Vantage Version 1.4

On March 6th 2015, Vantage 1.4 was released. This is a major release including new features as well as fixing many bugs. Upgrading is recommended. Fixed 52 tickets total.

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  • Issue with importer attachments
  • Prevent duplicates when importing
  • Prevent double click ‘next step’ on submitting listing/event
  • Hide Internal templates on the Quick Edit form
  • Added options to select Addon duration and period type (days, months, years) for listing addons and addons included in pricing plan, moved js to separated file, changed features wording in front-end. IMPORTANT: Changes will not automatically accepted on existing sites. For example, if user previously set duration = 365 days, he still see the same. To change wording to “1 Year”, admin have to manually edit addon options and set “Duration = 1” and “Period Type = Year”. It can’t be done automatically in many reasons.
  • Add alt tag to listing uploaded images
  • Fatal error when mbstring PHP module diactivated on the server
  • Duplicate email for event submission
  • Order Receipt Emailed Before Payment is Made
  • New Review disables description. Prevent early escape from js process on Review submitting
  • Images order not being saved while editing listing
  • Add review ribbon styling
  • Style issue with map directions table width in Map widget
  • PHP errors when trying to open dashboard of unknown user
  • Comments/reviews tabs on mobile devices
  • Add mp3 support in custom forms. Allowed to add numbers to file extentions
  • Past dates displayed in the icon on events lists. Filter all past dates except latest in the Event icon
  • Defaults for checkboxes not visible on the front end
  • Image classes are missing for posts
  • Empty search results text needs better formatting
  • Image algnment css missing
  • like_escape is deprecated since WP version 4.0
  • Update custom form bug


  • Disallow to contact claimable listing owner before listing will climed by someone
  • Send email to admin for new published (without moderation) listings/events
  • Disallow users to select images from ‘Media Library’ tab while editing listing in back-end
  • Removed pagination when random sort order
  • Change string with forced recurring plan: If a plan is set for 1 month forced recurring, then on the front end it will read ‘for every month’ and not ‘for 1 month’
  • Show user’s display name instead of username on Event Attendees widget
  • Added pan/zoom controls to the map if opened on mobile device. (disable unwanted zooming/panning)
  • Custom forms got custom icons in back-end menu


  • Ability to complete listing/event orders later through user’s dashboard
  • Ability to set status “Deleted” for Listings and Events on the user’s dashboard and manage “deleted” items in the back-end
  • Ability to use coupons in relisting process
  • Option to set number of available categories to choose for free listing/events
  • Option to choose content editor type (Plain text, HTML editor, TinyMCE editor) on listinf/event forms
  • Implemented Social API, added email and google+ contact methods to listing, event and profile forms, added appropriate filters for extending contact fields
  • Order description to orders index page (back-end)
  • AppThemes MarkePlace page in back-end (available on the sites with WordPress version >= 4.0)
  • Option to disable redirect from default WP login pages
  • Order ID in subject of receipt email
  • Term description on taxonomy index page, TinyMCE editors on the Edit Term forms (Listing Categories, Listing Tags, Event Cantegories, Event Tags, Blog Categories, Blog Tags)
  • Biographical info to the user’s profile page

Files Modified

Modified		.gitmodules
Modified		archive-event.php
Modified		archive-listing.php
Modified		categories-list-event.php
Modified		categories-list-listing.php
Modified		changed_files.txt
Modified		changelog.txt
Modified		content-claimed-listing.php
Added			content-event-draft.php
Modified		content-event.php
Added			content-listing-draft.php
Modified		content-listing-expired.php
Modified		content-listing.php
Modified		content-renew-listing.php
Modified		create-event.php
Modified		create-listing.php
Modified		edit-profile.php
Modified		examples/events.csv
Modified		examples/listings-with-attachments.csv
Modified		examples/listings.csv
Modified		form-event.php
Modified		form-listing.php
Modified		form-login.php
Modified		form-password-recovery.php
Modified		form-password-reset.php
Modified		form-registration.php
Modified		framework
Modified		functions.php
Modified		header.php
Added			images/tiny-google-plus-icon.png
Added			includes/admin/addons-mp
Modified		includes/admin/admin.php
Modified		includes/admin/featured.php
Modified		includes/admin/pricing.php
Added			includes/admin/scripts/addons-edit.js
Modified		includes/admin/settings.php
Modified		includes/core.php
Modified		includes/custom-forms
Modified		includes/custom-forms.php
Modified		includes/dashboard.php
Added			includes/delete-listing.php
Modified		includes/emails.php
Modified		includes/events/admin/admin.php
Modified		includes/events/admin/importer.php
Modified		includes/events/admin/pricing.php
Modified		includes/events/admin/settings.php
Modified		includes/events/dashboard.php
Added			includes/events/delete-event.php
Modified		includes/events/emails.php
Modified		includes/events/event-form.php
Modified		includes/events/functions.php
Modified		includes/events/load.php
Added			includes/events/social.php
Modified		includes/events/template-tags.php
Modified		includes/events/views-checkout.php
Modified		includes/events/views.php
Modified		includes/events/widgets.php
Modified		includes/files.php
Modified		includes/geo/map-providers/google-maps.js
Modified		includes/images.php
Modified		includes/listing-form.php
Modified		includes/listing-purchase.php
Modified		includes/listing-renew.php
Modified		includes/options.php
Modified		includes/payments
Modified		includes/payments.php
Added			includes/social.php
Modified		includes/template-tags.php
Modified		includes/views-checkout.php
Modified		includes/views.php
Modified		includes/widgets.php
Modified		index.php
Modified		purchase-listing-existing-planless.php
Modified		purchase-listing-existing.php
Modified		purchase-listing-new.php
Modified		renew-listing-categories.php
Modified		scripts/event-edit.js
Modified		scripts/listing-edit.js
Modified		scripts/scripts.js
Modified		sidebar-dashboard.php
Modified		single-event.php
Modified		single-listing.php
Modified		style.css
Modified		va-home.php
Modified		vantage.pot
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