Changelog – Premium version

1.3.12 - Released on 17 September 2020

  • New: support for WooCommerce 4.5
  • Update: plugin framework
  • Fix: remove usage of deprecated action add_tag_form
  • Fix: brand product slider not working correctly
  • Dev: remove reference to to avoid console warning

1.3.11 - Released on 13 August 2020

  • New: support for WordPress 5.5
  • New: support for WooCommerce 4.4
  • Update: plugin framework
  • Update: bundled Swiper library to version 6.0.4
  • Tweak: added support for YOAST canonical url

1.3.10 - Released on 11 June 2020

  • New: support for WooCommerce 4.2
  • Update: plugin framework
  • Tweak: added 'exclude' attribute to exclude brands for brand thumbnail shortcode
  • Fix: pagination on brands filter shortcode

1.3.9 - Released on 11 May 2020

  • New: support for WooCommerce 4.1
  • Update: plugin framework
  • Tweak: added category filter on brand grid shortcode
  • Fix: improved method that checks whether coupon is valid for cart
  • Dev: added new filter 'yith_wcbr_brand_filter_available_filters'
  • Dev: added new filter 'yith_wcbr_csv_connection_importer_product_id'
  • Dev: added new filter 'yith_wcbr_csv_connection_importer_term_id'

1.3.8 - Released on 11 March 2020

  • New: support for WordPress 5.4
  • New: support for WooCommerce 4.0
  • New: added Elementor widgets
  • Tweak: code reformat
  • Fix: better filter handling for brand names starting with a number or special character

1.3.7 - Released on 23 November 2019

  • New: support for WooCommerce 3.9
  • Update: plugin framework
  • Tweak: added brand rewrite among permalinks optional settings
  • Tweak: fix product rewrite, when it only contains %yith_product_brand%
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_change_brand_name_in_filter filter

1.3.8 - Released on 03 March 2020

  • New: support for WordPress 5.4
  • New: support for WooCommerce 4.0
  • New: added Elementor widgets
  • Tweak: code reformat
  • Fix: better filter handling for brand names starting with a number or special character

1.3.6 - Released on 06 November 2019

  • New: support for WordPress 5.3
  • New: support for WooCommerce 3.8
  • Update: Plugin Framework
  • Update: Italian language
  • Update: Spanish language
  • Update: Dutch language
  • Fix: prevent error with empty allowed and excluded brands on coupon validation
  • Fix: call the correct class for brand_filter static function
  • Fix: warning on cart, when brand options for the coupon are empty
  • Fix: now filters & pagination behave correctly together on brands_filter shortcode
  • Fix: order by name if no filter is selected
  • Fix: notice on brand category shortcode

1.3.5 - Released on 09 August 2019

  • New: WooCommerce 3.7.0 RC2 support
  • New: added coupons restrictions for brands
  • Update: internal plugin framework
  • Dev: new filter yith_wcbr_brand_filter_widget_atts

1.3.4 - Released on 29 May 2019

  • New: Support to WordPress 5.2
  • Update: Plugin Framework

1.3.3 - Released on 04 April 2019

  • New: WooCommerce 3.6.0 RC1 support
  • Update: Spanish language
  • Update: internal plugin framework
  • Dev: added new filter yith_wcbr_brand_taxonomy_columns
  • Dev: added new filter yith_wcbr_brand_taxonomy_column
  • Dev: added new filter yith_wcbr_image_size_single_product_brads
  • Dev: added new filter yith_wcbr_thumbnail_image on thumbnail carousel shortcode

1.3.2 - Released on 31 January 2019

  • New: WooCommerce 3.5.4 support
  • New: added brands to product structured data
  • Tweak: brands are now correctly added to the new product, when duplicating an existing one
  • Update: Italian language
  • Updated: Dutch language
  • Update: internal plugin framework
  • Fix: preventing warning when trying to explode an array
  • Fix: preventing notices caused by undefined indexes
  • Dev: added filter yith_wcbr_product_filter_by_brand_args
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_get_terms_args filter

