2009, Dec. 15

Dev4Press Established

Dev4Press was established on December 15, 2009. The website started with 3 premium plugins: GD Press Tools Pro, GD Simple Widgets Pro, and GD Taxonomies Tools Pro. It also included Pro support for the GD Star Rating plugin.

2009, Dec. 15

2010, Jan. 11

Centralized Dev4Press Store

Dev4Press is now run by the new specially made store plugin that integrates licenses management, releases and downloads handling and user accounts.

2010, Jan. 11

2010, Jan. 11

List of Affiliates

GD Affiliate Center Pro

The new plugin is released for adding, managing and displaying affiliate ads on the website. It was able to manage affiliate sources, add new ads for each one, manage ads by size, track the views and clicks…

2010, Jan. 11

2010, Mar. 05

Dev4Press Updater

Dev4Press Updater was made to be used as a centralized install and update plugin for all other Dev4Press plugins (and soon, themes). It was more efficient to have all the update code handled by one plugin, instead of having each plugin handle own updates.

2010, Mar. 05

2010, Mar. 30

xScape Theme Framework

xScape was an advanced framework made for WordPress themes with the goal to make themes development easier. In the first few months, several themes were released, built on this framework.

2010, Mar. 30

2010, Aug. 20

Updated Bookmarklet

GD AZON Fusion Pro

New plugin for the integration of Amazon products into WordPress powered website, with the full search of Amazon to find product, add products to the plugin database for display on the website.

2010, Aug. 20

2010, Oct. 04

newsScape: Featured Slider

newsScape Theme

Theme number 6 made on the xScape Theme Framework with slick design, made for the magazine and news websites.

2010, Oct. 04

2011, Feb. 25

Front Page Options

GD Press Tools Pro 4.0

A major update for the all in one administration plugin bringing a lot of new features, including backup, various SEO and security features.

2011, Feb. 25

2011, May 25

GD Custom Posts and Taxonomies Tools Pro 3.0.2

GD Custom Posts and Taxonomies Tools Pro 3.0

The new version was a massive update that brings support for custom fields and custom metaboxes for adding additional content into posts with a wide range of meta field types.

2011, May 25

2011, Aug 27

GD bbPress Attachments

The first plugin for newly released bbPress 2.0 plugin, and for adding attachments into bbPress forums.

2011, Aug 27

2011, Sep. 10

GD Products Center: Product Types

GD Products Center Pro

A brand new plugin made for adding products of various product types, with a detailed description, specification and ability to compare product specs.

2011, Sep. 10

2011, Sep. 19

Dev4Press Forum on bbPress 2.0

With the release of stable bbPress 2.0, all the Dev4Press forums have been migrated from old bbPress standalone forums to the new plugin version.

2011, Sep. 19

GD Pages Navigator 5.0

An old plugin has been rewritten and expanded with new features, with the modernized interface and improved WordPress support.

2012, May 9

GD bbPress Tools: Settings

GD bbPress Tools

A second free plugin made for bbPress 2.0, with various tools and features to further expand bbPress powered forums.

2012, May 9

2012, May 17

GD bbPress Widgets

A third free plugin made for bbPress 2.0, with various widgets for the bbPress powered forums.

2012, May 17

2012, May 27

GD bbPress Toolbox: Front Page

GD bbPress Toolbox Pro

A first Pro plugin made for bbPress. The initial version included all the features from bbPress free plugins with a few more tools and features added.

2012, May 27

2013, Dec. 02

Retired two Plugins

GD Simple Widgets / GD Affiliate Center

Both plugins reached the end of the line, due to very low sales and low interest.

2013, Dec. 02

2013, Dec. 03

Dev4Press Support Website

Dev4Press Website V4

A new website version was launched, including a completely new licensing system. The website was running the latest xScape based theme called Xposed.

2013, Dec. 03

2014, Apr. 15

Panel: Overview

GD bbPress Toolbox Pro 3.0

A major update that features a completely new plugin interface that will be used for all future Dev4Press plugins. The plugin included many more new features as well.

2014, Apr. 15

2014, Aug. 8

GDSR 2.0 Rating Block

Retired: GD Star Rating

One of the hardest decisions ever made was to retire the GD Star Rating plugin. After a few attempts to made the 2.0 version, a lot of issues with plugin security, architecture, and expandability, the plugin was retired.

