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IP Locator
Changelog

All notable changes to IP Locator are documented in this changelog.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog, and IP Locator adheres to Semantic Versioning.

[3.2.0] - 2021-09-07

Added

  • 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 1.2.0 to 2.0.0.
  • Updated Action Scheduler from 3.1.4 to 3.2.1.

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).

[3.1.2] - 2021-08-11

Changed

Fixed

  • In some conditions, the plugin may be in the default site language rather than the user's language.
  • Purging analytics history may produce a PHP notice.

[3.1.1] - 2021-06-22

Fixed

  • wp.org distribute a Release Candidate, not the 3.1.0 version.

[3.1.0] - 2021-06-22

Added

  • Traces now include metrics collation span.
  • New option, available via settings page and wp-cli, to disable/enable metrics collation.

Changed

  • Updated DecaLog SDK.
  • Updated developer's documentation.
  • [WP-CLI] location status command now displays DecaLog SDK version too.

Fixed

  • Analytics and historical data options are not saved, nor applied.

[3.0.0] - 2021-05-25

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.8.
  • The settings screen now displays a warning if IP data auto-updates is not supported.
  • IP locator now supports Google Cloud-LB country detection.
  • Compatibility with future DecaLog SDK.
  • [BC] The version of IP Locator API is now v3.

Changed

  • As the IP Database provider (WebNet77/Software77) has shutdown, there's a new data provider - more accurate and more durable: me!
  • Improved internal IP detection: support for cloud load balancers.
  • Improved IP data download process.
  • Improved data signature verification.

Fixed

  • Erroneous message when it's not possible to download data signature.

[2.2.0] - 2021-02-24

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.7.

Changed

  • Consistent reset for settings.
  • Improved translation loading.
  • [WP_CLI] location 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.

[2.1.0] - 2020-11-23

Added

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.6.

Changed

  • Improvement in the way roles are detected.

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.
  • [WP-CLI] Typos in status command result.

[2.0.0] - 2020-10-15

Added

  • Full analytics dashboard with detailed accesses, countries and languages (see "Locations" in PerfOps Analytics menu).
  • New tool (in PerfOps Tools menu) to analyze an IP address.
  • [WP-CLI] New command to get a location detail: see wp help location describe for details.
  • [WP-CLI] New command to toggle on/off main settings: see wp help location settings for details.
  • [WP-CLI] New command to display IP Locator status: see wp help location status for details.
  • [WP-CLI] New command to display locations statistics: see wp help location analytics for details.
  • New Site Health "info" section about shared memory.
  • [API] New /wp-json/ip-locator/v1/describe endpoint to analyze an IP. Available to all authenticated users.
  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.5.
  • [MultiSite] New menu to get Locations right from "my sites" or network admin page.
  • Support for data feeds - reserved for future use.

Changed

  • Improvement in the way roles are detected.
  • The positions of PerfOps menus are pushed lower to avoid collision with other plugins (thanks to Loïc Antignac).
  • [MultiSite] Improved default site detection.
  • Improved layout for language indicator.
  • Admin notices are now set to "don't display" by default.
  • Improved IP detection (thanks to Ludovic Riaudel).
  • Improved changelog readability.
  • The integrated markdown parser is now Markdown from Carsten Brandt.
  • A warning is now displayed in the settings page when no device detection mechanism is found.
  • Prepares PerfOps menus to future 5.6 version of WordPress.

Fixed

  • The remote IP can be wrongly detected when behind some types of reverse-proxies.
  • When trying to detect local network IPs, an (innocuous) error Cannot load resource element und_xx: U_MISSING_RESOURCE_ERROR may be shown in logs.
  • With Firefox, some links are unclickable in the Control Center (thanks to Emil1).
  • Some internal logs are wrongly classified as 'INFO' when it should be 'DEBUG'.
  • Some typos in CHANGELOG.md.

Removed

  • Parsedown as integrated markdown parser.
  • The section "Current connexion" of the data tab, as it is now in tools.

[1.0.6] - 2020-06-29

Changed

  • Detection of improper PHP intl module installation.
  • 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.

[1.0.5] - 2020-05-05

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.

[1.0.4] - 2020-04-18

Changed

  • [MultiSite] Only main site is now responsible for updating data, to avoid quota overrun.

[1.0.3] - 2020-04-10

Fixed

  • Some main settings may be not saved.

Removed

  • A link to a non-existent page.

[1.0.2] - 2020-04-07

Changed

  • Improved initialization and update of IP data.
  • Improves error handling when downloading IP data files.

Fixed

  • With some old versions of DB servers, tables can't be created.
  • Some typos in the settings screen.

[1.0.1] - 2020-04-02

Initial release

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