At long last, it’s here! AdRotate 3.7.
Lots of fixes, new features and even more improvements. Some of you have already tried many features in the rc9 and many provided valuable feedback! Thanks!
Important changes to note when you upgrade:
Blocks have changed a great deal and all of them need to be reconfigured!
Translations will need to be updated. If you’ve updated or created a translation post it on our forums in a thread for your language.
The following coupon codes are available:
Use the code ‘gimmeadrotate’ to get 20% off on your order of the package ‘Install’.
Use the code ‘iwantadrotate’ to get 20% off on your order of package ‘Install XL’.
User the code ‘betteradrotate’ to get 20% off on your order package ‘Upgrade’.
Find more about what we do on the services page.
[new] Indexes for certain database tables (speed increase)
[new] Scheduler for Adverts
[new] Timeframes for Adverts (max clicks/impressions per given period)
[new] CSV Exports for ads, groups and blocks
[new] Email CSV Exports from the dashboard to up to 3 people
[new] Removing an ad also removes it’s stats
[new] No longer logs clicks from ‘unknown’ IP’s
[new] Adverts in groups can now be automatically included on posts and/or pages when you edit a group
[new] Debug option to turn off redirect url encryption
[new] Improved block shapes and settings
[fix] Adverts with errors use row colors appropriately when urgently needing help
[fix] Unnessesary linebreak in blocks with only 1 column (Thanks to Henning Stein).
[fix] Single Ad Graphs now use WP url
[fix] Notifications for new or edited ads
[fix] Improved notifications display when creating new ads
[fix] Advertiser mails are now actually send and redirected (Thanks for ericissocial)
[fix] No longer overwriting wp-cron schedules with AdRotate ones but adding to the existing ones.
[fix] Clicktracking now uses wp_redirect() to avert internal server errors in some rare cases
[fix] Updated user capabilities management
[fix] Expiration notices on dashboard
[fix] No longer tells you about expired ads that are disabled
[fix] Blocks now correctly allow a margin and padding of 0px
[fix] Blocks dynamically resize to the amount of ads if it’s less than the specified amount without distorting the site
[fix] Schedules and Linkmeta data are now properly removed when removing ads and groups with ads
[fix] New wp-cron schedules are now correctly removed when disabling or uninstalling the plugin
[fix] Argument count on adrotate_evalutate_ad function when saving/creating ads
[fix] Removed left over code from a beta function from AdRotate 3.6 involving Block schedules
[fix] Dashboard notifications for adstates now updates properly when saving an ad
[change] Improved CTR calculation (clearer code, less double code)
[change] Initial advert time reduced from 1 year to 84 days (12 weeks)
[change] Faster loading of ads in Ad Management (speed increase)
[change] Tracker data is flushed every 3 hours with wp-cron instead of on every page load (speed increase)
[change] Improved loading of ads on the frontside (speed increase)
[change] Improved argument handling for click tracking urls (security)
[change] More compact and optimized dashboards for editing Ads, Groups and Blocks
[change] Role capability advertiser_report has been renamed to advertiser
[change] Checks for ads correctness and expiry date every hour instead of every pageload (speed increase, dashboard)
[change] Email notifications now include ads with errors