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v3.6.3 - September 23, 2020
New feature: Check voucher balance. Insert the form in a page using shortcode [check_voucher_balance]
Strip slashes from text when processing via the new Voucher Generator page.
v3.6.2 - September 15, 2020
Allow voucher/coupon amount to be detected automatically based on product price when the type is set to any regular WC coupon type.
Added filter to give control over the QR code image: "ignitewoo_gift_certs_get_qr_code_url"
Added filter to allow altering the short product description when that field is included in a voucher template: "ignitewoo_gift_certs_voucher_product_short_desc"
3.6.1 - August 24, 2020
Adjust menu code to avoid removing menu items in WC 4.x
3.6 - August 21, 2020
Added a new Voucher Generate page to manually create vouchers
Added a new mode setting for help with PayPal payments when a vouchers is used in the order
Ensure JS and CSS does not use http or https prefix to enqueue, this way loading respects the site's actual protocol
Updated JS to remove reliance on jQuery Migrate
Update the report to use HTML5 for copy/print/csv/excel/pdf features
v3.5.55 - June 17, 2020
Added new feature to disable emailing vouchers on a per-product basis
Added new feature to download voucher PDF from within an order
Added new setting to allow placement of checkout form fields before billing fields
Adjust code used related to custom voucher codes to ensure email is sent to admins when the count is less than 10 remaining codes
Changed default PDF field font to DejaVu
Change recipient PDF field behavior: If no recipient provided then do not print buyer's name as recipient
v3.5.54 - March 25, 2020
Ensure that "usage_count" is set to 0 when generating a new voucher coupon, helps with WC 3.9+
Switched from external barcode library to the barcode library in TCPDF
v3.5.53 - March 10, 2020
Updated the "low voucher code" email notification to include where the codes are configured (product or globally)
Do not debit voucher when an order status reaches "pending" payment, in case the payment attempt fails credits will still be available
v3.5.52 - December 31, 2019
Ensure that bulk order status changes work when this plugin is enabled
v3.5.51 - December 17, 2019
Ensure product exclusion settings save properly
Ensure that the shopper's template selection is used even if they do not specify a receiver
Add an option to completely disable showing the extra form fields at checkout
Ensure $product object exists before attempting to process via handle_vouchers()
v3.5.50 - November 14, 2019
Ensure select box width is minimum of 50% for the product gift cert category settings
v3.5.49 - November 5, 2019
Attempt to remove all emojis from gift cert message to recipient
Ensure "$coupon" variable is a WC_Coupon and not just a WP post when loading gift cert settings for a product
Ensure expiration date is handled, if available, either via the product's gift cert settings, the coupon's expiry date, or the voucher's "days to expiry" setting
Ensure a PDF voucher is generated and sent when an order is created manually in the admin area, use the first voucher template defined in the product settings
Increased minimum version requirement to WC 2.6.x
Updated TCPDF for PHP 7.3.x compatibility
Get the voucher expiration date from the newer date_expires field if expiry_date field is empty
Do not URL encode the QR code link when generating the QR code within the PDF file
Version 3.5.48 - August 1, 2019
When injecting a QR Code into the PDF, use the internal library to generate the image
Version 3.5.47 - July 9, 2019
Ensure the discount calculations triggered by the "calculate_totals" hook only run once per order
Ensure the field alignments for the voucher template fields are preserved as set in the editor
Switch to TCPDF from FPDF
Version 3.5.46 - April 26, 2019
Updated checkout page form to show coupon discount types
Updated Gift Certificate product settings to show current WC coupon types (which were changed in a previous version of WC)
Added "Maximum Spend" setting for coupons
Version 3.5.45 - March 11, 2019
Updated QR Code API with new API due to Google deprecating their QR Code API
Show a link to the Order ID when editing a gift cert/store credit coupon in the WP admin area
Version 3.5.44 - January 23, 2019
Removed called to utf8_decode() in the textarea fields so that non-latin characters render properly
Version 3.5.43 - April 30, 2018
Adjusted hook priority to 100 for "woocommerce_after_calculate_totals" to make it run later. This helps on sites where the discount amount was not appearing in the cart.
