Building on Shaun Inman’s plugin, Widon’t Part Deux eliminates widows in the titles and content your posts and pages.
- It doesn’t always work if the last word of in the element is wrapped in a tag. (Like if the final word is
- You can’t pick how many words are on the last line (yet).
The easy way:
- Download from the WordPress plugins page and use the Administrator pages to upload and activate.
The other way:
- Upload the
wp-widontfolder and contents to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- Update the settings with any additional tags you want to remove widows and orphans from in a post.
- What is a widow and orphan?
When the line length is short enough that a word wraps, but long enough that it only leaves one word on the next line.
It looks something like this. But will look like this.
- Why should I care?
Because you want your site to be as usable for your visitors as possible. This will help.
- What tags can I add in the settings?
The settings filter uses
wp_kses_postto sanitize the tags you specify. By default, this is set in
Contributors & Developers
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Removed debugging code that shouldn’t be in production. Oops.
- Fixed issue where oEmbed-generated iframes weren’t loading. Props hacknug.
- Added l10n support.
- Fixed “smart” quotes that weren’t displayed properly on WordPress.org/plugins.
- Made compatible with PHP 5.2 since a number of hosts still use that version and it’s supported by WordPress itself.
- Added default tags for post content filtering.
- Enable validation and sanitization of the options input.
- Use the Settings API to get and store options in the database.
- Formatted to match WordPress coding standards.
- Forked from Shaun Inman’s plugin at v2.1.1.