When it rains, it pours…
I just rewrote most of HebrewDates. The new version is 2.0.0, and is available at the Hebrew Dates release page.
There’s basically no reason to use yesterday’s 1.0.4 release.
- Complete rewrite of the date identification; much more reliable
- Code actually looks slightly sane now. I’m no longer embarrassed for someone to look at it (although it’s not great…)
the_hebrew_date()APIs, which can be used in any theme. The interception of the other calls, while much more robust now, still is not the ideal
Please let me know if there are any bugs. Archives should work, and some weird date formats should also be better (I no longer rely on PHP’s strtotime, but have my own parsing logic).
10 responses to “New Hebrew Dates (2.0) released!”
Thanks for the update. The replacement of single and double quotes with Geresh and Gershayim makes the date display much more visually appealing. I also confirmed that it works with the new default 2010 theme.
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Thanks. With 2.0.3, I think I finally have a version that “just works”.
I tried to use your plugin “Hebrew Dates in WordPress” but it “killed2 my website. Instead Hebrew date I got just line where it should be, nothing more on the screen. I deactivated your plugin, website works again. Any idea?
I haven’t seen that before. If you tell me what theme you’re using, I can try it and see if I see any issues.
I assume you took the latest version from wordpress.org, correct?
Thanks for response. I’m using Wynton Magazine theme (you can find it here http://wp-themes.der-prinz.com/wyntonmagazine/) – my website you can find @ http://www.jewishiphonecommunity.org; and yes I took plugin just from my WordPress’ dashboard.
I will try to look into it.
I don’t know if you still work on that project but I have an issue :
My website and the date format are in french, so the hebrew date is always wrong.
For now, my solution is to disable the localization of date with a piece of code but the Gregorian date appears in english…
Do you have an idea, how i can have the Gregorian date in french, just like without the plugin ?