BBQ Pro version 1.4 now available! The new version focuses on compatibility with WordPress version 4.5 and polishing functionality and performance. BBQ Pro version 1.4 also adds some new patterns and eliminates a few miscellaneous bugs. Read on to learn more..


BBQ Pro 1.4 brings the following improvements:

  • Improves how the plugin checks for compatibility
  • Updates the plugin’s Updater Class to version 1.6.3
  • Improves handling of the license update status
  • Improves the License screen user interface

Bug Fixes

The following bugs were squished in BBQ Pro version 1.4:

  • Renames bbq_core to bbq__core to avoid conflict with free version of BBQ
  • Added (array) to $bbq_patterns loop in bbq-core.php (eliminates a PHP Warning)

New Patterns

Version 1.4 introduces the following BBQ patterns:

  • User Agent Patterns: adds sitesucker
  • URI and Query Strings: adds base64(

Additionally, plugin documentation and screenshots were updated, further testing was performed on WP version 4.5 (beta) and PHP 7.0. Also, new tutorials and docs are soon to be posted here at Plugin Planet. See the plugin’s readme.txt file for more details and complete Changelog.

Thank you to those who contribute with feature suggestions and bug reports!

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