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Connections Business Directory

An easy to use directory plugin to create an addressbook, business directory, member directory, staff directory or church directory.

8.5.14 04/13/2016

  • NEW: Add support for the name_format option to the [upcoming_list] shortcode.
  • NEW: Introduce the cn_pre_save_meta filter.
  • NEW: Introduce the cn_pre_save_meta_skip and cn_pre_save_meta_skip-{fieldID} filters.
  • NEW: Introduce the cn_entry_query_clauses filter.
  • NEW: Introduce the cnQuery class.
  • NEW: Add support for CPT posts drop down in the cnSettingsAPI.
  • NEW: Add field alias checkbox-group in cnSettingsAPI.
  • NEW: Introduce the cpt-checkbox-group field type in cnSettingsAPI.
  • NEW: Introduce the cn_form_open_default_atts and cn_form_open_atts filters.
  • NEW: Introduce the cn_pagination_default_atts and cn_pagination_atts filters.
  • NEW: Introduce cnSettingsAPI::flushRewriteRules() which can be called to set the option to tell Connections to flush the rewrite rules.
  • NEW: Add a new advanced setting options to enable CPT support and define which CPT/s to add support for.
  • TWEAK: Replace get_query_var() with cnQuery::getVar() throughout to help prevent poorly coded plugins and themes from breaking Connections.
  • TWEAK: Register the shortcodes on on the frontend to prevent other plugins from running them in the admin.
  • TWEAK: User filters to prevent the bio and notes fields from being saved as meta.
  • TWEAK: Remove the hack that was in place to prevent the bio notes fields from being save as meta.
  • TWEAK: Add the ordo (Latin for order since ORDER is a SQL reserved keyword) column to the CN_ENTRY_TABLE. Add the upgrade routine to add the column to existing installations. Bump the DB version to 0.3.
  • TWEAK: Change the home page id select drop down to use the new cpt-pages select drop down field type so CPT posts will be list as options for the directory home page.
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated function in cnRegisterSettings::sanitizeImageSettings().
  • TWEAK: Update cnRegisterSettings::sanitizeURLBase() to use cnRegisterSettings::flushRewriteRules().
  • TWEAK: Add the necessary rewrite rules for the user defined CPT/s to support.
  • TWEAK: cnTerm::get() used in CN_Walker_Term_List::start_el() can return NULL || an instance of WP_Error, so, lets check for that.
  • BUG: Remove unused global var in cnEntry.
  • BUG: Remove errant saveOptions() call in the db upgrade routine. Possible responsible for db upgrades being skipped in rare cases.
  • BUG: Add a missing saveOptions call in one of the upgrade routines.
  • BUG: Correct the name cnGEO to cnGeo class call in cnRegisterSettings.
  • BUG: Fix double POST requests for extension/template update checks.
  • I18N: Update POT file.
  • I18N: Update MO files.
  • OTHER: Fix some minor whitespace issues in the inc.upgrade.php file.
  • OTHER: Few code styling fixes in cnSettingsAPI.
  • OTHER: Remove support for WordPress 3.3 in the cnSettingsAPI.
  • OTHER: Correct misspellings.
  • DEV: phpDoc fixes.

8.5.13 03/11/2016

  • TWEAK: General code cleanup of cnMessage to fix phpDoc and correct potential PHP warning/error notices by checking for existing array indexes before working with them.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntryMetabox::address() to remove duplicate code.
  • DEV: Add a missing class phpDoc header.
  • I18N: Update POT file.
  • I18N: Update MO files.

8.5.12 03/04/2016

  • BUG: Set format to string for lat/lng instead of float when passing the values thru wpdb->prepare() to prevent them from being rounded at 6 decimal places.
  • BUG: The "Recently Added" Dashboard widget would show entries in the moderation queue.
  • BUG: The "Recently Modified" Dashboard widget would show entries in the moderation queue.
  • BUG: Correct bug in the cnHTML::textarea() method.
  • TWEAK: Reduce image quality default from 90 to 82 to match upcoming change to WordPress to reduce image sizes without adversely affecting perceived image quality.
  • TWEAK Check for ABSPATH at top of image editor classes to help prevent direct access.
  • TWEAK: Escape URL on the Manage admin page for filter by category.
  • TWEAK: Minor tweaks to the Templates admin page.
  • TWEAK: The "Awaiting Moderation" Dashboard widget will now show the newest first instead of the oldest.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntryMetabox::links() to remove duplicate code.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntryMetabox::dates() to remove duplicate code.
  • TWEAK: CSS tweaks to the Templates admin page.
  • OTHER: Correct misspelling.
  • OTHER: Update the minified CSS and JS files.
  • DEV: Couple minor phpDoc fixes.

