Syndicate Press releases

Release Version 1.0.9

Download:

The Syndicate Press plugin is hosted on the WordPress Plugin site.

Change log:

New features:

  • Added feature to allow showing of the feed article images for a given page.  The bbcode showImages parameter overrides the global showImages value for that bbcode instance

Bug fixes:

  • None

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.8

Download:

The Syndicate Press plugin is hosted on the WordPress Plugin site.

Change log:

New features:

  • Custom filtering from within the bbcode tag on a page or post.
  • Placed the Custom Formatting items into their own tab on the admin control panel

Bug fixes:

  • None

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.7

Change log:

New features:

  • Moved the cache control buttons in-line with the Update Settings button on the admin page.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed a bug in the image display code which prevented images from being shown

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.6

Change log:

New features:

  • This version features are completely redesigned admin UI using embedded tabs.  The new tabbed admin page is much easier to use and far more user friendly.

Bug fixes:

  • None

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.5

Change log:

New features:

  • Removed an extra line break after the article title and prior to the article time-stamp.  This allows for a more customizable title.

Bug fixes:

  • None

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.4

Download:

The Syndicate Press plugin is hosted on the WordPress Plugin site.

Change log:

New features:

  • None

Bug fixes:

  • Ignoring empty lines in the the feed url box. Before this fix, an empty line in the feed url box would result in a feed not found error message being displayed on the output page.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.3

Download:

The Syndicate Press plugin is hosted on the WordPress Plugin site.

Change log:

New features:

  • None

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed a quote and slash escaping issue in the custom feed separator html and in the feed not found custom html.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.2

Download:

The Syndicate Press plugin is hosted on the WordPress Plugin site.

Change log:

New features:

  • Added article link to the … when an article is truncated
  • Automatically replace the feed:// URL protocol designator with http://

Bug fixes:

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0.1

Download:

The Syndicate Press plugin is hosted on the WordPress Plugin site.

Change log:

New features:

  • Added an “Update Settings” button to the top of the admin page

Bug fixes:

  • Feed URL and Feed Name are now trimmed so that whitespace between the | cahracter does not cause the feed lookup to fail.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Version 1.0

Download:

The Syndicate Press plugin is now hosted on the WordPress Plugin site.  You may down load from the site and install manually, or search for “Syndicate Press” in your WordPress admin Plugin page and install Syndicate Press automatically.

Change log:

New features:

  • none

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 17 (Version 0.9.9.7 – 10/16/2010):

Change log:

New features:

  • Admin can now remove or keep the HTML formatting in the feed article
  • Supports custom message when a feed is not available, rather than simply showing an error message.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 16 (Version 0.9.9.5 – 8/16/2010):

Change log:

New features:

  • Timestamps for feed articles are now parsed and displayed

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 15 (Version 0.9.9.4 – 4/30/2010):

Change log:

New features:

  • Admin page updates:
    • Added new ‘Syndicate Press news’ section to alert users of new SP features
    • Small wording change to make options more clear

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 14 (Version 0.9.9.3 – 4/2/2010):

Change log:

New features:

  • Fixed a bug where a feed would not display if the URL contained the same character as the custom feed name delimiter.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 13 (Version 0.9.9.2 – 3/13/2010):

Change log:

New features:

  • Quieted error messages when a feed URL is incorrect.  Hiding the error message from the web visitor will help to enhance WordPress installation security by not showing the full path to the plugin code.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 12 (Version 0.9.9.1):

Change log:

New features:

  • Added more exception handling to resolve an issue with some webhosts.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 11 (Version 0.9.9):

Change log:

New features:

  • Cleaned up Admin page internal structure.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 10 (Version 0.9.8.3):

Change log:

New features:

  • Customizable HTML content to be placed between feeds.
    • Can even include advertisements such as Google Adwords.
  • Cleaned up more newline issues with the Feed name, Copyright and “Last feed update” lines…
  • Supports limiting of feed content that contains embedded HTML such as feeds from blogspot.com
    • This version will always strip HTML markup from the content and/or description field if character length limits are enabled.  If the character limit length is set to -1 (default), then the HTML markup will not be stripped from the content/description

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 9 (Version 0.9.8.1):

Change log:

New features:

  • ‘Last feed update: …’ message can now be disabled by using the ‘Processing and feed metrics’ selection…
  • Removed some extraneous newlines on feed timestamp.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • No change

Release Candidate 8 (Version 0.9.8):

Change log:

New features:

  • Support for images/video’s/etc links in Atom feed ‘content’ tag
  • Fixed blogspot.com content problem.
    • Now displays the content for the articles as expected
  • Added ability to define custom html formatting for feed and article titles
  • Removed some extraneous white space.

