Changelog

Better Preview
6.5.0 14 July 2021

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with incorrect update urls on plugins
  • Fixes issue with update site being saved incorrectly
Changed
  • Changes code in minified javascript files to not use eval
  • Cleans up code
  • Improves dealing with Joomla 3 code (disabling plugins) after upgrading to Joomla 4
  • Improves syntax (and file size) of css and minified css files
  • Increases minimum php version to 7.2.0

Better Preview
6.4.0 23 February 2021

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with session check failing when using shared sessions
Removed
  • Removes option for custom editor button icon

Better Preview
6.3.4 30 January 2021

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with php error about Preview class not found

Better Preview
6.3.3 14 September 2020

Changed
  • More preparations for Joomla 4 (in)compatibility

Better Preview
6.3.2 19 August 2020

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with php notice about too few arguments passed to function onContentPrepare

Better Preview
6.3.1 17 August 2020

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with preview not being generated correctly on all article pages

Better Preview
6.3.0 17 August 2020

Added
  • Adds extra css class to editor buttons which can be used for custom styling
Changed
  • Preparations for Joomla 4 (in)compatibility
  • Updates translations: fr-FR, tr-TR

Better Preview
6.2.4 12 February 2020

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with menu items to single articles not getting recognized

Better Preview
6.2.3 02 January 2020

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with Purge button in settings not working
  • Fixes issue with php notice about array to string conversion on certain AcyMailing pages
  • Fixes issue with php notice about array to string conversion on certain HikaShop pages
  • Fixes issue with some options hiding when they shouldn't
  • Fixes typo in a language string
Added
  • Adds translations: zh-CN
Changed
  • Changes minimum requirement from Joomla 3.8.0 to Joomla 3.9.0
  • Improves visual display of some settings
  • PRO Improves collection of SEF urls

Better Preview
6.2.2 13 February 2019

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with fatal error concerning DB::prepareValue having too few arguments

Better Preview
6.2.1 13 February 2019

Fixed
  • PRO Fixes issue with Zoo items with future publish date throwing an error in preview window
Changed
  • Updates translations: et-EE

Better Preview
6.2.0 07 December 2018

Changed
  • Changes use of RL toggler scripts to use Joomla core showon scripts
  • Improves action on "Open Categories as" setting
  • Improves way Regular Labs Library scripts and styles are loaded on admin side
  • Refactors some code
  • Updates translations: fr-FR, tr-TR

Better Preview
6.1.4 04 October 2018

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with page breaking on menu items with no query in the menu url
Changed
  • Changes minimum requirement from Joomla 3.7.0 to Joomla 3.8.0

Better Preview
6.1.3 22 September 2018

Fixed
  • FREE Fixes issue with error about RegularLabs\Library\Image not found not found when using other Regular Labs Pro extension

Better Preview
6.1.2 21 September 2018

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with Itemid always getting overridden in the url when a default is set in the Better Preview settings
Changed
  • Improves matching of menu ids
  • Rearranges plugin options
  • Sets default setting for Default Menu Item to 'None'
  • Updates translations: tr-TR

Better Preview
6.1.1 17 July 2018

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with status link not getting converted

Better Preview
6.1.0 14 February 2018

Fixed
  • Fixes some javascript issues in admin side on Joomla 3.7.0
Added
  • Adds translations: nb-NO
Changed
  • Changes minimum requirement from Joomla 3.6.0 to Joomla 3.7.0

Better Preview
6.0.6 08 December 2017

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with potential fatal error about Regex class not found
Changed
  • Updates translations: ru-RU, sv-SE

Better Preview
6.0.5 20 October 2017

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with preview button not using correct active menu item in some cases
Changed
  • Allows users without core edit permissions to use the preview button
  • Updates translations: bg-BG, da-DK, tr-TR

Better Preview
6.0.4 08 September 2017

Added
  • PRO Fixes issue with Joomla updater not seeing new Pro versions after upgrading from Free to Pro

Better Preview
6.0.3 03 August 2017

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with created by name not getting updated in preview when changing created by user

