PWT ACL

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PWT ACL 3.2.1

Released on 02 November 2018

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+ -> Option to disable the "Asset Issues detected" notice on the Control Panel

# -> Fix issue with incorrect loading of sidebar translations
# -> Go to correct view in backend menu
# -> Fix wizard after adding the asset languages

^ -> Only remove legacy-actions when no permissions are set in Diagnostics
^ -> Only display "Asset Issues detected" notice for Super Users
^ -> Adding com_privacy & com_actionlog to list of core-components without ACL

$ -> Provided translation updated

PWT ACL 3.2.0

Released on 01 October 2018

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+ -> Display languages & filter languages for assets
+ -> Adding option to filter assets by start and end levels
^ -> Quickscan Asset Issues notice trigger via plugin with caching, adding notice on Control Panel

^ -> Change ACL Manager removal, supporting external updating tools
^ -> Cleanup old files during installation / update

$ -> Croatian translation updated
$ -> German translation updated
$ -> Swedish translation updated

PWT ACL 3.1.0

Released on 17 July 2018

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Note: because of a bug in PWT ACL 3.0.0 this update needs to be installed manually via the Joomla installer!

+ -> Additional check for content without or incorrect Category ID

# -> Added missing installation warning language strings
# -> Prevent MySQL MAX_JOIN_SIZE errors for some hosting environments
# -> Fix incorrect extensions table check for in diagnostics
# -> Prevent HTML in extension language strings messing up dropdowns
# -> Improve ACL Manager detection to remove, also detecting installations without package
# -> Fix editable modules only option when view is set for com_modules
# -> Fix "Class 'Uri' not found" error when updating

^ -> Better description for the Copy and Import action
^ -> Display error message instead of 500 error when uploading invalid JSON files
^ -> Remove clear-permissions button for Super User groups to prevent lock-out
^ -> Hide components without object permissions in Step 2 of Wizard
^ -> Display Asset Issues detected message on dashboard

$ -> Dutch translation updated
$ -> Catalan translation updated
$ -> Japanese translation updated
$ -> Spanish translation updated
$ -> Thai translation updated
$ -> Norwegian translation updated

PWT ACL 3.0.0

Released on 18 May 2018

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+ -> Added a wizard to allow easy setup of new group permissions
+ -> Added option to copy permissions between groups
+ -> Added export & import functionality to use the same permissions setup on multiple sites
+ -> Added option to show only editable contacts in Contact Manager
+ -> Added two CLI scripts for fixing diagnostic issues & rebuilding assets table

^ -> Renamed from ACL Manager into PWT ACL
^ -> Completely rewritten the extension from scratch, improved performance and code quality
^ -> Clickable permission grid now stores changes directly via AJAX
^ -> Diagnostics tool improved to detect more issues and able to handle very large sites
^ -> Improved backend access check to handle new backend menu's access
^ -> Permission grid only toggles between logic action states, preventing conflicts

- -> Removed support for Joomla 2.5
- -> Removed print options
- -> Removed sidebars for group and user views

ACL Manager 2.5.4

Released on 13 July 2017

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^ -> Improve fall-back for components without ACL support
# -> Fix issue saving group permissions

ACL Manager 2.5.3

Released on 11 July 2017

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^ -> Further improve work-around for asset changes in Joomla! 3.7.3
# -> Fix changing core.admin permission causing forced logout

ACL Manager 2.5.2

Released on 07 July 2017

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# -> Hide com_fields from permission table
# -> Hide #__ucm_content entries from permission table
^ -> core.options is now a global action! Remove temporary work-around
^ -> Work-around for asset changes in Joomla! 3.7.3 causing issues with the permissions grid
^ -> Change diagnostics detection to align with Joomla! 3.7.3

ACL Manager 2.5.1

Released on 11 May 2017

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# -> Fix PHP 7.1 warning for asset level calculations
# -> Fix error for older Joomla! versions not using menu assets
+ -> Joomla! 3.7 compatibility
# -> Fix issue with JAccess::getAssetRules returning different data in Joomla! 3.7

ACL Manager 2.5.0

Released on 11 January 2017

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+ -> Adding ACL grid support for Joomla! Core Menus
+ -> Adding diagnostic support for Joomla! Core Menus
+ -> Display asset name in diagnostic view for easier debugging
+ -> Adding German (Switzerland) [de-CH] language
^ -> DataTables JS update
^ -> Preparations for ACL Manager 3
^ -> Move language files to component folder, language packs no longer needed
^ -> Switch from Akeeba Live Update to Joomla! core update system

ACL Manager 2.4.7

Released on 05 May 2016

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# -> Show only the assigned user groups in user permission view, no parents
+ -> Adding Flemish [nl-BE] language
+ -> Adding detection for categories added in Joomla! 3.5 without asset rules
# -> Prevent JavaScript issues for extensions with custom actions without language strings
+ -> Adding support for core.options action, that is available for some core-components
+ -> Adding diagnostic issue detection for components using the core categories
# -> Fix issue for the PDO database driver

