BWL Post To Breaking News Manager Plugin Documentation


BWL Post To Breaking News Manager Plugin Version 1.1.0

Created: 06/12/2013
Last Edited: 12/03/2016
By: Md Mahbub Alam Khan
Email: hkhan.cse@gmail.com
Website: bluewindlab.net

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Table of Contents

  1. Quick Introduction
  2. Installation
  3. How to create a breaking news.
  4. Assign Breaking News Location.
  5. Bulk Edit Option
  6. Breaking News Widget
  7. Breaking News Settings
  8. Breaking News Shorcode
  9. Translate Plugin
  10. Upgrade Notes
  11. Change Log
  12. Credits
  13. Conclusion

A. Quick Introduction? - top

BWL Post To Breaking News Manager is a premium WordPress plugin that allows you to display unlimited number of posts as breaking news in your WordPress powered site. By using it, you can able to display breaking news ticker in any page header section, footer section and in sidebars. This plugin comes with an extensive option panel with useful features that allows you to customize ticker text color, ticker background color and other settings. Built-in Widget option allow you to show Breaking News items in sidebar of your website. It's very simple but much more efficient. Checkout Plugin outlook in WordPress site-


B. Installation: - top

- Steps:

  1. Go to plugins section in your wordpress admin panel and click Add New to install plugin.
  2. Now, upload the "bwl-breaking-news-manager.zip" file.
  3. Once it uploaded successfully you will get success message and then activate the plugin.
  4. After activating plugin, you will redirect in plugins section of WordPress admin panel and show new installed plugin information in there.
  5. Now you are ready to use BWL Post To Breaking News Manager Plugin! In left sidebar menu you will see a new section like following image.

C. How to create a breaking news? - top

There are 2 different ways for creating a post in to breaking news. Let's get started in details -

- Using Quick Edit:

You can easily marked any post as breaking news from post list "Quick edit" section. Follow the steps described in below -

  1. Go to "Posts" section from admin menu. You'll see all posts of your website. Now, In that list you will see a new column with title "breaking". Also, 2 different icons showing in following image. "Tick" means that post marked as breaking and "Cross" means that post not marked as breaking yet. So, you can easily distinguish between breaking and normal posts.

  2. Now, when you put your mouse over any of the post row you'll see few links like following image. Now, click on the "Quick Edit" link and you will get option for breaking news.

  3. If you want to marked that post as "breaking news" then select "Yes" from the drop-down list and click "Update" button. Now, your post marked as breaking news and "Cross" icon will be changed in to "Tick" icon. That's all. Very easy.

- Using Custom meta box:

You can also marked any post as breaking while you're creating or editing post. Check following steps -

  1. When you put your mouse over any post row, you will see a "Edit" link. Click on that link -
  2. Now, Just below the post details, you will see a new box with title "BWL Breaking News Settings" and a drop-down select box. If you want to make current post as breaking then select "Yes" from that drop down box and update the post and you are done.


D. Assign Breaking News Location? - top

There are 3 location(Header/Footer/Widget Area) for assigning location of breaking news. Let's get started in details -

- Using Quick Edit:

  1. Go to "Posts" section from admin menu. You'll see all posts of your website. Now, when you put your mouse over any post you will get a "Quick Edit" link. Click on that "Quick Edit Link". You will get option for "Display Location". By default value is "All Place".
  2. If you want to show that post only in header section then select "Only Header Ticker" from the drop-down list and click "Update" button. Now, your post will only show in the "Header Ticker Area". That's all. Very easy.

E. Bulk Edit Option? - top


Now, Using this feature you can easily set multiple post as a breaking new with just a single click. This feature introduced in version 1.0.1. Let's see how to user Bulk Edit option.

  1. Select posts from your post list and from "Bulk Action" drop down select "Edit" and click "Apply" button.
  2. You will get options like follwing image. Set option from "red marked" drop down and press "Update" button.

F. Breaking News Widget? - top

You can easily show breaking news in sidebar by using Widget option. Go to Appearance >> Widgets. You will find a widget box titled by BWL Breaking News Manager Widget. Drag and drop it in your right side widget container. Remember, your theme must support widget option for using this feature.

After setup all things successfully you'll view breaking news in your website sidebar.


G. Breaking News Settings? - top

"BWL Post To Breaking News Manager" comes with custom sticky header and footer breaking news bar. You can active/de-active header and footer bar. Available settings described in below -

  1. Customize Ticker Height
  2. Edit ticker bar background color
  3. Edit ticker bar border color
  4. Show/Hide ticker bar border
  5. Add Custom Title (Default: Breaking News)
  6. Edit title color and font size
  7. Edit breaking news color and font size
  8. Show/Hide post date
  9. 2 types of animation ( Fade/Slide )
  10. 3 types of animation speed( Slow/Medium(Default)/Fast )

Header Ticker Settings -

Footer Ticker Settings -

Twitter Settings -
You need to create Twitter API key. Go to this link https://dev.twitter.com/oauth/overview and there you will get detail instructions about how to get API key.

