2.9.0 (Work will start when 2.8 is released) – Add your feature request here.
Planned: Live-Check if snippet is correct.
2.8.0 (Work will start when 2.7.0 is released) – Add your feature request here.
Planned: Allow to target Archive pages, Category pages, Homepage, Search Results page
Planned: Include Tags of posts.
Planned: Categories of a post.
2.7.1 (Dec. 11, 2018)
Updated language translations
2.7.0 (Dec. 11, 2018) – Add your feature request here.
This update is all about help!
New layout on snippet generation (now showing field type as well)
New: allow to expand/collapse all properties at once
New Activation page
New Training page
New: Recipe snippet as an example shipped with the plugin
New: Added a lot more inline help links
New: For WooCommerce the plugin can now automatically add reviews. Fix: Default Organization snippet has been updated
because of this Fix: The WooCommerce offers field type has been updated
because of this. Fix: empty sub-schemas where transformed to a “Thing” if there were no properties
Updated: the predefined product snippet has been updated to use WooCommerce reviews, review ratings and product attributes for mpn, gtins, etc.
Updated: language translations
2.6.0 (Nov. 26, 2018)
New: You can now add a Product Review Rating for WooCommerce products
New: It’s now possible to link/reference a Thing (needed for Breadcrumbs) Fix: Plugin did not update via WP-CLI.
Updated language translations
2.5.5 (Nov. 2, 2018)
Fixed an issue where snippets may not get saved correctly
2.5.4 (Oct. 30, 2018)
Fixed: Sub-Snippets did get an @id property when an ID has been defined in a global snippet.
2.5.3 (Oct. 3, 2018)
Fixed an issue where referenced snippets were not merged into the original snippet
2.5.2 (Sept. 19, 2018)
Fix an issue where third party filter-methods are not executed accordingly
2.5.1 (Sept. 18, 2018)
Fixed an issue where the plugin did not show the latest version of itself.
2.5.0 (Sept. 18, 2018) – Add your feature request here.
New: Allow to deactivate a license right within the plugin.
New: AMP Support for the “Classic” AMP plugin as well as the new 1.0 AMP Plugin by Automattic (Paired and Native mode).
New: Allow to print snippets in the footer
New: Allow to add product attributes from WooCommerce Updated language translations
2.4.1 (Aug. 29, 2018)
Fixed an issue where the plugin sometimes created a ‘Thing’ on properties
2.4.0 (Aug. 20, 2018)
New: Allow developers to add their own JSON+LD values.
New: Allow to edit the @id JSON+LD value from a global snippet.
New: Partial Gutenberg support.
Attention: Deprecated plugin version was removed. Fix: Position Metabox: Single post types could not be selected properly
Updated language translations.
2.3.8 (May 25, 2018)
Fix: Yoast SEO Primary category did not return a value
2.3.7 (May 18, 2018)
Added link to feature requests page
Feature request page: child comments are now hidden
GDPR: add checkbox for GDPR compliance when a feature request is ready for being sent
Fix: Support menu did not appear
Support page: added missing </h1>
Fix: Only redirect global snippets submenu if plugin has been activated
Usability: Added placeholder for the new-property-input field so that users know that this is not a value-field
2.3.6 (May 11, 2018)
Separated global snippets submenu from the main menu to allow setting up different capabilities.
See this post for more information. Fix: set correct filter and action hook names for menu items.
Updated language translations
Create new “global snippets” sub menu and redirect to the new main menu.
2.3.5. (Apr. 24, 2018)
Fixed “Not found” error when adding new properties.
Fix issue with PHP-warnings popping up if no snippet-properties are defined.
2.3.4. (Mar. 26, 2018)
Allow to set “Direct text input” and “Post meta field” for DayOfWeek class
2.3.3. (Mar. 26, 2018)
Allow to select “Direct text input” for schema.org/Time class
2.3.2 (Mar. 7, 2018)
Fix: hentry and vcard CSS classes have always been removed, even when the settings-checkbox wasn’t checked
Removed “Surround comment section” option as this is no longer valid schema
2.3.1 (Mar. 1, 2018)
Remove option to surround main content (as this is no longer supported)
Rollback: Remove blue colors; bring table column for the name back; remove animations
Add 5-Star-Rating/100-Points-Rating to schema.org/Rating property as well
Fix: 5-Star-Rating/100-Points Rating did not work when a property has just been added
Automatically check parents overridable when child-property has marked overridable
Added more predefined global snippets. Corrected others.
Updated language translations
2.3.0 (Feb. 12, 2018)
New: Made snippet view more user friendly.
New: Allow to choose more snippet sub-classes.
