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Update on Version 2.1

WordPoints 2.1 has been under development for many months, and is still not quite finished. But do not fear—WordPoints is not abandoned, and work on the next version continues daily. I do not have an exact release date yet, but I hope it will be within the next 1-2 months. I am very impatient to

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2.1 Release Date Change

WordPoints version 2.1.0 contains some major changes to the points hooks, and I’ve been working on these changes for several months. Unfortunately they still aren’t done, and I’m going to have to push the release date from August 31 back to September 30. Release deadlines aren’t arbitrary, and I always try my best to meet

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2.0.1 Security Hardening Release

I’ve just released WordPoints 2.0.1. This update contains some very minor security hardening, so all users are encouraged to update as soon as possible. The details of the security-related changes in this release are complex, so I won’t try to explain them fully here. In essence, the code was using the MD5 hashing algorithm in

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2.0.0 Released

This morning I’ve released WordPoints version 2.0.0. As I’ve explained previously, this is a breaking update, and you should test before updating if you are using any custom code that integrates with the plugin. (Modules downloaded from WordPoints.org should work fine; I’ve tested them over the past week to be sure.) This isn’t a very

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2.0 and Compatibility

The release of WordPoints 2.0 is just a few weeks away. Before 2.0 is released though, I’d like to give both users and developers a clear understanding of what that number means. Software version numbers are sometimes rather arbitrary. At other times, they follow clear rules. But because there are so many different conventions, it

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Update on Version 2.0

WordPoints version 2.0 has been under development for a longer time than usual. The last update, 1.10.0, was released at the end of February. I chose to schedule the release of 2.0.0 at the end of June, because I wanted to have plenty of time to develop some of the features. That’s four months, and

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1.10.3 Released

I’ve just released version 1.10.3, which provides some security hardening for several issues: Fixed: Closes 2 potential SQL injection vulnerabilities in the points logs query code. These are not exploitable within WordPoints itself, however, it is possible that they could be exploited through custom code if it passes untrusted data to the points__compare or text__compare

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1.10.2 Released

Version 1.10.2 has just been released, and addresses several bugs: Fixed: There was a bug on multisite causing users from all sites to be displayed in the top users table, instead of just users from the current site. Your users will now stay out of each others leader boards. Fixed: There was a bug in

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Import from CubePoints

CubePoints is a great plugin. In fact, it is the plugin that inspired me to create WordPoints. However, it hasn’t received any updates in over two years. The lack of development and support is what prompted me to create WordPoints, in addition to a desire to be able to create more than one type of

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