For individual release announcements, please visit the Changelog category.

You can also view the NextGEN Plus Changelog and NextGEN Pro Changelog.

= V2.0.79 - 03.20.2015 =
* Secured: Usage of find_in_set()MySQL function

= V2.0.77.3 - 03.12.2015 =
* Secured: Upload images and importing galleries from folders
* Fixed: When importing galleries from folders, allow symlinks
* Fixed: Use of C_Gallery_Mapper in C_Image_Wrapper
* Fixed: Properly handle themes that don't call wp_footer() or wp_print_footer_scripts()
* Fixed: Warning about missing style.php file on Network Admin -> Gallery page

= V2.0.77 - 03.05.2015 =
* NEW: Added "ngg_get_image_url" filter
* Changed: Use a more reliable means of excluding Pro/Plus modules from using minified static resources
* Fixed: Imagebrowser pagination with custom templates
* Fixed: Custom CSS is enqueued late to ensure it's one of the last stylesheets loaded
* Fixed: Fixed watermarking PNG images
* Fixed: Using the "Import Metadata" bulk action overwrites existing data
* Fixed: Seconds were not retained from CaptureTime EXIF field
* Fixed: Conflicts created by our TinyMCE plugin
* Fixed: Image mapper setting gid to gallery name, not the unique ID
* Fixed: Restored nggdb->get_random_images(), nggdb->search_for_file, and nggdb->find_all_albums()
* Fixed: Allow gallery slug as parameter to nggdb::get_gallery()
* Fixed: Don't minify Plupload's i18n JavaScript
* Fixed: Custom template images not being given their full effect code attributes

= V2.0.76 - 02.24.2015 =
* Fixed: Compatibility checks for very old versions of NextGEN Pro
* Fixed: Zero-byte downloads in WooCommerce and WPE-Commerce
* Fixed: Invalid URL being enqueued if a custom lightbox is selected with no URL provided
* Fixed: Restored a method to nggAdmin to fix compatibility with NextGen Public Uploader
* Fixed: Bug preventing source='recent' from displaying images in the correct order
* Fixed: Include more quotation symbols in our shortcode manager (foreign language shortcodes)
* Fixed: WPML/ATP compatibility issue
* Fixed: $nggdb->get_gallery() returning a different result than before

= V2.0.74 - 02.20.2015 =
* Changed: Removed jQuery Lightbox and Highslide due to incompatible licensing with GPL

= V2.0.71 - 02.19.2015 =
* NEW: Module files are compiled into a single package file to reduce disk I/O
* NEW: All CSS stylesheets and Javascript source files are minified to reduce latency
* NEW: All lightboxes are configured using an in-memory management class.
* NEW: Uses Pope 2.0, benefiting from the new caching capabilities
* NEW: NextGEN Gallery's functionality is disabled if NextGEN Pro is incompatible
* NEW: Added ngg_effect_code filter
* Changed: Updated FontAwesome to 4.3.0
* Changed: Updated select2 to 3.5.2
* Changed: Removed PicLens / CoolIris integration
* Changed: Removed JSON API. Please use XML-RPC API instead
* Changed: For performance reasons, we cache FS & url lookups/calculations
* Changed: Greatly reduced the # of sql queries, and eliminated anything redundant
* Changed: For performance reasons, we cache datamapper and SQL queries
* Changed: Don't enqueue scripts or styles unless we require them
* Changed: Reduce the number of resources we enqueue for every HTTP request
* Changed: Ngg_Store now uses cookies instead of localStorage
* Changed: Insert Gallery Window is routed using wp-admin/admin_init
* Changed: Removed unused code from ngglegacy module. Created wrappers for commonly-used functions
* Changed: LZW module removed
* Changed: Legacy template drop-down selection now using select2
* Secured: Restrict folder browsing to NGG_IMPORT_ROOT constant
* Fixed: Compatibility issue with PHP's transparent ZLIB compression
* Fixed: Imagebrowser as lightbox effect not working when non-default permalink slug used
* Fixed: Angled quotations marks used in shortcode parameters
* Fixed: Compatibility between ImageBrowser display type and TwentyFifteen theme
* Fixed: Allow pagination to retain query string url parameters when linking to other pages
* Fixed: Fixed pagination issues with slideshow galleries displayed as thumbnails
* Fixed: Fix C_GalleryStorage_Driver_Base->import_gallery_from_fs() not checking imgBackup
* Fixed: Fixed problem with default settings being applied multiple times
* Fixed: Fallback to "full" image sizes if "backup" images aren't available
* Fixed: Use M_DataMapper's serialization methods throughout the codebase
* Fixed: Conflict with WordPress SEO and get_the_excerpt() call
* Fixed: Don't run Resource Manager on wp-login.php or wp-sign.php
* Fixed: TinyMCE Image Editor conflict with Insert Gallery Window placeholder images
* Fixed: Fix Shutter positioning when admin bar is displayed
* Fixed: Allow deselection of a legacy template
* Fixed: Prevent conflicts when using imagebrowser as a lightbox effect
* Fixed: Pagination not working for slideshows using thumbnail integration

= V2.0.66.37 - 12.18.2014 =
* NEW:     Admin notice manager
* Secured: Removed flash slideshow support
* Secured: Image upload mechanism
* Fixed:   Accordion styling in WordPress 4.1
* Fixed:   Sorting images in WordPress 4.1

= V2.0.66.33 - 11.24.2014 =
* Fixed: Broken NextGEN Pro ecommerce-related shortcodes
* Fixed: Spanish PO file