Better Preview
6.0.2 29 July 2017

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with error about undefined publish_down in some situations
  • Fixes issue with mysql error concerning incorrect dates
  • Fixes issue with session check failing when using shared sessions
Changed
  • Changes main icon
  • Improves the way the system plugin methods gets called
  • Updates translations: cs-CZ, et-EE, id-ID, it-IT, nl-NL, sv-SE

Better Preview
6.0.1 19 May 2017

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with link not opening the sef url
  • Fixes styling issue in Joomla 3.7

Better Preview
6.0.0 16 February 2017

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with Better Preview dropdown not showing
  • Fixes issue with Regular Labs Library plugin causing slowness in administrator when 'Show Help Menu Item' is enabled
  • Fixes issue with preview popup always showing something has changed when it hasn't
  • PRO Fixes issue with updates via core installer sometimes failing
Changed
  • Changes minimum requirement from Joomla 3.4.1 to Joomla 3.6.0
  • Changes minimum requirement from php 5.3.13 to php 5.4
  • Completely recoded the extension and Regular Labs Library (now using namespaces)
  • Updates translations: id-ID, uk-UA

Better Preview
5.2.3 28 November 2016

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with javascript issues some other 3rd party extensions get when doing funky stuff with jquery
  • Fixes issues with page breaking when Regular Labs Library folder is missing
Changed
  • Updates translations: de-DE

Better Preview
5.2.2 26 October 2016

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with preview popup opening too narrow

Better Preview
5.2.1 04 October 2016

Fixed
  • PRO Fixes issue with support for K2 and Zoo not working anymore

Better Preview
5.2.0 30 September 2016

Added
  • Adds ability to disable Better Preview entirely on selected components
  • Adds ability to set a fixed width for the preview popup window
Changed
  • Fixes issue with sql errors when using CW Multicategories
  • Updates translations: tr-TR

Better Preview
5.1.2 07 August 2016

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with error when default menu item cannot be found

Better Preview
5.1.1 02 August 2016

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with missing language strings
  • Fixes issue with unpublished articles not loading in preview
Changed
  • Updates translations: ru-RU

Better Preview
5.1.0 11 June 2016

Added
  • Adds option to set a different default menu item in the urls
  • Adds translations: tr-TR

Better Preview
5.0.1 22 April 2016

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with errors about duplicate entries

Better Preview
5.0.0 16 April 2016

Changed
  • Moves from NoNumber to Regular Labs branding

Better Preview
4.1.4 30 March 2016

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with single quotes being displayed as \' on some setups
Changed
  • Adds version number to own css/js files
  • Updates some HTML syntax
  • Updates translations: hu-HU

Better Preview
4.1.3 28 January 2016

Fixed
  • Fixes issues with Joomla 3.5 and php7 compatibility
Changed
  • Updates translations: pl-PL

Better Preview
4.1.2 19 December 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with wrong language being used on some multilingual setups

Better Preview
4.1.1 03 November 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with fatal error about undefined function utf8_strtolower

Better Preview
4.1.0 31 October 2015

Added
  • Adds ability to purge the components cache before rendering the preview
Changed
  • Updates translations: ja-JP, uk-UA

Better Preview
4.0.3 14 August 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with pages breaking when querying extra urls

Better Preview
4.0.2 07 August 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with uninstallation getting into a loop
  • Fixes issue with upgrading not working

Better Preview
4.0.1 01 August 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with necessary tables not being created on installation

Better Preview
4.0.0 31 July 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with articles without a (parent) menu item using home Itemid
  • PRO Fixes issue with error about creating default object from empty value on Zoo item previews
Changed
  • Changes minimum requirement to Joomla version 3.4.1
  • Recodes the installer
Removed
  • J2.5 Removes Joomla 2.5 support

Better Preview
3.4.3 08 June 2015

Fixed
  • PRO Fixes issue with previews in zoo items/categories giving 404s
Changed
  • Updates translations: uk-UA

Better Preview
3.4.2 03 April 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with error about undefined property $home
  • J2.5 Fixes issue with errors after upgrade to Joomla 3
  • J3 Fixes issue with wrong positioning of Better Preview dropdown menu
Changed
  • Updates translations: el-GR

Better Preview
3.4.1 03 March 2015

Fixed
  • J3.4 Fixes issue with editor plugin showing in Extension Manager > Discover

