• Update the block to use the block.json file and other new features.


  • Fixed an issue with not being able to add text for the updates. This does remove the “visual” tab from the editor for the time being.
  • Fixed an issue with not loading the shortcode button in the TinyMCE editor.


  • Refactor the entire plugin to use an object-oriented programming paradigm.
  • Upped the lowest PHP version supported to 7.0.
  • Tested to work with WordPress 5.7.2.


  • – Fixed an issue with the “Add Update” button not showing.


  • Fixed issue with `is_plugin_active` function not being called correctly.


  • Added the JM Live Blog Gutenberg block.
  • Tested with WordPress 5.3.


  • Fixed: Issue with submenu items in the admin menu not showing on hover.
  • Tested with WordPress 4.9.


  • Added: Support to show live blog on pages as well as posts.
  • Added: Widget to show live blog in the sidebar of posts if desired.


  • Fixed: Issue with posts being duplicated when hitting “New Updates” button.
  • Fixed: Titles with double quotes not showing up correctly.
  • Fixed: Issue with first post not being loaded correctly.
  • Fixed: Errors showing when all updates are deleted.
  • Tested with WordPress 4.8.


  • Added: Ability to customize the color of the “New Updates” alerts banner.
  • Tested with WordPress 4.7.


  • Fixed: Issue with the latest two updates having the same content after saving without adding a new field.
  • Fixed: Issue with paragraph breaks not showing.
  • Fixed: Issue with oembeds not showing as they should.


  • Initial Release