This plugin was designed for the purpose of outputting the meta data associated with a WP post or page so developers and site designers can verify what information is available.
To use this plugin, simply activate then either simply navigate to a post, page or custom post type and then click on the “DPM” link in the toolbar. For those who have the toolbar disabled, setting show_meta=true in the URL will activate the meta display. Example:
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Using this plugin is very simple. All you have to do is:
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Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Navigate to any Post or Page on your website and click on the “DPM” link in the toolbar.
- What is this plugin for?
When working with WordPress it is often useful to view the meta data that is being associated with a given post or page. This can be helpful especially when designing templates and other such things. This plugin simply outputs in a visual way, all the data it can find.
- What can we expect in future releases?
A better looking design.
Choices for how you would like to the data to be displayed.
More detailed data pertaining to the current post.
- Check to ensure user is an administrator before displaying content or button rather than just logged in
- Don’t show the toolbar button on archives, admin pages and others where it doesn’t make sense
- Show the toolbar button for small screens (was hidden)
- Add a Post Meta link next to the Edit post link on the front end
- Show meta data inline when Post Meta link is clicked
- Added “Other” section which includes post info like author, published date, ID and current template
- Added some sanitization for increased security
- Refactored lots of the core code for more clarity and flexibility
- Added a close button on the info screen
- Placed all core functions into a class
- Improved WordPress coding standards compliance
- Lots of styling adjustments
- Output content on
wp_footerhook instead of
wp(which was so dumb)
- Better naming and modulation of functions
- Add support for custom taxonomies on all post types
- Greatly improved display of custom field data
- Removed the
- Add clarifying statement if no custom fields
- Some updates to fix the function of DPM button
- Add active style to the DMP Button
- Ability added to close DPM window by clicking on ‘DPM’ from the admin bar
- Fix for a few undefined index errors showing when in debug mode.
- Register stylesheet
- Enqueue stylesheet if
show_metaquery parameter is equal to true
- Better function names
- DPM link actually adds a query arg instead of just appending to the URL
- Display now looks for the show_meta query parameter instead of parsing the URL
- Better CSS
- Fixed taxonomy loop to no longer nest
- Initial release.