GoodNews Changelog

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

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

[1.5.1-pl2] - 2018-07-26

Fixed

  • Fixed icon in task scheduler status display

[1.5.1-pl] - 2018-07-26

Added

  • Added task scheduler status display in action toolbar (seconds since last touch by task scheduler job)

Removed

  • Removed add-on version number from action toolbar

[1.5.0-pl] - 2018-07-23

Added

  • General GDPR compliance release (1st-step)!
  • Added new GDPR fields (activatedon, ip_activated) to subscribers export
  • Implemented a flexible setup/initialization error handling
  • Added a CMP for error handling
  • [#60] Proper handling for "no GoodNews container available" situations
  • Proper handling for "access denied" situations
  • Make automatic inlining of CSS a setting (Gmail now supports embedded CSS, which removes the need for inline CSS in Gmail)
  • Added sample Privacy Policy and terms and Conditions resources to installer
  • [#61] Extended subscription process to also log activation IP + timestamp (GDPR compliance)

Changed

  • Newsletters grid initially loads with autorefresh enabled
  • Enhanced automatic multipart mail generation (plain-text part of mail is now perfectly formatted and respects full mail body)
  • Refactored preinstalled sample newsletter templates for simplicity and clean design
  • Refactored all email-template chunks (for subscription, profile and reports) for simplicity and clean design
  • Changed autorefresh and workerprocess-emergency-stop buttons from splitbutton to modern chebox toggle switches
  • First changes for better MODX 3 compatibility
  • Better UI for auto-refresh button
  • Better UI/UX for emergency stop of worker processes
  • Remastered the initialization process
  • [#63] Refactored all sample resource documents for GDPR compliance + fresh and clean HTML5

Fixed

  • Fixed a problem with opening preview window for plain text mailings
  • Fixing a small bug in email template processing (sometimes closing tags were cropped)
  • Fixed flickering in groups and categories grid on tabchange (caused by forced refresh)
  • Finally fixing all collapse problems on grid refresh when rowExpander is enabled (thanks @Alroniks)
  • Fixed a problem where grid refresh doesn’t properly collapse expanded rows
  • Fixed a PHP warning in full URL conversion class
  • Fixed user related placeholders for subscription/activation email templates (now all placeholders from user object are provided)

[1.4.8-pl] - 2018-02-16

Added

  • [#39] Added subscribers export feature
  • [#6] Added bulk actions to susbcribers grid

Changed

  • Refined subscribers grid display (more details, better differentiability)

Fixed

  • Fixed a critical bug in subscriber authentication (as a result from a merge conflict)

[1.4.7-pl2] - 2017-12-13

Fixed

  • Fixed edit icon in grid row in Settings -> Container grid

[1.4.7-pl] - 2017-12-12

Added

  • Added edit icon to grid row in Settings -> Container grid
  • Added feature to use GoodNewsUpdateProfile Snippet for logged in MODX users (not only via sid URL param)

Changed

  • Send mail method now also respects mail port setting from MODX system settings

Removed

  • Removed path and TV resolvers from setup process

Fixed

  • [#56] Fixed broken chunksPath in goodnewssubscription.class.php
  • Fixed some typos in lexicons
  • [#57] Exlude mailto links from link manipulation (_fullURLs method)
  • [#54] Fixed typos in sample.GoodNewsSubscriptionBoxTpl Chunk
  • [#53] Fixed typo in requestlinks.class.php
  • [#52] Fixed typo in sample.GoodNewsContentCollectionRowTpl
  • [#51] Fixed typos in LOG_LEVEL_WARN constant
  • Fixed a problem in Registration/Subscription process where username wasn't checked before trying to create user

[1.4.6-pl] - 2017-03-10

Removed

  • Removed permission check for „Toggle send process“
  • Removed grid flickering (grid mask) when auto-refresh is activated

Fixed

  • Fixed a problem where Subscriber placeholders in newsletter templates were URL encoded before processing
  • Fixed a PHP warning: Undefined variable: base
  • Fixed a problem where GoodNews groups which were assigned to MODX user groups couldn't be unassigned

[1.4.5-pl] - 2017-02-19

Added

  • Added setup options to package installer to enable/disable installation of sample Resource documents
  • Added system setting to enable/disable automatic URL conversion in email body
  • [#17] Added newsletter send-log viewer and log-file export to CSV

