Recently updated to WordPress 4.9.9 or 5.0.1 and your CSV file imports for Store Locator Plus® stopped working? You can thank yet another “WordPress security feature” — also known as “backwards compatibility break”.  This “update” came with absolutely no warning to plugin developers.

WordPress 4.9.9 and 5.0.1 break Store Locator Plus® Imports and thousands of other plugins.

This does not affect our MySLP SaaS users thanks to our fully managed software stack, so they can rest easy and continue to import locations.

WordPress Import Updates

We are still researching what is possible for workarounds to the File Type Is Nt Permitted issue.  Unfortunately the lack of notification beforehand that a breaking change was coming leaves us scrambling to work a major software update into our already hectic schedule.

What we have learned thus far is that the previous settings allowing for any file type to be uploaded to the media manager is no longer allowed, including the location CSV files. 

It is going to take us a while to figure out what WordPress did, come up with a patch, test the patch, and roll it out to the general public.   

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