AppEngine WordPress plugin version 1.4 released.

We’re happy to announce the latest release of the AppEngine WordPress plugin, version 1.4. We encourage all users of WordPress on App Engine to upgrade to this new version as soon as possible.

This new versions includes a number of bug fixes, as well as a new feature for serving media files over HTTPs.

Bug Fixes

This version of the plugin includes fixes for the following bugs:

  • The default HTTP fetch timeout is now 30 seconds, and fetch errors include a more descriptive message.
  • The public URLs for uploaded media now work correctly in the development environment.
  • The plugin now uses autoloading in the AppEngine SDK to improve load time performance.

New Features

This version of the plugin includes a new feature, that makes it possible to serve uploaded media files over HTTPs or HTTP.

To enable HTTPs serving of uploaded media, select the checkbox in the plugin settings page, as shown below.

Secure URLs checkbox.

Once selected, all media files that are subsequently uploaded will be served over https. Note: Changing this setting has no affect on media files that have already been uploaded.

Please report any issues with the plugin in the support forum, or ask questions on stackoverflow where members of the team actively participate.

We also gladly accept pull requests – you can find the plugin source on Github.