Ultimate Tag Warrior 2.9.1

Bugfixes!
– Spaces are going to be replaced with hyphens by default instead of underscores. Existing tags aren’t automatically changed; but if you want to, there’s some SQL here that will do it for you.
– Prefixes and suffixes for auto-tags had a dumb bug which I’ve fixed (:

Notfixes!
– In wordpress 2, tag names with apostrophes are problematic. If things are broken, try renaming those tags.
– There’s still work to be done with special characters.
– I’m still not sure about .htaccess/rewriting issues in wordpress 2.

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Ultimate Tag Warrior 2.9

New uber-version of UTW!

Beware:
– There are new options which might cause wonky behaviour (mostly just automatically included tags appearing) – go to the Options > Tags page and hit save to make ’em vanish.

New Features:
– If there are database permission issues that prevent the auto-updater from running, you won’t see error messages all over the place (but if you do a force-reinstall they will display)
– Related posts are sorted by most tags in common, then most recent first (previously it was just most tags in common order)
– Tag urls are now url-encoded (duh.) – this allows using umlats and other such things (at least in the way I tried (; including ü in your tags works, using magical characters directly is a bit bung still)
– Lists of posts can now include the date of the post (uses the %postdate% formatting placeholder, and the default date format)
– UTW_Show functions have changed a little – the first parameter still takes the name of a predefined format; but if you pass in custom formatting information, it will be added to the predefined format.
– The Options > Tags page has a whole bunch of embedded help. Yay help.
– The automatically included links can now be placed either before or after the content. There’s also the option to add text before and after the tags (handy for Tag: labels, wrapping tags in spans or divs and wrapping html lists in <ul> tags)
– I’ve fixed an odd bug with feeds (it worked for me, but didn’t for a couple of people.. it’s just one of those bugs, I guess)
– [Wordpress 2 only] On the write post screen, the tag entry and tag suggestion boxes have been shuffled into the right-hand column and put into magical boxes for shuffling and hiding and whatnot.
– There’s a new template function, UTW_ShowRSSFeedIcon(). It displays an RSS icon on tag pages for the current tag set (if you’re viewing /tags/tag1 it’s a link to the tag1 feed. On /tags/tag1+tag2 it’s a link to the feed with posts tagged both tag1 and tag2).
– The UTW_AddTagToCurrentPost() has an extra parameter – it allows specifying the minimum user level that you need in order to add tags. It defaults to 3.

Things I haven’t forgotten:
– The ability to exclude tags from displaying in tag clouds and on posts
– The gadabe issue with … in tag links
– Cobbling together a non-includey version
– Displaying tag clouds for a subset of tags (For facetish purposes)

If there are things I have forgotten, let me know (: I get forgetful sometimes..

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Ultimate Tag Warrior 2.8.8

Just a few little bug fixes in this version (:

(The issue with new posts in wordpress 1.6/2b has been fixed; along with an odd bug that Bill found with 404s and a weird plugin interaction; and it adds the core functionality needed for the experimental search)

Download here | General info here | Support Forum here

Update: Tag Search thingy! Download the tag search page; add it to your theme (and make changes as necesary… uh; if you have UTW installed in a different place, you’ll need to tweak the ajax url.. this is just an example!!! (: ); Create a new page, and use the Tag Search page template.

The tag search thing does depend on using version 2.8.8 of UTW.

Finding Posts via Tags

Searching using tags has been on my list of things to do for a while now. I’ve been playing with some things; and I’ve put together an experimental grade search via tags. It lives here.

It works well with small tag sets (collections of, say, 100 tags or less); but starts getting a bit unwieldy with larger sets (like.. err.. mine (: I have about 350 tags on my posts).

Basically; you click on the names of tags, and a list of posts that match any of the tags is retrieved. If you click on the name of a tag a second time, then it’s removed from the list of tags and the results are updated. It uses fandangled AJAX stuff so it feels shinier than the ye olde way of doing things.

Anywho, let me know how useful you think this is on the scale of “Meh” being Meh to “OMGZ I want one” being not-Meh. Eleven is.. uh.. better than cheese.

(There’s a download, and a caveat or two here: http://www.neato.co.nz/archives/2005/11/28/ultimate-tag-warrior-288/)

Ultimate Tag Warrior 2.8.6

This is release #32 that I’ve made of this plugin. Thirty Two. It’s up to about ~90kb of PHP… The first version was 7.7kb.

I was going to call this version UTW 25; but nevermind (:

Changes in this version:

– Tagyu tag suggestions are retrieved using CURL, if available; and file socks when not – some people had hosting provider issues with the file_get_contents() way it initially was. I’ve also tinkered with the escaping – smart quotes were throwing it off by the looks of things.
– The ajax driven tag-adders will accept a comma separated list of tags, so now you can add a bunch o’ tags at once.
– I’ve added another predefined format: technoraticommalistwithlabel; which is like the technoraticommalist, except it puts “Technorati tags: ” at the front of the list. Mostly, this is for use with the automagically included tags.
– There’s a new thing that’s just a little bit special.
I’ve added two template functions: UTW_ShowTimeSensitiveWeightedTagSet and UTW_ShowTimeSensitiveWeightedTagSetAlphabetical. If you use either of these functions on the date.php or archive.php files in your theme (and index.php, I imagine (: ), when you’re viewing at a date based archive; the tag cloud will only display the tags for posts within that date range. (/archives/2005/08/ displays things from August of this year in the popular list in the sidebar, for example.)

– Oooh. I’ve made this theme available for download! (I’ve taken out the gravatar bit, so I *think* the only plugin dependency is UTW) You can find it here

Download here | General plugin info here | Support forum thing here

Ultimate Tag Warrior 2.8.5

Let’s try that again (:

– This time, the database should automagically update itself (instead of breaking tags (; )
– I’ve changed the way tag suggestions are requested; so if you weren’t able to use the old way, if you could try again and let me know if it’s still a problem that would be great (:

Download here | More generic info here