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User Switching

Instant switching between user accounts in WordPress.

0.9

  • Minor fixes for the login_redirect filter.
  • Increase the specificity of the switch_to_old_user and switch_off nonces.

0.8.9

  • French translation by Fx Bénard.
  • Hebrew translation by Rami Y.
  • Indonesian translation by Eko Ikhyar.
  • Portuguese translation by Raphael Mendonça.

0.8.8

  • Spanish Translation by Marcelo Pedra.
  • User Switching is now a network-only plugin when used on Multisite.

0.8.7

  • Respect the secure_logged_in_cookie and login_redirect filters.

0.8.6

  • Correctly encode the redirect_to parameter in the login screen message.

0.8.5

  • Add a 'Switch To' link to bbPress profile screens.

0.8.4

  • Revert a change in 0.8.3 which switched to using the login_init hook. This hook is fired too late.

0.8.3

  • Switch to storing data in cookies as JSON instead of PHP-serialized.
  • Show admin notices on all possible admin screens.
  • Tweak the redirect location for BuddyPress user profiles.
  • Change the textdomain in the plugin to match the plugin slug (required for language packs in WordPress core).

0.8.2

  • Russian translation by R J.

0.8.1

  • Japanese translation by Yusuke Hayasaki.

0.8

  • Nested switching and switching back is now supported (capability permitting). Switch, switch again, switch back, switch back!
  • Fix for BuddyPress 1.7 member profile pages. Props nat0n.
  • Updated Arabic translation by Hassan Hisham.
  • A little code refactoring and improving, completed inline docs.

0.7.1

  • Arabic translation by Hassan Hisham.
  • Minor code tweaks.

0.7

  • Always show a 'Switch back' link in the footer when the admin toolbar isn't showing.
  • More intuitive redirecting after switching.

0.6.3

  • Lithuanian translation by Tommixoft.

0.6.2

  • Polish translation by Bartosz Arendt.

0.6.1

  • Slovak translation by Max Samael.

0.6

  • More intuitive redirecting after switching.
  • Avoid a BuddyPress bug preventing Switch To buttons from appearing.
  • Added a template function: current_user_switched() which lets you know if the current user switched into their account.
  • Added some hooks: switch_to_user, switch_back_user and switch_off_user, fired when appropriate.

0.5.2

  • Farsi (Persian) translation by Amin Ab.
  • Display switch back links in Network Admin and login screen.
  • Avoid a BuddyPress bug preventing Switch To buttons from appearing.

0.5.1.2

  • German translation by Ralph Stenzel.

0.5.1.1

  • Chinese Simplified translation by Sparanoid.

0.5.1

  • Toolbar tweaks for WordPress 3.3.

0.5

  • New "Switch off" function: Log out and log instantly back in again when needed (see the FAQ).

0.4.1

  • Support for upcoming changes to the admin bar in WordPress 3.3.

0.4

  • Add some extended support for BuddyPress.
  • Add some extended support for Multisite.
  • Fix a permissions problem for users with no privileges.
  • Fix a PHP warning when used as a mu-plugin (thanks Scribu).

0.3.2

  • Fix the 'Switch back to' menu item in the WordPress admin bar (WordPress 3.1+).
  • Fix a formatting issue on the user profile page.

0.3.1

  • Prevent admins switching to multisite super admin accounts.

0.3

  • Adds an admin bar menu item (WordPress 3.1+) for switching back to the user you switched from.

0.2.2

  • Respect the current 'Remember me' setting when switching users.
  • Redirect to home page instead of admin screen if the user you're switching to has no privileges.

0.2.1

  • Edge case bugfix to prevent 'Switch back to...' message appearing when it shouldn't.

0.2

  • Functionality for switching back to user you switched from.

0.1

  • Initial release.

Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-5-1
Downloads: 163,452

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Support

5 of 5 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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