Version History

Version 11.1 (May 27th, 2014)

  • Google Webmaster Tools Keywords
  • Custom mode for the application
  • Add custom location for Google AdWords Planner
  • Fixed update issues
  • Fixed internationalization issues
  • Fixed printable reports issues

Version 11.0 (April 15th, 2014)

  • Redesigned the User Interface
  • Added channels in Google Analytics
  • Added Keyword Groups
  • Added Google Webmaster Tools data
  • Added a new in app support channel

Version 10.1 (November 12th, 2013)

  • Find out if your website shows up in the new Google Carousel
  • Get 12 months of historic rankings on the AWR Cloud
  • Added Integration with the Google AdWords Planner
  • Improved Add Search Engines dialog

Version 10.0 (July 15th, 2013)

  • Integration with the new AWR Cloud online rankings service
  • Analytics: Find out which cities and regions drive most of your income
  • Run partial updates for keyword categories
  • Add a custom description to printable reports
  • Audit the authority profile of your competitors with Majestic SEO data

Version 9.5 (April 2nd, 2013)

  • Get links from Majestic SEO
  • Export Content Optimization analysis
  • Export Website Audit results
  • Resolve IP Addresses for your referrers
  • Append location to keywords for Location search engines
  • Add custom Header/Footer on each report page
  • Evaluate search performance for all projects at a glance

Version 9.4 (February 5th, 2013)

  • Added Ranking Alerts
  • Added Top Sites Browser view
  • Added Traffic Share and Average Rank metrics
  • Added ability to import search engine locations for Google Local/Maps
  • Added ability to import keywords with categories from CSV

Version 9.3 (December 19th, 2012)

  • Added ability to import projects and ranking data from Raven Tools
  • Added Favorites tab for easier switching between reports and tools
  • Updated Backup and Restore dialog
  • Redesigned the Notes Manager

Version 9.2 (September 6th, 2012)

  • Added ability to share reports in AWR Cloud
  • Added integration with Trusted Proxies
  • Added Scheduled Tasks section in the report template editor
  • Added ability to select sections in the Complete SEO Report
  • Added Google Insights Keyword Tool

Version 9.1 (July 5th, 2012)

  • Added ability to Verify Links
  • Added SEO Browser
  • Updated Google Analytics API

Version 9.0 (May 31st, 2012)

  • Added Links Overview Website Comparison report
  • Added Linking Pages report
  • Added Links Distribution reports
  • Added Keyword Difficulty anchor text metrics
  • Added Keyword Difficulty Charts
  • Added Google AdWords Keyword Tool analytics and ranking
  • Improved Website Auditor

Version 8.9 (April 9th, 2012)

  • Added Social section to the Complete SEO Report
  • Added social metrics to the Overview chart
  • Added links and social sections in the Website Auditor
  • Added Linking Root Domains columns in Keyword Difficulty
  • Redesigned the Google Adwords Keyword Research Tool
  • Redesigned the Content Optimization report

Version 8.8 (February 15th, 2012)

  • Added Twitter, Facebook and Google+ shares
  • Added Twitter integration
  • Added Facebook integration
  • Added Website Auditor
  • Added Keyword Difficulty Analyzer

Version 8.7 (January 9th, 2012)

  • Added Google Analytics Campaigns
  • Added range comparison in the Google Analytics reports
  • Added the CSV format for the Google Analytics and Links printable reports
  • Added bars for the revenue metric in the Overview Charts
  • Added ability to force an update on scheduler and multiple report updates
  • Added ability to select which proxy servers are used for gathering ranking data
  • The Big G Stealth Extractor proxy is now fully supported and automatically detected

Version 8.6 (December 5th, 2011)

  • Added the Rankings Evolution in Time view in the Overview Report
  • Added integration with Google Analytics Ecommerce data
  • Added the Complete SEO Report (HTML)
  • Added Google Analytics printable reports
  • Added Links printable reports

Version 8.5 (September 29th, 2011)

