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Change Log

For an overview of all changes specific to the User Meta Pro, check out the change log.


(Released: May 13, 2022)

* Fix: Security fix for file upload path traversal and preventing XSS attack on fields name insertion


(Released: Mar 19, 2022)

* Fix: Sanitization on file upload path


(Released: Feb 21, 2022)

* Fix: Sanitization on form and shared fields title


(Released: Sept 05, 2021)

* New fields: Consent, Social Link, Video Link
* Changed field groups for future fields insertion
* Autofocus on first input
* Pattern-rules on Reset Password field
* Notice for user feedback
* Fix: User listing search function issue
* New Author Box addon


(Released: October 24, 2020)

* New fields on lite version: HTML, Captcha, Image URL, Phone Number
* Fix: Multiselect field’s error on multi-page
* Fix: Bold label issue on settings page
* Pro: New Restrict Content addon


(Released: July 25, 2020)

* Fix: Broken URL at “Get started” panel.


(Released: June 15, 2020)

* Login widget and form widget on the lite version.
* New fields on lite version: Multi-select, Date-Time, File Upload, Number, Url, Country, Custom Field, Page Heading, Section Heading
* Pro: New WooCommere addon


(Released: April 23, 2020)

* Added User Listing addon
* Removed Jabber, Aim, and Yim fields
* Added French Canadian language support
* Fix: Unique Display Name validation
* Fix: End date inclusion in export


(Released: January 29, 2020)

* Fix: Message for missing captcha keys
* Fix: error message on disable ajax login
* Fix captcha error on custom login
* Updated translation files


(Released: January 19, 2020)

* Fix: Multi-value fields sanitize


(Released: January 17, 2020)

* reCaptcha v3
* Apply sanitize_* and esc_* to missing fields
* Use latest composer bin to generate vendor (plateform and require 5.6.0)
* Bump requirements WP-4.7 PHP-5.6
* bootstrap version updated to 3.4.1
* multiple-select updated to 1.5.2
* Placeholder JQuery plugin updated to 2.3.1
* Jquery UI CSS theme updated to 1.12.1
* font-awesome updated to 5.12.0
* Update html lib to version 1.1.0


(Released: October 13, 2019)

* Updated countries list
* Added user row options for multisite
* Fix: Pagination error removed


(Released: December 16, 2018)

* More specific error messages in form saving
* Fix: Regex added in phone field to fix bug
* Fix: duplicate meta value on user import (new users)
* Fix: Update compatibility for WP-4.4.0


(Released: October 1, 2018)

* ReCaptcha, timepicker, validationEnginn version update.
* Using data uri to export users.
* Fix: file upload size bug.
* Fix: exclude roles on user export.
* Added min and max required options for the checkbox.


(Released: June 7, 2018)

* Added support for GDPR data export
* rich_text field accepts options by hook
* Fix: read-only for rich_text field
* Removed Reset password style
* Added user_meta_admin capability
* Minimum requirement WP-4.4
* Updated bootstrap to v3.3.7
* New filter hook: user_meta_wp_hooks
* Deprecated hook: user_meta_wp_hook
* Lite: Login by username or email or both of them
* Lite: Front-end lost-password and reset-password options
* Lite: Show logged-in user customized data, based on user role
* Pro: New built-in menu for add-ons management
* Deprecate using user-meta-advanced and user-meta-wpml addons separately
* New pro addon: BuddyPress xProfile Export
* Fix: pagination bug for non-pagination page
* Enhance security of file uploader


(Released: July 9, 2017)

* Export and import multiple roles
* Allow array in roles
* Separate options for different captcha
* Scroll to top with page heading
* Code: New filter hook: user_meta_recaptcha_request_method
* Code: Removed PHP7.1 depreciated mcrypt_encrypt dependencies
* Code: Update ReCaptcha to 1.1.3
* Code: Minimum requirements for the plugin is PHP-5.5
* Fix: Page navigation bug
* Fix: Role export bug


(Released: February 12, 2017)

* PHP7 compatibility
* Modify class names according to PSR-2 standard
* Added more options to captcha
* Lite: Add login features to lite version
* Fix: print inline js to backend profile (date-time was not working)
* Fix: bug on user importing extra fields
* Fix: Login error message bug
* Fix: Conditional logic for checkbox, radio, and multi-select
* Fix: Using multiple captchas on the same page


(Released: August 23, 2016)

* Visual options selector for dropdown, multi-select, radio and checkbox
* Code: Minimum requirements for the plugin is PHP-5.4 and WP-3.7
* Code: Using namespace and rewriting field generation classes
* Code: Apply PSR-2 coding standard to all PHP files
* Code: Rewrite all field generation codes
* Optimized for wpml support
* Update translation files
* Added user_meta_loaded action hook to load extensions
* Put inline front-end JavaScript to footer
* Added tooltip to field editor
* Remove placeholder as field label type, as placeholder has its own field.
* Force uploaded file name to be lowercase and special character escaped.
* New Hooks: user_meta_field_config_render, user_meta_field_config_before_update, user_meta_form_config_render
* Style file remove link
* Delete avatar and files while deleting a user
* Delete old files & avatar on profile update
* Redirection to a page
* Export users by form_id and write to file
* Renamed user-meta directory to user-meta-pro for pro version
* Fix: re-validation for regex input
* Fix: Storing admin approval emails bug
* Fix: Email notification selection tab collapse
* Fix: Bulk users export issue
* Fix: Password reset issue since WP-4.3
* Fix: Add user to blog, without user_login but user_email
* Fix: Don’t let existing user register again for the same site under network
* Fix: WP-4.5 compatibility

  • Fix: Add user to blog
  • Fix: Duplicate field id in case of form import
  • Check if other reCaptcha library is exists, to avoid conflict.
  • Fix: Rich text url bug


  • Redesigned fields and forms editor.
  • Conditional logic.
  • Remove base64_decode.
  • Switch uploader code to admin-ajax.php.
  • Remove html5 required validation, add html5 regex to custom field.
  • Hide extra social fields from backend profile.
  • reCaptcha v2.
  • Added %generated_password% placeholder.
  • Added %user_modified_data% placeholder.
  • Strip
  • Add retype_label to custom field.
  • Added Turkish and Czech translation.
  • Added yearRange to datetime field.
  • Profile update email for backend, track modified email.
  • Added filter: user_meta_countries_list filter to countries list.
  • Added regex to password field.
  • Separate email verification and admin approval processes.
  • Fix: required checkbox error.
  • Remove password & email field from standard fields set. Those fields can can be used via “custom fields”.
  • Username will remain same as email while registration without username.


