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WP RSS Aggregator

The no.1 RSS feed importer for WordPress. Premium add-ons available for more functionality.

4.7.7 (2015-10-19)

  • Enhanced: Optimized checking for plugin updates.

4.7.6 (2015-10-07)

  • Enhanced: Feeds that fail to validate due to whitespace at the beginning are now supported by the plugin.
  • Fixed bug: Undefined variables in the System Info section in the Debugging page.
  • Fixed bug: Add-on license expiration notices could not be dismissed.

4.7.5 (2015-09-02)

  • Usage tracking now disabled.
  • Fixed bug: error related to undefined ajaxurl JS variable gone from frontend.
  • Enhanced: Licensing errors will be output to debug log.
  • Enhanced: Improved compatibility with plugins that allow AJAX searching in the backend.

4.7.4 (2015-08-20)

  • Requirement: WordPress 4.0 or greater now required.
  • Fixed bug in image caching
  • Fixed bug in admin interface due to incorrectly translated IDs

4.7.3 (2015-08-04)

  • Enhanced: Core now implements an image cache logic.
  • Enhanced: Add-ons on the "Add-ons" page now have an installed-but-inactive status.
  • Enhanced: Google Alerts permalinks will now be normalized.
  • Enhanced: Russian translation added.
  • Fixed bug: Inline help (tooltips) translations now work.
  • Fixed bug: Link to the Feed to Post add-on on the welcome page is no longer broken.

4.7.2 (2015-06-30)

  • Enhanced: Copyright updated.
  • Fixed bug: Word trimming no longer adds extra closing tags at the end.
  • Fixed bug: Presence of idna_convert class no longer causes infinite redirects on some servers.
  • Fixed bug: Warning of unterminated comment no longer thrown in PHP 5.5.
  • Fixed bug: Added default value for "Unique Titles" option.
  • Fixed bug: Having a the port number specified with the database host no longer causes issues with the mysqli adapter in System Info on some servers.
  • Fixed bug: Nested options of inline help controller no longer cause a fatal error.
  • Fixed bug: Notices will no longer be displayed during rendering of feed items due to absence of required default values.

4.7.1 (2015-04-23)

  • Fixed bug: No warning will be thrown when fetching feeds.

4.7 (2015-04-21)

  • New: Optionally import only items with titles that don't already exist.
  • Enhanced: Accessing feeds over HTTPS is now possible.
  • Enhanced: Added support for multibyte strings in some places.
  • Enhanced: Increased JS compatibility with other plugins.
  • Enhanced: Increased UI support for mobile devices.
  • Fixed bug: Having no mysqli extension no longer causes an error to appear in the debug info.
  • Fixed bug: Saving an empty license key no longer results in a warning.

4.6.13 (2015-03-20)

  • Fixed bug: The "Force feed" option wasn't being correctly used.

4.6.12 (2015-03-09)

  • Fixed bug: The "Force feed" option was being removed by the Feed to Post add-on.

4.6.11 (2015-03-04)

  • Enhanced: The Help page now includes a support form if a premium add-on is detected.
  • Enhanced: Updated some translations for admin options.
  • Fixed bug: Help tooltips are now optimized for iPad screens.
  • Fixed bug: Errors on the licensing page when a license code has not yet been entered.

4.6.10 (2015-02-10)

  • Enhanced: AJAX license activation.
  • Enhanced: License form more reliable.
  • Enhanced: license-related UI improvements
  • New: Markdown library added. Changelog now read from readme.
  • Fixed bug: Saving license keys not longer triggers error in some cases.

4.6.9 (2015-01-21)

  • Enhanced: Admin user will now be warned about invalid or expiring licenses.
  • Enhanced: Admin notices logic centralized in this plugin.
  • Fixed: Multiple small-scale security vulnerabilities.
  • Fixed: Ampersand in feed URL no longer causes the product of generated feeds to be invalidated by W3C Validator.

