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CataBlog

CataBlog is a comprehensive and effortless tool that allows you to create catalogs, stores and galleries for your blog.

1.6.5

  • Fix: Form elements positioned correctly in edit catalog item page.
  • Fix: Removed extrenious html in flash upload button label.

1.6.4

  • New: Added Russian localization. (Thanks Дмитрий)
  • Fix: Localized strings are properly escaped for JavaScript syntax.

1.6.3

  • Fix: XSS attack vulnerabilities have been hardened.

1.6.2

  • New: Regenerate thumbnail and lightbox images for a selected group of library items.
  • New: Delete custom templates directly from the CataBlog Templates Admin Panel.
  • Fix: LightBox generated images with transparency will now use the thumbnail background color.
  • Fix: Should now save default values for the catablog-view-cookie in the cookie before explicitly being set.

1.6.1

  • New: Flash Upload's Micro Save Form now has configurable fields.
  • New: Enhanced catalog navigation links, including jump to page links.
  • Fix: Deleting Library items no longer breaks the galleries they were in.
  • Fix: Widened the Select Images button in the Add New page for localization.
  • Fix: Add to Gallery form removes previously selected library item ids after closing and reopening.

1.6

  • New: WYSIWYG MCE Editor for the catalog item description.
  • New: Edit category name and slug.
  • New: Added French localization. (Thanks Nicolas)
  • Fix: Javascript syntax error fixed in Remove All CataBlog Data script.
  • Fix: Forwards browser to the CataBlog interface when a library item is loaded into the standard WP Post editor.
  • Fix: Edit library item panels do not overlap on small screens.
  • Fix: Category list line up correctly in IE now.
  • Fix: Text input boxes shouldn't cut off dangling letters in IE.
  • Fix: Modal window's position is now fixed, meaning no scrolling back to the top of the page to use it.

1.5

  • New: Gallery feature for specific custom ordered groupings of catalog library items.
  • Fix: CataBlog Options Form did not pass validation when it should have, it passes now.
  • Fix: Excerpt length must now be a positive integer to save your options.

1.4.8

  • New: Beta version of the new Galleries feature.

1.4.4

  • Fix: The CataBlog Category Shortcode now returns the HTML code instead of writing it to the main buffer.
  • Fix: All CataBlog Shortcodes are now registered in the admin side of WordPress for Relevanssi. (Thanks msaari)
  • Fix: Boolean Shortcode attributes properly understand strings 'true' and 'false'.

1.4.3

  • Fix: Corrected a rendering bug in the CataBlog Categories Widget. (Thanks xdmytro)

1.4.2

  • Fix: Updated localization, including a now complete spanish translation.
  • Fix: All catalog items are saved with a status of published, even with a future date.
  • Fix: Better validation and error checking for the CataBlog Options Admin Panel.

1.4.1

  • Fix: Categories Function now disables itself if the public option is not enabled.
  • Fix: Categories Shortcode now disables itself if the public option is not enabled.
  • Fix: Categories Shortcode drop down menu now goes to category pages automatically.
  • Fix: Categories Widget now disables itself if the public option is not enabled.
  • Fix: LightBox description is now a div for increased compatibility.

1.4

  • New: CataBlog Sidebar Widget for displaying your catalogs.
  • New: CataBlog Category Sidebar Widget for displaying your catalog's categories.
  • New: CataBlog Category ShortCode and PHP Function for better theme integration and easier setup.
  • Fix: Import script properly updates entries with a matching id.
  • Fix: Import script is more verbose when errors occur.

1.3.2

  • New: Navigation options allow for changing the link labels and position in paginated catalogs.
  • New: Template View added for archive listing pages.
  • New: Added an %EXCERPT% token with a max length option for archive pages.
  • Fix: Create and populate the templates folder before extracting old template data to upgrade from a version before 1.3.

1.3.1

  • New: Added limit and navigation parameters to the PHP function catablog_show_items().
  • Fix: Resolved upgrade issue where system template wasn't being migrated properly.
  • Fix: Resolved display bugs with selected tabs.

1.3

  • New: Removed PayPal Email from plugin options, you may now set it directly in the store template.
  • New: Templates now have their own section with more controls than before.
  • New: CataBlog ShortCode now has a limit parameter with basic pagination for large catalogs.
  • New: CataBlog ShortCode now has a navigation parameter for hiding a limited ShortCode's next and previous links.
  • New: Toggle link to easily enable/disable the flash upload form on the CataBlog Add New page.
  • New: Updated look and feel for tabbed panels that match WordPress 3.3.1.
  • New: Server's GD Version is now displayed in the about page.
  • Fix: CataBlog's WP Admin Bar buttons now appear in the appropriate order for WordPress 3.3.1.
  • Fix: Default CSS now removes Theme constrained width and height for gallery thumbnail images.
  • Fix: Resolved PHP warnings being fired throughout the plugin when WP_DEBUG is enabled.

