CM Answers Plugin Changelog

CM Answers Pro Version

Version 4.7.2 from the 28th April 2023

  • Updated the default model of the ChatGPT integration to GPT 3.5
  • Added the support to change the model to GPT 4 (for users that have access to it)
  • Added the option to define the role of the system
  • Added the option to define the ‘temperature’ aka randomness of the answers of ChatGPT
  • BuddyPress compatibility bug fixed

Version 4.7.1 from the 16th March 2023

  • Added: ChatGPT integration
  • Added: feature to reassign all user comments, responses and questions from one to another user
  • Added: “Disable rich text editor for user roles” option
  • Fixed bug with saving scripts for advertisements
  • Small fixes

Version 4.7.0 from the 24th Feb 2023

  • Fixed security issue related to the AJAX category filtering
  • Implemented functionality for updating main content by ajax from the sidebar widget
  • Added “Include the category to the question URL” option
  • Added reminder notification by email
  • Added author param to [cma-followed] shortcode
  • Added “Load assets conditionally” option
  • Fixed vulnerability
  • Fixed 404 problems after permalink change automatically
  • Small fixes

Version 4.6.9 from the 2nd Nov 2022

  • Fixed bug with disappearing thread and index pages content
  • Fixed display the incorrect number of points for the best answer in the answer form
  • Fixed bug with posting answers access by roles
  • Optimized getting users list
  • Optimized posting question time by sending notifications with cron.
  • Improved compatibility with LaTeX

Version 4.6.8 from the 7th Aug 2022

  • Added “Which experts should be notified” option
  • Fixed bug with backlink
  • Fixed bug with anonymous user badge
  • Fixed login and logout warnings
  • Fixed duplicate the_content for index page
  • Added WordPress excerpt support for post-type “cma-thread”
  • Added “Notify question author after posting a question” option
  • Added custom CMA tab for Ultimate Member user profile
  • Added RTL support
  • Fixed payments addon buttons’ labels
  • Fixed redirecting after social login
  • Added [question author] param for the new answer notification email
  • Added “Enable multilingual category for the question” option (WPML Integration)

Version 4.6.7 from the 12th May 2022

  • Fixed bug with login widget
  • Fixed JSON errors
  • Fixed e-mail notifications bug
  • Small fixes

Version 4.6.6 from the 3rd April 2022

  • Fixed bug with redirection to the wp-login page after failed login
  • Fixed bug with HTML tags appearing in the question editor
  • Added: “Allow voting up on questions list” option
  • Fixed payment buttons
  • Added label for subscription button to template
  • Fixed expired subscriptions check
  • Fixed go back link

Version 4.6.4 from the 18th Dec 2021

  • Added parameter ‘expert’ to cma-question-form shortcode
  • Fixed bug with category from shortcode
  • Fixed bug with “Follow all new threads” button
  • Fixed bug with question stages when ajax call is enabled
  • Added “Redirect after post new question” option

Version 4.6.3 from the 6th Oct 2021

  • Added File cache system
  • Improved compatibility with DIVI Theme
  • Fixed bug with “Allow media upload for subscribers in rich editor”
  • Added Elementor Widget “Questions”
  • Added integration with CM Expert Directory + Community
  • Fixed bug with difficulty level
  • Added “Redirect after social login link” option
  • Added “Show disclaimer when user submits a question” option
  • Fixed bug with names from social login
  • Fixed bug with category filter on index page
  • Fixed bug with “Unmark spam” option
  • Added option to disabled AJAX support on contributor page
  • Fixed bug with Gutenberg editor
  • Improved compatibility with WPML
  • Added GamiPress integration

Version 4.6.2 from the 21st July 2021

  • Added Badges for users
  • Added Badge color setting
  • Added options for limit number of answers/questions posting per day, week, month
  • Added Per category access control settings
  • Fixed Bug when plugin was adding its own metadata to all categories pages instead of only Answers Categories
  • Added Select2 support
  • Plugin speed optimization

Version 4.6.1 from the 9th July 2021

  • Added max hyperlinks option for answer
  • Added min words count option for answer
  • Added action to send emails via plugin
  • Added new labels
  • Implemented Subscription for Answers
  • Implemented functionality to store previous answer if it was submitted with error

Version 4.5.8 from the 29th June 2021

  • Fixed plugin conflict with the Decent Comments plugin
  • Fixed bug with multiple form submission
  • Fixed bug with cma-questions-count shortcode
  • Fixed bug with Auto create AJAX page option
  • Fixed bug with “Enable AJAX call on filters”
  • Added option “Show author username instead of Name and Surname”

Version 4.5.7 from the 6th June 2021

  • Small bugfixes
  • Fixed bug with the social share buttons after AJAX request
  • Dev: hook cma_question_post_after_data
  • Dev: hook cma_after_add_comment
  • Dev: hook cma_before_add_answer
  • Dev: hook cma_after_add_answer

Version 4.5.6 from the 24th May 2021

  • Updated license package to version 1.9.1
  • Bug: Fixed user id bug

Version 4.5.5 13th May 2021

  • Bug: Fixed bug with pagination on Experts Dashboard page if “Search for users” option enabled
  • Feature: Added capability with new version of the PeePso Addon
  • Bug: Removed unnecessary debug logs
  • Added: ‘limit’ parameter for the cma-my-answers shortcode

Version 4.5.4 6th Apr 2021

  • Feature: Added option “Search for users”
  • Bug: After plugin reactivation, posts is no longer moved to draft
  • Feature: ‘Show unanswered questions only to experts’ option was moved to Experts Addon
  • Bug: Fixed search result when ‘Show unanswered questions only to experts’ option is enabled

Version 4.5.3 17th Feb 2021

  • Feature: Added option “Disable tag archive title”
  • Dev: Added new filter cma_is_can_resolve
  • Bug: Wrong author was assigned to anonymous posting fixed
  • Bug: Fixed missing answers form that was build by AJAX on Question Answer page

Version 4.5.2 23rd Jan 2021

  • Feature: Micropayments Best Answer grant support
  • Feature: Few new setting for Best Answer points rewards
  • Feature: Allow media upload for subscribers
  • Dev: cma_frontend_answer_form_title_after hook
  • Bug: Anonymous posing bugfix
  • Bug: Description for shortcode fix
  • Bug: AJAX filtering affecting all widgets fix

