Changelog

3.1.8

ENH
Access to the Soundcloud API now requires personal Client ID and Client Secret credentials
ENH
Added filter to prevent FontAwesome fonts from being loaded
FIX
Retrieving tracks from Soundcloud causes HTTP errors
FIX
Regenerating peak files is stuck when downloadable files are included in the Media library

3.1.7

FIX
Added id to icon font style inline element
FIX
Custom fields defined in the Placeholder admin panel are not correctly added as placeholders
FIX
Updated support to latest Soundcloud API

3.1.6

FIX
Solved an issue with `attachment_url_to_postid()`
FIX
Product info not being added to the track properties

3.1.5

FIX
Updated support for Elementor 3.5
ENH
Improved the design of the Thumb'n'Wave skin
ENH
Removed the now deprecated ScriptProcessorNode
ENH
Replaced ScriptProcessorNode with a true requestAnimationFrame implementation for optimize refresh rates

3.1.4

FIX
Javascript error when clicking on pages without any player
FIX
Settings page malfunctioning on WordPress versions older than 5.3.0
FIX
Additional CSS classes not being added to the Gutenberg block
FIX
Player not rendering in the Classic Editor
FIX
Player not being rendered for cross-sells product on cart page
FIX
Registration not working in multisite environments
FIX
The detection of WooCommerce pages and sections was improved

3.1.3

FIX
Peak files not being generated when Content-Length header is not received (usually when mod_deflate is active)
FIX
Players that are hidden in the DOM are invoked by the sticky player
FIX
Product players only being rendered in shop and single product pages but not in other archive-like pages (featured, related, etc.)

3.1.2

NEW
AudioType can be manually redefined using the Custom JS option for compatibility purposes
FIX
Peak files for newly uploaded files not being generated
FIX
Uncaught Promise error in the console when clicking on the playlist

3.1.1

NEW
Scrolling to a marker on the page is now optional
FIX
WavePlayer not rendered for REST requests
FIX
Lazy-loading interrupts the playback
FIX
Smoother transition between tracks

3.1.0

NEW
Faster loading of tracks and instances
NEW
Time markers can be added to the page by specifying the data-marker attribute of any type of element
NEW
Native support for Google Tag Manager
NEW
Custom CSS and JS editors are now using CodeMirror
NEW
All the XMLHttpRequest calls have been replaced with the Fetch API
FIX
Graphic rendering was improved for both static and animated waveforms
FIX
Frequency animation is now logarithmic instead of linear
FIX
The non-minified script gets enqueued even when SCRIPT_DEBUG is false
FIX
Waveform settings not applying in realtime in the Waveform option page
FIX
Tumb'n'Wave skin not appearing in WC Product Table Pro
FIX
Player icons font missing in the backend
FIX
Taxonomy terms assignment not working properly in the modal dialog
FIX
Peak regeneration always regenerating peaks regardless of the overwrite option

3.0.9

FIX
Safari not being able to reconnect the ScriptProcessorNode (audio muted after first playback)
FIX
Wrong version being printed in the setting page title

3.0.8

NEW
Complete restyling of the option page in the backend
FIX
WavePlayer block not available when Gutenberg 8.4.0 or later is installed
FIX
Title in the popup variation form being duplicated
FIX
Cart button not visible for remotely hosted preview files
FIX
Likes increasing when user unlikes a track
FIX
Autoplay option preventing the player from loading as expected

3.0.7

NEW
The default skin for the player in the Barn2 Product Table is now selectable in the Product Table settings
NEW
The FontAwesome resources are not loaded below the fold and optimized for better PageSpeed performance metrics
FIX
Waveform not being rendered in the sticky player
FIX
OceanWP images for non-audio product disappearing
FIX
Reading local files that are not uploaded to the Media library returns an error
FIX
Cache returning empty track list when using external files
FIX
Variation form popup not showing a close button
FIX
Multitrack instances fail to jump to the next instance when repeat is set to false

3.0.6

NEW
Dynamic CSS moved below the fold and aggregated/minified for better page speed performance
NEW
Lazy-loading of the instances that are not in the viewport
NEW
Instance caching to improve the server response time
FIX
Share buttons not working as expected
FIX
The url attribute not transforming custom placeholders into links
FIX
SVG icon definitions create an empty space at the bottom of the page