= V2.0.66.31 - 11.21.2014 =
* Fixed: Broken shortcodes with WordPress 4.0.1

= V2.0.66.29 - 09.17.2014 =
* NEW: Added skip_excluding_globally_excluded_images property to displayed gallery objects
* Fixed: SQL generation for random image selection
* Fixed: Adjust regex for replacing displayed gallery placeholder images
* Fixed: Removed filters to home_url needed previously for WPML compatibility
* Fixed: Use canonical redirects when appropriate
* Fixed: Ability to override image files using XML-RPC

= V2.0.66.27 - 08.18.2014 =
* NEW: Added fault tolerance to bulk action AJAX requests
* Changed: Moved some settings from DB to in-memory
* Fixed: Compatibility with BuddyPress plugin in multisite environments
* Fixed: Ability to find static resources outside of WP_PLUGIN_DIR
* Fixed: Autoupdate conflict with Photocrati Theme
* Fixed: Workaround GoDaddy's throttling of consecutive AJAX requests
* Fixed: Issue with settings manager in multisite enviroments

= V2.0.66.17 - 08.08.2014 =
* NEW: Added french translations
* Secured: XSS vulnerability in jQuery Plupload Queue (thanks Codevigilant Team)
* Secured: XSS vulnerability in thumbnail/slideshow integration links
* Secured: XSS vulnerability on Manage Albums page

= V2.0.66.16 - 07.30.2014 =
* NEW: Added new "limit" setting to Slideshow widgets
* NEW: Added a "ngg_routes" action for other plugins to hook into to provide new routes
* NEW: Added NGG_SKIP_LOAD_SCRIPTS constant, which existed in 1.9.x
* NEW: Added NGG_GALLERY_ROOT_TYPE constant. Set to 'content' to load galleries from the content_dir / content_url
* NEW: Bosnian (bs_BA) language thanks to Nevesin Srdoc
* NEW: Chinese (zh_CN) language thanks to Vahi Chen,
* NEW: Dutch (nl_NL) language thanks to Taeke Kooiker
* NEW: Filipino (fil) language thanks to Find Hold,
* NEW: French (fr_FR) language thanks to Jean-Yves Dumaine & Le Blog de Lise
* NEW: Hungarian (hu_HU) language thanks to Zoltán Varanka
* NEW: Italian (it_IT) language thanks to Jacopo Caggiano, @tizz
* NEW: Russian (ru_RU) language thanks to SnakeD3
* NEW: Spanish (es_ES) language thanks to Andrew Kurtis at WebHostingHub
* Changed: Updated Czech language thanks to Separatista; additional thanks to Martin Krizek for the original translation who was mistakenly unaccredited
* Changed: "Upgrade to Pro" page has new design, advertises for NextGEN Plus
* Changed: Basic Albums templates now given the image counter <p> element the class 'ngg-album-gallery-image-counter' (by user request)
* Changed: Gallery widgets now apply height:auto to their element; fixes compatibility with some themes
* Changed: Random galleries should be substantially faster now (1000% or more for large image tables)
* Fixed: Complete WPML compatibility
* Fixed: Disable Buddypress 'bp_do_redirect_canonical' filter as it ruins our routing system
* Fixed: Use plugins_url() content_url() when appropriate rather than just site_url() and home_url()
* Fixed: WP Cron job will remove not only displayed gallery transients, but rendering transients as well
* Fixed: NGG_RENDERING_CACHE_TTL constant is honored properly
* Fixed: If using the caption template for Basic Thumbnails, only show the image caption when appropriate
* Fixed: If NGG is uninstalled, so are it's custom capabilities
* Fixed: Translate "Attach NextGEN Gallery to Post" ATP icon alt text when translations are active
* Fixed: Multisite gallery path tooltip gave a wrong default setting
* Fixed: Flush 'all' caches when pope_module_list setting changes
* Fixed: Don't enqueue related images css in the admin
* Fixed: Basic Slideshows fixes WP creating extraneous <p> element above the slideshow display
* Fixed: Basic Singlepic will now display images marked 'excluded' in the admin
* Fixed: Admin pages can now update when the "Save" button text has been translated

= V2.0.66 - 05.20.2014 =
* Secured: Check mime type of image files using a variety of mechanisms

