Release date: 17/09/2021
Here is the list of theme files that already been updated:
Migrating v1.2.9 Layout to v1.3.0 menu & widget
Setup CloudArcade v1.3.0 to make it like demo site.
Let you create navigation menu with drag & drop method (No HTML code required). Dropdown menu is supported.
Similar to Wordpress widget.
Auto Publish (Plugin)
Automatically post or publish games with timer, so you can let the CMS work for you.
Auto Publish info & guide
Now theme update is separated from CMS updater. You can update CMS without updating themes.
You can install theme dirrectly from theme page.
Login logo uploader
Now you can add or update "Login logo" from site settings.
User or player can delete their own account.
Many part of the CMS and theme files has been changed
Add menus and prefs table
On previous version, score will added even current player score is already exist. Now the CMS only update score if morethan it's best score.
Remove "CloudArcade" branding on footer (Themes).
Release date: 29/08/2021
Fetch games API (includes/fetch.php)
With Fetch API, you can create "Load more" button and create your own RSS feed. Tutorial
Create “Load More” games with Custom Page
Custom Fields (Plugin)
Now you can add custom parameter / data / fields for games, pages and categories. Tutorial
How to use “Custom Fields” and what can it do ?
Add index.php on "admin" folder
Release date: 20/08/2021
"Remember me" login or login session.
User can auto logged-in with 3 month cookie expiration date (the last site access).
Release date: 15/08/2021
Open game in "New window"
"New window" go to current domain page instead of distributor source url.
.htaccess file has been updated.
On previous version, you can't access "your-domain.com/category" because it doesn't have a slash in the end, now you can access any page with or without a slash "/".
"your-domain.com/category/action&page=2" now changed to "your-domain.com/category/action/2
get_permalink() now support more than 2 parameters.
Some of theme scripts has been updated.
IP Address too long
Logged in IP address now skipped if too long.
Release date: 28/06/2021
Comments Manager (Plugin)
Let you manage and moderate all user comments.
Filtering specific words or sentences from user comment. If user comment contains listed words, it's words will be replaced with "***".
Comment filter located at "includes/banned-words-comment.json".
Increase fetch games amount
GamePix and Gamedistribution max amount now increased to 100, and for "Fetch Games Extended" increased to 1000.
Improve fetch games method
Now you can import thousand games in one click. previously you can't, to avoid server time out.
Release date: 07/06/2021
Let you create or show game leaderboard based on player score. Leaderboard will be shown on game page if there is a score record.
With CloudArcade API, you can communicate between game and your server. More info about Game API
Blog / Posts
This require a plugin to use blog/post feature. Now you can create a blog or a news page. You can access blog page with your-domain.com/post/
Page scripts part from internal scripts now deprecated, combined to "core/page.php"
Sitemap url now including blog posts if exist.
Submitted score increase 10xp.
Cumulative Layout Shift
Release date: 26/05/2021
Now you can change category or path name (page, game, search and more). Unicode is allowed.
On previous version, unicode character is not allowed for slug. by activating this, you can use unicode characters on slug or another url.
Add domain port on "DOMAIN" constant. used for local server.
Sub-folder usage configuration now more easier and clean to do.
MDBootstrap css & js stored locally
admin/login.php now deprecated
Login script now use a single codebase to avoid confusion.
Increase page & offset for Fetch Games