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Version 2.9.2 Now Available

December 11, 2017 in

SearchWP version 2.9.2 fixes a small issue with sorting of results. Here’s the changelog:

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue with some custom ORDER BY statements

SearchWP version 2.9.1 is a small bug fix release available to all active license holders. Here’s the full changelog:

  • [Fix] Fixed a potential issue with sql_mode=only_full_group_by support (added in 2.9)
  • [Fix] Avoid error when parsing PDFs without mbstring

Version 2.9 Now Available

December 9, 2017 in

SearchWP version 2.9 is now available to all active license holders! The biggest change with this release is a fully rebuilt settings UI (powered by Vue) that makes managing the settings of your engines that much more straightforward and powerful.

If you’re upgrading from a previous version please have a look at the notes outlining what’s new about the settings screen in version 2.9. There are some exciting updates that can potentially improve the performance of SearchWP for existing installations!

Here’s the full changelog for version 2.9:

  • [New] Redesigned engine configuration interface!
  • [New] Index is now further optimized as per engine settings
  • [New] New filter searchwp_weight_max to customize a maximum weight
  • [New] New filter searchwp_legacy_settings_ui to use legacy settings UI
  • [New] New filter searchwp_indexer_apply_engines_rules to control whether engine rules are considered during indexing
  • [New] New filter searchwp_indexer_additional_meta_exclusions to control whether default additional Custom Fields are excluded from indexing
  • [New] New filter searchwp_supports_label_{post_type}_{support} to customize the label used for a post type native attribute
  • [Improvement] Additional debug statements output when enabled
  • [Improvement] Better formatting of HTML comment debug output
  • [Fix] Less aggressive handling of pre_get_posts during searching
  • [Fix] Fix an issue with sql_mode=only_full_group_by (default in MySQL 5.7)

SearchWP version 2.8.15 is now available and is a recommended update to all active license holders. This is a bugfix and maintenance release which will benefit all SearchWP customers.

  • [Improvement] Better handling of regex pattern matches
  • [Fix] Fixes an issue where Media-only default engines did not fully build index
  • [Update] Updated updater

Redirects version 1.0.4 is a bugfix release that is recommended for all active license holders.

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue that truncated query parameters on destination URLs

WooCommerce Integration has seen a number of updates since the last News post, each has been a maintenance release to improve compatibility with WooCommerce.

Full changelog since the last update:

1.1.17

  • [Fix] Better enforcement when no results are found
  • [Improvement] Prevent redundant search from running
  • [Update] Updated updater

1.1.16

  • [Improvement] Better integration with WooCommerce native sorting

1.1.15

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue that prevented final results from showing in some cases

1.1.14

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue that prevented final results from showing in some cases

1.1.13

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue with product visibility in WooCommerce 3.0

SearchWP’s Term Highlight extension has been improved to better handle multi-word exact matches. This maintenance release is recommended for all active license holders.

There is an extensive backlog of updates since the last News post, full changelog posted here for reference:

2.1.7

  • [Fix] Fixes an issue where partial matches may result in less accurate global excerpts
  • [Improvement] Improved exact match processing
  • [Update] Updated updater

2.1.5

  • [Update] Highlighting no longer auto-applies for searches in the Dashboard

2.1.4

  • [Fix] Fixed improper variable initialization that may have resulted in an Error (props Vlad)

2.1.3

  • [Improvement] Better support for serialized data when building global excerpt
  • [Fix] Prevent global excerpt generation from defaulting to filename

2.1.2

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue with overly aggressive tokenizing which may have resulted in a loss of formatting
  • [New] New filter searchwp_term_highlight_occurrence to offset where highlighting begins (default is occurrence 1)
  • [Fix] Improved handling of whole match check, resolved PHP Warning
  • [Update] Updated updater

2.1.1

  • [Fix] Better handling of operations with empty search string
  • [Fix] Fixed PHP Warning
  • [Fix] Fixed an issue when finding global excerpts with multiple terms flanked by encoded punctuation

2.1.0

  • [Improvement] Check for whole matches before parsing individual search terms
  • [Improvement] Better handling of pattern matches
  • [Update] Updated updater

2.0.13

  • [New] New filter searchwp_th_auto_highlight_content to disable automatic highlighting
  • [Improvement] More priority given to exact search matches
  • [Improvement] Improved performance of highlighting operation

2.0.12

  • [Fix] Better highlight restriction when other SearchWP extensions are active
  • [Fix] Better tokenizing when extracting highlight matches

2.0.11

  • [Improvement] Apply appropriate filters for better interoperation with other SearchWP Extensions
  • [Change] More appropriate initialization timing
  • [Update] Updated updater

2.0.10

  • [Fix] PHP Warning cleanup

2.0.9

  • [Fix] PHP Warning cleanup

2.0.7

  • [Fix] Fixed an issue that forced highlights to be lowercase

2.0.6

  • [Improvement] Better Shortcode handling
  • [Improvement] Better UTF-8 support
  • [Improvement] Better handling of keyword stems
  • [Fix] Fix an issue where redundant filter calls were in place

2.0.5

  • [Fix] Fixed a bug that gave too much priority to manually populated Excerpts when the Excerpt did not have a highlight match but the post content did

2.0.4

  • [Fix] Fixed a bug that ignored a specified Custom Field from which to generate a global excerpt

2.0.3

  • [New] New filter searchwp_th_partial_matches which enables highlighting of partial term matches

2.0.2

  • [Fix] Fixed PHP Warning, better short circuit when post ID is not defined

2.0

  • [Improvement] Support for automatic updates based on your SearchWP license key

1.8.8

  • [Improvement] Better word matching at boundaries
  • [New] Added Shortcode handling

SearchWP version 2.8.14 again improves compatibility with other plugins and is a recommended update for all customers.

  • [Improvement] Additional checks to prevent overrun with other plugins

A regression was introduced in version 2.8.11 that 2.8.13 resolves

  • [Fix] Fix a regression introduced to SWP_Query in 2.8.11 that may have prevented pagination from working as expected
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