Version 4.5.1 29th Oct 2020

  • Feature: New [cma-questions-count] shortcode
  • Label: anonymous_comment label
  • Bug: BuddyPress activity bar duplication bug fix
  • Bug: Avatar profile link bug fix
  • The big-loader.gif is back while using the Ajax

Version 4.5.0 8th Sep 2020

  • Feature: new option “Author photo as a link to his page”
  • Feature: new option “Show answers title”
  • Feature: new option “Paginate the answers”
  • Feature: new option “Answers per page”
  • Feature: new option “Character count” in answers form
  • Feature: Anonymous answers
  • Dev: added a new hook cma_question_form_backlink
  • Bug: Comments bug fixed

Version 4.4.5 8th Sep 2020

  • BuddyPress title fix
  • Dev: Added new filter for thread votes – “cma_thread_votes_data”
  • Minor fixes

Version 4.4.4 4th Sep 2020

  • Added new option called “Hide login form” in Anonymous Posting/General (for add-on)
  • Added new option called “Show question title” in Appearance/Thread page
  • Added new option called “Question title HTML tag” in Appearance/Thread page
  • Bug: Fixed comments bug
  • Fix: unable to see “Questions” in BuddyPress while user is not admin
  • Fix: undefined index “cat” in shortcode rendering
  • Added few CSS classes to the thread page

Version 4.4.3 24th Aug 2020

  • Feature: Added ability to edit difficulty/tags/category by it’s author
  • Feature: Added sample page and questions generation/delete on plugin installation/deactivation
  • Fix: “Let users post questions or answers with a nickname” appears only if “Let users post questions and answers anonymously” is checked
  • Fix: Category/Difficulty checkbox in admin changed to “radio”
  • Labels: Changed few labels
  • Dev: few classes added to Settings/Thread/Question anonymous options

Version 4.4.0 26th July 2020

  • Added support to charge points on answer

Version 4.3.9 10th July 2020

  • Improvement with buddypress activity

Version 4.3.8 4th July 2020

  • Bugfix related to reset pagination feature
  • Bugfix related to show/hide category
  • Ask anonymously implement with buddypress activity
  • Improvement with CM Micropayment plugin

Version 4.3.7 11th June 2020

  • Added new option called ask anonymously
  • Added new option for show/hide time
  • Added new option for show/hide category
  • Added new option for reset pagination
  • Disable cookie creation of anonymous voting is disabled
  • Resolved some PHP warnings
  • Updated package 1.9.0

Version 4.3.6 13th May 2020

  • Added support to set points for the best answer to question with micropayments plugin
  • Improvement in CSS

Version 4.3.5 30th Apr 2020

  • Bugfix in single question template

Version 4.3.4 27th Apr 2020

  • Improvement with best editor plugin

Version 4.3.3 12th Apr 2020

  • Compatible with best editor plugin
  • Improved login with linkedin feature
  • Improved css
  • Added support to update attachments while edit question/answer
  • Fixed: Bug with “Show unanswered questions only to experts” not working
  • Fixed: Bug with Widget throwing error

Version 4.3.2 28th Mar 2020

  • Fixed: Bug of disable answers category for post

Version 4.3.0 12th Mar 2020

  • Improvement in category admin page for fast load

Version 4.2.9 29th Feb 2020

  • Improved sync categories feature with cm expert directory plugin
  • Bugfix related to show question id
  • Updated package 1.8.10

Version 4.2.8 25th Feb 2020

  • Bugfix related to elementor page builder

Version 4.2.7 9th Feb 2020

  • Bugfix in comment attachment
  • Improvement in bad words feature
  • Resolved some warning and notice
  • Added new option to sync categories with all cm directory plugins
  • Bugfix related to question form submit

Version 4.2.6 8th Jan 2020

  • Bugfix in thread tag feature

Version 4.2.5 19th Dec 2019

  • Added support to add lost password url in login widget
  • Added support to remove cpt slug from thread page URL
  • Added new shortcode called cma-question-expert-info
  • Added new features with thread tag

Version 4.2.4 23rd Nov 2019

  • Added support with Oxygen Builder
  • Bugfix related to pagination

Version 4.2.3 26th Oct 2019

  • Removed some notice
  • Added new labels

Version 4.2.2 12th Oct 2019

  • Updated Opauth library
  • Updated LinkedIn API from V1 to V2
  • Bugfix related to login with Twitter
  • Improved login with Google feature
  • Bugfix related to vote ajax call

Version 4.2.1 9th Sep 2019

  • Added ability to add attachments for questions and answers comments
  • Added new param view=”accordion” in cma-categories-list shortcode

Version 4.2.0 19th Aug 2019

  • Bugfix in email feature
  • Improvement in JavaScript

Version 4.1.9 11th Aug 2019

  • Improvement in ajaxify layout

Version 4.1.8 30th July 2019

  • Bugfix related to question for admin only feature

Version 4.1.7 26th July 2019

  • Added question for admin only feature

Version 4.1.6 29th June 2019

  • Improved email library class

Version 4.1.5 19th June 2019

  • Category custom fields output added after question content and removed from question meta box

Version 4.1.4 16th June 2019

  • Bugfix related to question count in widget
  • Bugfix related to meta description for question page
  • Added support to editor role manage question and categories

Version 4.1.3 8th June 2019

  • Added new css class if thread have best answer

Version 4.1.2 16th May 2019

  • Bugfix related to upvote system with ajax call

Version 4.1.1 14th May 2019

  • Bugfix related to category filter with ajax call

Version 4.0.10 8th May 2019

  • Added XSS filtering function on backlink parameter

Version 4.0.9 2nd may 2019

  • Bugfix related to clear database feature
  • Updated package 1.8.9

Version 4.0.8 18th Apr 2019

  • Removed deprecated warnings
  • Updated package 1.8.8

Version 4.0.7 30th Mar 2019

  • Added Enable AJAX call on filters setting

Version 4.0.6 21st Mar 2019

  • Updated to license package 1.8.7

Version 4.0.5 17th Mar 2019

  • Bugfix in ajax call related to sort questions

Version 4.0.4 4th Mar 2019

  • Bugfix in edit question

Version 4.0.3 7th Feb 2019

  • Improvement in custom css section

Version 4.0.2 30th Jan 2019

  • Improvement with QuickLaTeX shortcode

Version 4.0.1 28th Jan 2019

  • Bugfix in ajax response of comment for shortcode

Version 4.0.0 23rd Jan 2019

  • Compatible with WP QuickLaTeX plugin
  • Updated license package 1.8.6

Version 3.9.20 3rd Jan 2019

  • Fixed bug with msg “This content is restricted” in BuddyPress

Version 3.9.18 21st Oct 2018

  • Added an option to add rel=”nofollow” attribute to links
  • Fixed the bug with bigger space between p tags in answers
  • Replaced deprecated functions

