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Amazon Auto Links

Generates links of Amazon products just coming out today. You just pick categories and they appear even in JavaScript disabled browsers.

2.0.5

  • Fixed a bug that templates were deactivated when the plugin was deactivated and reactivated.
  • Fixed an issue that the the_content filter was ignored in the plugin custom post type page.
  • Added the Caching Mode option.
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with a third-party plugin that hooks the posts_where filter.
  • Fixed a PHP warning that occurs when a user with an insufficient access level logs in to the admin page.
  • Added the class selectors representing unit ID and the label to the products container element.
  • Fixed a bug that the column option was saved always as 1 for the first time.
  • Refactored the code.

2.0.4.1 - 03/03/2014

  • Fixed a bug with the Auto-insert feature that a set page type for the Where to Enable section did not take effect.
  • Added the ability to use an image when no product is found for the search unit type.
  • Fixed a bug with the search unit type that results of the same API request but with a different locale were saved with the same name.
  • Fixed a bug with the search unit type that same products were stored in the response array when more than 10 items were set.

2.0.4 - 02/27/2014

  • Improved the caching mechanism.
  • Fixed a bug that caches for the search unit type renewed in the background were not saved properly with the right name.
  • Fixed a bug that caches durations for the search unit type were not set properly.

2.0.3.5 - 02/01/2014

  • Fixed a possible security issue in the plugin admin pages.
  • Tweaked the form text input length.
  • Fixed an issue that (recently, newly) tagged... message was inserted in the title of product links of Tag unit type.
  • Fixed the warning: Strict standards: Declaration of ... should be compatible with ... when displaying the output of the tag unit type.

2.0.3.4 - 01/25/2014

  • Fixed: a bug that the Settings link of the plugin in the plugin listing table did not point to the Setting page.
  • Fixed: a bug that caused a broken output in the search unit type due to an undefined index in an array when the authentication keys are not properly set in some PHP versions.
  • Added: the Number of Items option for the Similarity Look-up search unit type.
  • Fixed the warning: Strict standards: Declaration of ... should be compatible with ....
  • Updated: the Admin Page Framework library to v2.1.7.2.

2.0.3.3 - 01/17/2014

  • Fixed: a bug that the Single Post check option did not take effect in the Page post type.
  • Updated: the Admin Page Framework library to v2.1.7.1.
  • Fixed: a bug that taxonomy check list boxes were gone since v2.0.2.

2.0.3.2 - 01/07/2014

  • Fixed: an issue that an image element was inserted when no image of the product was found in the search unit type.
  • Fixed: undefined index warnings with the search unit types.
  • Fixed: a bug in the advanced search option that the Title option did not take effect.

2.0.3.1 - 01/03/2014

  • Fixed: an issue that the stylesheet urls included the characters, /./, which may have caused a problem for third-party plugins that minifies CSS.
  • Fixed: an issue that some outputs broke html tags due to unescaped characters.
  • Fixed: a bug that search units did not return results with the correct item count.

2.0.3 - 12/20/2013

  • Added: the Similarity Look-up unit type which allows to display similar products by ASIN.
  • Changed: the message "Could not identify the unit type." to be inserted as an HTML comment.

2.0.2 - 12/17/2013

  • Fixed: an issue that too many database queries were performed in the plugin setting pages as of v2.0.1 due to disabling object caching.
  • Added: the Item Look-up unit type which allows to pick one or more items by item ID.
  • Fixed: the method handling Amazon Product Advertising API to treat invalid XML returned by the API as an error.
  • Updated: the information regarding obtaining an Amazon access key since the linked documentation page has been closed.
  • Added: a help page and some information pages in the plugin admin pages.
  • Tweaked: the style of the option elements in the unit definition page.
  • Updated: the Admin Page Framework library to v2.1.6.

2.0.1 - 11/30/2013

  • Improved: the method to load template stylesheets.
  • Disabled: object caching in the plugin pages and the options.php (the page that stores the settings) in order to avoid conflicts with caching plugins.
  • Updated: the Admin Page Framework library to v2.1.4.
  • Added: the aal_filter_unit_output filter.
  • Fixed: a bug in form filed layout that an enclosing tag was missing.
  • Fixed: the warning, Creating default object from empty value.