Changed

  • [#43] complete rewrite of automatic full URL conversion (now respects #anchor links external links and protocol-relative URLs)
  • Refined Package installer and uninstaller to output more usefull informations
  • "Save" button in mailing editor has now MODX primary button color
  • Changed row expander icons for newsletter and subscribers grid to make it clear that rows can be expanded
  • Mail subjects are now converted to charset of mailing (contributed by @mindeffects)

Removed

  • Removed superfluous default 'isset' parameter from getProperty calls (fix by @Jako taken from Register snippet/Login package)

Fixed

  • Exclude blocked MODX users from recipients collection
  • Fixed a problem in Subscription controller when &usernameField property is set
  • Fixed errors in package uninstall process
  • Fixed "Created by" dropdown username display in mailing editor
  • Fixed a problem where selecting Collection rows didn't fire a resource form change ("Save" button wasn't activated)
  • Fixed issues with array fields in GoodNewsUpdateProfile snippet (fix by @Jako taken from Register snippet/Login package)
  • Fixed a very stupid and old bug in lock-file handling
  • Fixed a missing index log entry in cron.php
  • Fixed a problem (since MODX 2.5.2) in goodnews.class.php constructor when executed in CLI mode
  • Fixed issues with array fields in GoodNewsSubscription snippet (fix by @Jako taken from Register snippet/Login package)

[1.4.2-pl] - 2016-10-29

Fixed

  • Fixed subscriber "Created on" problem (conflicting field names since MODX 1.5.x users have an explicit createdon field)
  • Fixed emptying cachepwd field when subscription is confirmed
  • Fixed sending activation email if activationEmail property is not set
  • Fixed a problem with detecting extended fields in form
  • Fixed Custom Resource Properties Resolver in GoodNews container installation (unsubscribeResource and profileResource properties)
  • Fixed template assignement for sample resources on package upgrade
  • Corrected poor thinking in registration-confirm resource

[1.4.1-pl] - 2016-03-02

Added

  • Added all missing custom validators from Login extra
  • Added snippets, resources and chunks to allow full MODX user registration including newsletter subscription on a single page
  • [#3] Send a status email to newsletter sender if mailing status changes

Changed

  • Even more refined subscription process
  • [#40] Newsletter templates now have full access to all modUserProfile and GoodNewsSubscriberMeta fields as placeholders
  • Renamed preinstalled Resource domcuments to prevent overwriting of existing

Fixed

  • Missing snippet params dont break Subscription, RequestLinks and ConfirmSubscription snippets any longer
  • Fixed a bug with tvs_below_content setting in Mailing editor
  • Preinstalled Resource documents aren't moved to tree root on package update (Installer)
  • [#38] Fixed a php warning in processhandler class

[1.4.0-pl] - 2015-11-05

Added

  • New professional system mail templates (activation, success, request links, etc.)
  • [#22] Enable subscription of users which already have an account in the MODX instance
  • [#21] Enable re-subscription of users with cancelled or forgotten subscriptions

Changed

  • Completely revised the Subscriber registration system (front-end)

Fixed

  • Fixed a few nasty bugs in Susbcriber registration
  • fixed Security/privacy problems (now front-end forms will never tell if email addresses already exists)

[1.3.9-pl] - 2015-10-23

Added

  • Added "public" field to Groups (same behaviour as in Categories)

Changed

  • Changed behaviour of "public" field for Categories and makes it possible to send newsletters to non-public Categories

Fixed

  • Improved robustness of mail processing
  • Fixed a nasty bug with lockfile handling + recipient status update
  • Fixed error messages in GoodNews installer while updating database schema (...field allready exists)

[1.3.8-pl] - 2015-09-13

Added

  • Added Activated filter to Subscribers grid
  • Added plugin version and icons to action-toolbar
  • [#34] Added Category filter to Subscribers grid
  • Added action buttons to newsletters grid

Changed

  • Reordered newsletter grid context menu (now it should be more logical)
  • The Mail Summary field is now able to grow in it's height when text is entered
  • Refined some lexicon strings

Removed

  • Removed/disabled Delete action (menu and button) from mailing when sending is in progress

