Changes Log

Date Version Type Details
13/03/2024   Improvement - New brand: Microlino
24/11/2023   Improvement - New brand: Reliant
23/08/2023   Improvement - Implementation of Google Analytics 4
30/06/2023   Improvement - New brand: Trabant
23/06/2023   Improvement - New brand: Zeekr
10/06/2023   Improvement - New logo: Porsche
07/06/2023   Improvement - New logo: Citroën
22/05/2023   Improvement - New brand: Rimac
18/04/2023   Improvement - New logo: Audi
27/03/2023   Improvement - New brand: Karma
18/01/2023   Improvement - Upgraded PHPMailer to version 6.7.1
- Use force_sender for e-mail notifications
23/11/2022   Improvement - New logo: Kia
17/11/2022   Improvement - New logo: Nissan
19/10/2022   Improvement - Upgraded Select2 to version 4.0.13.
09/10/2022   Improvement - Brand selection is now mandatory when submitting a picture.
04/10/2022   Improvement - Reviewed and limited the number of database calls to improve speed in Validation Center.
14/07/2022   Improvement - New brand: Cupra
08/07/2022   Bug fix - "Declaration of case-insensitive constants is deprecated warning" fixed relate to PHP 7.3
- "Use of undefined constant" SecureMode fixed
- "$site["host_ip"]" fixed from gethostbyaddress() to gethostbyname()
- "The behavior of unparenthesized expressions containing both '.' and '+'/'-' will change in PHP 8: '+'/'-' will take a higher precedence" fixed
- Ignoring warnings with @ in function sortBySubValue
- Fixed Mail Fetch error because of DNS misconfiguration
- implode(): Passing glue string after array is deprecated. Swap the parameters Fixed
26/12/2021   Improvement - IPv6 backend compatibility
- "No refresh" mode to improve load of the Validation Center
26/10/2021   Bug fix - Plate type Error fixed (for longer plate after latest ALPR adaptation)
21/10/2021   Improvement - ALPR integration in Validation Center
16/10/2021 2.4 Improvement - ALPR Plate recognizer integration
- Improvement of plate type conditional detection in get_plate_info() when error plate
09/10/2021   Improvement - New brands: Piëch , Haval , Polaris , Maruti Suzuki , Hino , Babaj , Hero , Nio , Roewe , Foton
27/07/2021   Improvement - New brand: XPeng
01/06/2021   Bug fix - Plates CD without hyphens after CD fixed.
28/05/2021   Improvement - Avoiding partners_list unnecessary database query.
- New logo: Renault
15/05/2021   Bug fix - Fixed plate ZSAA-001 as professional.
07/05/2021   Improvement - Improved redirection link for plate availability check.
25/03/2021   Improvement - New logo: Peugeot
21/03/2021   Bug fix - Fixed default value for plate format in validation center.
23/02/2021   Improvement

- New plate type: Unusual
- Color of plates aligned with official RAL color codes.

15/02/2021   Improvement - New brand: Manitou
- Availability Dutch URL fixed as changed client side.
04/02/2021   Improvement - Availability French URL fixed as changed client side.
01/11/2020   Improvement - New brand: Nosmoke
22/10/2020   Improvement - Don't make pictures of certains combinations early at publishing stage.
- Include "REY" & "DRKSIDE" in Star Wars specific dictionnary.
06/10/2020   Bug fix - Fixed random plate generation visible on page Possibilities & Types.
28/09/2020   Improvement - Support of bmp, webp, wbmp, xbm , xpm, gd, gd2, tif & tiff file formats.
21/07/2020   Improvement - No more captchca required for pictures submission when a registered user is logged in.
- Not possible to edit first name, last name and email for pictures submission when a registered user is logged in.
30/06/2020 2.3 Improvement - Rewritten function gen_clsid() to break dependency with Mcrypt PHP module unavailable in PHP 7.4.
- Upgraded to PHP 7.4
19/06/2020   Improvement - Professional Z-plates "pro" has been renamed "dealer".
- Road test Y-plates has now it own category (previsouly included in Professional)
- New Professional V-plates type (bodywork and car repair) has been added.
- New National U-plates type has been added.
- All types related to car business has been moved to it's own category.
08/06/2020   Improvement - New brand: Pilote
12/05/2020   Improvement - Extended session duration to 24 hours.
28/04/2020   Improvement - CloudFlare implemented.
05/04/2020   Improvement - Upgraded Facebook Graph API from v3.2 to v6.0
03/04/2020 2.2 Improvement - Upgraded PHP from v7.0 to v7.3
- XtremCache implemented
- Larges PNG images on homepage have been replaced by JPG versions improving load time.
    Bug fix - Fixed GeoIP using PHP included extension in place of internal scripts.
26/03/2020   Improvement - New logo: BMW
23/02/2020   Improvement - Avoid publishing pictures when no valid image file is present and reachable.
