Last updated: October 13, 2022
- Tweak: Fixed CWE-79 XSS issue on related posts settings screen, props Juampa Rodríguez.
- Tweak: Added rp4wp_post_link filter
- Tweak: Added rp4wp_post_title_html filter
- Tweak: Added rp4wp_before_content action
- Tweak: Added rp4wp_after_content action
- Tweak: Added rp4wp_before_image action
- Tweak: Added rp4wp_after_image action
- Tweak: Fixed CWE-79 XSS issue on manually link related post screen, props foobar7
- Tweak: Properly escape redirect URL params on manually bulk linking of related posts
- Tweak: Properly escape links in post table on manually link related post screen
- Tweak: Properly escape rp4wp_view on manually link search page
- Tweak: Fixed installer css errors
- Tweak: Various text edits
- Feature: Added compatibility support for Yoast Duplicate Post plugin.
- Tweak: Fixed an XSS vulnerability in heading text option.
- Tweak: Fixed an XSS vulnerability in custom CSS option.
- Tweak: Fixed an XSS vulnerability with WPML language GET attribute.
- Improvement: Complete rework of ignored words. Added many new words to 57 languages.
- Tweak: Added filter to exclude currently linked posts from get_related_posts() method (rp4wp_get_related_exclude_already_linked).
- Tweak: Removed ‘fixed’ class from related word meta box to prevent conflict with AFC.
- Improvement: Add en_GB ignored words so we can properly support British English as well.
- Tweak: Fixed a label error in the backend when a link of a deleted custom post type still existed.
- Feature: Added ‘heading_text’ attribute to [rp4wp] shortcode.
- Tweak: Added an improved way of normalizing characters.
- Tweak: Fixed an issue where the first image in the content was not found correctly.
- Tweak: Make sure installer is run from options-general.php to prevent capability issues
- Tweak: Removed hard removal of non a-z0-9 characters because this removes all non-latin chars causing issues for non-latin languages. Instead we’re now using a specific blacklist of characters that needs to be removed. Also moved this to convert_characters so we apply this blacklist also to title,taxonomy,etc.
- Tweak: Made case lowering of words in cache UTF-8 compatible, solving an issue with non-latin characters.
- Tweak: Manually linked posts now maintain order on relink.
- Tweak: Added filter ‘rp4wp_cache_word_amount’ to filter amount of words added in cache (default =6).
- Tweak: Fixed an issue where sticky posts were always included in related posts.
- Tweak: Fixed an issue that caused mixed post types to not be correctly displayed on frontend.
- Tweak: Always deactivate local license on deactivation request.
- Tweak: Tweaked default CSS to force specific CSS rules.
- Tweak: Added clearer installation instructions to installation wizard step 1.
- Tweak: Updated various translations.
- Tweak: Fixed an issue where category limitation didn’t work correctly.
- Feature: Added the option to set output template in widget.
- Feature: New related post is found for parents of posts that are put back to draft or deleted.
- Feature: Added WooCommerce price component.
- Feature: Added option to only find related posts in certain categories. See new ‘categories’ tab.
- Tweak: Rewrite of installation procedure so we can properly handle activation of plugin when free plugin is still active.
- Tweak: Fixed jQuery lib include for HTTPS websites
- Tweak: Fixed incorrect matching of duplicate related content.
- Tweak: Fixed incorrect matching of non-published content.
- Tweak: Fixed an issue with related content count being incorrect on automated related post append.
- Tweak: UL class rp4wp-posts-list now has a default width of 100%.
- Tweak: Added ‘rp4wp_max_post_age’ filter.
- Tweak: Added ‘rp4wp_excluded_ids’ filter.
- Tweak: Plugin is now checking if required mbstring PHP extension is installed.
- Tweak: Fixed a conflict with other plugins that use the SweetAlert library.
- Tweak: Updated various translations.
- Feature: Added Taxonomy component to Configurator.
- Feature: Added Post Author component to Configurator.
- Feature: Added Post Date component to Configurator.
- Feature: Added Read More component to Configurator.
