Release notes

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog, and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.

[Unreleased]

  • no unreleased changes

[4.1.x]

[4.1.4] - 2022-08-03

Fixed

  • iframe detection failed in some cases
  • correct loading of custom iframe placeholder image

Changed

  • Custom iframe providers are now checked first, before integrated Youtube, Vimeo an DialyMotion providers

[4.1.3] - 2022-07-14

Fixed

  • corrected English language (thanks to Brian Teeman)
  • log download issues on Windows based servers
  • installer error on Joomla 3.x

Changed

  • Updated Open Cookie Database

[4.1.2] - 2022-06-21

Added

  • IFrame providers whitelist
  • automatic iframe whitelisting for iframes from same domain

Fixed

  • improved HTML attributes parsing for iframes to avoid empty iframes
  • Joomla 4.2 compatibility

[4.1.1] - 2022-06-17

Fixed

  • added protection against invalid HTML attributes, which could lead to site malfunction

[4.1.0] - 2022-06-17

Added

  • optional basic IFrame manager support (currently supports Vime, Youtube and DailyMotion out of box)
  • optional YouTube privacy-enhanced mode

Changed

  • Minimal Joomla version raised to 3.10

[4.0.x]

[4.0.2] - 2022-06-07

Added

  • n3t Multi Captcha cookie detection support

[4.0.1] - 2022-06-02

Changed

  • cosmetic changes to make JED happy :)

[4.0.0] - 2022-06-02

Added

  • warning in configuration to run 'Scan Cookies'
  • warning in administration when plugin is enabled and no cookies defined

Changed

  • new scanning mode. Frontend site now opened in iframe.
  • all colors in settings could be now entered in RGBA format (with transparency)
  • added Aria Label to settings trigger icon
  • improved boolean switch for Joomla 4 in configuration
  • updated Open Cookies Database

[4.0.0 RC]

[4.0.0 RC 6] - 2022-01-27

Added

  • native n3tDebug Panel (requires n3tDebug 4.1.0 and higher)
  • new secured 'Scan mode'
  • handling HTTP only cookies (set in PHP)
  • new 'System' category for hidden functional cookies

Changed

  • on cookie rejection clear cookies in JS

Fixed

  • correct consent date encoding for multiple domains
  • correct JS error when cookie domain entered
  • do not disable the plugin on component tmpl completely, just do not show trigger and dialog
  • disable automatic consent dialog on privacy page (trigger is displayed)

Removed

  • completely removed 'Collect Cookies' functionality

[4.0.0 RC 5] - 2022-01-26

Added

  • export consent log button
  • new 'Reload page on consent' option
  • new 'detection' cookie - enables detection of cookies with dots in name

Changed

  • updated Open Cookie Database
  • hide consent info block for users with older consent (prior to version 4.0.0 alpha 6) without consent date and ID
  • settings UI improvements
  • detect if there is tag, if not, do not render

Fixed

  • when collecting cookies, check for params max-length to avoid broken params in database

[4.0.0 RC 4] - 2022-01-23

Added

  • additional styling for Consent Dialog with tertiary button
  • allow to choose block for unknown cookies

Fixed

  • correct media version for n3tconsentmanager.js
  • corrected error introduced in RC 3 - functional block could not be displayed under some circumstances
  • revision message displayed only if there is revision

[4.0.0 RC 3] - 2022-01-22

Added

  • new default "Privacy policy" block
  • new default "Consent info" block

Changed

  • Trigger z-index defaults to higher value
  • consent script is loaded as deferred
  • language files are being loaded only when needed
  • settings UI improvements
  • GUID is generated by javascript now

[4.0.0 RC 2] - 2022-01-21

Added

  • trigger settings dialog just by adding n3tcc-settings class to a link / button
  • on Initialize and Loaded custom scripts
  • 'n3tcc-settings' CSS class support - simpler way to ad Settings link to Joomla menu

Changed

  • detect bots already on server

[4.0.0 RC 1] - 2022-01-18

Added

  • detection of some incorrect cookie values
  • new 'Consent mode' option (Opt-in / Opt-out), used for customs scripts integration
  • cookiedatabase.org links in settings form

Changed

  • updated Open Cookie Database
  • updated JS plugin to version 2.8.0
  • clear cookies based on consent in onFirstAction trigger
  • disable plugin on different templates (tmpl parameter, like component, raw, etc.), componet and raw disabled by default
  • disable export / import / defaults buttons when plugin is disabled, to avoid white screens of death
  • improved CookieBot import for multilanguage sites
  • improved custom description blocks layout

[4.0.0 beta]

[4.0.0 beta 5] - 2022-01-15

Added

  • internal Joomla cookie database (Joomla core cookies, VM administration cookies, n3t extensions Cookies)

[4.0.0 beta 4] - 2022-01-12

Added

  • pseudo-language constant SITENAME
  • store blocked Cookies after consent
  • option to rotate or not log of consents

Changed

  • all javascript debug messages only in debug mode

Fixed

  • encoding of log consent url (log could fail in some situations)

[4.0.0 beta 3] - 2022-01-12

Added

  • add color settings for trigger stroke

Changed

  • always load cookie database language file
  • hide table header for categories without cookies (in dialog settings layout)

[4.0.0 beta 2] - 2022-01-12

Added

  • added 'Various' text constant for expiration
  • added default description for 'joomla_user_state' cookie
  • 'Expiration unit' column for multilanguage sites
  • multidomain support

Changed

  • display provider and expiration columns by default
  • if site is detected as multilanguage, descriptions loaded from cookie database use text constants
  • if expiratin and/or provider columns are not allowed, settings hides these columns also

Fixed

  • detect existance of language constants to avoid 'Untranslated string' warnings in Joomla Debug mode
  • corrected cookie domain loaded from Joomla global settings

[4.0.0 beta 1] - 2022-01-11

Added

  • published on update server
  • add 'Hidden cookies' category
  • multilanguage site support in cookies table

[4.0.0 alpha]

[4.0.0 alpha 7] - 2022-01-10

Added

  • support Open Cookie Database to automatically categorise and describe unknown cookies
  • new installation now prepares default Cookies blocks
  • settings button to load default Cookies blocks

Changed

  • new, more reliable, way of detecting unknown cookies (server side)
  • new layout of Cookie settings in administration

[4.0.0 alpha 6] - 2022-01-09

Added

  • installer now checks min. PHP version 7.2, Joomla version 3.9
  • log consent stores generated Consent ID and revision

[4.0.0 alpha 5] - 2022-01-07

Added

    • privacy policy link to description if filled
  • settings dialog link to description if none button has 'Settings' functionality
  • support of {n3tcookieconsent settings}...{n3tcookieconsent} tag

Changed

  • updated CSS (arrows didn't turn on opened category)

Fixed

  • resolved PHP warning on empty plugin settings

[4.0.0 alpha 4] - 2022-01-04

Added

  • export / import settings
  • import CookieBot.com scan
  • Provider and Expiration columns support

Changed

  • update JS library to version 2.7.2

Fixed

  • corrected cookies categorization

[4.0.0 alpha 3] - 2022-01-03

Added

  • collect unknown cookies
  • handle unknown cookies option

Fixed

  • correct cookie blocking after consent

[4.0.0 alpha 2] - 2021-12-24

Added

  • log consents

Changed

  • removed 'Use debug' option, debug mode is based on global Joomla debug mode

[4.0.0 alpha 1] - 2021-12-23

  • Initial release