MailPress 5.3 RC2

MailPress 5.3 requires WordPress 3.4.

  • Swiftmailer 4.1.7
  • bug fix : subscription form now working when javascript or ajax not activated
  • Code Reviews & changes
    • newsletter xml files path and name changed + some scheduler and processor ids (read Upgrade Notice)
    • use of checked() function
    • mp themes review + new mp theme TwentyTwelve
    • New Mail > new way to add mailinglists (see 3 new add-ons)
    • new ip geolocation provider : quova.com (required : 2 constants MP_Ip_quova_ApiKey & MP_Ip_quova_Secret)
    • useragent search engine, datas, icons, new tracking modules
  • Add-Ons
    • MailPress_comment : now subscription to comments can be checked by default (see settings)
    • MailPress_tracking : new modules for mail & user (System info II + Domain recipients)
    • New MailPress_embed : Mail oEmbed (equivalent of WordPress video embedding but for mails)
    • New MailPress_comment_newsletter_subscription : Subscribe to a default newsletter from comment form
    • New MailPress_mailinglist_country_code : New Mail > add mailing lists based on country code (beware ! IP geolocation search is not 100% accurate)
    • New  MailPress_mailinglist_US_state : New Mail > add mailing lists based on US State (beware ! IP geolocation search is not 100% accurate)
    • New  MailPress_mailinglist_user_role : New Mail > add mailing lists based on wp user roles (beware ! Sync_wordpress_user add-on STRONGLY required)
    • New  MailPress_wp_fromemail : New Mail > FROM email & name replaced by current user wp values
    • New  MailPress_write_edit_fromemail : New Mail > make FROM email and name editable (info ! use Roles_and_capabilities add-on for fine tuning new capability ‘MailPress_write_edit_fromemail’)
  • Custom Post Types
    • Due to custom post type integration, if you have any xml newsletter customized file in your MailPress installation, you will need to be cautious (path changed). Read this post.
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Newsletters with posts & comments !

Recently, Emilie asked me for some help to develop a mailpress theme including the posts AND the comments for the periodic newsletters.

After making several tests, we finally made it with some changes in the mailpress code. Continue reading

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MailPress 5.3 beta 3 : Twitter oembed integration !

MailPress 5.3 will be able to embed tweets just like WordPress 3.4 (using Embed add-on)

https://twitter.com/#!/mailpress_org/status/193951496176549888/photo/1

nb : this blog is using WP 3.3.2

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MailPress 5.3 beta 3 : oembed integration !

About oembed integration

WordPress embeds videos and photos in posts from sites such as youtube, dailymotion etc … (more on WordPress embedding)
New add-on Embed, is using some WP ressources, to embed videos and photos using thumbnails when provided by the oembed hosts api

such as this one (click on post link to see how it renders in WP) :

Download MailPress 5.3 beta 3 (1607)

 

About custom post type integration

Continue reading

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MailPress 5.3 beta 2 : post_type integration !

Due to custom post type integration, if you have any customized file in your MailPress installation, you will need to be cautious.

As stated in the readme.txt file that few of you are reading …, do the followings when doing your MailPress upgrade : Continue reading

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MailPress 5.3 beta 1

As there are no big changes in WordPress 3.4 trunk, I release today MailPress 5.3 beta 1 for beta testers.
I am currently using this MailPress version on this blog (WP 3.3.1).
Change log : Continue reading

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support question : mysql_real_escape_string(): 25 is not a valid MySQL- Link resource

I have several support questions about this message found in MailPress logs

mysql_real_escape_string(): 25 is not a valid MySQL- Link resource in …

This happens on some configurations when trying to send and definitely save a draft mail ! Continue reading

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Preparing WordPress 3.4

and MailPress 5.3 …

Changes from MailPress 5.2.1 are the followings : Continue reading

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200 000 downloads and counting …

MailPress started in 2008, so is 5 years old now.

First of all i want to thank all donators and contributors who helped me to make MailPress what it is today !

I wish i had 1 euro in donation per download …

From 2008/10/29 to 2012/02/11 i received in donation less than EUR 2000, that is less than EUR 400 a year !

One euro in donation for each download would give EUR 40 000 a year which is, for the unemployed person that i am, a big encouragement to continue supporting MailPress (for free !) …

MailPress this is (stats provided by phpxref)

Summary statistics:
Files Scanned: 526 containing 93416 lines
1637 variable names in 5956 definitions and 35081 references.
983 function/method names in 1487 definitions and 6902 references.
15 constant names in 21 definitions and 1672 references.
159 class names in 178 definitions and 1349 references.
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Manage subscription from …

I regularly receive support questions about misunderstandings about the setting
“Manage subscription from” that is available in Settings>MailPress>General.

Here is a reminder of how it works : Continue reading

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