  • Google Analytics Integration
  • SEOmoz Linkscape Integration
  • Integrated Google Analytics and SEOmoz metrics in the Website Rankings report
  • Added the Evolution In Time view in the Overview Report
  • Added the Keywords view for the Visibility Evolution in Time report
  • Backward compatibility with AWR 7.5 is no longer possible due to the major changes to the database structure

Version 8.1 (June 14th, 2011)

  • Improved printable reports user interface
  • Added ability to display best position in charts for multiple date reports
  • Added ability to copy/paste keywords from Project settings
  • Added ability to modify an existing keyword
  • Added browser manager
  • 3 bug fixes

Version 8.0 (April 18th, 2011)

  • Redesigned the application User Interface
  • Over 1000 improvements to usability and design
  • New and improved scheduler service
  • Added search from location in Google

Version 7.5 (October 5th, 2010)

  • Added overview printable report grouped by keyword category
  • Added Google Suggest for countries
  • Added Website Optimisation Overview (Top 10 comparison)
  • Added Export to HTML for the Website Optimisation
  • 1 enhancement

Version 7.4 (August 10th, 2010)

  • Added Overview chart
  • Added the Website Optimisation report
  • Added ability to get keywords from the Google Webmaster Tools API
  • Added ability to display not ranked items in the multiple dates chart
  • Added Overview by keyword category
  • Added ability to display mozRank in reports
  • Added FTP over SSL
  • 3 bug fixes

Version 7.3 (May 28th, 2010)

  • Added ability to group proxies by category
  • Added SEMRush API for keyword suggestion
  • Added Bing API
  • Added FTP profiles per project
  • Added table summary to the competition report
  • Added XSLT transformation for the competition report
  • Added ability to import local search engines from CSV
  • Added ability to import Google Preview locations from CSV
  • 2 enhancements

Version 7.2 (April 8th, 2010)

  • Added new report: Keyword Rank by Category (UI and printable)
  • Added Competition printable reports
  • Added excel options for border, hyperlinks and vertical column names
  • Added a New folder button in the FTP browse dialog
  • Added insert strings into quotes option for CSV reports
  • 3 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 7.1 (February 16th, 2010)

  • Added support for Internationalized Domain Names for project URLs
  • Added Keywords API research tool (integration with Google AdWords API, Yahoo API, Wordtracker API and Google Suggest)
  • Added Top Sites data export for a period of time
  • Added ability to bookmark reports and filters
  • Added a clear filter button to reports to easily clear multiple filters
  • Added support for sFTP for report upload
  • Added ability to suggest competition from the Top Sites data
  • Added ability to import multiple projects from xml files
  • Added Competition Interactive Report
  • Added ability to have other websites besides the project ones in Keyword Analysis report
  • Added ability to change the properties for multiple search engines
  • Added ability to change the label for the main search engines (Google, Yahoo, Altavista, AOL)
  • Added the keyword categories to the UI Reports and keyword input panel
  • Added ability to import keywords from Website/URL from title, meta tags
  • Added ability to import domain aliases from file or manual type
  • Added hyperlinks in Excel reports
  • 2 enhancements

Version 7.0 (December 9th, 2009)

  • Added the ability to compare a previous time range in the Visibility report chart
  • Added keyword categories and the ability to generate reports for a keyword category
  • Added XML import/export for importing projects from AWR to ALM and reverse
  • Added setting "sleep x minutes if a search engine fails y times"
  • Added setting "search engine results per page" in Project Settings
  • Added the ability to select the maximum number of columns for the Overview and Visibility PDF reports
  • Added PDF "right to left" direction setting (for Arab or Hebrew languages)
  • Added the ability to export keywords translations to a file
  • Added the ability to filter the projects from the project list manager
  • 2 enhancements

Version 6.9 (November 5th, 2009)

  • Added a visual calendar to aid with creation/view of the scheduled tasks
  • Added ability to display only the best position in charts
  • Added SMTP settings per project
  • Added ability to test proxy servers
  • Added ability to sort websites by color
  • Added ability to translate keywords to another language (using Google Translate)
  • Added ability to check keywords spelling (using Google Translate)
  • Added ability to retrieve title and description from search engines or from the website itself