19/12/2019   Bug fix - Fixed plate type frame box when publishing on facebook.
- Fixed returned message when publishing on facebook
    Improvement - FTP server and ports mentionned in case of connection failure
28/11/2019   Bug fix - Fixed repeated chars inclusive mode.
27/11/2019 2.1.4 Improvement - New type: moto
- New reload button in Validation Center
17/11/2019   Improvement - New brands: Overland , Humber
    Bug fix - Instant-search menu fixed.
15/11/2019 2.1.3 Bug fix - Fixed samples samples list for Speed podelec plates type.
    Improvement - Select2 updated to version CDN 4.0.12
05/11/2019   Improvement - New brand: Dallara
08/09/2019   Improvement - Updated logo: Volkswagen
13/05/2019   Improvement - New brand: Westfalia
10/05/2019   Improvement - New brand: Neoplan
25/03/2019   Bug fix - Fixed error message on image pHash generation while submitting a picture.
16/03/2019   Improvement - New brand: Polestar
02/03/2019   Bug fix - Fixed missing space on plate pages below "Pictures recently added".
- Fixed generated frames not taking acount of the newline parameter below "Pictures recently added".
- Changing wording in this changes logs: "Bug correction" become "Bug fix" and all items of the Type column become in singular.
27/02/2019   Improvement - Remove shadow on plates on range, types and release pages.
21/02/2019   Improvement - Top 3 Submitters are now displayed in Gold, Silver and Bronze colors trophy.
19/02/2019   Improvement - New search filter: Roman characters
12/02/2019   Improvement - New brand: Horki
05/02/2019   Improvement - Facebook API Graph updated from v2.12 to v3.0
07/12/2018   Bug fix - replicate_db() upload fixed
06/12/2018   Bug fix - Hashtags lookup issue fixed
28/11/2018 2.1.2 Improvement - New hosting server
26/11/2018 2.1.1 Improvement - Handling lack of SCRIPT_URL variable
- Don't create cache in database and filesystem for box type when image file don't exist
20/10/2018   Improvement - Function fetch_pictures_to_validate() improved to don't proceed with directories.
21/09/2018   Improvement - Data global reloading from plates to validation table in Validation Center
16/09/2018   Improvement - New brands: Simca , Apal
14/09/2018   Bug fix - Rejection icon in the Validation Center fixed
12/09/2018   Bug fix - POP3 email fetcher multiple emails fetching loop fix
10/09/2018   New feature - Partial validation results reload in Validation Center
09/09/2018   Improvement - New brand: Delage
06/09/2018   Improvement - Facebook protocol set to HTTPS.
07/08/2018   Bug fix - Fixed the message "plate fit on A/AN brand" when publishing on Facebook.
03/08/2018   New feature - Similar picture detection and user warning at submission using the submit form.
02/08/2018 2.1.0 New feature - Integration of pHash (Perceptual Hash) to automate pictures comparison and avoid duplicates
- Font-Awesone upgraded to version 5.2.
01/08/2018   Improvement - Cleanup of duplicates pictures
24/06/2018   Improvement - New brand: Bitter
14/06/2018   Bug fix - Fixed "**" search to remove duplicate.
- Fixed plate type displaying error when unknown.
13/06/2018   Improvement - Brands sorted by popularity in Plate Creation admin panel.
10/06/2018   Improvement - Brands sorted by popularity in Validation Center.
- BI analysis dashboard
09/06/2018   Improvement - MySQL database replication including automatic FTP sending (excluding backup tables) and import process.
07/06/2018   Improvement - Updated logo: Volkswagen
31/05/2018   Improvement - Hashtags cleanup.
24/05/2018 2.0.1 Improvement - Private MySQL server.
12/05/2018   Improvement - Integrated actions buttons (publish, crop & delete) in global legends admin interface.
- Legend admin interface called at page level to avoid code duplicate.
09/05/2018   Improvement - Sentence "PLATE on a Brand" become "PLATE on an Brand" if brand start by a vowel everywhere on the site.
08/05/2018   New feature - New *secrets* shortcuts for admin.
    Bug fix - Fixed generated & ideas listing.
07/05/2018   Improvement - Optimized plate creation admin interface with brand & model.
05/05/2018   Improvement - Brand of plates displayed for blocked plates.
- New brand: Walz
    New feature - Picture edition on plate page for user with special access privileges.
- New plate creation admin interface
04/05/2018   Improvement - Upgraded FontAwesome from v4.5 to v5.0.12.
- Replaced fa- references to fas-
- Corrected icons references to align with new version naming
- New brand: Karmann
30/04/2018   Improvement - Removed non-essential database calls to improve search performances.
29/04/2018   Improvement - 6G firewall implemented in htaccess to improve performances and security.
