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WPeMatico New 2.5 Version

WPeMatico New 2.5 Version

Highly recommended update, this version has important changes in terms of plugin security. Almost all of them requested by WordPress.org plugin moderators after a strict revision to follow the development standards of WordPress coding. It is recommended to test it on development servers before implementing…

New major version WPeMatico 2.4

New major version WPeMatico 2.4

We released version 2.4 of WPeMatico.

In this version there is an outstanding feature that is the new external cron process.
From now on we have deprecated the calling to the old file wpe-cron.php
We still have it to keep the compatibility backwards, but if you use external cron you would have to modify the call to the new URL that follows the WordPress standards.
We’ll keep it a few more weeks and we’ll announce in the administration screens that it will be removed.

This new process to run with cron follows strictly the WordPress standards, cancelling external calls to configuration files, improving performance and data processing for the execution of the campaigns.

So much in so little.

A major version composed of several minor versions.

Although it seems that there are no big changes because it is a major version, we have divided all the new features and fixes in several small releases.
This helps not to deal with all the changes together, reducing dramatically the error margins and the generation of bugs with their corresponding support tickets.

So many of the features listed below were added and several more that come in the following minor releases.

Changelog

  • Added custom statuses to campaigns.
  • Improved from scratch external cron processes . If you use external cron, you should take a look at the new URLs in Configuration.
  • Improved insertion of tags and categories in messages.
  • Added possibility to add tags in the post type Topics of BBPress.
  • Resolves a problem when getting the source coding chrset
  • Solves a problem in the controls of duplicated by hash.
  • We changed the transient name from encoding_hosts to wpematico_encoding_hosts.
  • Increased transient cache time of encoding_hosts to 6 hours.
  • Improved security when saving data in all admin screens.
  • Fixes a reported vulnerability that was only available to users who could access the WPeMatico Settings screen.
  • Implementation of the sections by WordPress filters in the different tabs of the Settings.
  • Installed extensions are now showed in the plugins page in the row of the WPeMatico plugin.
  • Fixes some warnings on the Licenses page.
  • Fixes the Uncaught Error: Calling a get_columns() member function on the page…
  • Changed the constants printed in the debug file to a limited white list of them.
  • Fixes some problems with multiple alerts in the campaign edit js.
  • We fixed many bugs based on your feedback. Thanks for helping us out!

Take a look and download it from WordPress.org by clicking here!

WPeMatico New 2.5 Version

WPeMatico New 2.5 Version

Highly recommended update, this version has important changes in terms of plugin security. Almost all of them requested by WordPress.org plugin moderators after a strict revision to follow the development standards of WordPress coding. It is recommended to test it on development servers before implementing…

EDD MercadoPago 1.3.2 version

EDD MercadoPago 1.3.2 version

MercadoPago is one of the largest and most important payment gateways for many Central and South America countries. This platform allows the payment of products and services electronically through many different payment methods. They work with national and international credit cards. Payment links, QR payments,…

New major version WPeMatico 2.4

New major version WPeMatico 2.4

We released version 2.4 of WPeMatico.

In this version there is an outstanding feature that is the new external cron process.
From now on we have deprecated the calling to the old file wpe-cron.php
We still have it to keep the compatibility backwards, but if you use external cron you would have to modify the call to the new URL that follows the WordPress standards.
We’ll keep it a few more weeks and we’ll announce in the administration screens that it will be removed.

This new process to run with cron follows strictly the WordPress standards, cancelling external calls to configuration files, improving performance and data processing for the execution of the campaigns.

So much in so little.

A major version composed of several minor versions.

Although it seems that there are no big changes because it is a major version, we have divided all the new features and fixes in several small releases.
This helps not to deal with all the changes together, reducing dramatically the error margins and the generation of bugs with their corresponding support tickets.

So many of the features listed below were added and several more that come in the following minor releases.