Version 3.9.17 19th Sep 2018

  • Added an option to show TinyMCE toolbar by default
  • Added an option to add justify and table buttons to TinyMCE toolbar
  • Added an option to prevent multiple creating of ajax answers page
  • Removed slashes in category custom fields
  • Added br tag to textarea answer field

Version 3.9.15 18th Aug 2018

  • Added CM Registration login form support

Version 3.9.14 15th Aug 2018

  • Fixed bug with the license activation limit

Version 3.9.13 16th Aug 2018

  • Added author box option for questions index page
  • Added an option for hiding right column with info on questions index page
  • Fixed an error when adding answer with emoticon

Version 3.9.11 12th Aug 2018

  • Added ‘Thanks for voting’ and ‘You cannot vote’ labels to admin
  • Connected Expert page and User meta to change author link in CM Answers

Version 3.9.10 12th July 2018

  • Bug: Fixed index_page_title on admin dashboard > Cm Answers Pro menu when activate the plugin.
  • Bug: Fixed “Illegal string offset” errors in the shortcodes
  • Feature: In the Category form (add and edit both), Select Multiple Experts by multiselect checkbox feature

Version 3.9.9 8th July 2018

  • Fixed bug in delete time function and warning

Version 3.9.7 7th June 2018

  • Fixed error related to deprecated php versions

Version 3.9.6 31st May 2018

  • Added GDPR support features – please check documentation

Version 3.9.5 10th May 2018

  • Added filter needed in Anonymous Posting addon.
  • Added translate support to exception
  • Fixed style conflict

Version 3.9.4 22nd Apr 2018

  • Changes related to the new version of the experts addon.
  • Fixed issue with not showing the social share buttons using AJAX.
  • Fixed issue with helpscout links.
  • Fixed bug in SQL subquery.

Version 3.9.3 14th Mar 2018

  • Fixed SQL bug in a query that removes the unused relationship of a question with category.
  • Fixed issue with radio buttons in settings.

Version 3.9.2 7th Mar 2018

  • Added remove button to the uploaded file in the question form.
  • Fixed bug with replace comments while save post and replace comments categories
  • Changed related with the Idea Stimulator addon.
  • Add option to show the question title inside the_content()
  • Fixed problem with showing title.

Version 3.9.0 9th Feb 2018

  • Added option: Default email recipient when using BCC to solve some problems with sending email to the undisclosed recipients.
  • Internal changes in the Labels in order to make compatible with some addons.

Version 3.8.0 7th Feb 2018

  • Added googleoff comment tags to avoid indexing the plugin buttons by Google.
  • Fixed problem with required categories and two-level categories choosing.

Version 3.7.1 5th Feb 2018

  • Fixed bug in micropayments integration.
  • Added new labels.
  • Updated licensing library.

Version 3.7.0 1st Feb 2018

  • Added new shortcode cma-favorite-questions that shows the questions marked by the current user as favorite.
  • Added new parameter favorite=1 to cma-questions shortcode.
  • Updated shortcodes list page.

Version 3.6.7 19th Jan 2018

  • Fix in Anonymous Posting integration (showing email address of the anonymous user).

Version 3.6.6 17th Jan 2018

  • Added some hooks for the customer’s customization.
  • Fixed bug in related CMA questions.
  • Fixed PHP error on the contributors page.

Version 3.6.5 4th Dec 2017

  • Fixed issue with licensing library.

Version 3.6.4 14th Nov 2017

  • Fixed issue with answers number not showing.
  • Updated licensing package.

Version 3.6.3 8th Nov 2017

  • SQL queries optimizations.
  • Improvement for the metabox code.

Version 3.6.2 28th Oct 2017

  • Restored replace comments feature for all post types.
  • Fixed issue with AJAX in shortcode.
  • Fixed multibyte substr issue.
  • Added nofollow to login links.

Version 3.6.1 4th Oct 2017

  • Fixed problem with filtering the default stage.
  • Updated shortcodes page in the plugin backend e.g. added cma-answers shortcode description to the shortcodes page.
  • Made a separate meta box for the Replace comments features on the edit post page.
  • Fixed bug with settings filter field.
  • Fixed CSS issue on the license page.

Version 3.6.0 12th Sep 2017

  • Added new shortcode cma-get-param-author which takes the “author” parameter from the URL address.
  • Allowed to use cma-get-param-author shortcode inside the cma-questions and cma-answers shortcodes.
  • Added option to allow or disallow comments in the resolved thread.
  • Fixed issue with experts visibility filter.
  • Fixed issue with backlink in my answers shortcode.
  • Fixed the title issue.

Version 3.5.0 29th Aug 2017

    Added option to hide the question sorting links.
    * Added basic notification check feature to cma and cmdm to check if sending emails works.
    * Fixed issue with visibility.

Version 3.4.0 18th Aug 2017

  • Added the question stages that can be set by admin.
  • Added email notifications for the question, answer and comments refused by moderator.
  • Added missing labels.
  • CSS enhancements.

Version 3.3.4 11th July 2017

  • CSS fix.

Version 3.3.3 6th June 2017

  • Fixed issue with the Thrive Lightbox.
  • Updated licensing package.

Version 3.3.2 28th April 2017

  • CSS improvements.
  • Fixed issue with sorting answers by highest rating.
  • Added option to not include wp-editor-class.
  • Fixed bug with social sharing buttons.

Version 3.3.1 22nd April 2017

  • Fix bug related to Ajax URL.

Version 3.3.0 20th April 2017

  • CSS improvements.

