Plugin update: Related Products – 2.1.0

Hi WPER’ers, the 2.1.0 Plugin update for Related Products addresses a slow down in the Single Product template due to inefficient SQL querying and fixes the Default Suggestion State (for displaying automatic/manual Products by default. Here’s the complete changelog:

  • Fixed: Database optimisation for automatic suggestion
  • Added: Default values for first time use
  • Fixed: Default Product suggestion not toggling

As always download the latest Plugin update from Premium Plugin Updates or via Dashboard > Updates within the WordPress Administration. For more information visit the Plugin detail page for Related Products.

Plugin update: Related Products – 1.9.6

The 1.9.6 Plugin update for Related Products adds support for an ‘Add to Cart’ button appearing beside suggested Products. This button can be toggled on/off within the Settings page.

I’ve also put some work into filtering out unsized Product images with Related Products now checking that the appropriate Product thumbnail image exists prior to displaying the suggested Products. In a future Plugin update I will include support for managing the Product image thumbnail sizes for suggested Products.

As always, download your Plugin update from Premium Plugin Updates or jump over to the Plugin detail page for more information.

Plugin update: Related Products – 1.9.5

The 1.9.5 Plugin update fixes the automatic suggestions of Products under WP e-Commerce 3.8 – previously was displaying Products from all Categories – as well as resolving an issue affecting Product prices and allowing single instances of suggestions.

It’s a short list for this Plugin update but there’s some goodies sorted in this release, if you’re running WP e-Commerce 3.8 I recommend updating to 1.9.5.

As always, download your Plugin update from Premium Plugin Updates or jump over to the Plugin detail page for more information.

Plugin updates: Updates for 16/08/2011

Hi WPEC’ers, after finding a bug in the way that WP e-Commerce 3.8.6 detects the single Product page I’ve had to rollback the detection function to workaround this issue. This is an urgent minor Plugin update affecting the following Plugins:

Please download the latest Plugin update from the Plugin detail page or Premium Plugin Updates for purchased Plugins.

Plugin update: Related Products – 1.9.3

The 1.9.3 minor Plugin update for Related Products adds support for display the Related Products price through a new template tag; wpsc_rp_product_price().

As always, download your Plugin update from Premium Plugin Updates or jump over to the Plugin detail page for more information.

Plugin update: Related Products – 1.9.2

The 1.9.2 minor Plugin update for Related Products is a behind-the-hood update introducing new Plugin files to make it easier to extend this Plugin in the future as well asĀ  fixes for WP e-Commerce 3.7 to not suggest Products already deleted.

As always, download your Plugin update from Premium Plugin Updates or jump over to the Plugin detail page for more information.

Visser Labs Plugin Compatibility with WordPress 3.0.2

A quick update that I’ve gone through and can confirm full-compatibility across the Visser Labs WP e-Commerce Plugin suite with WordPress 3.0.2, so what are you waiting for, start updating.

Note: As always, perform a full backup of your WP e-Commerce store – that means files and database – as it only takes a single corrupt file during transfer to knock out your daily earnings. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

The 3.0.2 update is a mandatory security update for all previous WordPress versions which plugs a few Core vulnerabilities and miscellaneous fixes. The following Visser Labs Plugins have been tested with WordPress 3.0.2:

  • Related Products for WP e-Commerce
  • Add to Wishlist for WP e-Commerce
  • Facebook Like Button for WP e-Commerce
  • Facebook Share for WP e-Commerce
  • Nuke WP e-Commerce
  • Offline Credit Card Processing for WP e-Commerce
  • Printable Invoices for WP e-Commerce
  • Product Categories Importer for WP e-Commerce
  • Product Importer Deluxe for WP e-Commerce
  • Product Importer Standard for WP e-Commerce
  • Product Versioning for WP e-Commerce
  • Store Reports for WP e-Commerce

Here’s a quick excerpt of the changes in 3.0.2 from the WordPress team.

  • Fix moderate security issue where a malicious Author-level user could gain further access to the site. (r16625)
  • Multisite: Fix the usage of the SUBDOMAIN_INSTALL constant for upgraded WordPress MU installs (#14536)
  • Remove pingback/trackback blogroll whitelisting feature as it can easily be abused. (#13887)
  • Fix canonical redirection for permalinks containing?%category% with nested categories and paging. (#13471)
  • Fix occasional irrelevant error messages on plugin activation. (#15062)
  • Minor XSS fixes in request_filesystem_credentials() and when deleting a plugin. (r16367, r16373)
  • Clarify the license in the readme (r15534)
  • Multisite: Fix the delete_user meta capability (r15562)
  • Multisite: Force current_user_can_for_blog() to run map_meta_cap() even for super admins (#15122)
  • Multisite: Fix ms-files.php content type headers when requesting a URL with a query string (#14450)

If I’ve missed any Plugin from the above list or you’ve spotted a compatibility issue that slipped through testing please drop a comment below.

Related Products gets templates and Admin options

The 1.7 release of Related Products includes some much desired Admin options to control the Related Products heading title as well as orientation (horizontal/vertical) display of the Related Products object on the Product details page.

You?ll get the following out of the latest update.

  • Added Layout control to Admin page with individual templates for vertical/horizontal and ordered/unordered presentation
  • Added Header Visibility control to Admin page to show/hide Related Products title appearing above suggested Products
  • Added Header Title control to Admin page to change ‘Related Products’ to suit individual needs
  • Moved Admin page to Settings to follow the upcoming WP e-Commerce 3.8 menu conventions
  • Added uninstall.php to remove stored options for Related Products, invoked only on Delete action from Plugins
  • Added function wpsc_has_related_products() that checks for existance of Related Products assigned against the current Product or specified Product ID
  • Updated ‘manual’ and ‘disregard’ custom Product meta keys to use unique Plugin prefixing

Jump over to the Product details page for more information or the Premium Plugin Updates page to download the latest release.

Urgent minor update for Related Products

A minor update from 1.6.1 to 1.6.2 is now available for Related Products that resolves a template loading issue introduced in 1.6.1.

If you’ve updated to 1.6.1 and find the Related Products element is not appearing please update to 1.6.2 from the Premium Plugin Updates page, this is a one-liner fix to wp-e-commerce-related-products.php.

If you’d prefer to manually amend the file and wait for the next Plugin update replace ‘include_once’ with ‘include’ on line #297, this ensure the Plugin template file is loaded for each site visitor. I’m working on adding support for Plugin template files to reside within the active WordPress theme, this will make the template files Plugin update safe.

Related Products gets minor update to 1.6.1

This minor update to Related Products renames ‘Disregard Related Products for this product’ to ‘Use automatic selection of Related Products’ and adds per-product basis for ‘Disregard Related Products for this product’.

As discussed on the Support Forum I’ve renamed ‘Disregard Related Products for this product’ to ‘Use automatic selection of Related Products’. In doing this I’ve added ‘Disregard Related Products for this product’ which works as intended, disabling all Related Products functionality for that Product.

I’ve finally cracked the ‘best’ way to detect the Product details page, this support will move forward in WP e-Commerce 3.8.