Requirements:

  • No change

Known Issues:

  • Atom feed:
    • May not use the ‘self’ link  if the feed entry contains more than 1 link
    • HTML Content in content tag is not currently limited in length, thus you get the entire content…
  • RSS & RDF: Does not display images in the feed item description
    • Images are currently stripped out…on the list to be fixed

Release Candidate 7 (Version 0.9.7.3):

Change log:

New features:

  • Added error handling for the following scenarios:
    • URL does not provide any data
    • URL provides HTML page
    • Error parsing XML feed data

Requirements:

  • PHP 5
  • WordPress 2.8.4+

Known Issues:

  • Atom feed: May not use the ‘self’ link  if the feed entry contains more than 1 link
  • There is some trouble obtaining the article description from blogspot.com rss feeds.
    • This is on the list to be fixed…
  • Does not display images in the feed item description
    • Images are currently stripped out…on the list to be fixed

Release Candidate 6 (Version 0.9.7.2):

Change log:

New features:

  • Added WordPress validated readme.txt file with ‘Tested up to’ meta information.

Requirements:

  • PHP 5
  • WordPress 2.8.4+

Known Issues:

  • Atom feed: May not use the ‘self’ link  if the feed entry contains more than 1 link
  • Does not display images in the feed item description
    • Images are currently stripped out…on the list to be fixed

Release Candidate 5 (Version 0.9.7.1):

Change log:

New features:

  • Added code to handle the scenario when a feed cannot be downloaded and results in a zero length input feed cache file.  An error message will be displayed.

Requirements:

  • PHP 5
  • WordPress 2.8.4+

Known Issues:

  • Atom feed: May not use the ‘self’ link  if the feed entry contains more than 1 link
  • Does not display images in the feed item description
    • Images are currently stripped out…

Release Candidate 4 (Version 0.9.7):

Change log:

New features

  • Support for multi-word custom feed names
  • Reduced the amount of white-space surrounding the feed beginning and end

Known Issues:

  • Atom feed: May not use the ‘self’ link  if the feed entry contains more than 1 link
  • Does not display images in the feed item description

Release Candidate 3 (Version 0.9.6.3):

Change log:

New features

  • Fixed basic Atom feed article link
  • Added field in admin page to set the max length of the title/headline

Known Issues:

  • Atom feed: May not use the ‘self’ link  if the feed entry contains more than 1 link

Release Candidate 2 (Version 0.9.6.1):

Change log:

New features

  • Added flag to show/hide the publishers channel title
  • Added flag to display the custom feed name as the feed title in the output

Known Issues:

  • May not handle all Atom feeds correctly…

Release Candidate 1 (Version 0.9.5.4):

Change log:

New features

  • Fixed critical bug in a fresh install scenario in which the cache folder was not being created…
  • Updated the license for all internal components.

Known Issues:

  • May not handle all Atom feeds correctly…

Beta (Version 0.9.5.2):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Flag to show/hide the Syndicate Press link-back
    • Flag to show/hide the processing metrics
    • Added code level documentation
    • Updated usage examples int he admin page
    • Added new php function that can be called from anywhere within a theme to obtain feed contents
    • Cleaned up extraneous use of object references and changed to $this->* references
  • Known issues
    • Some more code cleanup & documentation to do…

Beta (Version 0.9.3):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Formatted output is cached
    • Fixed all released features after TinyFeedParser refactoring/integration
    • Cleaned up html formatted outpt
  • Known issues
    • Some more code cleanup & documentation to do…

Beta (Version 0.9):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Supports RDF feeds
  • Known issues
    • Formatted output is not cached, will be soon…

Beta (Version 0.8):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Fixed RSS Channel Header information to support image, copyright, title, etc…
  • Known issues
    • Does not support RDF based feeds.  coming soon…

Beta (Version 0.7):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Fixed support for number of articles to display (-1 for all)
  • Known issues
    • Does not support RDF based feeds.  coming soon…

Beta (Version 0.6):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Support for RSS and Atom feeds
    • Uses the new TinyFeedParser.
  • Known issues
    • Fixed multiple issues with images in feed descriptions
    • Does not support RDF based feeds.  coming soon…

Beta (Version 0.5):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Uses the new TinyHttpClient as the embedded Download Client with fixed Basic Authentication and GET User Agent.
  • Known issues
    • No changes from release 0.3

Beta (Version 0.4):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Enhanced plugin admin page security.
    • Documented code
  • Known issues
    • No changes from release 0.3

Beta (Version 0.3):

Change log:

  • New features
    • Support for PHP 5.
    • Admin can use the embedded Download Client or direct download method to obtain RSS feeds
    • Caching improvements
    • Support for max num characters in item
    • Support for max num items per feed
  • Known issues
    • Third party RSS parser
      • may have issues with some feeds that contain images in their item description.
      • some feeds that are not well formed rss may result in parse errors

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