1.3.0 - Major Release (16.03.2017)

Features

  • Approach to deal with hosters with a DMARC policy "reject" setting
  • Business and Ultimate Edition: Moderation mode added
  • Updates are now delivered through the Joomla Extensions Manager

Improvements

  • Mail server host names and special connection parameters can be up to 255 characters long
  • Speed optimization for email threads view in the frontend
  • Disable the opportunistic TLS (in more recent PHPMailer libraries) to avoid intransparent error messages
  • Indicate pending (because of double opt-in) subscription/unsubscription in frontend profile
  • Various user interface improvements in the backend

Fixes

  • Security fix to avoid the emails to show up in frontend archive
  • Double Opt-in subscribe/unsubscribe works again
  • Mailster configuration can be accessed again with Joomla 2.5
  • Orphan digests (i.e. where the user was removed) are automatically removed and do not cause a warning
  • Replace {name} placeholder in footer/header with the name on file if the FROM name field is empty
  • Minor database format correction
  • "Select all" works in digests list
  • Catch exceptions coming from Joomla when logging fails due to unknown reasons
  • Restrict maximum email address and user name length to 191 characters (previously 255) to fit with max-column/index length of 767 bytes in utf8mb4 context

1.2.5 - Bugfix Release (19.07.2016)

Features

  • Compatibility with Joomla 3.6

Improvements

  • Mark invalid email addresses in users and list recipients view
  • Additions to French translation
  • Recognize when no_mst_plg_exec flag file is still there and offer to remove it

Fixes

  • Database collation auto-fixes during installation are more robust
  • Post-installation display of logos and links works
  • Do not include invalid email addresses into recipients queue
  • Do not write passwords of site requests into the log file when debug logging is enabled

1.2.4 - Bugfix Release (08.04.2016)

Features

  • Compatibility with Joomla 3.5.1

Fixes

  • Workaround to backward compatibility breaking changes to addReplyTo method introduced in Joomla 3.0
  • Readiness for most recent JMail/PHPMailer version in Joomla 3.5.1 by handling exceptions
  • Fix PHP 7.0 deprecated warnings
  • Language fixes

1.2.3 - Major Release (24.03.2016)

Features

  • Compatibility with Joomla 3.5
  • Joomla 1.5 is not supported anymore, new required minimum version is Joomla 2.5
  • Server settings can be re-used in other mailing lists
  • Bounced and blocked emails are automatically removed from the email archive after 30 days (time period can be adjusted)
  • New setting for FROM name: "Sender Name via List Name"

Improvements

  • Maintenance tasks triggered by cronjob and/or plugin are now time bound to avoid execution timeouts

Fixes

  • Database collation issues are recognized and fixed during installation
  • Detect auto- and self-generated emails more reliable to prevent email loops
  • Database entries for mail queue, digest queue, send reports and attachments are removed when a corresponding email is deleted
  • Emails without subject lines are accessible from the mail queue and mail archive views
  • Show inbox status also when mailbox could not be accessed

1.1.2 - Bugfix Release (27.01.2016)

Features

  • Dutch translation added

Fixes

  • Deal with text editors that put the site URL in front of the unsubscribe placeholder automatically so that the unsubscribe URL still works
  • Do not produce email loop with "email not forwarded"-notifications when email is blocked because of globally blacklisted sender
  • List email address placeholder replacement works in header/footer
  • List administrator email placeholder replacement works in header/footer
  • Manage to recover original thread subject
  • Business and Ultimate Edition: CB Plugin's initial synchronization for user group mode works as expected when syncing from Mailster to CB

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