A maintenance update with a bunch of database cleanups, dashboard tweaks and updated language files. Turns out that in recent versions a few options in the WordPress options table were no longer used. So they could be removed.Read more »
All language files are updated with the latest strings.
No-Bot Registration is a easy and convenient way to get stop the creation of fake accounts and prevent automated registrations on your WordPress website. No need to create complex filters or rule sets. Simply set up a human friendly security question and maintain a block list of domains via the easy to use dashboard and let No-Bot Registration handle the rest.
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.Read more »
Now with added security to trap bots and prevent them from getting through.
Did you know you can easily follow my blog via email and/or RSS Feeds? People often ask me; “is there an update for AdRotate Professional”. Or I get emails with support questions asking things that have either been fixed or added in later versions of the plugin. Clearly they didn’t know about updates. Some people didn’t update for years.
This is a security risk for various reasons, but also a big strain on support time. If I have to sort of copy paste “Update to the latest version, it’ll fix your issue” for half of the emails I have less time to answer real support questions.Read more »
Dashboard tweaks and improvements to reflect the current working of the plugin. Also the 3rd party service descriptions have been updated and options tweaked for better and more intuitive use.
AdRotate Free is fully compatible with GDPR.Read more »
Make sure you inform your audience what you’re doing and what’s going to happen when they access your website. You can read more on GDPR in this article – Are AdRotate Free and AdRotate Pro GDPR compatible?.
A number of updates and tweaks to the dashboard to make the plugin work smoother.
All language files (po/mo) have been updated. Please update your i18n strings if you’re maintaining a translation.
Both AdRotate Pro and AdRotate Free are compatible with GDPR.Read more »
All you have to do is make sure you inform your audience what you’re doing and what’s going to happen when they access your website. You can read more on GDPR in this article – Are AdRotate Free and AdRotate Pro GDPR compatible?.
Summer is here! That means it’s time for a sale! Get any AdRotate Pro license over the sale period for 20% off. Thinking of monetising your WordPress website? Now is the time!
If you are you a online magazine looking to monetise your business? Get a license this month! If you are on a small budget and looking to earn more? Now is the time to get on with it! Earn some extra money with advertising, manage your campaigns with ease in AdRotate Pro!Read more »
Yes, Both AdRotate Pro and AdRotate Free are compatible with GDPR.
Just make sure you inform your audience what you’re doing and what’s going to happen when they access your website.
What GDPR is all about
GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. Which is forced onto the world by the lovely governance of the European Union.
These regulations have been years in the making and started years ago with the dreaded and Cookie Regulations. Now they’ve taken it a few steps further to include any data that may be personally identifiable in a similar scheme.
In short, GDPR is yet another useless attempt to control data and seemingly protect the user.Read more »
A quick patch for passing group IDs to the adrotate_group function.
This no longer accepts arrays as intended, refer to the manual for the correct way of using PHP snippets.
Changes for 4.12.1
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- [fix] Group IDs not always passed properly
A small update improving category filtering in Post Injection. Some child categories would get the adverts from their parents, too. Which used to be intended. But things have changed a bit in user preference.
To comply better with GDPR the impression trackers are no longer stored in cookies, but have been moved to Session data.Read more »
These cookies were to track impressions in dynamic groups. A few users mentioned there were too many cookies. And then GDPR came around, I realised it’s faster and easier to store them in Session data than to build in a button to allow extra cookies nobody wants anyway.
A quick update rolling back Post Injection to what it was in version 4.10. Which worked better than the current iteration. Fixing it for real has proven more difficult than anticipated and will take some time.
Turns out there was something wrong with Shortcodes and caching, this has been fixed, too.Read more »