Borlabs Cookie - Changelog

Version 1.9.7, 11th November 2018

  • Improved language detection
  • Improved wording
  • Added detection when cookie domain is wrong
  • Changed initialization of the frontend hooks (before: plugins_loaded, now: init)
  • Fixed YouTube thumbnail detection when shortcode was used

Version 1.9.6, 21th October 2018

  • Improved update routine to version 1.9.0
  • Improved language detection
  • Added option to reset default Blocked Content Types
  • Fixed issue in the license check routine

Version 1.9.5, 27th September 2018

  • Improved update routine to version 1.9.0
  • Improved frontend initialization for better support of multilanguage plugins
  • Improved file handling for websites with misconfigured SSL settings
  • Added option to select cookie-box integration (JavaScript or HTML) - default is JavaScript since 1.9 and was HTML before 1.9
  • Added option to change the status of a BCT within the BCT overview
  • Added option to whitelist hosts from being blocked through the content blocker system
  • Fixed issue when no BCT was enabled

Version 1.9.4, 20th September 2018

  • Improved CSS
  • Improved wording for different settings
  • Improved displaying of license data. Concealed the license key
  • Improved YouTube detection

Version 1.9.3, 16th September 2018

  • Fixed thumbnail issue of YouTube and Vimeo when using oEmbed instead of iframes
  • Fixed issue when activating option "Responsive Iframe" for default BCT
  • Fixed issue when "Cookie box blocks content" option was disabled

Version 1.9.2, 16th September 2018

  • Improved CSS of Blocked Content Types for mobile devices

Version 1.9.1, 15th September 2018

  • Fixed issue with the cookie value of BCT Google Maps

Version 1.9, 15th September 2018

  • Improved CSS
  • Improved log handling
  • Improved handling of multiple embedded instagram posts on a single site
  • Improved handling of wildcard cookies
  • Improved handling of oEmbeds of the same domain (is no longer blocked)
  • Improved handling of multilanguage websites
  • Added detection for misconfigured HTTPS sites
  • Added detection for not updated table structures (including a routine to fix that)
  • Added Blocked Content Types (different styles and options for blocked content)
  • Added Blocked Content Type Facebook
  • Added Blocked Content Type Google Maps
  • Added Blocked Content Type Instagram
  • Added Blocked Content Type Twitter
  • Added Blocked Content Type Vimeo
  • Added Blocked Content Type YouTube
  • Added options for thumbnail size & quality from YouTube videos

Version 1.8.2, 13th June 2018

  • Improved CSS
  • Improved log handling
  • Improved handling of multiple embedded facebook posts on a single site
  • Added option to save Vimeo thumbnails locally
  • Added option to aggregate consent logging on multisites
  • Added option to enable wildcard cookies

Version 1.8.1, 31th May 2018

  • Improved performance of statistics (possible fix for MySQL 5.5 users - minimum requirement is still MySQL 5.6!)
  • Improved CSS
  • Improved update routine
  • Improved default texts
  • Added shortcode [borlabs_cookie_uid]
  • Added option to change YouTube URLs to
  • Added setting to disable cookie box on certain pages
  • Added option to add custom CSS

Version 1.8, 27th May 2018

  • Improved, order and structure of the settings
  • Improved, cookie option "first-party" can be disabled too
  • Improved, handling of JavaScript and CSS
  • Added, cookie lifetime depends on cookie option
  • Added, each cookie option can have different styling
  • Added, position of the cookie box can now be configured
  • Added, cookie box can be disabled
  • Fixed issue with english and german texts mixed

Version 1.7.10, 26th May 2018

  • Fixed conflicts with other jQuery librarys - NOTICE: if you used unblockAllContent() you have to change the line from $jBC.BorlabsCookie.unblockAllContent(); to window.BorlabsCookie.unblockAllContent();

Version 1.7.9, 25th May 2018

  • Improved CSS
  • Improved scrolling in cookie box
  • Improved handling of multiple jQuery instances - NOTICE: if you used unblockAllContent() you have to change the line from jQuery.BorlabsCookie.unblockAllContent(); to $jBC.BorlabsCookie.unblockAllContent();
  • Added hideCookieBox to the JS configuration, useful for hook borlabs_cookie_js_config
  • Fixed WPML string for help headline

