Advanced Post Creation Changelog

1.4.0 | 2023-09-14

  • Added support for async (background) feed processing to improve form submission performance.
  • Added the gform_advancedpostcreation_post_update_post action.
  • Fixed an issue to allow File Upload fields that have been extended by a developer to be processed when creating posts. Credit: Gravity PDF

1.3 | 2022-11-16

1.2 | 2022-02-02

  • Fixed an issue that causes feeds to break if a taxonomy term has an apostrophe in the label.

1.1 | 2021-08-21

  • Fixed a fatal error that occurs when a form is submitted with the date mapped to "Date & Time Fields" or "Custom Date & Time".

1.0 | 2021-07-21

  • Official release.


  • Fixed UI issues in the feed settings page where the post date setting don't show options for the value selected.
  • API: Added gf_advancedpostcreation()->update_post( $post_id, $feed, $entry, $form ) to enable programmatic updating of posts.


  • Fixed a compatibility issue with Gravity Forms 2.5 by updating the postExcerpt field to explicitly allow HTML.
  • Fixed an issue that causes custom dates and times entered into the feed settings to use UTC instead of the local time.


  • Updated the post content field in the feed settings to use the text editor to enable easier markup entry.


  • Added a custom icon for Gravity Forms 2.5.


  • Updated the Swedish translations.

1.0-beta-7 | 2020-09-28

  • Fixed an issue with the feed settings.

1.0-beta-6 | 2020-09-24

  • Added support for Gravity Forms 2.5

1.0-beta-5 | 2020-08-05

  • Added support for WordPress 5.5.
  • Updated Post Format labels to be translatable.
  • Fixed a JavaScript error with WordPress 5.5 which prevents the taxonomy settings rendering correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where pending and draft posts created via the add-on do not have the correct post creation date when the date mappings are used in the post creation feed.
  • Fixed an issue where merge tags used in the custom value inputs of the categories and tags feed settings are not processed.

1.0-beta-4 | 2020-05-07

  • Added translations for Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, and Turkish.
  • Added the {apc_media} merge tag to insert IDs or URLs of files uploaded to media library.
  • Updated Javascript files, stylesheets to use minified versions.
  • Fixed an issue where a taxonomy mapping which is removed on the feed configuration page can still be processed.
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong user could be assigned as the media author.
  • Fixed an issue attaching uploaded images as a featured image for a post when the image file has uppercase characters in the file extension.

1.0-beta-3 | 2019-08-07

  • Added security enhancements.
  • Added support for delaying feed processing until after payment has been successfully completed using the PayPal Standard Add-On.
  • Added the gform_advancedpostcreation_args_pre_get_custom_post_types filter enabling the arguments used to get the custom post types for inclusion in the types setting to be overridden.
  • Added the gform_advancedpostcreation_file_fields_choices filter enabling the available choices for the media settings to be overridden on the feed configuration page.
  • Added the gform_advancedpostcreation_term_separator filter enabling the ability to override the default comma separator with another string when terms are being assigned from the value of a field on a form with a post creation feed set up.
  • Added additional logging statements.
  • Updated + and - icons so that they are consistent across all settings.

1.0-beta-2 | 2019-03-20

  • Added support for {post_id} and {post_edit_url} merge tags.
  • Added support for setting post author when user is registered with User Registration Add-On.
  • Fixed an issue getting the default merge tags for the title, content, and excerpt settings when creating a new feed.
  • Fixed an issue where files could fail to be added to the media library on servers where allow_url_fopen is disabled.
  • Updated feed processing to store the uploaded media IDs in the entry meta along with the post and feed IDs.

1.0-beta-1 | 2019-01-10

  • It's all new!