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MetaSlider Changelogs

The Free version of the MetaSlider plugin is available on WordPress.org and you can click here to see the changelog.

The Pro add-on to the MetaSlider plugin is available here on MetaSlider.com and the changelog is below.


MetaSlider Pro Changelog

The format is based on Keep a Changelog recommendations
and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.

= [2.19.0] – 11 Oct, 2022 =

  • FIXED: Code review improving output escaping and input data sanitization, #51;
  • CHANGED: Update simba-plugin-manager-updated to 1.8.15, and plugin-update-checker to 4.13.*;

= [2.18.8] – 26 Sep, 2022 =

  • FIXED: Fix Vimeo thumbnails not updating, #44;
  • FIXED: Fix YouTube thumbnails not updating, #35;
  • FIXED: Fix error 404, file not found: metaslider-pro/modules/layer/assets/codemirror/mode/xml/xml.js, #43;
  • CHANGED: Added and updated translations for ES, FR, and IR (Thanks to @wocmultimedia), #30;

= [2.18.7] – 16 Sep, 2022 =

  • FIXED: Fix the auto-hiding slides, #39;

= [2.18.6] – 15 Sep, 2022 =

  • FIXED: Fix some Italian language strings;
  • FIXED: Fix the Schedule tab after MetaSlider v3.27.9;
  • FIXED: Fix the taxonomies tab after MetaSlider v3.27.9;
  • FIXED: Fix typos in the readme file;
  • FIXED: Fix output escaping on the admin notice;
  • FIXED: Fix nonce validation on a few ajax requests;

= [2.18.5] – 30 May, 2022 =

  • REMOVED: Remove warning about not tested WP version.
  • CHANGED: Bump min WP version to v4.6.
  • CHANGED: Bump min PHP version to 5.6.
  • CHANGED: Change test with WP 6.0.
  • CHANGED: Stick library jquery-tube-player on v2.12.2 to fix conflicts while building the file.
  • CHANGED: Update Simba Plugin Manager library from vv1.8.9 to v1.8.14.

= [2.18.4] – 26 Jan, 2022 =

  • CHANGED: Test with WP 5.9.

= [2.18.3] – 22 Jul, 2021 =

  • FIXED: Removes the playlist parameter that YT no longer accepts

= [2.18.2] – 11 Mar, 2021 =

  • CHANGED: Updates “Tested To” number to remove WP warning message.

= [2.18.1] – 25 May, 2022 =

  • CHANGED: Updated the tested WordPress version to 6.0;

= [2.18.0] – 05 Aug, 2019 =

  • FIXED: Updates UI elements and updates icon set (FA was causing issues on some hosts)

= [2.17.0] – 10 Sep, 2019 =

  • ADDED: Adds ability to loop Vimeo videos
  • CHANGED: Updates check for plugin file location
  • CHANGED: Updates jQuery to work with WP 5.5 (while maintaining backwards compatibility)
  • FIXED: Add polyfill for WP4.4 wp_add_inline_script
  • FIXED: Fix issue where Vimeo settings weren’t saving
  • UPGRADE NOTE: You can now loop your Vimeo videos endlessly. A recommended update for all.

= [2.16.0] – 23 Dec, 2019 =

  • ADDED: Allow daily time constraints on scheduled slides

= [2.15.2] – 05 Dec, 2019 =

  • FIXED: Fixes an issue where YouTube URL wouldn’t update properly
  • FIXED: Fixes an issue where the “lazy load” option on YouTube remained on

= [2.15.1] – 04 Oct, 2019 =

  • ADDED: Allows YouTube to be loaded from a different domain
  • CHANGED: Adds various UI and RTL enhancements
  • CHANGED: Removes internal options from post feed code snippet list
  • FIXED: Fixes an issue where the calendar and time helper don’t show
  • FIXED: Fixes an issue where the post feed slide would not render on initial add

= [2.15.0] – 17 Oct, 2019 =

  • CHANGED: Updates classname on layer container to avoid a CSS conflict
  • FIXED: Fixes Vimeo issue when slideshow has autoplay disabled
  • FIXED: Updates RTL language styles to address layout breaks
  • FIXED: Adds additional attribute required by iOS for background video autoplay
  • FIXED: Adds origin fix for YouTube videos loading in iframe

