Pro Pack Features
If you want to keep the legacy add-on, ProPack, do not upgrade the base plug-in to version 4.8. All individual legacy add-ons have been phased out over the past 2 years. Please follow the SLP news feeds for important information.
Upgrades to SLP are optional. We do not auto-update. Unfortunately, if you already updated and now try to roll back SLP to pre – 4.8 version in order to retain the Legacy add-on functionality, you would also need to rollback WordPress. The SLP author does not recommend rolling back versions of any software or WP. This is time consuming and messy, requires technical savvy, not to mention, you will miss important security patches. If you are confident that you know what is entailed and are willing to take the risk; absolutely use a back-up service such as Vault Press or Jet Pack.
You may opt to take the worry out of updating with a My SLP plan. Check out the Power and import options under MYSLP SAAS
The base plugin and add ons are updated on a regular basis. Often the updates include fundamental changes that are designed to improve performance by reducing the memory and/or disk request load when your visitors are interacting with the map.
The most common reason your legacy add on stopped working is because it is no longer supported with the latest version of Store Locator Plus
Announcements have been made since the end of 2015 that the legacy add ons are being phased out and at some point will no longer work with the latest version of Store Locator Plus. As of 4.7 .11 release of SLP, the last of the Legacy Add-ons that were supported, ProPAck will not work with SLP. Your only option will be to NOT UPGRADE Store Locator Plus. Make sure you have a backup copy of the current version of SLP you have installed that IS working with your legacy add on packs. We ALWAYS recommend that your site uses VaultPress or JetPack
Whenever you update the base plugin make sure ALL of your SLP add-on packs are updated to the latest version.
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