8.5.11 02/12/2016

  • COMPATIBILITY: Add an Enfold theme compatibility shim when viewing a single entry.'s detail/profile view.
  • BUG: Correct bug for mouseover hover text for email links so they correctly reflect the email type.
  • BUG: Correct an error in the admin javascript which prevented a repeatable field from collapsing.
  • TWEAK: Move the geocode button to be within the address-geo div in the Address field metabox.
  • TWEAK: Fix the alpha index with many character from overlapping the table header.
  • TWEAK: Correct the positioning of a the repeatable field toggle arrow.
  • TWEAK: Add a margin the the #minor-publishing div to fix the spacing of the role capability reset metabox.
  • TWEAK: Cleanup the address field metabox inputs for a little cleaner presentation.
  • TWEAK: Add missing container div on the geocode button when editing an entry with an existing address.
  • TWEAK: Tweak styling of the phone number field metabox to add more whitespace.
  • TWEAK: Tweak styling of the email address field metabox to add more whitespace.
  • TWEAK: Tweak styling of the instant messenger field metabox to add more whitespace.
  • TWEAK: Tweak styling of the social media network field metabox to add more whitespace.
  • TWEAK: Tweak styling of the link field metabox to add more whitespace.
  • TWEAK: Tweak positioning of the repeatable fields remove button.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntryMetabox::phone() to remove duplicate code.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntryMetabox::email() to remove duplicate code.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntryMetabox::messenger() to remove duplicate code.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntryMetabox::social() to remove duplicate code.
  • OTHER: Correct a few misspellings in cnGeo in the phpDoc.
  • OTHER: Update EDD_SL_Plugin_Updater to 1.6.3.
  • OTHER: Remove unused variables in cnEntryMetabox.
  • DEV: Add a @todo to cnShortcode.
  • DEV: Minor phpDoc fixes in cnEntryMetabox.

8.5.10 02/05/2016

  • NEW: Add preferred class names for entry data that has been set as the preferred option. This will allow them to be targeted with CSS to allow differentiation.
  • NEW: Introduce cnTerm_Object.
  • NEW: Various changes in cnTerm to bring methods back into alignment with WordPress 4.4.
  • BUG: Correct bug that prevented the db upgrade routine from running.
  • BUG: Fix the pagination links when the directory is used on the page set as the WordPress Front Page.
  • TWEAK: Simplify the logic which determines which entries to retrieve based on entry status.
  • TWEAK: Simplify the logic to retrieve entries by type.
  • TWEAK: Simplify the logic to exclude categories which results in fewer db queries.
  • TWEAK: Simplify the logic to include categories which results in fewer db queries.
  • TWEAK: Simplify the logic in cnRetrieve::setQueryStatus().
  • TWEAK: Permit only the supported statuses to be queried in cnRetrieve::setQueryStatus().
  • TWEAK: Simplify cnRetrieve::recordCount() to use setQueryVisibility() and setQueryStatus().
  • TWEAK: Make cnRetrieve::addresses() a static method.
  • TWEAK: Complete refactor of the cnRetrieve::phoneNumbers() method.
  • TWEAK: Complete refactor of cnRetrieve::emailAddresses().
  • TWEAK: Complete refactor of cnRetrieve::imIDs().
  • TWEAK: Complete refactor of cnRetrieve::socialMedia().
  • TWEAK: Complete refactor of cnRetrieve::links().
  • TWEAK: Complete refactor of cnRetrieve::dates().
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated function and unused global var in cnRetrieve::search().
  • TWEAK: Set the default year from 1970 to 1972 for the legacy anniversary/birthday fields to allows for a Feb 29th date on leap years.
  • TWEAK: Change cnMeta::updateCache() from private to public because it is required in cnTerm.
  • TWEAK: Update cnTerm::getRelationships(). Add support for taxonomy, parent and term_taxonomy_id options for the order_by param. Add the parent param to limit results to a given term ID. Add support for term meta queries.
  • TWEAK: Update cnTerm::getTaxonomyTerms() to support the name and childless params. Add support for term meta queries. Converted to return an array of cnTerm_Object objects.
  • TWEAK: Update cnTerm::getBy() to make the $taxonomy param optional if the $field param is set to term_taxonomy_id. Convert to return an array of cnTerm_Object objects.
  • TWEAK: Update cnTerm::get() to make the $taxonomy param optional. Converted it to return an array of cnTerm_Object objects.
  • TWEAK: Change cnTerm::childrenIDs() to be public.
  • TWEAK Deprecate cnTerm::get_hierarchy() because it is a duplicate of cnTerm::childrenIDs(). Delete code and return cnTerm::childrenIDs().
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated method cnTerm::get_hierarchy(). Use cnTerm::childrenIDs() instead.
  • TWEAK: Remove filter which added support for meta queries cnTerm::getTaxonomyTerms() since it now supports it internally.
  • TWEAK: Ensure the name attribute is reset before executing cnTerm::getTaxonomyTerms() in the template walker classes.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnRetrieve::entryTerms() for better caching of results and update cached results to return array of cnTerm_Object objects.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEntry::getCategory() to use cnRetrieve::entryTerms() and to get the term relationships on demand instead of preloading when cnEntry is created.
  • OTHER: Remove unused legacy methods in cnRetrieve.
  • OTHER: Remove unnecessary isset check in cnRetrieve::setQueryVisibility().
  • DEV: Update phpDoc in a couple cnTerm methods to note the WordPress core equivalent function.