28/04/2018   Bug fix - Fixed small transparency alpha channel issue.
- Rebuilding cache
27/04/2018 2.0.0 Improvement

- Upgraded from PHP v5.4 to v7.0
- Upgraded to Apache v2.2 to v2.4
- Using PHP FPM in place of CGI API
- Refreshed logo

25/04/2018   Improvement - New field for ad-management for specific users: ad_blocked.
24/04/2018   Improvement - New brands: Manhart , Lumma
23/04/2018   Improvement - Do not display CV logo anymore for generating "fake" and "prototype" plates type.
22/04/2018   Improvement - New database field for plates and pictures: user_edited and date_edited
21/04/2018   Improvement - New accessprivilege feature allowing to give partial rights of edition
- Improved accesslevel management
19/04/2018   Improvement - Secure deletion with hash implemented
- Ability to delete pictures after submission using the submit form
17/04/2018   Improvement - New search for "yesterday" added plates and pictures
15/04/2018   Improvement - Support for plate "0" (null and not empty)
11/04/2018   Improvement - Search for plates and pictures in hexadecimal numeral formats sorted by their decimal value.
10/04/2018   Improvement - Added name anonymization notice on submit page.
- Added link to the online DIV reservation tool on the reservation page.
09/04/2018   Improvement - Publish brand of plate when publishing on facebook if known.
07/04/2018   Improvement - New brands: Gumpert , Apollo
06/04/2018   Improvement - Ability to crop pictures after submission using the submit form using new stylized buttons
04/04/2018   Improvement - New brands: Geely , Tata
- Sitemap for brands optimized
03/04/2018   Improvement - Type edition in list_legend listing admin mode.
02/04/2018   Improvement - New sitemap for brands.
31/03/2018   Improvement - New brands: Speranza , Great Wall , Lifan , Hafei , Jac
- New simplified function to display brand name, logo and link in changes logs.
- Link to wikipedia on brands list page.
- Brands list optimized and include logos.
- Plates format optimized and include thumbnails.
27/03/2018 1.8.1 Improvement - New brand: Arrinera
- Completely rebuild brands list management
- Accurate way to calculate brands percentage
- Displaying all managed brands including the one for which we don't any any plates
- History of pricing of customized plates added
- Random customized plates now displayed in 3D
19/03/2018   Improvement - Support of Plates default format per type.
- "Format" keyword renamed in favor of "samples"
- create_combination function improved to look at default format value per type and to allow manual definition of format & type.
14/03/2018   Improvement - Facebook API Graph updated from v2.12 to v2.5
03/03/2018   Improvement - Update brand logo: Chrysler
25/02/2018   Bug fix - Bug which made unable to increment mood on plate page is corrected.
23/02/2018   Bug fix - Update plate combination when picture state of change (ex. LUCY > LU-CY).
21/02/2018   Improvement - Update brand logo: Iveco
16/02/2018   Improvement - Submission confirmation e-mail spelling correction.
30/01/2018   Improvement - New brands: Farbio
20/01/2018 1.8 Improvement - Admin interface display number of pictures and state of plate at validation stage even at first load accepting combination converted to uid.
- Displaying default rendered plate as 3D.
- Delete cache where display="box" and render = "2d".
- National and Professional plates preview use current year digit.
19/01/2018   Improvement - Admin interface display number of pictures and state of plate at validation stage even at first load.
29/11/2017   Improvement - Admin interface display number of pictures and state of plate at validation stage when manual check (ajax call).
25/11/2017   Improvement - New domain name:
22/11/2017   Improvement - New brands: Alpine
02/11/2017   Improvement - New brands: Sym
28/10/2017   Improvement - Publish brand if known on Facebook.
18/10/2017   Bug fix - Fixed geolocation lookup based on unknown IP adress.
02/10/2017   Improvement - Facebook metatags including plate's generated preview updated for unknown plate page.
29/09/2017   Bug fix - Fixed redirecion error with ob_end_flush() function on certains pages.
28/09/2017   Improvement - Upgrade to PHP 5.5.
- HEIC images format supported using live cloud convertion.
- HEIC image format accepted while submitted by e-mail sending. Unable to accept by form submission because of browsers actual limitation not recognizing HEIC file format.
- Proper notification added when file conversion & orientation correction.
- Frame around plate generator fix following upgrade tryout to PHP 5.6
27/09/2017 1.7.1 Improvement - Preparation for HEIC file format acceptance.
- Hide EXIF data read-out errors when no data exist.
20/09/2017   Improvement - Picture size & resolution are now updated correctly in database when image is cropped after being added.
    Bug fix - Limit Ideas generator in tiny format to 7 characters.
19/09/2017   New feature - New secret search feature started development. More information later.
21/08/2017   Improvement - Page 20140630 is now renamed release.
- Tiny plates format included on release page.