= V2.0.65 - 05.04.2014 =
* Secured: Limit uploads to images and zips

= V2.0.63 - 04.29.2014 =
* NEW: Translation ready
* NEW: Including German translation by Roland Stumpp
* NEW: Including Czech translation by Separatista
* NEW: Including Finnish translation by Vesa Tiirikainen
* NEW: WPML / qTranslate support
* NEW: Bundled Browser+ JavaScript library
* NEW: Added NGG_DISABLE_FILTER_THE_CONTENT constant to manage conflicts
* Changed: Moved jquery.nextgen_radio_toggle.js to NextGEN Admin Module
* Changed: Original display settings are passed to secondary display types
* Fixed: Thumbnail dimension calculations are inaccurate by 1px when maintaining aspect ratio
* Fixed: Copy IPTC data from original to new image when creating new sizes / thumbnails
* Fixed: Use correct absolute path when importing images in a multisite environment
* Fixed: Incorrect display of disk space quotas in multisite environments
* Fixed: Removed redundant roles form in multisite environments
* Fixed: Insert Gallery Window support for multisite environments
* Fixed: Incorrect handling of NextGEN Styles in multisite environments
* Fixed: Not honouring NGG_IMPORT_ROOT constant
* Fixed: Fixed inability to edit gallery properties using XMLRPC's edit_gallery method
* Fixed: Alignment issues in Basic Compact Albums caused by subalbums not displaying image 'counter'
* Fixed: Display setting forms compatibility issue with WordPress 3.9
* Fixed; Compability with jQuery Dialogs in WordPress 3.9
* Fixed: Maximum entity code should be a displayed gallery property for recent/random sources only
* Fixed: Problems with zlib compression:
* Fixed: Support for web servers which use a document root of '//'
* Fixed: Compatibility with WPML Translation Management
* Fixed: use 'del' for function name in ngg_store.js, 'delete' is a reserved keyword
* Fixed: Enqueue fontawesome only when necessary
* Fixed: Suhosin compatibility issue when overriding PHP memory limit
* Fixed: Handle images of wrong image type correctly when trying to create cropped thumbnails
* Fixed: Datamapper entities not allowed to have properties with a value of 0
* Fixed: Resource manager is manipulating feeds
* Fixed: Convert absolute urls to relative urls for lightboxes
* Fixed: Start the resource manager as early as we can within the init action
* Fixed: Routing problem for galleries with images named 1.jpg, 2.jpg, 3.jpg, etc.
* Fixed: Added tooltips to basic slideshow settings
* Fixed: Remove CKEditor's NextGEN button, which is incompatible with NextGEN Gallery 2.x

= V2.0.61 - 04.01.2014 =
* Fixed: Compatibility with WP 3.9
* Fixed: Exception thrown when using Reset button

= V2.0.59 - 03.18.2014 =
* Changed: Separated pope_module_list from ngg_options record in options table
* Fixed: Removed code causing jQuery compatibility issues in WP Admin
* Fixed: Allow third-parties to override jQuery with Google's CDN
* Fixed: When resetting the 'jquery' handle, ensure that jquery-migrate is a dependency
* Fixed: Silenced many PHP warnings
* Fixed: Datamapper->count() not returning the correct count
* Fixed: Compatibility with Gravity Forms

= V2.0.58 - 03.10.2014 =
* Fixed: Reset jQuery to WP defaults when modified by a third-party
* Fixed: Compatibility with WP jQuery Lightbox plugin
* Fixed: Compatibility with Peekaboo theme

= V2.0.57 - 03.05.2014 =
* NEW: Re-introduced the Reset button
* NEW: Tooltip added for Page Link to functionality
* NEW: Displayed Gallery Triggers moved from NextGEN Pro to NextGEN Gallery (not in use)
* NEW: Added NGG_Store, a client-side persistence layer (not in use)
* NEW: Added NGG_CRON_SCHEDULE constant. Set to the number of seconds between the execution of NextGEN Gallery cron jobs
* NEW: Added NGG_RENDERING_CACHE_TTL constant. TTL measured in seconds.
* NEW: Added NGG_DISPLAYED_GALLERY_CACHE_TTL constant. TTL measured in seconds.
* NEW: Added NGG_DISABLE_LEGACY_SHORTCODES constant. When TRUE, [ slideshow ] becomes [ nggslideshow ].
* NEW: Added Font Awesome, available for NextGEN Gallery extensions
* Changed: Transients are removed every 30 minutes instead of 60 minutes
* Changed: Admin Page & Form components refactored to allow custom POST processing
* Changed: Default path for NEW multisite installations to wp-content/uploads/sites/%BLOG_ID%/nggallery/
* Fixed: Ability to upload ZIP files on Windows hosts
* Fixed: Support for filenames with non-ASCII characters
* Fixed: Dynamic updates in the Attach to Post interface (interframe communication)
* Fixed: Attach to Post interface freezing in IE11
* Fixed: Path issues on Windows Servers
* Fixed: Module installer integrity
* Fixed: Database query performance. No more joins to the WP options table
* Fixed: Lightboxes storing absolute paths for static resources
* Fixed: Displayed gallery cache not regularly flushed
* Fixed: SQL query performance problems. Honor max_packet_allowed variable for MySQL
* Fixed: Multiple database queries generated for determining next available image slug
* Fixed: Corrupted MediaRSS feeds
* Fixed: Padding on Gallery Settings and Other Options pages
* Fixed: Routing issues on subdirectory installs
* Fixed: Importing galleries using the Attach to Post Interface
* Fixed: Gallery path calculations on Windows web servers
* Fixed: Sub-album urls not processed correctly
* Fixed: Apply maximum entity count to existing displayed galleries
* Fixed: NextGEN Gallery Thumbnail Widget shouldn't use ImageBrowser effect
* Fixed: Ability to set shuffle parameter for ImageRotator slideshows
* Fixed: PHP warning about HTMLDocument when displaying a SinglePic
* Fixed: Sanitization of gallery title
* Fixed: Home URL now used instead of Site URL in MediaRSS feed
* Fixed: Attach to Post interface broken when WPML is installed
* Fixed: Attach to Post interface instructing browser to cache the page
* Fixed: Watermarking not working in low-memory environments
* Fixed: Maximum images limit not being applied for galleries already created.
* Fixed: Double forward slashes in static urls
* Fixed: Don't sleep when checking if the installer is running
* Fixed: Don't enforce Pope interface contracts
* Fixed: Remove custom table extra records from wp_options table
* Fixed: Scan folder for new images not working
* Fixed: Incorrect page permalink used for "Page Link To" functionality
* Fixed: Pagination broken when Basic Thumbnail gallery on the same page as Basic Album
* Fixed: parse_url() warnings generated for PHP 5.3.3 and earlier
* Fixed: Compatibility with Headway Themes
* Fixed: Compatibility with web servers which don't provide PHP a document root
* Fixed: Third-party incompatibilities caused by the Photocrati Resource Manager
* Fixed: Compatibility with the Flattr plugin
* Fixed: Compatibility with the Weaver II theme
* Fixed: Interface tweaks for WordPress 3.8