3.0.5

FIX
Frontend breaking on websites without WooCommerce installed

3.0.4

NEW
Completely refactored code in compliance with the WPCS (WordPress Coding Standards)
NEW
Audio player fallback to mitigate the bug currently affecting iOS 13
NEW
A more detailed positioning of the player in the single product page
NEW
When playing remote audio files for the first time, the local copy is created via AJAX
FIX
Barn2 WooCommerce Product Table support malfunctioning
FIX
Improved out-of-the-box compatibility with WooCommerce Themes

3.0.3

NEW
Added support to the most popular Premium and Free Themes
NEW
It is now possible to select the default thumbnail size
FIX
Peak files for external URLs not being stored correctly
FIX
ID of parameter-less waveplayer shortcode (WC loop) being calculated incorrectly
FIX
Long titles in the sticky player shrinking the waveform
FIX
Typing a color code in the palette editor not working
FIX
Empty thumbnail in sticky player for external files

3.0.2

NEW
In the Gutenberg editor, it is now possible to transform an audio block into a WavePlayer block
ENH
The transformations of previous shortcodes into Gutenberg blocks has been enhanced
FIX
Automatic updates not working under certain installations
FIX
Purchase code disappearing when saving the settings
FIX
Peak files for external URLs not being stored correctly
FIX
Duplicated featured image in the shop products
FIX
Color picker malfunctioning in the Palettes tab
FIX
Changes to the palette not being stored upon saving
FIX
Cart icon not being updated in the sticky player when moving from track to track

3.0.1

FIX
The 'cart' placeholder is not correct in the sticky player template
FIX
The plugin crashes websites with Elementor
FIX
Other minor or cosmetic bugs

3.0.0

NEW
A completely re-designed code, for both server and client sides
NEW
Native support for audio analysis, peak saving and waveform rendering without WaveSurfer.js
NEW
WavePlayer Block for the new Gutenberg editor
NEW
WavePlayer Widget for Elementor
NEW
Custom column for Barn2 WooCommerce Product Table
NEW
SoundCloud support for both tracks and playlists
NEW
Waveform fully customizable animation
NEW
Color schemes and 1-click color scheme generator
NEW
Dark mode: light and dark color schemes automatically reacts to the visitor device setting
NEW
Optimized AJAX endpoint for faster track data loading
NEW
Fully customizable sticky player for the footer or header
NEW
Interface templates, with unlimited possibilities of custom design
NEW
possibility to use different interfaces for different sections of your website
NEW
Possibility to choose a specific interface on a single instance
NEW
Expansion interface packs, that you can purchase separately
NEW
Customizable templates to create your own placeholders
NEW
New updater class independent from external libraries
NEW
Customizable font using Google fonts
NEW
Cart buttons now allow to add both simple and variable products, with the possibility to select the product variation

2.4.2

FIX
Minor script improvements

2.4.1

CHANGE
The events triggered when interacting with the player have now been improved

2.4.0

NEW
WavePlayer now accepts playlists of external files
FIX
Minor optimizations to the main script

2.3.6

BUGFIX
A bug in the main script preventing the player from loading in some configurations

2.3.5

BUGFIX
The default placeholder gets the wrong class

2.3.4

NEW
Improvements in the placeholder management

2.3.3

NEW
It is now possible to manipulate the track array using the waveplayer_tracks_playlist filter

2.3.2

BUGFIX
The CSS stylesheet contained an error causing the disappearance of the thumbnail of the tracks in WooCommerce

2.3.1

BUGFIX
The download button increments the counter on click without downloading any file
NEW
It is now possible to use WavePlayer in external sites using an embed HTML element (requires an embed-attachment.php template added to your Theme)

2.3.0

NEW
The icons are now using Font Awesome 5.0
NEW
A more streamlined HTML markup that makes it easier to customize the player using your favorite style
NEW
How all the instances on a page load is now selectable in the Player Options settings
NEW
In the Maintenance page of the Settings, you can now generate the peak files for all the audio attachments in the Media library.
NEW
If WooCommerce is active and a track is associated with a product, two new placeholders are available in the Infobar and Playlist row templates: product_id and product_url
NEW
The info available for each track can now be filtered to make any custom information available in the frontend.
NEW
The thumbnail images use img elements with srcset and sizes attributes, allowing the browser to always select the best image resolution
NEW
When using the "Add to cart" button, the icon now changes to a spinnner until the completion of the operation
NEW
The cart button now reacts to the AJAX mini cart, so that when an item is removed from the cart using AJAX, the cart button reflects that change immediately (requires WooCommerce 3.5.0)
NEW
You can now add your own information to each track using the filter hook
FIX
In the post editor, it is now possible to edit the [audio] and [playlist] shortcodes, with a visual rendition of WavePlayer, if the overriding option is active
FIX
The title attributes of the icon appearing in the Info bar or the playlist are now passed through the localization variable and, as such, they are fully translatable
BUGFIX
WavePlayer hangs loading the instances when WordPress is installed in a subfolder of the root

