Toolbar Extras

All Changelogs / Toolbar Extras

Version 1.4.8

22 Oct 2019

New:

  • Added “News & Updates” Dashboard widget – only viewable for (Super) Admins, can easily be disabled via “Screen Options” (top right corner) – Note: settings integration will follow, though
  • Added way more specific, helpful resources within the WordPress Logo/ About group (finishing the work that began with plugin version 1.4.5)
  • Added shortcut to plugin’s settings in Multisite Network Admin (only to the main site of the Network, though)
  • Added shortcuts to plugin’s settings tabs on the Elementor “General Settings” admin page (as extra tab there)
  • For ClassicPress installs added new “Toolbar Extras” info page under “Security” admin menu (for ClassicPress v1.1.0+)
  • You can now also leverage “WPCore Plugin Manager” plugin to bulk install plugins – if active, new item and sub items appear within the “New Content” Group

Tweak:

  • Extended “WP About” sub items with more stuff when Dev Mode is enabled
  • Refined “Mailster” plugin support, added new sub items (Setup Wizard, Tests) and one new resource item (Changelog)
  • Refined “Formidable Forms” plugin support, added new sub items for Pro version and 2 Pro Add-Ons, plus one new resource item (Changelog)
  • Improved readability of settings page description texts – now they have an enforced max-width of 800px (much better on bigger screens/ viewports…!)
  • Refinements for the Plugin Manager for Add-Ons – info screens, minimum version management, descriptions
  • Updated bundled library DDWlib Plugin Installer Recommendations to latest version (v1.5.0) – better performance due to the use of transients
  • Updated bundled library Astra Notices to latest version (v1.1.4)
  • Properly enqueued inline styles also for Local Dev Environment feature
  • Properly enqueued inline styles also for “Gravity Forms” plugin support
  • Minor security improvement for settings page
  • Minor enhancements throughout the plugin
  • Where possible, migrated all the plugin’s Toolbar items over from Global usage to $admin_bar object to be more in line with WP standards
  • Updated .pot file plus all German translations (formal, informal) and language packs
  • If available, use new WP 5.0+ function determine_locale() for even better (user) locale detection

Fix:

  • CSS issue on Plugins page – info & update action links from other plugins are no longer hidden
  • Fixed admin URL for Genesis Child Themes “Brunch Pro”, “Cook’d Pro” and “Foodie Pro”
  • Fixed loading for “Pretty Chic” Child Theme support

New, 1.4.8: Extended the Theme support for:

  • Course Maker Pro (Premium, by brandiD), a Child Theme for Genesis
  • Cafe Pro (Premium, by StudioPress), a Child Theme for Genesis
  • Pretty Creative (Premium, by Lindsey Riel), a Child Theme for Genesis

New, 1.4.8: Extended the Plugin support for Elementor Add-Ons:

  • Prime Slider Lite Addons for Elementor (free, by BdThemes)
  • Happy Elementor Addons (free, by HappyMonster/ weDevs)
  • Ruvuv Extension for Elementor (free, by Ruvuv)

New, 1.4.8: Extended the general Plugin support for:

  • Options for Twenty Nineteen (free, by webd.uk) – Adds additional Customizer options for the “Twenty Nineteen” theme
  • Options for Twenty Seventeen (free, by webd.uk) – Adds additional Customizer options for the “Twenty Seventeen” theme
  • Customize Twenty Seventeen (free, by BoldThemes) – Adds additional Customizer options for the “Twenty Seventeen” theme
  • Customize Twenty Sixteen (free, by BoldThemes) – Adds additional Customizer options for the “Twenty Sixteen” theme
  • Advanced Twenty Seventeen (free, by saturnplugins) – Adds additional Customizer options for the “Twenty Seventeen” theme
  • Instant Indexing for Google (free, by Rank Math)
  • weForms (free, by weDevs)
  • Fluent Forms (Pro) (free/Premium, by WP Fluent Forms)
  • MailOptin Lite (free, by MailOptin Team)
  • WPCore Plugin Manager (free, by Stuart Starr)
  • Delete Expired Transients (free, by WebAware) – for Dev Mode
  • Transient Cleaner (free, by David Artiss) – for Dev Mode

Version 1.4.7

20 Sep 2019

New:

  • Brand new Import/ Export feature to export or import the plugin’s own settings via a .json file – including (official) Add-Ons, if these are currently active — this feature allows you to easily transfer/ migrate the plugin’s settings over to new installs or just make personal backups
  • Added group of “Website Settings” items/ sub items to the Site Group – this pretty much covers all official/ default WordPress settings pages under “Settings” – now you have handy shortcuts for those important settings (for example Permalinks) from the frontend AND the admin! 😁
  • “What Template?” feature – adds a new top-level item to the Toolbar showing you the file name of the current used Template for the currently displayed page/ document, plus template parts, relative path and Parent/ Child Theme name — Note: currently this can only be enabled with Dev Mode active and add_theme_support( 'tbex-show-current-template' ); added via Code Snippet or your (Child) Theme’s functions.php (in a next plugin major version this gets even better settings integration, yeah!)

