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The plug-in allows to deduce the random text block (aphorism) on pages, posts or sidebar. Plugin have the widget.

A new features:

  • Export and import between sites without an intermediate file. Simply under the http-link.

A features:

  • Export to XML-file, import from XML-file;
  • Add, Edit, Delete, Delete all, Find;
  • Possibility to use in a posts and templates;
  • Configuring output;
  • Deduce aphorisms on other sites;
  • Multilanguage;
  • Widget.

Accessible languages:

  • English
  • Russian

(for the present…)

P.S. Many thanks for Stas Chebotarev aka Freest5.

P.S.S. Sorry, I badly know English language… 🙂


  • The list of aphorisms
  • Aphorismus options


  1. Upload aphorismus folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. See a ‘Help’ page for more info…


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Contributors & Developers

“Aphorismus” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Fixed define('PLUGIN_NAME', 'aphorismus'). Replaced by define('PLUGIN_NAME_APHORISMUS', 'aphorismus').
  • Fixed variable $upload_path. Now use the function wp_upload_dir() to determine the correct path.
  • Fixed encoding table for the initial installation. Now use the $charset_collate from the WP_db.
  • Fixed templates for the widget and the page.
  • Fixed wp_register_sidebar_widget.


  • Export and import between sites without an intermediate file.
  • Changes in import.


  • It is a lot of changes in a code.
  • It is completely altered widget.
  • Differently storage of options is organised. Now at updating of a plug-in they are not replaced with options by default.
  • It is possible to adjust the period of updating of aphorisms (works both in posts, and in widget).
  • Changes in export.
  • Changes in a call from other site.
  • More many other changes.


  • Now you can use tags in the aphorism text
  • Errors in export and import are corrected


  • The error with slashes is corrected. It arising on some servers at preservation of templates of a conclusion. Check ‘magic_quotes_gpc’ is added.
  • Possibility to deduce aphorisms on other sites is added.
  • Possibility to deduce aphorisms in the admin panel is added.
  • The code is slightly simplified, comments to functions are added.


  • Fixed Export and import. Now the aphorism text is located in [CDATA […]] that allows to use safely any symbols in the aphorism text, for example, “&«.
  • The point “Remove all« in the list of aphorisms.
  • In plug-in archive the POT-file which simplifies localisation, for example, by means of PoEdit is added.