8.5.9 02/01/2016

  • NEW: Add ABSPATH to the System Info.
  • NEW: Refactor cnTemplatePart::searchingMessage() to add filters and hooks to make it more configurable for developers.
  • BUG: Enqueue the JavaScript on the Settings Import/Export admin page.
  • BUG: Use CN_TEMPLATE_PATH instead of CN_PATH to include the core templates. Remove, the double forward slash.
  • BUG: Fix unescaped user search term in the admin. Unfiltered user input for the search field being sent directly via echo back to the user's browser.
  • BUG: Escape role names and capabilities submitted by the Connections : Roles admin page when adding/removing a role capability.
  • TWEAK: Tweak logic in cnUtility::getUUID() so if openssl_random_pseudo_bytes() fails, it'll gracefully fallback to the compatibility method rather than failing.
  • TWEAK: Remove instance of $plugindir = get_bloginfo( 'wpurl' ) . '/wp-content/plugins'; as requested by wp.org.
  • TWEAK: Remove unused global from cnRole::reset().
  • TWEAK: Add message for user if they do not have access to any admin tools.
  • TWEAK: Correct the user capabilities for the Tools admin page to better align with the core WordPress user capabilities for the same functions.
  • TWEAK: Escape role names before resetting them.
  • TWEAK: Escape URL use to kickoff a DB upgrade.
  • TWEAK: Code cleanup of the DB upgrade message to make it more readable.
  • TWEAK: Escape CSV Export type before processing.
  • TWEAK: Escape Connections : Manage admin page view action.
  • TWEAK: Escape the output for the current character on the Connections : Manage admin page.
  • TWEAK: Escape the current log type being viewed.
  • TWEAK: Run absint() on log post ID.
  • OTHER: Reduce tags as requested by wp.org.
  • OTHER: Correct misspelling in cnRole::reset().
  • OTHER: Add newline at EOF in class.capabilities.php.
  • OTHER: Remove an extra space.
  • DEV: Use minified files instead of vendor supplied packed files for jQuery goMap and MarkerClusterer per wp.org guidelines.
  • DEV: Use Yoda condition.

8.5.8 01/08/2016

  • NEW: CSV export will now export the visibility of address, phone, email and dates.
  • NEW: CSV export will now export the visibility status of social media, instant messenger and links.
  • NEW: CSV export will now export the image and logo URL/s.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Remove spaces after delimiter in CSV export for Excel compatibility.
  • BUG: Correct bug in setting the radio group name attribute.
  • BUG: Properly sanitize the address fields when saving an entry.
  • TWEAK: Remove unused global var $current_user in several methods in cnRetrieve. Remove unused calls to get_currentuserinfo() which will be deprecated in WordPress 4.5.
  • TWEAK: Move the header breakout fields and field types to be within their switch case so they are only run when needed instead on every field export type.
  • TWEAK: Correct the user capabilities for the Tools admin page to better align with the core WordPress user capabilities for the same functions.
  • TWEAK: Add missing user capability checks for system info and remote system info tools.
  • OTHER: Tweak the default tool tab to be the first registered tab rather than being hard coded.
  • OTHER: Update link to the documentation page.
  • OTHER: Remove TimThumb from the vendors folder and most references to it from the code and text since it has not been needed for well over a year now.
  • DEV: Add ability to register a tab with a user role capability so the user must have that capability in order to access that tool tab.

