Changelog

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Change Log

## 1.6.1 – 01-24-2018 ##
* Feature – Added Spanish (Chile) translation (Thanks to Cristian Nova Castillo)
* Fix – Corrected issue that affected listings on plugin page and plugin details modal
* Improvement – Login now checks for the presence of the subscriber or editor role
* Improvement – Adjusted file extension validation to be more inclusive.
* Improvement – Added keywords to abstract info on review screens
* Improvement – Added filters to email template shortcodes
* Compatibility testing with WP 4.9.2

## 1.6.0 – 01-04-2018 ##
* Feature – Added ability to assign unlimited reviewers to abstracts
* Fix – Corrected issue that affected uploading large attachments
* Improvement – Validation, error messaging and performance improvements for attachment uploads
* Improvement – Added ability for users to remove and add new attachments while editing abstracts
* Improvement – Implemented license validation for automatic updates
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.9.1

## 1.5.1 – 10-27-2017 ##
* Feature – Added Spanish (Argentina) translation (Thanks to Veronica Gomez)
* Fix – Preserve ownership of abstract when reviewer edits the submission
* Fix – Show correct list of users when managing ownership and “reviewer can submit” is enabled.
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.8.2

## 1.5.0 – 09-30-2017 ##
* Feature – Enable / disable admin email notifications when reviews are submitted
* Feature – Added new email template for admin notifications when reviews are submitted
* Feature – Added a new abstract status and the ability to customize status descriptions
* Feature – Added a new email template for ‘Under Review’ status
* Feature – Added filter by presenter preference to abstracts list table
* Feature – Added presenter preference to abstract / review Sync setting
* Feature – Added author and user to abstract search fields
* Feature – Added “keywords” and “affiliations” to PDF exports
* Feature – Added Brazilian translation (Thanks to Gabriel Vieira)
* Feature – Added German translation (Thanks to Wolfgang Saus)
* Fix – Remove author and presenter fields when blind review is enabled
* Fix – Upgraded PDF exporter for PHP7+ compatibility
* Removed – Removed the Summary Tab (Summary can be obtained from Reports tab)
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.8.2

## 1.4.0 – 06-10-2017 ##
* Feature – Added optional security captcha to login
* Feature – Added the ability use the ‘add media’ option on the text editor
* Feature – Media/images can now be included in exported PDFs
* Fix – Resolved intermittent error when exporting PDFs on PHP7
* Improvement – Implemented login using AJAX (roadmap for future development)
* Improvement – Topics can now accept commas
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.8

## 1.3.0 – 03-26-2017 ##
* Feature – Added the ability to turn off abstract description field
* Fix – Remove backslash from the abstract title when apostrophes are used.
* Fix – Resolved issue with word count.
* Fix – Resolved issue where review submission sometimes failed
* Fix – Resolved sorting by topics error
* Improvement – Facelift the login form and added Lost Password link
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.7.3

## 1.2.0 – 04-30-2016 ##
* Feature – Added the ability to turn off author fields
* Feature – Added user’s name to the csv abstracts exports under reports
* Feature – Added status filter and search to Abstracts
* Feature – Added user role/type filter and search for Users
* Feature – Added ability to create and export a zip of all attachments
* Feature – Added search option for attachment tab
* Feature – Added abstract and attachment IDs to attachment tab
* Feature – Added {PRESENTER_PREFERENCE} list of shortcodes for email templates
* Feature – Added optional author email alerts on reviewer comments
* Feature – Added optional keywords field to submission page and setting option
* Feature – Added optional terms & conditions to submission page and setting option
* Feature – Added optional setting to hide reviewer comments
* Feature – Added optional setting to sync reviewer status choice to abstracts
* Fix – Corrected email templates from being reset when plugin is re-activated
* Fix – Corrected email template id when bulk action is used to Accept submissions
* Fix – Corrected broken reviewer assignments when assigning additional reviewers to submission
* Fix – Corrected broken attachment download issue on author’s dashboard
* Fix – Corrected glitch in changing topics while editing abstracts
* Fix – Corrected event deadline to correctly compare current date and event deadline irrespective of the current WordPress datetime format
* Fix – Corrected unwanted slashes in the text editor when apostrophes are used.
* Improvement – Included more WordPress filters for admin tabs, header, pages, and frontend dashboard, get and edit views.
* Improvement – Event is now automatically selected/set based on event ID from shortcode on the dashboard
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.5.2