= V2.0.40 - 11.26.2013 =
* NEW: Added the ability to apply lightbox effects to non-NGG images
* NEW: Added NGG_HIDE_STRICT_ERRORS constant. Define and set to TRUE to hide strict errors
* NEW: Added NEXTGEN_GALLERY_IMPORT_ROOT constant. Define and set to TRUE to browse from a custom directory
* NEW: Added NGG_DEBUG constant. Define and set to TRUE to display helpful messages for debugging
* NEW: Each custom table record will have an associated custom post record for expansion
* NEW: Display helpful error messages when there's a problem uploading images
* NEW: Add data-(src|thumbnail|image-id|title|description) attribute to gallery image anchors
* NEW: Variant support for displayed gallery sources. Random images is limited to 5 variations
* Fixed: Excessive creation of transients for random galleries
* Fixed: Many issues prohibiting the ability to upload images
* Fixed: Compatibility with NextGEN Gallery Export Plugin for Adobe Lightroom (thanks Vladimir!)
* Fixed: Sorting in the Attach to Post interface
* Fixed: HTML allowed in gallery/album descriptions
* Fixed: Requests for galleries within albums that have numeric names are broken
* Fixed: Call to a non-member function get() on WP_Query
* Fixed: Ability to sort by Image ID in the Attach to Post interface
* Fixed: Isolate the Attach to Post from implicit third-party script inclusion
* Fixed: Check for the existance of thumbnails when generating urls, and if missing, generate new ones
* Fixed: Compatibility with NextGEN Facebook OpenGraph+ plugin
* Fixed: Various XML-RPC issues
* Fixed: Widgets stylesheet not included
* Fixed: Issue with color not being pre-selected when previewing Watermark
* Fixed: E_NOTICE emitted when cleaning up cached image files
* Fixed: E_NOTICE emitted when viewing display type settings
* Fixed: Typo adjusting pcre.backtrack_limit for shortcodes
* Fixed: Content within the tabs of the Attach to Post interface cut-off
* Fixed: Routing problem which would cause conflicts with different display types on the same page
* Fixed: Broken Dynamic CSS links on GoDaddy
* Fixed: Ability to use HTML in gallery/album descriptions
* Fixed: Sub-album requests conflicting with paginated galleries on the same page
* Merged: Pull request from andreasE (

= V2.0.33 - 10.21.2013 =
* NEW: Requests /ngg_tag/[tagname] will create a displayed gallery
* NEW: Option added to "Import Gallery" tab to use original images
* Fixed: Links are broken on the ngg_tags-sitemap.xml file by WordPress SEO
* Fixed: PHP notice: Attempt to assign property of non-object
* Fixed: Undefined property warnings when using NextGEN Basic Thumbnails
* Fixed: Detect if an applying a transient to a displayed gallery was successful
* Fixed: Compatibility issues with BJ-Lazy-Load and Colorbox
* Fixed: Pagination conflicts for multiple Imagebrowsers on the same page
* Fixed: Ability to display previous exception with debug mode
* Fixed: Tagclouds not working in multisite instances
* Fixed: Load widgets.css when a widget is being used
* Fixed: Installer should remove all instances of the component factory
* Fixed: Widget settings interface not intuitive
* Fixed: Inability to upload images in some Windows host environments
* Fixed: Sorting images/galleries using the Attach To Post interface
* Fixed: Fix detection of HTTPS (pull request by Leonhardt Wille)
* Fixed: Compilation errors of regular expressions
* Fixed: Pro galleries wouldn't display in environments using PHP 5.3.3 or less
* Fixed: Scanning of router slug is now limited to the uri, not the url
* Fixed: Show slideshow link isn't required for thumbnail/imagebrowser integration
* Fixed: WordPress media-upload with 'singlepic' image size
* Fixed: Use target=_blank when the link setting is provided for NextGEN Basic Singlepic
* Fixed: Only display rendering errors if WP_DEBUG is enabled

= V2.0.31 - 10.03.2013 =
* NEW: Restored AJAX pagination for NextGEN Basic ImageBrowser display type
* Fixed: Compatibility with WordPress Local SEO by Yoast
* Fixed: Inability to upload images if image_slug field was missing in database
* Fixed: Integration of NextGEN Basic Thumbnail and NextGEN Basic Slideshow display types
* Fixed: Photocrati Resource Manager further adjusted to be third-party friendly
* Fixed: Added the ability to find legacy templates in both the child/parent theme directories
* Fixed: JavaScript errors in Attach to Post interface
* Fixed: Router can handle port numbers in urls
* Fixed: Carousel template was linking to NextGEN Basic ImageBrowser view
* Fixed: SQL query generated for displayed galleries using tags as source
* Fixed: 3rd party compat: raise & never lower pcre.backtrack_limit

