Changelog

Upcoming fixes and updates

  • Fix: Registration disabled notice will be displayed when OAuth redirect uri proxy page is used
  • Improvement: Returning false value for the nsl_disabled_register_error_message filter can be used for disabling both the custom and the default registration notices.
  • Improvement: The Google button will no longer be hidden in Line App WebView, as Google allows the authentication over the WebView of this App.

3.0.27

2021.01.28

  • Fix: Ultimate Member prevents our registration when we need to ask extra information before the registration.
  • Fix: post_mime_type PHP notice.
  • Improvement: Italian translation files added.
  • Improvement: Notice handling logic improvements.
  • Improvement: Twitter Getting Started Update
  • Improvement: Facebook Getting Started Update
  • Improvement: Facebook Warning for App replacing
  • Improvement: Google provider – using OAuth2 v2 endpoint
  • Improvement: 2 new filters for customizing the redirect url and error message when login is disabled.
  • Improvement: Database – new column for Primary Key
  • Improvement: PHP 8.0 compatibility
  • Improvement: Using the “pre_get_avatar_data” filter instead of “get_avatar” filter.

3.0.26

2020.11.09

  • Fix: PHP notice when AMP plugin is enabled.
  • Fix: The orphan thumbnail sizes generated from the avatars will be deleted when the earlier stored avatar has been overridden by the provider.
  • Improvement: Hashed filenames for avatars to avoid tracking back the user avatars over the URL by User ID.
  • Improvement: Avatars are now stored in the dedicated folder called nsl_avatars. The name of the folder can be modified with the NSL_AVATARS_FOLDER constant.
  • Improvement: Ultimate Member – the registration date will appear in the info popup for users registered by social login.
  • Improvement: 2 new filters for developers
  • Improvement: nsl_disabled_register_error_message filter will also work when the OAuth flow is being handled over the default login page.
  • Improvement: Facebook provider – Getting Started update.
  • Feature: Custom label for buttons in register forms and new shortcode parameter to use the register labels.

3.0.25

2020.08.26

  • Fix: WishList Member plugin prevents the strong redirects of Nextend Social Login.
  • Fix: Connect button – Url encoding in the redirect parameter to keep the URL parameters after login.
  • Fix: JavaScript errors on JavaScript minification with WP Hide & Security Enhancer
  • Fix: Delayed login caused by image optimization plugins, like EWWW Image Optimizer.
  • Fix: Social button styles will be loaded in AMP “Reader” template pages, too.
  • Improvement: Reactivate renamed to Analyze & Repair
  • Improvement: Notification at the backend, when there is at least one configured provider however it is not enabled.
  • Improvement: Facebook provider – updated steps and new video guide in the Getting Started section.
  • Improvement: Facebook provider – new default button color.
  • Improvement: Facebook provider – we will use Graph API v7.0 for the endpoints.
  • Improvement: Google provider – updated steps and new video guide in the Getting Started section.
  • Improvement: Allow redirect and error message overrides when registration is disabled.
  • Improvement: The Google button will no longer be hidden for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook App WebViews, as Google allows the authentication over the WebView of these Apps.
  • Feature: Facebook provider – button skin selector added.

3.0.24

2020.05.15

  • Fix: BuddyPress 6.0 compatibility fix.

3.0.23

2020.05.05

  • Fix: PHP error when BuddyPress – Activity is disabled.
  • Fix: Support login restrictions – delete persistent data when the registration was prevented by a third party plugin
  • Fix: Twitter – 48×48 avatars can be stored again

3.0.22

2020.03.27

  • Fix: Updated language files.

3.0.21

2020.03.26

Compatibility: PHP 7 or greater is required for the new version!

