Frank Neville-Hamilton

lead developer for PauPress.

Posts by Frank Neville-Hamilton


November 11, 2021 03:35 PM
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3.9.8 adds a couple of feature enhancements and a lot of internal work to improve UI services. Avatar Updates: We’ve updated the process to create and display avatars so that they conform with outside services and degrade gracefully as larger sizes impose demands, while at the same time providing a simply user interface for users […]


October 10, 2021 10:55 AM
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3.9.7 adds a number of feature enhancements and an ongoing effort to addresses changes occurring within WordPress as well. Payment Plan Notices: We’ve updated the payment plan notification system to allow for multiple notices to be sent in advance of payments being processed. Not only can you now choose multiple emails to be sent at […]


May 05, 2021 05:20 PM
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3.9.6 is a major milestone for Presspoint with a number of feature enhancements and an ongoing effort to addresses changes occurring within WordPress as well. Update: small fixes to the new Relationship UI and additions of new processing methods for the status of refunds and credits. Avatars: We’ve updated the avatar management to allow […]


December 12, 2020 12:20 AM
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3.9 was our first release since the spring of 2020. In response to the pandemic, we brought on extra resources to make sure everyone had the support they needed to navigate change across business models and organizational shakeups. From this experience, the 3.9 series has emerged, which contains many improvements that speak directly to where […]


June 06, 2020 12:04 AM
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We’ve continued to improve the overall stability of the platform and this release improves the overall performance of reporting, sending communications and displaying elements like forms, quizzes, profiles, and directories on your site. Additionally, the following areas have seen significant improvements as well: Email As of version 3.6 you can use Presspoint to build custom […]


March 03, 2020 11:15 AM
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Presspoint 3.7 is a significant release providing key stability and enhancement for the following areas: Email. 3.6 was our first release of a native, comprehensive email platform which allows you now to create email templates, send them from Presspoint using any email gateway, and collect statistics in Presspoint (SendGrid only at present). This update provides […]

September 09, 2019 12:19 PM
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Presspoint / is a major step forward for email as it marks our first official release with a native email template builder and email application framework designed to provide you with a more reliable, data-rich, and easier-to-use email experience that will continue to evolve in the next year. As a companion, we have […]


July 07, 2019 10:48 AM
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Presspoint 3.5.9 is now available and all subscribers should apply this update. 3.5.9 lays the groundwork for the forthcoming enhancements to a more user-friendly email management experience and includes several maintenance updates. 3.5.9 implements a more robust unique key generator that anticipates possible future data collisions and updates relationship pairs to use the stronger key. […]


December 12, 2018 12:23 PM
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The focus of Presspoint 3.5 was to ensure compatibility with WordPress 5.0 (Gutenberg’s debut) and PHP 7.2 (previous versions are near their end-of-life status). Along the way, we released some great new features as well! 3.5.3 – 3.5.4 Updates Geolocation and Mapping To improve upon the UI for mapping and geolocation, you can now set […]


August 08, 2018 01:15 AM
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3.4.4 (September 24, 2018): 3.4.4 fixes several reported issues with the 3.4 general update and is recommended for all users of the 3.4 series as well as those who are ready to upgrade from the 3.3 series. 3.4.1 (August 20, 2018): 3.4.1 has been released to add some additional parameters for error reporting and stability improvements […]


May 05, 2018 04:36 PM
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With the release of 3.3.1 we are making a concerted effort to improve documentation overall for Presspoint. To that end, the major improvements in this release are mentioned below but the “how-to” lies in the links to the accompanying support articles. Directories In this release, we updated the management screens for Directories to make them […]


January 01, 2018 02:53 AM
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Update: 3.2.4, 3.2.2 and 3.2.1 are minor releases with compatible enhancements and critical fixes which have been merged into the narrative for 3.2 below. Version 3.2 features several major feature updates with more to come in 2018. Account Management Following a wider trend, Presspoint passwords are now just one field with an ‘eye’ icon to show […]