2014, Aug. 8

2014, Aug. 8

Retired Two More Plugins

GD aZon FUSION Pro, GD bbPress Widgets

Both plugins reached the end of the line, due to very low sales and low interest.

2014, Aug. 8

2014, Nov. 18

Basic Widgets Settings

GD Clever Widgets Pro

The plugin to replace retired GD Simple Widgets Pro included 8 widgets in the first release and introduced a brand new interface that all other Dev4Press plugins will use for widgets.

2014, Nov. 18

2015, Jan. 6

Preview Panel

GD WebFonts Toolbox Pro

New premium plugin for adding web fonts into the website, with support for Google Fonts, powerful customization, and integration into the editor.

2015, Jan. 6

2015, Jul. 2

Dev4Press User Dashboard: Products Page

Dev4Press Website V5

A most significant change to the website was the fifth version, and it brings complete reorganization of the website, new theme, new features and a lot of other great things.

2015, Jul. 2

2015, Jul. 3

Knowledge Base front page detail with Scientia theme

GD Knowledge Base Pro

GD Knowledge Base Pro is the most powerful knowledge base plugin for WordPress with templates system, integration into bbPress, articles and FAQ, live search and more.

2015, Jul. 3

2015, Jul. 3

List of installed Products

Dev4Press Updater 3.0

Version 3.0 brings much better integration into WordPress and the existing update screen, making the update process easier.

2015, Jul. 3

2015, Nov. 12

GD SEO Toolbox Pro

This plugin started the process of breaking GD Press Tools Pro into three separate plugins, and this one included all the SEO related features from GD Press Tools Pro and more.

2015, Nov. 12

2015, Dec. 25

GD Rating System Pro and Free

After more than a year in development, the new rating plugin was released, with addons based architecture, a lot of powerful features, much easier to customize and integrate.

2015, Dec. 25

2016, Jan. 3

Dev4Press moved to SiteGround

In December of 2015, we experienced prolonged downtime due to the issues with ASmallOrange hosting, and on January 3, 2016, Dev4Press has moved to a new cloud server on SiteGround.

2016, Jan. 3

2016, Mar. 13

New Debugger Preview

GD Press Tools Pro 5.0

GD Press Tools Pro spent a lot of time in limbo, stuck on version 4. It had an old interface and structure, and it took a while to rewrite it and modernize it, and at the same time bring many new features.

2016, Mar. 13

2016, Mar. 19

Spam without and with login honeypot

GD Security Toolbox Pro

Old GD Press Tools Pro was essentially split into 3 plugins, and the third one was dedicated to the website security.

2016, Mar. 19

2016, Sep. 21

Metabox Example

GD Content Tools Pro

Old GD Custom Posts and Taxonomies Pro plugin has been replaced by a completely new plugin. A new plugin has all the features of the old one, include the migration tool. The plugin had new and modern meta fields and boxes system with repeater and over 30 field types.

2016, Sep. 21

2016, Oct. 21

Smart Breadcrumbs Example

GD Crumbs Navigator Pro

A brand new plugin for implementing powerful breadcrumbs solution that covers a wide range of third-party plugins, advanced breadcrumbs generator, rich snippets supports and more.

2016, Oct. 21

2016, Nov. 13

Retired all Themes

Another hard decision, but the themes market is very saturated, and Dev4Press themes never reached a lot of interest, to begin with. Dev4Press website will continue to use xScape2 based theme.

2016, Nov. 13

2016, Nov. 13

Plugins Home Page Detail
Plugins Home Page Detail

Dev4Press Website V6

Another major update for the Dev4Press website, now based on the new xScape2 theme with a lot more improvements and changes.

2016, Nov. 13

2017, Feb. 02

Addons for GD Rating System Pro

GD Rating System Pro was envisioned as a modular system, and now it has received first addons. Addons are made to work with the Pro version only.

2017, Feb. 02

2017, Feb. 21

Example Widget with list of prefixes

GD Topic Prefix for bbPress

A new plugin, made for bbPress, for adding prefixes to each topic and to allow for filtering and generally easier way to find topics in a forum, or across all forums.

