Blogroll Widget with RSS Feeds

Version: 2.2

Version : 2.2

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Displays the recent posts of your blogroll links via RSS Feeds in a customizable sidebar widget

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This WordPress Widget allows you to display the recent posts of your blogroll links via RSS Feeds as a sidebar widget. The Plugin works without Javascript and without AJAX. It uses the WordPress standard links database and honors the visible and target settings as defined for each link (private links are not shown, links are displayed in the same or in a new window as specified). The Plugin is easy to install, the Widget is simple to use and highly customizable. You can simply switch on / off, select or type in the various configurations and settings. You can configure this Widget in the WordPress Appearance Widgets SubPanel as follows: add an own title to the sidebar widget define how many items you want to display choose the link category of the items (all links or one of your link categories) select the item order (link name ascending, link name descending, link id ascending, link id descending, random order) show the images entered to the respective links or let the plugin generate website thumbnails (via m-software.de) – NOT RECOMMENDED, as this service does not work properly anymore! define the image size show blogroll links add the ‘rel=nofollow’ attribute to the blogroll links define how many feed post links you want to display choose if you want to shorten the feed...

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About Blogroll Widget with RSS Feeds

Description

This WordPress Widget allows you to display the recent posts of your blogroll links via RSS Feeds as a sidebar widget. The Plugin works without Javascript and without AJAX. It uses the WordPress standard links database and honors the visible and target settings as defined for each link (private links are not shown, links are displayed in the same or....

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Performance

Memory Usage

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- 0.01s
/(front page)
- 0.08s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0.15s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.09s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.08s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.07s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.15s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.03s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/upload.php
- 0.15s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

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- 5.05KB
/ (front page)
- 7.68KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 1.04KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 1.25KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 1.18KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 1.18KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 1.14KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 1.18KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 10.56KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 2.02KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 1.18KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 1.12KB

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  • The plugin has not been updated in the last 90 days.

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  • [17-Oct-2019 09:59:48 UTC] PHP Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Blogroll_Widget_RSS has a deprecated constructor in /wp-content/plugins/blogroll-rss-widget/blogroll-widget-rss.php on line 21
  • [17-Oct-2019 09:59:48 UTC] PHP Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /wp-content/plugins/blogroll-rss-widget/blogroll-widget-rss.php on line 330
  • [17-Oct-2019 09:59:49 UTC] PHP Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /wp-content/plugins/blogroll-rss-widget/blogroll-widget-rss.php on line 330

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