October 10, 2017 12:06 AM
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After nearly a year improving upon the 3.0 release we are pleased to announce that Presspoint 3.1 is now ready for download. While not a feature-rich release it is certainly dense with nearly half the files receiving updates and over 90 adjustments, fixes and enhancements were made in total. We listened to a lot of […]


August 08, 2017 10:38 PM
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After a lot of activity surrounding the 3.0.8 series, we’re proud to bring you 3.0.9 which just about gets us to 3.1, which we expect we’ll see by the fall. Field Improvements and New Field Adding links is something we’ve long planned to update and in this release, we’ve added a new field type called […]

July 07, 2017 12:53 PM
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On our way to 3.1, we’ve made some additional and substantial improvements to the 3.0 infrastructure and user experience.


April 04, 2017 10:21 PM
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As we approach 3.1, we’ve taken some time to overhaul pieces of the 3.0 infrastructure to continue to improve upon the user experience and operation of Presspoint. In this release: Profile Improvements Across all tabs, profiles on the front end of the site have been updated and improved. Sidebars have been optimized and several bugs […]


February 02, 2017 03:26 AM
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In this release we focused on Reporting improvements as well as front-end presentation regarding Profiles and Directories. Reporting & Operation Improvements If you’ve ever had to import or export a large amount of data with Presspoint, you’ve no doubt had to “batch” your operation. As of right now, you no longer need to do that. […]


January 01, 2017 01:26 AM
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This release fixes a number of issues and offers some significant upgrades for the commerce component of Presspoint. Additionally, it lays the groundwork for some really great new user management features coming soon in 3.0.7. Invoices Invoicing was introduced in 3.0 and while it’s been a useful way to generate receipt items from the administration […]


December 12, 2016 02:56 AM
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3.0.5, while a point release, is a fairly light release in terms of features but all subscribers (especially those on 3.0.4 and are encouraged to update as soon as possible. There a number of significant fixes and updates that, while not critical, should be addressed by site owners through the upgrade. Geographic Updates As […]


December 12, 2016 02:09 AM
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This release carries some important upgrades and enhancements and all 3.0 subscribers are encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible.


November 11, 2016 01:52 PM
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The second public update in the 3.0 cycle contains the following enhancements and fixes: Adding Contacts We’ve begun to enhance some of the basic usage patterns in Presspoint and we finally made the “Add Contact” (Presspoint Menu) and the “New User” (WordPress Admin bar Menu) links active modal implementations of the quick search/quick add functionality. Furthermore, […]


November 11, 2016 11:43 PM
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The first public update in the 3.0 cycle contains the following enhancements and fixes: Dashboard The Dashboard now contains the first default widgets to help you track your users and perform quick searches more effectively. As the 3.0 cycle continues, we’ll add more widgets as well as the ability to create your own. Import All […]


October 10, 2016 02:26 AM
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After more than a year of listening to feedback, we are pleased to announce that Presspoint 3.0 is now available as a free update for all current license holders. Presspoint 3.0 is a giant leap forward for the platform with over 12 major new features, an updated UI and optimizations that have allowed the platform to […]


May 05, 2016 04:07 PM
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After just releasing a number of subscribers noticed issues with some of our features. Subsequently, we are releasing the following feature enhancements: Relationships: Added links to the relationship profile field for easy navigation between records. Merge Tags: We’ve always allowed merge tags for email communications but after the latest security protocols forced us to make some […]

May 05, 2016 04:57 PM
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We’re please to announce version, which contains several important updates for compatibility with WordPress 4.5 through 4.5.2. First, WordPress’ continued focus on security and reliability on their backend processes started generating automatic emails on profile updates. Since Presspoint primarily manages user profiles, it was imperative that we block automatic notices from going out. As […]


December 12, 2015 02:58 PM
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The current release of 2.1.7 (now coincides with the release of WordPress 4.4 “Clifford” (and the released security version 4.4.1) and is an important security release that fixes vulnerabilities in Presspoint and WordPress. While the main focus is stability and security, there are still quite a few welcome changes as we work towards our […]


