GTM Kit Changelog

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Changelog

[1.22.4] – 2024-05-30

Enhancements:

  • Improve log and support data.

Bugfixes:

  • There was a typo preventing the GTMKIT_WC_DEBUG_TRACK_PURCHASE constant from having any effect.

Other:

  • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.9.CookieInformationScanner

    [1.22.3] – 2024-05-22

    Bugfixes:

    • The datalayer was not pushed when the container was disabled.

    [1.22.2] – 2024-05-14

    Bugfixes:

    • Fix items in add_shipping_info and add_payment_info.

    [1.22.1] – 2024-05-13

    Bugfixes:

    • wait_for_update was not printed in Google Consent Mode default settings.

    [1.22] – 2024-05-08

    Enhancements:

    • Added an Event Inspector for verifying that events are being pushed to the datalayer. You can now debug events without using GTM preview mode.
    • Added advanced GCM settings: ‘ads_data_redaction’, ‘url_passthrough’ and ‘wait_for_update’.
    • Updated the custom container loader for use with Stape.io.

    [1.21] – 2024-04-15

    Enhancements:

    • Added user-data in the datalayer containing user data formatted for the User-Provided Data variable so you don’t have to map it manually.
    • Added Google Tag Manager templates for Google Ads and Facebook.
    • Added dynamic template sections that allows for template updates wíthout updating the plugin.
    • The tutorial section is now dynamic and based on a feed, so we don’t have to update the plugin to include new tutorials.

    Bugfixes:

    • JavaScript translations was not loaded correct.

    Other:

    • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.8.

    [1.20] – 2024-03-20

    Enhancements:

    • Added a new section for GTM templates that you can use to configure the necessary Tags, Triggers and Variables in Google Tag Manager.
    • Added support for the ‘new_customer’ parameter on the ‘purchase’ event, which is used for customer acquisition reporting and Google Smart Shopping campaigns.
    • Added a debug log for debugging the ‘purchase’ event without make a purchase.
    • Improved the pagespeed of the control panel. The control panel is now loading significantly faster than before.

    Bugfixes:

    • Add missing ‘currency’ on the ‘view_item’ event.
    • Add missing ‘payment_type’ on the ‘add_payment_info’ event.
    • On the ‘add_shipping_info’ and ‘add_payment_info’ events the items parameter was cast as an object instead of an array as it should be.

    Other:

    • Require WooCommerce 8.0.

    [1.19.1] – 2024-03-05

    Bugfixes:

    • Scripts were not enqueued if the container was inactive.

    Other:

    • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.7.

    [1.19] – 2024-02-07

    Enhancements:

    • Add option to fire a ‘load_delayed_js’ event, which can be used to delay JavaScript execution in Google Tag Manager.
    • This release comes with many behind-the-scenes improvements and general enhancements.
    • The script settings are the same on all pages and are now cached in the object cache for better performance.
    • The function to share system data with the support team has been improved with more data.
    • The code has been refactored for extendability.

    [1.18.1] – 2024-01-08

    Bugfixes:

    • Added missing flush of the ecommerce object on the select_item event.
    • 1.17 introduced a bug that caused item brand to be limited to a product attribute.

    Other:

    • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.5.
    • Minor refactoring.

    [1.18] – 2024-01-02

    Enhancements:

    • Add support for Google Consent Mode v2
    • Added a function to share system data with the GTM Kit support team. If you have registered a support request on WordPress.org and the GTM Kit support team has asked you to send your system data you can now do that in a secure way without posting any private information in the support forum.
    • Enhanced support for the select_item event in more WordPress themes. This update significantly improves the compatibility of the select_item event handling in themes such as Woodmart.

    Bugfixes:

    • When adding a product to the cart from a product category page the quantity was not specified in the add_to_cart event.
    • On Single product pages a click on a quantity control would result in an undefined event.

    [1.17] – 2023-12-04

    Enhancements:

    • Added option to specify the Google Tag Manager environment.
    • Performance optimization through optimized database queries and general code improvements.
    • Added a filter to deactivate the container, so the container can be deactivated on specific pages.
    • Improved support of the ‘add_to_wishlist’ event. Themes and plugins just have to add the class ‘add_to_wishlist’ on the ‘Add to wishlist’ button.

    Bugfixes:

    • Add missing _sbp cookie in the cookie keeper.
    • The constant GTMKIT_EDD_DEBUG_TRACK_PURCHASE and GTMKIT_WC_DEBUG_TRACK_PURCHASE was not overriding correct.
    • Because of recent changes in WooCommerce clicks on grouped products in a product list would be treated as add_to_cart and not select_item.
    • Clicks on variation products and grouped products in product lists was treated as add_to_cart events and are now select_item events as they should be.
    • If a product ID prefix was used the ‘add_to_cart’ event did not work on grouped products.

    Other:

    • Refactoring code for simplicity and maintainability.

    [1.16.2] – 2023-11-15

    Bugfixes:

    • Fix critical JS bug.