4.6.8 (2015-01-07)

  • Enhanced: Added more logging during feed importing.
  • Enhanced: Irrelevent metaboxes added by other plugins are now removed from the Add/Edit Feed Source page.
  • Fixed bug: Valid feed URLS were being invalidated.
  • Fixed bug: The Blacklist feature was being hidden when the Feed to Post add-on was enabled.
  • Fixed bug: Patched a vulnerability where any user on the site can issue a feed fetch.
  • Fixed bug: The "Activate" and "Pause" actions are not shown in the bulk actions dropdown in WordPress v4.1.

4.6.7 (2014-12-17)

  • Enhanced: Some minor interface updates.
  • Enhanced: Added filters for use by the premium add-ons.

4.6.6 (2014-12-06)

  • Enhanced: Added output layouts for feed sources and feed items.
  • Enhanced: Updated EDD updater class to version 1.5.
  • Enhanced: Added time limit extending to prevent script from exhausting its execution time limit while importing.
  • Fixed bug: The "Delete and Re-import" button was deleting items but not re-importing.
  • Fixed bug: Non-object errors when a feed source is deleted while importing.

4.6.5 (2014-11-17)

  • Enhanced: Improved the logging.
  • Enhanced: Improved the licensing fields.
  • Enhanced: Updated the EDD updater class to the latest version.
  • Fixed bug: Small random error when viewing the licenses page.

4.6.4 (2014-11-10)

  • Enhanced: Added filters to the custom feed.
  • Enhanced: Updated some styles to improve the user interface.
  • Fixed bug: The "Remove selected from Blacklist" button had no nonce associated with it.
  • Fixed bug: The Blacklist menu entry was not always being shown.

4.6.3 (2014-11-3)

Enhanced: Re-added the "Add New" link in the plugin's menu. Enhanced: Improved error logging. Enhanced: Bulk actions in the Feed Sources page are now also included in the bottom dropdown menu. Fixed bug: Add-on updater was prone to conflicts. Now enclosed in an action. Fixed bug: The Full Text RSS Feeds add-on was not showing as active in the "Add-ons" page. Fixed bug: Broken links in the "Add-ons" page, to add-on pages on our site.

4.6.2 (2014-10-15)

  • Enhanced: Improved plugin responsiveness.
  • Enhanced: Updated some help text in tooltips with better explainations and added clarity.
  • Enhanced: Optimized some old SQL queries.
  • Enhanced: Added better debug logging.
  • Enhanced: Added a new filter to modify the text shown before author names.
  • Fixed bug: Licenses were not showing as active, even though they were activated.

4.6.1 (2014-10-06)

  • Enhanced: Improved internationalization in the plugin, for better translations.
  • Fixed bug: If the feed source age limit was left empty, the global setting was used instead of ignoring the limit.

4.6 (2014-09-22)

  • Enhanced: Improved the user interface, with better responsiveness and tooltips.
  • Enhanced: Removes the ID column. The ID is now shown fixed in row actions.
  • Enhanced: Feed Preview indicates if feed items have no dates.
  • Fixed bug: If a feed item has no date, the date and time it was imported is used.

4.5.3 (2014-09-15)

  • New Featured: Added filter to allow adding RSS feeds to the head of your site's pages for CPTs.
  • Enhanced: Columns in the feed sources table are now sortable.
  • Enhanced: Removed the ID column in the feed sources table. The ID has been moved as a row action.
  • Enhanced: Improved various interface elements.
  • Enhanced: Better responsiveness for smaller screen.
  • Fixed bug: The importing spinning icon would get stuck and spin for a very long time.
  • Fixed bug: Removed an old description meta field.
  • Fixed bug: Plugin was not removing all scheduled cron jobs when deactivated.

4.5.2 (2014-09-09)

  • Enhanced: Optimized plugin for WordPress 4.0.
  • Enhanced: Improved template and added filters for add-on hooking.
  • Fixed bug: Editor toolbar visible over the WP RSS shortcode dialog.

4.5.1 (2014-08-26)

  • Fixed bug: Last import feed item count stays at zero.
  • Fixed bug: Datetime::setTimestamp error when using PHP 5.2 or earlier.
  • Fixed bug: The display limit was not working.
  • Fixed bug: Minor bug in licensing.