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug in combining filters on Subscribers grid
  • [#35] Fixed a problem with send counter when timed out mails are detected
  • Small graphical fixes

[1.3.7-pl] - 2015-06-29

Added

  • Added preset for Mandrill SMTP service settings
  • Added feature to let each container have it's own SMTP settings (overrides MODX system settings)
  • Added feature to let each container have it's own mail charset and mail encoding settings (overrides MODX system settings)

Fixed

  • Fixed a PHP warning in MODX error log

[1.3.6-pl] - 2015-03-29

Added

  • Added French translation (thank's Julien Studer!)
  • Added indicator in mailing editor if mailing is in read-only mode (sending already started)
  • [#33] Integrate functionality to auto-detect images and convert physical image dimensions based on src or style attributes

Removed

  • Removed ContentCollectionSnippet output if collection is empty

Fixed

  • Fixed missing english strings + small typo in lexicon
  • Fixed a bug when sorting the Subscribers grid by subscription date
  • Fixed waring message when mailing resource is in read-only mode
  • Fixed some PHP warnings if collections field of mailing_meta is empty (happens for resources prior to version 1.3.0-pl)
  • Fixed a problem in ContentCollection snippet when using tplWrapper

[1.3.5-pl] - 2014-12-10

Added

  • Added ability to click on newsletter title to edit the newsletter
  • Added a switch above Newsletters grid to quickly activate/deactivate send-processes
  • [#30] Added indicator in GoodNews - System Checks for requirement of PHP versions > 5.3.0

Changed

  • [#32] Add back an indicator for displaying if sending processes are activated/deactivated in settings

Fixed

  • Fixed a problem in System settings when Admin or Editor group names have leading or trailing spaces
  • Fixed a bug with slider value displays in GoodNews - System settings
  • Fixed a bug in resource rendering (this was a tricky one!)

[1.3.4-pl] - 2014-12-03

Added

  • Added container filter dropdown in Resource Collections grid (better user experience)
  • Added PHP 5.3 (or later) requirement to readme.txt

Removed

  • Removed grouping by container in Resource Collections grid

Fixed

  • Fixed a problem where Resource Collections aren't restored correctly from database
  • Again fixed another small bug in how cron security keys are checked :)
  • Fixed a problem where Resource Collections are empty on first load (no Collections array available in mailing_meta)

[1.3.3-pl] - 2014-11-16

Added

  • [#5] Render warning message to GoodNews forms if Snippets are mis-configured

Changed

  • Improved username creation in Subscriber Importer (we now use the userid part of the email address)

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue with checkboxes causing text-parsing problems when using the "required" validator
  • Fixed a few PHP warnings in goodnewssubscriptioncontroller.class.php
  • When updating the subscription profile: update form fields with new values when reloadOnSuccess = false
  • [#29] Frontend: groups checkboxes output is falsely rendered inside html form fieldset for each single group
  • [#28] Frontend: Subscription snippet - crashes during validation if email field is empty

[1.3.2-pl] - 2014-11-01

Changed

  • Small lexicon adjustments to better match MODX 2.3

Fixed

  • [#27] Subscriber meta data not created for existing MODX users when using the "Import Update Feature"
  • [#26] Editing a GoodNews Container - mailing templates category dropdown doesn't list all Categories

[1.3.1-pl] - 2014-10-28

Added

  • [#25] Extend Subscriber Importer to enable "Update" of existing subscribers

Changed

  • GoodNews management interface now takes account of MODX manager date and time format settings

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug in Import console window (console window is now destroyed after closing)
  • Fixed a bug in German lexicon file (missing semicolon could lead to white page -> sorry for this!)
  • Deleted mailing editor users are now recognized and it's id is now shown instead empty string

[1.3.0-pl] - 2014-10-13

Added

  • [#15] New feature: Content collector

[1.2.2-pl] - 2014-09-15

Changed

  • Some small cosmetical changes in forms

[1.2.1-pl] - 2014-09-14

Added

  • Added debug-mode status to System Checks table

Changed

  • Adapted searchfilter fields + reset buttons above grids to match MODX 2.3 style

Fixed

  • [#24] Fixed rendering of grids in tab panels (resizing problem)
  • Fixed some PHP warnings in getgroupcatnodes.class.php
  • Fixed some IMAP warnings in bounce handler

