Change log

On this page you will find a list of new features and fixes for each version.

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3.0.0

Version 3 is a complete rewrite in partnership with Xml Sitemap Generator .org

There are many changes and improvements notably :

  • Updated user interface
  • Improved spidering engine
  • Multi threading to improve performance.
  • Improved configuration options
  • New database engine
  • We no longer support spidering local files.

2.6.2

  • Fix : Tools menu Sitemap Settings behaviour does not show current sitemap
  • Fix : Memory performance for local files improved
  • Fix : Error reporting not listing errors when spidering live website
  • Fix : Filters not saving / applying

2.6.1

  • New : Beta - Error reporting
  • Fix : Option to enable case sensitive urls
  • Fix : Colour coding of error for website folder / file
  • Fix : Option to enable case sensitive urls
  • Fix : Various old help urls

2.6

  • New : Beta - Error reporting
  • Fix : Beta - Improved indexing for better memory usage with large sitemaps.

2.5.6

  • New : Follow and index image maps (in spider mode)
  • New : Right click Explorer file menu within G-Mapper when indexiing local sites
  • New : User-Agent header added ("G-Mapper - http://www.g-mapper.co.uk") for easier log filtering
  • New : Setup wizard default values consolidated to single tab
  • Fix : Folders/file names greater than 255 excluded to prevent error
  • Fix : Added missing "weekly" update frequency

2.5.5

  • New : Batch editing for images
  • New : Geo Location column for images
  • New : Folder filter now includes current folder and sub folders in search results
  • Fix : File editing column order

2.5.4 (patch)

  • Fix : Install .Net dependency problem
  • Fix : Loading hardware details on some computers causes crash when loading
  • Fix : Crashes when saving sitemap with large number of files
  • Fix : Relative image urls not calculated correctly

2.5.4

  • New : Upgraded to Microsoft.Net 4.0 to fix a number of install and compatibility issues
  • Fix : Improved protocol checking to ignore invalid / inappropriate URLs

2.5.3 (Beta)

Please note : If you are upgrading to this version you should double check your sitemap settings before reindexing.

  • New : Follow query strings
  • New : Exclude query string parameters such as session IDs
  • New : Set output file locations to any virtual path
  • Fix : Sitemap images not outputting

2.5.2

  • New : All meta fields up to 255 characters
  • Fix : Meta fields over 255 truncated to prevent crashing
  • Fix : Closing error window hangs G-Mapper
  • Fix : Crashing after indexing
  • Fix : Javascript links cause an indexing error

2.5.1

  • New : GZip support for Sitemap.org protocol map
  • New : Additional default export path
  • New : Automatic export to website root optional
  • New : Google sitemap renamed Sitemap.org Protocol
  • Fix : Validation in sitemap configuration
  • Fix : UrlEncode of forward slashes
  • Fix : Crashing on webpage server error (?)

2.3, 2.4 and 2.5

Versions 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5 have been rolled up into one release.

  • New : Spider files and live websites (beta)
  • New : Google images sitemap support (beta)
  • New : Enhanced image filtering and editing (beta)
  • New : Improved tabbed configuration pages and editor screen
  • New : Colour coding of newly added and removed files
  • New : Minimum resolution of 1024 x 768
  • New : All columns sortable
  • New : Improved FTP configuration screen
  • New : Improved upload and indexing screen
  • New : Check for updates optional
  • Fix : Disabled row resizing
  • Fix : Folder dropdown made wider
  • Fix : Xsl save / load issue
  • Fix : FTP functionality
  • Fix : FTP settings

Version 2.2.3

  • Fix : x64 compatability issue with Microsoft Jet OLEDB 4.0

Version 2.2.2

  • New : Increased number of characters for regular expression filters
  • New : Manual override automatically enabled when user edits sitemap data

Version 2.2.1

  • Fix : xmlns changed to http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9
  • Fix : Missing RDF filename causes error when reindexing / exporting sitemaps

Version 2.2

  • New : Exclude files and folders using regular expressions.
  • New : Support for ROR RDF sitemaps.
  • New : Google sitemaps upgraded from 0.84 to 0.9
  • Fix : XML formatting

Version 2.1

  • Fix : Files with same name not indexed
  • New : improved reindexing speed

Version 2.0

Version 2.0 is the most significant release of G-Mapper in terms of changes and enhancements.

  • New : Vastly improved user interface
  • New : Enhanced manual map editing including dates and meta data
  • New : Podcasting support
  • New : Improved sitemap filter / search
  • New : Enhanced batch update
  • New : Improved online help
  • New : Top 20 updated files RSS feed
  • New : XSL Style sheet support
  • New : Upgraded to VB.net 2.0 and Microsoft Data Access Blocks.
  • New : Improved installation and update process.
  • Fixed : Modified date autoupdate.
  • Fixed : Data type mismatch error

Version 2.0 also includes fixes to issues identified in the beta testing.

  • Fix : Unable to locate database.
  • Fix : Upload all maps error.

Version 1.35

  • New : Application Icon thanks to Jason Jaeger
  • Fix : Int32 to int16 conversion errors caused by very large sites.
  • Fix : Sitemap file access denied issue.
  • Fix : Future file date issue.
  • Fix : Meta tag parser improved.
  • Fix : Batch update changes not showing until reload.
  • Fix : Improved indexing performance.
  • Fix : Add map error due to long map names.

Version 1.31 changes

  • Fix : Sitemap reindex / export null date

Version 1.3 changes

  • New : Full support for Yahoo sitemaps.
  • New : Atom 1.0 sitemaps (suitable for Yahoo).
  • New : RSS sitemaps (suitable for Yahoo).
  • New : Reindex all sitemaps.
  • New : Upload all sitemaps.
  • Fix : Indexing misses some files.
  • Fix : Changing url details updates multiple maps.
  • Fix : Config wizard gives incorrect error message.
  • Fix : Config wizard does not show include modified.

Version 1.2 changes

  • New : Map setup wizard.
  • New : Basic support for Yahoo sitemaps.
  • New : Batch update file exclude checkbox.
  • New : FTP upload of maps.
  • New : Set output filenames for map.
  • Fix : Exporting excluded files.
  • Fix : Batch update for multiple sites with same folder name.
  • Fix : Null exclude checkboxes
  • Fix : File date validation

Version 1.1 changes

  • Fix : Load exception caused by date locality issue.
  • Fix : Load exception caused by Internet Explorer version issue.

Version 1.0 changes

  • New : Added exclude checkbox to allow files to be excluded from a map.
  • Fix : Exception when indexing new files where access is denied .

Beta version

  • Various bug fixes and changes

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