  • Fix: Icon style – Icons will be wrapped into multiple lines when there is no more room for them.
  • Fix: Social buttons will no longer be distorted when the page is translated with Google translator.
  • Fix: WPLMS theme – social button style and duplicated social buttons.
  • Fix: WP Rocket – Combine JavaScript files compatibility.
  • Fix: Popup target window when the social buttons appear in certain modals.
  • Fix: Ultimate Member avatars with social registration.
  • Fix: Avatars will be stored again, if there is an attachment set, but the file doesn’t exist.
  • Improvement: Database – Register, Link and Login date will be stored.
  • Improvement: Google – Light skin will be the default button skin.
  • Improvement: Pages which are being used by other plugins will be filtered out from Page for register flow and OAuth redirect uri proxy page.
  • Improvement: Getting Started ( Facebook, Google ) updated with new steps.
  • Improvement: New registrations happening with social login will also be displayed in the BuddyPress – Activity log.
  • Improvement: Shortcode “provider” parameter will also define the visibility of the link and unlink buttons.
  • Feature: Option to disable the Google account select prompt on each login.
  • For developers: The provider instance can now be accessed over nsl_registration_form_start and nsl_registration_form_end actions

3.0.20

2019.04.24

  • Fix: Ultimate Member Auto Approve + Support Login Restriction – Avatars will be synchronized.
  • Fix: Error message didn’t show up when an “OAuth redirect uri proxy page” was selected.
  • Feature: Shortcode – Grid style
  • Feature: German translation files added.
  • Improvement: redirect_to URL parameter is stronger now than current page url
  • Improvement: nsl_registration_user_data filter can now be also used
    for preventing the registration.

3.0.19

2019.03.27

  • Fix: Shortcode – align parameter notice
  • Fix: Social buttons didn’t show up properly when the action where we check jQuery was called multiple times.
  • Improvement: Google Select account modal before the login.

3.0.18

2019.03.07

  • Fix: Google – G+ logo is replaced with simple G logo.
  • Fix: _nsl is not defined error when there was no provider configured.
  • Fix: The shortcode of Page for register flow will be rendered into the correct position.

3.0.17

2019.01.24

  • Fix: Activation on specific domains.

3.0.16

2019.01.23

  • Fix: Importing old Pro Addon licenses.

3.0.15

2019.01.23

  • Fix: NSL Avatars used to override the selected BuddyPress avatars
  • Fix: 500 error when the Extended Profiles setting is disabled in BuddyPress.
  • Fix: By default, users won’t be redirected to the homepage after unlinking their accounts, instead will be redirected back to the page, where the unlink action has happened.
  • Fix: Nextend Social Login will now wait for jQuery before positioning the social buttons.
  • Fix: Getting Started section of some providers are updated with the new App creation steps.
  • Feature: Russian translation added.
  • Feature: Display avatars in “All media items” – Images can now load faster in Media Library – Grid view, when this option is enabled.
  • Feature: Social button alignment option for WordPress forms, shortcode and widget.
  • Feature: Membership – is now available in the FREE version and provides support for WordPress default membership as well.
  • Feature: new hook allows overriding the username and email before registration – nsl_registration_user_data
  • Facebook – Graph API v3.2 – old Facebook APP-s may require API Call version upgrade
  • Old Nextend Facebook/Twitter/Google Connect compatibility has been removed. (?loginFacebook=1 and similar parameters will no longer work, only ?loginSocial=provider)
  • Social buttons use flex-box layout now.
  • New activation system for the Pro Addon.

3.0.14

2018.09.26

  • Fix: Conflict with Login with Ajax reset password.
  • Fix: BuddyPress related themes, that render the avatar with the bp_displayed_user_avatar() will be able to get the avatar of the user.
  • New email and profile Google scopes, since old ones became deprecated.
  • Woocommerce User Email Verification prevented users with NSL from logging in
  • Our registerComplete function is hooked later to let other plugins send their email notifications
  • Old Nextend Twitter/Google Connect – backwards compatibility cessation notice added. (?loginFacebook=1 and similar parameters won’t work from the next version, only ?loginSocial=provider)

3.0.13

2018.09.05

  • Fix: Twitter Getting Started and Settings page updated according to the new Twitter App creation.
  • Fix: Won’t stuck on a blank page anymore when the login and registration is blocked by WP Cerber.
  • Fix: Infinite redirect loop when home page was selected as OAuth redirect uri proxy page.
  • Fix: Safari will no longer close the page automatically after logging in with NSL.
  • Feature: Login restriction – Some plugins are now able to prevent the login of NSL when admin approval or email verification is necessary!
  • Feature: Google button skins.
  • Feature: Portuguese (Brazilian) translation added.

