Version 3.1.3 of the plugin has been released. This version is primarily a fix and functional improvement release that also begins to lay the ground work for some larger changes planned for the 3.1 lifecycle.
Note: there was an issue with the initial package that was missing a file (/admin/includes/api.php). Only the first few hundred downloads were affected before this was reported and rectified. If you downloaded between 7:00pm and 9:00pm US Central time, that may affect you. If you notice an issue in the WP admin that references this missing file, then downloading 126.96.36.199 will resolve it. [Read more…]
There have been some questions and confusion regarding the the [wp-members] shortcode tag. Any shortcodes using this tag are now obsolete. If any of the old tags are used on your site, you may notice entries in your error log indicating that the tag has been deprecated. While the tag will continue to work for now, any of these shortcodes should be replaced with more recent tags.
This process began in version 3.0.0 a year ago with the introduction of the [wpmem_form] shortcode and was final in the 3.1.2 release. The following is a list of obsolete tags and their equivalent replacement: [Read more…]
I have shown in the past how to change the WordPress new user notification by rewriting the wp_new_user_notification() function, which is a pluggable function. But the transition from WP 4.2 to 4.3 showed why even pluggable functions can be problematic. So here is a way to do it with a filter that almost no one knows about – wp_mail. [Read more…]
Here is a quick little snippet that will allow you to timestamp a user’s profile when they update their data. This will allow admins to know quickly how current the information is. [Read more…]