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    44Requires at least: 3.4 
    55Tested up to: 3.5-Beta-2 
     6Stable tag: trunk 
    67License: GPLv2 or later 
    78License URI: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html 
    89 
    9 This plugin (MEM or Minimalistic Event Manager) is intended for theme authors and developers, who want a simple, robust and flexible solution for managing event dates. The MEM plugin offers a clean interface that allows to add event dates (start dates, end dates, repeating dates) to posts (and to any custom post type). 
     10A simple and flexible solution for managing event dates. 
    1011 
    1112== Description == 
    1213 
    13 The plugin offers the following functionality: 
     14This plugin (MEM or Minimalistic Event Manager) is intended for theme authors and developers, who want a simple, robust and flexible solution for managing event dates.  
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     16The MEM plugin offers a clean interface that allows to add event dates (start dates, end dates, repeating dates) to posts (and to any custom post type). 
     17 
     18The MEM plugin offers the following functionality: 
    1419 
    1520* Dates can be attached to any post type: Posts, Pages, Custom Post Types... (optionally, they can be restricted to specific content types). 
     
    1722* There is no mandatory date format: Time, Day, and Month are optional. An event date could be "January 1969", or just "1969". 
    1823 
    19 == What the plugin doesn't do == 
     24= What the plugin doesn't do = 
    2025 
    2126The MEM plugin works as a simple interface for entering those dates into custom fields, but it won't do anything on the public side of your theme. What happens with the dates on the public side is entirely up to you. You must decide how to display the dates, and you will have to edit your theme files for that. 
     
    2328If you aren't sure how to achieve this, our wiki will provide a collection of examples to get you started. 
    2429 
    25 == Technical implementation == 
     30= Technical implementation = 
    2631 
    2732Technically, the MEM plugin stores the dates as ordinary Custom Fields, in a "machine-readable" format (such as "2012-11-23 13:37"). This gives you absolute freedom for displaying your events in your theme: 
     
    3035* You can use the php date function to display the date in any possible manner (or date_i18n to localize it properly). 
    3136 
    32 == Plugin options == 
     37=== Plugin options === 
    3338 
    3439The plugin has two settings that can be modified with a few lines in your functions.php file: 
     
    3944See the online documentation for the full instructions. 
    4045 
    41 == Links == 
     46=== Links === 
    4247 
    4348[**Documentation**](https://github.com/ms-studio/minimalistic-event-manager/wiki) 
     49 
     50=== Credits === 
     51 
     52* **Concept and maintenance** [ms-studio.net](http://ms-studio.net) 
     53* **Development**: [Dream Production](http://dreamproduction.net/) 
    4454 
    4555== Installation == 
     
    5262After activating the plugin, refer to the [wiki](https://github.com/ms-studio/minimalistic-event-manager/wiki) for further instructions. 
    5363 
    54 == Credits == 
     64== Frequently Asked Questions == 
    5565 
    56 * **Concept and maintenance** [ms-studio.net](http://ms-studio.net) 
    57 * **Development**: [Dream Production](http://dreamproduction.net/) 
     66= There are hundreds of plugins doing exactly this — why a new one? = 
     67 
     68All the plugins I tested are more complicated than needed. I tried many of them. I think that my concept is more simple, more robust and more flexible. :)  
    5869 
    5970== Changelog == 
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