Better Preview
3.4.0 23 February 2015

Fixed
  • PRO Fixes issue with fatal error on Zoo item preview if there is a corresponding menu item
Added
  • J3PRO Adds support for Form2Content (article)
Changed
  • J3 Changes purge SEF URLs button to work with ajax

Better Preview
3.3.3 08 January 2015

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with Free version being able to be installed over the Pro version
  • Fixes issue with error about nnFile on installation on some setups
  • PRO Fixes issues with duplicate rows in update_sites table
Changed
  • Updates translations: pl-PL
Removed
  • Removes compatibility for php versions under 5.3.13
  • J3 Removes compatibility for Joomla 3 versions under 3.3.0

Better Preview
3.3.2 01 October 2014

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with errors on jDownloads file manager view

Better Preview
3.3.1 26 August 2014

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with certain menu item edit pages breaking
  • Fixes issue with links and preview being broken when using non-default languages
  • Fixes issue with links not being taken from menu for general not specifically supported components
  • Fixes issue with preview button not showing correct page in some cases
Changed
  • Refactors more code

Better Preview
3.3.0 15 August 2014

Fixed
  • J2.5 Fixes issue with errors after upgrade to Joomla 3
  • J3 Fixes issue with editor button not showing on some setups
Added
  • Adds ability to select whether to add the default menu item id to the url
Changed
  • Refactors code
  • Updates translations: id-ID, lt-LT, pt-BR
Removed
  • J3 Removes compatibility for Joomla 3 versions under 3.2.2

Better Preview
3.2.3 14 May 2014

Fixed
  • PRO Fixes issue with links to language specific Zoo pages (using ZOOlingual) not showing correct data
Added
  • Adds translations: id-ID

Better Preview
3.2.2 05 April 2014

Fixed
  • PRO Fixes issue with previews in zoo items/categories giving 404s
  • J3 Fixes issue with undefined variable $text in editor button

Better Preview
3.2.1 27 February 2014

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with button text 'Preview' not being translated
  • Fixes issue with category preview not working
  • Fixes issue with links and preview being broken when using non-default languages
Added
  • Adds translations: hu-HU

Better Preview
3.2.0 24 January 2014

Fixed
  • Fixes article hits incrementing on preview
  • Fixes issue with 404 on items with publish up date in future
  • Fixes issue with purge SEF URL index not working
  • Fixes issue with sef urls of special access items not being correct
  • PRO Fixes issue with preview of unpublished K2 items not working
Added
  • PRO Adds support for Zoo (item, category)
Changed
  • Cleans up some code (syntax)

Better Preview
3.1.5 21 January 2014

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with 404 on some unpublished items

Better Preview
3.1.4 17 January 2014

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with invalid tokens when there are more than 1 user sessions in the database
  • Fixes issue with some missing language strings in some occasions
  • J2.5 Fixes issue with submenu not hiding on touchscreens

Better Preview
3.1.3 21 November 2013

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with home icon showing on some non-home view site links
  • J3.1 Fixes issue with error about undefined method JHtml::tooltipText

Better Preview
3.1.2 18 November 2013

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with editor button on frontend showing and causing issues

Better Preview
3.1.1 17 November 2013

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with SEF urls not being generated
  • Fixes issue with view site links not being correct on some setups
  • J3 Fixes issue with SEF URL index timeout not working

Better Preview
3.1.0 16 November 2013

Fixed
  • Fixes installation error about duplicate entry on some MySQL 5.6 setups
  • Fixes issue with view site links pointing to admin side on some setups
  • J3.2 Fixes Joomla 3.2 compatibility issues
Added
  • Adds option to purge SEF URL index via system plugin settings
  • Adds option to set SEF URL index timeout

Better Preview
3.0.2 07 November 2013

Fixed
  • J3.2 Fixes Joomla 3.2 compatibility issues
Added
  • Adds translations: nl-NL

Better Preview
3.0.1 03 November 2013

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with icons not working

Better Preview
3.0.0 31 October 2013

Added
  • Adds translations: es-ES
  • J3 Adds Joomla 3 support
Changed
  • Completely recoded with new and different functionality and features
Removed
  • J1.5 Removes Joomla 1.5 support