- Feature: Added ‘reset to default’ option to weights.
- Tweak: Improved Content Matching Score algorithm. Better related content result.
- Tweak: Added post dates to manual linking screen.
- Tweak: Fixed Configurator Component Tool tips.
- Tweak: Added ‘rp4wp_related_posts_list’ filter to generate_related_posts_list().
- Tweak: Added ‘rp4wp_custom_tax_weight’ filter allowing you to filter custom category weight different per custom taxonomy and term.
- Tweak: German translation update. Props Silvan Hagen.
- Tweak: Added ‘rp4wp_thumbnail_use_inline_images’ filter to prevent the use of inline images.
- Tweak: Fixed issue with search queries with multiple words in manual post linking
- Tweak: Fixed a cross post-type caching bug.
- Tweak: Fixed a bug that caused the word caching progress bar to be incorrect.
- Tweak: Removed DateTime method chaining as PHP 5.2 doesn’t support this.
- Tweak: Always load template functions because some plugins execute shortcode/widget related code in admin.
- Tweak: Added widget-title class to h3 element in widget template.
- Tweak: Various performance optimizations, props Danny van Kooten
- Tweak: Fixed a bug that caused the search query to reset when navigating through pages on the manual linking page.
- Tweak: Properly escaping page request variable in manual linking screen now.
- Tweak: Added check if post type is installed before words from cache are cleared.
- Fixed a bug where thumbnails were not loaded when images in posts were not full size.
- Fixed a bug that caused too many related posts to be created when related posts were added prior publishing the post.
- Fixed a shortcode bug where the output would be placed on top of the post.
- Fixed an post exclusion related SQL error causing posts not to link.
- Tweak: Fixed a bug where post exclude data got corrupted causing posts not to related properly.
- Tweak: Fixed a manual post linking bug that caused the post title to be missing, props iCulture.
- Tweak: Also remove newly added options on uninstall when clean_on_uninstall is checked.
- Tweak: Fixed a thumbnail bug when cross linking different post types.
- Tweak: Fixed a bug where extra added ignored words where not properly used.
- Tweak: Updated Dutch ignored words.
- Feature: Thumbnail size can be set via options per post type.
- Feature: Use first image in content if no featured image is set.
- Feature: Added ability to set a placeholder image for if no image is found.
- Feature: Added ability to relink related posts from installer.
- Feature: Added ability to reinstall related posts from installer.
- Feature: Added joined-words feature. Allow multiple words to be parsed as one word.
- Feature: Added Brazilian Portuguese commonly used words.
- Feature: Added Czech commonly used words.
- Feature: Added Bulgarian commonly used words.
- Feature: Added Russian commonly used words.
- Feature: Added Swedish commonly used words.
- Feature: Added Spanish commonly used words.
- Feature: Added Norwegian Bokmål commonly used words.
- Tweak: Display Post Type in backend meta box.
- Tweak: Major install performance enhancements.
- Tweak: Added filter: rp4wp_get_children_link_args in RP4WP_Post_Link_Manager:get_children().
- Tweak: Added filter: rp4wp_get_children_child_args in RP4WP_Post_Link_Manager:get_children()
- Tweak: Strip all non letters or number characters from content.
- Tweak: Load Google API jQueryUI assets over HTTPS.
- Tweak: Fixed an issue with encoding non ASCII characters.
- Tweak: Improved trimming of punctuation in words.
- Tweak: Added new and improved CLI feedback to CLI commands.
- Tweak: CSS frontend tweaks to correct small align issues.
- Tweak: Various license related improvements.
- Tweak: Added id attribute to [rp4wp] shortcode.
- Tweak: Added limit attribute to [rp4wp] shortcode.
- Tweak: Added template attribute to [rp4wp] shortcode.
- Tweak: Added limit argument to rp4wp_children template function.
- Tweak: Set post type per link to already existing links for existing free links on activation.
- Tweak: Fixed error caused when saving configurator, moved usort callback to separate method.
- Tweak: Made post age column filterable with filter ‘rp4wp_post_age_column’.
- Feature: Related Post Configurator. Full control on how your related posts are displayed.