Version 6.8 (September 29th, 2009)

  • Added the Visibility per Search Engine view in the Visibility UI and Printable reports
  • Added GainLoss and NetGainLoss in the Visiblitiy charts
  • Added the ability to filter by priority in the UI and printable reports
  • Added an FTP browser for the FTP profiles
  • 1 enhancement

Version 6.7 (August 25th, 2009)

  • Added Google Preview Tool
  • Added a new column called "Priority" in the Keywords Rank Report
  • Added ability to create notes that are global (for all projects)
  • Added ability to change the default search engines (for a new project)
  • 1 enhancement

Version 6.6 (June 29th, 2009)

  • Added totals at the bottom of the Current Rank, Keyword Rank and Search Engine Rank reports
  • Added the ability to connect to the Internet using both the proxy servers and directly
  • Added the ability to sort keywords by competition in the Keywords Rank report
  • Added the ability to export search engine list to CSV
  • Added last updated field to the project lists
  • Added time to completion in the Update Progress tabs
  • Added the ability to append the time to the report file name

Version 6.5 (May 8th, 2009)

  • Added the ability to query Google using the AJAX API
  • Added the Keyword Research Tool
  • Added the ability to upload backups on a FTP server
  • 3 bug fixes

Version 6.4 (March 9th, 2009)

  • Added ability to evaluate Professional or Enterprise versions
  • Added ability to select search engines for a global report
  • Added ability to assign search engine lists to existing projects
  • Added ability to import keywords from multiple website pages
  • Added ability to import/export emails from/to the address book
  • Added ability to import proxy servers from a file
  • Added ability to export the project list from Project Manager
  • Added the total number and size of projects in Project Manager
  • Added ability to show only submitted projects in Submitter
  • Added ability to export submitted projects to csv
  • Added ability to remove the project name from the report template file name
  • 2 enhancements

Version 6.3 (September 9th, 2008)

  • Added multiple date views (Current Rank, Keyword Rank and Search Engine Rank)
  • Added multiple date printable reports (Current Rank, Keyword Rank and Search Engine Rank)
  • Added multiple client emails per project
  • Added ability to group search engines in lists that can be added to projects
  • Added ability to create search engine lists from existing projects
  • Added ability to recompute visibility on demand
  • Added ability to select the website column in CSV printable reports
  • Added ability to move fixed columns in printable reports
  • Added ability to show only the month instead of the full date in the title of the report
  • Added ability to insert or remove the project name from the printable report headers
  • Added Top 3 option in Overview and Visibility
  • 1 bug fix

Version 6.2 (May 19th, 2008)

  • Added charts to the Visibility printable report
  • Added ability to associate projects with a user account
  • Added ability to compare to first update, compare to n days ago and compare to start of week/month/year
  • Added ability to define external browsers for opening reports or URLs within the application
  • Added ability to quicly export the last day an update was made
  • Added Ask to the list of localized search engines
  • 7 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 6.1 (March 10th, 2008)

  • Added multiple proxy support
  • Added layout manager for UI reports
  • Added ability to filter projects by project category
  • 2 enhancements

Version 6.0.2 (December 14th, 2007)

Version 6.0.1 (December 6th, 2007)

Version 6.0 (December 3rd, 2007)

  • Added the ability to connect remotely to a server (centralized database)
  • Added local search engines for Google and Yahoo
  • Added configurable User Access Groups
  • Added custom search engine importance
  • Added Keyword Analysis export to CSV
  • Added Keyword Analysis custom diff settings
  • Added Keyword Analysis filter by keyword list
  • Added colored square option in reports (instead of colored text)
  • Added the ability to import from CSV into an existing project
  • Added a new report layout called 'Standard'
  • Added ability to sort search engines in reports using the sort in the project settings
  • 1 enhancement

Version 5.2.1 (June 12th, 2007)

Version 5.2 (May 31st, 2007)