New: Feature Requests in the plugin.
New: Allow to search the FAQ right within the plugin.
New: Made plugin compatible with the latest EU privacy law. Fix: Select box can now be closed properly.
Fix: plugin update window generated a PHP fatal error if third party plugin may use the ‘plugins_api’ filter the wrong way
Fix: make sure WordPress refreshes its CSS/JS cache when changes have been made to the plugin CSS and JS files
Fix: Make sure 2xx response codes a recognized correctly when connecting to the WP-Buddy API
2.2.9 (Jan. 28, 2018)
WooCommerce rating fix: ratingCount and ratingValue were filtered if there were no ratings.
Post content fix: shortcodes were not transformed properly.
Fix: plugin removed QuickEdit on all post types.
2.2.8 (Jan. 25, 2018)
Fix: Star rating / 100points rating did not work on singular posts
2.2.7 (Jan. 18, 2018)
Allow meta_value to be added on more snippet properties
Fixed some issues regarding meta values
2.2.6 (Jan. 16, 2018)
Fix issue with wrong parameter-name for WooCommerce offers (priceCurrency instead of currency)
2.2.5 (Dec. 20, 2017)
Custom ID: only return the value the user had integrated to be more flexible when choosing a name.
Fix: Some pages did not load correctly on every second page impression if it had a custom snippet and one of the properties had a “Custom ID” value.
2.2.4 (Dec. 29, 2017)
Adding timeout to WP-Buddy requests (just in case the server doesn’t respond within 5 seconds)
Fix issue with AggregateRating and Duration times not being transformed to the right format when outputting the value to JSON+LD.
Fix: Do not show empty snippets (snippets that do not have any properties) on the frontend)
Fix JS error (no error class found)
2.2.3 (Dec. 20, 2017)
Fix: Site-Icon URL appeared on top of frontend pages.
2.2.2 (Dec. 20, 2017)
Fixed: Referenced snippets did not show up
Updated German language translations
Updated predefined article snippet to not longer use the “reference to post content” option
2.2.1 (Dec. 19, 2017)
Fixed an issue where some users got a weird output on their pages.
Fixed an issue with broken JSON+LD code on the frontend.
Marked “Reference to Current Post Content” in the dropdown as deprecated.
Removed frontend content snippet.
Automatically include the post content, even when “Reference to Current Post Content” has been chosen.
Updated missing language translations.
2.2.0 (Dec. 18, 2017)
New: Allow to overwrite global snippet values. Yeah!
New: There is now a 5-star- and 100-points-rating. Super simple to setup.
New: Partial WooCommerce integration (allows to automatically create Offers for simple and variation products, SKU and the built-in WooCommerce rating system).
New: Allow to read metadata from posts (that means you can read from simple Advanced Custom Fields now).
New: Allow to include Yoast SEO metadata. PHP 7.2. support.
Fixed: references are not working any longer. So all texts will be included directly into the snippets.
Small bugfixes and updated language translations.
2.1.4 (Dec. 6, 2017)
2.1.3 (Dec. 3, 2017)
Fix: Post snippets showed different values (internal caching issue)
2.1.2 (Nov. 30, 2017)
Fixed the error “Missing parameters: schema_type, return_type” on some hosts (GoDaddy and maybe others)
2.1.1 (Nov. 17, 2017)
Fixed an issue where properties could not be loaded when WooCommerce is installed
2.1.0 (Sept. 11, 2017)
Allow to re-activate the old plugin if – in any case – the user still need it.
Fix issue with post types other than ‘global snippets’ will have hidden publish settings
2.0.0 (Sept. 7, 2017)
Added Required PHP tab in plugin header. Added readme.txt
Clear global snippet cache once the user hits the “reinstall predefined” button
Allow to select a post meta field
Don’t cache anything from frontend if debug mode is set to ON.
Fix issue with video preview image is too big on global snippets page
Updated german language translations
Add a help message to the global snippet section
Fix: Adding a ruleset did not work on post-new.php edit screen
Fix: item properties which allow to select a “thing” should show all schema types
Fixed issue with plugin not removing its data after uninstallation
Fixed a PHP fatal error when the plugin tried to use the WP-Buddy API
Add some more elp descriptions on the settings page
Move deprecated plugin to its own directory. Otherwise WordPress will recognize it as a standalone plugin during manual upload installation.
Remove unused code due to the fact that the icon was placed directly into the menu item.
Remove snip logo from intro page.
Display users first name on intro page.
Fix: Do not send the purchase code but use auth headers to send the purchase code in order to get the proper file for updating
Fix: Got error while updating a file (purchase code must be sent via authorization header)
Fix an issue where WordPress tries to update a plugin but no plugin URL was received by the API
Added missing DocBlocks
Fix: Settings page did not appear when language has been changed
Added help video
Fix: bring back settings page after renaming first menu item (!)
