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Latest Github Release


Automatically add a download link to the latest Github repo release zips with
a shortcode [latest_github_release user=”github” repo=”hub”]


Tekka shortcode [latest_github_release user="github" repo="hub"] ku kiwandiko oba widget olumala oterekke ekiwandikko okulaba nga kodi wekola.


Osobola okwongera ko okusunsula mungeri shortcode gyekola mu

  • Elinya lye pessa = [latest_github_release name="Elinya ly'oyagala"]

Use latest_github_release_link filter Hook


add_filter( ‘latest_github_release_link’, ‘gmlatest_github_release_link’, 10, 3 );

function gmlatest_github_release_link( $html, $atts, $zip_url ) {

// Add another class to the <a>.
$atts['class'] .= ' another-class';

// Add <h2> around the tag.
$html = (
    '<h2><a href="' . esc_attr( $zip_url ) . '"'
    . ' class="' . esc_attr( $atts['class'] ) . '">'
    . esc_html( $atts['name'] )
    . '</a></h2>'

return $html;


1. Name attribute defaults to the word “Download”
1. Name is usedin combination with the other attribbutes user & repo.

Yabankko okwongera ko ebirungi/werezza ebitakola/werezza ensonga

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** 2.1.0 **
– Test for WP 6.0
– Fix missing $zip_url in filter.

** 2.0.0 **
– Updates the plugin to use static functions and to have code that is re-usable by other plugins.

** 1.2.0 **
– Okuterezza ebitakola mu Caching.
– Okuterezza ebiwandikko.
– Okuterezza mu emitendera gya kodi.

** 1.1.0 **
– Okuterezza mu kodi.

** 1.0.0 **
– Enkola eyasoka