Tag Archives: development

AdRotate Free 4.13.1 – Get it now!

Maintenance update fixing a few things in the dashboard. A few tweaks to the database. The Premium Support promo in the Info dashboard now shows the right price.
Social links have been updated to reflect the premium support service on Facebook.

Premium Support

A new service launched to accommodate those in need of some extra attention. Join the exclusive Premium Support group on Facebook for more direct access to development, problem solving and quick tricks and setup suggestions.
Check out more details on the Premium Support Product Page.

Changes

  • [fix] Premium Support promo listing the wrong price
  • [fix] Social links pointing to the wrong facebook account
  • [change] Removed Telegram as a contact option

Official airports

The official airport of Sipalay, a nipa roof, concrete slab and not much else.
There are 2 or 3 flights every week, often with only a few passengers.

No-Bot Registration 1.3 – Trap those bots

If you’re tired of fake accounts, spam accounts and other useless crap registering on your WordPress website you should get No-Bot Registration and protect your sign up forms with a simple human friendly security question.
Now with added security to trap bots and prevent them from getting through.

Changes

  • [new] Bot trap in registration forms
  • [new] Bot trap in comment form
  • [change] Updated dashboard
  • [fix] Improved input filtering for form fields

AdRotate Pro 4.14 – GDPR compatibility

Advertiser management has had some small improvements and bug fixes. As well as some changes to accommodate the new GDPR nonsense.

Geo Targeting

A number of improvements to AdRotate Geo Targeting. FreegeoIP closed down again and is now ran by Ipstack. They have free and paid accounts. Check out their offerings if you want to continue to use FreegeoIP.

The FreegeoIP implementation is largely the same, but includes a few bugfixes and is renamed to Ipstack. Ipstack has free limited accounts. You’ll need an account to get a free License key to continue using their stuff.

GDPR

And to comply better with GDPR a small but neat change has been made to store impression trackers in session data rather than cookies. This data is anonymous (just a timestamp) but if it’s a cookie you need permission – Now it’s fine.

These cookies were to track impressions in dynamic groups. Some people mentioned there were too many cookies. And then I realised it’s faster and easier to store them in Session data.

Changes

  • [fix] Advertisers having control over their own permissions
  • [fix] AdRotate Geo not always using cookie when it should
  • [fix] Post Injection showing adverts in the wrong categories
  • [change] Migrate FreegeoIP to Ipstack (requires free account)
  • [change] Moved tracker for dynamic groups into Session Storage

Exploring the south of Negros Island

From time to time we drive around on Negros Island. Finding new roads, discovering how bad they sometimes are. It’s fun.