The HWD MediaShare team is pleased to release version 2.0.2 today. Subscribers will be notified about this new update via the Joomla update manager shortly, but the update can also be applied manually by downloading the latest version and installing it through the Joomla extensions manager.

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This minor point update addressed approximately 120 bugs and issues, including the one introduced by Joomla 3.4.2. Most of these are minor fixes and enhancements although there are also some notable new features included in this update!


Facebook open graph integration

We've improved our facebook integration and included support for the display of your videos directly in the Facebook feed. 

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JWPlayer playlist bar support

We've included and documented the processes of displaying your HWDMediaShare playlists directly in the JWPlayer playlist.

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Facebook commenting widget upgrade

We've upgraded the Facebook commenting solution to SDK version 2.3 (and introduced options so the plugin doesn't load the SDK to prevent conflicts with other Facebook extensions).

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Updated Flickr remote plugin

We've completely re-written the Flickr remote plugin to improve the information that is imported, and lift import limits through use of the Flickr API.

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Maintenance functions

We've also added new functions to the maintenance to help improve performance, optimize database queries, and migrate your legacy tags from older versions of HWDMediaShare.


Updated Media and Geographical RSS feeds

We've rewritten our Media RSS and Geo RSS renders for showing feeds, improving integration with video players such as the JWPlayer, and other services such as Google Maps. More information and blog posts about this will follow in the next few weeks.