Version 3.5.42 - April 6, 2018
Added a 'ignite_gift_cert_sender' filter to allow the gift cert buyer/sender string to be changed.
Version 3.5.41 - February 20, 2018
Moved the automatic deletion of vouchers with no remaining balance to an hourly cron job to avoid timing problems when placing orders on some sites.
Version 3.5.40 - December 20, 2017
Changed the script queue slug for prettyPhoto to prevent other plugins and themes from dequeuing it, it is required on the checkout page when a gift cert is in the cart
Version 3.5.39 - August 23, 2017
Round prices before comparing so that sites that use more an 2 decimal places compare correctly.
ersion 3.5.38 - August 23, 2017
Ensure wc_get_coupon_code_by_id() is not used unless the site is using WooCommerce 3.0 or newer
Version 3.5.37 - August 23, 2017
Adjusted value checking for adjustable amount gift cert products when using EU style currency decimal and separators
Adjusted the do_action call for coupon settings to pass the ID and coupon object
Updated product search box for newer version of Select2
Version 3.5.36 - August 2, 2017
Updated the ign-compat functions to be in snyc with IgniteWoo's Wholesale Pro Suite software
Version 3.5.35 - June 30, 2017
Tweaks to address further changes in WooCommerce 3.x
Version 3.5.34 - June 21, 2017
Added new settings to allow admin to select where the recipients form appears on the checkout page
Version 3.5.33 - June 21, 2017
Prevent the DataTables JS from running unless the Gift Certs Reports page is being viewed
Version 3.5.32 - May 10, 2017
Adjusted report script loading and report processing
Version 3.5.31 - May 1, 2017
Adjust JS code for resending vouchers
Re-instate the gift certificate metabox on the order details page
Version 3.5.30 - April 12, 2017
Updated reports for WooCommerce 3.x
Version 3.5.29 - April 5, 2017
WooCommerce 3.0 compatibility
Version 3.5.28 - December 20, 2016
Replaced substr() with strpos() in the voucher generator class
Version 3.5.27 - December 17, 2016
Updated the scripts base URL to handle sites that use SSL in the admin area
New Feature: Added voucher resend buttons to the order details
Version 3.5.26 - August 23, 2016
Replaced deprecated shop order status query vars
Version 3.5.25 - July 29, 2016
Updated text translations in for the "suggested price" text fields from the settings
Version 3.5.24 - July 20, 2016
Added hidden input field to disable popup from "Added to Cart" when the "YI" plugin is in use on a site and the Gift Certs plugin is set to allow shoppers to set their own voucher amount.
Version 3.5.23 - May 5, 2016
Removed duplicate variable declaration
Version 3.5.22 - February 21, 2016
Suppress harmless warning messages
Adjusted processing for the new product setting added in v3.5.21
Version 3.5.21 - January 29, 2016
Added new product setting to add tax to the issued voucher amount when the buyer sets their own amount for a gift cert
Version 3.5.20 - January 12, 2016
Updated core processing of gift cert data from checkout to better address new product setting added in v3.5.19
Version 3.5.19 - January 11, 2016
Added new product setting to help sell a product at one price and issue a voucher at a different price
Version 3.5.18 - December 22, 2015
Removed fee test code
Version 3.5.17 - December 22, 2015
Updated to ensure gift certs usage calcuations take into consideration any fees added to the cart
Version 3.5.16 - December 17, 2015
Updated manual PDF generation to include voucher expiration date if that field is included in the voucher template
Version 3.5.15 - December 15, 2015
Updated product settings to allow more than one product to be selected for inclusion and exclusion validity
Version 3.5.14 - December 13, 2015
Ensure QR code links to the coupon when an admin manually generates a PDF voucher from the voucher template page
Version 3.5.13 - November 24, 2015
Fixed typo in the upgrader class
Version 3.5.12 - November 2, 2015
Added field setting to align text ( left, right, or center )
Added new "arbitrary text" field to easily insert text into a voucher
Version 3.5.11 - October 29, 2015
Udpate to allow use of European style thousand and decimal separators when shoppers can set their own gift certificate price
Version 3.5.10 - October 22, 2015
Added ability for gift certificates to be applied to the cart when other coupons with "individual use" is turned on
Version 3.5.9 - September 22, 2015
Remove deprecated variable reference
Version 3.5.8 - September 10, 2015
Updated hooks for WooCommerce 2.3.x and newer
Version 3.5.7 - July 3, 2015
Check for empty meta values when creating a voucher coupon
Version 3.5.6 - June 15, 2015
Tweaked CSS for product edit screen
Version 3.5.5 - June 12, 2015
General code refactoring
Moved product related settings
Version 3.5.4 - May 4, 2015
Replace deprecated functions
Version 3.5.3 - April 26, 2015
Ensure coupons are emailed to recipients if recipients are specified by the shopper.