- New brands: Ducati , Spyker , Detomaso

- Random pictures (multiple locations) will not display when we dont have any picture of the combination.
- Brands statistics listing correction where some brands wern't listed.
16/08/2017   Improvement Added format information on plate page.
15/08/2017 1.7 New feature - New Tiny plates format included everywhere: generator, ideas, search, ...

- Removed format-specific url on frame in generator
- Rebuilded impacted cached pictures

12/08/2017 1.6.4 Improvement - New Plates missing pictures and Pictures quantity views.
25/05/2017   Improvement - Links to WebDIV adaptations: availability, reservations links an reservation forms.
15/04/2017   Improvement - Submit plate through the submit form now request reCaptcha v2 validation.
27/02/2017   Bug fix - Fix HTML content of email submitted.
26/02/2017   Improvement - Do not send notification anymore to miswritten or not existing e-mail addresses.
- New brands:
Arash , Ascari , Bowler , Briggs , Bristol , Brooke , Chery , Datsun , Holden , Koenigsegg , Lister , Mahindra , Mastretta , Noble , Pagani , Perodua
16/02/2017   Improvement - Permanent HTTPS redirection in by htaccess.
12/02/2017   Bug fix - HTTPS mixed-content block solved.
26/01/2017   Improvement - HTTPS integration for login.
15/11/2016   Improvement - Integration of Amazon Partner program.
10/10/2016   Improvement - New way to display brand on unknown vehicles.
26/09/2016   Improvement - New vector icons for Nanobe DNA logo: C B W WCBC CW CB.
    Bug fix - Correcting bug that generate a picture quality downgrade for original images. Quality reduction should affect cache only.
19/09/2016 1.6.3 Improvement - Submit and contact forms are now pre-filled with logged-in user data.
- Loading page bar indicator.
15/09/2016   Improvement - Picture generation quality reduced from 70% to 60% to improve transfer speed and save disk space.
- PHP-FPM activated for faster performances.
22/08/2016   Bug fixs - Check if picture url is specified when publishing to Facebook to avoid multiple posts with blurred automatically replaced picture.
17/08/2016   Improvement - New brand: Autostar
14/08/2016   Improvement - New brands: Garia , ISO Rivolta , La Strada , Anssems .
11/08/2016   Improvement - B-plates now includes [9-]1111-B pattern.
09/08/2016   Bug fixs - Statistics calculation correction on possibilities.
    Improvement - Option to sort possibilities by owned percentage or alphabetically.
03/08/2016 1.6.2 Improvement - New core security management.
- Supporting user access level.
28/07/2016   Improvement - Displaying the blocked reason to user.
27/07/2016 1.6.1 Improvement - Displaying the previous version of plate on the plate profile page if known.
    Bug fixs - Displaying correctly old timer plate on recently added section on plate and picture page.
- New cleaner way to manage partial cache deletion when cropping a picture.
- New password request send now the real new password and no more the encrypted version stored in the database.
25/07/2016   Improvement - New cleaner way to manage partial cache deletion and rebuilding.
20/07/2016   Improvement - Autocomplete form by url on sign-up page.
19/07/2016   Improvement - Title of picture pages not display the plate.
- Brand logo and model moved to the right column of picture page.
- New button linked to detailled profile of the plate.
- New button linked to others pictures of the same plate (anchor link on the same page), if exists.
- New button linked to others plates of same brand.
- New button linked to others pictures of same brand.
- New button linked to others plates of same type.
- New button linked to others pictures of same type.
- New button linked to others plates of same format.
- New button linked to others pictures of same format.
- New button linked to others plates of same lenght.
- New button linked to others pictures of same lenght.
- New mailbox check button in admin portal.
    Bug fixs - Display the picture when logged on on generator page same type plate sample.
12/07/2016 1.6.0 Improvement - Sign-up and login implemented.
In the objective to always improve your experience, we now ask you to sign-up to being able to customize our content especially for you.
05/07/2016   Bug fixs - Database syncing script between plates and pictures improved to better manage hidden pictures.
03/07/2016   Improvement - New logos: Alfa Romeo , Lancia
26/06/2016   Improvement - New brand: Lada
20/06/2016   Improvement - New brands: Daimler , Dethleffs
15/06/2016   Bug fixs - Example icon for Belgian Army in Germany is corrected from B-001-1 to B-001-A.
11/06/2016   Bug fixs - Submit form now accept only numbers in model name.
02/06/2016   Improvement - Better interpret combination sent in email subject submission method by keeping the dash (-).
01/06/2016   Improvement - Facebook post id, date and count now recorded.
31/05/2016 1.5.3 Improvement - Working on user sessions.
- Cache index improvement generating a unique hash column avoiding 64 columns index limits of MySQL InnoDB.
- Full cache rebuild.