4.5 (2014-08-25)

  • New Feature: Bulk importer allows you to create multiple feed sources at once.
  • Enhanced: Improved OPML importer with added hooks.
  • Enhanced: Centralized add-on licensing, fixing multiple bugs.
  • Fixed bug: Undefined feed_limit errors when using the shortcode.

4.4.4 (2014-08-19)

  • Fixed bug: Errors when using older PHP versions 5.3 or lower.

4.4.3 (2014-08-19)

  • Fixed bug: Errors when using older PHP versions 5.3 or lower.

4.4.2 (2014-08-19)

  • Fixed bug: Errors when using older PHP versions 5.3 or lower.

4.4.1 (2014-08-18)

  • Enhanced: Various improvements to the plugin interface and texts.
  • Enhanced: Moved the restore default settings button farther down the Debugging page, to avoid confusion with the delete button.
  • Fixed bug: Feed item dates were not being adjusted to the timezone when using a GMT offset.
  • Fixed bug: Feed item dates are now adjusted according to daylight savings time.

4.4 (2014-08-11)

  • New Feature: Blacklist - delete items and blacklist them to never import them again.
  • Enhanced: Added a button in the Debugging page to reset the plugin settings to default.
  • Enhanced: WordPress Yoast SEO metaboxes and custom columns will no longer appear.

4.3.1 (2014-08-08)

  • Enhanced: Better wording on settings page.
  • Fixed bug: The Links Behaviour option in the settings was not working.
  • Fixed bug: The wrong feed items were being shown for some sources when using the "View Items" row action.

4.3 (2014-08-04)

  • New Feature: Feed items now also import authors.
  • Enhanced: Custom feed is now in RSS 2.0 format.
  • Enhanced: Improved the display template for feed items.
  • Fixed bug: Custom feed was not working in Firefox.
  • Fixed bug: Some feed items were showing items from another feed source.
  • Fixed bug: The feed limit in the global settings was not working.

4.2.3 (2014-07-29)

  • Enhanced: Added an option to choose between the current pagination type, and numbered pagination.
  • Enhanced: The Feed Preview now also shows the total number of items in the feed.
  • Fixed bug: A PHP warning error was being shown in the System Info.
  • Fixed bug: Language files were not always being referenced correctly.
  • Fixed bug: Manually fetching a feed fails if the feed is scheduled to update in the next 10 minutes.
  • Fixed bug: Bing RSS feeds were importing duplicates on every update.

4.2.2 (2014-07-23)

  • Enhanced: Facebook page feeds are now changed into RSS 2.0 feeds, rather than Atom 1.0 feeds.
  • Enhanced: Improved live updating performace on the Feed Sources page.

4.2.1 (2014-07-17)

  • Enhanced: Feed Sources page is now more responsive.

4.2 (2014-07-17)

  • New Feature: Can now view each feed source's imported feed items separate from other feed sources' feed items.
  • Enhanced: Major visual update to the Feed Sources page with new live updates.
  • Enhanced: The custom feed now includes the feed source.
  • Fixed bug: Google News feeds were importing duplicate items on every update.
  • Fixed bug: Multiple minor bug fixes with old filters.

4.1.6 (2014-06-28)

  • Fixed bug: Results returned by wprss_get_feed_items_for_source() will no longer be affected by filters.
  • Fixed bug: Charset issue in titles

4.1.5 (2014-06-19)

  • Enhanced: The Feed Sources table now indicates which feed sources encountered errors during the last import.
  • Fixed bug: Feed titles were not being decoded for HTML entities.

4.1.4 (2014-05-16)

  • Enhanced: Minor improvements to feed importing and handling.
  • Fixed bug: HTML entities were not being decoded in feed item titles.

4.1.3 (2014-04-28)

  • Enhanced: Added a force feed option, for valid RSS feeds with incorrect header content types.
  • Fixed bug: HTML entities in feed item titles are now being decoded.

4.1.2 (2014-04-22)

  • Enhanced: Improved the custom feed, by allowing a custom title.
  • Enhanced: Improved shortcode, by adding the "pagination" parameter.
  • Enhanced: Modified a filter to fix some bugs in the add-ons.

4.1.1 (2014-04-09)

  • Enhanced: Tracking notices only appear for admin users.
  • Fixed bug: Auto Feed Discovery was not working.

