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Advanced Automatic Updates

Adds extra options to WordPress' built-in Automatic Updates feature.

1.0.2

  • ADDED: Strictly disallow activation on versions of WordPress earlier than 3.7
  • CHANGED: Update filter name for redirecting debug emails (only available in WordPress 3.8+)

1.0.1

  • CHANGED: Fresh installs now disable Major updates by default, to match Core behaviour
  • UPDATED: German (de_DE) translation. Props Alexander Pfabel
  • UPDATED: Japanese (日本語) (ja) translation. Props Tai
  • UPDATED: Italian (it_IT) translation. Props Stefano Giolo
  • UPDATED: Dutch (nl_NL) translation. Props Trifon Rijksen
  • FIXED: Fresh installs had Minor updates disabled

1.0

With the release of WordPress 3.7, Automatic Updater is now know as Advanced Automatic Updates!

  • ADDED: Options to enable Major and Minor Core updates
  • ADDED: Warning in wp-admin when AUTOMATIC_UPDATER_DISABLED is set
  • ADDED: Turkish (tr_TR) translation. Props Tufan Tunç
  • CHANGED: Debug Email option now allows enabling only for dev upgrades (default)
  • UPDATED: Language POT file
  • FIXED: PHP notice in PHP 5.4+ with WP_DEBUG enabled

0.9.1

  • UPDATED: Language POT file
  • UPDATED: German (de_DE) translation. Props Alexander Pfabel
  • UPDATED: Dutch (nl_NL) translation. Props Trifon Rijksen
  • FIXED: If the svn up output was empty, don't send an update email
  • FIXED: Removed pass-by-reference, it's too old school for @wonderboymusic
  • FIXED: The settings link was incorrect in Multisite

0.9

  • ADDED: Warning when Better WP Security is hiding update info
  • ADDED: Warning when the user can't update directly, but hasn't defined S/FTP login details
  • ADDED: AUTOMATIC_UPDATER_DISABLED wp-config option, for forcing updates to never happen
  • ADDED: Sanity check to make sure the plugin isn't accessed directly
  • CHANGED: For nightly build upgrade notification emails, include the build numbers
  • UPDATED: Tested up to WordPress 3.6
  • FIXED: Don't send a notification email if the core upgrade didn't change versions (ie, a nightly build with no changes)
  • FIXED: Settings page CSS wasn't loading if the plugin was installed in a symlink directory
  • FIXED: Themes and plugins in non-writeable directories weren't being highlighted correctly on the settings page
  • FIXED: Core upgrade retry emails were not showing the correct retry limit
  • FIXED: Nightly core upgrades can sometimes repeat more than once every 24 hours

0.8.5

  • FIXED: Disable email notifications option was being set, but not showing up as set
  • FIXED: Only write to the options table when options have actually change
  • FIXED: Funky email layout if svn up'ing multiple things in one go
  • FIXED: Possible PHP error caused by including some core class definitions multiple times

0.8.4

  • ADDED: A link to the SVN log browser for Core, when it updates
  • ADDED: Japanese (日本語) (ja) translation. Props Tai
  • UPDATED: Norwegian Bokmål (nb_NO) translation. Props Bjørn Johansen

0.8.3

  • FIXED: Bug preventing normal WordPress Core updates from occurring
  • FIXED: Theme and Plugin updates not properly skipping those marked for SVN updates

0.8.2

  • FIXED: SVN updates of WordPress core were not being triggered
  • FIXED: Particularly large SVN updates could cause notification email corruption
  • UPDATED: Dutch (nl_NL) translation. Props Trifon Rijksen
  • UPDATED: German (de_DE) translation. Props Alexander Pfabel

0.8.1

  • UPDATED: Language POT file
  • FIXED: Some unnecessary characters appearing in Admin when SVN isn't being used
  • FIXED: Sanity checking of normal updates marked for SVN updates

0.8

  • ADDED: SVN support for plugins and themes
  • ADDED: Retry limits, so broken updates won't keep trying to install
  • ADDED: Option to only receive SVN update emails if something went wrong
  • FIXED: Some HTML tags in debug messages were being incorrectly stripped
  • FIXED: Don't automatically enable Core updates on installs that seem to be coming from a repo

0.7.2

  • ADDED: WordPress MultiSite support
  • UPDATED: German (de_DE) translation. Props Alexander Pfabel
  • FIXED: Now works properly if installed in a symlink directory

0.7.1

  • UPDATED: Italian (it_IT) translation. Props Stefano Giolo
  • UPDATED: Dutch (nl_NL) translation. Props Trifon Rijksen
  • FIXED: Override email setting wasn't saving correctly

0.7

  • ADDED: Option to override where the update email is sent
  • ADDED: 'auto_updater_notification_email_address' filter, for the update notification email address
  • ADDED: Reminder in the notification email for users to mark the plugins/themes compatible
  • ADDED: Option to disable notification emails
  • CHANGED: Notification emails now send as HTML emails (for greater flexibility of information to include)
  • UPDATED: Language POT file
  • FIXED: Some strings were formatted incorrectly for translation
  • FIXED: Escape all strings appropriately before displaying
  • FIXED: SVN updates would cause hourly emails, regardless of an update occurring or not

0.6.3

  • ADDED: Taiwan Traditional Chinese (Taiwan 正體中文) (zh_TW) translation. Props Pseric
  • ADDED: Italian (it_IT) translation. Props Stefano Giolo.

0.6.2

0.6.1

0.6

  • ADDED: Support for nightly builds
  • ADDED: Dutch (nl_NL) translation. Props Trifon Rijksen
  • UPDATED: Language POT file

0.5

  • ADDED: SVN support for core - if you're running WordPress from SVN, you now have the option to keep it up-to-date!
  • ADDED: Norwegian Bokmål (nb_NO) translation. Props Bjørn Johansen
  • ADDED: Link to the Settings page from the Plugin list
  • UPDATED: Language POT file

0.4.1

  • FIXED: Stop trying to update plugins and themes that are already updated

0.4

  • ADDED: German (de_DE) translation. Props Alexander Pfabel
  • ADDED: Version check on activation, for compatibility
  • UPDATED: Language POT file
  • FIXED: Typo in the Settings page
  • FIXED: Debug information in the notification email now has HTML tags stripped out
  • FIXED: Core version check was a little too strong, and could cause updates to be missed. Relaxed a little
  • FIXED: Checking to see if WordPress has found any updates will now occur much more frequently

0.3.2

  • ADDED: Language file for translators
  • FIXED: Translations should load properly now
  • FIXED: Don't try to update WordPress to the same version (I'm mostly certain it's actually fixed this time)
  • FIXED: Minor formatting change to the notification emails

0.3.1

  • FIXED: Don't try to update WordPress to the same version (harmless, but unnecessary)
  • FIXED: A PHP warning in the Settings page
  • FIXED: A couple of typos

0.3

  • ADDED: Extra update checks, updates will now occur as soon as is humanly possible
  • ADDED: Much nicer notification emails when upgrades occur
  • ADDED: Option to display debug information in the notification email
  • FIXED: Use ouput buffering to ensure nothing is printed during upgrades

0.2

  • ADDED: Some useful filters and actions. See the Documentation for details
  • FIXED: s/automattic/automatic/g
  • FIXED: Support forums link

0.1

  • Initial release

Requires: 3.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2013-11-5
Downloads: 84,154

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Support

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