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DataGrab release notes
Andrew Weaver Posted: 04 August 2010 02:51 PM
Total Posts:  1351
Joined  2006-04-12

I’ll post new details of new releases of the DataGrab module here.

To download the new version go to your Purchases page.

The latest release is:

Version 1.8.0 - 28th August 2013

New: added support for Grid fieldtype
New: added option to fetch images for File field (also in Matrix and Grid)
Fix: custom statuses should now work
Fix: removed unneeded field that prevented it working in EE2.7

Version 1.7.5 - 29th April 2013

Added support for EE2.6 relationships
Fixes for EE2.6
Added Assets 2 support
Various Matrix improvements and bug fixes
Several other bug fixes

Version 1.7.5 - 19th July 2012

Added support for Pixel and Tonic Assets fieldtype.
Added support for Pages module
Added Solspace Tag support
Added support for exp:presso Store fieldtype
Added extra security to saved imports with optional passkey

Improved Matrix imports and updates.
Improved category behaviour when updating entries
Categories are matched at all levels, not just at top-level
Improved module’s front page

Various Matrix fieldtype bug fixes and improvements
Fixed url_title prefixing
Now catches empty lines in csv file
Fixed sql error when imported entries by member id

Version 1.7.1 - 1st March 2012

Improved Structure support
Improved Matrix support (requires Matrix version 2.2.4 or above)
Added button to save imports before you run them
(Re-)added default category setting
Added rudimentary batch import option (only works within Control Panel)
Fixed bug where SEO Lite settings were not saving
Fixed bug if Pages module installed and imports not run from Control Panel
Tidied up saved imports display
Added extra reporting to import.

Version 1.7.0 - 5th December 2011

Preliminary support for Matrix fields
Multiple category group support
Improved compatibility with other field types (e.g., Playa, multi select checkboxes, files)
Authors can be assigned from custom member fields
Added basic inline help. First stages of documentation improvements
Fixed numerous bugs

Version 1.6.1 - 25th October 2011

Support for url title
Support for expiry date
Improved category support (eg, numeric catgeories)
SEO Lite support
Added timer and optimised import
skip= and limit= parameters for initial batch import facility
Initial support for fieldtype handling

Version 1.6.0 beta 4 - 11th March 2011

Major internal rewrite of import functions
Improved entry updating
Added Playa support
Added more flexible 3rd party fieldtype support
Added filename paramter to {exp:ajw_datagrab:run_saved_import} tag
Added comment url option when inserting comments
Improved WordPress importer
Fixed small bugs.

Version 1.5.0 - 22nd October 2010

Now uses the Channel API to add, update and delete entries.
Improved delete old entries function.
Fixed MSM bug.
Fixed related field bug.
Improved error checking.
Initial Playa support.
Fixed bug when assigning entries to a member by member_id.
Added preliminary comments support.
Improved XML data type.
Removed deprecated function call.

Version 1.0.2 - 12th August 2010

Changed deprecated database orderby() function to order_by()
Added support for relationship fields.
Added fix for when checkboxes were unset form saved import.

Version 1.0.1 - 4th August 2010

Added the facility to set entry status.
Fixed bug when a field mapping was removed from a saved import.
Fixed Date field bug introduced by EE2.1
Disabled caching.
Fixed bug where a parent category could cause a duplicate database entry error.
Fixed bug when channel has no category group attached.
Fixed issues if more than one {exp:ajw_datagrab:run_saved_import} tag was used in a template.
Improved error handling of XML data type.
Fixed bug when updated entries with no category group assigned.
Improved handling of tab delimited CSV files.
Tried to improve error reporting of Magpie parser.


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