NEW - all coupon type emails include a PDF if that feature is enabled for the product.
Version 3.5.2 - February 18, 2015
Fixed backward compatibility with WooCommerce 2.2 and earlier
Version 3.5.1 - February 12, 2015
Added Thai language character for PDF vouchers
Version 3.5 - February 3, 2015
WooCommerce 2.3 compatibility
Modified hook used to calculate totals since WooCommerce 2.3 and new no longer allow a coupon setting to indicate whether a coupon is applied before or after tax, thus now Gift Certificates Pro always applies the gift certificate AFTER taxes, shipping etc.
Version 3.4.7 - January 7, 2015
Updated gift certificate processing to ensure that the use of multiple certs in one order debits the cert balance correctly
Version 3.4.6 - November 24, 2014
Updated PDF generator subsystem for better QR Code handling
Updated QR Code handling for email message content when the code is set to link to the the coupon
Version 3.4.5 - November 20, 2014
Remove unnecessary debug code
Clarified the "Order Status Trigger" setting in the settings page and in the documentation
Version 3.4.4 - November 13, 2014
Added new mail header filter 'ignitewoo_voucher_email_headers' so that developers can add BCC headers, etc.
Version 3.4.3 - November 5, 2014
Update add call for QR code generation to ensure the necessary parameters are passed to the associated function
Added ability to generate a PDF Voucher when editing any voucher template
Version 3.4.2 - November 3, 2014
Updated settings detection for sending admin copy of gift certificates
Version 3.4.1 - October 28, 2014
Updated to obey field length limits for message and recipient data
Version 3.4 - September 18, 2014
WooCommerce 2.2 compatibility
Version 3.3.26 - August 14, 2014
Adjust value checking so that a voucher can be set to zero when editing an order
Version 3.3.25 - June 10, 2014
Fixed a typo
Version 3.3.24 June 9, 2014
Updated to support QR code link option for linking to order or coupon
Version 3.3.23 May 12, 2014
Tweak string vars for easier lang translations
Version 3.3.22 April 30, 2014
Updated voucher template to encode URLs for QR codes.
Version 3.3.21 April 24, 2014
Added new setting and feature to totaly disable sending vouchers via email
Version 3.3.20 April 16, 2014
Updated the HTML output for My Vouchers in the My Account page to format the date
Version 3.3.19 April 14, 2014
Updated the template for My Account to format the date
Version 3.3.18 April 8, 2014
Updated to support email address storage in WooCommerce 2.1.x.
Updated to support yet more changes in WooCommerce 2.1.x files.
Version 3.3.17 March 27, 2014
Added product short description to the list of available fields that can be inserted into a PDF voucher
Version 3.3.16 March 17, 2014
Added UTF-8 character support to gift certificate vouchers
Version 3.3.15 March 15, 2014
Fixed post type name in the new upater function
Version 3.3.14 March 14, 2014
Fixed query that updates codes to lower case
Version 3.3.13 March 14, 2014
Update all coupon codes to lower case. Fixes issued caused by changes in WooCommerce
Version 3.3.12 March 13, 2014
Added code to store product category selections when creating a gift cert
Version 3.3.11 February 20, 2014
Tweaked CSS for WooCommerce 2.1
Version 3.3.10 February 6, 2014
Tweak for Euro symbol handling
Version 3.3.9 January 20, 2014
WooCommerce 2.1 compatibility
Version 3.3.8 January 15, 2014
Added support for Euro currency symbol
Version 3.3.7 January 12, 2014
Added feature to allow custom codes to be used per-product
Version 3.3.6 December 15, 2013
Modified checkout template to show actual voucher value, not sale price
Version 3.3.5 December 15, 2013
Fixed update notice messages
Fixed condition where voucher may not always be attached to a message when only one voucher style is available.
