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The CAC Featured Content Widget is a plugin developed for the CUNY Academic Commons — an academic social network powered by WordPress, BuddyPress, and MediaWiki. The widget provides several useful tools for featuring selected content, such as Featured Blogs, Featured Groups, Featured Posts, Featured Members and Featured Resources. Currently the plugin will work on both single and multisite installs, but is BuddyPress dependent. It will not work on a non-BuddyPress install. The five featured content types (blog, group, post, member and resource) share a lot of the code behind the scenes. Their layouts (views) and structure are all very similar. It’s only the specific details about each that change. The admin interface for the plugin has been augmented with autocomplete functionality to help simplify administrative tasks. The featured blog address, featured group name, featured post name and featured member username will all provide results from your BuddyPress/MultiSite installation as you type. If the description provided by the chosen featured content type is not suitable, for whatever reason, the plugin offers a Custom Description text field to provide an alternative. The text entered in this field will override any description that was automatically parsed by the plugin while querying for your featured content type. This field also serves as the only description for the Featured Resource content type. The crop length...
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