1.2.9.9

  • New: LightBox option lets you set if the LightBox scrolls from one ShortCode to the next on a single page.
  • Fix: LightBox navigation should behave as expected when secondary images are used.
  • Fix: The CataBlog menu is only added to the WP Admin Bar if the current user has proper privileges
  • Fix: Default CSS now removes Theme constrained width and height for catalog thumbnail images.

1.2.9.8

  • New: Thumbnail size now supports separate width and height values.
  • Fix: Category operator 'AND' should work.
  • Fix: LightBox next and previous navigation should stop at the start and end of each Shortcode.
  • Fix: Removed item id from the beginning of an item's Permalink.
  • Fix: Better looking multiple file upload button.
  • Fix: Multiple file upload should work on WordPress installations that have a base path.
  • Fix: Changes to the catalog slugs should now be effective immediately.
  • Fix: When uploading multiple files the item's order attribute should be set correctly.
  • Fix: Bulk menu is now always visible, fixing a jumpy interface on slower internet connections.
  • Fix: Errors should be reported when servers runs out of memory rendering images.

1.2.9.7

  • Fix: Multiple file uploads should not give 404 errors with certain WordPress setups.
  • Fix: Only loads the flash upload javascript libraries when needed.

1.2.9.6

  • Fix: Better error reporting for flash upload.

1.2.9.5

  • New: Upload multiple files (JavaScript and Flash required).
  • Fix: %PERMALINK% token now works.

1.2.9.2

  • Fix: Swedish localization updated.

1.2.9.1

  • Fix: Individual and CataBlog category pages now apply WordPress filters on the description if enabled.
  • Fix: CataBlog Option tabs have been enlarged for German language.
  • Fix: German localization updated.

1.2.9

  • New: Public Catalog Items: create individual and category pages for your entire catalog.
  • New: Screen Options for the Library page give users control over pagination and visible data.
  • New: Add CataBlog menu to the WordPress Admin Bar.
  • New: Preliminary contextual help added through out the plugins Admin panels.
  • New: New template function to get a single catalog item by id, catablog_get_item($id).
  • New: German localization.
  • Fix: Setting or not setting the category parameter in the Shortcode should behave as expected.
  • Fix: %TITLE-LINK% token now includes the title target and relationship settings.
  • Fix: %LINK-TARGET% and %LINK-REL% tokens work once again.
  • Fix: Image uploads no longer append a timestamp to the file name.
  • Fix: Your theme's catablog.css file is once again automatically loaded.
  • Fix: CataBlog class should no longer load if PHP is not at least version 5.

1.2.8

  • Fix: Category filter is better checked before being attached to the catalog query.
  • New: CataBlog Admin Library limits results to 20 catalog items at a time with pagination.
  • New: %CATEGORY% token added for listing which categories a catalog item is in.
  • New: %CATEGORY-SLUGS% token added to be used as category specific CSS classes.
  • Fix: %DATE% token is now rendered in the blogs set date format.
  • New: %TIME% token added for displaying the current catalog item's creation time.
  • Fix: Minor UI tweaks, enhancements and localization file updated with new strings.
  • New: Works with WordPress 3.2 beta 1.

1.2.7.1

  • New: Swedish localization added

1.2.7

  • New: Bulk Edit Item Categories.
  • New: The PHP MultiByte String Library is no longer necessary to run CataBlog, but still recommended.
  • New: Replace reset action with remove, allowing for an easy way to uninstall CataBlog.
  • Fix: All Admin actions that edit your catalog now check for a security nonce.
  • Fix: CSV Export no longer adds an extra header for the nonexistent id column.
  • Fix: %MAIN-IMAGE% token will always be linked to its larger size image if the LightBox is enabled.
  • Fix: %TITLE-LINK% token is now replaced correctly and in used in the default template.
  • Fix: Refactored activation, installation and upgrade methods.
  • Fix: LightBox console does not interfere with Internet Explorer browser.
  • Fix: LightBox will attempt to load the original upload if the rendered image request returns not found.
  • Fix: jQuery selector for the LightBox reverts to .catablog-image if empty.
  • Fix: Incrementally better JavaScript performance in the Admin Panels.

1.2.6

  • Fix: All plugin URLs will now be secure connections if the main page is securely loaded.
  • Fix: Removed die() function from plugin completely, so changing your server configurations won't break your entire site in some fringe cases.
  • Fix: Refactored the plugin activation function so it is more reliable.
  • New: Plugin version number is now saved in your database to help the plugin update itself.

1.2.5.3

  • Fix: Moved the PHP 5 requirement check out of the CataBlog class, allowing proper checking.
  • Fix: Removed a deprecated token from the built in gallery template.
  • Fix: Removed the catablog.pot file and instead will include a catablog.po file to be duplicated and translated.
  • New: The entire CataBlog collection is now labeled 'Library' in the admin menu.
  • New: Modified the installation instructions to include the server requirements.

1.2.5.2

  • Fix: Fixed display of gallery template, especially in themes that have a #content element.
  • Fix: CSS tweaks, still trying to make this as compatible as possible.

