Event Espresso 4 Changelog

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March 6 2023

Event Espresso 5.0.0.p

Event Espresso 5.0.0.p will be released in phases to a limited number of customers with each phase. Please be patient to receive an update notification to your website.


  • The changelog for 4.10.45.p to 5.0.0.p is extensive and will be updated. If you’d like to read all the technical changes before updating, please stay tuned. For those who want to update without reading the technical documentation, you are free to update once the update notification is available to your site.

New Feature:

  • Activate the new event editor feature by navigating to Event Espresso > Events > Default Settings > and set Activate Advanced Editor? to Advanced Editor.

March 2nd 2023

Event Espresso 4.10.45.p

  • Prevent ‘Maximum number of tickets allowed per order for this event’ bypass (manipulating the request allowed users to add more tickets than the setting allowed)
  • Fix state name returning an empty string

March 1st 2023

Waitlist Add-on 1.0.4.p

  • Dont set waitlist registrations on free tickets to be Approved when auto promoted, use the events Default Registration Status setting instead

Feburary 20th 2023

Payment Methods Pro 1.0.2.p

  • PHP8 Fix – Fatal error error thrown when activating payment method

Automated Upcoming Event Notifications Add-on 1.0.7.p

  • Fix POST event notifications exclude query

January 30th 2023

Event Espresso 4.10.44.p

  • Fix type errros within the EE_Venue class

January 16th 2023

Event Espresso 4.10.43.p

  • Fix add-on PUE slug variable name

Event Espresso 4.10.42.p

  • Allow HTML within category descriptions
  • Fix iFrame escaping issue

Waitlist Add-on – 1.0.3.p

  • Code cleanup & PHP8 Compatability
  • Fix issue with Decaf event editor if waitlist add-on active
  • Disable Waitlist submit button on click


  • Add ‘Event Admin’ context to Waitlist-related messages

December 30th 2022

Importer Add-on – 1.0.1.p

  • PHP 8 Compatibility Fixes


  • Add hook – AHEE__EventEspresso_AttendeeImporter_domain_services_commands_ImportCommandHandler__handle__end
  • Skip mapping for email_confirm system question
  • Set all transaction reg steps to be complete on imported registrations

December 14th 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.41.p

  • PHP 8 Compatibility Fixes
  • PHP7.2 Compatability Fixes
  • Fix admin pagination when no pages are needed
  • Fix payment modal code formatting being applied to fields
  • Fix DateTime description escaping issue


  • Additional sanitation throughout core
  • Improve management of PUE library
  • Remove usage of assert()
  • Add filter to ticket selector get_tickets

December 5th 2022

People Add-on 1.0.6.p

  • PHP8 compatibility fix – Fatal error thrown when adding a new person

November 2nd 2022

Automated Upcoming Event Notifications Add-on 1.0.6.p

  • PHP8 compatibility fix – Fix ‘Uncaught ValueError: Missing format specifier at end of string’


  • Add Post-event notifications

Stripe Payment Method Add-on 1.1.12.p

  • Extract Billing form logic
  • Update Stripe library
  • Fix issue with Stripe JS looping on some servers

EE4 Events Calendar 3.2.16.p

  • Filter the ee_terms used by the calendar ‘filters’ (options to filter events on the front end of the calendar) – `FHEE__EE_Calendar___get_filter_html__ee_terms`

September 29th 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.40.p

  • PHP7.2 compatibility fix – remove property type hinting
  • Set internal minimum PHP version requirement check to PHP7.2

September 28th 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.39.p

  • PHP8 compatibility fixes
  • Fix admin page routing
  • Fix country ISO3 value not updating when saving country
  • Fix message template toggles


  • Improve 3rd party library management
  • Update CrawlerDetect library
  • Update DOMPDF library
  • Remove Joyride library
  • Add feature flag for CrawlerDetect class
  • Add feature flag for PluginUpdateEngine class
  • Sanitize various inputs/outputs

October 3rd 2022

WP Users add-on 2.0.19.p

  • Prevent EE_FRONT_AJAX notices
  • Fix SPCO not displaying login notice when additional registrants required login