3.0.12:

2018.07.16

  • Fix: Further changes to prevent some issues with Theme My Login 7.x
  • Fix: ‘profile_update’ WordPress hook won’t be triggered anymore upon a registration process.
  • Fix: Chrome and Android Facebook login issue via Facebook App.
  • Feature: Debug menu and option to test the connection of each provider.
  • Feature: Twitter – Selecting profile image size is possible now.
  • Feature: Blacklisted redirects
  • Feature: Nextend Social Login newsletters subscription!

3.0.11

2018.06.15

  • Fix: Twitter – 32bit and Windows servers are lost the id precision
  • Feature: Added Debug menu and Provider connection test
  • Feature: Jetpack SSO login form extension
  • Feature: Prevent external redirect
  • Theme My Login version 7 breaks Nextend Social Login, so a notice will be displayed with details

3.0.10

2018.06.01

  • Nextend Social Login now uses appsecret_proof to improve your Facebook app’s security
  • Fix: display_post_states is static now

3.0.9

2018.05.25

  • Fix: Parse error for alternate login page

3.0.8

2018.05.24

  • Feature: A page can be selected which handles the extra fields for Register flow.
  • Feature: A page can be selected which handles the OAuth flow.
  • Feature: Spanish (Latin America) translation added.
  • Feature: GDPR – add custom Terms and conditions on register.
  • Feature: GDPR – retrieved fields can now be exportable with the Export Personal Data tool of WordPress.
  • Fix: Jetpack – Secure Sign On
  • Fix: Dokan – redirection

3.0.7

2018.05.09

  • Feature: AJAX compatibility
  • Feature: Default Redirect URL
  • Feature: Twitter screen name as username
  • Fix: SocialRabbit compatibility

3.0.6

2018.04.20

  • Avatars are stored in your media library as Facebook blocked the url access
  • Code improvements
  • PHP and WordPress version check
  • Improved template-parts
  • Fix: Login and redirect cleanup
  • Fix: Socialize theme
  • Fix for Hide my WP plugin @see https://codecanyon.net/item/hide-my-wp-amazing-security-plugin-for-wordpress/4177158
  • Name of the session cookie can be changed with nsl_session_name filter and NSL_SESSION_NAME constant.

3.0.4

2018.03.08

  • Added new shortcode parameter: trackerdata.
  • All In One WP Security – Fixed Verify Settings in providers
  • Embedded login form settings for wp_login_form
  • Instruction when redirect Uri changes
  • iThemes Security – Filter Long URL removed as it prevents provider to return oauth params.
  • Link and unlink shortcode added: [nextend_social_login login="0" link="1" unlink="1" heading="Connect Social Accounts"]
  • Prevent account linking if it is already linked
  • Provider test process renamed to “Verify Settings”
  • Remove whitespaces from username
  • Theme My Login plugin compatibility fixes.

3.0.3

2018.03.02

  • Optimized registration process
  • Removed mb_strlen, so “PHP Multibyte String” not required anymore
  • Twitter api rewritten. This way it’s possible to get email address from Twitter users.
  • Feature: Added fallback username prefix
  • Feature: Added WebView support (Google buttons are hidden in WebView as Google does not allow to use)
  • Feature: WP HTTP api replaced the native cURL
  • Fix: shortcode redirect
  • Fix: Twitter, LinkedIn and Google avatar
  • Fix: Fixed avatars on retina screen
  • Fix: Shopkeeper theme conflict
  • Fixed rare case when the redirect to last state url was missing
  • Fixed rare case when user can stuck in legacy mode while importing provider.