1.2.5.1

  • Fix: Thumbnail in the edit catalog item form is now resized properly.
  • Fix: Added a missing CSS class for img.catablog-image
  • Fix: Fixed the CSS classes for sub images in the default template.
  • Fix: The inline Stylesheet classes now have #content to help CSS overrides in certain themes.
  • Fix: The LightBox check if the file extension is an image is no longer case sensitive.
  • Fix: Secondary images now link to the proper full size images.
  • Fix: The function for theme developers now has the new shortcode parameters.

1.2.5

  • Important: Requires WordPress 3.1 or better.
  • Important: Removed drag and drop reordering and exposed the order value for each catalog item.
  • New: CataBlog ShortCode now supports multiple categories separated by commas.
  • New: CataBlog ShortCode has a new operator parameter for querying categories.
  • New: Sort your catalog by order, date, title or randomly.
  • New: CataBlog ShortCode has sorting parameters.
  • New: CataBlog ShortCode has a template parameter for overriding the system template.
  • New: All messages and language may now be localized with included POT file.
  • New: Preliminary Spanish localization included.
  • New: Added Date field to the edit catalog item form.
  • Fix: Removed restrictions on foreign characters for the category name.
  • Fix: If image_rotate() is not an available function then CataBlog will not use it.
  • Fix: Thumbnail backgrounds are now filled with a rectangle for better system compatibility.
  • Fix: The Admin menu position of CataBlog no longer will conflict with certain setups.
  • Fix: Removed all !important declarations from the catablog.css file.
  • Fix: Optimized the templates for better theme compatibility.
  • Fix: Optimized the edit catalog item form for multiple languages.
  • Fix: When the link field is empty the %LINK% token will now return the full size image instead of #empty-link.
  • Fix: LightBox is now designed to work best with anchor tags instead of image tags.
  • Fix: You may now enable the LightBox library and the full size image rendering separately.
  • Fix: You may change the jQuery selector used to find the LightBox images.
  • Fix: Optimized front end CSS, instead of inline styles a stylesheet is generated in your pages head tag.

1.2

  • New: Upload multiple images per catalog item now.
  • New: Template HTML code uses a new catablog-images-column class to group images.
  • New: Next and previous catalog item links in the edit panel.
  • Fix: Import and export work better and give more feedback.
  • Fix: When deleting items your catalog order is now re-indexed properly.
  • Fix: CSS classes for front end are more verbose and flexible.
  • Fix: ShortCode Category attribute is not case sensitive.
  • Fix: Change order button is disabled when viewing a specific category because it didn't work.
  • Fix: New 'Uncategorized' default category for all new items.

1.1.9

  • Fix: Import no longer makes a sub image when the subimages field is empty.
  • Fix: Category filter now finds the category slug for the passed in category name.
  • Fix: New categories made by import or manually will all have a common prefix in their slug.
  • Fix: Clear database when importing should always delete all catalog items now.

1.1.8

  • Fix: Lots and lots of testing, hopefully everything is a little more stable.
  • Fix: Database query reduction and optimization across application.
  • Fix: Categories are now consistently set throughout entire plugin.
  • Fix: Category slugs should now be completely unique, preventing taxonomy conflicts.
  • Fix: Code cleaned up and removed old database upgrade methods.
  • Fix: Various user interface enhancements and bug fixes.

1.1.7

  • Fix: Single site versions of WordPress may now upload sub images.
  • Fix: Reduced database load on frontend rendering.

1.1.6

  • Fix: Better multiple image per catalog item support.
  • Fix: catablog-image CSS class reverted to stop upgrade bugs.
  • Fix: Default template reverted to stop upgrade bugs and new subimages template added.
  • Fix: Optimized next and previous item links in edit panel.
  • Fix: Long item descriptions are truncated in the admin list view.
  • Fix: Successful form submissions now forwards you to the appropriate url.
  • Fix: Lazy loaded thumbnail images in admin list view refined.
  • Fix: Better file upload validation and error messages.
  • New: List view now renders the description in html
  • New: Template drop down menus now lists all files in the directory.

1.1.5

  • New: Added multiple image per catalog item support.
  • New: Thumbnail images in the admin list view are now lazy loaded.
  • New: Navigation controls in the admin edit panel.
  • Fix: Rendering thumbnail and fullsize images are now separate threads.

1.1

  • New: Added CSV (comma separated values) support for importing and exporting catalog data.

1.0.2

  • New: New grid template default for showing product grids that use the item's link.
  • New: Title link relationship field now in title options.
  • New: Support for inserting tab characters into the template code.
  • New: Only load CataBlog frontend JavaScript and CSS on pages with the shortcode.
  • New: Thumbnail preview now has an image in options panel.
  • Fix: Updated gallery template default to link to the full size image.
  • Fix: Title link target attribute is now free form text in title options.

1.0.1

  • New: Added %IMAGE-FULLSIZE% token to the HTML template feature.

1.0

  • New: Rescan the originals folder for new images to add to the database.
  • New: Category filter in the CataBlog Admin Panel for quick filter previews.
  • New: Grid mode for easier resorting and photo gallery usages.
  • New: Bulk selection of items for the delete function.
  • Fix: Small interface bugs in LightBox when using an old browser.

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-5-10
Downloads: 120,786

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