Inked Blog linking issue

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    Using the free version of Inked Blog.
    Links in Read More button only go to page the widget is on. Thumbnail seems to link correctly.




    I have the same problem since the last Update to the newest Version 1.3.7.
    Would be nice, if there would be any advice, or help with the bug or Update which resoves the problem.




    I posted this fix on the WP plugins support page too but figured it might be useful here too. This is super easy to fix! Turns out it’s a fatfinger issue on their dev side …

    To fix this, go into /widgets-for-siteorigin/widgets/ink-blgs-widget/tpl directory. There you’ll see a PHP file for each type of blog layout; no image, image left, above, etc.

    Do a search in these files for btn-text and you’ll be shuttled down to line 160 to 170 or thereabouts. Now, just a line or so above that, you’ll see this:
    <a " href="<?php esc_url( get_permalink() ); ?>"

    This is the line of code that puts the classes and permalink to the post into the a tag. But you notice that code after href=? It’s broken … they somehow deleted or forgot to put in the echo that would actually spit it out. So just update that line to look like this and you’re good:

    <a " href="<?php echo esc_url( get_permalink() ); ?>"

    So glad it was such an easy fix, and hope this answer helps someone else!


    Adi Rao

    Hi guys,

    Sorry for the delayed reply. I’ll update the plugin tomorrow with a fix.


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