Plugin / Live Stream Badger

Tadas Krivickas




  • Minor bugfixes


  • Bugfix: Embedded stream throwing fatal error
  • Improvement: Tweaked health check upon activation (should show compatibility issues if any)


  • New Feature: Added configurable plugin’s settings
  • Bugfix: stream list not updating in certain configurations (WP Cron has been replaced by Transients API)
  • Improvement: Moved development to GitHub, everyone is welcome to contribute
  • Improvement: Switched from to Twitch API (version 3, bleeding edge)
  • Improvement: Upgraded to PHP version 5.3+ (cleaner code thanks to namespaces, autoloader)
  • Improvement: Updated minimum requirements for WordPress (3.7+, though 3.8 is highly recommended) as well as for PHP (5.3+)
  • Improvement: Major code refactoring (hopefully, for the good)
  • Improvement: Moved templates and filters for extensions to a separate folder extend


  • Improvement: Added shortcode parameter to disable autoplay
  • New feature: Added templates for customizing widget output. Filters added: lsb_status_widget_format, lsb_status_widget_item_format, lsb_status_widget_item_with_image_format, lsb_status_widget_no_content_format. See extend\class-templates.php for more details.


  • Bugfix: shortcode embed not working


  • New Feature: Sort streams
  • New Feature: Display screen capture or channel image
  • Improvement: Plugin now uses transient storage (should work fast with caching plugins)
  • Improvement: Added CSS classes for online/offline indicators in the widget
  • Improvement: Added health check for HTTP transport (plugin will not activate if technical requirements are not met)
  • Improvement: Changed required minimum WP version to 3.5
  • Improvement: Major refactoring


  • Update of readme and usage guide under ‘Installation’


  • Added livestream shortcode!
  • Changed display from a table to a list
  • Several bugfixes reported in forum
  • Implemented pluggable API to support other providers than Twitch in the future
  • Major refactoring


  • Fixed shortcode support in Widget (link names)
  • Fixed channel status sometimes not updating because of non-standard URL
  • Switched to WP HTTP API


  • Initial version


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