Recently, the Dev4Press and Weblog Tools Collection blogs made posts about integrating plugin changelogs into the Plugins dashboard. This functionality was something I was already doing in the SEO Ultimate plugin, so I thought I’d share my technique for doing this. (My method is different because it’s simpler and it integrates directly into WordPress’s update message.)
Here’s what an inline changelog looks like when implemented:
As you can see, a small notice like this helps users know at-a-glance what’s new in your plugin update.
Here’s the code you can incorporate into your plugin: