The plugin is actively maintained, we work hard to improve the code and add new functionality. The change log is a history of updates and changes in the plugin. It will document the features, enhancements and fixes that we have made to the plugin in the newest release, so that you can prepare for the update. Please backup your website before updating any plugin, theme, or WordPress.

1.21 - Aug 10, 2020

  • Maintenance: Ensure compatibility with upcoming WordPress 5.5.

1.20 - Mar 20, 2020

  • Maintenance: Ensure compatibility with upcoming WordPress 5.4.
  • Maintenance: Minimum WordPress version requirement is set to 4.9. Support for WordPress 4.8 and below has been discontinued.
  • Maintenance: Minimum PHP version requirement is set to 5.6. Support for PHP 5.5 and below has been discontinued.

1.19 - Jan 31, 2020

  • New feature: Added an option to enter the alternate custom text of caption for each of the buttons bar instances separately.
  • New feature: Added an option to select the text color of the tooltips displayed next to each of the buttons.
  • Fix: Prints a warning: “Notice: Undefined variable: button_open_html in /inc/php/functional.php on line 86”.
  • Framework update: Improved PHP code in the “_generator” function.
  • Framework update: Added the Field_2 control for the new options.

1.18 - Jan 28, 2020

  • New feature: Added an option to enable or disable caption for each of the buttons bar instances separately.
  • New feature: Added an option to enable or disable tooltips for each of the buttons bar instances separately.
  • Improvement: The name of the menu item that leads to the plugin settings page has been changed from “Social Media Follow Buttons PRO” to a shorter “Follow Buttons PRO” for the convenience of users.
  • Improvement: Added indication of the instance number in the HTML code of the generated buttons bar instances.
  • Improvement: On the “Main” tab of the plugin’s settings page, the button that opens the section with a selection of social media buttons is redesigned.
  • Improvement: On the “Main” tab of the plugin’s settings page, added a new button that opens a new section with a selection of options for the buttons bar instance.
  • Framework update: Added the Choice_2 control for the new options.

1.17 - Jan 20, 2020

  • Maintenance: The copyright date updated to support the 2020 year.

1.16 - Nov 11, 2019

  • Maintenance: Compatibility with upcoming WordPress 5.3.
  • Framework update: Bootstrap library updated to the latest version; v3.4.1.
  • Framework update: The list control has been redesigned.

1.15 - Sep 30, 2019

  • French translation updated. (Thanks to Hervé Bouzin)

1.14 - Aug 5, 2019

  • New feature: Added an option to choose the order of the buttons (“Preset order”, “Sort alphabetically ascending”, “Sort alphabetically descending”, “Random order”).

1.13.1 - Jul 16, 2019

  • Fixed: Prints a warning since PHP/7.1: “Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /inc/php/versioning.php on line 43”.

1.13 - Jun 14, 2019

  • New feature: Added an option to turn ON or OFF the caption that displayed above the buttons bar.
  • New feature: Added an option to choose the alignment of the caption that displayed above the buttons bar.
  • New feature: Added an option to select the text color of the caption that displayed above the buttons bar.
  • New feature: Added an option to choose the font size of the caption that displayed above the buttons bar.
  • New feature: Added classes “sxc-follow-caption” and “sxc-follow-caption-text” to make it easier for users to manually stylize the caption if needed.

1.12 - Jun 11, 2019

  • New feature: Added an option to set the background color of tooltip displayed next to each button.

1.11 - Apr 9, 2019

  • Improvement: The options on the plugin settings page are better named, described, sorted and grouped.

1.10 - Mar 31, 2019

  • Framework updated: Code commenting improved.
  • Framework updated: The change log design is improved.

1.9 - Mar 25, 2019

  • Framework updated: Added function “_plugin”, which returns an array with the contents of plugin constants. The mention of plugin constants is replaced by the use of the function “_plugin”.
  • Framework updated: The functions “_settings_link” and “_upgrade_link” are combined and improved.
  • Framework updated: The function “_plugin_row_meta” is improved.
  • Framework updated: Code formatting improved.
  • Framework updated: Code commenting improved.
  • Framework updated: All translation files are updated.

1.8 - Mar 22, 2019

  • Improvement: Notification display system updated
  • Framework updated: Style sheet for the back end is optimised.
  • Framework updated: Code formatting improved.

1.7 - May 4, 2019

  • New feature: Added an option to set the position of the tooltip on top, bottom, left or the right side of the button.
  • Fixed: On the plugin settings page, the live preview for the option “Links open method” did not work.

1.6 - May 3, 2019

  • Improved compatibility with third-party themes.

1.5 - Mar 1, 2019

  • Framework updated: The file “page.php” is divided into the following parts: “page.php”, “usage.php”, “faq.php”, “support.php”.
  • Framework updated: The files “settings.php”, “settings_2.php”, “usage.php”, “faq.php”, “license.php” are moved to the subfolder “tabs”.

1.4 - Feb 24, 2019

  • Added French translation. (Thanks to Hervé Bouzin)

1.3 - Feb 22, 2019

  • The readme “Tested up to:” value changed to 5.1 after full testing process and ensuring compatibility.
  • On the plugin settings page, the side column is cleared of unnecessary blocks.
  • Content of the “F.A.Q.” section updated.
  • Some texts are corrected or replaced with new ones.
  • All translation files are updated.
  • Code formatting improved.
  • Added CSS class “.custom-list” for displaying a custom list, which is used on the plugin settings page.
  • The “humans.txt” file updated.

1.2 - Jan 12, 2019

  • Content of the “Usage” section updated.
  • Content of the “FAQ” section updated.
  • Some texts are updated.
  • The copyright date updated.
  • Translation files are updated.

1.1 - Dec 21, 2018

  • New feature: Added an option to choose which one from your buttons bars you like to autoload.
  • New feature: Added an option to automatically display the buttons bar above content on Posts. Previously, it was possible to autoload the buttons bar only below the content.
  • New feature: Added an option to automatically display the buttons bar above content on Pages. Previously, it was possible to autoload the buttons bar only below the content.
  • On the plugin settings page, a link to the plugin documentation page is added to the sidebar.
  • Some texts are updated.
  • Translation files are updated.

1.0 - Dec 14, 2018

  • Initial release.

0.3

  • Release candidate.

0.2

  • Beta version.

0.1

  • Alpha version.