Version 3.2.0 8th April 2017

  • Added the look and feel additional style setting.
  • Improved the Shortcodes description page.
  • Added ability to delete attachments for questions and answers.
  • Changes related with the new EDD payments addon.
  • Changes related with the Experts addon update.

Version 3.1.11 30th Mar 2017

  • Fixed some issues that occur on PHP 7.1.x.

Version 3.1.10 30th Mar 2017

  • Fixed issue with social login after Facebook updated its API version..

Version 3.1.9 12th Mar 2017

  • Fixed issue with anonymous posting nicknames.

Version 3.1.8 24th Jan 2017

  • Fixed issue with scheduled placeholder CMA page.

Version 3.1.7 3rd Jan 2017

  • Fixed PHP error.

Version 3.1.6 20th Dec 2016

  • Changes related with the PeepSo integration addon.
  • Add option to remove order by filters.

Version 3.1.4 7th Dec 2016

  • Updated Facebook Login app callback URL information which was incorrect.

Version 3.1.3 20th Oct 2016

  • Changes related with the Peepso integration addon.

Version 3.1.2 11th Oct 2016

  • Updated user guide link.

Version 3.1.1 22nd September 2016

  • Fixed issue with formatting when posting and editing the answers.

Version 3.1.0 24th August 2016

  • Added user’s badges depending on the user’s Micropayments points number.
  • Prepared integration with the CMA Peepso Addon.
  • Added the widget option to hide the anonymous user in the Top Contributors widget.
  • Added the setting to show the Forgot password link in the Login Widget.

Version 3.0.1 27th July 2016

  • Fixed PHP error.
  • Updated licensing library.

Version 3.0.0 21st July 2016

  • Improved the settings page interface.
  • Added theme customizer.
  • Updated licensing library.
  • SEO options fix – now it works with the page templates.
  • Disabled showing related questions for posts and pages by default.
  • Fixed issue with sticky post join.

Version 2.9.20 5th July 2016

  • Added new option Date/time format.

Version 2.9.19 25th June 2016

  • Fixed Ajax support in shortcode

Version 2.9.18 17th June 2016

  • Fixed issue with showcontent parameter in the shortcodes, added showcontent=fragment value.

Version 2.9.17 15th June 2016

  • Added new option to display question’s content or fragment on the index page.
  • Added new option experts=1 to the cma-categories shortcode to display the experts list column.
  • Fixed issue with redirection when anonymous user posted question and only experts can see unanswered questions.
  • CSS improvements.

Version 2.9.16 24th May 2016

  • Another fix for editing labels.
  • Changes to licensing package.

Version 2.9.15 13th May 2016

  • Fixed editing labels for the Experts Addon.

Version 2.9.14 19th April 2016

  • Fixed issue with displaying anonymous user questions number.
  • Added Danish translation.
  • Added posting as anonymous option for the logged-in users.
  • Rich editor improvements on the ajax pages.
  • Fixed email issue when sending private questions.
  • CSS improvements.

Version 2.9.13 13th April 2016

  • Fixed issues related to new WordPress version 4.5

Version 2.9.11 5th April 2016

  • Integration with Ask the Expert

Version 2.9.10 20th March 2016

  • Updated licensing api support.
  • Fixed shortcode subtree issue.
  • Auto approve by default
  • Added new option to show markup box
  • CSS improvements

Version 2.9.9 1th Mar 2016

  • Fixed the licensing issue causing the AJAX didn’t work.

Version 2.9.7 25th Feb 2016

  • Added automatic updates from plugin dashboard
  • Replaced plugin admin interface including license activation and userguide

2.9.6 Build 24th Jan 2016

  • Improved performance.
  • Fixed contributor’s page questions filter.
  • Fixed contributor’s page answers limit.
  • Fixed editing answer.
  • Fixed issue with anonymous users that could edit answers.
  • Fixed widget cache id generating which created lots of duplicated transients in the options table.
  • Fixed showing login form.
  • Fixed issue with sorting shortcode cma-questions.
  • Added option to display the additional question title on thread page.
  • Added new labels.
  • Added russian translation.
  • Updated licensing api support.

2.9.5 Build 3rd Dec 2015

  • Added option to place question form on a separate page.
  • Added new labels.
  • Fixed issue with rewrite.
  • Fixed issue with tag related questions on the thread page.
  • Fixed issue with settings.

2.9.4 Build 13th Nov 2015

  • Added option to hide Mark as best answer button on own posts.
  • Added email notification when best answer was choosen.
  • Added option to display related questions by tags for a specific post.
  • Fixed including some views due to the view overridding issue.
  • Fixed sanitizing URLs for Cyrilic.
  • Shortcode modification to support multiple tags.
  • Added new labels.
  • CSS fix.

2.9.3 Build 23rd Oct 2015

  • Fixed issue related with showing question author.
  • Changes related to new CM Idea Simulator Addon plugin.
  • Labels updated.
  • CSS improvements.

2.9.2 Build 9th Oct 2015

  • Fixed PHP notice in the Ads helper./li>

2.9.1 Build 8th Oct 2015

  • Fixed PHP error

2.9.0 Build 7th Oct 2015

  • Fixed memory issue on post saving.
  • Added new “subtree” parameter for cma-questions and cma-index shortcodes.
  • Changes for the CM AnsPress Import addon.
  • Added ignoring InstantSearch plugin on the CMA search input field.
  • Fixed translation files issue (invalid characters).
  • Added question’s custom fields feature which can be defined per category.
  • Created shortcode cma-question-form.
  • Changes for the CM Answers Petition addon.
  • Improved the files attaching area on the question form.
  • Changes for the CM Download Manager integration.
  • Changes in the HTML source code – displaying index page without using the table tag.
  • CSS improvements.

2.8.1 Build 4th Sep 2015

  • Updated licensing API client.
  • Fixed the WP 4.3 related issues.
  • Fixed the preg_quote issue.
  • Added notice about low memory.
  • Added a setting to modify the BuddyPress CMA-shortcode attributes.
  • Added custom CSS option and fixed the resolved flag issue.

2.8.0 Build 21st Aug 2015

  • Added points reward for best answers (CM Micropayments integration).
  • Fixed the Genesis theme issue with page template and home page.
  • Fixed displaying the registration link.
  • Fixed home page issue.

