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Version 1.7.1

March 16, 2023

  • [Fixed] Google search issue introduced in 1.7.0

Version 1.7.0

December 10, 2022

  • [Changed] All 3rd party Composer dependencies for Reel are now namespaced to BoldMinded\Reel\Dependency to void conflicts with other add-ons.

Version 1.6.2

August 26, 2022

  • [Added] Free Trial

Version 1.6.1

July 24, 2022

  • [Updated] Small visual style updates for EE6 & 7

Version 1.6.0

October 7, 2021

  • [Added] Add exp:reel:video tag with a service="youtube|vimeo" parameter
  • [Added] Support for front-end edit feature in EE Pro
  • [Added] video:title_attr_safe modifier

Version 1.5.3

June 2, 2021

  • [Fixed] Saving video data in Grid field.
  • [Fixed] Issue when displaying a Reel field from an entry revision.
  • [Changed] Upgrade to Google Api Client v2.9.1.

Version 1.5.2

November 18, 2020

  • [Added] EE6 Entry Manager column support. Optionally display a thumbnail of a selected video in the Entry Manager.
  • [Added] You can now sort search results with some new dropdown menus. Note this is for EE6+ only.
  • [Fixed] On modal load, search would not include the user or channel if the “Show On Load” setting was set to yes

Version 1.5.0

October 28, 2020

  • [Updated] for ExpressionEngine 6. Includes a refreshed UI for EE6+
  • [Improved] user interactions and searching behaviors in the modal window.
  • [Added] Global setting to set a custom length of time to cache YouTube and Vimeo API responses
  • [Added] YouTube Channel ID as a default search option, similar to Username

Version 1.4.2

March 6, 2020

  • [Added] License validation

Version 1.4.1

December 14, 2019

  • [Fixed] Videos would not save in new blocks, would require a second save.
  • [Fixed] Videos with quotes in the title or description should work correctly.

Version 1.4.0

March 27, 2019

  • [Added] Finally, Fluid support!
  • [Fixed] pagination on exp:reel:youtube and exp:reel:vimeo template tags.

Version 1.3.2

February 16, 2019

  • [Added] Reel’s configuration can no be managed entirely in your config.php file. Allows for server specific configuration and improved security by keeping api keys out of the database.
  • [Fixed] Modal user toggle field stopped working in a recent EE update
  • [Fixed] Some video JSON data was not being decoded properly

Version 1.3.1

April 27, 2018

  • [Changed] Force all embed urls to https
  • [Fixed] Saving videos in Bloqs and Grid was not working correctly.
  • [Fixed] Normalized thumbnail sizes between YT and Vimeo. Tags: {reel_field:thumbnail} {reel_field:thumbnail_small} {reel_field:thumbnail_medium} {reel_field:thumbnail_large} {reel_field:thumbnail_max}
  • [Fixed] {reel_field:url} was not saving correctly
  • [Fixed] Handle images sizes of older Vimeo videos better

Version 1.3.0

November 21, 2017

  • [Updated] Reel now uses the latest Vimeo API. This requires obtaining a Vimeo API key (please see
  • [Added] Reel now works in Matrix.
  • [Fixed] Clean up visual styles/ui of the modal window.

Version 1.1.0

June 5, 2017

  • [Added] Reel now works with the Bloqs fieldtype

Version 1.0.0

April 17, 2017

  • Initial beta release