29/05/2016   Improvement - New logo: PGO
26/05/2016   Bug fixs - Removed impossible combinations on possibilities.
    Improvement - Only accept model field with less than 4 uppercase characters on submit page.
25/05/2016   Improvement - Working on user sessions.
24/05/2016   Improvement - Submit form now request first name and last in two seperate fields in order to avoid user error and last name displayed on the web site.
- reCaptcha v2 integration.
23/05/2016   Bug fixs - Groups feature removed.
- Bug fixs and code improvement.
22/05/2016   Improvement - New logo: Kia
20/05/2016   Improvement - New brand: Brabus
18/05/2016 1.5.2 Improvement - Web site and database moved to a more powerfull server.
- Cache fully rebuild.
- CDN activated for faster performance.
- Filesystem backup function improved to avoid empty and currently transfered files.
- MySQL Function to convert roman numerals to arabic improved.
- New brand: Daihatsu
- Better management of possibilities and added combinations.
17/05/2016   Improvement - New brand: Ford Mustang
15/05/2016   Improvement - New way to detect image file type based on MIME in place of extension.
14/05/2016 1.5.1 Improvement - Totally new and clean way to publish pictures to Facebook using the official Graph API.
06/05/2016   Improvement - Adding format R11111, R111111, R111111 and R1111111 to army plates types.
04/05/2016   Improvement - Adding format 11-111 to enamel plates types.
01/05/2016   Bug fixs - Correct brand logo displayed on pictures page.
    Improvement - Better display of the validation interface.
- Deleting of picture now use ajax on fast admin page.
29/04/2016   Improvement - Automatically capitalize model in case of model entered in submit form > 3 characters and all in uppercase.
04/04/2016   Bug fixs - Menu to Ideas in Engines section point now correctly.
22/03/2016   Improvement - New Google Matching Ads.
13/03/2016   Improvement - B-XXXX Search pattern now include 9-B-XXXX and renamed B-Plates.
02/03/2016   Improvement - Redesign of the submit form.
01/03/2016   Improvement - New brand: TVR
25/02/2016   Maintenance - Cache rebuild
22/02/2016   Bug fixs - Instant-search and OpenSearch don't return anymore combinations when no pictures exist.
19/02/2016   Improvement - New brand: Fendt
18/02/2016   New feature - OpenSearch implementation for plates including suggestions.
16/02/2016   Improvement - Plate page title now display the exact combination and not only the extrapolated one (respecting dashs).
13/02/2016   Improvement - New brands: Bricklin , BYD
01/02/2016   Improvement - New categories in Ideas generator: Vowels removed and Consonnants removed.
30/01/2016   Improvement - Sitemaps are now generated to temporary files then copied to ensure to be always reachable, even under reconstruction.
29/01/2016 1.5.0 New feature - Ideas generator.
- Possibilities.
    Improvement - Changes log is moved from menu Information to menu Contact.
28/01/2016   Improvement - Sitemap include partners list and refers to them in plates and pictures sitemaps.
27/01/2016   Improvement - New brand: Jensen
- Instant-search menu is aligned to the right of the search input field.
- Sitemap for plates now include generated plate sample and informations about plate, first submission and number of pictures owned.
- Sitemap for pictures now include full size picture.
26/01/2016   Improvement - Sitemap for generated combinations, and ideas added to the sitemap engine.
23/01/2016   New feature - Full sitemap coverage including: news (7 468 URL), plates (11 686 URL) and pictures (11 686 URL & 23 603 pictures).
18/01/2016   New feature Instant-search menu providing fast results about the entire collection. Click on the combination or type the enter key to land directly on the plate profile page.
    Improvement - New brands: Wiesmann , Austin Healey
- Instant-search menu is aligned to the right of the search input field.
13/01/2016   Improvement - Brands statistics page completely redesigned with new graphs.
11/01/2016   Improvement - New plates type: Fake
- New brand: BSA
09/01/2016   Improvement - Links to plates generator now provide a generated thumbnail picture of the combination in place of 'YOUR-OWN" for Facebook shares.
- Updated from jQuery 1.1.1 to 2.1.1.
- Updated from Bootstrap 3.3.5 to 3.3.6.
06/01/2016   New feature New types of plates :
- Scooters
- Micro cars with bodywork
    Bug fixs - Trucks & Trailers now really include trailers plates types (U-AAA-111)
05/01/2016 1.4.3 New feature - Search pattern by "Sounds like" for plates and pictures
- NATO international phonetic now displayed on plate profile page.
- Checkbox restored to Bootstrap's latest version standards.
- New icon when type not supported in search results.
04/01/2016   Improvement - Better support of /gen and specials URL to come :p.
01/01/2016   Improvement - Beter display of forms buttons on mobile platform for types and generator pages.
31/12/2015 1.4.2 Improvement - Cache cleanup.