2.7.4 Build 7th Aug 2015

  • Added option to change the category’s slug URL part.
  • Question will be automatically approved when the administrator will post an answer.
  • Fixed the new questions notification issue.

2.7.3 Build 24th July 2015

  • Fixed the Facebook login issue.

2.7.2 Build 21st July 2015

  • Added new parameters and new columns to the cma-categories shortcode.
  • Fixed the WP SEO custom taxonomy’s title issue.
  • Changed the “Categories” labels into unique “CMA Categories”.
  • Added require parameter on the category’s select-box if needed.
  • Added new labels.
  • Added new translation terms.
  • Reviewing the source code – testing for PCRE heap overflow vulnerability.
  • Fixed issue with associating the BuddyPress groups with the CMA categories.
  • Fixed allowed file extensions validation method for the question attachments.
  • CSS improvements.

2.7.1 Build 03rd July 2015

  • Added the From: header to the emails messages which includes website name and the admin email.
  • New hooks made for the new Anonymous Posting version.
  • Opening the author page in the same browser’s window.
  • Fixed issue related to Yoast SEO plugin.
  • SEO improvements.

2.7.0 Build 20th June 2015

  • Added HTML support for the email notifications.
  • Added new thread email notifications support with the opt-in and opt-out options.
  • Added opt-out link support in new thread notification email.
  • Added opt-out link support in new answer notification email.
  • Fixed the attached image ratio.
  • Fixed the category shortcode “follow” parameter.
  • Fixed issue with the user’s questions and answers counter.
  • Fixed the Clear database method.
  • Fixed displaying messages after posting a question or answer.

2.6.8 Build 4th June 2015

  • Fixed issue with anonymous posting questions by AJAX.
  • Preventing includes the Facebook and Google JS APIs when the share buttons are disabled.
  • Fixed the homepage issue.
  • Fixed the editor issue.
  • Added option to disable posting/voting logs.
  • CSS improvements.

2.6.7 Build 14th May 2015

  • Added backend questions sorting by latest answer/comment.
  • Fixed issue with sending notifications to all users.
  • CSS improvements.

2.6.6 Build 8th May 2015

  • Added scrolling to top after loaded thread in the AJAX-based shortcode.
  • Added option to hide category and the categories filter.
  • Fixed BuddyPress integration issue.
  • Fixed the labels issue.

2.6.5 Build 22nd Apr 2015

  • Fixed security issue related to the add_query_arg() function.
  • Added bad words filter.
  • SEO improvements.

2.6.4 Build 20th Apr 2015

  • Added option to show unanswered questions only to experts.
  • Added option to require category when posting a question.
  • Added option to hide author info on the thread page.
  • Added option to change editor’s height.
  • Added option to set related questions by posting user and meta-box for admin.
  • Improved cma-questions shortcode.
  • Fixed issue with Answers page title.
  • Fixed issue with rich text editor sending empty content using ajax-based shortcode.
  • Improved updating question’s update date when posting a comment.

2.6.3 Build 10th Apr 2015

  • Fixed JavaScript error.
  • Fixed issue with question update date.
  • Added some labels.

2.6.2 Build 2nd Apr 2015

  • Added support for anonymous voting.
  • Added support to delete question by author.
  • Added some translations keys.
  • Fixed issue with removing other answers when marking best answer.
  • Fixed issue with extra line breaks when editing an answer’s content.
  • Fixed issue with empty question content.
  • Fixed issue with AJAX handlers.
  • Fixed issue with sorting questions.
  • Fixed issue with GA cookie param.
  • Leaving the question content when validation went wrong.
  • CSS improvements.

2.6.1 Build 23rd Mar 2015

  • Fixed issue with blank Answers page.
  • Fixed issue with AJAX shortcodes.

2.6.0 Build 20th Mar 2015

  • Support theme’s page templates + improvements.
  • Support for adding experts to category.
  • Translation improvements.
  • Fixed issue with CMA dummy page.
  • Fixed sorting issue.
  • Fixed issue with licensing API caching.
  • Restored the login form when using CM Anonymous Posting.

2.5.9 Build 10th Mar 2015

  • Added option to choose the page template for the questions index page and user’s profile.
  • Added option to hide the registration link on the login widget.
  • Fixed issue with messages.
  • Fixed PHP warnings.

2.5.8 Build 2nd Mar 2015

  • Fixed access restriction bug in last release

2.5.7 Build 27th Feb 2015

  • Added option to display attached images as thumbnails.
  • Added option to disable app.css embedding.
  • Improved grouping of the settings option.
  • Fixed issue with labels.
  • Fixed issue with sorting answers.
  • Fixed issue with thread update date.
  • Fixed issue while approving comments.
  • Added fix to reload the CM Tooltip Glossary JavaScript handlers.

2.5.6 Build 17th Feb 2015

  • Added new Access Control option – “Who can view answers”.
  • Added Facebook Share Button.
  • Added a sort bar to the AJAX-based shortcode.
  • Made some code fragments independent from PHP session and using transients.
  • Fixed issue with purging the W3TC cache.
  • Added redirection from non-existing pagination pages.
  • Displaying standard WP 404 template.
  • Fixed issue with visible private answers.
  • Fixed (un)answered questions filtering issue.

2.5.5 Build 08th Feb 2015

  • Fixed issue with pagination for AJAX-based shortcodes.
  • Fixed hiding category on the Questions Widget.
  • SEO improvements.
  • Added Portuguese translations.
  • Added purge W3TC page cache on removing questions and answers to avoid 404 errors.

2.5.4 Build 30th Jan 2015

  • Added disclaimer to the ajax-based page.
  • SEO improvements.

2.5.3 Build 28th Jan 2015

  • Restored the resolve/unresolved link on the wp-admin questions list.
  • Settings page improvement.
  • CSS fix.

2.5.2 Build 21tst Jan 2015

  • Added option to ask user whether to remove other answers when marking the best.
  • Added option to embed noindex meta tag on the non-canonical pages.
  • Fixed a hook issue.
  • Fixed attachment extension validation: changed into case-insensitive.
  • Fixed disclaimer.

2.5.1 Build 20th Jan 2015

  • Added option to apply navbar filters instantly.
  • Fixed issue with localization.
  • Fixed error caused by User Guide menu item.