8.5.7 12/18/2015

  • Compatibility: Set the remaining cnEntry properties to an empty string rather than the default NULL for WP 4.4 compatibility.
  • TWEAK: Add WP max memory limit constant to system info.
  • OTHER: Remove image setting instructions since they no longer apply.
  • DEV: Update phpDoc for cnShortcode::view().
  • I18N: Update POT file.
  • I18N: Update MO files.

8.5.6 12/10/2015

  • COMPATIBILITY: Fix for WordPress 4.4. Use an empty string instead of NULL when inserting data for an entry with no value.
  • TWEAK: Change the checkbox header/footer column from th to td so the correct styling is applied by WP.
  • TWEAK: Change the column name from "Hierarchy" to "Parent" in the category CSV export.
  • TWEAK: Add default primary column name to list table classes.
  • TWEAK: Revert CSS tweaks designed to prevent themes from hiding the vcard class due to it breaking templates layouts.

8.5.5 12/08/2015

  • NEW: Bulk export the categories as a SCV file.
  • NEW: Add support to bulk import nested categories.
  • BUG: When querying the term count field, return an int instead of string.
  • TWEAK: Increase the filter priority for processing single entry view.
  • TWEAK: Allow case sensitive term exists checks on case insensitive table collations.
  • TWEAK: Remove the unfiltered_upload capability from users in cnUpload::file() to enforce the file mime type check.
  • TWEAK: Another CSS tweak to help ensure themes do not hide the vcard class.
  • TWEAK: Add delimiter option to cnFunction::parseStringList().
  • TWEAK: Update cnRetrieve::entries() to use cnFunction::parseStringList() to simplify code.
  • OTHER: Remove use of deprecated methods in cnRetrieve::categories() and cnRetrieve::category().
  • OTHER: Update minified files.
  • DEV: Update .gitignore to ignore the /docs directory.
  • DEV: Update .gitiattributes to ignore the /docs directory.
  • DEV: Add grunt-phpdocumentor task.
  • DEV: phpDoc fixes in cnRetrieve.
  • DEV: phpDoc fixes for filters in cnTerm::insert().
  • DEV: Add missing phpDoc to cnUpload::result().
  • DEV: Correct misspelling in phpDoc.
  • DEV: First pass at cleaning up the cnUser class.
  • I18N: Update the POT file.
  • I18N: Update MO files.

8.5.4 11/11/2015

  • NEW: Add DESCRIBE table_name output to the system info output.
  • TWEAK: Use HTML entity code for brackets in template help text to prevent plugins that add the do_shortcode callback to the gettext filter. This will prevent WordPress from attempting to embed the directory instead of displaying the text.
  • TWEAK: Adjust CSS so themes do not hide the vcard class while not breaking the layout of the Circled template.
  • OTHER: Removed sensor query var when registering the URL for the Google Maps API as it is not longer required.
  • OTHER: Trim changelog section readme.txt because it was too long for wp.org to parse properly.
  • OTHER: Correct misspelling in inline code doc.
  • I18N: Use esc_html__() for the settings section description callbacks to prevent translations from causing an invalid syntax PHP error.
  • I18N: Update the POT file.
  • I18N: Update MO files.

8.5.3 11/09/2015

  • FEATURE: Family relations are now sortable when adding/editing a Family entry.
  • FEATURE: Enable support to order_by all date types.
  • NEW: Introduce cnString::truncate().
  • BUG: Fix bug where the "more" string would be inserted mid excerpt.
  • BUG: Correct country codes for North/South Korea.
  • TWEAK: Add Wairarapa to NZ regions.
  • TWEAK: Allow users with the unfiltered_html capability to have access to the full rich text editor.
  • TWEAK: Add logic to the cnShortcode::single() filter to basically ignore the Divi theme. A better fix will have to be implemented at a later date but this will be more than sufficient for now.
  • TWEAK: Add jquery-ui-sortable as an admin dependency.
  • TWEAK: Add additional CSS to help ensure themes do not hide the vcard class used within the shortcode.
  • OTHER: Update minified CSS/JS files.
  • I18N: Update the POT file.
  • I18N: Update MO files.
  • I18N: Correct textdomain on string.
  • I18N: Add Swedish (Sweden) translation.
  • I18N: Remove Thai translation.
  • I18N: Update translations completion in readme.txt.

