Category: Changelog

User Reports, Reader Improvements and Latest Support Documentation

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks:

Plugin Updates:

  • All in One Video pack – upgraded to latest version. Renamed to Kaltura Media Space and changed to network activate only in Plugins > Plugin Management.

General Updates:

  • User reports – improvements to how user reports work with My Class.  Teachers can now download their student user list as a spreadsheet.  Better monitoring of student progress with downloadable lists of all the posts or comments made by every student or a specific student.
  • Reader – general improvements to how Reader indexes posts and supports featured images.
  • Calendar+ – Fixed show AM/PM or 24 hour format in calendar shortcode depending on Calendar+ settings.

Latest Support Documentation:

The following new support documentation has been added to Edublogs User Guide:

 

 

Improved Category and Tag management

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

New Plugins:

  • Editorial Access Manager – control which user or user role(s) have access to edit specific posts or pages.
  • Terms Management Tool – The categories to tags plugin has been replaced with the Terms Management Tool plugin and is network activated.  It adds extra items to the bulk action menu in Posts > Categories and Posts > Tags for easier management of tags and categories.

Editorial Access Manager was added as ‘Super Admin only’.  Refer to managing plugins documentation on how to enable the plugin access for all users.

General Updates:

  • Network messages update – added support for code inserting.
  • Added Calendar+ and Apostrophe integration.
  • Restricted site access plugin – removed auto enabling on activation.

 

Polylang and Simple Tooltips

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

New Plugins

New plugins are added as ‘Super Admin only’.  Refer to managing plugins documentation on how to enable the plugin for all users.

General Updates

  • Divi Builder – modified to filter logo URL for improved SSL/https support.
  • Subscribe By Email – added more margin in email footer between blog link and unsubscribe link so subscribers less likely to unsubscribe by accident.
  • Live Shortcode plugin – performance improvements.
  • Join Multisite – Performance improvements.

Formidable Update, Live Shortcode Update and More

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

Plugin Updates:

  • Formidable – updated including better support of My Class user roles.
  • Calendar+ – users can now select other users to manage Calendar+ in Events > Settings.
  • Live Shortcode – Slider and Reader Content Slider/Grid added.
  • PollDaddy – updated to latest version.
  • AddThis Social Share – small bug fix.
  • Calendar – small bug fix.

New SEO and Co-Authors Plugins

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

New plugins:

  • Co Authors Plus – Allows you to assign more than one author to the byline of a post.
  • Simple SEO – a plugin to handle most SEO tasks like post/page meta info.

New plugins are added as Super Admin only by default.  Refer to managing plugins documentation on how to enable plugins for all users.

General Updates:

  • Network-wide plugin management UI for Super Admins.
  • Better support for “Advanced Custom Field” plugin. See bottom of support docs here for more information.
  • Update of a few plugin icons.

New Themes and Advanced Settings Plugin

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

New Themes:

  • Accelerate
  • Activello
  • Alpha
  • Corpus
  • Generatepress
  • nisarg
  • Rams
  • Spendor
  • Tortuga
  • Travel Eye

These themes are all currently network disabled. Refer to managing themes documentation on how to enable these new themes for all users..

New plugins:

New plugins are added as super admin only.  Refer to managing plugins documentation on how to enable the plugin for all users.

General Updates:

  • Cloner improvements – for copying Divi libraries.
  • Slide in improvements – for mobile devices.
  • Dashboard > Scripts – fix URLs not being detected properly in bulk edit.
  • Google Maps – stop Google maps from adding slashes in map title if apostrophe used in title.

User Switching and Plugin Management Improvements

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

New plugins! 

  • User Switching – when network activated it enables a super admin to switch to any user’s account (user account testing)

General Updates:

  • Plugin Management Improvements – added ability to network activate selected plugins, added support documentation links, updated plugin information
  • Advanced Custom field – defined path to reusable ACF for CampusPress theme designers to use with themes
  • Small bug fix for Calendar+ shortcodes not closing tags properly

Makerbot Files and More

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

New Plugins!

  • WP Form Assembly
  • Category Posts In Custom Menu

Theme Updates:

  • Divi Theme – Updated to 3.0.7 and SSL compatibility fix
  • CampusPress School Theme – updated to improve mobile menu, custom breadcrumbs, and fixes header spacing issue

General Updates:

  • New Allowed File Type – .makerbot
  • Bug fix for reader to stop possible duplicate showing of posts
  • Small bug and performance fixes for Embed Any Docs plugin and New Blog Templates

Divi Theme Update

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

Theme Updates:

  • Divi Theme – Updated to 3.0 to include new front-end visual builder.
  • CampusPress School Theme – added a new theme, built on Divi, designed for schools and school districts.
  • Fiore Theme – Side menu fix for long lists.
  • Designfolio Theme – Removed broken twitter widget.

General Updates:

  • New Allowed File Types – .mtw, .r, and .rmd.

Shibboleth and Templates Integration

The following updates have been made to all CampusPress networks.

Plugin Updates:

  • New Feature! A first release of Shibboleth integration with New Blog Templates. Assign a template based on a Shibboleth attribute. This is a beta feature and we hope to add more SSO integrations soon. Please contact us for more information.
  • New Plugin! Dynamic Sitemaps – once activated, creates a dynamic and search engine friendly sitemap of pages and posts at http://your.site/?dynamic-sitemap=1 – no settings or options needed. New plugins must be enabled by a Super Admin for end-users to activate.
  • Live Shortcodes – update includes improved “List Posts/Pages” options and new “List Taxonomies” shortcode for tags and categories.
  • Jetpack – updated to version 4.0.4.
  • Small bug fixes for Calendar+, RSS Images, Meta Slider, RSS Widget, Embed Any Documents, and Google Maps plugins.