2017, Feb. 21

2017, April 20

Example of poll results

GD Topic Polls Pro for bbPress

Yet another bbPress plugin, this time for implementing polls with topics, and with a wide range of options to control poll responses, how long the poll is open and more.

2017, April 20

2017, May 17

Switched from SVN to Git

For years, all the Dev4Press plugins were using SVN for version control. Finally, in May of 2017, all repositories were migrated to Git, powered by the Amazon AWS CodeCommit.

2017, May 17

2017, Jun. 30

Analytics panel: Search

GD Knowledge Base Pro 3.0

A major update to the knowledge base plugin included a new templates system based on theme compatibility approach and support for all WordPress themes. And, it had analytics, new shortcodes, new content types and much more.

2017, Jun. 30

2017, Aug. 1

Retired: GD Products Center Pro

This was the last of the plugins based on the old interface, very complicated and falling behind. With very low interest for the plugin, and the need for months of development to rewrite it, the decision was made to retire it, with the possibility to resurrect it in the future.

2017, Aug. 1

2017, Nov. 8

Setup Wizard: Editor Panel

GD bbPress Toolbox Pro 5.0

A huge update for the very popular GD bbPress Toolbox Pro plugin, bringing many new features, including the much-requested Setup Wizard.

2017, Nov. 8

2017, Dec. 25

Slider Rating Example

GD Rating System Pro 3.0

Another major update to the rating plugin, this time bringing a new rating method based on the slider control.

2017, Dec. 25

2018, Jun. 21

New Dashboard
New Dashboard

GD SEO Toolbox Pro 3.0

After a long while, GD SEO Toolbox has gotten a major update that included many new features and improved interface.

2018, Jun. 21

2018, Aug. 09

bbHelp Club Home Page

New Website: bbPress Help Club

bbHelp Club is a website dedicated to providing free support for bbPress plugin and forums.

2018, Aug. 09

2018, Oct. 2

New Power Search Filter Fields

GD Power Search Pro for bbPress

Plugin number 4 for bbPress, implements advanced/power search for bbPress powered forums, including various filters, results highlight and more.

2018, Oct. 2

2018, Oct. 24

New forum topic layout

Dev4Press Website V7

Version 7, is the biggest update Dev4Press has ever received affecting support website, user profile, plugin pages and more. And it also introduced a new licensing system.

2018, Oct. 24

2019, Mar. 7

GD Quantum Theme Pro for bbPress

A unique plugin for WordPress and bbPress, replacing all the default bbPress templates with modern-looking templates and styling, fully responsive and designed based on the flex grid system.

2019, Mar. 7

2019, Mar. 28

GD Security Headers (Free Plugin)

A brand new free plugin for adding various security headers into WordPress, including powerful Content Security Policy header. And, it can log policy breach reports.

2019, Mar. 28

2019, May 3

GD Mail Queue (Free Plugin)

GD Mail Queue is a unique plugin for WordPress, bringing the advanced email intercept and modification system with the sending emails using the background queue process.

2019, May 3

2019, Jun. 20

GD Mail Queue 4.0 Pro

Soon after the free edition, Pro version brings support for the REST API based email services, addons, various improvements, and new features.

2019, Jun. 20

2019, Oct. 14

Members Directory Page
Members Directory Page

GD Members Directory Pro for bbPress

The Premium Plugin number 6 for bbPress adds a member’s directory page to bbPress powered forums, listing all forum members.

2019, Oct. 14

2019, Nov. 18

GD Quantum Theme Pro 2.0 for bbPress

The major update brings major new features, including new themes, styling customization through customizer and more.

2019, Nov. 18

2020, Feb. 24

GD Rating System Pro 4.0

Major update to the rating plugin brings new database organization, tons of performance updates and many new features.

2020, Feb. 24

2020, Mar. 15

Dev4Press Library 3.0

Major rewrite for the Dev4Press Library, soon to power more and more of Dev4Press Plugins. For new it is the core of the 3 plugins.

2020, Mar. 15

2020, Apr. 24

GD Forum Notices Pro for bbPress

New plugin for bbPress for adding rich content notices anywhere into bbPress forums with a lot of customization options.

2020, Apr. 24