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4.7.11.1243

Released on: March 2024

This is a reference data update, please see below for details.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • AT
    • AU
    • CH
    • DE

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: February 2024

This is a reference data update and a service update, please see below for details.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • CA
    • CL
    • BE
    • DK
    • NO
    • SE
    • US
  • Multiple country data updated
  • Internal improvements for DeliveryAddress field in the following countries:
    • CL, NO, DK, & SE

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

4.7.9.1241

Released on: December 2023

This is a reference data update and a service update, please see below for details.

Added

  • US
    • Add County output to US ExpressAddress and ExpressFreeForm Endpoints
    • Please see wiki page for how to enable here

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • IT
    • GB

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

4.7.7.1239

Released on: November 2023

This is a reference data update and a service update, please see below for details.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • AU
    • NZ
    • US

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • NZ
    • Fix issue in service where Suite aliases input not returning suite addresses

Security

  • None

4.7.6.1237

Released on: October 2023

This is a reference data update, please see below for details.

Added

  • NZ
    • Improved reference data with greater coverage

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • DE
    • GB
    • NZ
    • US
  • Multiple country data updated

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: September 2023

This is a reference data update, please see below for details.

Added

  • US
    • Added Military addresses

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • CZ
      • CountrySubdivisionCodes for Czechia have been replaced with numeric codes.
    • FR
    • US

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • US
    • Fixed parsing for PO Boxes. More details can be found here

Security

  • None

Released on: August 2023

This is a reference data and a service update, please see below for details.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Internal improvements
  • Reference Data Updates:
    • AT
    • CA
    • NL

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • CA
    • Fixed parsing for PO Boxes, as well as Rural Routes and General Deliveries. More details can be found here

Security

  • None

4.7.5.1235

Released on: July 2023

This is a reference data update, please see below for the countries are updated.

Added

  • SG
    • Improved reference data with greater coverage

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • DE
    • SG

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: June 2023

This is a reference data update, please see below for the countries are updated.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • AT
    • NL
  • Multiple country data updated

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: May 2023

This is a reference data update bug fix update, please see below for the countries are updated.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • DE
    • FR
    • GB
      • AdministrativeArea now contains Administrative counties instead of Traditional.

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • KZ
    • Fixed issue with 3-Character ISO Code 'KAZ' not being accepted as country Kazakhstan

Security

  • None

4.7.5.1233

Released on: April 2023

This is a reference data update, please see below for the countries are updated.

Added

  • MX
    • Improved reference data with greater coverage

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • MX
    • NL

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

4.7.3.1231

Released on: April 2023

This is a reference data update, please see below for the countries are updated.

Added

  • Backend updates supporting code for new data source with BG
  • BG
    • Improved reference data with greater coverage
  • AT
    • Improved reference data with greater coverage

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • BG
    • AT

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

4.6.23.1202

Released on: February 2023

This is a reference data update, please see below for the countries are updated.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • CH
    • DE
    • NL

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: January 2023

This is a reference data and bug fix update, please see below for the countries are updated.

Added

  • AU
    • Improved reference data with greater coverage
  • FR
    • Add ability to search by Organization for ExpressAddress and FreeForm endpoints

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • AT
    • AU
    • FR

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • AU
    • Fix issue with DeliveryAddress Lines with the latest Reference Data
  • FR
    • Fix issue where special character œ in input is not accepted

Security

  • None

4.6.22.1200

Released on: November 2022

This is primarily a reference data and bug fix update, please see below for the countries which are updated.

Added

  • New result code “AS09” - The address is in a country not enabled for this ID.
  • Internal improvements
  • Added country check (US) to the logic which determines if a query should be converted to use the POBox index.
  • DE
    • Allow freeform postal code only queries
  • IE
    • Added ability to look up postal codes without space
  • ES
    • Ability to search to search on the superscript

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • DE
    • IE
    • ES
    • US

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes for US
  • US
    • Fix issue on suite compression where a few records are being incorrectly compressed
    • Fix issue with FF where address with single Apt does not return Apt in address line 1
    • Fix issue with FF queries on just thoroughfare not returning results
    • Fix issue with inability to search for numbered streets by name in FF

Security

  • None

4.6.15.1186

Released on: October 2022

This is primarily a reference data update, please see below for the countries which are updated.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • US
    • GB

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: September 2022

This is primarily a reference data update, please see below for the countries which are updated.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • NL

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: August 2022

This is primarily a reference data update, please see below for the countries which are updated.