Tweak:

  • For “Release Notes” under WordPress About (Logo) item, added logic to completely exclude alpha, beta and RC versions; added ClassicPress compat
  • For “Elementor” Core plugin support, added new resource item (Developer Blog)
  • For “Astra” theme support, added full compatibility with Astra 2.0+, including for the Pro Add-On – the Astra 1.x versions are still supported as well 🙂
  • For “JetEngine” plugin support, added new items since plugin version 2.0.0 or higher, and refined some existing ones; plus more improvements
  • For “HappyForms” plugin support, tweaked existing items, added support for Pro version, plus “Builder Template Categories” integration
  • For “Rank Math SEO” plugin support, added WooCommerce items, plus, far better module detection logic
  • For “ToolKit for Elementor” plugin support, re-positioned New Content item
  • For “Block Lab” plugin support, added new “Settings” item, plus lots more external resources
  • For “Element Pack” plugin support, implemented support for brand new lite version of this plugin, plus, added changelog items
  • Refined support for all “Twenty” default themes, especially for the Customizer deep links
  • Subtle improvements to our Elementor Finder integration
  • Migrated almost all our styles to proper enqueuing and/or the usage of wp_add_inline_style() – this is our first part of styling improvements throughout the plugin
  • Some globally used functions (within the plugin) and files were re-organized for better maintenance
  • On settings page implemented better semantic markup, as recommended for WP 5.2+
  • Improved internal resources for Add-Ons; added lots of new helper functions
  • Updated bundled library DDWlib Plugin Installer Recommendations to latest version (v1.4.2) – code improvements, fixes
  • Updated .pot file plus all German translations (formal, informal) and language packs
  • Added new screenshots for the newly added features

Fix:

  • Fixed styling of color picker container, plus Dashicons appearance in our help tabs and other occurrences – all caused by changes in WP 5.2.3+
  • Fixed wrong function name for “Duplicator Pro” plugin support
  • Fixed notices for “Login Designer” plugin support

New, 1.4.7: Extended the Theme support for:

  • Twenty Twenty (free, by the WordPress.org team) – Note: the new default theme for 2020 and WordPress 5.3+
  • Neve (free, by ThemeIsle), including plugins: Neve Pro Addon (Premium) and Neve Hooks (free) (both by ThemeIsle)
  • Zakra (free, by ThemeGrill), including plugin ThemeGrill Demo Importer (free) (both by ThemeGrill)
  • Responsive (free), including plugin Responsive Add Ons (free) (both by CyberChimps)
  • Airi (free, by athemes)

New, 1.4.7: Extended the Plugin support for Elementor Add-Ons:

  • MetForm (free, by WpMet) – Form Builder for Elementor
  • Element Pack Lite (free, by BdThemes)
  • Elements Kit Lite/Pro (free/Premium, by WpMet)
  • HT Builder (free, by HasThemes/ HT Plugins)
  • HT Builder Pro (Premium, by HasThemes/ HT Plugins)
  • The Pack Addons (Premium, by XLDevelopment/ Web Angon/ Ashraf)

New, 1.4.7: Extended the general Plugin support for:

  • HappyForms Pro (Premium, by The Theme Foundry)
  • SEO for WooCommerce (free, by Rank Math)
  • Flo Forms (free, by Flothemes)
  • WP Crontrol (free, by John Blackbourn & crontributors) – for Dev Mode
  • Advanced Cron Manager (free, by BracketSpace) – for Dev Mode

New, 1.4.7: Extended Plugin support for Block Editor Add-Ons (Gutenberg):

  • Block Areas (free, by The WP Rig Contributors)
  • BlockyPage Gutenberg Blocks (free, by BlockyPage Team)
  • Gutentor (free, by Gutentor)

Version 1.4.5

12 Aug 2019

New:

