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sh404SEF version 4.16.0 released

Hello,

We're pleased to announce the release of sh404SEF version 4.16.0. This is a feature release as we remove all support for Google+ together with a few bug fixes and improvements of existing features:

Here are the highlights:

  • Removed support for Google+
  • Prevent warnings on some invalid, query strings only URLs
  • Added a filter just before URL parsing starts in sh404SEF
  • Pinterest pin button may not be displayed when using sh404SEF button tags inside content.
  • Added a filter on the global configuration object.
  • Automatic meta description is not generated when using Joomla cache on articles with multiple pages
  • Under some circumstances article meta decription entered in Joomla may not be taken into account and instead automatically generated description may be used
  • Using Joomla cache can sometimes lead to page corruption when OGP data image tag is enabled.
  • Message saying that Google Analytics is not properly configured is displayed when using Google tag manager
  • Font file for drawing Analytics graphics was damaged during packaging.

Please see this page for a full changelog. This release is immediately available both from the download area and using the one-click Joomla! updater of your web site.

Best regards

Weeblr.com

sh404SEF version 4.15.2 released

Hello,

We're pleased to announce the release of sh404SEF version 4.15.2. This is a large maintenance release with several bug fixes and improvements of existing features:

Here are the highlights:

  • Regular expressions based redirects should use new syntax for redirect targets ({$1}, {$2} instead of previous {*}). Old format redirects will still work normally
  • Protect against extensions using onContentPrepare on raw documents, can break some site features when automatic description generation is enabled
  • Remove style tags when automatically building meta-description. Thanks Peter
  • Now using base64 encode instead of json for embedding auto-generated descriptions and image tags, more reliable when shortcodes are used in content
  • Added support for automatic description with UniteGallery
  • Updated Facebook API version to 3.1
  • Added Quix short code to list of shortcode to be removed when auto-generating meta description
  • On redirects, do not append again query string if the redirect is an exact match
  • Structured data phone numbers may loose their required leading + sign
  • On multilingual sites, if language code is inserted in default language URLs, the home page canonical is not correct
  • Updated Spanish translation

Please see this page for a full changelog. This release is immediately available both from the download area and using the one-click Joomla! updater of your web site.

Best regards

Weeblr.com

sh404SEF version 4.15.1 released

Hello,

We're pleased to announce the release of sh404SEF version 4.15.1. This is a quick maintenance release after a bug was found in yesterday version.

Here are the highlights:

  • Under some rare circumstances, meta description can be written onto the page content instead of being hidden
  • Pass all non-404 exceptions back to Joomla, better compatibility with 3rd-party extensions
  • and still with:
  • Insert Analytics snippet based on access levels in addition to user groups.
  • Added buttons to delete detailed recorded information about SEF URLs, aliases and shURLs
  • Automatically generated description is now compatible with Joomla caching.
  • OGP image detection now compatible with Joomla caching
  • When redirecting non-joomla, non-SEF URLs (ie magento, prestashop,...), query string is not appended anymore to the redirect target if it matches the redirect itself
  • Added ability to handle non-sef URLs with nested array variables up to 3 levels (up from 1)
  • When a page has restricted access, under some circumstances the URL to it can be deleted and/or multiple URLs can be recorded for it
  • Analytics snippet may not be displayed if configuration is saved with default value of 'Public' in 'Disable Analytics for groups setting

Please see this page for a full changelog. This release is immediately available both from the download area and using the one-click Joomla! updater of your web site.

Best regards

Weeblr.com

wbAMP version 1.12.1 has been released

Hello,

We are pleased to announce the release of wbAMP version 1.12.1. This is a new maintenance release.

wbAMP brings Accelerated Mobile Pages to Joomla. Please read our blog post for more details.

Here are the highlights:

  • Added filters on the AMP specification definition, to let anyone customize AMP rules
  • Updated amp-mustache script to 0.2
  • HR tags are not auto-closed

Please see this page for a full changelog. This release is immediately available both from the download area and using the one-click Joomla! updater of your web site.

Best regards

Weeblr.com