2.5.0 Build 14th Jan 2015

  • Added option to choose the page template provided by theme for the thread pages.
  • Added option to avoid duplicated questions.
  • Added support for the shortcodes whitelist.
  • Added new cma-categories shortcode attributes.
  • Added new shortcode: cma-categories-list
  • Added option to disable contributors’ links and show only usernames.
  • Added AJAX handler for posting questions on the AJAX-based shortcode.
  • Added AJAX handler for tags filtering.
  • Added AJAX handler for backlinks.
  • Added validation to avoid multiple categories per question if edited via wp-admin UI.
  • Added sorting by rating in the Top Contributors widget.
  • Fixed error on the “About” and “Add Ons” page.
  • Fixed SQL issue with invalid pagination.
  • Fixed issue with jQuery UI.
  • Fixed issues with AJAX.
  • Fixed some SEO issues.
  • Fixed error on creating category.
  • Loading CSS and JS assets only when needed.
  • Made CSS classes unique.
  • Created new labels.

2.4.16 Build 10th Dec 2014

  • Fixed registering sidebars.
  • Added option to avoid multiple questions at all or for the same author.
  • Fixed the Italian translation.

2.4.15 Build 01st Dec 2014

  • Added nonce verification after forms submitting to prevent CSRF (CWE-352).
  • Fixed issue with voting.

2.4.14 Build 27th Nov 2014

  • Security improvements.
  • Added Server Information about overridden template directory.
  • Fixed the update checking script.
  • Fixed voting in the AJAX-based shortcodes.
  • Fixed rich text editor support in the AJAX-based shortcodes.

2.4.13 Build 21st Nov 2014

  • Rebuild the rating store logic.
  • Improved the voting method.
  • Added canonical URLs.
  • Added the backend localization.
  • CSS adjustments to widgets

2.4.12 Build 18th Nov 2014

  • Fixed bug with license update check

2.4.11 Build 10th Nov 2014

  • Fixed issue with using AJAX shortcode when the Answers page was disabled.
  • Fixed notifications sending.
  • Fixed HTML renderer error for some environments.
  • Added localizations.
  • Fixed BuddyPress private answers displaying.
  • Added option to make private answers public.
  • Added shortcode option to filter by resolved/unresolved.
  • Added new widget options which were already supported by shortcodes.

2.4.10 Build 31st Oct 2014

  • Integration with the BuddyPress groups: associating the CMA category to BP group and adding the wall activities when posting questions and answers.
  • Improved the questions widget: added new display options and icons.
  • Added option to disable thread following and notifications.
  • Added option to display the question form above the questions list.
  • Added option to display question’s numbers vertically.
  • Added new custom CSS option.
  • Added the Access Denied message when using the shortcode.
  • Fixed issue with editing questions.

2.4.9 Build 23rd Oct 2014

  • Added support to embed the YouTube and Vimeo clips in the questions and answers.
  • Added Related Questions widget.
  • Sending notifications emails using BCC.
  • Added AJAX support to cma-my-answers shortcode.
  • Fixed an issue with shortcode AJAX support.
  • Fixed issue with notifications about questions being in moderation.

2.4.8 Build 18th Oct 2014

  • Added support for Q&A tab in BP user profile
  • Fixed Ajax bug when displaying questions
  • Fixed bug with social login
  • Added more labels support
  • Added parameter to CMA to remove Ajax from short code when needed

2.4.7 Build 10th Oct 2014

  • Fixed bug with warnings
  • Fixed issue with css once view is removed
  • Added integration to Anonymous Posting name

2.4.6 Build 7th Oct 2014

  • Added ability to mark/unmark thread as resolved by admin.
  • Fixed content filter to do not escape HTML added by admin.
  • Fixed security threats.
  • Fixed issue with saving MicroPayments settings.

2.4.5 Build 1st Oct 2014

  • Minor changes for Anonymous Posting.
  • Fixed issue with duplicated question form.
  • Fixed some warnings.
  • CSS fix.

2.4.4 Build 23rd Sep 2014

  • Added AJAX support to load the categories in the AJAX interface.
  • Fixed the default display options for the shortcodes to include the appearance settings.
  • Added protection for the views counter.
  • Added Swedish translation files.
  • CSS fix.

2.4.3 Build 17th Sep 2014

  • Add support for BuddyPress wall notifications from Admin menu for both questions and answers
  • Fix several more bugs with Ajax shortcode support
  • Fixed bug with label
  • Add option to change submit color style and color
  • CSS fixes

2.4.2 Build 8th Sep 2014

  • Add option to restrict access to category by roll
  • Fixed two bugs with settings

2.4.1 Build 5th Sep 2014

  • Fixed bug related to AJAX interface support
  • Fixed bug related to JS counter

2.4.0 Build 3th Sep 2014

  • Added AJAX interface support for the shortcodes and widgets.
  • Added new cma-index shortcode to support Answers index page using standard WP page.
  • Added responsive layout for the mobile devices.
  • Added support for the BuddyPress user profile links.
  • Fixed errors.
  • Add option to unmark spam from the front-end
  • Add label for registration support
  • Add some enhancement to the thread page UEX

2.3.3 Build 18th Aug 2014

  • Added option to disable HTML filtering for content posted by chosen roles.
  • Added option to disable WP header rewrite for SEO purpose (causing conflict with some themes).
  • CSS minor fixes.
  • Changes for integration with anonymous posting.
  • Add option to un-mark spam
  • Add login widget
  • Add more support for admin notifications
  • Fix bug that causes spam postings
  • Added more support to BuddyPress
  • Add option to hide votes

2.3.2 Build 31st July 2014

  • Fixed some conflicts.
  • Fixed ads module (stripslashes).