- Picture generation quality reduced from 75% to 70% to improve transfer speed and save disk space.
- Cursor set to default on label without link.
30/12/2015   New feature - New fast preview mode for administration.
- Search by Mr/Mrs combination for plates and pictures.
- Search by exact combination for plates and pictures.
    Improvement - New button to delete picture easily in administration mode on both plate and fast preview mode.
- Letter-spacing inside labels reduced to normal.
- Icons in labels and buttons are now better vertically aligned according text.
    Bug fixs - Ads not displayed anymore in administration mode.
- Prevent to build cached file if bad hash provided.
29/12/2015   New feature New search pattern:
- Models for plates and pictures
    Improvement - Too many visitors alert message is now better looking.
21/12/2015   New feature New searchs patterns:
- Numbered sequences for plates and pictures
- Star Wars for plates and pictures
- Brands for plates and pictures
20/12/2015   Improvement - New brand: Roush Performance
10/12/2015   Improvement - Like-official filter improved for plates and pictures.
07/12/2015   Improvement - New Alphabetical filter for plates and pictures that contains only alphabetic characters (no numbers).
- New Like-official filter for plates and pictures that are similar to official plates.
- Font-Awesone upgraded to version 4.5.
- New Google popup and vignettes mobile smart ads.
    Bug fixs - Different filters by pictures now working again.
- Wall now working again.
04/12/2015   Improvement - When generating a plate, the mechanism check if a plate is blocked and inform accordingly. A new button to submit the first picture is displayed for non-already existing combinations.
03/12/2015   Improvement - Blocked combinations are now counted in total combinations.
    Bug fixs - Don't display "0 picture" anymore on blocked page.
30/11/2015   Improvement - Symbol 🌟 is now published on Facebook for a totally new combination.
28/11/2015   Bug fixs - Solve the replacement of non-alphanumeric characters during names anonymization.
27/11/2015   Improvement - Differents updates based on customized plates price rose from 1000 EUR to 2000 EUR
26/11/2015   Improvement - author metatag defined
- keywords and description metatags improved
18/11/2015   Improvement - Background images are nowcached for faster loading.
- Dynamically resizing should be further improved for better rendering on all devices screen resolution.
17/11/2015   Improvement - Faster redirection when accessing without plate specified.
10/11/2015 1.4.1 New feature - New About page.
- Button at the end of this changelog page now link to the About page.
- New link to the About page in the footer.
    Bug fixs - Picture displayed when generating an existing combination now reflect properties of plate really in database and not the generated one.
- Cache database unique index is now based on combination and not more on uid which result in a better cache management and avoid re-creating image not-correctly inserted in cache bacause of duplicate wrongly detected.
08/11/2015   Improvement - New brand: Marussia
- Logos of brands shown on this changes page.
05/11/2015   Improvement - New brand: Pilgrim
02/11/2015   Improvement - New brand: Nash-Healey
31/10/2015   New feature - Search pattern B-XXXX available for plates and pictures.
29/10/2015   Bug fixs - European Union flag now correctly displayed.
24/10/2015   Bug fixs - Full cache cleanup.
21/10/2015   Improvement - New brand: Chatenet
19/10/2015 1.4.0 Improvement - Belgian Forces in Germany seal now look closer to reality when no strips are present (small or square formats only exist till now).
    Bug fixs - Displaying correct plate format on different places of the web site.
13/10/2015   Improvement - New brands: Bizzarrini , Cisitalia , De La Chapelle , Lagonda
01/10/2015   Improvement - New brand: Plymouth
08/09/2015   Improvement - Unique index of generated plates edited to restrict less the generation of already generated plates.
- New brand: Facel Vega
06/09/2015   Improvement - New brand: Piaggio
04/09/2015 1.3.9 New feature - Managing different plate format for each picture.
- New section with generated picture in the box layout and download links at the bottom of the picture page.
    Bug fixs - Value in decimal now correctly displayed in list results on both pages and pictures.
02/09/2015   New feature - You can now filter last results by pictures or plates type.
- New search menu for partners
31/08/2015   Bug fixs - Displaying blocked plates (but not pictures of blocked plates) in search results.
29/08/2015 1.3.8 Bug fixs - Variables defined in email body in HTML format are now fully interepreted..
    New feature - Search for invalid roman numerals plates and pictures (using roman numeral characters - IVXLCDM - but not respecting order).
28/08/2015   Improvement - New brands: MV Agusta , Kenworth
- Pictures are now linked to picture page and no more to plate page.
27/08/2015   New feature - Search for palindromes plates and pictures.
- Search for ambigrams plates and pictures.
    Improvement - Partners pages visits are now counted on welcome page.
26/08/2015   Improvement - Partner page search results improved and counting visit statistics.
- New brands: GMC , Aixam , Toroidion
25/08/2015   New feature - Search for plates and pictures in roman numeral formats sorted by their decimal value.
