AdventCount Changelog

Version 1.2.6 (28.01.2021)


  • Fixes attendees page, statistics and export for a large number of attendees.
  • Fixes issue with license key check due to update on the API.
  • Fixes missing fonts folder for admin area.

Version 1.2.5 (10.12.2020)


  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.6.


  • Correctly output “Calendar finished” message on frontend.

Version 1.2.4 (02.12.2020)


  • Changes street number field to text to allow alphanumerical characters, e. g. “20a”.

Version 1.2.3 (27.11.2020)


  • Fixes query call for daily reminder emails to properly select entries.
  • Fixes another expire check if “expire after” is set.
  • Reduced the amount of displayed RSS entries from our blog to 3.

Version 1.2.2 (26.11.2020)


  • Fixes checkbox answers in frontend to display correctly.
  • Fixes text answer to accept spaces on frontend.
  • Fixes timezone calculations when UTC+X timezone was set.
  • Fixes broken winner drawing in backend.

Version 1.2.1 (24.11.2020)


  • Fix expire check if “expire after” is set.
  • Fix updating verified values on additional entries by same attendee.
  • Fix frontend CSS for images in intro/price modal.

Version 1.2.0 (20.11.2020)


  • Previously the plugin saved the wrong timestamps for the calendar and doors. This has now been fixed. Any existing calendars need to be updated manually!


  • New answer type “Text” for custom text is now available.


  • Improved output of multiple choice and yes/no questions in frontend.


  • Resolved an issue with the calendar doors sometimes did not output in the correct order on the frontend.
  • Fixed table title of calendar name in calendar overview.
  • Added additional status to license check to approve all correct licenses.

Version 1.1.4 (29.10.2020)


  • Daily reminder e-mail subject is now translateable.
  • Daily reminder e-mail variables now work correctly.

Version 1.1.3 (07.10.2020)


  • Fixes door arrangement in backend.
  • Fixes call of file in backend.

Version 1.1.2 (05.10.2020)


  • Added shortcode snippet to settings page.
  • Added CSS to post table view to improve styling of table.


  • Update function fixed, updates for AdventCount now also show if no other plugins need to be updated.
  • Remove PHP warnings on license page.
  • Example data updated.

Version 1.1.1 (22.09.2020)


  • Shows shortcode for calendar in calendar overview.


  • Updated translation strings in JavaScript to remove errors.
  • Changed setting of timezones to be backwards compatible to WP 4.9.

Version 1.1.0 (21.09.2020)


  • Advent calendar overview added with duplicate and delete functionality.
  • Advent calendar block now supports wide and full alignment.


  • Enabled GIF format for background images.
  • Date formats in settings and wizard support german date format.
  • Plugin CSS in backend refactored.
  • Share buttons will show the default network colors of no specific color is selected.
  • Wizard now correctly applies example data on several fields.
  • Selected start and end dates in wizard get passed on door date fields.
  • E-mail details can be now entered in the wizard to set up emailing correctly.
  • Shariff Wrapper plugin install in wizard improved.
  • Data query form updated with prepopulated fields in wizard and settings.
  • Fully updated german language files added.
  • Example calendar data updated to 2020.
  • Default background images updated to 2020.


  • Remove REST API warnings that appeared with WP 5.5.
  • Create example advent calendar only once when plugin is activated.
  • Update license meta key to be unique.
  • Remove PHP warning for verified/unverified participants cronjob.
  • Remove unneeded session_start() function calls that caused PHP warnings.
  • Redirect correctly if calendar has ended.
  • Set given name to post or page after wizard finished.
  • Fixed inconsistent boolean settings display.
  • Fixed display of verified status of an attendee.
  • Fixed inconsistent naming of the calendar name.
  • Fixed issues with umlauts in JSON strings.

Version 1.0.10 (20.12.2019)

  • fixed minor bugs
  • the tab “Winner” now shows all saved winners.
  • fixed license validation message: license validation display now works correctly (If the message “Key not valid” appears, simply confirm the key again in the menu item “License”).

Version 1.0.9 (17.12.2019)

  • new feature: our live editor is here. Now you can easily determine the position of your doors in the frontend. The doors can also be scaled separately. So different door sizes are no longer a problem.
  • new feature: you can now make a note appear when you click on a door that is already closed or not yet open.
  • new feature: it is now possible to decide individually for each door whether or not to request data. You can also select the fields to be queried. However, the fields must first still be set in the tab “Data Query”.
  • new feature: the tab “Participants” now shows whether the participant gave a correct answer or not.
  • fixed minor bugs

Version 1.0.8 (04.12.2019)

  • fixed winner drawing: only participants with correct answers can now be selected.
  • fixed .csv export: all participants will now be exported to the .csv file.
  • fixed single mobile door: if you select “Display only one door”, only the current door is now displayed.
  • new feature: for each door it is now possible to select individually which fields are to be queried during the data query for this door. As before, the fields must be set in the “Data query” tab.

Version 1.0.7 (29.11.2019)

  • new feature: individual confirmation page can now be specified
  • fixed time settings, local time is now used instead of universal time
  • fixed RSS feed in plugin dashboard
  • updated German translations
  • updated placeholders

Version 1.0.6 (25.11.2019)

  • fixed translation-problems

Version 1.0.5 (23.11.2019)

  • fixed “Video”: Videos can now be displayed
  • fixed theme support
  • fixed door problems
  • fixed some other minor bugs

Version 1.0.4 (22.11.2019)

  • fixed “Display mobile”-Toggle: all doors are displayed when the option is selected.
  • fixed “Question field only”-Bug: the correct popup is displayed in the calendar.
  • fixed “Door order”: the doors remain in the selected order after saving.
  • fixed some other minor bugs

Version 1.0.3 (18.11.2019)

  • fixed minor bugs

Version 1.0.2 (14.11.2019)

  • fixed minor bugs

Version 1.0.1 (12.11.2019)

  • fixed minor bugs
  • added German translation

Version 1.0.0 (09.11.2019)

  • Initial release
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