1.3.0 - Released on 17 December 2018

  • New: WordPress 5.0 support
  • New: WooCommerce 3.5.2 support
  • New: added Gutenberg blocks for plugin shortcodes
  • New: added pagination param to Brand Thumbnail widget
  • Update: dutch language
  • Fix: hide empty filter not being removed after get_terms
  • Dev: added filter yith_wcbr_thumbnail_carrousel_shortcode_atts

1.2.4 - Released on 24 October 2018

  • New: added WooCommerce 3.5 support
  • Tweak: updated plugin framework
  • Tweak: fixed default values for VC shortcodes

1.2.3 - Released on 09 October 2018

  • New: added WordPress 4.9.8 support
  • New: added WooCommerce 3.5-RC support
  • New: updated plugin framework
  • Tweak: adding per page brands to the YITH Brand Thumbnail wigdet
  • Tweak: two new parameters for widgets YITH Brands List (order / order by)
  • Update: Italian language
  • Update: Dutch language
  • Fix: tax_query in brand shortcode
  • Fix: term sorting for filter shortcode
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_sort_label filter to change Sort by brand label
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_taxonomy_label_name filter to change brands taxonomy name
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_show_sort_by_brand filter
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_set_sort_by_brand filter

1.2.2 - Released on 28 May 2018

  • New: WooCommerce 3.4 compatibility
  • New: WordPress 4.9.6 compatibility
  • New: updated plugin framework
  • New: GDPR compliance
  • New: added new importer to let admin import product/brand connections when they already have brands set up and just want to associate them to related products
  • New: added loop param to carousel shortcodes
  • Tweak: updated Swiper Slider to 4.2.2
  • Tweak: Improved support to YITH themes
  • Update: Italian Language
  • Update: Spanish Language
  • Fix: fixed brand parameter for shortcodes
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_brand_thumbnail_carousel_time filter

1.2.1 - Released on 08 February 2018

  • New: WooCommerce 3.3.1 compatibility
  • New: WordPress 4.9.4 compatibility
  • New: added auto-sense brand parameter for Brand Products and Brand Products Slider shortcodes
  • Tweak: Improved auto-sense category param to work also on product page
  • Fix: preventing notice "Trying to get property from non-object" on terms sorting function

1.2.0 - Released on 08 January 2018

  • New: WooCommerce 3.2.6 compatibility
  • New: added compatibility with WC Importer/Exporter
  • New: updated plugin-fw to 3.0
  • New: added option to set rewrite for default brand taxonomy
  • New: added Tools panel
  • Tweak: added missing params to widgets, to match shortcodes ones
  • Tweak: improved js handling for Brand Select shortcode / widget
  • Tweak: added do_shortcode to brand description
  • Fix: problem with default WooCommerce sorting when "Sort by brand" is enabled
  • Fix: Sort by brand causing "No product matching your selection" error on category page
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_taxonomy_object_type filter to let third party code to change post type taxonomy is created for (use it at your own risk)

1.1.1 - Released on 11 April 2017

  • New: WooCommerce 3.0.1 compatibility
  • Fix: terms meta query overwritten by "sorting" method
  • Fix: preventing notice when crop is not set for image sizes
  • Fix: brand param for Brand Grid shortcode

1.1.0 - Released on 04 April 2017

  • New: WordPress 4.7.3 compatibility
  • New: WooCommerce 3.0.0 compatibility
  • New: Categories field for product shortcode in VC
  • New: Sorting categories on Brand Grid Shortcode (by name)
  • New: admin can sort brands with Drag & Drop
  • New: now terms are retrieved using default ordering (menu ordering)
  • New: added shortcode yith_wcbr_product_brand to print brands of a specific product
  • Tweak: added wpautop to brand description
  • Tweak: removed _usort_terms_by_ID (WP 4.7 compatibility)
  • Tweak: improved per brand filter on product page (changed filter name to avoid issue with WooCommerce Brands)
  • Tweak: changed description container from p to div
  • Tweak: changed sort algorithm for terms in brands_grid and brands_filter shortcodes
  • Tweak: Check over "cb" column existence for taxonomy view
  • Tweak: now terms sorting is case insensitive
  • Tweak: added compatibiity with YIT Layout
  • Fix: added "Brands" column when using attributes as brand taxonomy
  • Fix: Brand/Category relationship method won't produce only last category anymore
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_taxonomy_labels filter, to let customers change taxonomy labels
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_brand_filter_terms filter, to let developers change shortcode term sorting
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_remove_brand_header_on_next_pages filter to show brand header on each archive page
  • Dev: added action yith_wcbr_before_shortcode
  • Dev: added actionyith_wcbr_after_shortcode
  • Dev: added filter yith_wcbr_taxonomy_slug to customize taxonomy slug (use it at your own risk, as changing taxonomy slug will remove all terms and product associations)