4.1 (2014-04-03)

  • New Feature: Feed items can now link to enclosure links in the feed.
  • Enhanced: Added a filter to allow add-ons to modify feed item queries.

4.0.9 (2014-03-27)

  • Enhanced: Added a filter to modify the feeds template.
  • Fixed bug: Nested lists in feeds template.

4.0.8 (2014-03-20)

  • Fixed bug: Using the shortcode makes the comments section always open.

4.0.7 (2014-03-08)

  • Fixed bug: The plugin prevented uploading of header images.

4.0.6 (2014-03-05)

  • Fixed bug: Hook change in last version suspected reason for some installations having non-updated feed items.

4.0.5 (2014-03-03)

  • New Feature: Time ago added as an option.
  • Enhanced: The plugin now allows the use of RSS and Atom feeds that do not specify the correct MIME type.
  • Enhanced: Better performance due to better hook usage.
  • Fixed bug: Facebook page feed URL conversion was not being triggered for new feed sources.
  • Fixed bug: Styles fix for pagination.
  • Fixed bug: Removed empty spaces in logging.

4.0.4 (2014-02-17)

  • Enhanced: Added Activate/Pause bulk actions in the Feed Sources page.
  • Enhanced: Feed Sources page table has been re-designed.
  • Enhanced: Logging is now site dependant on multisite.
  • Fixed bug: Undefined display settings where appearing on the front end.

4.0.3 (2014-02-12)

  • Fixed bug: The general setting for deleting feed items by age was not working.

4.0.2 (2014-02-10)

  • Enhanced: Added a filter to change the html tags allowed in feed item content.

4.0.1 (2014-02-08)

  • Fixed bug: Empty array of feed items bug caused importing problems.

4.0 (2014-02-04)

  • Enhanced: Improved some internal queries, for better performance.
  • Fixed bug: Feed limits were not working properly.

3.9.9 (2014-02-03)

  • Enhanced: The custom feed can now be extended by add-ons.

3.9.8 (2014-01-20)

  • Fixed bug: Removed excessive logging from Debugging Error Log.

3.9.7 (2014-01-17)

  • Fixed bug: Bug in admin-debugging.php causing trouble with admin login

3.9.6 (2014-01-17)

  • Enhanced: Added error logging.

3.9.5 (2014-01-02)

  • Enhanced: Added a feed validator link in the New/Edit Feed Sources page.
  • Enhanced: The Next Update column also shows the time remaining for next update, for feed source on the global update interval.
  • Enhanced: The custom feed has been improved, and is now identical to the feeds displayed with the shortcode.
  • Enhanced: License notifications only appear on the main site when using WordPress multisite.
  • Enhanced: Updated Colorbox script to 1.4.33
  • Fixed bug: The Imported Items column was always showing zero.
  • Fixed bug: Feed items not being imported with limit set to zero. Should be unlimited.
  • Fixed bug: Fat header in Feed Sources page

3.9.4 (2013-12-24)

  • Enhanced: Added a column in the Feed Sources page that shows the number of feed items imported for each feed source.
  • Fixed bug: Leaving the delete old feed items empty did not ignore the delete.

3.9.3 (2013-12-23)

  • Fixed bug: Fixed tracking pointer appearing on saving settings.

3.9.2 (2013-12-21)

  • Fixed bug: Incorrect file include call.

3.9.1 (2013-12-12)

  • Enhanced: Improved date and time handling for imported feed items.
  • Fixed bug: Incorrect values being shown in the Feed Processing metabox.
  • Fixed bug: Feed limits set to zero were causing feeds to not be imported.

3.9 (2013-12-12)

  • New Feature: Feed sources can have their own update interval.
  • New Feature: The time remaining until the next update has been added to the Feed Source table.

3.8 (2013-12-05)

  • New Feature: Feed items can be limited and deleted by their age.
  • Enhanced: Added utility functions for shorter filters.
  • Fixed bug: License codes were being erased when add-ons were deactivated.
  • Fixed bug: Some feed sources could not be set to active from the table controls.
  • Fixed bug: str_pos errors appear when custom feed url is left empty.
  • Fixed bug: Some options were producing undefined index errors.