Better Preview
2.2.3 24 April 2013

Fixed
  • J2.5 Fixes issue with errors on edit pages of categoriew that have no menu item
Added
  • J2.5 Adds less files for generating css files
Changed
  • Cleans up some code (syntax)
  • Updates translations: fa-IR, pl-PL
  • J2.5 Minifies css and js files
Removed
  • J1.5 LAST VERSION COMPATIBLE WITH JOOMLA 1.5

Better Preview
2.2.2 02 January 2013

Fixed
  • J2.5 Fixes issue with clipboard script not loading

Better Preview
2.2.1 29 December 2012

Fixed
  • J2.5 Fixes error about XML setup file on first install
Changed
  • Updates translations: pl-PL

Better Preview
2.2.0 22 December 2012

Fixed
  • J2.5 Fixes issue with menu of article category not being found for Itemid match
Changed
  • J2.5 Cleans up code
  • J2.5 Moves media files to Joomla media folder

Better Preview
2.1.5 20 September 2012

Fixed
  • J1.5 Fixes issue with database error during installation
Added
  • Adds translations: da-DK
Changed
  • Updates ZeroClipboard script to v1.0.8

Better Preview
2.1.4 06 August 2012

Changed
  • Cleans a lot of code
  • Updates translations: nl-NL
Removed
  • Removes ability to install on Joomla 1.6 and 1.7
  • Removes ability to install on setups with php 5.2 or lower

Better Preview
2.1.3 09 May 2012

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with installation failing (conflicted-copy)

Better Preview
2.1.2 09 May 2012

Fixed
  • J1.5 Fixes issue with javascript error on large preview button for certain languages

Better Preview
2.1.1 07 May 2012

Fixed
  • FREE Fixes issue with PHP notice about undefined property show_copy_icon

Better Preview
2.1.0 01 May 2012

Added
  • Adds translations: et-EE, zh-TW
Changed
  • Increases page load speed by changing how xml files are loaded

Better Preview
2.0.1 10 April 2012

Fixed
  • SECURITY FIX: Fixes URL injection vulnerability in NoNumber Framework

Better Preview
2.0.0 07 April 2012

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with installer not removing the folder/zip from the tmp
Added
  • Adds translations: cs-CZ
Changed
  • Changes some language strings
  • Cleans up code syntax
  • Now available as Pro and Free version

Better Preview
1.11.3 23 December 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with assignment options not showing on mootools 1.2+ setups

Better Preview
1.11.2 21 December 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with styling of the admin status module
Changed
  • Updates translations: fr-FR

Better Preview
1.11.1 05 December 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with core search pages not working because of NoNumber Framework
  • J1.7 Fixes issue with missing system plugin
Changed
  • Removes core View Site link

Better Preview
1.11.0 02 December 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with php warning about open_as_list
  • J1.5 Fixes issue with article preview button not being changed to Better Preview
Added
  • Joomla 1.7 compatible!
Changed
  • Cleans code syntax (no longer guaranteed support for php 5.2.x and lower)

Better Preview
1.10.1 17 October 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes SECURITY issue in NoNumber Framework plugin
Added
  • Adds translations: pl-PL

Better Preview
1.10.0 08 October 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with JEventHandler error on some setups
  • Fixes issue with non-translated strings showing on non-English setups
Changed
  • Cleans up some code (like no more use of DS)
  • Improves installer
  • Moves translation language files to main package (no more language packs)

Better Preview
1.9.0 16 September 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes some minor styling issues
Changed
  • Changes NoNumber Elements plugin to NoNumber Framework
  • Moves common language strings to NoNumber Framework files

Better Preview
1.8.3 29 March 2011

Fixed
  • Fixes some issues with tooltips
Changed
  • Changes language files to be J1.6 ready

Better Preview
1.8.2 10 February 2011

Changed
  • Changes extension icon / logo

Better Preview
1.8.1 11 December 2010

Fixed
  • Cleans up some code
  • Fixes issues with document being called to early
  • Fixes some issues with loading of language strings

Better Preview
1.8.0 25 November 2010

Added
  • Adds checks to see if NoNumber Elements plugin is installed/enabled
Changed
  • Fixes and updated all language strings