8.5.2 10/23/2015

  • NEW: Add support for term meta queries.
  • NEW: Introduce the Term Meta UI API.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Dequeue the Themify Customizer scripts because it takes over the Customizer panel when loaded.
  • BUG: Correct variable names in cnEntry::getBirthday(). Copy/paste strikes again :/
  • BUG: Change the way the callback strings for a couple settings are escaped because they were causing PHP notices to be displayed for a user.
  • BUG: Simplify an if statement because wp.org would not allow it to commit as structured.
  • BUG: Check that an entry was returned before changing post's dates in cnSEO::postDates().
  • BUG: Check to ensure entry was returned before adjusting the meta page title in cnSEO::filterMetaTitle().
  • BUG: Check the post and post ID properties are set before checking against them in cnSEO::filterPostTitle().
  • BUG: Check to ensure entry was returned before adjusting the page title in cnSEO::filterPostTitle().
  • BUG: Check to ensure entry was returned before adjusting adding page meta desc in cnSEO::metaDesc().
  • BUG: Ensure $description is set before using to prevent PHP warning in cnSEO::metaDesc().
  • BUG: Check to ensure entry was returned before added the admin menu node in cnEntry_Action::adminBarMenuItems().
  • BUG: Correct column ID when selecting a term after it being edited.
  • BUG: Correct cn_excerpt filter name, removed the double underscore.
  • TWEAK: Remove used of deprecated methods in cnSEO.
  • TWEAK: Remove the plugin prefix from Settings API calls in cnSEO.
  • TWEAK: Check for string length 0 to be more explicit in cnSEO::metaDesc().
  • TWEAK: Remove unused global $connections var throughout cnSEO.
  • TWEAK: Update category note about deleting a category that the assigned entries will be reassigned to the default category.
  • TWEAK: Change admin page titles from h2 tags to h1 tags to be WordPress 4.3+ compliant.
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated core WP function get_screen_icon() from the Roles admin page.
  • TWEAK: Remove use of the core WP deprecated function get_screen_icon from the Settings API.
  • TWEAK: Add id attributes to the list actions and entry actions so they can be easily targets with CSS id selectors.
  • TWEAK: Make cnShortcode::find() more robust by altering the regex to search only for the tag being searched for rather than all registered shortcode tags.
  • TWEAK: Alter cnShortcode::single() to work with the $matches returned from cnShortcode::find() instead of the found tag attributes.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnFormatting::toBoolean() to use filter_var() to simplify method using a core PHP function.
  • TWEAK: Tweak the admin publish metabox visibility section so it does not interfere with the Term Meta UI.
  • TWEAK: Remove unused commented out code in cnvCard.
  • OTHER: Correct capitalization of CSV in readme.txt and changelog.txt.
  • OTHER: Correct misspelling of latitude in cnvCard.
  • I18N: Update POT file.
  • I18N: Update all MO files.
  • I18N Add Greek translation.
  • DEV: phpDoc fixes for cnSEO::metaDesc().

8.5.1 10/10/2015

  • FEATURE: Add a new CSV export option which can be used to export most entry data into a single CSV file.
  • NEW: Introduce cnCSV_Export::escape().
  • BUG: Fix the atts return option in cnShortcode::find().
  • BUG: Make sure to pass all shortcode options (+slug) so the single entry view to provide backwards compatibility to all shortcode options based templates.
  • TWEAK: Improve backward support for legacy anniversary field.
  • TWEAK: Improve backward support for legacy birthday field.
  • TWEAK: Add the entry type, family name and organization fields to the CSV export for addresses.
  • TWEAK: Add the entry type, family name and organization fields to the CSV export for dates.
  • TWEAK: Add the entry type, family name and organization fields to the CSV export for phone numbers.
  • TWEAK: Add the entry type, family name and organization fields to the CSV export for email.
  • TWEAK: Rename cnCSV_Export::addSlashesAndQuote() to cnCSV_Export::escapeAndQuote(). Use cnCSV_Export::escape() to excape the CSV text string.
  • TWEAK: Change usage of cnCSV_Export::addSlashesAndQuote() to cnCSV_Export::escapeAndQuote() throughout.
  • TWEAK: Remove unnecessary return string in cnCSV_Batch_Export::writeHeaders().
  • OTHER: Update EDD-SL library to latest version.
  • OTHER: Correct misspelling.

8.5 10/2/2015

  • FEATURE: CSV batch export addresses, phone numbers, email address and dates.
  • BUG: Do not double encode the edit entry URL.
  • TWEAK: Change the settings export/import tab ID and callback to be more specific to make way for the CSV export tab and callback.
  • TWEAK: Enqueue the System Info in the System Info tab callback so it only loads on its tab.

