Shortcut 2.x

Legacy documentation for Shortcut 2.x.

Version 2.1.7 (September 15, 2014)

  • Added an extra layer of duplicate shortcut key protection.
  • Changed random shortcut key function to be a bit more random to avoid duplicates.
  • Fixed a bug where previous duplicate protection schemes could accidentally run with the duplicate when shortcuts were auto generated during channel entry publish submission.

Version 2.1.6 (August 22, 2014)

  • Fixed a potential PHP error (string offset cast) when creating shortcuts with PHP 5.4+.

Version 2.1.5 (June 20, 2014)

  • Fixed a bug that could sometimes occur in the EE control panel in EE 2.8.

Version 2.1.4 (March 29, 2014)

  • Updated for compatibility with ExpressionEngine 2.8.

Version 2.1.3 (January 20, 2014)

  • Added {channel_short_name} variable available for use in URL generation field for Shortcut fieldtype.
  • Fixed a bug where new, unique shortcuts would stop being automatically generated. Updated upgrade script to clean up affected sites with "stuck" shortcuts.

Version 2.1.2 (October 16, 2013)

  • Updated for compatibility with ExpressionEngine 2.7.
  • Fixed a bug where the Shortcut fieldtype would trigger errors with PHP 5.2.x and EE 2.7.

Version 2.1.1 (May 17, 2013)

  • Added confirmation dialog when deleting shortcuts from the module CP.
  • Updated for compatibility with ExpressionEngine 2.6.

Version 2.1.0 (April 15, 2013)

  • Added {exp:shortcut:shortcuts} tag, which allows listing and ranking of Shortcut data and total hits for each.
  • Updates are now automatic and no longer require a manual update screen.
  • Fixed a bug where Shortcut would not fully register a URL in its databases in some situations.

Version 2.0.0 (November 12, 2012)

  • Removed support for ExpressionEngine 1.x (Shortcut is now EE2 only).
  • Added Shortcut fieldtype to allow automation of shortcut URL creation upon adding/editing of channel entries in CP or front end.
  • Added Shortcut accessory to allow for easy shortcut URL creation anywhere in the control panel.
  • Added ability to shorten URL's automatically with {exp:shortcut:url} template tag.
  • Added preference to control use of ambiguous characters in automatically generated URL's (1, i, l, 0, o).
  • Updated to allow for MySQL strict mode compatibility.
  • Updated module control panel interface to improve usage.
  • Fixed a bug where preferences for sites added after installing Shortcut would not save.
  • Fixed a bug where the Shortcut preferences description language would sometimes conflict with other add-ons and show incorrect information.

Version 1.1.3 (February 7, 2012)

  • Fixed a bug where addon updates could be run twice in rare situations.

Version 1.1.2 (August 15, 2011)

  • Converted Shortcut to use Solspace Add-on Builder Framework, and Solspace Bridge for EE 1.x.
  • Added compatibility for NSM Addon Updater.

Version 1.1.1 (December 21, 2010)

  • Updated and enhanced Shortcut module CP area (in EE 2.x) to conform completely to native EE styling.
  • Removed "flow_ui" theme from Shortcut module in EE 1.x.

Version 1.1.0 (July 27, 2010)

  • Modified Shortcut to work with ExpressionEngine 2.x.
  • Made improvements to the UI.

Version 1.0.0 (March 24, 2010)

  • Initial release.