- Search for plates and pictures using letters looking like numbers (letter "I" looking like number "1", letter "O" looking like number "0" (zéro).
24/08/2015   Improvement - Partner page improved including web site and facebook page links if they are specified.
- New script to scroll down smoothly especially for anchor links.
- Some links of welcome page now target to an anchor to the same page.
- Displaying submitter name last and all search results.
- Displaying number of visits on picture page.
- New icon displayed side links with an anchor target on the same page.
- New icons on a lot of information pages and in the menu.
- Totally new way to count and rank submitters based on points. Database query is also optimized.
23/08/2015   Improvement - Upgraded to Bootstrap 3.3.5
- Removed differents non-relevant plates types from generator options.
21/08/2015 1.3.7 Improvement - Using new checkbox type for the whole site.
- New field to manage previous plate
- New icon for hashtags clouds:
21/08/2015 1.3.6 Improvement - Top menu redesign for both desktop and mobile platform
- Site version with link to this page in footer.
- Retina optimization for generated plates
- New icons for plates types:
- New icons for changes log:
20/08/2015 1.3.5 Bug fixs - New displaying correctly the date of submission of blocked pictures.
- The last useless <HR /> on pictures loop on the picture page is removed.
- Submit button on partner page linked to partner ID.
19/08/2015 1.3.4 New feature - Rounded corner box template
- Partnes management code improved
    Bug fix - Corrected a bug generating an error while trying to generate a not dynamically resized image while on a retina display.
18/08/2015 1.3.3 New feature - New Twitter button on welcome page.
- New labels and icons for legend on picture page.
- Donation now accept PayPal.
- Download button on plate page now provide a full resolution picture and is now called "Download HD".
- Caching system now include the version of the site and the file size of the generated picture store automatically in the database.
- 33 new wallpapers added
- New repeated chars search function for plates and pictures..
17/08/2015 1.3.2 Bug fix - Correct ad size for small screen and mobile device on search results.
14/08/2015 1.3.1 New feature - Displaying list of last or random pictures on picture, plate and unknown pages.
- New brand: Boom Trikes , Bombardier
- A dash (-) is automatically added for UID 4-3 or 3-4 chars for being interpreted for all letter and digit (AAAA-111 > A-AAA-111, 1234-AAA > 1-234-AAA) and in inverted mode (111-AAAA > 111-AAA-A, AAA-4321 > AAA-432-1).
- New count and links to brands and submitters on welcome page.
- New Partnership page
11/08/2015 1.3.0 New feature - New Submitters page giving back honnor to people that send us pictures and especially new combinations.
- New Facebook comment box just side each picture on each plate page linked to the same data as the detailed picture page.
- New Facebook like box on the welcome page.
07/08/2015 1.2.3 New feature - Now displaying the number of visits in legend on plates, pictures and welcome pages.
06/08/2015   New feature - Location: Discover now from where came pictures, plates and generated plates.
- New short domain Access a plate profile directly using or the welcome page using only
- New publishing blurred pictured on facebook that redirect to short domain for the high quality picture.
    Improvement - New top button 'Last pictures' on welcome page.
- Smaller top buttons.
- Icon for submit remplace from to .
05/08/2015   Improvement - New logo for brand: Honda
04/08/2015   Improvement - New logo for brands: Suzuki , Dodge , Maybach , Hummer
- Brands logos updated with a white stroke line for better contrast: DAF , DeLorean
- New plates type: Old timers added to Types page and in search engine.
03/08/2015   Improvement - The brand logo is now included in the generated pictures and on the plates pictures.
- All cache of this type of picture will be rebuilt.
- Brand Citroën is now spelled Citroën and accents are managed for all brands.
- New brands created: DS , Dongfang , Benimar
- New logo for brands: Ford , Ferrari
31/07/2015   Improvement - The direct link of the plate page is displayed as the top.
29/07/2015   Bug fix - The correct name of the submitter of the picture is displayed in place of the first submitter of the combination on the homepage in the 'latest pictures spotted' section.
27/07/2015   Improvement - Prevent from spliting like and share links on differents lines.
25/07/2015   Improvement - New cookie notice required by the Privacy Law appearing one time for 12 months.
    Bug fix - Ads now compatible with different screen resolution preventing from breaking layout.
23/07/2015   Improvement - New display of plates types list with preview icons and better disposition of the plate generator criteria fields.
- Totally redesigned brands logos.
- Brands logo now on brands, pictures and plates pages.
- New brand created: Alpina
- Brand and model are now displayed neast each picture on plates pages.
- New cache engine for pictures out of the plates generator (like cars brands logos, ...).
17/07/2015   Improvement - Usage of labels and icons in legends on /pictures and /plates pages to improve readibility for all fields types.
- Icon for generator replaced by .