1.0.9 - Released on 28 November 2016

  • Add: rewrite for brand in products url
  • Add: per page value to Brand Thumbnail Widget
  • Add: category param to yith_wcbr_brand_product_carousel and yith_wcbr_brand_product shortcodes
  • Add: filter on product post type page
  • Add: spanish translation
  • Tweak: improved terms sorting in brand_filter and brand_grid shortcodes
  • Tweak: extended get_brand_category_relationships to category children
  • Tweak: changed pagination for brand_thumbnail shortcode: now per page is used even if no pagination is set
  • Tweak: changed text doamin to yith-woocommerce-brands-add-on
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_brand_filter_heading_letters filter, to let third party dev add non ascii characters
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_brand_filter_heading_letter filter, to let dev filter brand heading letter
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_product_taxonomies filter, to let developers add custom product taxonomies
  • Dev: added yith_wcbr_taxonomy_labels filter to let dev customize taxonomy labels
  • Fixed: inconsistency with count number when "hide out of stock products" options is enabled
  • Fixed: missing php tags for navigation on brand_filter.php template
  • Fixed: filter per brand behaviour (products admin page)

1.0.8 - Released on 13 June 2016

  • Fixed: removed "meta_query" from get_terms when WC ‹ 2.6

1.0.7 - Released on 10 Jun 2016

  • Added: WordPress 4.5.2 support
  • Added: WooCommerce 2.6-RC1 support
  • Tweak: deprecated function that refers directly to woocommerce_termmeta
  • Tweak: added meta_query in get_terms to filter brands without image
  • Tweak: added yith_wcbr_get_terms to pass different params to get_terms for WP › 4.5
  • Fixed: hide_no_image flag in Brand Thumbnail Carousel and Brand Thumbnail widgets
  • Fixed: admin filed css issue (line height for image size)

1.0.6 - Released on 02 May 2016

  • Added: WordPress 4.5.1 support
  • Added: WooCommerce 2.5.5 support
  • Added: options to set brands thumb dimensions
  • Added: "Before product title" position for single product brand
  • Added: flag with_front on register_taxonomy, with filter yith_wcbr_taxonomy_with_front to change default value
  • Added: Rich Snippets for brand
  • Added: Integration with YOAST Seo (%%product_brand%% for products)
  • Added: fix for WCAN (adding .yit-wcan-container in swiper carousel)
  • Added: filter yith_customize_product_carousel_loop to customize $woocommerce_loop before product carousel
  • Added: filter yith_wcbr_print_brand_description to hide product brand description
  • Added: filter yith_wcbr_taxonomy_label for brand label
  • Added: transients yith_wcbr_brand_category_relationships and yith_wcbr_category_brand_relationships to improve performance of shortcodes callbacks
  • Tweak: updated Swiper library to revision 3.3.0
  • Fixed: error including assets on backend caused by wrong screen id

1.0.5 - Released on 23 October 2015

  • Tweak: Performance improved with new plugin core 2.0
  • Fixed: plugin-fw breaking theme-editor.php page

1.0.4 - Released on 21 September 2015

  • Added: yith_wcbr_taxonomy_capabilities filter
  • Added: YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor Support
  • Fixed: "All" placeholder disappearing on select2 dropdown

1.0.3 - Released on 13 August 2015

  • Added: Compatibility with WC 2.4.2
  • Tweak: Updated internal plugin-fw

1.0.2 - Released on 13 July 2015

  • Added: WC 2.3.13 support
  • Added: improved YITH WooCommerce Product Filter compatibility
  • Fixed: minor bugs


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