Version 2.4.2 - 2024.01.15
  • Updated composer dependencies
  • Bump version and tested with WP version
Version 2.4.1 - 2023.09.10
  • Fix edge case bug where act templates could show up in Yoast SEO sitemap
  • Redirect any URL containing 'act_template' as a safety net
  • Bump version and tested with WP version
Version 2.4.0 - 2023.08.18
  • Move custom taxonomies into core for all license levels
  • Move metaboxes into core for all license levels
  • Move instant shortcodes into core for all license levels
  • Adds blurb to add-ons tab and removes ability to install add-ons as they are now included in core
  • Bump version, and tested with WP version
Version 2.3.0 - 2022.01.07
  • Cleanup a bunch of things that were causing error messages in logs
  • Update composer dependencies
  • Tweak add on class check for different rows
  • Bump version, and tested with WP version
  • Adds readme.txt so we an show changelog in update modal
Version 2.2.3 - 2021.06.07
  • Fix a bug with ACT templates publicly queryable

  • Bump version, and tested with WP version.
Version 2.2.2 - 2021.02.27
  • Allow ACT templates to display template sidebar

  • Fix template saving issues
Version 2.2.1 - 2021.01.04
  • Fix an issue with adding addons

Version 2.2.0 - 2020.12.30
  • Update the metabox and "load a template" flow

  • Update tested to version.

Version 2.1.3 - 2020.09.03
  • Fix a display issue in Gutenberg editor sidebar
  • Remove some unnecessary files
  • Update tested with WP version
Version 2.1.2 - 2019.09.04
  • Fix addons tab to get the list of addons available.
Version 2.1.1 - 2019.07.11
  • Change support to use new system
  • Mark as tested with 5.2.2
  • Update composer assets
Version 2.1.0
  • Add translations for Portuguese, French, and Spanish.
  • Add initial Gutenberg editor support.
  • Fix template load order to allow manual override when an automatic template has been loaded.
Version 2.0.14
  • Workaround for PHP installs that don't have mbstring (
Version 2.0.13
  • Fix potential fatal error when having Simple Content Templates activated at the same time as ACT. (Don't do this)
  • Enable support tab for unlicensed users. (Makes troubleshooting license issues easier!)
Version 2.0.12
  • Handle rare edge case where PHP is not configured with iconv support.
Version 2.0.11
  • Update updater URL again. We now use for everything!
Version 2.0.10
  • Replace dependencies with composer.
  • Fix issue with updater not updating.
Version 2.0.9
  • Fix a bug on international sites that caused taxonomy menus to show up and overwrite the "Add Template" menu.
Version 2.0.8
  • Fix warning on admin screens.
  • Fix support modal.
  • Show templates that are marked as private or other post statuses (other than trash)
Version 2.0.7
  • Fix upgrade URLs to point to new store.
  • Update all other URLs to point to new URL.
Version 2.0.6
  • Fix "ghosted" media files when using templates with attachments.
  • Update updater URL to use new
Version 2.0.5
  • Fix issues with JetPack publicize feature.
Version 2.0.4
  • Fix issue license key validation and WordPress 4.6.x
  • Make license key notices more clear to prevent confusion.
Version 2.0.3
  • Turn off SSL verify so that users with crappy hosts can get add-ons and updates.
Version 2.0.2
  • Fix fatal error with upgrades from Simple Content Templates to ACT.
Version 2.0.1
  • Fix preview feature for templates.
Version 2.0.0
  • Holy rewrite batman! We've rebuilt ACT from the ground up with a new, beautiful code base!
  • The settings screens have been redesigned and now function much better.
  • New Add-ons are no available: ACT Instant Shortcodes allows for new and creative uses of shortcodes in templates.
  • Add-ons will also now show up for automatic updates when updates are available, just like other plugins.
  • Oh! And Add-ons are now available to Small Business licenses and up.
  • More add-ons are on the way! Stay tuned. 🙂
Version 1.1.0
  • New feature for Professional License holders: Add Ons!
  • We're launching with one add-on: ACT Metaboxes adds post metaboxes to the ACT template editor automagically.
  • More coming soon!
Version 1.0.11
  • Fixed bug with force conversion of SCT templates.
  • Order templates alphabetically in dropdowns per multiple user requests.
  • Fix occasional bug that caused PHP warnings during template load.
Version 1.0.10
  • Fix Simple Content Template converter to handle HTML properly.
  • Fix admin page bug where Advanced Content Templates post type showed up, confusingly.
  • Add manual Simple Content Templates conversion flag.  To force conversion, visit You must be logged in as an admin.
Version 1.0.9
  • Fixed updater.
Version 1.0.8 Version 1.0.7
  • Ok, but seriously. We're going to get this right this time. Post title now is only set if an existing title is not in place.
Version 1.0.6
  • Don't set post title of target post if post title is already set. (Exception to overwrite rule)
Version 1.0.5
  • Loosen search for post types to include posts that have exclude_from_search set to true.  More post types should now work with ACT!
Version 1.0.4
  • Fix dreaded updater issue.
Version 1.0.3
  • Fixed issue with Simple Post Template upgrade sequence.
Version 1.0.2
  • Fixed error with anonymous functions and older versions of PHP.
Version 1.0.1
  • Fixed warnings and notices.
Version 1.0
  • Initial release.