ACL Manager 2.4.6

Released on 30 September 2014

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# -> Fix articles visibility issue in Joomla! 2.5 due listLimit bug fix

ACL Manager 2.4.5

Released on 24 September 2014

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# -> Fix Module Manager filtering issues in permission grid
# -> Fix title filter for user permissions overview
^ -> Better handling for 3rd party asset icons
# -> Fix listLimit bug introduced in Joomla! 3.3.4

ACL Manager 2.4.4

Released on 29 April 2014

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# -> Fix ordering of additional language files, English as fallback. Component menu in site language.
^ -> Change method of overriding/extending the Joomla! core classes, thank you Marcelo Gilano
# -> Added missing com_ajax & com_contenthistory as new core components in plugin
# -> Fix issue with reset permissions modal in Joomla! 2.5
+ -> Joomla! 3.3 compatibility

ACL Manager 2.4.3

Released on 06 January 2014

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# -> Fix issue that Joomla! 3.2 backend is always in English when browsing ACL Manager
# -> Fix filtering issue on selecting single article for menu in Joomla! 3.2

ACL Manager 2.4.2

Released on 18 November 2013

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# -> Prevent loading override files for Joomla! 3.2 as Module ACL is in core
# -> Fix redeclare class ContentModelArticles error in Featured tab of Article Manager
# -> Fix wrong construction of link to category
# -> Print button was not visible in Joomla! 3.x
^ -> Added com_ajax & com_contenthistory as new core components without permissions
^ -> Hide modules in permission overview when 'Show Item' filter set to 'no'

ACL Manager 2.4.1

Released on 07 November 2013

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# -> Fix JSON error for groups in ACL Manager without users
# -> Fix issues for PHP 5.2 compatibility
# -> Prevent wrong list of asset issues in diagnostic tool
# -> Filter set to "all" didn't returned any article or modules when ACL editable only enabled
^ -> Update of the ACL Manager installation script

ACL Manager 2.4.0

Released on 30 October 2013

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+ -> New option to set additional permissions for the Category Manager (com_categories)
+ -> New option to show only the Articles in the Article Manager that a User is allowed to edit
+ -> New option to allow to set permissions per Module
+ -> New option to show only the Modules in the Module Manager that a User is allowed to edit
+ -> Quick links to create new User Groups and Users in User & User Groups overviews
^ -> Hide disabled components from the ACL Manager grid
^ -> Akeeba Live Update library updated to the latest version
^ -> Additonal actions are opened by default on print view
^ -> Prevent possible jQuery conflicts
^ -> lft value of Root Asset set to 0 instead of 1 when rebuilding assets table
^ -> Prevent parent_id=0 on sites with with corrupted categories/articles tables, causing backend login issues
^ -> Load assigned Users & Groups in permission grid dynamically
^ -> Several compatibility changes to support Joomla! 3.2
^ -> Prevent user to configure actions in ACL Manager when component configure is not allowed
# -> Fix JavaScript issue on changing action state with no parent
# -> Prevent Undefined index error when checking assetAction, thank you Evandro Machado
# -> Fix issue with Diagnostic Rebuild button not working in Joomla! 3.x
# -> Fix wrong link URL for Extension Manager asset in grid overview
# -> Fix issue with fixed table heading on permission grid view in Joomla! 3.x
- -> Remove redirect back to ACL Manager grid after editing articles, categories and config from ACL Manager

ACL Manager 2.3.1

Released on 14 January 2013

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# -> Fix issue with loading of users and user groups in control panel for JSN PowerAdmin template
# -> Changing function strstr() for better PHP 5.2.x compatibility
^ -> Diagnostic tool now checks for specific categories actions per component
+ -> Diagnostic tool can now fix categories and articles with asset_id = 0
# -> Prevent 3rd party plugins manipulating the ACL Manager JSON causing issues in control panel
+ -> Load ACL Manager English language file for fallback in component options

ACL Manager 2.3.0

Released on 03 January 2013

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# -> Fix layout issue with diagnostic page in Joomla! 2.5
^ -> Improved checks to detect issues with assets
# -> Fix diagnistic issue in combination with certain other extensions in Joomla! 3.0
^ -> Prevent ACL Manager checking ACL support for Joomla! core components
+ -> Adding diagnostic check to detect and remove orphan assets
+ -> Improved diagnostic check to add missing category and article assets
+ -> New option to set the 'Diagnostic Issues Limit', preventing memory_size errors on sites with thousands of asset issues
+ -> Notice on User permissions overview to explain you can only set permissions for User Groups
^ -> Users & Groups on ACL Manager home are now dynamically loaded to reduce loading time for large sites
+ -> Adding Ukrainian [uk-UA] language, thank you Yuriy Chubarov
+ -> Adding Greek [el-GR] language, thank you Tryfon Farmakakis