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Molongui Authorship Pro

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1.0.5 (2020-07-10)

  • Author Box:
    • Fixed website link getting 'http://' appended.
  • Enhanced Search:
    • Fixed enhanced author search not working for those posts added before plugin installation and not edited ever since.

1.0.4 (2020-07-06)

  • Authors:
    • Added option to select user roles to retrieve users as eligible authors.
    • Added custom user roles support.
    • Added an option to add a short bio.
    • HTML now allowed in user bio (and short bio).
  • Author Box:
    • Added an option to display short bio instead of full bio.
    • Website custom string now accepts {raw_link} tag that gets replaced by the actual author website URL on the frontend.
  • Bugfixes:
    • Fixed guest author archives title ignoring Yoast SEO settings.
  • Compatibility:
    • Added an option to enhance compatibility with CDNs.
    • Added WordPress 5.4.2 compatibility.
    • Requires Molongui Authorship 4.1.0 or higher.

1.0.3 (2020-05-31)

  • Author Box:
    • Author conversion now handles scheduled, private and trashed posts.
  • Shortcodes:
    • Added [molongui_author_link] shortcode that provides an HTML <a> tag to the given social network or website.
    • Enhanced [molongui_author_posts] compatibility.
    • Enhanced [molongui_byline] compatibility with theme builder templates.
  • Compatibility:
    • Requires Molongui Authorship 4.0.8 or higher.
    • Enhanced Divi Builder compatibility.

1.0.2 (2020-05-09)

  • Author Box:
    • Fixed related posts not showing configured number of items.
  • Author List:
    • Fixed 'with_posts' attribute preventing all authors to be listed.
    • Added 'post_types' attribute.
  • Compatibility:
    • Requires Molongui Authorship 4.0.6 or higher.

1.0.1 (2020-05-07)

  • Author Box:
    • Fixed social icons displayed in column on profile template 7 and 8.
  • Shortcodes:
    • Added 'category' attribute to [[molongui_author_posts]]
    • Added 'name_format' attribute to []molongui_author_list]]
    • Added pagination to [[molongui_author_list]]
  • Other:
    • Fixed "Activate Authorship Now" button not working when base plugin not active.

1.0.0 (2020-05-04)

Molongui Authorship Premium renamed to Molongui Authorship Pro and refactored as an add-on to the Molongui Authorship plugin. Molongui Authorship plugin installed and active is now a requirement.

First release as an add-on to the Molongui Authorship plugin. Changes from version 3.2.28:

  • Guest Authors:
    • Added option to clone a guest author.
    • Added option to convert guest author to a user.
    • Added option to prevent search engines to index guest author archives.
    • Added option to not allow search engines to show a guest author archive in search results.
    • Added option to expose guest authors in WordPress REST API.
    • Added option to add an 'authors' field to the post object returned by a WordPress REST API response.
  • Users:
    • Added option to convert user to a guest author.
  • Bylines:
    • Added option to prepend and append custom text to post byline.
  • Author Archives:
    • Added option to prepend and append custom text to author archive title.
  • Author Posts List:
    • 4 new layouts added to the [[molongui_author_posts]] shortcode.
    • Added sorting attributes to the [[molongui_author_posts]] shortcode.
  • Performance:
    • Reduced PHP memory usage.
    • Reduced server load by loading resources only where needed: backend, frontend or Customizer.
    • Reduced page load by loading script and stylesheet files only where needed.
    • Reduced page load by reducing script and stylesheet files size.
  • Other:
    • Renamed 'Molongui Authorship Premium' to 'Molongui Authorship Pro'.
    • Refactored as an add-on plugin.
    • Added options to import and reset plugin settings.

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