Updated for WooCommerce 2.1 compatibility
Version 3.3.4 December 13, 2013
Changed hook priority for gift cert pricing when shopper can set their own amount
Version 3.3.3 December 13, 2013
Fixed permissions for accessing Voucher Templates
Version 3.3.2 December 12, 2013
Fixed template paths for templates loaded when shoppers can set their own Gift Cert price
Version 3.3.1 December 11, 2013
Fixed script and css paths for the reporting interface
Version 3.3 December 6, 2013
Added PDF attachment capabilities when selling gift certificates / store credits / vouchers
Added voucher codes and recipient info with the order item meta data so the codes can be seen when editing an order
Added ability to adjust voucher balances directly within the associated order
Added ability for customers to download their vouchers from their My Account page
Added support for barcodes in attached vouchers
Added support for using your own custom coupon codes
Added more variables for email templating
Version 3.2.2 November 26, 2013
Fixed condition where gift certs were not generated correctly in some instances when multiple items are in the cart.
Version 3.2.1 November 18, 2013
Fixed calculation error that happens when a gift cert / store credit is applied to the cart
Version 3.2 November 6, 2013
* NOTICE: When upgrading to v3.2 be sure to update the plugin settings and check for any necessary adjustments you need to make to any custom modifications for the plugin's template files!
Added data updater to ease future upgrades and feature integrations.
Modified plugin code and checkout form template so that one set of fields per gift certificate now appears on the checkout page.
Gift Certificates can now be emailed to multiple recipients using the multi-recipient forms during checkout.
Fixed discount calculation display to only show the amount of a cert being used
Fixed bug that happens when more than one cert is applied to an order - now only the used amount is deducted from each cert
Added template for My Account page that shows the customer's available gift certs / store credits / vouchers / coupons - and related data.
* NOTICE: when taxes are included in the price ( as opposed to having taxes separate from price ) and a buyer purchases more than one gift certificate, WooCommerce removes the tax from the line item total when recording the order. As a result, when the plugin calculates how much value to use when creating certificate it divides the line item total by the quantity and rounds the result to 2 decimal places. This may create conditions where a penny is added to a given gift certificate. For example: 7.895 rounds to 7.90.
Version 3.1.16 October 29, 2013
Moved gift cert checkout form HTML to a template file so it can be customized
Version 3.1.15 October 22, 2013
Fixed condition where deactivating WooCommerce causes this plugin to generate fatal errors.
Version 3.1.14 October 16, 2013
Removed coupon description field from Gift Cert / Store Credit configuration since it interferes with the product short description.
Add class checking to avoid fatal errors during upgrade of WooCommerce
Fixed condition where coupons might be generated more than once
Version 3.1.13 Sept 23, 2013
Fixed regression bug for multiple email headers
Version 3.1.12 Sept 23, 2013
New Feature: Automatically set expiration date for gift cert / store credit ( or coupons )
Version 3.1.11 Sept 23, 2013
Fixed script loading for data tables in reporting area - now only loads on the gift cert report page
Version 3.1.10 Sept 23, 2013
Fixed double email header for gift cert emails when order status is Processing
Strict Standards compatibility
Version 3.1.9 Sept 18, 2013
Fixed issue where email messages did not contain a header and footer when using a trigger of "Processing"
Fixed QR Code URL encoding
Version 3.1.8 Sept 13, 2013
Fixed issue with gift certs / store credit where shopper sets their own cert / credit amount. Generated vouchers were not considering item quantity as factored against line item total.
