Simple WooCommerce Order Approval Changelog

2.5 – 2024-05-19

  • NEW Default checkout and “thank you” messages
  • FIX Checking for checkout message on the block-based checkout
  • DEV Tested with 6.6-alpha-58170 and WooCommerce 8.9.0

2.4 – 2024-05-06

  • TWEAK Add email strings to wpml-config.xml for WPML translation compatibility
  • DEV Tested with 6.6-alpha-58099 and WooCommerce 8.9.0-beta.1

2.3 – 2024-04-02

  • FIX “Order needs approval (shop owner)” email get_recipient() method
  • FIX Deprecated: Creation of dynamic property in PHP 8.3
  • TWEAK Add “Requires Plugins” header
  • DEV Plugin updater improvements
  • DEV Tested with WordPress 6.5-RC4-57894 and WooCommerce 8.8.0-beta.1

2.2 – 2024-02-09

  • NEW New approval rule by user role
  • NEW Order approval exception by user role
  • TWEAK Better explanation of the rules precedence
  • DEV Tested with WordPress 6.5-alpha-57571 and WooCommerce 8.6.0-rc.1

2.1 – 2024-01-29

  • NEW New approval rule by order subtotal (excluding taxes, fees and shipping)
  • FIX Plugin updater was running too late
  • TWEAK Better feedback when the license is expired

2.0 – 2024-01-10

  • WooCommerce Checkout Blocks compatibility
  • Only show licensing to WordPress administrators
  • Requires WordPress 5.8
  • Tested with WordPress 6.5-alpha-57258 and WooCommerce 8.5

1.5 – 2023-12-07

  • Fix emails not being sent when order is approved on newer WooCommerce versions
  • Update plugin translations online instead of shipping them with the main plugin
  • Improve plugin loading moment
  • Requires WordPress 5.4
  • Tested with WordPress 6.5-alpha-57159 and WooCommerce 8.4.0-rc.1

1.4 – 2023-09-21

  • Force “Processing” emails when manually changing status from “Needs approval” or “Approved”
  • Fix HTML output on the “Order received” page from WooCommerce 8.1 onwards
  • Tested with WordPress 6.4-alpha-56639 and WooCommerce 8.1.1

1.3 – 2023-05-12

  • Allow editing orders on backoffice when on “Needs approval” or “Approved” status
  • Fix the order manage link on the admin “Needs approval” email
  • Better updater information

1.2 – 2023-04-27

  • Add “Needs approval” product custom field to wpml-config.xml so it propagates to product translations correctly, and lock it on translations
  • Filter products needing approval on the products list in admin, show a column on the products list and allow to disable it via the swoa_admin_list_show_column filter
  • Changed setting product categories needing approval to the category edit instead of the settings screen
  • The swoa_needs_approval filter is now always used and has 2 new parameters to be more flexible
  • Abstract code around product categories so it’s easy to add other taxonomies in the future

1.1 – 2023-04-20

  • Bug fix: The order couldn’t be paid after approval if it changed back to the “Pending” status
  • Bug fix: The “order received” message was incorrectly shown after approval
  • Change the approved email payment link class to ID
  • Add swoa_needs_approval_checkout_message and swoa_needs_approval_order_received_message filters
  • Change the way we get the plugin version for updates checking
  • Fix hooks names

1.0 – 2023-04-19

  • First release