Version 1.7.8, 23th May 2018

  • Fixed update routine for version 1.7.0

Version 1.7.7, 22th May 2018

  • Added import & export feature

Version 1.7.6, 22th May 2018

  • Added german formal language file

Version 1.7.5, 22th May 2018

  • Added fallback for missing CSS file
  • Fixed opt-out statistic

Version 1.7.4, 21th May 2018

  • Added filter for embed_oembed_html again (was removed in 1.7)

Version 1.7.3, 21th May 2018

  • Added message when cache folder of borlabs-cookie does not exist

Version 1.7.2, 20th May 2018

  • Improved creation of borlabs-cookie cache folder

Version 1.7.1, 20th May 2018

  • Added tab for support
  • Fixed installation & upgrade routine for multisites

Version 1.7, 19th May 2018

  • Added styling options
  • Added shortcode
  • Removed filter for embed_oembed_html (please give feedback if something isn't blocked anymore that was blocked before)

Version 1.6.6, 18th May 2018

  • Added filter hook borlabs_cookie_js_config
  • Fixed Do not Track setting, was always active

Version 1.6.5, 17th May 2018

  • Improved CSS
  • Fixed broken Google opt-out routine (was broken in version 1.6.4)

Version 1.6.4, 17th May 2018

  • Improved CSS

Version 1.6.3, 17th May 2018

  • Improved cookie handling, the preference cookie applies to the domain and all subdomains now
  • Added support for Do Not Track
  • Changed create table statement, now works with old MySQL 5.5

Version 1.6.2, 15th May 2018

  • Improved WPML & Polylang support
  • Added iframe detection for embed_oembed_html hook
  • Added iframe detection for iframes in HTML widgets in the sidebar (widget_custom_html_content hook)
  • Added align option for shortcode [borlabs_cookie], e.g. [borlabs_cookie align="right"] available options: left, left-float, center, right, right-float
  • Added exception for iframes without src-attribute or where src is about:blank

Version 1.6.1, 12th May 2018

  • Improved CSS
  • Added filter hook borlabs_cookie_third_party_code
  • Added filter hook borlabs_cookie_first_party_code
  • Added filter hook borlabs_cookie_facebook_pixel_code

Version 1.6, 10th May 2018

  • Improved structure of settings
  • Improved opt-out handling for custom Google Analytics code
  • Added Polylang support
  • Added shortcode [borlabs_cookie_log] to show the user's cookie preference history

Version 1.5.3, 7th May 2018

  • Fixed JavaScript issue with Thrive plugin
  • Fixed wording/translation

Version 1.5.2, 1st May 2018

  • Fixed ajax routine

Version 1.5.1, 1st May 2018

  • Fixed upgrade routine

Version 1.5, 1st May 2018

  • Improved handling of YouTube thumbnails
  • Improved cookie box for mobile devices - text now scrollable
  • Improved wording/translation
  • Added WPML support
  • Added cookie consent logging
  • Added statistics
  • Added option to select imprint page

Version 1.4, 25th April 2018

  • Improved detection and handling of iframes
  • Improved wording/translation
  • Added option to always display cookie box
  • Added option to block/unblock content below the cookie box

Version 1.3.4, 24th April 2018

  • Added support for Advanced Custom Fields

Version 1.3.3, 23th April 2018

  • Improved permalink handling for privacy page

Version 1.3.2, 21th April 2018

  • Fixed issue with missing cache folder

Version 1.3.1, 20th April 2018

  • Fixed code of Google Analytics

Version 1.3, 20th April 2018

  • Added option to implement Google Analytics
  • Added option to implement Facebook Pixel
  • Added opt-out option for Google Analytics
  • Added opt-out option for Facebook Pixel
  • Added option to deliver blocked JavaScript to bots/crawlers
  • Added option to save YouTube thumbnails locally

Version 1.2.1, 19th April 2018

  • Added option to remove or show iframes in feeds

Version 1.2, 16th April 2018

  • Added shortcode to block everything [ borlabs_cookie_blocked_content ]

Version 1.1, 15th April 2018

  • Added option to block iframes
  • Fixed little CSS issue

Version 1.0.1, 27th February 2018

  • Fixed little CSS issue

Version 1.0, 26th February 2018

  • Improved translations

Version 0.8, 25th February 2018

  • Improved text translation options
  • Added uninstaller

Version 0.7, 23th February 2018

  • Release of Borlabs Cookie