Version
Released
Notes
2.2.1214/06/2016Improvement: Ability to disable reindex upon category save added within System->Configuration->Visual Merchandiser. This can help performance on some larger sites.
2.2.1129/03/2016

Fix: Fixes an issue when products were sometimes duplicated in the VM window when scrolling down.
Fix: Move to top was not working from search results, displaying a blank tile.

2.2.1021/12/2015Fix: Maintenance release.
2.2.904/11/2015

Fix: Support for _isAllowed changes introduced by Magento patch SUPEE-6285.
Fix: Product positions in categories with smart rules are no longer lost upon save or cron.
Fix: Support for changes introduced with SUPEE-6788. 

Improvement: Performance optimisation.

2.2.809/04/2015

Fix: Significant performance improvement on large catalogs.
Fix: Code optimisation.
Fix: Potential XSS problem with SKUs.
Fix: Down-arrow icon and attribute labels are now correctly added when moving a search product into main window

Change: Adds column count restriction to drag-and-drop window

2.2.727/10/2014

Fix: Situation were smart category rules would cause products to temporarily clear from a category based upon a cron event.
Fix: Visual glitch when products added to category from search results.
Fix: Mass Product Assignment now does not disappear automatically when the assign/remove action has finished.

2.2.619/10/2014

Fix: Mass Product Assignment dialog box now formatted better for smaller displays.
Fix: Mass Product Assignment now properly handles SKUs containing spaces.
Fix: Properly saves category settings when 'Rebuild on category save' is set to 'No'.
Fix: Now properly handles situations where category product positions are set to >=9999.
Fix: Automatic sorts now work properly.
Fix: Accidentally adding two hero products with the same SKU no longer results in an error.
Fix: Various internally used product attributes are now excluded from smart category rules because they had no practical use.
Fix: Entering a non-existent category ID in the 'Clone Category ID(s)' field no longer results in an error.

2.2.525/09/2014

Feature: You can now search by SKU within the drag-and-drop window.
Feature: When selecting a different storefront from the drag-and-drop window, the selection is now persistent so that future operations default to the same storefront. 

Fix: The Mass Product Assignment feature now adds products to the category so that they appear in the same order as your list of SKUs.
Fix: Translation changes. 

Improvement: Code refactoring throughout.

Change: Change of code pool from app/code/local to app/code/community. When upgrading to this version, please remember to remove the old version from the 'local' folder.

2.2.414/08/2014

Feature: Categories can now have smart rules AND be controlled by drag-and-drop.
Feature: Ability to force a category to only include products matched by smart rules.
Feature: Categories can now have automatic sorts applied to them.
Feature: Can now change website scope in drag-and-drop window to view categories per-website.
Feature: You can now download a list of SKUs currently assigned to a category.

Fix: Compatibility with third-party layered navigation extensions.
Fix: Compatibility with third-party category indexing extensions, including Enterprise SOLR.
Fix: In terms of catalog size, VM is now as scalable as Magento is itself for large catalogs.
Fix: Magento Enterprise catalog permissions are now supported. 

2.1.8.127/06/2014Fix: Error "Strict Notice: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method"
2.1.821/05/2014

Feature: Move to the bottom arrow in the VM drag-and-drop window now allows products to be shifted to the bottom of the category.

 Fix: Improved CE1.5 and EE1.10 compatibility.
Fix: Improved compatibility with Amasty Improved Navigation 2.3.8.
Fix: Incorrect usage of call_user_func in the smart category sorting code.
Fix: Improved compatibility with GoMage Advanced Navigation.
Fix: Improvements with handling hero products.

 Bug: Solr compatibility issues are still pending. Fixed in 2.2.0, due in June.

2.1.705/03/2014

Feature: You can now use Hero products in VM categories as well as smart category mode categories.
Feature: Smart Categories can now use 'Date Created (days ago)' and 'Date Modified (days ago)' to allow categories to be built using product creation and/or modification dates.
Feature: In Smart Categories you can now prefix values with ! to mean NOT. So you can have rules like 'Color !Red', meaning match all colors but not red.
Feature: Now auto-saves the category when switching from 'Smart Category' to 'Visual Merchandiser' mode. This prevents data loss.

Fix: Provided compatibility with Amasty Shopby layered navigation extension.
Fix: Handles multi-select attributes better.

2.1.408/01/2014

Feature: Added Hero products for smart categories
Feature: Added sort logic options for smart categories of: 'Move out of stock to bottom', 'Special price to top' and 'Special price to bottom'.

Fix: Updated compatibility with Magento CE1.6
Fix: Provided compatibility with Mgt_AmazingWysiwyg

2.1.322/12/2013

Feature: Ability to show/hide the products position input fields in the 'Category Positions' tab.
Feature: Ability to hide products in the VM drag-and-drop window that have their 'visibility' attribute set to 'Not Visible Individually' or 'Search'.
Feature: Ability to hide products in the VM drag-and-drop window that have their 'status' attribute set to 'Disabled'.
Feature: Can now turn automatic re-indexing on/off.
Feature: From the search results in the VM drag-and-drop window, added the ability to promote a product that is already in the category straight to the top of the category. This is especially useful for categories containing many products, where you need to find an existing product quickly and get it to the top.

Fix: Now compatible with GoMage Advanced Navigation (tested with version 4.1).
Fix: Hides the demo store notice in the VM drag-and-drop window if enabled in the admin panel.
Fix: Now correctly handles situations where attribute codes added into the 'List Attribute Codes' field are invalid.

Change: Moved admin panel option to with in the 'Catalog' section and added a logo.