Added snip icon and renamed first menu item. Changed language translations accordingly.
Fix layout problem in sub-properties
Fix table layout problem in Chrome
Load translation files on REST init
Fix issue of not loading JS files
2.0.0RC2 (Aug. 25, 2017)
Fix translation errors
Add “old PHP version” warning on plugin list
JS: Properly renamed $this to self
Added missing translation
Renamed REST routes
Updated language translations
Update licensing texts.
Move view.php to subfolder
Allow to uninstall the old part
Remove error logging when doing REST requests to wp-buddy
Fix PHP warning when WordPress checks for updates internally
Link to the blogpost that helps users to upgrade
Fix PHP warnings when plugin gets renamed.
Back compat: rename main plugin file
Fix issue where an update has shown up even if there was no update.
Fix description spelling mistake
2.0.0 RC1 (Aug. 24, 2017)
Completely rewrote the plugin from the ground up. Old version is still included and marked as deprecated.
1.6.3 (Mar. 19, 2017)
Fixed an issue where the plugin checks for updates multiple times
1.6.2 (Aug. 12, 2016)
General compatibility with WordPress 4.6.
Fix a WordPress warning on
Fix: load translation files even when the plugin folder has been renamed
1.6.1 (Nov. 30, 2015)
Fixed an issue with the event example shortcode.
General compatibility with WordPress 4.4
1.6.0 (Oct. 26, 2015)
1.5.0 (Aug, 15. 2015)
New: added uninstall.php for a clean uninstallation General compatibility with WordPress 4.3
1.4.8 (Jul, 29. 2015)
Fix: Some CSS will break the normal “Add media” modal window.
1.4.7 (Jul, 22. 2015)
Some cosmetical CSS changes
General compatibility with WordPress 4.3
1.4.6 (Dec, 17. 2014)
General compatibility to WordPress 4.1 (tested with RC-1)
Fix: Now allowing to edit “delete_post
1.4.5 (Nov, 06. 2014)
Fix: Fixes an issue when used together with wpMandrill (giving you the error:
“wp_mail() has been declared by another process or plugin, so you won’t be able to use Mandrill until the problem is solved.”)
1.4.4 (July 15. 2014)
Replaced a deprecated jQuery function that was used in the plugin
1.4.3 (May 27. 2014)
Fixed a problem where a post couldn’t be saved when capability handling has been deactivated
New retina icon in the backend
1.4.2 (Dec, 16. 2013)
Updated WP-Buddy Framework again. Fixes a bug where the plugin checks for updates too often on certain WP installations
1.4.1 (Nov, 21. 2013)
Updated WP-Buddy Framework (especially the update functionality which – in some cases – checks for updates too often)
1.4 (Nov, 05. 2013)
New: Easy-to-use Editor button for WordPress’ built-in visual editor Some language updates
1.3.3 (Oct, 25. 2013)
Fixed an issue where the capability handling did not work in WordPress 3.7
1.3.2 (Oct, 25. 2013)
Fixed an issue where the plugin breaks because of WordPress 3.7
1.3.1 (Aug, 19. 2013)
Solved an issue where the page load takes a real long time because the plugin permanently checks for updates
1.3 (July 31, 2013)
Making the plugin compatible with WordPress 3.6
Updated WP-Buddy Plugin Framework
Moved languages files to a new directory
Updated the examples
language files available on github
1.2.2 (Apr. 09 2013)
1.2.1 (Apr. 02 2013)
Update to the latest WP-Buddy Plugin Framework (compatibility with other WP-Buddy products)
1.2 (Mar. 25 2013)
Improved compatibility with other WP-Buddy products
Solves the problem that WooCommerce could not be edited
Some other bugfixes
1.1.3 (Feb. 7 2013)
Updated the examples that get installed automatically during the first activation of the plugin
New: Integrated some helpful links on the shortcode editing screen Some other bugfixes
Solves the problem that the examples could not be installed
New: Adds the possibility to manage who can add new shortcodes
New: completely replaced the capability functionality in v.1.1 with a new capability engine which writes the new capabilities directly into the database (where it should be). Now it‘s possible to use WordPress‘ current_user_can() function to check whether a user can modify the current page type.
New: Adds the possibility to manage who can access the shortcode post type (uses WordPress‘ built-in capabilities and roles) The shortcode menu-icon has been updated
Adds the possibility to use shortcodes in text widgets, too.
1.0 (Nov. 21 2012)
The first version of this plugin