Changelog

  • Added custom statuses to campaigns.
  • Improved from scratch external cron processes . If you use external cron, you should take a look at the new URLs in Configuration.
  • Improved insertion of tags and categories in messages.
  • Added possibility to add tags in the post type Topics of BBPress.
  • Resolves a problem when getting the source coding chrset
  • Solves a problem in the controls of duplicated by hash.
  • We changed the transient name from encoding_hosts to wpematico_encoding_hosts.
  • Increased transient cache time of encoding_hosts to 6 hours.
  • Improved security when saving data in all admin screens.
  • Fixes a reported vulnerability that was only available to users who could access the WPeMatico Settings screen.
  • Implementation of the sections by WordPress filters in the different tabs of the Settings.
  • Installed extensions are now showed in the plugins page in the row of the WPeMatico plugin.
  • Fixes some warnings on the Licenses page.
  • Fixes the Uncaught Error: Calling a get_columns() member function on the page…
  • Changed the constants printed in the debug file to a limited white list of them.
  • Fixes some problems with multiple alerts in the campaign edit js.
  • We fixed many bugs based on your feedback. Thanks for helping us out!

Take a look and download it from WordPress.org by clicking here!

Novi koševi u „SBB Jezeru“

Novi koševi u „SBB Jezeru“

Sportsko privredno društvo Radnički neprekidno radi na poboljšanju trenažnih uslova u svim objektima pod svojom ingerencijom. Tako su pre par dana u „SBB halu Jezero“ postavljeni novi koševi, dopremljeni direktno iz beogradske „Štark Arene“. Ova donacija je plod uspešne poslovne saradnje Sportskog privrednog društva Radnički…

Novi koševi u „SBB Jezeru“

Novi koševi u „SBB Jezeru“

Sportsko privredno društvo Radnički neprekidno radi na poboljšanju trenažnih uslova u svim objektima pod svojom ingerencijom. Tako su pre par dana u „SBB halu Jezero“ postavljeni novi koševi, dopremljeni direktno iz beogradske „Štark Arene“. Ova donacija je plod uspešne poslovne saradnje Sportskog privrednog društva Radnički…

This Week in Apps: App Store outrage, WWDC20 prep, Android subscriptions change

This Week in Apps: App Store outrage, WWDC20 prep, Android subscriptions change

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all.

The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a combined $544 billion valuation, 6.5x higher than those without a mobile focus.

In this Extra Crunch series, we help you keep up with the latest news from the world of apps, delivered on a weekly basis.

This week, one story completely took over the news cycle: Hey vs. Apple. An App Store developer dispute made headlines not because Apple was necessarily in the wrong, per its existing rules, but because of a growing swell of developer resentment against those rules. We’re giving extra bandwidth to this story this week, before jumping into the other headlines.

Also this week we look at what’s expected to arrive at next week’s WWDC20, the TikTok clone Zynn getting banned from both app stores (which is totally fine, I guess!), Facebook’s failed attempts to get its Gaming app approved by Apple, as well as some notable Android updates and other app industry trends.

Main Story: Hey vs. Apple

One story dominated this week’s app news. Unless you were living under the proverbial rock, there’s no way you missed it. After Basecamp received App Store approval for its new email app called Hey, the founders, David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried, turned to Twitter to explain how Apple had now rejected the app’s further updates. Apple told Basecamp it had to offer in-app purchases (IAP) for its full email service within the app, in addition to offering it on the company website. They were not happy, to say the least.

This issue came to a head at a time when regulators are taking a closer look at Apple’s business. The company is facing antitrust investigations in both the U.S. and the E.U. which, in part, will attempt to determine if Apple is abusing its market power to unfairly dominate its competitors. In Hey’s case, the subscription-based app competes with Apple’s built-in free Mail app, which could put this case directly in the regulators’ crosshairs.

But it also brings up the larger concerns over how Apple’s App Store rules have evolved to become a confusing mess which developers — and apparently even Apple’s own App Store reviewers — don’t fully understand. (Apple reportedly told Basecamp that Hey should have never been approved in the first place without IAP.)

Apple has carved out a number of conditions where apps don’t have to implement IAP, by making exceptions for enterprise apps that may have per-seat licensing plans for users and for a set of apps that more directly compete with Apple’s own. These, Apple calls “reader” apps, as they were originally directed making an exception for Amazon’s Kindle. But now this rule offers exceptions to the IAP rule for apps focused on magazines, newspapers, books, audio, music, video, VoIP, access to professional databases, cloud storage, and more.

That leaves other digital service providers wondering why their apps have to pay when others don’t.

Apple didn’t help its argument, when earlier in the week it released a report that detailed how its App Store facilitated $519B in commerce last year. The company had aimed to prove how much business flows through the App Store without Apple taking a 30% commission, positioning the portion of the market Apple profits from as a tiny sliver. But after the Hey debacle, this report only drives home how Apple has singled out one type of app-based business — digital services — as the one that makes the App Store its money.