  • Added support for Elementor Pro v2.6+ where needed (“Custom Icons” for example)
  • Added very useful “Changelog” resource item to some supported plugins and themes, including Elementor (free) and Elementor Pro
  • For optional “Web Group” added new 6 new services for live testing URLs – Facebook Debugger, plus 5 more Google Services!
  • Added useful sub items to WordPress Logo/ About group, including release notes for WordPress version of your current install (dynamic!)
  • Added theme support for “Chaplin” (free, by Anders Norén)
  • Added “Milestones” Page to plugin website to list amazing achievements of this plugin project

Tweak:

  • For “Essential Addons” plugin support, added new resource items (videos, changelog); removed deprecated item
  • For “The Plus Addons” plugin support, added new resource items (facebook group, changelog)
  • For “JetSmartFilters” plugin support, added new items (settings, changelog)
  • For “CartFlows” plugin support, added new Setup Wizard items; removed WooCommerce dependency (since CartFlows can now also operate without it)
  • For “WooLentor” plugin support, added new item and pro version integration
  • Plugin support for “Reusable Blocks – Elementor, Beaver Builder, WYSIWYG” (free, by WebEmpire) rebranded because plugin changed its name/branding etc. (former name was: “Design Sidebar Using Page Builder”)
  • Various smaller addition and tweaks for even better support of our official Add-Ons (helper functions, styles)
  • Lots of under the hood improvements on code base, and for CSS styles
  • Updated .pot file plus all German translations (formal, informal) and language packs

Fix:

  • Fixed PHP notice if setting of a default page builder enabled but the appropriate builder was deactivated meanwhile
  • Duplicate function declarations

New, 1.4.5: Extended the Plugin support for Elementor Add-Ons:

  • JetTabs (Premium, by Zemez Jet/ Crocoblock)
  • JetBooking (Premium, by Zemez Jet/ Crocoblock) – *A special JetEngine Add-On*
  • Social Addons for Elementor (Lite) (free, by WebEmpire)
  • ToolKit for Elementor (Premium, by ToolKit for Elementor)
  • WooLentor Pro (Premium, by HasThemes/ HT Plugins)

New, 1.4.5: Extended the general Plugin support for:

  • Rank Math SEO (free, by Rank Math)
  • Redirections by Rank Math (free, by Rank Math)
  • 404 Monitor by Rank Math (free, by Rank Math)
  • Schema Markup Rich Snippets (free, by Rank Math)

Version 1.4.4

4 Jul 2019

New:

  • Added 31 new Dashicons from WordPress 5.2+ to our list of Dashicons icon picker (on our settings page) – only if your install runs WordPress 5.2 or higher
  • New resource for “Genesis Customizer” theme – Facebook Group
  • Added optional “StudioPress/ Genesis Blue” color item for settings color picker palettes (optional, if Genesis is active)
  • Added optional “WooCommerce Violet” color item for settings color picker palettes (optional, if WooCommerce is active)
  • Added optional “EDD Cello” and “EDD Blue” color items for settings color picker palettes (optional, if Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) is active)

Tweak:

  • For “Genesis Customizer Pro” plugin support made the module logic work again to display the additional Customizer deep links
  • For Genesis theme support, special tweaks for the Customizer redirection of official Genesis theme settings
  • For “Essential Addons for Elementor” added support for version 3.x, plus new item “Tools”
  • For “WP Security Audit Log” plugin support added new item “Export/Import”
  • For “Forminator” plugin support added new settings sub items
  • For “Hustle” plugin support added new items
  • Refined resource links for Gutenberg Block Editor
  • Refined resource links for “Hello Elementor” theme support
  • Various smaller improvements on code base
  • Updated .pot file plus all German translations (formal, informal) and language packs

Fix:

  • Various smaller fixes

New, 1.4.4: Extended the general Plugin support for:

  • Form Vibes (free, by WPVibes)
  • Tweaks for GeneratePress (free, by John Chapman)
  • Activity Log (free, by Activity Log Team)
  • User Activity Log (free, by Solwin Infotech)
  • Stream (free, by XWP)
  • Simple History (free, by Pär Thernström)
  • EditorsKit (free, by Jeffrey Carandang/ Phpbits Creative Studio)
  • Site Health Manager (free, by Rami Yushuvaev)
  • Site Health Tool Manager (free, by William Earnhardt)
  • Pods – Custom Content Types and Fields (free, by Pods Framework Team)
  • Meta Box (free, by MetaBox.io) + these Add-Ons: MB Custom Post Type, MB Custom Taxonomy, Meta Box Template, Meta Box Builder (2.x & 3.x)
  • WPvivid Backup Plugin (free, by WPvivid Team)