Posts Tagged ‘feature’

WP-Table Reloaded 1.9.2 is available!

September 16th, 2011


After almost seven long months of waiting, a new version of WP-Table Reloaded is finally available. The automatic update for version 1.9.2 should be available in your WordPress Dashboard shortly.

Unfortunately, due to time constraints from work, university studies, and family life, I was not able to publish this new version earlier, but finally had some time now. I really want to apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused, e.g. because you were affected by the fixed bugs. I did however try to keep the level of support in the WP support forums up, which hopefully compensates for this.

The changes in WP-Table Reloaded 1.9.2 include several bugfixes and improvements:

  • bugfix: Correct column width of “Edit” screen input fields in Internet Explorer 9
  • bugfix: Moved columns/rows were not moved to the correct place
  • bugfix: Restore functionality of the “Delete” link on the “List of Tables”
  • feature: Updated DataTables JavaScript library to 1.8.2
  • enhancement: cleaned up and optimized some code for better compatibility, adjustments to current WordPress versions
  • IMPORTANT: Dropped support for outdated WordPress versions 2.8 and 2.9
  • languages: Irish and Portuguese (Portugal), updated other languages

» Read more: WP-Table Reloaded 1.9.2 is available!

There it is: WP-Table Reloaded 1.9.1

February 26th, 2011


A long time has gone by without a release of WP-Table Reloaded, but now, a new version of the plugin is ready. The automatic update for WP-Table Reloaded 1.9 should be available in your WordPress Dashboard shortly.

UPDATE: Due to a bug in the update handling that could arise in certain scenarios, version 1.9.1 has been released with a quick fix.

There are no really big new features, but the included changes should be very handy for a lot of people:

  • feature: option to have the generated table HTML cached in a WordPress transient for faster page generation
  • feature: Tables can get additional custom CSS classes, e.g. for easier layout and styling, and grouping tables.
  • feature: Updated DataTables JavaScript library to 1.7.5
  • enhancement: adjustments to make the plugin work better with WordPress 3.1
  • enhancement: Add cell content as a parameter for the CSS class filter
  • enhancement: Additional ID-based CSS classes for the table name and description texts
  • enhancement: JavaScript features on “List of Tables” screen can be customized more
  • enhancement: cleaned up and optimized some code
  • languages: Added Dutch and Indonesian, updated other languages

Personally, I really like the caching feature, because with that, generated table HTML code can now be cached, so that subsequent page loads are faster (HTML generation is not very fast and only necessary when a table is updated). Also, the custom CSS classes for tables should help a lot of people, because with them, styling tables with existing CSS code has become easier. This allows grouping of tables with the same layout more easily.
» Read more: There it is: WP-Table Reloaded 1.9.1

It is there, finally: WP-Table Reloaded 1.8

August 5th, 2010


The automatic update for WP-Table Reloaded 1.8 should be available in your WordPress admin area shortly. With that, a long period of time without an upgrade has finally ended.

Changes are:

  • feature: Updated JavaScript libraries to DataTables 1.7 and TableTools 1.1.4
  • enhancement: Template tag functions now accept strings and arrays for passing parameters
  • enhancement: Backwards compatibility for deprecated functions, no longer use them
  • enhancement: Sort on “Edit” screen no longer moves header or footer row, if they are activated
  • enhancement: Added plugin filter hook to change table content prior to rendering
  • enhancement: Added “summary” attribute filter for <table> HTML element
  • enhancement: RTL-languages supported in frontend CSS
  • enhancement: Adjusted default CSS for new default theme “TwentyTen”
  • bugfix: Fixed search to not find table IDs with the same beginning
  • bugfix: Fixed problem with certain call-by-reference functions in certain versions of PHP
  • bugfix: valid HTML on “Plugin Options” screen
  • bugfix: Fixed notice due to not initialized variable
  • bugfix: Fixed DataTables translations for Danish and Norwegian
  • languages: Added Polish and Belarusian
  • languages: Added Romanian for DataTables

» Read more: It is there, finally: WP-Table Reloaded 1.8

New update available: WP-Table Reloaded 1.7

March 16th, 2010


After six weeks without an update, a new version of WP-Table Reloaded can be downloaded: The automatic update for WP-Table Reloaded 1.7 should be available in your WordPress admin area shortly.

As already mentioned in the beta test announcement post, the changes are:

  • feature: add “Table” button to the visual editor (TinyMCE)
  • feature: update DataTables JavaScript library to version 1.6.2, including TableTools
  • enhancement: add option for initial number of rows per pagination page
  • enhancement: “DataTables JavaScript Features” section is visible by default
  • enhancement: add value “all” to the four Shortcode parameters show_rows, hide_rows, show_columns, hide_columns
  • enhancement: add WP-Table Reloaded screen icon to all plugin screens and the Top-Level menu entry
  • enhancement: add two template tag functions that return the output instead of echoing it
  • bugfix: fix problem with admin menu parent pages, make them ready for WP 3.0
  • bugfix: import/replace replaces only data; name, description, options, and visibility settings are kept
  • languages: added French, Chinese (Simplified), Russian, and Ukrainian
  • a few minor changes, fixes, code clean-ups, and optimizations

» Read more: New update available: WP-Table Reloaded 1.7

Extension 6: Showing only rows that match a filter

March 4th, 2010

Some people have approached me with an idea like this one: They have a rather large table which they maintain as a list for some sort of items (e.g. products). On certain pages however, they do not want to show the entire table, but e.g. only items with a certain keyword in a column.

That’s the use case for which the following filtering extension can be used. It adds another parameter filter to the Shortcode that gets passed one or more search terms (connected with a logical operator):

[table id=1 filter="word1&&word2" /]

Then, only those rows of the table are shown, that have columns that exactly match the search term(s). In the example, only rows where one column has the exact value “word1” and one column has the exact value “word2”, will be shown.
» Read more: Extension 6: Showing only rows that match a filter