Better Preview
1.7.1 16 November 2010

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with links to categories not working properly

Better Preview
1.7.0 24 July 2010

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with special characters
Changed
  • A lot of code cleaning
  • Changes way version and license information are displayed (now via ajax)
  • Changes way versions and licenses are checked (no more base64)
  • Improves article preview
  • Moves main functionality to admin module (instead of plugin)

Better Preview
1.6.2 23 June 2010

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with code looping, causing page timeouts

Better Preview
1.6.1 22 June 2010

Added
  • Adds popup message when content preview is opened in new tab
Changed
  • Improves article preview for all editors
  • Improves code (=faster)

Better Preview
1.6.0 17 February 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with error about redeclaring clone function on php 4
  • Fixes issue with tooltip not displaying properly on all pages
Added
  • Adds AdminPraise 2 support
  • Adds JoomFish support (for menu items/articles/categories/sections)
  • Adds option to open sections/categories by list or blog by default

Better Preview
1.5.2 10 February 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with errors about registry for php 5.0.5
Added
  • Changes the big article preview link to handle plugins over content

Better Preview
1.5.1 09 February 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with deprecated syntax for php 5.3+
  • Fixes location of Joomla! DTD files
Changed
  • Changes the License Code check (now controlled by the License Manager)

Better Preview
1.5.0 19 January 2010

Added
  • Adds Commercial License Code support
Changed
  • Moves elements to seperate global plugin (also used by other extensions)

Better Preview
1.4.2 17 December 2009

Added
  • Adds support for APLite admin template

Better Preview
1.4.1 21 November 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with link not opening in new window

Better Preview
1.4.0 20 November 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with titles with quotes messing up the tooltip
Added
  • Adds option to hide link text
Changed
  • Changes file encoding to UTF-8
  • Changes name from 'BetterPreview' to 'Better Preview' (space)
  • Moves classes to helper file

Better Preview
1.3.3 05 August 2009

Added
  • Adds option to set the homepage file
Changed
  • Enhances feature when no components are selected

Better Preview
1.3.2 13 July 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issues with php4 incompatibility (MBCS warning)
Changed
  • Changes sliding toggle option (in admin settings) to work better in IE8

Better Preview
1.3.1 03 July 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with invalid query for categories
  • Fixes issue with minor error in version check
  • Fixes issue with undefined function error on disabled components
Added
  • Adds 'preview' when no components are selected
Changed
  • Changes description in tooltip (added page title, etc)

Better Preview
1.3.0 26 May 2009

Added
  • Adds option to turn of the BetterPreview icon
  • Adds support for JoomSuite Resource Content items
Changed
  • Made the note a little easier to understand
  • Recodes some stuff to make it more logical and lighter

Better Preview
1.2.2 17 May 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with components element conflicting with other extensions (Sourcerer)
  • Fixes issue with frontend hanging in IE7

Better Preview
1.2.1 07 May 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with mootools javascript error
  • Fixes issue with tooltip jumping (resizing)

Better Preview
1.2.0 02 May 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with cached selected categories/sections in list view
  • Fixes issue with unpublished articles/categories/sections
Added
  • Adds Copy to Clipboard icon (and option to turn it off)
  • Adds Tooltip with extra link info (and option to turn it off)
Changed
  • Changes components list to show all the components available in both admin and frontend

Better Preview
1.1.0 20 April 2009

Fixed
  • Fixes typo in html output of component list
  • Made url xhtml compatible (attribute-encoded)
Changed
  • Changes code a bit to make it lighter
  • Changes different administrator elements
  • Changes installation procedure (automatic installer/updater)
  • Changes preview icon in toolbar
  • Changes update check
Removed
  • Removes update icon in administrator toolbar

Better Preview
1.0.3 10 December 2008

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with Fatal error: Class 'BetterPreviewVersionCheck' not found

Better Preview
1.0.2 08 November 2008

Fixed
  • Fixes issue with article links not always matching correctly
Changed
  • Changes update check

Better Preview
1.0.1 26 September 2008

Changed
  • Changes update check
Removed
  • Removes redundant checks for components

Better Preview
1.0.0 17 September 2008

Added
  • First release