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APCu Manager
Changelog

All notable changes to APCu Manager are documented in this changelog.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog, and APCu Manager adheres to Semantic Versioning.

[3.2.0] - 2022-04-20

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 6.0.
  • Full support of wp_cache_*_multi() functions.

Changed

  • Improved preloading compatibility.
  • Updated DecaLog SDK from version 2.0.2 to version 3.0.0.

Fixed

[3.1.1] - 2022-02-23

Changed

  • Hugely improved loading speed.
  • Improved options hit ratio.
  • In list view, the object's status is now displayed.
  • The Y-axis and legend of the fragmentation graph are now more readable.
  • Improved deactivation process - with failsafe.
  • Implementation of force flag to force a refetch rather than relying on the local cache.

Fixed

  • The garbage collector may (wrongly) skip some objects.
  • Ajax calls to save/update posts may not refetch the cache value in some conditions.

[3.1.0] - 2022-02-15

Added

  • New objects viewer in APCu management tools.
  • There's now apcm_objects_list_actions_for_object and apcm_objects_list_actions_for_ttl filters to add custom actions to objects list view.
  • Experimental support of wp_cache_*_multi() functions that will be introduced in WordPress 6.0.
  • Built-in compatibility with unusual hosting environments and poorly coded plugins or themes (thanks to Renaud Pacouil for suggestion, support & tests).

Changed

  • Activating/deactivating object cache setting now forces APCu flush.
  • Deactivating/uninstalling the plugin now forces APCu flush (thanks to Renaud Pacouil for the idea).
  • Improved persistent / non-persistent groups handling.
  • Improved built-in internal cache speed.
  • Site Health page now presents a much more realistic test about object caching.
  • Improved coexistence behaviour with other cache management plugins.
  • The drop-in file is now updated when plugin is updated.

Fixed

  • Objects at APCu root have no path in tool list view.
  • Some options may not be reset when clicking "Reset To Default" button.
  • In some conditions, the message for updated settings is incomplete.

Removed

  • APCu metrics collation from command-line as it was meaningless and can cause issues on some hostings.

[3.0.1] - 2022-01-17

Fixed

  • The Site Health page may launch deprecated tests.

[3.0.0] - 2022-01-17

Added

  • NEW: APCu manager may be used as a full object cache drop-in replacement for WordPress caching.
  • Compatibility with PHP 8.1.
  • Added containers, paths and icons to APCu Management tool.
  • Added WordPress and W3TC icons in analytics reports.

Changed

  • [BC] The "Delete All" command now flush cache for site or network only.
  • [BC] The garbage collector now works only on objects belonging to the site or network.
  • [BC] The APCu Management tool now displays only objects belonging to the site or network.
  • [BC] The memory fragmentation is now computed from a WordPress point of view: expect a drastic reduction.
  • Analytics reports are now able to display WordPress object caching KPIs.
  • APCu Manager now supports non expiring TTL (including garbage collecting operations)
  • Charts allow now to display more than 2 months of data.
  • Improved timescale computation and date display for all charts.
  • Bar charts have now a resizable width.
  • The hit/miss/insert chart have now swapped values for better readability.
  • Updated DecaLog SDK from version 2.0.0 to version 2.0.2.
  • Updated PerfOps One library from 2.2.1 to 2.2.2.
  • Refactored cache mechanisms to fully support Redis and Memcached.
  • Improved bubbles display when width is less than 500px (thanks to Pat Ol).
  • The tables headers have now a better contrast (thanks to Paul Bonaldi).
  • Updated documentation and readme files.

Fixed

  • The console menu may display an empty screen (thanks to Renaud Pacouil).
  • Object caching method may be wrongly detected in Site Health status (thanks to freshuk).
  • There may be name collisions with internal APCu cache.

[2.6.0] - 2021-12-07

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.9.
  • New button in settings to install recommended plugins.
  • The available hooks (filters and actions) are now described in HOOKS.md file.

Changed

  • Improved update process on high-traffic sites to avoid concurrent resources accesses.
  • Better publishing frequency for metrics.
  • Updated labels and links in plugins page.
  • X axis for graphs have been redesigned and are more accurate.
  • Updated the README.md file.

Fixed

  • Country translation with i18n module may be wrong.

[2.5.0] - 2021-09-07

Added

  • New menu in the admin bar for "flush APCu" quick action.
  • It's now possible to hide the main PerfOps One menu via the poo_hide_main_menu filter or each submenu via the poo_hide_analytics_menu, poo_hide_consoles_menu, poo_hide_insights_menu, poo_hide_tools_menu, poo_hide_records_menu and poo_hide_settings_menu filters (thanks to Jan Thiel).

Changed

  • Updated DecaLog SDK from version 1.2.0 to version 2.0.0.

