Plugin / Amazon Widgets Shortcodes

Oncle Tom



Version 2.0

Work in progress.

Please notice that this forthcoming version will require at least:

  • PHP 5.1.2 (so that the spl_autoload function is available)
  • WordPress 3.0

Version 1.6.2

  • i18n: added Hebrew translation

Version 1.6.1

  • fix: disabled widgets messed up things when none set (as said, always…)

Version 1.6

  • added support for Amazon Italia (restricted to Products so far)
  • admin: you can now enable/disable some widgets
  • i18n: updated strings
  • widget: fixed Link Enhancer for Germany (was displaying Canadian links)
  • widget: fixed Amazon Products for Germany (was displaying Canadian links)
  • widget: fixed Link Enhancer for Japan (was displaying French links)
  • multisite: by default, all new blogs have the plugin enabled
  • multisite: by default, a new blog import your Tracking ID and region

Version 1.5.2

  • i18n: added Russian translation
  • i18n: added Uzbek translation

Version 1.5.1

  • fixed plugin uninstall process (report topic)
  • ui: fixed apply the magic color for WordPress 2.8
  • widget: fixed Amazon Product widget alternate pattern parsing (report topic)
  • widget: fixed Amazon Product widget display for Amazon Japan (report topic)

Version 1.5

  • support of the Changelog feature
  • i18n : fixed relocated WordPress folder for WordPress 2.7+ ; translations were not loading due to wrong path
  • ui: documentation tab now displays the … documentation (it helps a bit …)
  • widget: added MP3 Widget
  • widget: fixed ‘apply the magic’ parser which missed some ASIN codes with alpha chars inside (reported by DavidBorrink)
  • widget: fixed Germany widgets (reported by jetztlernin)
  • widget: fixed some inconsistencies with titles and regions

Version 1.4.1

  • i18n: new Belorussian translation thanks to Fat Cow

Version 1.4

  • added configuration link within plugins list
  • added support for Amazon Germany
  • added support for Amazon Japan
  • fixed typo in documentation (Amazon My Favourites example)
  • tinymce: fixed tracking ID parsing with some Flash Widget (messed up with classID)
  • widget: added Deals Widget
  • widget: fixed Context Links for Amazon Japan (missing feature so far)

Version 1.3.2

  • fixed classname typo for “My Favourites widget”
  • fixed an issue on some hosting plans which display a 404 page in TinyMCE Editor
  • removed inlined CSS to use .alignleft, .aligncenter, .alignright WP classes (props of tbrincefield)

Version 1.3.1

  • fixed Product Preview bug on plugin activation

Version 1.3

  • inline documentation is now more displayed by default
  • huge code overhaul for easier maintenance
  • tracking images are now enabled for Product Links
  • tinymce: fixed RTE/HTML switching causing removal of all <span> tags
  • tinymce: rich formating inside shortcode is now removed (avoid to break shortcode display on the frontend)
  • tinymce: tracking ID and region are filled automatically from copy/paste feature
  • widget: region and/or tracking ID can be overridden individually
  • widget: added My Favorites Widget
  • widget: Product Widget now handles text+image, image and text
  • widget: added Product Cloud Widget
  • wordpress: WordPress 2.7 compatibility

HUGE thanks to Kathryn Presner for testing and reporting problems.
Kudos to LesBessant and fredl for reporting usage problems with WordPress µ and WordPress 2.7.

Version 1.2.2

  • wordpress: support of WordPress µ 2.5+

Version 1.2.1

  • small reorganization of screenshots on plugin page
  • i18n: new Italian translation thanks to Gianni Diurno

Version 1.2

  • Copy/Paste HTML feature
  • Small code bug fixes
  • tinymce: Compressed plugin for faster loading

Version 1.1

  • secured plugin directory using new WP 2.6 constants (backward compatibility for WP 2.5)
  • improved welcoming text to give more accurate hyperlinks
  • fixed typo issues
  • added the ability to hide the documentation from writing pages
  • this same documentation is also available from the configuration page
  • the old way call for the carrousel is now obsolete, please follow the usage provided by the widget documentation
  • tinymce: added Amazon Widgets rich text editor button:
    • insert or edit current widgets in one click
    • handles all supported widgets for now
    • easy inclusion without having to read the documentation
  • widget: reintroduced the slideshow shortcode which was accidentaly removed

Version 1.0

  • added Strict Standards compliance mode (object instead of iframe)
  • markup fix (no more <p> embracing the shortcode)
  • amazon: added region support for United Kingdom
  • amazon: Amazon Partner developer center aware of the plugin (not a feature I admit)
  • widget: added Slideshow widget support

Version 1.0 beta 1

  • inline documentation in the edit page/post screen
  • added extra links to declare bugs and official homepage
  • revamped some parts of code
  • improved stability while plugin is a symlink (activation hook now works)
  • updated the options pages with a tabbed view
  • added screenshots to convince you it’s a good plugin 😉
  • amazon: added region support (USA, Canada and France for now)
  • i18n: fixed some translation issues
  • widget: added Product Preview support

Version 1.0 alpha 3

  • “hide widgets in feed” renamed as “show widgets in feed” to match better the setting name (more natural)
  • i18n: internationalisation support (english and french)
  • widget: basic support of context links (no options for now)

Version 1.0 alpha 2

  • file organization revamping
  • new option to define default alignment of widgets
  • handling widget alignment (previously customizable but not used)
  • added CSS class to widget container to ease their styling from your stylesheets
  • options are handled by the admin dashboard, no need to edit config.php anymore
  • widget: added Amazon Product (text + picture)

Version 1.0 alpha 1

  • Improved documentation
  • Provides filter for syndication feed publishing (avoid the display of affiliate media in your feed)
  • Separation of the code ; trunk is for dev version


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