GetSimple Blog

Downloads: 21292
Category: Plugin
Compatible with: GetSimple 3.1 - 3.3

Last Updated: August 23, 2018
Tags: gs-blog gsblog gs get simple blog news manager feed rss post posts archive categories pages get simple plugin
Author: johnstray2001
Author Website:
Support: Support Forum

(3.9) 52 Votes

Plugin Description:

A simple and easy to use blog for GetSimple. With this plugin, you can create blog posts, sort posts by category, view posts in monthly archives, plus much more. This version is a fork of the original by @mikeh and is now being actively maintained and developed by me.

Features Include:

  • Blog Categories
  • Post Archives
  • Recent Posts Lists
  • Blog Post Tags
  • Search Box
  • RSS Auto-Importer
  • Per-Category RSS Feeds
  • External Comments Support
  • Post Thumbnails
  • Custom Fields

New project website for the plugin in the works.
Includes all documentation, changelog, licence, plus info on the team behind the plugin's development.

More information about this plugin, including what the future holds for it, the changelog from when I took over, plus all these instructions can be found on my website at:

What's new in Version 3.4.4

Back End (Admin) Changes:

  • [#128] Created a more uniform method of displaying success/error messages that prevents displaying on the frontend.
  • [#116] Dropped support for old UserManagement plugin

Bug Fixes:

  • [#109] Fixed class constructor after previous rewrite. Fixes the message 'Blog Settings Successfully Saved!' Message always being displayed.
  • [#115] Fixed alignment of input field boxes in the metadata section of the post editor.
  • [#117] Hide tags when there are no tags attached to a post.
  • [#119] Removed some unused variable declarations.
  • [#122] Fixed incorrect double slash in GSBlog->listPosts function.
  • [#125] Unpublished posts (dated in the future) could not be viewed when accessed directly for previewing.
  • [#131] Fixed trailing comma showing at the end of the list of tags.
  • [#132] Fixed PHP parse errors for improper method of accessing array element.
  • [#133] Fixed CKEditor triggered twice on Post Editor page.
  • [#135] Fixed Incorrect values used in html input/label tag attributes, causing the blogurl setting not to save.
  • [#138] Fixed PHP fatal error: Using string offset as an array in customFields.php

WARNING: This release drops support for the UserManagement plugin. If you are actively using that plugin in combination with this plugin, all permissions relating to GSBlog will no longer apply and all users will have full control. If you'd like to update but retain support for UserManagement, please review commit 692f7ea and revert those changes (This will not be supported).

Install Instructions:

You can install this plugin to your GetSimple installation by following these simple instructions.

  1. Download ZIP file with plugin from the GetSimple Extend Repository here.
  2. Unzip it into the "plugins" folder of your GetSimple installation.
  3. Ensure your /Data and /Backups folder have write permissions.
  4. Log in to your GetSimple administration panel.
  5. Activate the plugin under the Plugins tab.

Once installed, click on the new "Blog" tab in the Admin panel then click on "Help" in the side menu. Instructions for usage of this plugin can be found there.

Archived Versions:

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