= V2.0.30 - 09.25.2013 =
* NEW: Restored the ability to use imagebrowser display type instead of a lightbox effect
* Changed: Displayed galleries are no longer rendered in RSS feeds
* Changed: Removed "Plugin Check" widget from overview page
* Fixed: Silence PHP warnings/errors in an output buffer for AJAX actions
* Fixed: Compatibility issue with WordPress SEO and broken site maps (and large error_logs)
* Fixed: Compatibility issue with AJAX Event Calendar (and possibly others)
* Fixed: Adjusted Photocrati Resource Manager to be third-party friendly
* Fixed: Fixed empty result set for displayed galleries selecting 'All' tags
* Fixed: URL generation for imagebrowser pagination links
* Fixed: Ensure that image meta is imported on creation
* Fixed: Ensure that transients are removed when an external object cache is used
* Fixed: Don't load pluggable.php. This will fix plugin conflicts
* Fixed: In Attach to Post interface, galleries created in one tab weren't showing in another
* Fixed: Don't output frame events cookie for XML-RPC requests

= V2.0.27 - 09.18.2013 =
* Fixed: Reduce performance impact of purging displayed gallery transients

= V2.0.25 - 09.18.2013 =
* Changed: Reverting to the 2.0.21 codebase, due to major performance issues in 2.0.23 and 2.0.24

= V2.0.24 - 09.18.2013 =
* WARNING: Broken release. Uses wp_clear_scheduled_hooks() to purge cron records

= V2.0.23 - 09.16.2013 =
* WARNING: Broken release. Major bug creates redundant cron jobs
* NEW: WP-Cron job to periodically clean-up displayed gallery transients
* NEW: Added "excluded_container_ids" as parameter for ngg_images shortcode
* Fixed: Lightbox effect is honoured by all display types
* Fixed: Highslide displays images from the correct displayed galleries
* Fixed: Ensure that sub-albums display correctly when the word "album" is part of a slug
* Fixed: Ensure that sub-albums display correctly when numerical slugs are used
* Fixed: Related images heading only added when Related Images functionality is enabled
* Fixed: PHP Warning about undefined index when viewing basic albums
* Fixed: AJAX handling is third-party compatible
* Fixed: Image date is no longer overwritten when an image is modified
* Fixed: Fixed issue with displayed galleries using source='tags'
* Fixed: Problem with transient cache not getting flushed properly from Other Options page
* Fixed: Use correct gallery/transient ID when ajax pagination is used

= V2.0.21 - 09.09.2013 =
* NEW: Multisite support
* Changed: Default image quality set to 100 for generated images
* Changed: Removed dependence on simplehtmldom library
* Fixed: Related images functionality works as it did in 1.9.x
* Fixed: Don't compress inline JavaScript in post/page content
* Fixed: Click-to-advance slideshow behavior for slideshows
* Fixed: Security warnings from VaultPress
* Fixed: View as Slideshow link works with AJAX pagination
* Fixed: Broken links on Overview page
* Fixed: Backup images option
* Fixed: Stylesheet url generated correctly for Windows hosts
* Fixed: Compatibility with NextGen Custom Fields plugin
* Fixed: Compatibility with Adsense Explosion plugin
* Fixed: Suppress wp_footer notices unless WP_DEBUG is set to TRUE

= V2.0.17 - 08.30.2013 =
* Fixed: Match legacy behaviour when changing gallery path, i.e. don't move files

= V2.0.14 - 08.27.2013 =
* NEW: Added the ability to override thumbnail settings for NextGEN Basic Albums
* NEW: Shortcode Manager API, which ensures that shortcodes are outputted as intended
* Changed: Re-added the ability to select the original image size for widgets
* Fixed: Ensure that stylesheet url returned is correct for Windows hosts
* Fixed: Broken links and lightbox effects with AJAX pagination
* Fixed: Try to ensure that third party plugins don't add content to our dynamic JS
* Fixed: Improved reliability of iframely.js
* Fixed: Ensure that urls are generated correctly in HTTPs environments
* Fixed: Datamapper works correctly in environments where temporary tables aren't supported
* Fixed: Fixed an issue with thickbox loading animation when home url differs from site url

= V2.0.11 - 08.19.2013 =
* NEW: Added "run_ngg_resource_manager" hook to by-pass our resource manager
* Changed: Removed "Reset & Uninstall" tab, for now
* Fixed: Compatibility with W3 Total Cache. Please flush cache after updating.
* Fixed: Conflicts with Photocrati Theme Galleries
* Fixed: Blank Attach to Post interface window
* Fixed: Fixed ability to change Lightbox Effect settings
* Fixed: Implemented techniques to ensure WP_Query variables aren't overwritten
* Fixed: Enqueuing AJAX JS libraries twice in wp-admin
* Fixed: Encoding issues
* Fixed: PHP warnings caused by accessing unserialized data as array
* Fixed: Fixed installer issues