2.2.2

NEW
JS and CSS files are now minified. Moreover, the front-end comes with a single script.
BUGFIX
The Custom CSS and Custom JS are not incorporated into the page

2.2.1

NEW
When a new audio file is loaded for the first time, a message displays the progress of the audio analysis before rendering the waveform
BUGFIX
In the Waveform tab of the Settings, the waveform preview is blank
BUGFIX
In the post editor, sporadically the preview of the player does not show up correctly

2.2.0

NEW
The title attribute of the icons in the info bar and playlist row are now translatable using the .po/.mo files
FIX
The compatibility with Safari 9 and Safari 10 has been restored for desktops, tablets and smartphones
FIX
Minor compatibility issues in the Product and Store pages
BUGFIX
When pausing a track, the next playback always starts from the beginning instead of the current time
BUGFIX
Spinning pause icon when the player completes a track loading

2.1.4

BUGFIX
WavePlayer trigger an error while trying to generate waveforms for newly uploaded tracks

2.1.3

BUGFIX
Social buttons broken with update to version 2.1.0

2.1.2

BUGFIX
The cart button did not work properly starting from version 2.1.0

2.1.1

NEW
WavePlayer can now correctly calculate the width of the waveform area even when the player instance is inside an hidden element
CHANGE
Because of the previous feature, the 'AJAX Containers' option was permanently removed

2.1.0

NEW
WavePlayer now supports all type of products in woocommerce
CHANGE
In order to support all types of product in WooCommerce, the Preview Files are now in the "Advanced", instead of the "General" section
NEW
Completely redesigned audio engine: using only one audio element per page, loading times and memory management are more optimized
FIX
Minor fixes to the aspect of the player

2.0.16

NEW
WavePlayer integration with WooCommerce now supports all kind of products (simple, variable, grouped)
FIX
WavePlayer gives now the right priority to featured image and gallery for the WooCommerce products

2.0.15

NEW
Nearly seamless loop playback when using one track per instance and repeat is active
BUGFIX
PHP Warning when overriding a playlist shortcode

2.0.14

NEW
Better integration with WooCommerce new gallery feature
FIX
Play count now increases when only 10% of a track gets played
FIX
Default thumbnail did not show up for any product using the new WooCommerce 3.0.0 and above

2.0.12

NEW
WavePlayer now detects the visibility status of elements to automatically refresh the content of the waveform. This is particularly useful when including WavePlayer instances into dynamically toggable elements.
BUGFIX
Clicking on a playlist item in scenario with multiple playlists on a single page always starts the first track of the last instance.

2.0.11

NEW
Placeholders now include 'attributes' in the form %key{"attribute":value}%, for future template developments
BUGFIX
Player size on WooCommerce Shop page did not correspond to settings
BUGFIX
Social share links are populated with an incorrect URL
BUGFIX
Default thumbnail doesn't show in the playlist
BUGFIX
Under WooCommerce integration panel, a query assumes the posts table name is "wp_posts"

2.0.10

NEW
Added a "limit" parameter to the shortcode, so you can get only the first n result in combination with the "music_genre" parameter
FIX
WooCommerce 3.0 deprecated the Download Type option. This made WavePlayer's integration malfunctioning.
BUGFIX
On iOS devices, playback does not start when clicking on a playlist row

2.0.9

BUGFIX
Missing info and cover art for remote files.

2.0.8

NEW
When the playlist is scrollable, jumping to a track makes the corresponding item in the list visible.

2.0.7

BUGFIX
The option "Jump to the next player" does not stay checked saving the settings.

