Tag Archives: updates

AdRotate Free 4.13.2 – Available now!

Updated the dashboard and made a few tweaks in the background so the plugin works better. Fixed a weird bug on PHP5.6 servers. If you run into other PHP warnings or errors, let me know as soon as possible so a fix can be investigated and applied.

Telegram proved to be useless as a chat/social media option so that has been removed. If you want to chat, use Facebook instead. That’s the fastest option for premium support or a quick question. Though this is aimed more to users of AdRotate Professional.

Changes

  • [fix] T_STRING error on activation on PHP5.6
  • [fix] Social links pointing to the wrong facebook account
  • [change] Removed Telegram as a contact option

Accidental discharge

Earlier this week I installed a USB socket on my motorbike and promptly discharged my battery while testing it. It took a while to figure out and re-charge…

AdRotate Free 4.12.2 – Maintenance update

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.

GDPR

Both AdRotate Pro and AdRotate Free are compatible with GDPR.
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?.

Changes

  • [change] Dashboard tweaks
  • [i18n] Updated translation files

Escape the rain

Rainy season is no joke, it’s not much fun either. Especially when driving a motorcycle and you’re on your way to somewhere.
These rain showers luckily could be avoided for the most part.

Phasing out legacy licenses

With the next update for AdRotate Pro I’ll be phasing out all legacy licenses. This means that if you want to continue to use AdRotate Pro after that and receive updates, premium support and access to AdRotate Geo you’re going to need a new license key.

Who will be affected

Without exception, all licenses starting with 101, those sold before January 2015, will no longer receive updates and support. And, later on, will be excluded from AdRotate Geo as well.

If you wish to continue to receive updates, support and have access to AdRotate Geo you need a new license after the next update of AdRotate Pro.

Long overdue

The first of these licenses was sold way way back in 2012. The last one was sold in December 2014. In January-February of 2015 the current series was introduced.

The older licenses are imported from the old adrotateplugin.com website. Which hasn’t been online for years. The original idea was to introduce a new series of licenses every year or so. But that didn’t happen. Plans changed and I kept postponing any phasing out of any license.
The 101 licenses are well overdue for renewals. It’s time to make room for more modern systems and APIs. Time to move on.

What’s next

In the next update, which will be ready in a few weeks, users of these licenses will no longer receive updates for versions after that. You will be offered a upgrade path with a fair renewal fee. This will get you a new modern license in the new system.
This new license will give you access to updates, support and AdRotate Geo.

If you have any questions or concerns about this move, feel free to comment below or email me directly via the contact form.