- Feature: Installer is now displaying total number of posts todo and done.
- Feature: Added pagination to manual post link table.
- Feature: Widget now loads it’s own template file.
- Feature: Added ability to exclude posts from being related.
- Feature: Added possibility to only link posts in past X days (option per post type).
- Feature: CLI – New command: install
- Feature: CLI – New command: cache
- Feature: CLI – New command: link
- Feature: CLI – New command: remove_related
- Tweak: Fixed a bug that caused first time site activation problems.
- Tweak: Fixed a bug that caused CSS not to be loaded on pages (is_singular instead of is_single).
- Tweak: Fixed a backend image path bug.
- Tweak: Check if post types are used in other relations before deleting word cache.
- Tweak: generate_related_posts_list method now has a template file parameter.
- Tweak: rp4wp_children function now has a template parameter.
- Tweak: Show love HTML is now a template part.
- Tweak: Removed ‘display image’ option, configurator will take care of this.
- Tweak: Removed ‘Styling’ tab and options in favor of configurator.
- Tweak: Updated French stop words.
- Tweak: Implemented Composer autoloader in favor of custom autoloader.
- Tweak: Loading hooks and filters from static files now instead of dynamic directory loading.
- Tweak: Updated translations.
- Escaped view filter URL when manually linking posts to prevent possible XSS.
- Feature: Add option to disable SSL verification in licensing requests.
- Fix: Check if settings is set in step 3 of installer to prevent fatal error.
- Tweak: Made themes filterable, new filter: rp4wp_themes.
- Tweak: Added premium constant to detect Premium version of plugin.
- Tweak: Added ‘rp4wp_get_related_posts_sql’ filter to alter related posts SQL.
- Tweak: Added ‘rp4wp_ignored_words_lang’ filter to alter ignored words.
- Fixed a bug where UTF-8 encoded characters were not correctly parsed.
- Introduced icon alternative for when iconv isn’t installed on server.
- Added CSS media query to themes, mobile is always one column.
- Display Post Type labels instead of raw post type name on settings page.
- Now preventing double form submitting in settings screen.
- Added ‘show love’ option.
- Added related post object as second parameter to ‘rp4wp_post_title’ filter.
- Added cross post type related posts.
- Moved license settings to as separate tab in settings.
- Added nonces to all AJAX calls in wizard.
- Made related Posts block title WPML string translatable.
- Added translations: French, Italian, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Swedish.
- Updated translations: Dutch, German, Serbian.
- Added the possibility of using post meta by filter.
- Fixed an updater conflict.
- Improved template system.
- Fixed a widget error.
- Fixed a shortcode error.
- Implemented automatic RTL detection.
- Added RTL support.
- Fixed a bug where only posts where cached & linked.
- Fixed a bug where scheduled posts where not linked.
- Added related post id as second argument to ‘rp4wp_post_excerpt’ filter.
- Only run upgrade script if there are posts to upgrade.
- Fixed an free to premium upgrade bug.
- Fixed an excerpt length bug.
- Added a dynamic per option filter.
- Display notice per setting if overwritten by filter.
- Added full Network / Multisite support.
- Fixed a hardcoded database table bug.
- Fixed multisite/network compatibility.
- Fixed an UTF-8 – iconv bug.
- Remove shortcodes from the related posts excerpt.
- Fixed a display thumbnail bug.
- Fixed an auto post link on new post bug.
- Added filter ‘rp4wp_disable_css’ to disable all CSS generated on website.
- Weights are now manageable via options, see weights tab.
- Implemented a template system.
- Added filter ‘rp4wp_post_title’.
- Added filter ‘rp4wp_post_excerpt’.
- Manually added links (starting this release) will no longer be deleted on de-/installation.
- Fixed a bug where permission were checked to soon.
- Fixed a rp4wp_children template function bug.
- Removed an unused query var.
- Updated Dutch, German, Serbian, Swedish translations.
- Fixed a link screen post type bug.
- Fixed a “Skip linking” button bug.
- Dutch translation update.
- Initial release