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Plugin update time! All Plugin Planet Pro Plugins updated September 9th, 2019. For the most part, this round of updates is mostly about maintenance and fine-tuning. But also got some great new features added to Blackhole Pro, BBQ Pro, and USP Pro. If your pro license is active, the plugins can be upgraded via one-click updates in the WordPress Admin Area. Or if you own the plugin but do not have it activated, you can log in to the Members Area to download and upgrade to the latest version.

BBQ Pro

BBQ Pro is updated to version 2.5. Changes include:

BBQ Pro documentation and tutorials also are updated with any important information pertaining to this update. See the plugin’s readme.txt file for complete Changelog.

Banhammer Pro

Banhammer Pro is updated to version 1.8. Very minor changes include:

  • Updates some links to https
  • Generates new default translation template

Banhammer Pro documentation and tutorials also are updated with any important information pertaining to this update. See the plugin’s readme.txt file for complete Changelog.

Blackhole Pro

Blackhole Pro is updated to version 2.3. Changes include:

  • Optimizes plugin performance
  • Optimizes internal code structure
  • Increases timeout for GeoIP lookups
  • Removes all transients functionality
  • Adds filter hook blackhole_pro_geo_lookup_log for customizing GeoIP error log entries
  • Adds filter hook blackhole_pro_validate_ip_log for customizing invalid IP error log entries
  • Adds “Host Name” info to email alerts
  • Adds code to remove transients on uninstall
  • Adds “Refresh Geo” link to update bot infos
  • Adds “GeoIP Lookup” link to email alerts
  • Replaces “User Agent” with “Host Name” on warning page
  • Improves display of Bad Bot Log UI
  • Improves error log handling

Blackhole Pro documentation and tutorials also are updated with any important information pertaining to this update. See the plugin’s readme.txt file for complete Changelog.

GA Google Analytics Pro

GA Pro is updated to version 1.5. Changes include:

  • Updates some links to https
  • Updates information on plugin page
  • Updates some resource URLs
  • Changes order of custom code output
  • Improves output of GA tracking markup

GA Pro documentation and tutorials also are updated with any important information pertaining to this update. See the plugin’s readme.txt file for complete Changelog.

SES Pro

SES Pro is updated to version 2.5. Changes include:

  • Updates some links to https
  • Generates new default translation template

SES Pro documentation and tutorials also are updated with any important information pertaining to this update. See the plugin’s readme.txt file for complete Changelog.

USP Pro

USP Pro is updated to version 3.4. Changes include:

  • Improves handling of PHP sessions
  • Improves filter-USP button functionality
  • Adds support for Non-USP post filter button
  • Adds filter hook usp_filter_posts_link for Non-USP post filter button markup
  • Adds filter hook usp_get_file_name for insert_attachments()

  • Fixes bug with characters removed from email alerts
  • Fixes bug with multiple files and custom fields
  • Fixes bug with featured image key not working
  • Fixes bug where WP file editor could not save file changes
  • Fixes bug with WP Site Health (Loopback requests and REST API)

USP Pro documentation and tutorials also are updated with any important information pertaining to this update. See the plugin’s readme.txt file for complete Changelog.

Onward and upward!

In addition to the improvements mentioned above, some further changes were made as part of my usual plugin update routine. Other changes include updated documentation, regenerated translation template, and further testing on WordPress 5.2 and 5.3 (alpha). As always, huge thank you to those who contribute with feature suggestions and bug reports!