= V2.0.7 - 08.09.2013 =
* NEW: New resource manager that fixes many plugin and theme incompatibilities
* NEW: Styles (custom stylesheets) should reside in wp-content/ngg_styles
* NEW: Added option to "Other Options -> Misc" to control maximum images returned
* Secured: Removed default connector for jQuery FileTree library
* Changed: Updated the simplehtmldom library to version 1.5
* Changed: jQuery is now enqueued at the beginning of every request
* Fixed: Incompatibilities with BuddyPress
* Fixed: Incompatibilities with Events+, bbPress, Custom Permalinks, and many other plugins
* Fixed: Incompcatibilities with Member Access, AMember, Magic Fields, and More Fields
* Fixed: Incompatibilities with Elegant Themes, Oxygen, Responsive, and many other themes
* Fixed: Ensure that gallery images don't have a border by default
* Fixed: Conflict between imagebrowser and album urls
* Fixed: Reverted default gallerypath to wp-content/gallery/
* Fixed: Upgrade-safe way of overriding Styles
* Fixed: Generation of AJAX url is now based on slug
* Fixed: Restore nggShowGallery and nggShowSlideshow as wrappers to new API
* Fixed: Always use domain as specified by WordPress Site URL
* Fixed: Use WordPress Home URL over Site URL when appropriate
* Fixed: Numerous pagination issues
* Fixed: Adjusted our forms to comply with WordPress Firewalls
* Fixed: Correct use of select2 DOM selector for maximum compatibility
* Fixed: Path and URL calculations for Windows and UNIX environments
* Fixed: Ensure that pluggable.php is loaded at the start of every request
* Fixed: Fancybox: adjust CSS for further box-sizing protection from themes
* Fixed: Use PHP 5.2.1 compatible named pattern matching syntax
* Fixed: Remove usage of __DIR__ constant not supported by PHP 5.2.x
* Fixed: Removed dependency on mb_string PHP module
* Fixed: Allow "No Lightbox" as an option for Lightbox Effects
* Fixed: Warning: "Invalid CRT parameters detected" for Windows environments

= V2.0 - 07.30.2013 =
* NEW: Improved user experience throughout the plugin, settings and usage.
* NEW: Plupload queue uploader that allows for bulk and zip uploads within the same interface.
* NEW: Complete redesign of the NextGEN options panel
* NEW: Added new interface for adding galleries from pages and posts.
* NEW: Galleries are now mobile friendly and responsive, which is most noticeable with a responsive theme.
* NEW: Streamlined functionality for displaying galleries based on tags.
* NEW: Architecture based on Pope Framework (
* NEW: New shortcode, “ngg_images”, and corresponding Attach to Post interface
* NEW: Galleries have now global and instance settings
* NEW: Support for FastCGI environments
* Changed: Replaces shortcodes with placeholder images, however still supports legacy shortcodes.
* Changed: Introduced new Growl-like notifications
* Changed: The container and it’s images are centered for slideshows
* Changed: NextGEN styles now override vs replace default styles
* Changed: NextGEN legacy templates have been deprecated (but still function)
* FIXED: The ability to use NextGEN image as a Featured Image.
* FIXED: Many bugs and annoyances, such as PHP warnings, errors, etc.

= V1.9.13 - 06.11.2013 =
* NEW: Slideshows are now centered to their content area
* Secured: Ensure that only logged in users can upload images
* Fixed: Import date is preserved are no longer Jan 1 1970
* Fixed: Removed mention of upgrade.php, which no longer exists

= V1.9.12 - 02.15.2013 =
* Fixed:   jQuery Conflict Detection was trying to dequeue irremovable scripts

= V1.9.11 - 02.12.2013 =
* NEW: Added the ability to detect JQuery conflicts on NGG Admin Pages and auto-resolve
* Changed: Added "nggalbum" shortcode. Use this when Jetpack is installed.
* Changed: Using natural sorting algorithm for alphanumeric values
* Changed: Database schema is automatically updated when out-of-date
* Fixed: Empty drop-down for "Page Link To"
* Fixed: Alphabetical image sorting
* Fixed: Compatibility with Arjuna X theme
* Fixed: “Creating default object from empty value” on album page
* Fixed: Compatibility issues with PHP 5.4 on album page
* Fixed: E_DEPRECATED warning when using get_userdatabylogin() function
* Fixed: Removed many E_NOTICE errors
* Fixed: Correct use of register_uninstall_hook across all PHP versions
* Fixed:   Fixed several incompatibility issues with Jetpack

= V1.9.10 - 12.18.2012 =
* Fixed: XML-RPC error displayed when authenticating using WordPress 3.5
* Fixed: Restored compatibility with NextGEN Gallery Export Plugin
* Fixed: Removed some remaining references to database upgrade code
* Fixed: Deleted galleries within an album are handed gracefully without warning messages
* Fixed: Correct use of register_uninstall_hook
* Fixed: CSS and usability issues with the TinyMCE window used to display galleries
* Fixed: Inability to generate new image slugs

= V1.9.9 - 12.17.2012 =
* NEW: JW ImageRotator v3.17 is now bundled with the plugin and used by default.
* Changed: Removed database upgrade code for versions of NextGEN Gallery earlier than 1.9.3
* Fixed: Compatibility with WordPress v3.5 ( wpdb->prepare() warnings )
* Fixed: Sorting by filename now produces expected results using a natural sorting algorithm

= V1.9.8 - 12.05.2012 =
* Secured: Removed bundled version of swfupload.
* Changed: All transients created by NextGEN are flushed when the plugin is activated.
* Fixed: Our primary SCM is conducted at, but was not synchronizing correctly with the WordPress Plugin SVN Repository
* Fixed: The transient adjustment fixes:

= V1.9.7 - 11.13.2012 =
* Secured: Removed bundled version of swfupload; using WordPress-bundled version instead for WordPress 3.2 instances
* Changed: Using JQuery UI for the image sorting interface (thanks Tomás Soler)
* Bugfix: Image uploads work in WP 3.2 when using Safari
* Bugfix: Adjusted TinyMCE window to use built-in Javascript libraries
* Bugfix: Removed Photocrati acquisition announcement
* Bugfix: Fixed incorrect usage of ImageJpeg() function
* Bugfix: Switched from "template_redirect" to "wp_enqueue_script" hook to load scripts and styles