    [1.16] – 2023-11-15

    Enhancements:

    • Add option to include customer data from Easy Digital Downloads on the purchase event.
    • Added the filter ‘gtmkit_datalayer_script’, which allows you to filter the datalayer script.
    • Added the constant ‘GTMKIT_EDD_DEBUG_TRACK_PURCHASE’, which allows users of Easy Digital Downloads to force tracking of purchase event on every page refresh for debugging.

    Bugfixes:

    • Billing state and shipping stat was not included in the customer data on the ‘purchase’ event.

    Other:

    • Tested up to WordPress 6.4
    • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.3

    [1.15] – 2023-10-24

    Enhancements:

    • Added support for the WooCommerce block ‘all-products’.
    • Inline scripts are now registered with the wp_add_inline_script insted of wp_head. This allows easy extension GTM Kit and implementation of a CSP (Content Security Policy).

    Bugfixes:

    • The product ID Prefix was not added when a product variation was selected.
    • Tax was not added on the total on the add_shipping_info and add_payment_info events.

    [1.14.2] – 2023-10-11

    Bugfixes:

    • Items was not loaded correct in the Ease Digital Downloads begin_checkout event.
    • Fixes a problem where variation products would use the master product id.
    • Fixes an error when shipping was selected in the WooCommerce block cart.
    • Using variation product selection without including gtmkit_product_data would result in a JavaScript error.
    • Using the WooCommerce ‘All products’ block without including gtmkit_product_data would result in a JavaScript error.

    [1.14.1] – 2023-10-06

    Bugfixes:

    • Set custom page type in post sidebar was removed by mistake in 1.14
    • Fix possible naming collision with other GTM plugins

    [1.14] – 2023-10-03

    Enhancements:

    • There is a new admin GUI based on WordPress components and the admin is now more extendable.
    • We have added a more robust method of adding data attributes to the HTML.
    • The autoload of options has been optimized for better performance.

    Bugfixes:

    • Flush cache after setting or updating an option.

    Other:

    • Require WordPress 6.2
    • Require WooCommerce 7.6
    • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.2

    [1.13.2] – 2023-09-25

    Bugfixes:

    • Fixes a bug that prevented the option to import settings from other plugins on first install.

    [1.13.1] – 2023-08-31

    Bugfixes:

    • Fixes a bug where a REST request could fail because the function is_plugin_active() is not ready.

    Other:

    • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.1

    [1.13.0] – 2023-08-30

    Enhancements:

    • Add option to set Google Consent Mode default settings if a Consent Management Platform is not used.
    • Added support for import of more plugin configurations.
    • Prevent Consent Management Platforms from blocking GTM Kit and the Google Tag Manager container. This can be overridden with the filter hook ‘gtmkit_header_script_attributes’.

    Bugfixes:

    • Fix a bug that in some cases would cause a namespace problem.

    Other:

    • Declare compatibility with the WooCommerce Cart and Checkout blocks.
    • Comply with WordPress Coding Standards.

    [1.12.2] – 2023-08-15

    Bugfixes:

    • Fixes an error when no payment gateways are defined.
    • Fixes empty items in begin_checkout event.

    [1.12.1] – 2023-08-07

    Bugfixes:

    • A custom datalayer name was not registered correct

    [1.12] – 2023-08-07

    Enhancements:

    • Improved support for the WooCommerce cart and checkout blocks
    • Added the class input-needed to the block list of the add_to_cart event
    • Added option to import plugin settings from GTM4WP in the setup wizard
    • Improved the setup wizard with option to enable essential settings

    Other:

    • Use global object for script data and settings
    • Require WooCommerce 7.1
    • Require WordPress 6.1
    • Tested up to WordPress 6.3
    • Tested up to WooCommerce 8.0

    [1.11.1] – 2023-07-07

    Bugfixes:

    • Cast transaction_id to string. According to the GA4 documentation transaction_id should be a string as it allows numbers, letters, and special characters like dashes or spaces.

    [1.11] – 2023-07-04

    Enhancements:

    • Added Just-The-Container mode for those with simple needs. This option reduces the functionality to just the GTM container code.
    • Added help section with GTM container import files

    Other:

    • Removed option to delay the container script by 2 seconds.
    • WooCommerce tested up to: 7.9
    • Added PHPStan to ensure code quality
    • Refactored code and improved code quality
    • All PHP classes are marked ‘final’
    • The Gulp build tool has been removed and we are now using NPM as a build tool

    [1.10] – 2023-06-12

    Enhancements:

    • Added setup wizard for onboarding new users

    Other:

    • Updated dependencies
    • Implemented Tailwind

    [1.9] – 2023-04-19

    Enhancements:

    • Added option to include the customer data in the data layer on the “purchase” event.
    • Added the constant ‘GTMKIT_WC_DEBUG_TRACK_PURCHASE’, which allows you to force tracking of purchase event on every page refresh for debugging.

    Bugfixes:

    • Fixed a bug where Easy Digital Download Pro was not detected.

    Other:

    • Changed required capability from ‘install_plugins’ to ‘manage_options’.
    • WooCommerce tested up to: 7.6.

