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Gravity Forms v1.8.5 Released

A new version of Gravity Forms released – Gravity Forms v1.8.5 and you can update it for free from members area for free or you can update it from WordPress admin panel for free. It is a maintenance release that introduces significant updates to the Add-On Framework and API to accommodate updates being introduced within our Add-Ons. It is recommended to all users that they must update Gravity Forms to latest version as soon as possible. Before updating Gravity Forms to latest version make sure that you backup your files & database it’s because if something goes wrong then you can easily back up your files & database in a single click (to back up my files & database I use BackupBuddy).

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Below you can find the number of changes made in the latest version of Gravity Forms Survey Add-On:


Gravity Forms v1.8.5 – What’s New?

  • Added $field and $value parameters to ‘gform_duplicate_message’ filter.
  • Added new hook: “gform_after_update_form_meta”, fires any time form meta is updated.
  • Updated shortcode_atts() call in GFForms::parse_shortcode() method to pass ‘gravityforms’ as the third parameter so 3rd party developers can add/filter shortcode attributes.
  • Fixed Notice when adding a post category field to the form.
  • Fixed issue with email notification format when using the {pricing_fields} merge tag.
  • Fixed issue with conditional logic when the current number locale is set to decimal comma.
  • Fixed issue with export where it was returning results inconsistent with entry list for checkbox items that have been re-ordered.
  • Fixed issue where custom field types which posted values as arrays were set to null when filtering for HTML.
  • Fixed issue with number format and conditional logic when number was configured with the comma as the decimal separator.
  • Fixed issue with tooltips not working on Add On pages. Included font-awesome.css to Add On pages to fix the issue.
  • Fixed issue where old inputs were not removed when adding new choices via bulk add functionality for Post Custom Fields with a “checkbox” field type.
  • Fixed an issue with entry export which may result in an empty export file for forms with a large number of entries.

API Updates in Gravity Forms v1.8.5

  • Added some logging statements.
  • Updated GFWebAPI::handle_page_request() to check the $HTTP_RAW_POST_DATA global variable before attempting to read the contents of the request body.
  • Fixed an issue with get_entries() where incorrect entries were being returned when searching across all forms using an entry meta key that is not currently active for any of the forms.

Add-On Framework Updates in Gravity Forms v1.8.5

  • Added is_object_locked().
  • Added payment_callback table to track callbacks and prevent duplicate execution of them.
  • Added Donation as a dependency value for transaction type for the Payment Add-On.
  • Added function to set the onchange event for enabling a trial for the Payment Add-On.
  • Added support for a transaction id to be added to the transaction table for subscription recurring payments.
  • Added support for a subscription to be retrieved by a transaction id.
  • Added new styles for add-on results.
  • Added logging statements.
  • Updated payment amount to have a default value of form_total for the Payment Add-On.
  • Updated the logic for showing/hiding trial fields for the Payment Add-On.
  • Updated radio button setting markup so that it is consistent with WordPress’.
  • Updated settings label code; moved it to its own function.
  • Updated is_json() method to accept “[” as a valid first character of a JSON string.
  • Updated build_choices() method to ‘public’ from ‘protected’.
  • Fixed notices in the Payment Add-On.
  • Fixed issue with field map validation on fields that are hidden by dependency.

Regular updates and new features make Gravity Forms a must have WordPress contact form pugin. So, for what you are waiting for? Update Gravity Forms to latest version as soon as possible and if you do not own Gravity Forms, then you can get it for free from here:

Gravity Forms V1.8.5

If you have any query do let me know via comments!

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