Dada Mail v5.0.3 Released
Hello Everyone, v5.0.3 has been released:
Here's the changelog,
This release contains primarily bugfixes found in the v5.0.2 release of Dada Mail. Many of the issues fix deal with Discussion Mailing Lists
If upgrading from v5.0.0 - v5.0.2, you will not need to create a new config file.
- Small List, Admin Template Changes
The, following meta tag was added to the List and Admin templates:
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge">
This is to help Internet Explorer for Windows use the latest HTML/css fancy features.
- Tracker: Subscriber Count Checks
It's been found that if you do not have, Enable Subscriber Count Logging checked in the Tracker plugin, no logs will be reported for your mass mailings. Because of this, this feature has been removed, but will be constantly enabled - so, one less thing to worry about.
There's also been an issue revealed that if a mass mailing is created, but for whatever reason, fails to send out automatically, this type of tracking is never done, thus again, breaking the Tracker reports for your mass mailing. The reason for a mass mailing being created, but not sent right away remains a mystery and does not happen every time a mass mailing is created, only a minority of the time, for some installations.
A check has been put in place to look for this type of tracking information and, if not found, the "Number of Subscribers" tracking information will be put into the Tracker logs, without any further manual intervention.
- Can't call method "agent" on an undefined value " when fetching a webpage
This error will happen to some, when they try using the Send a Webpage screen or use a URL for a list template. This error cropped up when attempting to fix issue #267 (https://github.com/justingit/dada-mail/issues/267)
- Tracker: Disabling, "Enable Subscriber Count Logging" basically breaks Tracker reports
The problem here is that if you disable counting the number of subscribers you have, when you do a mass mailing, you basically disable tracking that message, since the tracker is looking for the entry about the #subs you have, when creating its report table. Because of this, this type of tracking will always be enabled.
- Discussion Lists may send List Invites without template tags parsed
This problem happens with discussion lists (and shouldn't affect any other type of mailing list) - you'll see that your invitations go to your invitees, without the template tags parsed.
- "Welcome", "Farewell" mass email message not templated out for discussion lists
Similar to issue#282, these messages are sent out, without being templated out.
- Can't access 'redirect' field in object of class DADA::App::Subscriptions at mail.cgi line 6733
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