2.3.1 Build 28th July 2014

  • Fix a bug with the widgets

2.3.0 Build 26th July 2014

  • Private questions support.
  • Private answers support.
  • Support for the Google AdSense or other advertisements platform by adding the ads blocks.
  • Added option to allow user to see only his own questions, which can be answered by admin.
  • Breadcrumbs support.
  • Changes for integration with anonymous posting.
  • Added option to enable/disable thread resolving.
  • Added registration link on the login widget as an option.
  • From now the backlink parameter won’t be added to the URL by default.
  • Fixed issue with login widget rendering.
  • Fixed conflict with the Kodak theme.
  • Updated RU translation.
  • Update custom post record parameters to speed up record processing

2.2.3 Build 07th July 2014

  • Bug Fixes

2.2.2 Build 30th June 2014

  • AJAX support for comments.
  • Improved tags adding and suggests.
  • Changed default layout of the answers page to looks like stackoverflow.
  • Added option to notify users also when a new comment was posted.
  • Added new attribute “contributor” to the cma-questions shortcode.
  • Added editable description below the Answers index page title.
  • Added option to disable backlink parameter and use HTTP referer header instead.
  • Added option to turn on/off voting for self-posted questions.
  • Added option to enable JavaScript limit of the input fields.
  • Added new editable labels.
  • Added error messages on file upload.
  • W3C standards improvements.
  • Fixed issue with Top Contributors widget. Added new sorting options.
  • Fixed bug with the email notifications.
  • Improved integration with default comments by adding extra options.

2.2.1 Build 02nd June 2014

  • Fix security bug.
  • Add several labels support.

2.2.0 Build 30th May 2014

  • Support for commenting questions and answers.
  • Upload attachments by drag-and-drop.
  • Attachments support for answers.
  • Support more than one attachment in question
  • Added ability to change question rating.
  • Added option to set non-default login page URL.
  • Fixed the conflict with Premium Press theme.
  • Moved old logs into new data model.
  • Added SEO setting and support for question and answer page
  • Added option to remove rating from question page
  • Changes in Plugin Admin UI
  • Fixed several bugs

2.1.12 Build 12th May 2014

  • Added support to follow new threads for a whole category.
  • Created shortcode to list followed threads and categories and unsubscribe.
  • Added the BuddyPress wall notifications on posting a question/answer.
  • Added an option to report question/answer as a spam and send email notification.
  • Expanded log and graphs support for posted users’ answers and voting. Added erase log option and CSV file download.
  • Created new entering users GUI to not load all users list.
  • Allowed the user to modify his question tags.
  • Fixed problem with captcha displaying when using the Responsive Shop Theme by Premium Press.
  • Fixed issue with stripped tags when posting from the rich text editor.
  • Fixed the Facebook Like button conflict.

2.1.11 Build 14th April 2014

  • Added option to replace default comments system for post/pages with the CMA questions
  • Added questions logs support and posted questions graph
  • Added new options for the cma-questions shortcode: navbar, displaycategories
  • Added licence manager
  • Fixed issue with not showing attachments and moved above the question body
  • Removed PHP short tags which causing errors on some configurations
  • Fixed bug with searching from shortcode
  • Added img alt attributes
  • Added more configurable labels
  • Updated Dutch translation

2.1.10 Build 1st April 2014

  • Added support for marking the best answer for the question
  • Added support for marking favorite questions
  • Added support for posting in the primary categories when two-level categories filter is enabled
  • Updated instructions for setting the social login for Facebook and Google+
  • Added option to disable the navigation bar on the thread page
  • Added option to remove the login box
  • Added option to remove the number of answers from question title
  • Added the new attribute “answered” for the cma-questions shortcode
  • Added the custom CSS examples with a simple editor
  • Improved the Server information tab in the Settings
  • Improved the settings UX
  • Added Dutch translation

2.1.9 Build 3rd March 2014

  • Support for two level category navigation
  • Integration with BoddyPress profile

2.1.8 Build 24th Feb 2014

  • Fixed the bug with attachments not showing on the question page

2.1.7 Build 20th Feb 2014

  • Added some missing translations
  • Fixed the bug with Widgets not being saved
  • Fixed the rare bug with search
  • Renewed the question interface
  • Redesigned settings
  • Added the options for “votes” box in questions
  • Added the options to setup labels for filters
  • Fixed a bug on Answer init
  • Fixed the bug which showed an Uncaught TypeError admin panel
  • Add more option for editing question or answers
  • Fixed a bug with Twitter share
  • Question Author can mark question as resolved

2.1.6 Build 30th Jan 2014

  • Added the option to edit questions and answers
  • Added the option to clear the plugin data from the database
  • Added the options to change labels
  • Fixed the empty category view
  • Fixed problems with paragraphs
  • Added integration with Twitter
  • Added integration with Microsoft Live

2.1.5 Build 23rd Jan 2014

  • Added the support for BuddyPress (custom type for filter: “bp_blogs_record_comment_post_types”)
  • Fixed the bug with WP login form not appearing for guest users
  • Add new Russian language files

2.1.4 Build 14th Jan 2014

  • Fixed a rare bug with answers count
  • Fixed problem with missing sidebar/broken template
  • Added Estonian language support

2.1.3 Build 9th Jan 2014

  • Redesigned the access control options for the plugin
  • Added the option for admin to change the views counter (in “Question Properties” meta-box)
  • Added the CMA sidebar to the contributor profile
  • Added the option to disable the CMA sidebar on the contributor profile
  • Added the template for the contributor profile
  • Fixed the filtering dropdown on the answers index page

2.1.2 Build 23rd Dec 2013

  • Fixed the bug with unclosed div
  • Updated the User Guide link
  • Changed the CSS class of the question
  • Added a link to the WP login form (optional – enabled by default)

2.1.1 Build 16th Dec 2013

  • Fixed the theme compatibility with 20-14 theme bundled with WordPress 3.8

2.1.0 Build 12th Dec 2013

  • Fixed notifications appearing on some plugin installations
  • Fixed answers count after manual SQL removal

2.0.11 Build 26th Nov 2013

  • Fixed the rare conflict when ‘the_comments’ filter stopped the answers from showing up
  • Added the option to define the HTML class for the “Questions” Widget (defaults to cma-sidebar-questions)
  • Added Italian language files
  • Fixed the social login module response to the authorization being cancel

2.0.10 Build 12th Nov 2013

  • Fixed the FB warnings
  • Fixed the bug with answers disappearing on the question page when answers sort setting was changed to “Votes”

2.0.9 Build 11th Nov 2013

  • Small changes to the settings
  • Fixed the bug with author page links
  • Changed the source of jQuery UI to bundled

2.0.8 Build 10th Nov 2013

  • Changes to the CSS to make the plugin suit into WP default themes
  • Added the option to allow questions without content
  • Fixed the rare bug with question’s ‘asked on’ format
  • Fixed the bug with contributor page author
  • Fixed the bug with trashed answers being counted