Added

  • Spain
    • New Spain reference data

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • DE
    • ES
    • GB
    • IT
    • SE

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Released on: July 2022

This is a US-only database and feature update.

  • Backend bug fixes for US
  • US Only - Addition of apartment/suite searching in the Free Form and Address Line 1 of Fielded Input fields, both Global and US endpoints.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • US

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Backend bug fixes for US
    • Added the ability to search for apartments/suites in the ExpressFreeForm, ExpressAddress, GlobalExpressFreeForm, and GlobalExpressAddress endpoints. This feature will allow you narrow your users' input down to the suite or apartment, no longer returning XS03 if they continue to type past the street name. TIP: You can set suitecompression=false with the global endpoint, (setting to country to US), and matching suites will be listed separately with their own entries in the pick list.

Security

  • None

4.6.8.1173

Released on: April 2022

This is a reference data and bug fix update, please see below for the countries which are updated.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • DE
    • NL

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Backend bug fixes for DE
    • Fixed aliasing issue with attached thoroughfare types so that the type can be entered attached or non-attached.
    • Fixed a bug with streets starting with Ue that do not come up.
  • Bug fixes for NL
    • Fixed a bug that prevented addresses starting with ' (left single-quote) from coming up.

Security

  • None

4.6.6.1171

Released on: March 2022

As a reference data and bug fix update, please see below for the countries which are updated

Added

  • GB
    • New reference data
    • Now allow search in Free Form using the Post Code, e.g. &ff=CR03RL
    • Addition of UPRN and UDPRN codes

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • US

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • US
    • Fixed a bug in filtering which caused addresses that currently have no rooftop geocoding available to appear in the distance sort. These addresses will now be removed from the results.

Security

  • None

4.5.23.1160

Released on: February 2022

Primarily a reference data and bug fix update, please see below for the countries which are updated.

Added

  • New reference data for these countries:
    • BE
    • FR

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates
    • BE
    • FR

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • More backend bug fixes and supporting code for new data source with FR

Security

  • None

4.5.23.1158

Released on: November 2021

This is primarily a reference data and bug fix update, please see below for the countries which are updated.

Added

  • New reference data for these countries:
    • DE
    • IE (EIRCode data)

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates
    • DE
    • IE

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug that prevented thoroughfares in multiple cities in Germany from being shown
  • Backend bug fixes
  • Fixed non-results/spurious results with State filtering option where filter list had more than one member

Security

  • None

4.5.18.1151

Released on: October 2021

This release improves response times with a new, containerized version of the service allowing improved scalability and modular country data updates. The service will also return closer results to the search term for all countries. Upgraded hardware monitoring will improve uptime and optimize the Service resources for overall improved performance. For more information, see Quick Start Guides

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug that prevented thoroughfares with diacritics from being shown when using the GlobalExpressThoroughfare endpoint.

Security

  • None

3.8.12.1126

Released on: July 2021

This is primarily a reference data and bug fix update, please see below for countries which are updated.

Added

  • New reference data for these countries from a master address table shared with other Melissa products:
    • CH
    • CZ
    • DE
    • IT
    • MX

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • CH
    • CZ
    • DE
    • IT
    • MX

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug that prevented thoroughfares in multiple cities in Italy from being shown

Security

  • None

3.8.12.1123

Released on: May 2021

This release adds dominant counties to the GlobalExpressLocalityAdministrativeArea endpoint for the U.S.: - GlobalExpressLocalityAdministrativeArea: added dominant counties for the locality, into

Added

  • US
    • New U.S. reference data

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • U.S.

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

3.8.12.1120

Released on: April 2021

This release resolves bugs related to the following: - GlobalExpressLocalityAdministrativeArea: Now returns the postal code list in countries such as Portugal - GlobalExpressThoroughfare: Thoroughfares with diacritics are now returned

Added

  • SWEDEN
    • New Sweden reference data
  • CANADA
    • Added geocoding coordinates to Canada data

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • Canada (CA)
    • Sweden (SE)

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

3.8.12.1115

Released on: February 2021

This release resolves bugs related to the following: - GlobalExpressLocalityAdministrativeArea: Now returns the postal code list in countries such as Portugal - GlobalExpressThoroughfare: Thoroughfares with diacritics are now returned

Added

  • AUSTRALIA
    • New Australia reference data using a new master address table covers more addresses than previous versions
    • Various countries and territories updated to latest version of reference data

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • AU
    • Many other countries and territories

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • This is a bug fix release to fix bugs related to request errors when using the &diacriticreplace option.