    [1.8] – 2023-04-03

    Enhancements:

    • Added ‘add_to_wishlist’ event when used together with the most popular wishlist plugins ‘YITH WooCommerce Wishlist’ and ‘TI WooCommerce Wishlist’.
    • Improve compatibility with other plugins and customisations.
    • Added item_variant to the items element in the datalayer.
    • Added ‘coupon’ to the datalayer.
    • Added option to log helpful messages and warnings to the browser log.

    Bugfixes:

    • Fixed a bug where inline styles would be stripped from the HTML.
    • Fixed af bug where items in the ‘view_cart’ event had double brackets.

    [1.7.1] – 2023-03-23

    Bugfixes:

    • The begin_checkout event did not contain data layer values for ecommerce.currency and ecommerce.value

    [1.7] – 2023-03-20

    Enhancements:

    • Added support for the new WooCommerce checkout block
    • Added meta box on posts where you can enter the page type to be included in the data layer.
    • Added the filter gtmkit_admin_capability, which allows you to set the capability required to manage the plugin options.
    • Added option to share anonymous data with the development team to help improve GTM Kit.

    Bugfixes:

    • Type cast the item value to prevent string values in the data layer
    • On installations of Easy Digital Download where the Confirmation Page was not configured the Purchase event would not fire.

    Other:

    • Minor styling of the dashboard
    • Updated the tutorial section
    • Improved some help texts
    • Added missing translation strings
    • WordPress tested up to 6.2
    • WooCommerce tested up to: 7.5.

    [1.6.2] – 2023-02-27

    Bugfixes:

    • Backwards compatibility with PHP 7.2. Trailing comma in function calls is only available since PHP 7.3

    [1.6.1] – 2023-02-23

    Enhancements:

    • Added declaration of plugin compatibility with WooCommerce High-Performance Order Storage.

    Other:

    • WooCommerce tested up to: 7.4

    [1.6] – 2023-01-24

    Enhancements:

    • Added support Easy Digital Downloads for the events: view_item, add_to_cart, begin_checkout, purchase
    • Added support for primary product category in Rank Math SEO

    Other:

    • WooCommerce tested up to: 7.3
    • Refactored integrations
    • Added missing translation string

    [1.5.3] – 2023-01-03

    Enhancements:

    • Align text domain with GlotPress making the plugin compatible with translations from WordPress.org

    [1.5.2] – 2023-01-03

    Enhancements:

    • Added better help texts.
    • Fixed typos.

    [1.5.1] – 2022-12-20

    Enhancements:

    • Added better support for the Google Ads remarketing tag.

    [1.5] – 2022-12-12

    Enhancements:

    • Add option til select the Google business vertical value to include in all items. This is used for Google Ads remarketing.
    • Add option to add a prefix to the item IDs.

    Bugfixes:

    • Fix wrong currency value in the Data Layer.

    [1.4.5] – 2022-11-26

    Enhancements:

    • By default the Contact Form 7 integration script will only load on pages where the Contact Form 7 script is registered.
    • Tutorials and help text have been improved

    Bugfixes:

    • Fix datalayer_name collision when both WooCommerce and CF7 integration are active.

    Other:

    • WooCommerce tested up to: 7.1

    [1.4.4] – 2022-11-20

    Enhancements:

    • Added tutorials section to the dashboard.

    Bugfixes:

    • Fix the description og the CF7 integration.

    [1.4.3] – 2022-11-08

    Bugfixes:

    • The items object was limited to 1 on the checkout page.

    [1.4] – 2022-11-03

    Enhancements:

    • Added options to add user data to the datalayer (logged in, user ID, user role).
    • Added option to limit view_item event on variable products to the master product instead of pushing the view_item event on both the master and selected variation.
    • Added edit button on container dashboard

    Bugfixes:

    • Clear the previous ecommerce object before add_to_cart.
    • Set default option for CF7 integration

    Other:

    • Added support links in help section

    [1.3.3] – 2022-10-30

    Bugfixes:

    • Fix custom datalayer name in CF7.

    [1.3.1] – 2022-10-06

    Bugfixes:

    • A custom container domain would not be used in the noscript container.

    [1.3] – 2022-09-30

    Enhancements:

    • Added compatibility with WooCommerce High-Performance Order Storage.
    • Added DNS prefetch for the Google Tag Manager host.
    • Added Contact Form 7 Integration.
    • New admin dashboard.
    • New admin navigation.

    Other:

    • Cleaned up and formatted code.

    [1.2] – 2022-09-13

    Enhancements:

    • Option to include the defined page type. I.e. post, page, product, category, cart, checkout etc.

    [1.1] – 2022-09-11

    Enhancements:

    • Option to include the permalink structure of the product base, category base, tag base and attribute base in the datalayer.
    • Option to include the path of cart, checkout, order received adn my account page in the datalayer.

    Bugfixes:

    • Fixes a bug where an aggressive wp_kses filter prevents add to cart tracking on product catagory pages.

    Other:

    • Disable WooCommerce settings if WooCommerce is not active
    • Update logo.

    [1.0] – 2022-09-06

    The plugin has been used in production for a year and is considered stable. This is the first public release.