8.4.5 09/25/2015

  • NEW: Update the Profile template to support the Template Customizer.
  • BUG: Require the plugin update API in remote viewing of system info.
  • BUG: Prevent duplicate content on single entry profile detail page.
  • TWEAK: Add the cn-gmap class to the map block so it can easily be selected with CSS.
  • OTHER: Correct misspelling.

8.4.4 09/17/2015

  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated like_escape() throughout.
  • TWEAK: Check that json_decode() returned an object before checking value of a property in cnGeo.
  • TWEAK: Enqueue CSS and JavaScript using relative protocol URL/s.
  • OTHER: Update Chosen to 1.4.2.
  • OTHER: Update Font Awesome to 4.4.0.
  • OTHER: Update jQuery goMap to 1.3.3.
  • OTHER: Update jQuery qTip to 2.2.1.
  • OTHER: Update MarkerClustererPlus to 2.1.2.
  • OTHER: Update picturefill to 2.3.1.
  • OTHER: Update jQuery validate to 1.14.0.
  • OTHER: Remove unused jQuery Preload.
  • OTHER: Remove unused jQuery preloader.
  • OTHER: Remove unused jQuery spin.
  • OTHER: Remove unused jQuery spin.js.

8.4.3 09/11/2015

  • NEW: Introduce cnURL::makeProtocolRelative().
  • NEW: Introduce cnImage::insertIntoMediaLigrary(). Required further development, to be used in future versions.
  • BUG: Address bug that prevented the default format attribute from being changed via a filter.
  • TWEAK: Add updated jQuery UI styles to match the current WP admin style and color schemes.
  • TWEAK: Add plugin update available info to the System Info.
  • TWEAK: Update the mshot API URL.
  • TWEAK: Enqueue the jQuery data picker by handle only when rendering the metabox datepicker control.

8.4.2 08/31/2015

  • BUG: Properly set form action when using the home_id shortcode option.
  • NEW: Introduce cnURL::makeRelative().
  • TWEAK: Move the social media icons to the bottom of the entry contact info in the Default Entry Card.
  • TWEAK: Hopefully properly deal with hosts that force open_basedir in cnTemplateFactory::scan().
  • OTHER: Update minified CSS file.
  • I18N: Fix to make the image/logo hover string translation ready.

8.4.1 08/24/2015

  • BUG: Fix the home_id shortcode option in cnTemplatePart::formOpen().
  • BUG: Remove a PHP_EOL in cnHTML::input() which was causing unnecessary spaces to be added between input fields.
  • BUG: Correct bug preventing activation of individual template types.
  • TWEAK: Set default template image placeholder to not display by default matching implementation of previous version.
  • TWEAK: Add default style to remove box styles applied to images by themes.
  • TWEAK: The category select customizer message needs to be displayed only on the results list view.