  • Improved the chart legends
  • Added the Keyword Analisys report
  • Added the ability to import website history from the Top Sites in Time report
  • Added the ability to import projects from CSV files
  • Added the ability to restore multiple/all projects from backups
  • Added the ability to choose the report encoding for HTML, TXT, CSV, XML
  • Added the ability to choose the order in which the projects will be updated for a multiple update
  • Added option to exclude the search engine icons from the PDF and HTML reports
  • Added the ability to add keyword delimiters in the Project Settings
  • Added the ability to sort the keywords by color in the Project Settings
  • 3 enhancements

Version 5.1 (March 20th, 2007)

  • Redesigned the HTML reports to comply with W3C HTML 4.1 Strict standard
  • Added ability to customize the HTML reports using CSS style sheets
  • Over 14 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 5.0.3 (December 22nd, 2006)

Version 5.0.2 (December 12th, 2006)

Version 5.0.1 (December 5th, 2006)

Version 5.0 (November 30th, 2006)

  • New license type: Enterprise
  • Project Manager
  • User Profiles
  • User customizable filters
  • Triggers
  • Google PR and Alexa Rank in reports
  • Export the rank data to CSV and XML
  • Specify a proxy server for each project
  • Display the Visibility report information in other printable reports
  • Added the ability to use multiple Google and Yahoo API keys
  • 9 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 4.7.1 (August 18th, 2006)

  • Added the Gain/Loss column in the Visibility report
  • Added ability to disable document outline in PDF printable reports
  • 8 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 4.7 (July 24th, 2006)

  • Added new Visibility report with table data and chart view
  • Added search filters for all input panels
  • Added keyword priority from Google Suggest
  • 6 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 4.6 (May 9th, 2006)

  • Added a new wizard for report generation
  • Added report manager and report summary information
  • Added scheduler wizard with the following features:
  • update one or multiple projects
  • generate one or multiple reports
  • backup one or multiple projects
  • Added gain/loss stats for each search engine/keyword in Overview
  • Added the ability to specify website aliases using wild cards
  • Added the ability to display the legend on each page in PDF reports
  • 5 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 4.5.3 (March 17th, 2006)

Version 4.5.2 (March 13th, 2006)

  • Added support for Intel powered Macs
  • Added protection on shutdown/restart to save the data already gathered by the current update
  • Added hourglass mouse cursors when loading data from the database for all reports
  • Over 16 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 4.5.1 (March 3rd, 2006)

Version 4.5 (March 1st, 2006)

  • Changed database format to SQL
  • Added Notes
  • Added the Top Sites in Time report
  • Added ability to search through the projects list
  • Added ability to create global report templates
  • Added option to stop when all websites are found
  • Added ability to query all three types of searches of a local search engine within the same project
  • Added ability to change authentication for all the scbeduled tasks at the same time
  • Added ability to select an Asian font for PDF even if the system does not have the Asian locale installed
  • Added ability to ask for confirmation before a report is sent by email
  • 5 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 4.1 (August 25th, 2005)

  • Added the Application Event Logger
  • Added integration with Overture and WordTracker for keyword suggestions
  • Added Overture and WordTracker keyword popularity
  • Added alternate row background colors for interactive and printable reports
  • Added ability to send carbon copy emails to other recipients
  • Added email notification to notify that a report has been uploaded by FTP
  • Added the ability to send a report by email only once per day
  • Added the ability to change page margins in PDF reports
  • Added the ability to not display empty charts in reports
  • Added expand/collapse tree context menu on the Extended Current Rank report
  • Added the ability to get the header logo picture from a website
  • Added the ability to change the font and font size for Excel reports
  • Added the ability to show each URL on a separate page for the Overview Excel reports

Version 4.0 (July 8th, 2005)

  • Added customizable HTML reports using XSLT
  • Added ability to compare two URLs in the Overview report
  • Added ability to manually update multiple projects
  • Added filters to the Top Sites report
  • Added a new sorting criteria in the Overview report
  • Added option for displaying each URL on a new page in the Overview PDF report
  • Added ability to choose a custom font for PDF reports
  • Added ability to set a custom subject to emails sent with reports
  • Added better URL matching by using the / character at the end of the URL