= [2.14.0] – 26 Jul, 2019 =

  • ADDED: Adds a CSS manager module to allow users to add custom CSS
  • CHANGED: Removes is_admin requirement when saving slides
  • FIXED: Fixes scheduling query when another theme plugin alters the initial query

= [2.13.2] – 21 Mar, 2019 =

  • CHANGED: Removes some ancient code for compatibility with PHP < 5.1
  • FIXED: Fixes a bug where some Vimeo video URLs render wrong video because of the wrong regex used
  • FIXED: Fixes a bug where Nivo Slider captions disappear

= [2.13.1] – 20 Mar, 2019 =

  • FIXED: Fixes a bug where some users will see an error with Youtube

= [2.13.0] – 19 Mar, 2019 =

  • ADDED: Adds lazy loading to YouTube videos
  • CHANGED: Updates bundled updater class dependency to latest series (1.6.*)
  • FIXED: Updates computed ratio on videos to work with locale settings

= [2.12.0] – 13 Dec, 2018 =

  • ADDED: Adds the ability to update a video url
  • ADDED: Adds the ability to mute a video on start
  • FIXED: Updates various Vimeo functionality to match their API changes
  • FIXED: Updates various YouTube functionality to match their API changes
  • DEPRECATED: Remove showinfo option to hide title on YouTube video (https://developers.google.com/youtube/player_parameters#release_notes_08_23_2018)

= [2.11.0] – 17 Nov, 2018 =

  • FIXED: Fixes issue where some themes would break the slides query
  • FIXED: Hides private and password protected post slides by default

= [2.10.1] – 30 Oct, 2018 =

  • FIXED: Fixes a bug where some slides were not properly being hidden
  • FIXED: Fixes a bug where Vimeo slides report a fatal error

= [2.10.0] – 25 Oct, 2018 =

  • ADDED: Adds option to make thumbs more responsive
  • CHANGED: Now requires MetaSlider base plugin 3.10.0+
  • FIXED: Fixes bug where jQuery $ is not defined

= [2.9.2] – 28 Sep, 2018 =

  • FIXED: Fixes bug where some slides would not save properly

= [2.9.1] – 26 Sep, 2018 =

  • FIXED: Fixes bug where some slides scheduled with the standalone plugin previously would break
  • FIXED: Fixes bug where thumbs and filmstrip would show even when not scheduled

= [2.9.0] – 24 Sep, 2018 =

  • ADDED: Adds ability to schedule a slide by day of the week
  • ADDED: Adds a clock showing the server time on the schedule tab
  • CHANGED: Changes schedule query method to remove slow query
  • FIXED: Fixes how plugin handles when original schedule class is found
  • FIXED: Fixes bug when adding extra JS parameter hooks

= [2.8.0] – 12 Sep, 2018 =

  • ADDED: Adds ability to change layer slide background
  • ADDED: Adds schedule functionality
  • ADDED: Adds the ability to toggle a slide’s visibility
  • CHANGED: Improves videos ratio code
  • FIXED: Adds specificity to the default selector

= [2.7.3] – 15 Dec, 2017 =

  • CHANGED: Fixes Youtube slide markup
  • FIXED: Adds and updates text-domain for translation support

= [2.7.2] – 28 Nov, 2017 =

  • FIXED: Fixes ability to navigate External Slide tabs

= [2.7.1] – 14 Nov, 2017 =

  • ADDED: Allow a slide to be restored after deletion
  • ADDED: Attempts to make the UX elements more obvious
  • CHANGED: Changes the description and team name
  • CHANGED: Turkish translation. Provided by Ali Sabri Gök
  • CHANGED: Adds better update handling by checking version numbers
  • FIXED: Allow for https image URLs

= [2.7.0] =

  • ADDED: Add caption field to External Slides
  • CHANGED: New Pro slides will be added as a custom post type

= [2.6.8] =

  • ADDED: Add ‘allowfullscreen’ Vimeo attribute

= [2.6.7] =

  • FIXED: Force https vimeo urls
  • FIXED: Workaround wptexturize and wpautop by removing && from video JavaScript
  • FIXED: Apply Smart Pad to post feed slides
  • FIXED: Apply metaslider_flex_slider_image_attributes and metaslider_responsive_slider_image_attributes filters to laye slides