2 - 11/01/2013

  • Changed: to ask user permission to display ads in the settings page and the support rate when the plugin is activated for the first time.
  • Changed: the unit label option to a taxonomy.
  • Changed: the url cloak to use less characters (moved to the link style option).
  • Added: the ability to limit auto-static-insertion by taxonomy and post type.
  • Added: the ability to limit auto-insertion by taxonomy, post type, and post ID.
  • Added: the ability to prevent duplicated products from being displayed throughout the page load.
  • Added: the ability to create units by tag.
  • Added: the Brazil and Mexico locales.
  • Added: the case sensitive option for the black and white list options.
  • Added: the white list option.
  • Added: the auto-insert feature. Accordingly, the Where to Insert option and Where to Disable option were deprecated.
  • Added: the tag unit type.
  • Added: the search unit type.
  • Added: the template system. Accordingly, the Container, Item, Image format options were deprecated.
  • Renewed: (Breaking Changes)the entire option structure. Accordingly, after running the option importer script, which is displayed as a link in the admin message, the insert position options need to be reconfigured.
  • Renewed: the background-caching system.
  • Renewed: the icon.
  • Renewed: the admin interface.

1.2.6 - 09/01/2013

  • Added: the ability to use SSL images if the site runs on SSL.
  • Added: the Indian locale.

1.2.5.2 - 03/08/2013

  • Added: an error message for servers which does not have the DOM XML extension which appears upon plugin activation.
  • Disabled: completely DOM related errors.
  • Tweaked: some code for faster loading in the admin settings pages.
  • Changed: the option object to be global for plugin extensions.
  • Added: filters for plugin extensions.

1.2.5.1 - 02/23/2013

  • Fixed: the warning, Undefined variable: oAAL.

1.2.5 - 02/23/2013

  • Added: the version number to appear in the footer of the plugin setting pages.
  • Added: the ability to remove all used option values of the plugin upon plugin deactivation, which can be set in General Settings.
  • Fixed: the warning message, undefined index, save, which occurred in the debug mode when posting a new post.

1.2.4 - 02/22/2013

  • Added: the "Access Right to Setting Page" option in the General Settings page that sets the access level for the admin page of the plugin.

1.2.3 - 02/21/2013

  • Fixed: a bug that title sorting was not accurately performed when the title contained HTML tags or encoded differently from other titles.
  • Changed: the name of the sort option, Title, to Title Ascending.
  • Added: the Title Descending sort order option.

1.2.2 - 02/21/2013

  • Added: the Debug Log option and page.
  • Changed: the default value of the Prefetch Category Lists option to Off.
  • Fixed: the Japanese localization file name.
  • Disabled: the warining message to occur: Warning: DOMElement::setAttribute() [domelement.setattribute]: string is not in UTF-8.

1.2.1 - 02/18/2013

  • Fixed: a bug that changing unit option values did not take effect when the Proceed button was pressed via the Manage Unit page.
  • Changed: product links to be disabled on the front page ( not only on the home page ) if the "Disable on the home page" option is enabled.
  • Fixed: warning messages, undefined index, which appeared in the debug mode when the Delete Selected Units button was pressed.

1.2.0 - 02/12/2013

  • Fixed: some lines of code which caused warning messages when the WordPress debug mode was turned on.
  • Added: the ability to clean up remaining once-off events upon plugin deactivation.
  • Added: the option to disable product links per unit basis on certain pages including the home page.
  • Fixed: a bug that url cloak had not been working as of 1.1.9.

1.1.9 - 01/24/2013

  • Updated: the Japanese localization file.
  • Added: the Above and Below Post on Publish check boxes for the auto insert option.
  • Fixed: the styles of the Manage Unit table by loading the stylesheet in all the setting tab pages of the plugin.
  • Changed: the file name to amazon-auto-links.php from amazonautolinks.php
  • Changed: the text domain to amazon-auto-links from amazonautolinks.
  • Changed: the timimng of registering classes to be extension-friendly.
  • Changed: code formatting to extend the plugin more easily.