- In adition to format, you can now search by type of generated plates
- The search menu on /pictures and /plates is redesigned to me more clear and sharp.
16/07/2015   Improvement - The page types now displays the total plates and pictures for each plates type with a direct link.
- New link on the generator page called "Discover more about this type of plates and all combinations possibilities" pointing to the types page precisely to the right section and format as the generated plate.
- Like & Share links completely redesigned and now fully working
13/07/2015   Improvement - UID like 9999AAA is now interpreted as 9-999-AAA in place of 9999-AAA. A dash (-) is automatically added.
12/07/2015   Improvement Usage of labels and icons on Welcome, /pictures, /plates and /generator pages to improve readibility for user and date fields.
11/07/2015   New feature New page Range displaying plates range by assignation
10/07/2015   New feature You can now force a plate type in our plate generator. For example, you can generate a Professional (green), a temporary (red), european (blue), army (black) plate etc.. with a customized combination.
09/07/2015   Improvement - The correct tab displaying the chosen filter option is now selected when calling a /pictures or /plates page via direct link.
- Icons are added to search tabs of /pictures and /plates pages.
27/06/2015   Improvement - Last names of submitters are now anonymized.
- Direct links of results are now displayed in the top of the page.
26/06/2015   New feature New Brands Statistics page.
20/06/2015   New feature New plates type: Taxis & Limousines added to Types page and in search engine.
08/06/2015   New feature On the Availability page, /fr and /nl links directly to the DIV page.
05/06/2015   New feature - New page titles and new links on events page allowing to click on the name of the event to access the details and going back from the details to the events list.
17/05/2015   Bug fix - Rendered downloadable HD picture in generator has now a white background in place of black.
15/05/2015   New feature - Plates generator now support adding 5 different types of screws
- Pictures published on Facebook displays silver screws.
03/05/2015   Bug fix - Date of submission displayed in rejection notification message is now the real submission date and no mode the current date and hour.
02/05/2015   New feature - Now supporting retina displays.
01/05/2015 1.1.0 New feature - 3D plate rendering engine online
- 3D is now default mode in generator
- Download button of generator now provide high-definition rendered image (1080p) in JPEG format. Results are no more stored in cache.
- First image of the plate, blocked and unknown page are now rendered in 3D
- Generated plates of the Types and New release pages are now in 3D.
- Pictures published on Facebook are now generated in 3D.
29/04/2015   Improvement - Pictures file size displayed on welcome, picture and blocked pages is enlarged from 320x320 to 340x340 to better fit large displays.
- Plates file size displayed on results page is enlarged from 339x250 to 340x250 to align to already cached images.
27/04/2015   Improvement - New links to specific pictures and plates types on Types page.
- Plates are now displayed without frames on Types and New release pages.
27/04/2015   Improvement - Old timer sticker better reflect visual perception.
27/04/2015   Improvement - Resolution of images displayed on "plate" pages ( and "picture" pages ( almost doubled.
22/04/2015   Improvement - Template is now simpler and better readable.

- Blue color of "B" strip and yellow color of stars better reflect reality.
21/04/2015   Improvement - DIV stamp is now applied separately for being always grey and not colored like characters set.
20/04/2015   Improvement - Lenght of each characters are now the same in order to align dash (-) and characters.
- Position of CV and Army seal is now a little bit upper to better reflect reality.
- DIV stamp is now embossed and a little bit darker to better reflect visual perception.
14/04/2015   New feature - A new section displaying all events is now available from
04/04/2015   Improvement - The type of the plate is now displayed with a link to the others plates of the same type.
- The brand and model is now displayed with differents links to the others pictures of the same brand or model.
- The brand and model is now based on the latest provided picture.
01/04/2015   Improvement - Positions of the old timer sticker is now placed according OTM on the first position of the second line if the combination has less than 8 characters or below the CV seal if the combination has 8 characters. This is applicable only on Customized or Emanel plates types in Small format (21 cm).
01/04/2015   Improvement - External colored frames (red, green, black, blue, white, ...) are now using the same background template with a live colorized layer that can generate technically any color without additional development.
27/03/2015   Improvement - CV seal is now rendered as it looks and not based on vectorial theorical image.
26/03/2015   New feature - A new page detailing each plate type with exhaustive samples list is now published on
25/03/2015   Improvement Plate render engine is now better:
- Bolder CV seal
- Bolder characters set
- Small corrections made to the frame of the template
- Better alignement of the CV seal adapted for each combination length
- The whole cache (100 000+ pictures) has been rebuild to reflect these changes.
- Plate Generator ( also benefits from this.
18/03/2015   Improvement Plate render engine is now better:
- Better re-vectorized army seal
- New exception to square (34cm) plate format without dash ("-") between numbers and letter on the second line.
01/03/2015 1.0.0 New feature - A new page detailing changes made on this site (this page) is now published on
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