= [2.6.6] =

  • FIXED: Fix PHP notice (wp-updates.com check)
  • FIXED: Fix black thumbnails (YouTube Player Update)
  • FIXED: Allow empty i tags in layer editor
  • FIXED: Fix PHP notice (deleting vimeo slide)

= [2.6.5] =

  • ADDED: Add metaslider_tubeplayer_protocol filter
  • REMOVED: Remove TGM Plugin Activation class
  • FIXED: Fix bug with multiple post feed slideshows and filmstrip thumbnails
  • FIXED: Fix Vantage bug with YouTube first slide autoplay

= [2.6.4] =

  • ADDED: Add white as an option for text color in the layer editor
  • FIXED: Fix empty color block showing in the color picker

= [2.6.3] =

  • CHANGED: Update TGM Plugin Activation class to latest (Security fix)

= [2.6.2] =

  • FIXED: Fix post feed captions

= [2.6.1] =

  • ADDED: Add URL parameter to metaslider_layer_video_attributes filter
  • ADDED: Add ability to use ‘metaslider_post_feed_image’ custom field to override featured image
  • ADDED: Add metaslider_layer_editor_font_sizes and metaslider_layer_editor_colors filters
  • FIXED: Fix conflict with slideshow parameters and post feed slides containing slideshows
  • FIXED: Fix post feed slide delete button

= [2.6.0] =

  • ADDED: Add change slide image option to vimeo, youtube and layer slides
  • ADDED: Video background option added to layer slides

= [2.5.1] =

  • FIXED: Fix post feed slide warning
  • FIXED: Use $ instead of jQuery in dynamic JS
  • FIXED: Allow links to be clicked in layers when a background image url is specified
  • FIXED: Fix YouTube slide error with R. Slides

= [2.5.0] =

  • ADDED: Add {thumb} template tag to post feed
  • ADDED: Add External URL slide type
  • CHANGED: Move classes from to
  • for flexslider slideshows
  • CHANGED: Change autoload from private to public
  • FIXED: Hide events without thumbnails from post feed
  • FIXED: Refactor method for generating thumbnails

= [2.4.6] =

  • ADDED: Add metaslider_flex_slider_filmstrip_parameters filter
  • FIXED: Hide layers until slideshow is ready
  • FIXED: Re-crop thumbnails when original image is re-cropped

= [2.4.5] =

  • ADDED: Add filter for post feed args – see https://gist.github.com/tomhemsley/100930dafd179bae2d1d
  • FIXED: Run post feed content filter before the default tags have been parsed
  • FIXED: Fix Responsive Slides second animation flash

= [2.4.4] =

  • FIXED: Fix layer background link functionality
  • FIXED: Return filtered CSS correctly
  • FIXED: Don’t clone layers without animation
  • FIXED: Fix navigation defaulting to thumbnails

= [2.4.3] – internal =

  • ADDED: Add actions for youtube & vimeo iframes

= [2.4.2] =

  • FIXED: Show warning in layer editor when no layer is selected
  • FIXED: Fix layer editor styling

= [2.4.1] =

  • FIXED: Fix downscale only setting
  • FIXED: Fix layer scaling initiation code

= [2.4.0] =

  • ADDED: Theme Editor refactored: Caption text align added
  • ADDED: Theme Editor refactored: Caption border radius added
  • ADDED: Theme Editor refactored: Custom Prev / Next arrows added
  • ADDED: Theme Editor refactored: Enable or disable arrow / bullets / navigation custom styling
  • ADDED: Post Feed slides improved: Custom templates added
  • ADDED: Post Feed slides improved: WooCommerce support added
  • ADDED: Post Feed slides improved: Filters added for output (in line with standard image slides)
  • CHANGED: CKEditor updated to 4.4 (IE11 fixes)
  • FIXED: Avoid wpautop errors with Layer Slides
  • FIXED: Video slides now use jpeg mime type to avoid getID3 errors
  • FIXED: Post Feed slides, call wp_reset_query after thumbnail extraction
  • FIXED: Layer Editor: process qTranslate shortcodes
  • ADDED: Added ‘Loop’ options for Flex & Nivo Slider
  • FIXED: Fix HTTPS video previews
  • FIXED: Check slideshow width and height before launching layer editor
  • FIXED: Layer Slide scaling JS extracted to it’s own jQuery plugin