Fixed

  • There may be name collisions for some functions if version of WordPress is lower than 5.6.
  • The main PerfOps One menu is not hidden when it doesn't contain any items (thanks to Jan Thiel).
  • In some very special conditions, the plugin may be in the default site language rather than the user's language.
  • The PerfOps One menu builder is not compatible with Admin Menu Editor plugin (thanks to dvokoun).

[2.4.1] - 2021-08-11

Changed

Fixed

  • In some conditions, the plugin may be in the default site language rather than the user's language.

[2.4.0] - 2021-06-22

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.8.
  • Integration with DecaLog SDK.
  • Traces and metrics collation and publication.
  • New option, available via settings page and wp-cli, to disable/enable metrics collation.

Changed

  • [WP-CLI] apcu status command now displays DecaLog SDK version too.

[2.3.0] - 2021-02-24

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.7.

Changed

  • Consistent reset for settings.
  • Improved translation loading.
  • [WP_CLI] apcu command have now a definition and all synopsis are up to date.

Fixed

  • In Site Health section, Opcache status may be wrong (or generates PHP warnings) if OPcache API usage is restricted.

[2.2.0] - 2020-11-23

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.6.

Changed

  • Improvement in the way roles are detected.
  • [WP-CLI] Memory analytics now displays total memory and occupation ratio.

Fixed

  • [SEC001] User may be wrongly detected in XML-RPC or Rest API calls.
  • When site is in english and a user choose another language for herself/himself, menu may be stuck in english.

[2.1.0] - 2020-10-13

Added

  • [WP-CLI] New command to discover exit codes: see wp help apcu exitcode for details.
  • APCu Manager now integrates Spyc as yaml parser.
  • New "Objects" box in analytics page, displaying objects breakdown.

Changed

  • Improved IP detection (thanks to Ludovic Riaudel).
  • [WP-CLI] wp apcu settings and wp apcu analytics now support --stdout flag.
  • [WP-CLI] Improved wp apcu analytics yaml formatting.
  • [WP-CLI] Improved documentation (with examples).
  • The analytics dashboard now displays a warning if analytics features are not activated.
  • Prepares PerfOps menus to future 5.6 version of WordPress.

Fixed

  • In admin dashboard, the statistics link is visible even if analytics features are not activated.
  • Typos in admin screens.
  • [WP-CLI] Typos in documentation.

Removed

  • The "Objects Count" box in analytics page because it was useless.

[2.0.0] - 2020-09-29

Added

  • [WP-CLI] New command to toggle on/off main settings: see wp help apcu settings for details.
  • [WP-CLI] New command to display APCu Manager status: see wp help apcu status for details.
  • [WP-CLI] New command to display APCu analytics: see wp help apcu analytics for details.
  • Support for APCu multi configuration (web and command-line).
  • Support for data feeds - reserved for future use.
  • New Site Health "info" section about shared memory.

Changed

  • The positions of PerfOps menus are pushed lower to avoid collision with other plugins (thanks to Loïc Antignac).
  • Improved layout for language indicator.
  • Admin notices are now set to "don't display" by default.
  • Improved changelog readability.
  • The integrated markdown parser is now Markdown from Carsten Brandt.

Fixed

  • In some cases, APCu detection may cause a PHP Warning.
  • With Firefox, some links are unclickable in the Control Center (thanks to Emil1).

Removed

  • Parsedown as integrated markdown parser.

[1.3.0] - 2020-07-20

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.5.
  • Garbage collector for out-of-date cached objects (see "PerfOps Settings" > "APCu Manager").

[1.2.3] - 2020-06-29

Changed

  • Full compatibility with PHP 7.4.
  • Automatic switching between memory and transient when a cache plugin is installed without a properly configured Redis / Memcached.

Fixed

  • When used for the first time, settings checkboxes may remain checked after being unchecked.

[1.2.2] - 2020-05-05

Changed

  • The charts take now care of DST in user's browser.
  • The daily distribution charts have now a better timeline.

[1.2.1] - 2020-05-04

Fixed

  • There's an error while activating the plugin when the server is Microsoft IIS with Windows 10.
  • With Microsoft Edge, some layouts may be ugly.

[1.2.0] - 2020-04-12

Added

  • Compatibility with DecaLog early loading feature.

Changed

  • The settings page have now the standard WordPress style.
  • Better styling in "PerfOps Settings" page.
  • In site health "info" tab, the boolean are now clearly displayed.

Removed

  • Unneeded tool links in settings page.

[1.1.0] - 2020-03-01

Added

  • Full integration with PerfOps One suite.
  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.4.

Changed

  • New menus (in the left admin bar) for accessing features: "PerfOps Analytics", "PerfOps Tools" and "PerfOps Settings".
  • Analysis delta time has been increased to avoid holes in stats when cron is not fully reliable.

Fixed

  • With some plugins, box tooltips may be misplaced (css collision).

Removed

  • Compatibility with WordPress versions prior to 5.2.
  • Old menus entries, due to PerfOps integration.

[1.0.0] - 2020-01-09

  • Initial release

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