Security

  • None

3.8.12.1113

Released on: December 2020

We have updated our data source tables to enable more frequent updates to Global Express Entry reference data for popular countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada. Also, we are updating infrastructure in order to scale better and improve response times. These changes are expected in 2021.

Added

  • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Organization names from Royal Mail data are now inserted into the field, and no longer need to be added to output from the field
    • Organization names are now searchable in Free Form requests, eg. ‘Croydon A Power Station’

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • UK

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

3.8.12.1075

Released on: September 2020

This is a reference data only update.

Added

  • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Organization names from Royal Mail data are now inserted into the field, and no longer need to be added to output from the field
    • Organization names are now searchable in Free Form requests, eg. ‘Croydon A Power Station’

Changed

  • Reference Data Updates:
    • CZ, IT

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

3.8.12.0

Released on: December 2019

This is a reference data only update.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Improved Free Form search and results display

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

3.6.0.0

Released on: February 2019

This is a reference data only update.

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Now using AUS Post data for Australia

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

3.4.1.0

Released on: August 2018

This is a reference data only update.

Added

  • Added unique ZIP Code Addresses to U.S. data

Changed

  • Now using AUS Post data for Australia

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

3.4.0.0

Released on: July 2018

This is a reference data only update.

Added

  • Added unique ZIP Codes to U.S. data
  • Added GB Dependent Locality search for Free Form

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

3.3.8.0

Released on: July 2018

This is a reference data only update.

Added

  • Added unique ZIP Codes to U.S. data
  • Added GB Dependent Locality search for Free Form

Changed

  • Improved sorting of results

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

3.3.1.0

Released on: January 2018

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Improved flat search in GB

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

3.2.7.0

Released on: October 2017

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Improved flat search in GB

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

3.2.0.0

Released on: August 2017

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Resolved certain stability issues

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

3.0.0.5

Released on: January 2017

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Filtering added
  • Ireland updated with EIRCode Data

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

3.0.0.1

Released on: December 2017

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

3.0.0.0

Released on: October 2016

Added

  • Aliases for directionals and street types in the U.S. data are now present– you don’t have to use abbreviations any more
  • CountrySubdivisionCode_x0020 has been renamed to CountrySubdivisionCode in the ExpressAddress and ExpressFreeForm endpoints
  • Address Key is now a comma-delimited list corresponding to the suites, when present, at an address
  • Data for U.S., Germany, Austria, Great Britain, and Switzerland is improved MAK, BaseMAK, Latitude, and Longitude fields are now present

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.18

Released on: April 2016

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.17

Released on: March 2016

Added

  • Added the GlobalExpressCountry endpoint

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.16

Released on: February 2016

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Improved search for global endpoints

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2.0.0.15

Released on: January 2016

Added

  • None

Changed

  • User can now enter a zip and leave line1 empty and get results.

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2.0.0.14

Released on: December 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Improved Free Form Search Algorithm

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2.0.0.12

Released on: December 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fix of GlobalExpressLocalityAdministrativeArea which had administrative area parameter error

Security

  • None

2.0.0.11

Released on: September 2015

Added

  • Added ISO2 Region codes

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2.0.0.10

Released on: September 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.9

Released on: August 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.8

Released on: May 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.7

Released on: May 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Fixed issue if maxrecords is empty or null

Security

  • None

2.0.0.6

Released on: May 2015

Added

  • Added locality to the GlobalExpressThoroughfare endpoint, some countries (Ireland) do not have postal code so we need to use locality

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.5

Released on: May 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.4

Released on: May 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • Bug fixes

Security

  • None

2.0.0.3

Released on: March 2015

Added

  • Country code 'USA' added

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2.0.0.2

Released on: February 2015

Added

  • None

Changed

  • Now allows 1 digit postcodes (as for Ireland)

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2.0.0.1

Released on: November 2013

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

1.0.0.0

Released on: November 2013

Added

  • None

Changed

  • None

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None