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Release Notes

Read about the latest updates to the WonderSwitcher browser extension.

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Release Notes

Version 5.1.1

July 12, 2023
  • Security updates

Version 5.1.0

March 22, 2023
  • Introduce account access checking features
  • Improvements to the account options page design

Version 5.0.1

February 28, 2023
  • Security improvement in geolocation content script
  • Fix for bug where browser geolocation did not work in an iframe

Version 5.0.0

February 14, 2023
  • Remove password authentication for WonderProxy proxies in favour of Proxy Tokens
  • Change WonderProxy account import format and validation process
  • Simplify user onboarding process
  • Replace Credentials page with Account page

Version 4.8.2

January 19, 2023
  • Dependency updates

Version 4.8.1

January 13, 2022
  • Backend updates

Version 4.8.0

November 4, 2021
  • Add toggle to allow users to enable/disable matching browser location to proxy location

Version 4.7.2

August 10, 2021
  • Fix warnings generated by automated tooling, to help browsers approve us faster
  • Correct the size of an icon

Version 4.7.1

June 16, 2021
  • Include province/state information in Canada and the USA
  • Allow search to find province/state information in any available country
  • Fix bug where the wrong data was flashed briefly during onboarding

Version 4.7.0

February 17, 2021
  • Adding support for a new proxy authentication scheme

Version 4.6.5

January 6, 2021
  • Bugfix for websites using Basic Auth, switcher will now allow credential prompt to display

Version 4.6.4

November 26, 2020
  • Bugfix for credential verification

Version 4.6.3

November 11, 2020
  • Internal changes to reduce permissions required from browsers
  • Bugfix for WatchPosition in Firefox for filtered domains

Version 4.6.1

October 2, 2020
  • Servers with a Lat or Long of 0 will no longer appear as custom servers
  • watchPosition will now correctly return a watchID
  • Editing a custom server will no longer unstar it

Version 4.6.0

September 16, 2020
  • Add additional error messaging for credential check in popup onboarding

Version 4.5.1

September 14, 2020
  • Security fixes: WON-01-002, WON-01-006, WON-01-007, WON-01-003

Version 4.5.0

April 1, 2020
  • Add starred proxies functionality
  • Fix window focus when launching settings from private browsing mode in Chrome & Edge

Version 4.4.0

Feb 12, 2020
  • Add Switcher version number to the DOM
  • Ensure proxying is handled when users import their servers

Version 4.3.0

Jan 29, 2020
  • Fixes to release to Microsoft Store for Edge

Version 4.2.0

Jan 10, 2020
  • Updated styles & assets to match new branding

Version 4.1.2

Dec 18, 2019
  • Added function to migrate v3 data to v4

Version 4.0.0

Dec 12, 2019
  • Rewrote extension in React/Redux
  • UX improvements

Version 3.1.0

Aug 26, 2019
  • Move off deprecated WebExtensions APIs for Firefox 68+
  • Added support for browser location testing
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Version 3.0.0

Jun 6, 2019
  • Allow users to clear their default credentials
  • Display messaging around unsaved changes
  • Fix to header fields being editable on first load, when toggled off
  • Allow WonderProxy users to verify their credentials

Version 2.0.0

May 2, 2019
  • Updated onboarding process
  • Removed credentials modal for importing servers
  • Allows users to save their headers, even if disabled

Version 1.1.0

Apr 23, 2019
  • Add version to settings UI
  • Add new filtering options: now supports IPs
  • Save the user's preferred reminder time

Version 1.0.0

Apr 4, 2019
  • Allow access to import json via URL (bug fix)
  • Some invisible changes to improve how the switcher communicates
  • Some improvements to values being saved when proxy setting is on

Version 0.1.2

Mar 12, 2019
  • Added search/filter functionality to the top of the extension pop-up. Quickly search your list of proxy servers if you have hundreds!

Version 0.1.1

Mar 5, 2019
  • Introduced an icon in the pop up to remind users that they have an active domain filter
  • Added a show password option to all of our password fields

Version 0.1.0

Jan 7, 2019
  • Importing your servers from my/account & json import will no longer clear your existing preferences
  • Exit IPs are now properly sorted numerically, if there are more than 9 ips
  • Small bug fix to the behaviour for the reminder feature
  • Small fix to auto refresh the settings page when servers have been imported

Version 0.0.9

Dec 6, 2018
  • The last used proxy is now saved for quick proxy selection
  • Date of last import is now shown on the settings page for either the WonderProxy or JSON import
  • Importing servers from WonderProxy or JSON prompts a credentials modal

Version 0.0.81

Nov 19, 2018
  • Brand new look for the pop up and options page
  • The inclusion/exclusion settings area has been reformatted and renamed "Domain Filters"

Version 0.0.7

Oct 10, 2018
  • New settings: Arbitrary headers, ability to exclude or include websites/domains
  • Enable extension in Firefox private browsing
  • Fix to connection state issues when relaunching browser

Version 0.0.5

Apr 30, 2018
  • Updated settings to appear in a separate tab (to stay consistent with Chrome)
  • Fix to settings input: Enable time input when reminder is checked when settings are loaded initially

Version 0.0.4

Feb 8, 2018
  • Updated the colour palette & icons to match our website
  • We're displaying servers by IP index rather than the port number
  • Added a start screen so that users know what to do when they first install the extension

Version 0.0.3

Jan 16, 2018
  • Initial release