Free v3.8.1 with optimizations for WordPress 3.8 and bugfixes is available

Free v3.8.1 optimizes the backend for the upcoming WordPress 3.8 release and adds also focuses on improving usability.

For even more features and optimizations (see the comparision page), please use the integrated pro upgrader to start a free 30-day-trial of Leaflet Maps Marker Pro.

Pro v1.5.1 has also been released today with the following highlight:

  • upgrade to leaflet.js v0.7.1 with 7 bugfixes (detailed changelog)
  • duplicate marker feature
  • lots of other bugfixes and optimizations

If you want to keep up to date with the latest Maps Marker development, please follow @MapsMarker on twitter (= most current updates), on FacebookGoogle+ or subscribe to news via RSS or via RSS/email.

Changes & optimizations

  • optimized backend pages for WordPress 3.8/MP6 theme (re-added separator lines, reduce white space usage)
  • geocoding for MapsMarker API requests: if Google Maps API returns error OVER_QUERY_LIMIT, wait 1.5sec and try again once
  • removed link from main admin bar menu entry (“Maps Marker”) for better usability on mobile devices
  • hardened SQL statements needed for fullscreen maps by additionally using prepared-statements
  • optimized pro upgrade page (no more jquery accordion needed)

Bugfixes

  • broken terms of service and feedback links on Google marker maps

Translations updates

Thanks to many motivated contributors, this release comes with the following translation updates:

Updated translations

If you want to contribute to translations (Thai would be great 😉 ), please visit http://translate.mapsmarker.com/projects/lmm for more information. Please note that translators are also compensated for their contribution – for example if a translation is finished less than 50%, the translator gets a free 25 licenses pack worth  €199 as a compensation for completing the translation to 100%.

Outlook – my plans for the next release

Please see the roadmap for a rough schedule for planned features of the pro version and please subscribe to this blog (via RSS or Email) or follow @MapsMarker on twitter (= most current updates) if you want to stay up to date with the latest development news.

Full changelog

upgrade to leaflet.js v0.7.1 with 7 bugfixes (detailed changelog)
duplicate marker features
optimized backend pages for WordPress 3.8/MP6 theme (re-added separator lines, reduce white space usage)
geocoding for MapsMarker API requests: if Google Maps API returns error OVER_QUERY_LIMIT, wait 1.5sec and try again once
removed link from main admin bar menu entry (“Maps Marker”) for better usability on mobile devices
hardened SQL statements needed for fullscreen maps by additionally using prepared-statements
optimized pro upgrade page (no more jquery accordion needed)
broken terms of service and feedback links on Google marker maps
Translation updates
In case you want to help with translations, please visit the web-based translation plattform
updated Chinese translation thanks to John Shen, http://www.synyan.net and ck
updated Dutch translation thanks to Patrick Ruers, http://www.stationskwartiersittard.nl
updated German translation
updated Indonesian translation thanks to Andy Aditya Sastrawikarta and Emir Hartato, http://whateverisaid.wordpress.com
updated Italian translation thanks to Luca Barbetti, http://twitter.com/okibone

show previous changelogs

How to download / update 

The easiest way to update is to use the WordPress update process: login with an user who has admin privileges, navigate to Dashboard / Updates, select plugins to update and press the button “Update Plugins”. Alternatively you can also download the current version here, unzip the package and overwrite the plugin´s files on your webserver.

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