Version 3.9.2 (June 3rd, 2005)

Version 3.9.1 (May 30th, 2005)

Version 3.9 (April 4th, 2005)

  • Added support for Yahoo API
  • Added ability to submit your website to search engines
  • Added ability to update a single keyword across all search engines
  • Added filter selection for Search Engine and Keyword in the Overview visibility report
  • Added an option in Report Preferences to highlight changes in the Overview report
  • Added option to show only the charts and no table data in reports
  • 2 enhancements

Version 3.8 (March 15th, 2005)

  • Added summary information to the Overview report
  • Added ability to sort by Search Engines or Keywords to the Overview report
  • Added ability to save the chart image and legend (JPEG and PNG)
  • 2 bug fixes

Version 3.7 (March 7th, 2005)

  • Added two new reports: Search Engine Rank and Keyword Rank (data and charts)
  • Grouped report data and charts together
  • Added search capabilities for Keywords, Search Engines and URLs panels
  • Added filters for all charts
  • Added filter to the Overview interactive report
  • Added ability to specify the area the legend occupies in the charts
  • Switched from number of pages to number of results
  • Set number of results per page for all search engines
  • Added ability to upload reports to an FTP server
  • Added ability to sleep n minutes when a search engine fails m times
  • Added ability to specify a URL where the HTML reports will get the images from

Version 3.6 (January 31st, 2005)

  • Added two new printable reports: Search Engine Rank and Keyword Rank
  • Added keyword builder
  • Added keyword import from Google Suggest
  • Added search functionality in the keywords panel
  • Added ability to save the reports in a templetized folder
  • Added a splitter between the Rank Evolution chart and its legend
  • Added Page Marker preferences for Rank Evolution charts
  • Added position range for Rank Evolution charts
  • Added more options to the data range for Rank Evolution charts
  • Added ability to choose which project to load when the application starts
  • Added a legend with all the icons that appear in the PDF and HTML reports
  • Added a shortcut to the Rank Evolution chart from the Extended Current Rank report
  • Added ability to enter HTML code in the email sent with the reports
  • 4 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 3.5 (December 27th, 2004)

  • Added a new dialog that shows all the active scheduled tasks
  • Added a keyword suggestion feature in Project Settings that uses Google Suggest
  • Added page markers in the Rank Evolution chart
  • Added the ability to zoom in and out in the Rank Evolution chart
  • Added the ability to stop update if an URL is found
  • Added the ability to save the report with a custom file name
  • Added the ability to import URLs from a web page
  • Added the ability to select the location of the backup/restore folder
  • Added the ability to customize the date format
  • 3 enhancements

Version 3.4.1 (November 9th, 2004)

Version 3.4 (November 8th, 2004)

  • Use Google API to search on Google
  • Export Rank Evolution data to CSV
  • Import historical data from Web Position Gold projects
  • Import keywords from the META tag of a website
  • Generate multiple report templates after each update
  • Select which columns to be displayed in Current Rank printable report
  • Check for unfinished searches after the update is complete
  • Update multiple keywords
  • 2 enhancements

Version 3.3 (October 5th, 2004)

  • New Application Features:
  • added ability to schedule multiple projects
  • added option to sleep n minutes every m searches
  • added hints dialog
  • New Report Features:
  • added Visibility stats to the Overview report
  • added Header and Footer templates
  • added sort order (by Search Engine or Keyword)
  • added sort criteria (Ascending/Descending/Project Settings)
  • added compare to a previous date in Current Rank report
  • added three new filters: Top20 Up, Top20 Down, Top20 Dropped
  • Added "Number of search results" (competition) information in the reports:
  • in the Extended Current Rank view (after each keyword)
  • in the Current Rank printable report (after each keyword)
  • in the Keyword panel on the left (tooltip on mouse over)
  • Over 22 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 3.2 (August 17th, 2004)