= [2.3.2] =

  • FIXED: Post Feed: Fix Taxonomy restriction

= [2.3.1] =

  • FIXED: Menu Order added to Post Feed Slide
  • FIXED: Post Content (With Formatting) option added to Post Feed Slide

= [2.3.0] =

  • FIXED: Filmstrip navigation option added (Flex Slider)
  • FIXED: Layer Scaling options added

= [2.3-beta] – internal=

  • ADDED: Layer Slide background link, SEO options
  • CHANGED: Tabbed interface on all slides

= [2.2.8] – internal =

  • FIXED: Orderby parameter on Post Feed slides

= [2.2.7] – internal =

  • CHANGED: Add List item classes to slide types (flexslider only)

= [2.2.6] – internal =

  • CHANGED: Add metaslider_post_feed_caption filter

= [2.2.5] – internal =

  • FIXED: Vimeo auto play bug (When first slide is set to autoPlay)

= [2.2.4] =

  • FIXED: Allow layers to scale up past 100%

= [2.2.3] =

  • FIXED: Post Feed/Nivo Slider captions (for MetaSlider 2.6)

= [2.2.2] =

  • FIXED: PHP Warnings

= [2.2.1] =

  • FIXED: Invalid CSS

= [2.2.0] =

  • ADDED: Auto Play setting for YouTube videos
  • ADDED: Auto Play setting for Vimeo videos
  • FIXED: Force CKEditor to use ‘en’ lang files
  • FIXED: TGM Plugin activation check for MetaSlider Lite

= [2.1.2] – internal =

  • FIXED: WPML: Check ‘is_plugin_active’ function exists before calling

= [2.1.1] – internal =

  • CHANGED: Lang files removed from CKEditor to reduce plugin size
  • CHANGED: Images in Layers given a max-width
  • FIXED: Fix to work with ‘SvegliaT buttons’ plugin

= [2.1.0] – internal =

  • FIXED: YouTube & Vimeo settings
  • FIXED: Reset wp_query after post feed to fix comment setting on page

= [2.0.4] =

  • FIXED: Responsive layer scaling

= [2.0.3] =

  • FIXED: Strict warning for Walker Class compatibility (Since WP3.6 change)

= [2.0.2] =

  • CHANGED: “Title & Excerpt” option added for post feed caption
  • FIXED: Responsive slider – Pause Vimeo/YouTube when navigating to next slide

= [2.0.1] =

  • CHANGED: Responsive Slides output tidied up for YouTube & Vimeo slides
  • FIXED: Vimeo HTTPS
  • FIXED: Hover Pause is now compatible with YouTube slides (Flex Slider)
  • FIXED: Play/Pause video functionality and Auto Play (Flex Slider)

= [2.0.0] =

  • ADDED: Thumbnail navigation for Flex & Nivo Slider
  • CHANGED: Pro functionality refactored into ‘modules’
  • CHANGED: Theme editor CSS output tidied up
  • FIXED: YouTube thumbnail date
  • FIXED: YouTube videos on HTTPS

= [1.2.2] =

  • FIXED: Vimeo slideshows not pausing correctly

= [1.2.1] =

  • CHANGED: Post Feed limit changed to ‘number’ input type
  • FIXED: Vertical slides with HTML Overlay not working
  • FIXED: YouTube & Vimeo slides not saving on some installations

= [1.2.0] =

  • ADDED: WYSIWYG Editor Added to HTML Overlay slides
  • ADDED: Plugin localized
  • FIXED: Post Feeds now only count posts with featured images set

= [1.1.4] =

  • FIXED: Fix for YouTube and Vimeo slides when thumbnail download fails

= [1.1.3] =

  • FIXED: Youtube debug removed

= [1.1.2] =

  • ADDED: Alt text added to HTML Overlay slide type
  • REMOVED: “More Slide Types” menu item removed
  • FIXED: PHP Short tag fixed
  • FIXED: Theme editor CSS fixed
  • FIXED: HTML Validation Fixes

= [1.1.1] =

  • FIXED: HTML Overlay bug fixed when slideshow has a single slide

= [1.1.0] =

  • ADDED: Theme Editor added
  • CHANGED: Vimeo thumbnail loader now uses build in WordPress functionality

= [1.0.1] =

  • FIXED: Hide overflow on HTML Slides (to stop animations from ‘leaking’ into other slides)

= [1.0.0] =

  • ADDED: Initial Version