MailPress 7.0 RC

Releasing today MailPress 7.0 RC

Requirements :
PHP: 7.x (prerequisite of swiftmailer 6.x branch).
PHP extensions simplexml AND intl (prerequisite of swiftmailer 6.x branch).

Major changes :
Contextual help available for each admin screen.
Admin ajax calls comply with WP standards now.

After upgrade, and plugin re-activation :

  • tmp files are copied to the WordPress uploads directory (sub folder mailpress)
  • mp-content/advanced folders and files are copied for the specific blog to the WordPress uploads directory (sub folder mailpress) (better support of WPmultisite)
  • mp-content/themes folder is unchanged

For following addons :
Tracking_rewrite_url : there is a new .htaccess rewrite rule (see mailpress/mp-content/xtras/mp_tracking_rewrite_url.htaccess).
Batch_send, Batch_spool_send, Bounce_Handling, Bounce_HandlingII, Delete_Inactive_Users, Delete_old_Mails : if you are out of wp_cron the urls have changed ( http.../wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=mp_cron&hook=...).

New addons :
DKIM signer : to sign your mails (see settings after activation for help)
S/Mime signer : to sign your mails (see settings after activation for help/ PHP warning messages on deleting temporary files on my dev environment (swiftmailer using OS temporary directory instead of swiftmailer cache [bug listed])
Delete Inactive Users : to remove inactive, bounced and unsubcribed users

Deprecated addons :
Headers_specific, Mailinglist_country_code, Mailinglist_US_state, Name_fields, Tracking_ga, Upload_media.

Known bugs :
Mail revisions : not working as intended.
Using addon Tracking without Tracking_rewrite_url : tracking links in old mails are obsolete (no more .../mailpress/mp-includes/action.php for security reasons). Url rewriting is not possible because GET parameters have to be modified ! Has anyone a clue ? (7.0.2)
Using addon Post : list of post in edit mail not sortable (some issue with ajax) (7.0.3)
Using addon Form : full code review necessary.

To be tested :
Installation on a new WP site (done !).

Future enhancements (tbd) :
Fixing bugs
Removing Google Map for Open Street Map (7.0.3)

Waiting for your support !

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