3.7 (2013-11-28)

  • New Feature: State system - Feed sources can be activated/paused.
  • New Feature: State system - Feed sources can be set to activate or pause themselves at a specific date and time.
  • Enhanced: Added compatibility with nested outline elements in OPML files.
  • Enhanced: Admin menu icon image will change into a Dashicon, when WordPress is updated to 3.8 (Decemeber 2013).
  • Fixed bug: Custom Post types were breaking when the plugin is activated.

3.6.1 (2013-11-17)

  • Fixed bug: Missing 2nd argument for wprss_shorten_title()

3.6 (2013-11-16)

  • New Feature: Can set the maximum length for titles. Long titles get trimmed.
  • Fixed bug: Fixed errors with undefined indexes for unchecked checkboxes in the settings page.
  • Fixed bug: Pagination on front static page was not working.

3.5.2 (2013-11-11)

  • Fixed bug: Invalid feed source url was producing an Undefined method notice.
  • Fixed bug: Custom feed was producing a 404 page.
  • Fixed bug: Presstrends code firing on admin_init, opt-in implementation coming soon

3.5.1 (2013-11-09)

  • Enhanced: Increased compatibility with RSS sources.
  • Fixed bug: Pagination not working on home page

3.5 (2013-11-6)

  • New Feature: Can delete feed items for a particular source
  • Enhanced: the 'Fetch feed items' row action for feed sources resets itself after 3.5 seconds.
  • Enhanced: The feed image is saved for each url.
  • Fixed bug: Link to source now links to correct url. Previously linked to site's feed.

3.4.6 (2013-11-1)

  • Enhanced: Added more hooks to debugging page for the Feed to Post add-on.
  • Fixed bug: Uninitialized loop index

3.4.5 (2013-10-30)

  • Bug Fix: Feed items were not being imported while the WPML plugin was active.

3.4.4 (2013-10-26)

  • New feature: Pagination
  • New feature: First implementation of editor button for easy shortcode creation
  • Enhanced: Feed items and sources don't show up in link manager
  • Enhanced: Included Presstrends code for plugin usage monitoring

3.4.3 (2013-10-20)

  • Fixed bug: Removed anonymous functions for backwards PHP compatibility
  • Bug fix: Added suppress_filters in feed-display.php to prevent a user reported error
  • Bug fix: Missing
  • in certain feed displays

3.4.2 (2013-9-19)

  • Enhanced: Added some hooks for Feed to Post compatibility
  • Enhanced: Moved date settings to a more appropriate location

3.4.1 (2013-9-16)

  • Fixed Bug: Minor issue with options page - PHP notice

3.4 (2013-9-15)

  • New Feature: Saving/Updating a feed source triggers an update for that source's feed items.
  • New Feature: Option to change Youtube, Vimeo and Dailymotion feed item URLs to embedded video players URLs
  • New Feature: Facebook Pages URLs are automatically detected and changed into Atom Feed URLs using FB's Graph
  • Enhanced: Updated jQuery Colorbox library to 1.4.29
  • Fixed Bug: Some settings did not have a default value set, and were throwing an 'Undefined Index' error
  • Fixed Bug: Admin notices do not disappear immediately when dismissed.

Version 3.3.3 (2013-09-08)

  • Fixed bug: Better function handling on uninstall, should remove uninstall issues

Version 3.3.2 (2013-09-07)

  • New feature: Added exclude parameter to shortcode
  • Enhanced: Added metabox links to documentation and add-ons
  • Fixed bug: Custom feed linking to post on user site rather than original source
  • Fixed bug: Custom post types issues when activitating the plugin

Version 3.3.1 (2013-08-09)

  • Fixed Bug: Roles and Capabilities file had not been included
  • Fixed Bug: Error on install, function not found

Version 3.3 (2013-08-08)

  • New feature: OPML importer
  • New feature: Feed item limits for individual Feed Sources
  • New feature: Custom feed URL
  • New feature: Feed limit on custom feed
  • New feature: New 'Fetch feed items' action for each Feed Source in listing display
  • New feature: Option to enable link to source
  • Enhanced: Date strings now change according to locale being used (i.e. compatible with WPML)
  • Enhanced: Capabilities implemented
  • Enhanced: Feed Sources row action 'View' removed
  • Fixed Bug: Proxy feed URLs resulting in the permalink: example.com/url