1.1.8 - 01/19/2013

  • Added: the icons for the Operation column of the Manage Unit table .
  • Adjusted: the styles of the Manage Unit page in the admin page.
  • Fixed: an issue that R18 categories requiring additional redirects could not be browsed in the category selection page.

1.1.7 - 01/16/2013

  • Fixed: a bug that caches were not cleared with database tables that have a custom prefix.
  • Fixed: a bug that the Prefetch Category Lists option had not take effect since v1.1.3 removing the iframe preview page.

1.1.6 - 01/14/2013

  • Fixed: a minor bug that an error message did not appear properly when category links cannot be retrieved.
  • Added: Blacklist by title and description set in the General Settings page.

1.1.5 - 12/14/2012

  • Changed: to force the unit output to close any unclosed HTML tags.
  • Fixed: a bug that the plugin requirement check did not work as of v1.1.3.
  • Improved: the response speed when first accessing the setting page.

1.1.4 - 12/13/2012

  • Fixed: a bug that shortcode did not work as of v1.1.3.

1.1.3 - 12/13/2012

  • Supported: WordPress 3.5
  • Changed: the preview page not to use iframe so that "Could not locate admin.php" error would not occur.
  • Fixed: a bug that the style was not loaded in one of the tab page in the plugin setting page.
  • Fixed: a bug that the arrow images which indicate where to click did not appear in the category selection page.
  • Added: the ability to delete transients for category caches when the pre-fetch option is set to off.
  • Added: the unit memory usage in the unit preview page.
  • Added: the ability to remove transients when the plug-in is deactivated.

1.1.2 - 11/11/2012

  • Fixed: a bug which displayed the plugin memory usage in the page footer.

1.1.1 - 11/02/2012

  • Added: the prefetch category links option, which helps in some servers which sets a low value to the max simultaneous database connections.

1.1.0 - 10/26/2012

  • Fixed: a bug that url cloak option was forced to be unchecked in the option page.
  • Fixed: a bug that credit option was forced to be checked in the option page.
  • Fixed: an issue that encryption did not work on servers which disables the mcrypt extension.
  • Fixed: an issue that some form elements of the admin page did not appear on servers with the short_open_tag setting disabled.
  • Fixed: a bug that the AmazonAutoLinks() function did not retrieve the correct unit ID.

1.0.9 - 10/06/2012

  • Added: the link cloaking feature.

1.0.8 - 10/03/2012

  • Fixed: a bug that shortcode failed to display the unit saved in version 1.0.7 or later.
  • Added: the title length option.
  • Added: the link style option.
  • Added: the credit insert option.

1.0.7 - 10/02/2012

  • Fixed: an issue that the widget got un-associated when the unit label got changed.
  • Fixed: an issue that category caches were saved with the wrong name which resulted on not using the cache when available.
  • Fixed: an issue that the format of the img tag got changed when the validation failed when setting up a unit.
  • Added: a donation link in the plugin listing page.

1.0.6 - 09/24/2012

  • Added: the rel attribute, rel="nofollow", in the a tag of product links.
  • Re-added: the widget which enables to add units easily on the sidebar.

1.0.5 - 09/20/2012

  • Improved: the caching method. Now the caches of links are renewed in the background.

1.0.4 - 09/18/2012

  • Added: the settings link in the plugin list page of the administration panel.
  • Improved: the page load speed in the category selection page by reducing the cache elements.

1.0.3 - 09/16/2012

  • Fixed: an issue that in below PHP v5.2.4, the link descriptions could not be retrieved properly; as a result, the edit and view page links were broken.
  • Improved: the page load speed in the category selection page with caches.
  • Removed: the widget functionality since it produced a blank page in some systems and the cause and solution could not be found.

1.0.2 - 09/12/2012

  • Fixed: an issue that form buttons did not appear in the category selection page in WordPress version 3.1x or ealier.

1.0.1 - 09/10/2012

  • Added: the Widget option.

1.0.0 - 09/10/2012

  • Initial Release

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-3-22
Downloads: 29,880

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