Version 3.1.7 Sept 13, 2013
Variable products get a gift cert / store credit amount of the "regular price" of the product. Simple products get an amount of whatever value is set for the coupon amount.
Fixed loop where if someone bought more than gift cert / store credit then each one may not always be created
Version 3.1.6 Sept 6, 2013
Added feature to turn off displaying voucher message on the product page - e.g. "This product comes with [...] "
Add feature to set which order status is used to determine when vouchers are issued. You can choose Processing or Completed.
Fixed variation ID detection
Version 3.1.5 Sept 6, 2013
Fixed file name for class include
Version 3.1.4 Sept 4, 2013
Changed init hook for reports
Version 3.1.3 August 30, 2013
Fixed gift cert voucher amount assigned to the coupon for proper processing when the buyer sets the amount.
Version 3.1.2 August 29, 2013
Fixed meta variable name
Version 3.1.1 August 15, 2013
Fixed PHP version difference issue that might cause older versions of PHP 5.x to generate 500 Internet Server Error
Version 3.1 August 14, 2013
Fixed voucher email voucher amount for gift certificates where the buyer sets the price.
Version 3.0 August 12, 2013
REQURIES WooCommerce 2.x or newer.
NEW: Admins can configure gift certificate products so that shoppers can set their own gift certificate amount when purchasing standalone gift certificates. This is ONLY meant to be used when selling gift certificates as products - e.g. this does not apply when you offer a free gift certificate as an add-on to a product.
NEW: The plugin now support selling gift certificates as variable products.
NEW: Removed phpqrcode generator code to improve QR code generation rely ability. Add new filter, "ignitewoo_gift_certs_qr_code_url", to intercept the QR code link URl for custom processing.
Version 2.4.3 July 25, 2013
Unhook strtolower filter than sometimes caused product titles to become all lower case.
Added test for post autosave to avoid draft products getting an incorrect title
Version 2.4.2 May 4, 2013
Added CSS to display Save Draft button on the product edit page since this is hidden by WooCommerce when displaying the coupons metabox.
Version 2.4.1 March 24, 2013
Added hooks to prevent WooCommerce from setting the post title to lowercase when a Gift Certificate product is being configured.
Version 2.4 March 8, 2013
Added support for WooCommerce 2.0
Version 2.3.5 - January 31, 2013
Fixed an issue where QR Code may not display in the gift certificate email delivered to the customer
Version 2.3.4 - January 31, 2013
Changed textdomain to "ignitewoo_gift_certs"
Version 2.3.3 - January 31, 2013
Updated to display permalink field when editing products - woocommerce removes it when the coupon box is displayed.
Version 2.3.2 - January 4, 2013
Updated to support automatic updates
Version 2.3.1 - December 19, 2012
- Fix for script loading issue that breaks JS in the WP admin area
Version 2.3 - December 14, 2012
- Revised the voucher_email.php template file to be more flexible.
**** If you have edited the template be sure to review the new template
contents before upgrading ****
- Added configuration page for adjusting many aspects of the email template.
Visit WooCommerce -> Settings -> Gift Certs to view the new settings
- Added support for QR Codes in the email templates.
When scanned, the QR Code takes an administrator to the related store order
in the WordPress admin panel. Regular users who scan the code cannot access
that area since they are not administrators.
- Added email template preview window, so admins can review what an email will
look like without having to place a test order. Preview window is located on the
new settings page.
- Added new reporting interface to quickly get a list of all codes / vouchers.
Visit WooCommerce -> Reports -> Gift Certs / Store Credits to generate a report.
Version 2.2.3 - December 12, 2012
- Fixed missing slash relating to gift cert template file
Version 2.2.2 - November 27, 2012
- Added feature to restrict gift cert/voucher use to the buyer of the voucher/gift cert
Version 2.2.1 - July 2012
- Fixed minor issue with "fixed cart" coupon type
Version 2.2 - July 2012
- Fixed missing div close
Version 2.1 - July 2012
- Initial public release
Version 2.0 - April 2012
- Made codes adjustments for various order status conditions
Version 1.0 - February 2012
Initial development and distributed for private use