Version 2.3.0 Released

WordPoints version 2.3.0 has just been released, and includes several new features and improvements, in addition to some minor security hardening and a few small bug fixes. First, a small security issue was patched similar to a fix that was made to WordPress itself in version 4.7.3. It was discovered that the Delete Plugins screen

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Version 2.1.4 and 2.2.0 beta 1

If you hadn’t noticed, a bugfix for WordPoints was released a few days ago. WordPoints 2.1.4 fixed a bug in version 2.1, and also included some minor security hardening, thanks to @e3amn2l. The bug that was fixed was an issue with events for publishing posts, pages, and other post types. This issue caused any reactions

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2.1.0 Released!

After almost a year in development, I’m very happy to announce the release of WordPoints 2.1. This release introduces a new administration screen to WordPoints: the Points Types screen. This screen is where you can create points types and update the settings for existing points types. It also introduces a new feature: event reactions. These

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Version 2.1 enters beta

I am happy to announce that the beta version of WordPoints version 2.1.0 is now available. To test it out for yourself, you can install the Beta Tester module. This version of WordPoints has been in development for many months, and I’ve been working on some of the underlying code for over a year. This

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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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