= V1.9.6 - 07.21.2012 =
* Changed: Implemented workaround for bug found in WordPress SEO, resulting in no images being added to sitemap
* Bugfix: Fixed an issue with users not being able to dismiss the "Photocrati Acquisition Notice"
* Bugfix: Adjusted Javascript for activating social media pages to load on NextGEN Gallery pages only.
* Bugfix: Fixed compatibility issue with Simple Facebook Connect
* Bugfix: Using correct Facebook Page ID in Like button

= V1.9.5 - 18.07.2012 =
* Changed: Branding changes following Photocrati acquisition (removed donation messages and updated links)
* Secured: Use WordPress-bundled JavaScript libraries for swfobject and swfupload instead of bundling our own
* Bugfix: Adjusted thickbox effect styling to ensure that the lightbox is always displayed in the foreground
* Bugfix: Fixed compatibility issues with Contact Form 7 and other plugins by following WordPress Plugin conventions
* Bugfix: Fixed network-wide activation in WordPress 3.4
* Bugfix: Plugin is no longer dependent on it's folder name

= V1.9.3 - 26.02.2012 =
* Bugfix : Ensure to set the slug for "all" albums
* Bugfix : Updated german translation ( THX to Roger Hunziker )
* Bugfix : Ensure error checking on IPTC array (THX to Kristian Edlund)
* Bugfix : Handle IE8 cached images better in slideshow
* Bugfix : Show album preview image if selected (THX to Kristian Edlund)

= V1.9.2 - 17.01.2012 =
* NEW : Added more XMLRPC commands (THX to Vladimir Vinogradsky)
* Changed : Rework Post-thumbnail function (THX to Kristian Edlund)
* Bugfix : Check first for valid images on unzip (only Mac OS zip-files)
* Bugfix : Increase z-index for twenty eleven theme
* Bugfix : Support non latin chars in tagcloud
* Bugfix : Allow other tinymce intance
* Bugfix : Better support for WPML translation

= V1.9.1 - 10.12.2011 =
* Bugfix : Security hardness for untrusted filenames/meta data (THX to Brian St. Pierre)
* Bugfix : Fixed security vulnerability (TXH to Jon Cave)
* Bugfix : Load piclens script via other function
* Bugfix : IE7 script fix for add gallery
* Bugfix : IE7/IE8 width set correctly for edit album autocomplete field

= V1.9.0 - 27.11.2011 =
* NEW : Keep images transparency for PNG and GIF format
* NEW : Switch to Plupload, support now HTML5 Upload (only with WordPress 3.3)
* NEW : Added client side resize feature (only with WordPress 3.3)
* NEW : Support for gallery templates in album shortcodes [ album id=x template="name" gallery="templatename" ]
* NEW : Added new hook ngg_delete_picture
* Changed : Updated to jQuery Cycle Version 2.9995
* Changed : Always cache the single pictures, remove option
* Bugfix : Couldn't use bulk operation for search results
* Bugfix : Bugfix for Edit thumbnails under IE 8 + 9
* Bugfix : Allow empty altext in ngg.editImage
* Bugfix : Various PHP notice fixes
* Bugfix : Resize fix for Shutter effect and mobile Browser
* Bugfix : FTP Import missing slug field into database
* Bugfix : Check also EXIF field "DateTimeOriginal" for timestamp

= V1.8.4 - 26.10.2011 =
* Bugfix : Fixed security vulnerability (TXH to Alain Schneider)

= V1.8.3 - 07.08.2011 =
* Changed : Support for simple custom permalink structures (i.e. /%category%/%postname%/)
* Bugfix : Sub-Albums in Albums didn't create the correct link
* Bugfix : AJAX Pagination didn't work anymore
* Bugfix : Adding index.php to home_url()
* Bugfix : Preview picture lost on backend gallery page 2 or higher

= V1.8.2 - 12.07.2011 =
* Bugfix : Set pagination variables for search result, otherwise update failed
* Bugfix : Update failed for paged galleries since WordPress 3.2

= V1.8.1 - 18.06.2011 =
* Bugfix : Special case for pagination, instead of showing page-1, we show the clean url
* Bugfix : Various PHP notice fixes
* Bugfix : Typo in rewrite rules
* Bugfix : Flush rewrite rules during upgrade later

= V1.8.0 - 12.06.2011 =
* NEW : Full rework of permalink url structure
* NEW : Adding Google Sitemaps for Images (require WordPress SEO plugin by YOAST )
* NEW : Support for WPML ( WordPress Multilingual Plugin )
* NEW : Adding support for arrow key in shutter effect (THX to Flyvans)
* NEW : Adding sort operation for galleries overview page
* Changed : Updated pagination to new WP3.1 style
* Bugfix : Create unique slug in a better way
* Bugfix : Rework screen options filter for gallery and image table
* Bugfix : Empty values in XMLRPC update calls are ignored
* Bugfix : Create gallery failed when safe-mode on
* Bugfix : Permalink didn't work in combination with album & imagebrowser

= V1.7.4 - 15.02.2011 =
* Bugfix : Disallow direct call of ajax file to avoid path disclosure (THX to High-Tech Bridge SA)
* Bugfix : Rework jQuery Cycle slideshow for IE compat reason (THX to Justin Dickenson)
* Bugfix : Resize only larger images in slideshow
* Bugfix : Improved image format detection in gd.thumbnail class (THX to Kupar.b)

