Free WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin Change Log

January 15, 2014

This post has the change log details of Free WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer plugin. This plugin is available in WordPress Site too .

WP CSV importer change log

New in version 3.5.5

  • post_format attribute support added.
  • page_template attribute added.
  • update_post_meta added for duplicate meta issue.
  • Type error issue in jQuery fixed.

New in version 3.5.4

  • Added: All-in-One-SEO Pack import support.
  • WordPress 3.9.1 compatibility added.

New in version 3.5.3

  • Added: Compatible up to WordPress 3.9.
  • Added: Export feature added for Posts, Page, Custom Posts Type plugins.
  • Improved: Removed all warnings.
  • Fixed reported bugs

New in version 3.5.2

  • Import posts with author names as numerical apart from User ID
  • Added menu_order attribute import
  • Added Auto image rename option
  • Option to cancel an partial import at middle
  • Improved image handling even special characters in URL
  • Import can handle image URLs without any extensions
  • User reported bugs fixed

New in version 3.5.1

  • User reported issue fixes
  • Activation and other plugin conflict issue solved like Jet pack
  • Admin UI freezing issues – screen option, Help links issues fixed.
  • WYSIWIG editor UI issue fixed.

New in version 3.5.0

  • Combined major release version of 3.5 and 3.4
  • Improved MVC structure.
  • Improved User interface with drag and drop feature.
  • Improved: WordPress 3.8.1 compatibility added.
  • Module based system allows simplify UI
  • Added: Detailed log feature added.
  • Added: Support and Useful links added.
  • Added: Support made easy now from plugin.

New in version 3.3.1

  • Added: Multi site compatibility except User import.
  • Added: Comments, Users modules mandatory fields validation added.
  • Improved: Removed unwanted warnings.

New in version 3.3.0

  • WordPress 3.8 compatibility.
  • Bulk users with role import feature.
  • Comments import feature with relevant post ids.

New in version 3.2.3

  • WordPress 3.7.1 compatibility added.
  • Different media path support added.
  • Updated plugin directory path.
  • Sub folder installations support added.
  • Removed unwanted warnings.
  • Performance check.

New in version 3.2.2

  • WordPress 3.6.1 compatibility added.
  • Post slug issue fixed and tested for 3.6 and 3.6.1
  • Help content added
  • Mapping UI improved with on select dynamic update feature

New in version  3.2.1

  • Performance improvements on SQL and CSV parsing
  • Plugin deactivation issue fixed and updated the code.
  • Links in the cells makes problems with the “quote”
  • Loading content from more than one column.
  • Custom Post type issues fixed.

New in version 3.2.0

  • WordPress 3.6 compatibility added, Much Improved UI.
  • Featured image issues fixed for WordPress3.6.
  • User interface improvements

New in version 3.1.0

  • Much Improved Featured Image feature
  • Image URL for featured image issues fixed
  • PHP 5.4 upgrade fix

New in version 3.0.0

  • Lot of performance improvements
  • Much improved workflow
  • Custom Field mapping and import fixed
  • Add custom field option improved.
  • Date format handling improved
  • Any Date format is supported now
  • Future scheduling and status improved
  • Overall Status option improved and issue fixed
  • Password field fixed for Protected
  • Status as in CSV option improved and fixed
  • Can apply post status for individual post via CSV itself
  • Now password should be mentioned as {password}
  • Featured image handling improved and fixed. More improvement are scheduled.
  • Category in numerics are restricted and skipped to Uncategorized
  • Duplicate check options improved for both title and content option.
  • Post authors can be User ID or name
  • Post author issue fixed and improved
  • Wrong user id or name are automatically assigned under admin
  • Multi category and tags improved

New in version  2.7.0

Post Status

  • Added more post status options
  • Publish, Sticky, Private, Draft and Pending Status for whole import
  • Protected status with a common password option added
  • “Status as in CSV” to assign status for individual post through CSV as ID or Field Tag

Post Author

  • User ID and User Name support for Post author feature added
  • In case of missing or false IDs post assigned to admin as draft

Date formats support

  • 6 Standard date format added as dropdown to choose.
  • Date format conflict at import fixed.

Custom field feature improved

  • Listed custom fields with prefix as CF: Name for easy identification.
  • Add Custom Field Textbox auto filled with CSV header tag.

Added Feature

  • Duplicate detection for post content and post title added as options.
  • User can choose either one or both to avoid duplicate issues.

Post Slug

  • Renamed post_name as post_slug to avoid confusion

Mapping Fields

  • Field tags are formatted to support auto mapping option (next milestone)

New in version  2.6.0

  • Major Bug fixed
  • Added UTF8 support.
  • Fixed HTML tag conflicts.

New in version 2.5.0

  • Major issues fixed and updated to WordPress-3.5.1 compatibility.

New in version 2.0.1

  • Update to WordPress-3.5 compatibility.

New in version 2.0.0

  • WPDEBUG errors fixed. CSV import folder changed to WP native uploads folder.

New in version 1.1.1

  • Renamed the mapping field attachment as featured_image and category as post_category.

New in version 1.1.0

  • Added featured image import feature along with post/page/custom post.

New in version 1.0.2

  • Bug fixed to recognize the trimmed trailing space in the CSV file
  • Added validation for the duplicate field mapping.

New in version 1.0.1

  • Added features to import multiple tags and categories with different delimiters.

New in version 1.0.0

  • Initial release version. Tested and found works well without any issues.