2.0.6

BUGFIX
Downloads counter does not get updated

2.0.5

NEW
WavePlayer now overrides both audio and playlist shortcodes
BUGFIX
Install fails on WordPress versions older than 4.5

2.0.4

NEW
WavePlayer now supports auto update from the Plugins page
BUGFIX
WooCommerce product thumbnail not showing for non-music products

2.0.3

BUGFIX
Players on WooCommerce product pages always show in large size

2.0.2

NEW
Added a track sharer for LinkedIn
BUGFIX
Peak files for new external files don't get generated

2.0.1

BUGFIX
Player does not load on website where WooCommerce is not installed or active
BUGFIX
Players don't show the spinning icon when page is loading
BUGFIX
On WooCommerce Shop Page, first item never gets listed
BUGFIX
When batch creating WooCommerce products, progress bar doesn't work properly

2.0.0

NEW
A new customizable Playlist Panel. The webmaster can configure the info and buttons displayed on each row
NEW
WooCommerce integration. Preview files and Music Type (singles or albums) for simple, virtual, music, downloadable products.
NEW
WooCommerce integration. Plenty of options to automatically integrate the player in your music products.
NEW
WooCommerce integration. The webmaster can now create products based on audio files using a batch process. It is also possible to add a cart button on both the Info Bar and the Playlist Panel that interact with WooCommerce cart through AJAX.
NEW
Peak files now get generated upon uploading of new audio files.
NEW
Loading time have been reduced enormously. WavePlayer now loads all the instances on one page with a single AJAX call to the server. This allows all the instances to load simultaneously.
NEW
New placeholders to insert info and buttons (like, share, cart, statistics) in both the Info Bar and the Playlist Panel
NEW
Plugin's options don't get removed from the database when removing the plugin. This is particularly useful when updating to a new version of the plugin without losing your favorite settings.
NEW
Managing peak files from the Maintenance tab of the Settings page is now easier and more advanced.
NEW
Thumbnails for audio files in the Media Library can now show the title of a track instead of the file.
NEW
A new method "refresh" that allows you to force the redraw of the waveform and is particularly useful when loading or showing content via javascript
NEW
Current position and total length of the current track are now shown on the waveform
FIX
Minor CSS improvements

1.4.2

BUGFIX
Info Bar broken when inserting the %file% placeholder.

1.4.1

BUGFIX
Playback is not available until all instances in the page completed loading

1.4.0

NEW
Thanks to a completely rewritten AJAX call strategy, instance loading is now twice as fast as before.
NEW
In case of multiple instances in one page, the instances load in the order they appear on the page (from top to bottom).
NEW
It is now possible to choose whether WavePlayer override the audio shortcode or not
NEW
WavePlayer is now fully compatible with Internet Explorer 11. The compatibility with Internet Explorer 9 and 10 will be improved soon.
BUGFIX
The audio shortcode did not look correctly in the Post Editor and it was not possible to edit its content

1.3.4

NEW
When automatically replacing an audio shortcode, WavePlayer now tries to verify if the URL provided actually corresponds to an attachment in the Media Library. If it does, WavePlayer uses the attachment ID instead of its URL.

1.3.3

BUGFIX
Automatic replacement of audio shortcodes does not work if the src attribute is not provided

1.3.2

NEW
The Info Bar automatically hides if one of the placeholders used in the template does not get replaced by any data value
NEW
A spinning icon shows the loading status of the player. This is particularly useful when loading a file for the first time or from a remote location.
BUGFIX
Getting peaks for remote audio files generates cross domain XHR error

1.3.1

BUGFIX
Track's title not displaying properly when original audio file does not have the corresponding ID3 tag

1.3.0

NEW
Introducing a new taxonomy 'Music Genre' for attachments
NEW
Create a player that will automatically include all audio files pertaining to one or more 'Music Genre'
NEW
Create an instance simply providing the URL of an external audio file: WavePlayer will retrieve all the info stored in the ID3 tags, including a cover art picture if available, and make a local copy for a faster future access (only the ID3 tags and the cover art will be stored locally, not the audio file).
NEW
Customize the default image that appears when a track does not have its own thumbnail
FIX
Color Pickers now work also in the Media Manager, not only in the WavePlayer Settings page
FIX
Minor interface improvements

1.2.2

BUGFIX
Default settings not applying correctly to the shortcode when editing its properties in the Media Manager
BUGFIX
'autoplay' not working properly in combination with 'repeat_all'
FIX
A recent Chrome update changed some CSS default behaviors that messed up with the aspect of the player controls
FIX
Minor improvements to the styling of the player controls

1.2.1

BUGFIX
WavePlayer preview not showing properly in the post editor on some WordPress multisite installations

1.2.0

NEW
Multisite support. WavePlayer is now fully compatible with any WordPress Multisite installation
FIX
Graphic improvements in Safari

1.1.2

NEW
Added a volume control
NEW
Added a button to toggle the visibility of the title bar
BUGFIX
"No container found" error in javascript of the admin area
BUGFIX
the "NEXT" skip button disappears on last track even with repeat_all activated if the playlist only contains two tracks

1.0.18

* First release

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