August 08, 2015 03:41 PM
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The current release of 2.1.6 coincides with the release of WordPress 4.3 “Billie” and fixes a number of issues in the current 2.1 cycle. While a relatively small release, this is part of the groundwork for our upcoming 2.2 release that promises to deliver some substantial improvements to Presspoint overall. Regarding this release, here are […]


July 07, 2015 10:21 AM
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We’re just about back to our regularly scheduled updates on a monthly basis. The goal is to push updates every two weeks, just as we did in the first year of the platform. In the meantime, July’s update is packed with the usual bug fixes and tweaks as well as some nice new features. Field […]


June 06, 2015 12:19 AM
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We’ve added some small features in this release along with the usual bug fixes and steady cleanup. We’ve substantially improved the email functionality where sending an email has a dedicated button and you can re-send any post type as many times as you like. If you didn’t know this already, you can easily send a blog […]


April 04, 2015 04:05 PM
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Presspoint 2.1 is ready for installation and represents a few things of significance: Beginning with this release all of our products will carry the same version number. We’re doing this for a number of reasons but the primary reason is that it best reflects what the product has evolved into – a consolidated engagement platform built on WordPress. With this […]


March 03, 2015 11:46 PM
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This release extends the updates made in 2.0.47, adding better theme support for endpoints, and moving settings around to improve system use and setup. Additionally, we added a few bug fixes and some small enhancements to the way we manage variations in commerce. Lastly, we also added a new double colon “::” delimiter for serial […]

Version 2.0.47

March 03, 2015 02:51 AM
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This release is a significant improvement on how Presspoint manages registration, login, logout and profile management. What you absolutely need to know: We have consolidated the settings and features of all the various forms into the default form builder and we have copied over your previous settings. It’s a good idea to just have a look and […]

Presspoint 2.0.38

January 01, 2015 10:43 AM
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This update focused mainly on user profiles and forms but, as usual, we fixed a host of bugs and added tiny features across the entire application. Forms Now public contact forms can collect and (in the user history) display the additional data fields. We also added a better display and transmission of the data via […]

Presspoint 2.0 launches

October 10, 2014 06:38 AM
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PRESSPOINT 2.0: YOUR WEBSITE IS YOUR CRM WordPress-native CRM integrates front-end content and back-end sales tools   October 23, 2014, Portland, Ore — Presspoint, LLC today announced the availability of version 2.o its flagship CRM service, Presspoint. Presspoint is a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) service for the 3.8M businesses worldwide that run on WordPress, the […]

PauPress 1.5.4

April 04, 2014 03:23 PM
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New in PauPress 1.5.4 This release is the last 1.5 release, so we’re rounding out mail and financial functionality. While there are always more improvements we could do, it’s time to clear the way for some infrastructure development. Cart Updates New “Store” feature in front-end and back-end PauPress now has an ecommerce Store user interface […]

PauPress 1.5.3

March 03, 2014 09:34 AM
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This version is primarily a maintenance and bug fix for the e-commerce and e-mail applications. All those who are using these components are encouraged to update. That said, this release does introduce a number of enhancements that have been requested and discussed on the forums and elsewhere: Embedded Forms and E-commerce (Beta). You can now […]

PauPress 1.5

December 12, 2013 01:34 PM
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For this release cycle we focused on the following areas: WordPress 3.8 Ready E-Commerce API, Options and Payment Gateways Inventory Management, Refunds and Credits (Gift Certificates) E-mail Management Events Management! Some minor (but very useful) improvements Cleanup, Bug Fixes and Documentation   WordPress 3.8 We’re working hard to keep up with WordPress as the development cycles […]

PauPress Version 1.4.3

November 11, 2013 04:23 AM
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Big Update here. For this release cycle we focused mainly on: Front-facing user directories The user registration process and account management Content submission and restriction Miscellaneous Updates & Fixes  Remember! This update is for BOTH the Basic and Pro plugins so, don’t forget to ensure you update the Pro version as well. Directories We had […]