Theme Builder Settings -

Advanced Option Settings -


H. Breaking News Shortcode - top

"BWL Post To Breaking News Manager" provide shortcode feature that integrated with TinyMce Editor. So, you can easily integrate Breaking New in you page or post. Go to any post/page and then click on icon in TinyMce editor toolbar. Click on that button will popup a shortcode editor like following image.


Example Shortcodes:

1. Display Inline Ticker: [bwl_bnm inline=1]
2. Display Inline Ticker RTL Mode: [bwl_bnm rtl=1 inline=1]
3. Display Tweets in to Post: [bwl_bnm inline=1 filter=1 filter_type='tweets']
4. Display Header Breaking News In To Posts: [bwl_bnm inline=1 filter=1 filter_type='header']
5. Display Footer Breaking News In To Posts: [bwl_bnm inline=1 filter=1 filter_type='footer']


F. Translate Plugin. - top

"BWL Post To Breaking News Manager" offers cool translation feature. So, you can easily add this plugin any kind of website. Check following steps for translate "BWL Post To Breaking News Manager" plugin.

  1. You will get language terms in "lang/default.po" file. You have to install "poedit" software in your computer.
  2. Our Plugin text-domain is 'bwl-breaking-news'
  3. If you are new about "localization of a plugin", then I recommend you to check this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGN-hbMCPMg
  4. Suppose you want to translate plugin in to "German" language. So,".po" file name will be "bwl-breaking-news-de_DE.po". That's all.
  5. For country code check - http://www.gnu.org/savannah-checkouts/gnu/gettext/manual/html_node/Country-Codes.html#Country-Codes
  6. For Language code check - http://www.gnu.org/savannah-checkouts/gnu/gettext/manual/html_node/Usual-Language-Codes.html#Usual-Language-Codes

I. Upgrade Notes - top

Please take a backup before update all files and folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.9 to 1.1.0
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.8 to 1.0.9
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.7 to 1.0.8
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.6 to 1.0.7
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.5 to 1.0.6
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.4 to 1.0.5
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.3 to 1.0.4
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.2 to 1.0.3
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.1 to 1.0.2
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Upgrading from 1.0.0 to 1.0.1
Replace all files and directories in your "bwl-breaking-news-manager" folder.

Version - 1.0.0
- Initial release


J. Change Log - top

12, March, 2016 - v 1.1.0
- Improved shortcode editor.
- Fixed navigation color issue.
- Update Language File.
- Improved Documentation.

05, March, 2016 - v 1.0.9
- Improved shortcode editor.
- Added feature to display category/tag wise breaking news in header/footer/inline location.
- Update Language File.
- Improved Documentation.

02, January, 2016 - v 1.0.8
- Fixed RTL issue for inline Ticker.
- Added Tweets Display As Breaking News option. .
- Improved Header & Footer Ticker.
- Added individual page wise ticker Enable/Disable option.
- Update Language File.
- Improved Documentation.

24, October, 2015 - v 1.0.7
- Added Separator option between date and title.
- Added Breaking News Post Order/Order By/Limit option. .
- Improved Plugin Shortcode Panel.
- Improved Plugin Option Panel.
- Update Language File.
- Improved Documentation.

03, September, 2015 - v 1.0.6
- Added Animated Next/Previous Button.
- Added 5 Custom Icons For Next/Previous Ticker Button .
- Added Feature to Stop Ticker on Mouse Hover.
- Added 5 Custom Icons For Show/Hide Ticker Toggle Button .
- Added 10 Built-in Ticker Themes.
- Improved Ticker Widgetl.
- Improved Inline Ticker.
- Improved Option Panel.
- Improved JavaScript Code.
- Update Language File.
- Improved Documentation.

21, November, 2014 - v 1.0.5
- Fix Footer Show/Hide Button Issue.
- Add Custom CSS Code Editor.
- Update custom CSS codes.
- Update Option Panel.
- Update Language File.
- Improved Documentation.

11, June, 2014 - v 1.0.4
- Add Show/Hide Button with breaking News Ticker.
- Add RTL(Right To Left) Support.
- Update Notification Feature added.
- Update Option Panel.
- Improved Documentation.

20, March, 2014 - v 1.0.3
- Plugin enable/disable issue solved.
- Improved Ticker Stylesheet.
- Improved Documentation.

31, December, 2013 - v 1.0.2
- Introduce Theme Panel.
- Live Display while create new theme.
- Improved Ticker Stylesheet.
- Improved Documentation.

15, December, 2013 - v 1.0.1
- Add Bulk Edit Option.
- Add News Filter.
- Add 14 New animations.
- Add Shortcode Editor.
- Improved Widget Section.
- Improved Documentation.

06, December, 2013 - v 1.0
- Initial release


K. Credits - top

- Idea & Coded By Md. Mahbub Alam Khan
- Color Picker By http://www.eyecon.ro/colorpicker
- CSS3 Animation By animate.min

J. Conclusion: - top

Once again, thank you so much for purchasing BWL Post To Breaking News Manager Plugins.

Md. Mahbub Alam Khan

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