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XT-CMS v2.0.0 Released
« on: July 24, 2019, 12:17:27 PM »
A new version 2.0.0 of the CMS has been released. This version includes a huge list of improvements and fixes and is now fully compatible with PHP7. Check out our What's new in V2 blog post and changelog below.

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v 2.0.0 changelog

* Listing format file now fully controls how item listings are displayed, can use responsive flex layouts or tables layout etc.
* Default listing format files updated with new flex layouts etc.
* update_templates.php now adds conditional jquery script code to page templates if no jquery is present and special tag {jquery} is also not present - use with $jquery_required=1
* safe_filename() function now outputs even safer filename string
* New mobile mode for admin area
* Updated admin pages to be more responsive design
* Updated admin menu ui and added font awesome/fontello icons
* Updated jquery multiselect plugin from v1.10 to v2.0.1
* Updated to latest versions of Jquery 3.3.1 and Jquery UI 1.12.1
* Contact forms updated for responsive design
* Checkout and payment pages updated for responsive design
* Galleria plugin updated to 1.5.7
* New image settings page in admin
* Better message feedback in admin when deleting items
* Special tag {contact_form} can now also be added to a page template instead of just via conent area in cms
* Fixed bug where product could not be deleted if it had no category selected
* All image buttons replaced with CSS buttons and added to language file
* More hardcoded text moved to language file
* Confirm order emails now use short_name
* Icons added to confirm order page
* System log file is now saved in backup folder so is no longer backed up or overwritten when restoring data
* Update_item_list_file now retains old data file when doing a full update
* Added 2 second delay for failed logins - anti-brute-force measure
* Added 3 second delay for failed forgot password email lookups - anti-brute-force measure
* Added accept=".jpg,.jpeg,.png" to image file upload buttons
* Function country_name_to_code() better handles if country code not found and logs the warning
* Some order filters updated to work with sorting and now list orders newest(id) to oldest by default
* Buttons to rebuild item list files added to maintenance page in admin area)
* New block IP feature added to admin area Settings -> Users
* Shipping options in admin area are now listed in alphabetic order
* Improved shipping page display and selection in checkout
* More texts moved to language file
* Fixed broken div tags on note form and upload form in product detail page
* Fixed bug where shopping cart popup would ignore customer note form or file upload - now popup is disabled for such products - no_scpu
* Added dedicated textareas for editing Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy in admin area, now saved in seperate files and terms_full.html file
* Checkout terms link now points to terms_full.html
* GDPR options for personal data, cookie notice and newsletter consent added to T&C page in admin area
* New soft warning if no categories selected when adding/editing a product or article
* Fixed display_products_default.php to display Out of Stock message instead of Add to Cart button for out of stock products
* Optimisations to html,css and scripts in admin to speed up page loads
* Admin categories page is now cached for faster page loading
* Search fixed to allow searching of full email address again in admin area (broken in a previous update)
* Fixed search by usergroup - blank usergroup passed in and user has no usergroup data was not omiting
* Fixed export items in admin ignoring filter and search
* Category search text moved out of functions file and into display items files in theme folder.
* Pulled category display code out of functions file and now in theme/includes/display_*.php format file(s) for easier customisation
* Removed "No Items Found" field from Add/Modify category - this can now be edited in theme/includes/display_*.php format file(s)
* Full PHP7 support
* cms.css now gets minified automatically
* Use current time for created_time and modified_time data on a duplicated product
* Added duplicate feature for category, article, subscription, coupon
* Fixed login to view order message showing on paynow page when already logged in
* Search phrase function now keeps underscores for email address searches
* New control bar buttons when modifying items
* Tidied up top of page when modifying items in admin
* When viewing item data now shows in popup window
* Email reminders can now be enabled/disabled on each subscription if enabled globally in config.php
* Fixed bug in myaccount.php that broke page layout for admins with readonly permission
* Category data now saves created_time and modified_time
* Category raw data can now be viewed in admin
* Select All button in admin now selects/deselects all instead of inverting selection
* Fixed serious bug in email address validation failing with leading/trailing spaces
* Added more safety checks to code when deleting items or categories
* Log files are now php instead of txt for more security
* Added Refresh, Print, Delete buttons to admin log page
* Logs now coloured green text on black to empahasise log data, with color coded warnings and errors
* Status setting added to categories - inactive categories
* Removed visibility setting on products and added new Inactive status
* Unpublished status renamed to Draft on articles - is inactive setting
* Inactive settings on categories, articles, products, listings now unlist item from catagories and 404 the detail page
* Updated coupons page and edit coupon page in admin
* Updated help docs
* Added some extra saftey code to recursive_remove_directory() function - checks for valid directory paths
* Moved all language files including admin to a language folder in the root cms directory cms/languages/en etc.
* Meta links to cms css files front-end and admin are now versioned with file modified timestamp (cached css now refresh automatically on update, updates css cached on cloudflare too)
* Can now edit an item on an order, no longer have to remove and re-add item
* Order item note is now multi-line
* Edit, cancel, and delete icons now used on order/invoice
* Fixed bug in myaccount area disabling fields when it shouldn't
* Updated cmsupdate file - new cms_data_version file in data folder for data version checking instead of cms_settings
* Fixed bug in modify_category when checking if category name already exists under the same parent category
* New install.txt file added to cms/data folder for detecting a fresh installation
* Many other fixes and improvements