Apple’s decision to squander its goodwill with the developer community the week before WWDC is an odd one. Heinemeier Hansson, a content marketing expert, easily bested the $1.5 trillion dollar company by using Apple’s hesitance to speak publicly against it. He set the discussion on fire, posted App Store review email screenshots to serve as Apple’s voice, and let the community vent.

Amid the Twitter outrage, large publishers’ antitrust commentary added further fuel to the fire, including those from Spotify, Match, and Epic Games.

For more reading on this topic, here are some of the key articles:

  • TechCrunch’s exclusive interview with iOS App Store head, Phil Schiller. The exec said Apple’s position on the Hey app is unchanged and no changes to App Store rules are imminent. “You download the app and it doesn’t work, that’s not what we want on the store,” he argued. (Except of course, at those times when such an experience is totally fine with Apple, as in the case of “reader” apps.) Schiller also said Basecamp could have avoided the problems if Hey had offered a free version with paid upgrades, or if it offered IAP at a higher price than on its own website.
  • Daring Fireball’s comments on the “flimsiness” of Business vs. Consumer as a justification for Apple’s rejection of Hey. John Gruber points out that the line between what’s a business app and a consumer app is too blurred. Apple allows some business apps to forgo IAP if they sell enterprise plans (e.g. per seat plans) that often involve upgraded feature sets that aren’t even iOS-specific. But in this day and age, who’s to say that an email service doesn’t deserve the same ability to opt out of IAP in order to serve its own business user base? After all, what if it upgrades its paid service with web-only features — why should Apple get a cut of that business, too?
  • App Store policy criticism from The Verge. Nilay Patel sat down with Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Basecamp CTO David Heinemeier Hansson to discuss the plight of Hey for its The Vergecast podcast. Cicilline said Apple’s fees were “exorbitant” and amounted to “highway robbery, basically.” He said Apple bullied developers by charging 30% of their business for access to its market — a decision which crushes smaller developers. “If there were real competition in this marketplace, this wouldn’t happen,” he added. The Verge’s Dieter Bohn also argued that Apple’s interpretation and enforcement of its App Store policies is terrible.
  • Basecamp CEO’s take on Apple’s App Store payment policies: Basecamp, the makers of the Hey app, put out a company statement about the App Store rules. The statement doesn’t add anything new to the conversation that wasn’t already in the tweetstorm, except the Basecamp response to Schiller’s suggestions which was something along the lines of 😝. The bottom line is that Hey wants to make the choice for its own business whether it needs the benefit of being able to acquire its users through the App Store or not. One way requires IAP and the other does not.
  • Vox’s Recode examines the antitrust case against Apple. The article doesn’t reference Hey, but lays out some of the other antitrust arguments being leveraged against Apple, including its “sherlocking” behavior,

Headlines

Apple has denied Facebook’s Gaming app at least 5 times since February

The Hey debacle is only one of many examples of how Apple exerts its market power over rivals. It has also repeatedly denied Facebook’s Gaming app entry to its App Store, citing the rule (Apple Store Review Guidelines, section 4.7) about not allowing apps whose main purpose is to sell other app, The NYT revealed this week.

Facebook’s Gaming app, which launched on Android in April, isn’t just another app store, however. The app offers users a hub to watch streamers play live, social networking tools, and the ability to play casual games like Zynga’s Words with Friends or Chobolabs Thug Life, for example. The latter is the point of contention, as Apple wants all games sold directly on the App Store, where it’s able to take a cut of their revenues.

One of the iterations Facebook tried was a version that looked almost exactly like how Facebook games are presented within the main Facebook iOS app — a single, alphabetized, unsortable list. The fact that this format was rejected when Apple already allows it elsewhere is an indication that even Apple doesn’t play by its own rules.

Zynn gets kicked out of App Store

Image Credits: Zynn

Zynn, the TikTok clone that shot to the top of the app store charts in late May, was pulled from Apple’s App Store on Monday. Before its removal, Sensor Tower estimates Zynn was downloaded 5 million times on iOS and 700,000 times on Google Play.

Startups Weekly: Which investor wrote the first check?

Startups Weekly: Which investor wrote the first check?

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. Which startups investors are actually first to backing the best companies? If you know this information before fundraising, you can avoid pitching investors…