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

1.1.0 - Feature Release (14.06.2015)

Features

  • Compatibility with Joomla 3.4 - this version of Mailster is still Joomla 1.5 compatible
  • Business and Ultimate Edition: CB Plugin becomes compatible with Community Builder 2.0
  • Business and Ultimate Edition: Frontend access to the emails of certain mailing lists can be forbidden with the new "Nobody" choice in the "Allowed to access emails in frontend" mailing list setting
  • New global configuration setting to block certain email addresses such as typical bounce email addresses which can not be recognized automatically based on their email headers
  • Insert sender's description (Mailster field) into email by using new placeholder {description}
  • Possibility to turn off the filtering of messages with "Precedence: bulk" header

Improvements

  • Increased maximum email text size (not including attachments) that can be stored from 64kB to 16MB to avoid truncation of long and HTML-rich newsletters
  • Relative images/link URLs in custom email/footer are automatically converted to absolute URLs
  • Additions to French and Danish language file and various other language/translation corrections
  • Do not allow to downgrade Mailster from a later release to a previous release to avoid unforeseen events
  • Profile Plugin propagates group member changes done through Joomla's user manager to update mailing lists recipient cache if necessary
  • Business and Ultimate Edition: CB Plugin propagates email address changes to update mailing lists recipient cache if necessary

Fixes

  • Recipient lists are built correctly from Joomla user group members
  • Digest emails do not delay sending of regular list emails
  • Fixed digest email sending error causing white screen
  • Search plugin adheres to "Allowed to access emails in frontend" mailing list setting
  • Admin can remove individual recipients from mailing lists
  • Admin can remove individual members from Mailster groups
  • Fixed error caused by non standard conform email structures with strange attachment filename headers
  • Business and Ultimate Edition: CB Plugin does not inadvertently unsubscribe list members when user edits profile in frontend
  • Non-compatible plugins & modules are uninstalled automatically when upgrading the component
  • Plugins and modules are uninstalled when component is uninstalled
  • Database tables are removed when component is uninstalled

1.0.0 - Major Feature Release (08.01.2015)

With the release 1.0 Mailster Professional is discontinued in the favor of new three new product editions (Mailster Essential, Mailster Business, Mailster Ultimate).

The Mailster free edition is continued and remains free.

Features

  • Compatibility with Joomla 3.2 and Joomla 3.3
  • Joomla groups can be used as recipient groups and for the rights management for sending/receiving (Joomla 2.5 and later)
  • Welcome/goodbye messages can also be send out when adding recipients in the backend
  • Aborted mail sending processes (due too many send errors) can be restarted or remaining recipients can be removed from send queue
  • Entering the user data (name and email) of the logged in user for the subscriber forms can be disabled or even enforced
  • New text variables: list email address and list administrator email address
  • Integrated subscriber interface for 3rd party / non-Joomla sites
  • Added support for Joomla's ACL/permissions to restrict component backend access, global configuration, list management and list creation
  • Joomla 1.6 and 1.7 are not supported anymore, Joomla 1.5 is still supported
  • Business Edition: Digest mode added (messages can be received as daily/weekly/monthly digests)
  • Ultimate Edition: Option to archive a digest daily to a Joomla article
  • Ultimate Edition: Option to move the emails to an offline archive after 30-365 days to clean up the live database on large/busy installations

Improvements

  • When user deletes entries a confirm dialog is shown first
  • Mail sending performance optimizations
  • Copy-to-sender-functionality does also work when sender is not among the recipients
  • User data source (Mailster or Joomla) is shown in the dialogs for adding users to groups and lists
  • The Email Forwarder plugin can be disabled by putting a file "no_mst_plg_exec.txt" or "no_mst_plg_exec" into the directory [joomla]/administrator/components/com_mailster
  • Essential Edition: The custom notifications contain the source address of the mailing list emails
  • Essential Edition: The custom notifications contain the text content of the blocked emails
  • Business Edition: The Community Builder bridge synchronization can be initialized to have a clean start
  • Business Edition: The Community Builder bridge also works with single dropdown and radio button fields
  • Business Edition: The Community Builder bridge synchronization with state changes works for "confirm" by user (by link in registration email)
  • Business Edition: The content title on the page can be changed better with the menu parameters

Fixes

  • Sender header is set correctly to the mailing list's email address
  • Avoid duplicate messages in CC-addressing mode
  • Fixing Database compatibility issues in Joomla 3.1 and later preventing subscribe/unsubscribe confirmation links to work
  • All send report entries are recorded in the database
  • Convert to plain text functionality is fixed
  • Mail view in front- and backend is fixed
  • Non-UTF-8 charsets are correctly parsed
  • Blocked emails do not show up in the frontend archives (threads view)
  • Message parts are not hidden through wrong attachment of a file named "mst_no_filename"
  • Pagination works in frontend in Joomla 3.3+
  • Mailing list duplication works in Joomla 3.2+
  • Fixed Javascript incompatibility with other 3rd party components in the backend
  • Fixed extension of Joomla's user profile through the profile plugin in Joomla 3.0 and later
  • Profile plugin works in Joomla 3.2+
  • Avoid fatal errors in plugins when component is removed
  • Secure log files from being accessed from the outside
  • Search plugin returns correct results
  • Search plugin does not return a false result when having no search matches
  • Search plugin does not include bounced/blocked mails
  • "Sender blocked" notifications do not cause mail loop of emails from and back to mailing list
  • Fixed rare occurrences of mail loops when a mail server filters out Mailster-specific headers
  • Bounces are recognized more reliable
  • Bounces content is stored more reliable
  • Catch exceptions caused by empty HTML messages to be converted to plain text
  • No blank lines are added in front of forwarded emails when no custom header is defined
  • Remote Javascript library is loaded with secure connection when SSL is enabled to avoid mixed content loading error
  • Log messages do not show as system messages in front- and backend
  • Text variables are also replaced in not well-formed HTML messages
  • Corrected issue making the German translation unavailable
  • Various other Language fixes

 

0.4.0 - Major Feature Release (18.08.2013)

Features

  • Pro edition: Front-end mail archive (threads and chronological view, search for mails/attachmens, site search integration)
  • Pro edition: Community Builder integration/bridge plugin
  • Compatibility with Joomla 3.0 and 3.1 (This version is still compatible to Joomla 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 and 2.5 as well)
  • Italian translation added

Improvements

  • Blocked/bounced mail view available in free edition as well
  • GUI enhancements (filter recipients lists)
  • Complete mail queue can be cleared
  • Performance optimizations
  • Languages now included: EN, DE, FR, DK, SI, JP and IT

Fixes

  • PDF files are not hidden due to wrong content disposition when send from Mac-ish email clients
  • TO/CC/BCC recipients are correctly recorded in the send reports
  • Fixed multiple PHP Notices occurrences
  • Profile plugin is not dependent on other Mailster plugins
  • Content plugin does not produce a PHP warning

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