[1.2.0-pl] - 2014-09-09

Added

  • Added sending error counter to mailing grid

Changed

  • Complete rewrite on how the sending engine handles recipients!
  • Huge performance increase and much better memory management for sending engine
  • Many other small memory and performance related enhancements

Fixed

  • [#23] Fixed PHP memory limit problem on server with huge list of subscribers

[1.1.7-pl] - 2014-09-02

Added

  • [#20] New feature to manually disable multiprocessing
  • Added error handler loading to cron.php and cron.worker.php (needed since MODX 2.3+)

Fixed

  • Fixed another small bug in how cron security keys are checked :)

[1.1.6-pl] - 2014-08-24

Added

  • [#19] New feature to request secure links via email
  • Added feature to manually reset bounce counters of a subscriber
  • Added row-expander to subscribers grid for detailed informations and save grid space

Changed

  • Fileuploadfield extension only needs to be loaded in MODX < 2.3 (natively supported in MODX >= 2.3)
  • Cosmetical changes to Groups/Categories tree
  • Moved subscriber id to row epander
  • Moved subscriber ip address to row epander

Removed

  • Removed custom form field description styles - using default MODx style

Fixed

  • Fixed wrong width of "Created By" combo field in mailing editor
  • Small corrections/changes in lexicon strings

Security

  • Security fix for subscribers getlist processor

[1.1.5-pl] - 2014-07-25

Changed

  • Small corrections/changes in lexicon strings
  • Changed Auto-Refresh toggle to ExtJs Cycle element for better UX
  • Other small cosmetical changes to match new Revo 2.3 manager skin
  • Removed Cron trigger status field (and make worker_process_active == true by default)

Fixed

  • Additional CSS fixes (because of last minute changes in Revo 2.3)

[1.1.4-pl] - 2014-07-20

Added

  • Added contentblocks_replacement class to make GoodNews compatible with ContentBlocks 1.1

Fixed

  • [#12] You have changes pending; are you sure you want to cancel?

[1.1.3-pl] - 2014-07-17

Added

  • Implemented a legacyMode flag for detecting older MODX versions (< 2.3)

Removed

  • Removed version_compare JS plugin and all it's references

[1.1.2-pl] - 2014-07-14

Changed

  • Changed default bounce handling settings to more secure values

Fixed

  • Fixed some installation issues (missing or wrong default settings, default container template)

[1.1.1-pl] - 2014-07-09

Added

  • Added SB + HB column to Subscribers grid

Fixed

  • Fixed deleteSubscribers + updateSubscribers methods (also added groupmember and sudo check!)

[1.1.0-pl] - 2014-07-09

Added

  • Added automatic bounce handling (parsing bounced emails and automatically handle subscriber status)
  • Added system check for PHP Imap extension
  • Added auto-cleanup of susbcriptions (remove never activated accounts)
  • Added ID column to Subscribers grid

Changed

  • Moved all protected container settings into GoodNews system settings

[1.0.4-pl] - 2014-06-16

Fixed

  • [#11] Compatibility problems with Revolution >= 2.3

[1.0.3-pl] - 2014-06-10

Fixed

  • [#10] cron.php cannot be called without the sid parameter when security key setting is disabled
  • [#9] cron.worker.php throws a warning to the MODX error log (Invalid argument supplied for foreach())

[1.0.2-pl] - 2014-06-08

Fixed

  • [#7] Mailing: selection of subscribers in a category will erroneously also select the full group

[1.0.1-pl]

Added

  • Added feature/properties to optionally send user an email after successful subscription
  • Added preinstalled Resource for successful subscriptions when activation isn't required

[1.0.0-pl]

Changed

  • First stable release

[1.0.0-beta3]

Added

  • Added subscribers ip tracking
  • Added subscription box chunk to place subscription form somewhere on site

Fixed

  • Fixed missing security check if user is entitled to manage GoodNews container

[1.0.0-beta2]

Added

  • Added necessary code to provide support for Revo version >= 2.3
  • Added Revo version detection for backwards compatibillity

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug in multiprocessed sending (catch some rare race conditions)

[1.0.0-beta1]

Added

  • First public beta release