8.4 08/12/2015

  • FEATURE: Introduce the Template Customizer.
  • FEATURE: Complete rewrite of the Default Entry Card template to support the new Template Customizer.
  • NEW: Add action which runs after the template's registered CSS and custom CSS files have been enqueued.
  • BUG: Fix the bottom bulk action control on the categories admin page.
  • BUG: Check that $atts['selected'] is numeric in CN_Walker_Term_Select_List_Enhanced::render() to prevent PHP notice.
  • TWEAK: Code cleanup of cnHTML to better meet coding standards and code de-duplication.
  • TWEAK: Code cleanup of cnMetaboxRender::fields() to better meet coding standards and reduce code duplication by utilizing cnHTML.
  • TWEAK: cnHTML::echoOrReturn() should be a static method.
  • TWEAK: Remove the legacy template installer admin action.
  • TWEAK: Remove the Template and Extension Dashboard metaboxes since they are no longer relevant.
  • TWEAK: Add link to the new Hobbies extension to the readme.txt file.
  • TWEAK: Remove deprecated templates.
  • TWEAK: Add filter to the template to get via the template slug.
  • TWEAK: Add compatibility filter to used the default template if a deprecated/removed template is being used.
  • TWEAK: If script debugging is enabled to not check for minified CSS and JS files when loading template assets.
  • TWEAK: Remove unused var_dump().
  • TWEAK: Simplify ternary in cnSettingsAPI::registerFields().
  • TWEAK: Remove padding from the last table row in the metaboxes.
  • TWEAK: Set height of template thumbnail to auto.
  • TWEAK: Rename filter cn_list_template_init to cn_load_template.
  • TWEAK: Apply cn_load_template filter to the function defaults rather than the function $atts.
  • TWEAK: Tweak to cnOutput::getNotesBlock(). Move the before/after attributes to be hard coded making the attributes empty. This makes it consistent with the other output functions.
  • TWEAK: Tweak to cnOutput::getBioBlock(). Move the before/after attributes to be hard coded making the attributes empty. This makes it consistent with the other output functions.
  • TWEAK: Simplify logic which appends the before/after attributes to the output of cnOutput::getImage().
  • TWEAK: Small Tweak to cnOutput::getOrgUnitBlock() to allow suppression of either/or the org or unit (dept).
  • TWEAK: Check for string length rather than using empty when checking for the parts of the name so values of 0 are valid.
  • TWEAK: Check for string length rather than using empty when checking for the parts of the contact name so values of 0 are valid.
  • TWEAK: Add a containing div around the output of cnOutput::getCategoryBlock().
  • TWEAK: Simplify logic of cnOutput::getCategoryBlock().
  • TWEAK: Rename action cn_action_entry_actions-after to cn_entry_actions-after to match naming style.
  • TWEAK: Make logic for determining if the requested template has been found by checking if it is an object instance of cnTemplate.
  • TWEAK: Add support to the Settings API for applying settings defaults for the Template Customizer.
  • TWEAK: Add filter so active template can be overridden and set to the correct template being customized.
  • TWEAK: Disable the output of the template parts form open/close if the current view is the Customizer preview.
  • TWEAK: Add the supports property default when a template is registered with cnTemplateFactory.
  • TWEAK: Complete refactor of the code for the Templates admin page to make it cleaner and more maintainable and enable support for the Template Customizer.
  • TWEAK: Misc CSS tweaks.
  • TWEAK: Tweak logic to cnTemplate::getThumbnail() so it only returns a populated array if a thumbnail exists.
  • OTHER: Remove extra whitespace.
  • OTHER: Correct misspelling in phpDoc.
  • OTHER: Update minified CSS files.
  • I18N: Update the POT file.
  • I18N: Update the MO files.
  • DEV: Minor phpDoc fixes in the Metabox API classes.
  • DEV: Add phpDoc to filter cn_load_template.
  • DEV: Correct phpDoc for cnOptions::getActivateTemplate().
  • DEV: Add @link to phpDoc for cnSettingsAPI::addSettingsField().
  • DEV: Correct param type in phpDoc for cnHTML::attribute().

8.3.3 07/17/2015

  • FEATURE: The default category "Uncategorized" can now be renamed.
  • FEATURE: The default category can now be changed to any category.
  • NEW: Add support for a category field type in the Settings API.
  • NEW: Introduce cnSettingsAPI::set().
  • NEW: Introduce cnOptions::getDefaultCategoryID().
  • BUG: Correct the label for attribute for the search input on the Connections : Manage admin page.
  • BUG: Remove unused param when using delete_option().
  • TWEAK: Remove dead code, cnRegisterSettings::getPage().
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated use of get_screen_icon() on the Connections : Manage admin page.
  • OTHER: Correct a few more misspellings in inline code comments.
  • I18N: Update the POT file.
  • I18N: Update the MO files.
  • DEV: Correct code spacing in cnRegisterSettings::registerSettingsFields() to bring it up to coding standards.
  • DEV: Add a couple more properties to the connectionsLoad class that are being set by cnRetrieve::entries() so they are documented.
  • DEV: Add phpDoc for the global $connections var in cnScript::registerScripts().
  • DEV: Correct code spacing in cnSettingsAPI::get() to bring it up to coding standards.
  • DEV: Correct code spacing in cnSettingsAPI::registerFields() to bring it up to coding standards.

8.3.2 07/14/2015

  • BUG: Fix PHP ternary to be compatible with older version of PHP. This could cause the Connections : Tools admin page to not display.
  • BUG: Correct anchor target when a link is linked to the image or logo.
  • BUG: Correct CN_Email_Log_List_Table::column_default() to be compatible with parent::column_default().
  • BUG: Remove indentation comment from displaying in the System Information.
  • TWEAK: Ensure data for registering a log type is valid before attempting to register it.
  • TWEAK: Ensure data for registering an email log type is valid before attempting to register it.
  • DEV: Prettify class cnImage() to better meet coding standards.

8.3.1 07/10/2015

  • BUG: Fix PHP error Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STATIC in ../wp-content/plugins/connections/includes/class.utility.php on line 1866 on older versions of PHP.

