Aesop Story Engine

Suite of components that enables the creation of interactive longform stories in WordPress.

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Aesop Story Engine is a suite of open-sourced tools and components that empower developers and writers to build feature-rich, interactive, long-form storytelling themes for WordPress. At the heart of ASE are the suite of storytelling multimedia components, which are created on the fly while crafting posts within WordPress. https://aesopstoryengine.com Utilizing these components, writers and developers can build feature-rich, visually compelling WordPress posts and themes. Demos and More Info https://aesopstoryengine.com/about/ ** Check the latest new features of Aesop Story Engine ** https://aesopstoryengine.com/blog/ Horizontal Gallery: [https://aesopstoryengine.com/uncategorized/new-aesop-gallery-type-horizontal-gallery/] (https://aesopstoryengine.com/uncategorized/new-aesop-gallery-type-horizontal-gallery/) Gutenberg Support: New Feature for v 1.10.0 Aesop blocks are found under the category “Aesop Story Engine” Panorama Mode: New features v 1.9.10 https://aesopstoryengine.com/releases/new-aesop-feature-panorama-image/ Chapter Styles: New features v 1.9.9 https://aesopstoryengine.com/releases/new-chapter-styles-aesop-1-9-9-features/ Reveal Animation: New features of Aesop Story Engine v 1.9.6 https://aesopstoryengine.com/releases/aesop-story-engine-1-9-6-new-features/ Audio – Display an audio player with support for MP3 that can be optionally hidden. This is great for showcasing audio interviews. Video – Showcase a fullscreen video with support for Kickstarter, Viddler, YouTube, Vimeo, Daily Motion, and Blip.TV with support for captions and alignment. Content – The content component is a multi-purpose component that can display a background image, background color, or can split the content into multiple magazine type columns. Character – Display a character avatar, title, and small bio to help readers be reminded of key story characters. Gallery –...

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  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.8.1 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates less than 50 database tables
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  • Frequently updated The plugin was not updated at least once in the last 90 days
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About Aesop Story Engine

Description

Aesop Story Engine is a suite of open-sourced tools and components that empower developers and writers to build feature-rich, interactive, long-form storytelling themes for WordPress. At the heart of ASE are the suite of storytelling multimedia components, which are created on the fly while crafting posts within WordPress. https://aesopstoryengine.com Utilizing these components, writers and developers can build feature-rich, visually compelling....

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Performance

Memory Usage

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- 0.17s
/(front page)
- 0.31s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0.15s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
- 0.08s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.07s
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.07s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.39s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.06s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
- 0.33s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
- 0.47s
/wp-admin/upload.php
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+ 262.54KB
/ (front page)
+ 14.06KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 19.1KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 19.31KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 62.8KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 53.92KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 19.88KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 19.92KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 17.44KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 57.39KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 57.41KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 19.78KB
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Frequently Updated

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  • [21-Oct-2021 22:26:42 UTC] PHP Deprecated: block_categories is deprecated since version 5.8.0! Use block_categories_all instead. in /wp-includes/functions.php on line 5586
  • [21-Oct-2021 22:26:42 UTC] PHP Deprecated: block_categories is deprecated since version 5.8.0! Use block_categories_all instead. in /wp-includes/functions.php on line 5586
  • [21-Oct-2021 22:26:47 UTC] PHP Deprecated: block_categories is deprecated since version 5.8.0! Use block_categories_all instead. in /wp-includes/functions.php on line 5586

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