Version 3.2 (2013-07-06)

  • New feature: Parameter to limit number of feeds displayed
  • New feature: Paramter to limit feeds displayed to particular sources (via ID)
  • Enhanced: Better feed import handling to handle large number of feed sources

Version 3.1.1 (2013-06-06)

  • Fixed bug: Incompatibility with some other plugins due to function missing namespace

Version 3.1 (2013-06-06)

  • New feature: Option to set the number of feed items imported from every feed (default 5)
  • New feature: Import and Export aggregator settings and feed sources
  • New feature: Debugging page allowing manual feed refresh and feed reset
  • Enhanced: Faster handling of restoring sources from trash when feed limit is 0
  • Fixed bug: Limiter on number of overall feeds stored not working
  • Fixed bug: Incompatibility issue with Foobox plugin fixed
  • Fixed bug: Duplicate feeds sometimes imported

Version 3.0 (2013-03-16)

  • New feature: Option to select cron frequency
  • New feature: Code extensibility added to be compatible with add-ons
  • New feature: Option to set a limit to the number of feeds stored (previously 50, hard coded)
  • New feature: Option to define the format of the date shown below each feed item
  • New feature: Option to show or hide source of feed item
  • New feature: Option to show or hide publish date of feed item
  • New feature: Option to set text preceding publish date
  • New feature: Option to set text preceding source of feed item
  • New feature: Option to link title or not
  • New feature: Limit of 5 items imported for each source instead of 10
  • Enhanced: Performance improvement when publishing * New feeds in admin
  • Enhanced: Query tuning for better performance
  • Enhanced: Major code rewrite, refactoring and inclusion of hooks
  • Enhanced: Updated Colorbox to v1.4.1
  • Enhanced: Better security implementations
  • Enhanced: Better feed preview display
  • Fixed bug: Deletion of items upon source deletion not working properly
  • Requires: WordPress 3.3

Version 2.2.3 (2012-11-01)

  • Fixed bug: Tab navigation preventing typing in input boxes
  • Removed: Feeds showing up in internal linking pop up

Version 2.2.2 (2012-10-30)

  • Removed: Feeds showing up in site search results
  • Enhanced: Better tab button navigation when adding a new feed
  • Enhanced: Better guidance when a feed URL is invalid

Version 2.2.1 (2012-10-17)

  • Fixed bug: wprss_feed_source_order assumes everyone is an admin

Version 2.2 (2012-10-01)

  • Italian translation added
  • Feed source order changed to alphabetical
  • Fixed bug - repeated entries when having a non-valid feed source
  • Fixed bug - all imported feeds deleted upon trashing a single feed source

Version 2.1 (2012-09-27)

  • Now localised for translations
  • Fixed bug with date string
  • Fixed $link_before and $link_after, now working
  • Added backwards compatibility for wp_rss_aggregator() function

Version 2.0 (2012-09-21)

  • Bulk of code rewritten and refactored
  • Added install and upgrade functions
  • Added DB version setting
  • Feed sources now stored as Custom Post Types
  • Feed source list sortable ascending or descending by name
  • Removed days subsections in feed display
  • Ability to limit total number of feeds displayed
  • Feeds now fetched via Cron
  • Cron job to delete old feed items, keeps max of 50 items in DB
  • Now requires WordPress 3.2
  • Updated colorbox to v1.3.20.1
  • Limit of 15 items max imported for each source
  • Fixed issue of page content displaying incorrectly after feeds

Version 1.1 (2012-08-13)

  • Now requires WordPress 3.0
  • More flexible fetching of images directory
  • Has its own top level menu item
  • Added settings section
  • Ability to open in lightbox, new window or default browser behaviour
  • Ability to set links as follow or no follow
  • Using constants for oftenly used locations
  • Code refactoring
  • Changes in file and folder structure

Version 1.0 (2012-01-06)

  • Initial release.

Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 1 week ago
Active Installs: 30,000+


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