= V1.7.3 - 20.01.2011 =
* NEW : Introduce plugin health check for conflicts with other plugins/themes
* NEW : Adding new XMLRPC method ngg.deleteImage
* NEW : Adding new XMLRPC method ngg.editImage
* Changed : Rework register script for autocomplete feature
* Bugfix : Bugfix for Multisite setup and flash upload
* Bugfix : WP3.1 compat issue, show site admin page only on Multisite installation

= V1.7.2 - 13.12.2010 =
* Bugfix : Adding images to database require slug (NOT NULL)

= V1.7.1 - 13.12.2010 =
* Changed : Disable upgrade for PHP4 user
* Changed : Disable colorpicker for option page
* Bugfix : Compat fix for upgrade

= V1.7.0 - 11.12.2010 =
* NEW : Publish a new post direct from the gallery admin page
* NEW : Added filter hook 'ngg_get_image_metadata' to add more exif/iptc information
* NEW : Adding Autocomplete field to TinyMCE Popup and Album page
* NEW : More methods for XMLRPC interface
* Changed : New hooks for gallery table (THX to Alexander Schneider)
* Changed : Introduce jQuery dialog as new UI element
* Changed : Call TinyMCE window via admin-ajax
* Bugfix : Better support for SSL blogs
* Bugfix : Install/Upgrade failed when table prefix contain captial letters
* Bugfix : Fix validation issues in Media-RSS
* Bugfix : Empty tags in XMP Meta causes PHP error
* Bugfix : Rework load mechanism for slideshow
* Bugfix : Copy meta data when image is copied
* Bugfix : Icon Support for Ozh' Admin Drop Down Menu
* Bugfix : Use correct sort order in slideshow

= V1.6.2 - 19.09.2010 =
* NEW : Added constant NGG_SKIP_LOAD_SCRIPTS to avoid script load
* Bugfix : Load Tags library with core files
* Bugfix : Slideshow script failed in IE7, load script now in header
* Bugfix : Load slideshow widget always
* Changed : New admin notice for database upgrade
* Changed : Rework crop feature for featured images
* Changed : Use site_url() instead get_option ('siteurl'), required for SSL support

= V1.6.1 - 08.09.2010 =
* Bugfix : Script load of swfobject.js failed
* Bugfix : Show sideshow also with 1 or 2 images
* Bugfix : Rework null byte check in zip upload

= V1.6.0 - 07.09.2010 =
* NEW : WordPress 3.0 Network (Multi-Site) support
* NEW : Integrate jQuery Cycle as NON-Flash slideshow
* NEW : Adding jQuery File Tree for import folder (THX to Sergey Pasyuk )
* NEW : Added action hook 'ngg_show_imagebrowser_first' on custom request
* NEW : Added filter hook 'ngg_slideshow_size' to resize sildeshow for mobile browser plugins
* Changed : Reorder tabs for upload
* Changed : New menu icon and screen icon (THX to Ben Dunkle)
* Changed : Load frontend libs always
* Changed : Rework of overview page
* Bugfix : Security bugfix for Zip-Upload (THX to Dominic Szablewski)
* Bugfix : Allow JPG, PNG, GIF extension
* Bugfix : New German translation (THX to Martin Kramarz)
* Bugfix : Copy/Move also backup file
* Bugfix : Calculate correct ratio for fix thumbnail size (THX to Alekz Keck)

= V1.5.5 - 14.06.2010 =
* Bugfix : Compat issue for post thumbnails with WP2.9
* NEW : Adding more hooks for custom fields plugin

= V1.5.4 - 14.06.2010 =
* Bugfix : No resize of smaller images
* Bugfix : Compat issues for Post Thumbnails under WP3.0
* Bugfix : Esc_URL in Media RSS

= V1.5.3 - 11.04.2010 =
* New : Adding pagination to footer
* Changed : Perpare new filter to replace slideshow
* Bugfix : Remove non-breaking space from navigation
* Bugfix : Pagination of galleries
* Bugfix : Fixed brackets position for old shortcode query
* Bugfix : Slideshow option 'Show next image on click" has wrong default value

= V1.5.2 - 25.03.2010 =
* Bugfix : XSS security vulnerability (THX to Core Security Advisories Team , Pedro Varangot)
* Bugfix : Missing $wpdb in shortcodes.php

= V1.5.1 - 23.03.2010 =
* Bugfix : PHP4 compat issue for Add gallery & options page
* Bugfix : Gallery widget can now have a empty title
* Bugfix : Adding correct stripslash for gallery title

= V1.5.0 - 18.03.2010 =
* NEW : Support for Post thumbnail feature
* NEW : Backup and Recover function for images (THX to Simone Fumagalli)
* NEW : Resize images after upload (THX to Simone Fumagalli)
* NEW : Added a JSON class for fetching galleries in a RESTful way (see xml/json.php)
* NEW : Adding various new capabilities for user roles
* NEW : Auto downloader for translation file
* Changed : Rename query var from slideshow to callback for compat reason with other plugin
* Changed : Convert widget function to new WP structure
* Changed : Include lookup for tags into the backend search
* Changed : Restructure addgallery and settings page to enable custom tabs
* Bugfix : Select album preview from gallery preview pics instead random list
* Bugfix : Keep fix dimension in edit thumbnail operation
* Bugfix : Import meta data didn't work correct for existing images
* Bugfix : Fix onload bug for Chrome 4 in Shutter script
* Bugfix : Remove various PHP notices for a better world
* Removed : Canonical link is now part of WordPress 2.9