rtMedia Monthly Update- November 2016

rtMedia Core had a major release earlier this month, bumping its version number to 4.2. We wrote another blog post earlier this month to detail what’s new.

Through the course of this month, we also released updates for four of our Premium addons. Listed below are changelogs that detail every new feature, addition & fix.

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rtMedia View Counter

v1.2.2 [Oct 31, 2016]

The rtMedia View Counter addon can now tell you who viewed your media and how long back. This provides a way for media owners to see their audience, making it a great addition for websites that have a lot of content creators.



  • Media owners can now click on the view count to see who viewed their media and when


  • Added: Filter to change the “x Views” string [Doc]

Learn more about rtMedia View Counter addon >>

rtMedia Upload by URL

v1.1.4 [Nov 23, 2016]

The uploader interface has been reworked to allow you to add descriptions or custom attributes while adding files.



  • Media not appearing after upload from Media Gallery
  • Media description not getting saved

Learn more about rtMedia Upload by URL addon >>

rtMedia Custom Attributes

v1.2.1 & v1.2.2 [Nov 23, 2016]

Improvments to how custom attributes will be aligned, managed and saved.


  • “Options” missing in Media Gallery
  • Attribute alignment issues in lightbox
  • Media attributes not getting saved during multiple media upload
  • Media attributes not getting updated in backend “Media” tab after adding, deleting or editing them
  • Custom attribute not getting saved when uploaded via URL (requires rtMedia Upload By URL)

Learn more about rtMedia Custom Attributes addon >>

rtMedia Moderation

v1.1.7 [Nov 25, 2016]

The new “Screen Options” makes it easier for you to manage your community. You can now directly edit media from the Moderation tab on your website’s dashboard.


  • Added the “Screen Options” tab to Moderation section


  • Added: “Date” filter to Moderation section
  • Admins can now edit reported media directly from the Moderation section
  • Changed content of media report notification email


  • Backend sorting functionality
  • PHP warning notice
  • License notice displaying over page title

Learn more about rtMedia Moderation addon >>

How do I update?

Update any rtMedia addon from the WordPress backend on a website that has an active license key. Alternatively, you can download the latest zip file from your Account Page.

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We have extended our Cyber Monday sale period to the 30th November, 2016. In case you missed it, we are running a flat 50% discount on all of our Premium Addons & Themes with coupon code CYBER50. 

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