  • Support user registration for free version.
  • Added registration link with login form/widget.
  • Optimized sending email notification to all admins.
  • Added ver paramater to js and css files.
  • Remove plugin-framework.css/js. Split user-meta.js into user-meta.js and user-meta-admin.js
  • Import both plain text and hashed password with users import
  • New Shortcode: [user-meta-field-value id=XXX] for showing single field value.
  • New Shortcode: [user-meta-field id=XXX] to show stored field value.
  • Allow override of WordPress default user registration and reset password email by add-on.
  • New Filter: user_meta_admin_email_recipient to filter admin notification email.
  • Added multiselect field and allow optgroup on select.
  • Optimize the plugin for user-meta-advanced add-on.
  • Allow action/filter hook enable/disable by ‘user_meta_wp_hook’ filter.
  • Added Chinese translation.
  • Number field allows integer and decimal point.
  • Fix: postbox toggle icon and allows drag texts inside postbox.
  • Removed users_can_register option dependencies for user registration form.
  • Store resetpass hashed key instead of plaintext as of WP-3.7
  • Added Lost Password email notification.
  • Added role placeholder.


  • Add user_id parameter to user_meta_pre_user_update filter hook.
  • Remove not used uploaded files via schedule events.
  • Add Russian translation. (Thanks to Vitaliy Cherednichenko for the translation)
  • Add Spanish translation. (Thanks to Jelena Kovacevic for the translation)
  • Add placeholder support to Fields Editor.
  • Change file upload directory to /uploads/files/
  • Change logout url. Logout url is not using resetpass anymore.
  • Add html5 placeholder to field by user-meta hook.
  • Bug fix: Required validation for country field.
  • Add settings for customize UMP generated text for front-end.
  • Allow to send email notification for all users who have administrative role.
  • User password will not force to include in registration email notification.
  • Add option for use default lostpassword url.
  • Remember last user import settings.
  • Use separate page for reset password and email verification.
  • Login redirect will not show any message while redirecting.

  • Add Captcha to login form.
  • Fix import UMP and pagination bugs.


  • Introduce new field type “Custom Field” to add custom regex and error messages.
  • Use TinyMCE as rich text editor.
  • meta_key auto generates from field title.
  • Enable translation for dynamic text.
  • Disable free to pro one click update as WordPress plugin guidelines.
  • Add allow_custom in datetime field to allow more customization by js.
  • Added alternate method when allow_url_fopen=0 for shows uploaded image.
  • Field validation in both server and client side.


  • Assign form to login widget.
  • Allow role based profiling as a widget.
  • Replace type=both into type=profile-registration
  • Replace type=none into type=public
  • type=public allow user_id as $_GET for showing the public user profile.
  • Add type=login to form widget.
  • Change date format and filter hook.
  • Default role selection.
  • Shortcode generator popup.
  • Clickable checkbox and radio.
  • Added filter: user_meta_pre_configuration_update for fields_editor, forms_editor and settings.
  • Action: user_meta_load_admin_pages
  • Filter: user_meta_execution_page_config
  • Filter: user_meta_default_login_form
  • Added filter support to lost password form and default login form.
  • Theme for reCaptcha.
  • Check user access by “add_users” capability.
  • Clickable users listing for Active | Inactive | Pending | Pending Approval
  • Change email verification and reset password process.
  • WordPress-3.5 compatibility.
  • UMP Export-Import fields, forms, settings.
  • Role based profile showing.
  • Allow role selection on registration/profile (admin can choose which roles user can select).
  • Field title position: Top, Left, Right, Inline, Hidden.
  • Added “Auto login after user registration” feature.
  • Fixes: Password changing from the front-end.
  • Image crop for avatar or file upload.
  • Enable SSL admin.
  • Assign custom form with login widget/login form that allows to use custom field, class name, changing button text/class.
  • Integrate plugin-framework.pot with user-meta.pot (single pot file instead of two).
  • Provide more action/filter hook in every step.
  • Allow to use placeholder under html field.
  • MU: New blog registration.
  • MU: Add user to blog.
  • MU: added option for preventing login for non-member for current blog.
  • Registration/Profile widget.
  • Registration/Profile Template Tag.
  • Extended users export.
  • Allow to change button’s text and css class of a form.
  • Custom email notification for profile update(both user and admin).


  • One click upgrades to Pro version.
  • Add default email sender support.
  • One click version updates.
  • Login widget. Showing role based user data with login widget or shortcode.
  • Extra fields in backend profile.
  • Role based customizable email notification with extra fields.
  • Import users from csv file including user’s meta data.
  • Front-end lost password and reset password tools.
  • User email verification on registration.
  • User activation and deactivation.
  • Role based user redirection on registration, login and logout.


  • Added Support while fails AJAX call


  • Support several types of field to create profile and registration form.
  • Fornt-end profile and user registration shortcode.
  • Front-end login shortcode and widget.
  • Allow login with username or email.

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