WordPress 4.2+ Compatibility Fix WordPress Plugin

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Compatible themes: Categories: Translated & Multilingual Plugins
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New WordPress update changes the way of storing certain data in the database. This is going to mess with your old data and your website is not going to work properly. This plugin tidies up your database to the right state in which the new WordPress versions works.

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What's going on?

With version 4.2, WordPress has started to update and fix its previous bugs of shared terms. For example, you have tags and categories named “News”. Those are then stored in a database under the same ID. The same applies to different custom types. In our case, for example, we have 2 custom types: Services and Testimonials. These are categorized in taxonomy called “Categories” such as many other custom types. Both then share the same ID for their terms. Therefore, in the new WordPress versions, all taxonomies (category, location, tags, etc.) will be now stored separately so that their terms will not share the same ID. We call this action “split terms”.

The reason you need this fix is that when your website wants to show a term (certain category), it will call a new ID while it doesn’t know that the term was stored under the old, shared one. This causes the website not being able to show anything as it can’t find what it’s looking for. So, this plugin finds all such shared terms and assigns them to the new correct ID.

Why is it so important?

If you purchase this plugin, you are not going to experience any issues regarding the 4.2 WordPress update and you are not going to find out that some of your product’s features are either not working properly, or aren’t working at all. Affected Themes:

  • Arctica
  • BandZone
  • Business Finder
  • Directory
  • Doctor
  • Driving School
  • Fairytale
  • Fitness
  • FooCamp
  • Freestyle
  • GuestHouse
  • Impression
  • Lawyer
  • Ristorante
  • Tour Operator

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Comments (12)

  1. jesper

    hi if i buy the business finder design, will i then be able to change all the text on the website? edit icons? like the education can i change that to ex: sport and put i sport icon on if i want??? just an example, and i want it on with my own text and The map should be located on denmark, is that possible? please respone on my mail

    1. Zlatko

      Hello again,
      yes, you can change text, icons, map, no problem, https://www.ait-themes.club/knowledge-base/how-to-add-graphic-icons-to-website/.
      Please kindly have a look at my previous answer.
      Best regards,

  2. lotfi

    im interested by the offer you currently have for directory themes, no one seems to answer my question so far, if the offer includes updates for a year or just the current versions, also what are the conditions for the money back guarantee ?! thanks

    1. Zlatko

      thanks for asking, i apologize for delayed answer:
      The price of product includes:
      – product updates – we continuously add new features/languages, keep theme/plugin compatible with WordPress and the other plugins that are implemented with the theme, security updates, fixing the bugs
      – semiautomated updates thanks to our AIT Updater plugin /free/: https://www.ait-themes.club/documentation/#updater-plugin
      – access to premium customer support https://system.ait-themes.club/ , where our Ait-Themes team is ready to help you with any theme-regarding issue: Customer Support is provided during working days from 8am to 5pm Central European Time.
      – unlimited license usage – for as many as you like domains or web projects
      – access to all new products /themes, plugins, graphics/ that we are going to add on http://www.ait-themes.CLUB during validity of your membership and it’s conditions
      – after the period of 12 months you can still continue using our products – no restrictions
      The price doesn’t include:
      – theme customization or modification (due to capacity reasons)
      – an additional service: https://www.ait-themes.club/services/
      According Terms of Use you have 10 days money back guarantee: https://www.ait-themes.club/terms-of-use/
      Best regards,

  3. Jenn Gill

    Hi there,

    I am curious to know, if I am brand new to using the Directory+ theme, but have been using another WordPress theme from which I will be carrying posts/categories over, do I need to use the WordPress 4.2+ compatibility fix plugin?

    1. Zlatko

      Hello Jenn,
      thanks for asking. You do not need to use this plugin, it was created and release regarding the issue from that time (update WordPress to 4.2 version).
      Have a great day!

  4. Rich

    After I have activated and run this plugin once, do I ever need to run it again? Do I need to keep it active or can I uninstall it?

    1. Zlatko

      Hello Rich,
      thansk for asking. The plugin concerns WordPress update from v4.1 to v4.2, it depends on which wordpress version you use. For detailed info please have a look also at: https://www.ait-themes.club/wordpress-version-4-2-why-and-how-to-update-without-losing-your-data/
      Kind regards!

  5. md


    Is WORDPRESS 4.2+ COMPATIBILITY FIX WORDPRESS PLUGIN still necessary? I have wordpress 4.8 and fairytale 1.22 installed with packaged plugins.


    1. Zlatko

      thanks for asking. WordPress 4.2+ compatibility fix plugin is not necessary for higher WP versions.
      Kind regards!

    1. Zlatko

      thanks for asking. Free version of the theme doesn’t use AIT Toolkit plugin: https://www.ait-themes.club/wordpress-plugins/ait-elements-toolkit/ (which means: no pre-made custom post types, no Elements to show them in Page Builder, search form without some functionality, no sidebars etc). All you can do with free theme version is setting of colors and some basic functionality, in fact theme is suitable for personal use only (not ready for commercial purpose, no technical support).
      Therefore, feel free to have a try our framework – administration of the theme -> i hope you’ll find the following article as useful. https://www.ait-themes.club/how-do-the-best-free-wordpress-themes-work/

      If you are interesting in the differences between the directories themes, please have a look at the article:
      Thanks for your understanding.
      Have a great day!

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