Wow! When it rains, it pours. In a completely strange twist of fate, I’ve adopted another orphan plugin: Better Recent Posts Widget (along with it’s big brother pro version). For those of you who haven’t been breathlessly following along, I adopted Seamless Donations on Monday. Here it is Thursday and I’ve got another little code-baby to care for and nurture. As it turns out, I’ve been an active user of the pro version of Better Recent Posts Widget for years. It powers the five magazines in the ZATZ Archive, which means it’s displayed on well more than 75,000 pages in the Archive. I used it because I wanted to be able to display the post thumbnails in the recent posts widget at the bottom of each page. On Monday, I found out that Pippin Williamson, the incredibly prolific and talented plugin developer of Easy Digital Downloads, AffiliateWP, and Restrict Content Pro was looking for a way to gently end his support commitment to Better Recent Posts Widget without abandoning its users. Because I rely on this particular widget so substantially in the ZATZ Archive, and because I’d be seriously bummed if the plugin was no longer supported, I decided “in for a penny, in for a pound” (it’s aphorism
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