  • Added index to the HTML reports (Current Rank and Top Sites) for easier browsing
  • Added the ability to zip reports before sending them by email
  • Added automatic conversion to UTF-8 for all keywords in all projects
  • 9 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 3.1 (August 10th, 2004)

Version 3.0 (July 26th, 2004)

  • Matching URLs using regular expressions
  • Show preferred search engines
  • New options for creating custom reports
  • Backup compatibility between platforms
  • Added NTLM Proxy authentication.
  • Added new language translations: German, Italian, Spanish
  • Over 17 enhancements

Version 2.6.1 (June 10th, 2004)

  • Ability to send HTML reports without charts as an email attachment
  • Ability to preview the report before it is generated

Version 2.6 (June 4th, 2004)

  • New report generator with many enhancements:
  • speed improvements
  • ability to preview the report in the default viewer
  • ability to customize page size and orientation for each report
  • ability to send Text report in the email body instead of attachment
  • ability to hide the chart legend in the PDF and HTML reports
  • PDF reports have links for each URL
  • HTML reports can now contain chart images
  • HTML reports have links for each URL
  • Quick Reports - create reports on the fly
  • Customizable color intensity for inactive graph lines
  • Customizable subject field when the report is sent by email
  • Localization: Added French language
  • 5 enhancements

Version 2.5.4 (April 7th, 2004)

Version 2.5.3 (March 26th, 2004)

Version 2.5.2 (March 18th, 2004)

Version 2.5.1 (March 10th, 2004)

Version 2.5 (March 2nd, 2004)

  • New and improved search engine selection
  • Added ability to suggest a new search engine
  • Added choice for showing continuous lines in the Rank Evolution chart
  • 3 enhancements

Version 2.4 (February 16th, 2004)

  • Added custom report templates
  • Added URLs panel
  • Added a new Current Rank report
  • Added a new Overview report
  • Added a new filter: Colored
  • Added ability to choose from multiple User Agents
  • Added ability to select a random delay between search engine requests
  • 3 enhancements

Version 2.3 (January 12th, 2004)

  • Added date selection for the Current Rank report/view
  • Added data filters for the Current Rank report/view
  • Added backup/restore functionality
  • Added ability to remove data from project for a certain time interval
  • Added ability to generate reports for a previous date
  • Added ability to set the search depth for each project individually
  • Added ability to temporarily remove search engines and keywords from project
  • Added ability to select the type of search for the Search Engines that support it
  • 1 enhancement

Version 2.2 (November 24th, 2003)

  • Added two new pritable reports: Top Sites and WebSite
  • Added custom report feature
  • Added progress tab
  • Added integrated scheduler
  • Added colors for URLs in the printable reports
  • Added option to remove items that have no data from the reports
  • Added new update mode which updates only missing search engine information
  • 2 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.1 (October 7th, 2003)

  • Implemented access through a proxy server with authentication
  • Added reset project feature
  • Added ability to change the location of the data folder
  • Over 10 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.0 (August 28th, 2003)

  • Added automatic search engine updates
  • Added reports that can be printed and exported as: PDF, HTML, Excel, CSV, HTML, and Text
  • Added swap function for the Keywords and Search Engine panels
  • 1 enhancement

Version 1.5.1 (August 12th, 2003)

Version 1.5 (August 7th, 2003)

  • Added support for multiple projects
  • Added more search engines: AllTheWeb, AOL, AskJeeves, Excite, Hotbot, Looksmart, Netscape, Nomade, Overture, Voila
  • Added local Google search engines
  • Added local MSN search engines
  • Added local Yahoo search engines
  • Added "Open in Browser" feature for URLs in the Top Sites report

Version 1.3.1 (May 24th, 2003)

Version 1.3 (May 12th, 2003)

  • You can now add an URL to the list by double clicking on it in the Top Sites Report
  • Implemented scheduled updates
  • 2 enhancements and bug fixes

Version 1.2 (March 23rd, 2003)

  • A color can now be assigned to each URL
  • Added the Rank Evolution report
  • 1 enhancement

Version 1.1 (January 17th, 2003)

Version 1.0 (December 22nd, 2002)

  • Initial public release.

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