8.3 07/09/2015

  • FEATURE: Add the Tools admin page with the System Info tab with the ability to email and/or share a secret URL to share the system info.
  • FEATURE: Introduce the ability to export/import the settings.
  • FEATURE: Introduce the ability for an admin to view and manage the email logs.
  • NEW: Introduce cnString::quickRandom().
  • NEW: Introduce cnString::random().
  • NEW: Introduce cnFunction::decodeJSON().
  • NEW: Introduce cnSettingsAPI::getAll(), cnSettingsAPI::download() and cnSettingsAPI::import().
  • NEW: Introduce cnLog::delete().
  • NEW: Introduce cnLog::views().
  • COMPATIBILITY: Include theme compatibility file with a filter to make images and logos compatible in the ProPhoto theme.
  • BUG: Fix bug in cnOutput::getContentBlock() that prevented the use of the content block name if the content block was registered as a single entry view content block.
  • BUG: Fix bug throughout cnEmail referring to a nonexistent charSet var.
  • BUG: Correct param default in cnAdminActions::setEntryStatus().
  • BUG: Fix reference bug in cnLog::deleteConnected().
  • TWEAK: Change cnFormatting::toYesNo() to a static method.
  • TWEAK: Do not create the .htaccess file in the TimThumb folder since it is no longer needed.
  • TWEAK: Move the vCard download template_redirect action callback function to static method cnvCard::download().
  • TWEAK: Remove the dead code in the deactivation callback.
  • TWEAK: Remove the Dashboard System widget.
  • TWEAK: Remove use of the cnvCard class on the Manage admin page since it is no longer needed.
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnOutput::getPhoneNumberBlock() to cleanup code and added a couple new filters.
  • TWEAK: Update cnLog::getConnected() to support getting logs of multiple types.
  • TWEAK: Update cnLog::getCount() to support getting log count of multiple types.
  • TWEAK: Make cnLog::types() a public method.
  • OTHER: Correct misspellings in inline code comments.
  • I18N: Update the POT file.
  • I18N: Update all MO files.
  • DEV: Include the Browser class by Chris Schuld.
  • DEV: phpDoc fixes.
  • DEV: Add phpDoc for the vars being extracted in cnAdminMenu::menu().
  • DEV: Use Yoda conditions.
  • DEV: Prettify cnvCard() to better meet coding standards.
  • DEV: Stub phpDoc for cnAdminAction class.

8.2.10 06/26/2015

  • FEATURE: Allow admins and editors (roles with unfiltered_html capability) to use the Media Manager to insert images in the Bio and Notes fields.
  • NEW: Introduce the new stateful cnLog().
  • NEW: Introduce logging of email sent using cnEmail(). This will enable logging of email sent via Contact and Form.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Add support for the WP Mail Logging plugin.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Add support for the Email Log plugin.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Add support for the Log Emails plugin.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Prevent WP Super Cache from purging the page cache when a log in added/updated by cnLog().
  • COMPATIBILITY: Prevent WP Rocket from purging the page cache when a log in added/updated by cnLog().
  • BUG: Ensure bio and notes fields are unslashed before displayed.
  • BUG: Fix admin sortable repeatable fieldsets.
  • BUG: Fix limit bug when retrieving phone numbers by type.
  • BUG: Fix limit bug when retrieving email addresses by type.
  • BUG: Correct the defaults array initialization in cnOutput::getAddressBlock().
  • BUG: Remove unused param in cnOutput::getLogoImage().
  • BUG: Remove unused global cnOutput::getImage().
  • BUG: Properly init arrays throughout cnOutput().
  • TWEAK: Add limit support when retrieving addresses.
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated args sanitation function in cnOutput::getAddressBlock().
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated function in cnOutput::getImage().
  • TWEAK: Remove use of deprecated args sanitization function throughout cnOutput().
  • TWEAK: Rename cnLog() to cnLog_Stateless(), move it to its own folder/file and update its usage in cnImage().
  • TWEAK: Refactor cnEmail::send(), break it apart into smaller more maintainable methods.
  • I18N: Update POT file.
  • I18N: Update all MO files.
  • I18N: Remove orphaned MO file.
  • DEV: Cleanup code alignment in cnOutput::getAddressBlock().
  • DEV: Fix code alignment of defaults array in cnOutput::getImage().
  • DEV: Correct several phpDoc params errors in cnOutput().
  • DEV: Adjust filters and actions in cnEmail::send() for better compatibility.
  • DEV: Prettify code in cnDate() to better meet coding standards.

Complete Changelog can be found here.

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Compatible up to: 4.5.1
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