2.0.7 Build 4th Nov 2013

  • Fixed the CSS code for the pre tags in the answers
  • Fixed the timestamp issues for the “last updated” section
  • Added the option to include “Custom CSS”
  • Added the option to enable answers even after the question is “Resolved”
  • Added the option to reject the disclaimer
  • Added Trash folder in admin questions list

2.0.6 Build 3rd Nov 2013

  • Fixed bug with “Show Author” in the “Question Widget”
  • Added new options for shortcodes
  • Fixed some PHP bugs from previous releases
  • Added the option to disable the main question’s list

2.0.5 Build 31st Oct 2013

  • Added the option to show/hide the link to the question’s author page on the question’s list
  • Added the option to show/hide the information about the question’s updates
  • Added the options to hide author information and updates information for the “Questions Widget”
  • Fixed the behavior of the content editor – so now it saves the line breaks
  • Fixed the styling of the “Questions Widget” so the title of the question comes first if it’s too narrow
  • Added the affiliate program
  • Added the backlink for the contributor’s page
  • Fixed sidebar styles
  • Added the options to hide Views/Votes/Answers for the “Questions Widget”
  • Fixed the contributor’s page
  • Added the option to turn on richtext editor for question/answer content

2.0.2 Build 25th Oct 2013

  • Fixed the bug with subscribers being unable to post comments
  • Allowed users with ‘author’ role to post questions if the access is restricted
  • Fixed a bug with the permalink setting
  • Fixed a bug with the question listing title setting

2.0.1 Build 24th Oct 2013

  • Removed the styles from Twenty Twelve which were causing conflicts
  • Fixed the setting hiding the tags
  • Fixed the incorrect question count on the tag widget
  • Fixed some of the styles
  • Fixed some PHP bugs

2.0.0 Build 20th Oct 2013

  • Fixed many issues regarding shortcodes and AJAX
  • Fixed the moderation options behaviour
  • Added new supported options for the shortcodes
  • Added the table explaining the moderation options behaviour on settings page
  • Added the option to remove the markup box near question/answer form
  • Added the option support for the cma-my-questions and cma-my-answers
  • Tidied up the plugin’s views CSS/HTML
  • Show only approved comments on highest rating
  • “Question marked as spam” issue resolved
  • Fixed the css issues with some themes
  • Fixed pagination on category pages bug
  • Fixed the FB like button
  • WP-admin links removed for subscribed users
  • Fixed the bug with which appeared when a random string was added to the answer’s url
  • Changed the way how “Moderation” options look and work
  • Plugin now shows the user’s name from the time when they posted the answer not from the profile
  • Prefixed the styles

1.9.12 Build 1st Sep 2013

  • Added option to remove search box and tags from questions widget
  • Added option to remove number of answers from contributors widget
  • Added Social share in question page

1.9.11 Build 29th Aug 2013

  • Added option to edit author of question for administrators

1.9.10 Build 28th Aug 2013

  • Fixed warning when no categories are added

1.9.9 Build 22nd Aug 2013

  • Fixed wpdb->prepare warning

1.9.8 Build 20th Aug 2013

  • Fixed display for permissions warning in widget area and regular lists
  • Fixed answer sorting in questions shortcode

1.9.7 Build 13th Aug 2013

  • Added trigger for new questions to be filtered by comment spam filters
  • Added option to hide questions/answers from not logged-in users
  • Added category tree in dropdowns (only main and subcategories) for questions

1.9.5 Build 6th Aug 2013

  • Fixed notify on follow email
  • Fixed several problems with sticky questions
  • Fixed problem with sorting in cma-questions shortcode
  • Added Disclaimer support for first time users
  • Questions listing title can be changed in settings

1.9.3 Build 25th July 2013

  • Added option to set questions list as homepage
  • Changed contributor link structure to /contributor/name
  • Added ‘remove_accents()’ to sanitize_title function

1.9.1 Build 18th July 2013

  • Fixed bug with custom permalink
  • Add tags support. Admin can control the appearance of tags
  • Add tags widget and top contributors widget
  • Add Admin control to restrict who can ask questions
  • Add option to change plugin permalink
  • Add support to sticky posts with admin defined background color
  • Add support to code snippets background color
  • Added filter for answered and not answered questions in questions list
  • Add option to show question description in html title
  • Add option to change 0 to no in number of views/answers
  • Add support in setting for number of questions in page
  • Added option to edit “Questions” listing title

1.8.2 Build 13th June 2013

  • Fixed bug with not displaying last poster name for new threads
  • Added option to disable sidebar or set its max-width
  • All links added via cma-questions shortcode are now working via ajax without changing the page template
  • Added user guide

1.7 Build 6th June 2013

  • Added more precision to time ago functionality

1.6.8 Build 4th June 2013

  • Fixed time ago functionality

1.6.7 Build 3rd June 2013

  • Fixed bug with my answers widget

1.6.6 Build 30th May 2013

  • Fixed bug with Avatar user id
  • Support plural and singular in french (views, votes, answers)/li>

1.6.5 Build 29th May 2013

  • Changed category submenu capability to manage_categories instead of manage_options
  • Replaced all
  • Added support for French in number of Votes


  • Fix time ago function

Version 1.6.3 Build 25th May 2013

  • Bug with pre tag code insertion
  • Bug with hiding upload section

Version 1.6.2 Build 24rd May 2013

  • Bug preventing question with no file to be sent
  • Bug with empty categories not showing up

Version 1.6.1 Build 23rd May 2013

  • Localization of frontend labels for German, Spanish, Polish
  • Fixed renderDaysAgo function
  • Fixed pagination to work with permalink structure without trailing slash
  • Fixed comment direct link
  • Fixed author shortcode
  • Fixed status header in cma-my-questions shortcode
  • Fixed problem with adding attachment from cma-questions shortcode
  • Add question form is now populated with previous data when error occurs
  • Added gravatar profile photos
  • Added option to change default sorting for answers between ascending and descending
  • Added possibility to add attachments to questions
  • Added option to block views incrementation upon site refresh

Version 1.5 Build 14th May 2013

  • Added option to hide categories in questions widget
  • Fixed “back” link on question page

Version 1.4 Build 10th May 2013

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