Changelog

Taboola Android SDK changelog

[2.3.7] - 2019-11-26

Added:

  • Added "consumerProguardFiles" logic to add the SDK Proguard rules automatically. Adding the rules manually is still possible
  • Added the option to hide the scrolling bars for Feed via Native. See the SDK reference to see how

Improved:

  • We added a pull-to-refresh example to our public github.com exmaple project

Fixed:

  • Fixed rare crashes related to SDK API when loading Picasso and when handling with the API response

[2.3.6] - 2019-10-24

Added:

  • Added an option to allow publishers to hide the Taboola scrolling bars when using Feed/Widget via Native. Please refer to the SDK Reference for more information on how to use this flag.
  • Added an option to allow publishers to enable/disable local file access when using Feed/Widget via Native

Fixed:

  • Fixed a "pthread_create" error when using SDK API
  • Fixed a minor issue when sending events to Taboola Newsroom via the SDK

[2.3.5] - 2019-09-24

Improved:

  • "onlinetemplate" our improved performance mode is turned on by default. You're no longer required to activate it manually

Fixed:

  • We fixed a situation where Taboola GUEH (global uncaught exceptions handler) collided with other GUEH providers
  • We fixed a rare crash at the GLHelper class that happens when using Widget/Feed via native
  • Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements

[2.3.4] - 2019-08-18

Fixed:

  • We fixed an issue that caused the mid-article widget to flicker when loading inside a RecyclerView

[2.3.3] - 2019-08-07

Added:

  • We added support for sending events from the SDK into the Newsroom platform - see dedicated documentation here
  • We added a optional step of initializing Taboola object when the activity loads

Changed/Improved:

  • We removed the retrofit-gson dependency from the SDK

Fixed:

  • We fixed an issue that caused widget/feed to flicker when using it within a ListView
  • Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements

[2.3.0] - 2019-07-02

Version 2.3.0 changelog includes all of the notable features that were released in the past 6 months

Added:

Changed/Improved:

Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Taboola from loading at the same time that the screen loads when using RecyclerView.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented using a Carousel card in Taboola Feed when the app used horizontal scrolling (ViewPager).
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Android SDK Standard to use hardware/software acceleration when rendering webviews.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the SDK to crash when the webview was set to null.

[2.2.3] - 2019-06-06

Hot fix related to SDK version 2.2.2 release

[2.2.2] - 2019-06-05

Added

  • Taboola Feed can now include a carousel card when the publisher is using horizontal scrolling
  • Taboola Android SDK now supports the IAB Consent framework
  • We added an option to pass the SDK an internal user ID
  • We added an option to force CSS rules on the HTML the widget/feed is rendering on - to better support apps that are using dark UI mode

Changed

  • IMPORTANT! The SDK is now compatible with AndroidX/Jetpack - as a result we had to change the Taboola attributes by adding "tb_" prefix on each one. This is highly important for publisher who are using the Android layout XML to create Taboola Widget on SDK via native - see here
  • We improved our SDK API by allowing publishers to avoid compiling the "Picasso" image loading library (Please contact your account manager to get the SDK API documentation link)

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Android SDK Standard to use hardware/software acceleration to render itself

[2.2.1] - 2019-05-12

Added

  • Taboola Widget (via native) now supports device orientation change
  • SDK can now detect if the Feed (via native) height is not fixed - please make sure to adjust the Feed height as described in the integration instructions

Changed

  • More improvements to the SDK networking calls

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue in SDK API that prevented images to load on certain publishers
  • Fixed an issue that prevented reloading the widget when changing the mode from bright to dark mode and vice versa

[2.2.0] - 2019-04-03

Added

  • Taboola SDK is now configured as a content provider. By doing so we can improve the way we handle errors and improve the overall stability
  • Added the option to show the progress bar when the publisher is manually handling the scroll switch
  • Added support for 3rd party vendor weather card for SDK via Native

Changed

  • Improved the SDK network call to more efficient logic
  • Reduced the caching time for certain loading components

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where the 2nd organic item click handling open in chrome custom tab instead of the click handler settings
  • Fixed an issue where pull-to-refresh didn't work when using the online template
  • Fixed a rare issue of getting null value from the webview
  • Other minor bug fixes and stability improvements

[2.1.2] - 2019-02-25

Added

  • Added support to run the SDK in the notification area

[2.1.1] - 2019-02-10

Added

  • We are introducing a native UI indicator when the scroll is switching from the publisher app to Taboola's Feed (Feed via Native)

Changed

  • We improved the way we handle the current state of the Feed/Widget via native, making sure the different configuration is not getting reset
  • We removed the GSON dependency, please make sure to see the updated Proguard rules

Fixed

  • We fixed an issue where the "About Taboola" popup window failed to load on certain devices

[2.1.0] - 2019-01-09

Added

  • We are introducing the Android SDK verifier - special debug mode to make sure you integrated the SDK correctly
  • We added an option to lazy load content on our Widget via JS and Feed via JS Android integrations

Changed

  • We improve the way the SDK is working with more online and dynamic under-the-hood components

Fixed

  • Bug fixes related to Taboola News offering

[2.0.29] - 2018-12-20

Fixed

  • Minor bug fixes related to Taboola OEM offering

[2.0.28] - 2018-11-04

Added

  • Support for horizontal scrolling in SDK standard
  • Support for third-party libraries when loading images in SDK API

Changed

  • The functions 'setOptionalModeCommands()' and 'pushCommands()' are now deprecated
  • Minor performance improvements

Fixed

  • Minor bug fixes

[2.0.27] - 2018-09-04

Fixed

  • Prevent crash in case where not delivering WebView attached to window

[2.0.25] - 2018-09-04

Fixed

  • Prevent crash in case where not delivering WebView attached to window

Added

  • Logs for null context state
  • Support for 'notify-clientEvent'
  • Height and width added to the SDK-API
  • Support for a single item image size in placement

[2.0.23] - 2018-08-08

Fixed

  • Fixed memory leaks in the SDK API
  • Added a BI layer (internal)
  • Protected resize in SDK standard from crashing. Added callback for image loading failure

[1.3.6] - 2018-03-20

Changed
Added an option to set text zoom on the widget (fixed text size)

[1.3.1] - 2017-09-12

Fixed
Internal bug fixes

[1.2.1] - 2017-08-09

Changed

  • Overriding default click handling for non-organic items is no longer allowed
  • Fixed incorrect TABOOLA_DID_FAILAD reporting in the Widget

[1.1.12] - 2017-06-22

Changed

  • Fixed a bug in resize widget
  • Fixed a bug in organic/sponsored detection

[1.1.11] - 2017-06-07

Changed
Fixed a bug in Android versions lower than 2.3

[1.1.9] - 2017-05-29

Changed
Improved organic/sponsored links detection

[1.1.8] - 2017-05-22

Changed
Fixed a bug on earlier versions of Android with low memory

[1.1.7] - 2017-05-18

Changed

  • Various bug fixes
  • Report 'TABOOLA_DID_FAILAD' when a widget is loaded with no recommendations
  • Faster loading of Chrome custom tabs
  • Faster reporting of visible events

[1.1.6] - 2017-04-26

Changed
Edited 'OnGlobalNotificationsListener' interface to provide the TaboolaWidget object in all methods


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