July 28th 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.38.p

  • Use aria-labels instead of title for List Table Actions
  • Redirect SPCO if Payment has a Redirect URL set
  • Fix Ticket/Datetime description fields escaping content
  • Stop setting an extra_meta field for every message generated
  • Use PublicCapabilities() for Frontend Registrations (waitlist fix)

July 22nd, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.37.p

  • Fix issue with message template editors not loading visual editor

July 13th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.36.p

  • Fix event publish box registration list links so the CSV applies any filters set
  • Fix datetime registration list links so the CSV applies any filters set
  • Fix iCal not loading within the Upcoming Events Widget

July 8th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.35.p

  • Fix a fatal error thrown on the waitlist add-on due to a PHP8 fix
  • Fix multiple registrations causing ‘Unknown response’ error
  • Fix Importer add-on CSV field not saving the uploaded CSV

July 7th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.34.p

  • Fix issue with WP User integration add-on causing registrations to fail is WP_DEBUG is enabled

July 6th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.33.p

  • Fix Filter Views for CSV Registration Reports
  • Fix searching within the registration list removing filters on CSV Registration Reports
  • Various PHP8 fixes
  • Fix issue with loading event content on twentytwentytwo based themes
  • Fix CSV Registration Reports including custom question that have have been removed from event(s)
  • Fix Critical Pages form section updates not saving
  • Fix Critical Pages Drop-downs not displaying all pages
  • Don’t Retrieve Trashed Question Groups during Public Registration

June 14th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.32.p

  • Fix reCaptcha v2 (checkbox)
  • Switch default price type name from “Free Admission” to “Admission”
  • Additional Sanitation

Event Espresso 4.10.31.p

  • Fix Registrations CSV Report Filters
  • Fix Add New State Form Button Display
  • Fix Missing “CNT_ISO” Parameter in AJAX Request


  • Prevent a fatal error within PUE if update_plugins returns false
  • Sanitize inputs

March 25th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.30.p

  • Fix eejs console errors
  • Fix EE Notices/Modals now showing on Block Themes
  • Fix Webpack i18n Extractions
  • Fatal on some Frontend Routes when Maintenance Mode Active
  • Fixed issue of creating / updating question group with duplicate identifier.
  • Fix incorrect REST API root directory when EE installed in subdirectory (caused issues within the EE4 Ticketing app)
  • Fix PHP Deprecated: block_categories is deprecated notice
  • Fix CPT Model Name Retrieval (caused a Fatal Error when saving an event with some themes/plugins)


  • Replace Legacy Request Data in General Settings Admin
  • Replace Legacy Request Data in Pricing Admin
  • Added Check-Ins DateTime data to the CSV Registration Report
  • Localize ee_settings for ee_error_js
  • Register Dependencies for Frontend Controller in Legacy Shortcode Manager
  • Improve sanitation throughout

March 8th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.29.p
Version 4.10.27.p + 4.10.28.p rolled over into version 4.10.29.p

  • Fix issue with htmlspecialchars with mixed values
  • Fix G-Maps zoom level fields to use value number fields only
  • Fix event deletion previous showing 0 records found
  • Fix permanently deleting auto draft events
  • Fix event status banner not showing in block themes
  • Fix ‘old’ (non batch processing) CSV export
  • Fix upcoming events widget sort setting
  • Fix events archive config reset
  • Attendee Mover (core fix) – Fix no messages being triggered when moving an attendee and selecting to notify
  • Fix deactivating Receipt message type also deactivating Invoice payment method
  • Fix Personal information question groups allowed to be removed from Primary Registrant question group on event
  • Remove help tours
  • Fix escaping issues
  • Fix event slug changes not saving
  • Fix deactivating Receipt message type also deactivating Invoice payment method
  • Replace Legacy Request Data within the Admin

January 25th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.26.p

  • Fix events admin filters/search

January 21st, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.25.p

  • Fix “no Event ID in the request” error when manually adding a registration

January 18th, 2022

Event Espresso 4.10.24.p

  • Fix ticket selector issue when the first tickets are unavailable due to capabilities
  • Fix “New @ Event Espresso” metabox RSS feed
  • Fix registration messages not triggering when applying/deleting a payment


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