please let me know if you run into any problems or bugs.
Anyone have requests for the next feature to add?
Mint Popular Posts is a WordPress plugin that for use in conjunction with the Mint. Mint is a php/mysql stats program that stores data (by default) in tables in the same DB that you would use for WordPress. Thus a WP-plugin to access the stats table and return a list of the most popular posts. Continue reading