## 1.1.3 – 12/20/2015 ##
* Feature – Added auto-updater to allow future updates from WordPress plugin’s page
* Feature – Added presenter preference and abstract Id shortcode for automated emails
* Feature – Added the ability to turn off presenter preference
* Feature – Added the ability to change abstract status back to pending
* Feature – Added setting to allow reviewers to be authors
* Feature – Added filter to reviewer list to exclude already assigned reviewers
* Fix – Blocked reviewers from being assigned their own abstracts
* Fix – Blocked direct downloads for abstracts, attachments, and reports (security Fix)
* Fix – Removed passed events from the drop down for new submissions
* Fix – Corrected date on exported PDFs
* Fix – Corrected remaining attachments allowed while in editing abstracts
* Fix – Corrected pagination results on abstracts and attachment tabs
* Fix – Corrected the show admin bar issue glitch
* Tweak – Optimized abstracts and attachments tabs to handle large amounts of submissions
* Tweak – Minor revamping of the admin panel
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.4

## 1.1.2 – 06/07/2015 ##
* Feature – Added email templates for status change – accepted and rejected
* Feature – Added the ability to turn off attachment completely
* Feature – Added the ability to unassign a reviewer
* Fix – Exporting file name issue under Reports
* Fix – Minor JS bug affecting abstracts submission
* Fix – Author affiliations input field limitation issue

## 1.1.1 – 03/13/2015 ##
* Fix – Language and localization bug
* Fix – Enabling blind review displayed author’s name on reviewer’s dashboard
* Fix – Author instructions not saving
* Fix – Auto-update error on WP plugin page
* Fix – Reviewer submission setting affected author’s dashboard

## 1.1 – 03/03/2015 ##
* Enhancement – Completely new Responsive front-end dashboard
* Feature – Added Attachments Tab for fast and easier access to uploaded attachments
* Feature – Added Ability to customize outgoing emails
* Feature – Added submission deadline on events / conferences
* Feature – Added Automatic Updates. Update to the latest version just like you would with other plugins
* Feature – Added support for multiple events or conferences. Include the event ID in the shortcode E.g.[wpabstracts event_id##2] * Feature – Added option (under setting tab) to disable reviewer abstract editing privileges
* Feature – Added option (under setting tab) to disable reviewer abstract submission privileges
* Feature – Merged Author and Reviewers login area (now one dashboard login but backward compatible)
* Tweak – Redesigned the user’s manager area
* Tweak – Partial transition to jQuery
* Tweak – Minor admin area JS and CSS tweak
* Compatibility testing up to WP 4.1

## 1.0.4 – 08/15/2014 ##
* Feature – Added limit for attachment uploads per submission
* Feature – Added customizable instruction text for authors
* Feature – Authors can now delete abstracts if still in pending mode
* Feature – Ability to customize presenter preferences
* Fix – Front-end HTML rendering issues on some templates (a work in progress)
* Fix – Content sanitization issue while saving abstract description
* Fix – Character count now changed to word count and rectified
* Fix – Date error/warning while adding reviews
* Fix – Only related topics are loaded on event change when editing abstracts
* Tweak – Author’s name now accepts commas
* Tweak – Added event name on abstracts listing
* Tweak – Added submissions count to events listing
* Tweak – Proper chart labeling of y-axe under reports
* Compatibility testing with WP 3.9.2

## 1.0.3 – 05/15/2014 ##
* Feature – Added language support (Thanks to Stergatou Eleni, CTI, Greece)
* Feature – Added Greek translation (Again thanks to Stergatou Eleni)
* Feature – Ability for blind reviews
* Fix – Topics are now displayed to the reviewers in IE.
* Fix – Abstract sorting error on reviews tab
* Fix – PHP short tags
* Fix – WP debug notices
* Tweak – Added get_option(‘date_format’) . ‘ ‘ . get_option(‘time_format’) for abstracts display in admin pages
* Tweak – Simplified shortcode to [wpabstracts] (backward compatibility kept)
* Tweak – Added flick as jquery ui css theme
* Tweak – Added Abstract ID column on Reviews tab
* Tweak – Migrated HTML to separate location
* Tweak – Partial transition from Javascript to jQuery
* Compatibility testing with WP 3.9.1

## 1.0.2 – 03/15/2014 ##
* Feature – Reports tab with graphs and csv exports
* Feature – Download Abstracts as PDF
* Feature – Ability to add up to 3 reviewers
* Feature – Setting to turn off ‘change ownership’ on submissions
* Feature – Added Author Affiliation to submissions
* Fix – Better HTML formatting abstracts description
* Fix – Restrict removal of all authors
* Fix – Error when email reviewer on assignment is enabled
* Tweak – Added tooltips on settings page
* Tweak – Partial transition from Javascript to jQuery

## 1.0.1 – 02/15/2014 ##
* Feature – Option to manage attachments from the edit screen.
* Feature – Option to assign abstracts to existing users (change ownership).
* Feature – Option for reviewers to submit abstracts
* Feature – New column to show attachment count on submissions
* Fix – possible “header() already sent” error while downloading attachments
* Fix – bug on summary page where abstracts displayed wrong title
* Tweak – Minor JS and CSS tweak

## 1.0 – 01/15/2014 ##
* Initial Release

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