Website Software Updates: October 14th, 2015

The following software has been updated on all applicable websites hosted by BoydTech Design.  If your website has any of this software you have been updated.

Akismet

3.1.5

Release Date – 13 October 2015

  • Closes a potential XSS vulnerability.

Business Directory Plugin

Version 3.6.9

  • Add search support for date fields.
  • Fix canonical links for non-listing pages.
  • Automatically check thumbnail checkbox for listings with one image.
  • Add support for title and date as secondary sort options when sorting listings “paid first”.
  • Fix possible conflict with other plugins in reCAPTCHA initialization order.
  • Allow content field to be optional.
  • Allow users to configure how prices are formatted.
  • Add shortcode to display listings with a certain tag.
  • Improve compatibility with some themes.
  • Fixes for date fields.
  • Fix PHP error due to incorrect quotes in CSV files.
  • Add image fields to Lightbox galleries.
  • Show a warning on e-mail fields when e-mail display is disabled.
  • Add a placeholder description to LinkedIn fields.
  • WPML support improvements.
  • Add missing translatable strings.

MailChimp for WordPress

This plugin connects your WordPress site to the MailChimp email service.  If you are using one of our Divi-based themes MailChimp integration is built in.  MailChimp had two updates so far this month.

2.3.16 – October 14, 2015

Fixes

Error in Russian translation, causing a broken link on the MailChimp settings page.

Improvements

  • Textual improvements to MailChimp settings page.
  • Connectivity issues with MailChimp will now always show an error message.
  • Renewing MailChimp lists will now also update the output of the{subscriber_count} tag.

2.3.15 – October 9, 2015

Fixes

  • Fixes JS error when form contains no submit button

Improvements

  • Only prefix url fields with http:// if it is filled.
  • Updated Spanish & Catalan translations, thanks to Xavier Gimeno Torrent.
  • Fix mc4wp_form_before_fields being applied twice.
  • Position honeypot field to the right for Right-To-Left sites.
  • _mc4wp_lists can now be a comma-separated string of MailChimp list ID’s to subscribe to (or an array).
  • Minor other defensive coding improvements to prevent clashes with other plugins.

Additions

  • Added opt-in usage tracking to help us make the plugin better. No sensitive data is tracked.

 

See anything interesting?

See some software you think would work great on your website?  Give us a call at 865-824-3362.  Any of these can be added to your site.

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