Changelog

For most customers, we manage all updates to WordPress core and our common plugins and themes. We push planned changes to test networks at least one week before moving to production. Unless it is an urgent security update, all changes take place during our weekly change window on Tuesdays.

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  • Updates: Jan 31, 2023

    Plugin Updates:

    • Divi Builder: Upgrade – version 4.19.5.
    • Divi Accessibility: New – option to hide modules for screen readers.
    • Live Shortcodes: Fix – compatibility with block builder.

    Theme Updates:

    • Divi: Upgrade – version 4.19.5.
    • Extra: Upgrade – version 4.19.5.
  • Updates: Jan 24, 2023

    Plugin Updates:

    • Content Control: New – plugin added.
    • Formidable
      • Improvement – file upload performance.
      • Improvement – reCAPTCHA v3 auto load only when v2 is not configured.
    • Calendar +
      • New – featured images and grid layout in “Events List” block.
      • Improvement – Divi compatibility.
      • Improvement – Formidable compatibility.
      • Improvement – location search.
    • Cloner: Improvement – site creation message changes.
    • Join Multisite: Improvements – messages while creating the site.
    • Domain Mapping: Fix – WWW compatibility.
    • Content Monitor: Fix – bad words check before email.
    • Bulk Media Downloader: Fix – Formidable compatibility.

    Theme Updates:

    • CampusPress Flex: New – High contrast hero mode.
  • Updates: Dec 27, 2022

    Plugin Updates:

    • Beehive: Upgrade – Version 3.4.4.
    • S3 Uploads: Upgrade – Version 3.0.6.
    • Site and User creator: New – filter for roles.
    • CDN: Switch – “bunny.net” CDN.
    • Cool Timeline: Upgrade – Version v2.4.5.
    • Category Posts in Custom Menu: Upgrade – Version 1.3.0.
  • WordPress Core Update – 6.1.1

    WordPress core will be updated to 6.1.1 between January 3 to January 6, 2023. Customers on dedicated clusters will be contacted to schedule this upgrade.

    This version of WordPress introduces the new theme Twenty Twenty-Three, an accessibility-ready theme, with 10 different styles. All new themes are uploaded as network disabled and need to be enabled in Themes in network admin for users to be able to activate.

    This update is already live on all test and sandbox networks for customers with development environments, except for clients on dedicated clusters. All clients on dedicated clusters will be contacted to schedule the upgrade on their development networks. This release has been fully tested on our CampusPress common bundled plugins and themes.

    You can read more about new WordPress 6.1 features here.

  • Updates: Dec 13, 2022

    Plugin Updates:

    • Branda: Upgrade – Version 3.4.8.
    • Comment Indexer: Add – New DB column for use with Reader.
  • Updates: Dec 6, 2022

    Plugin Updates:

    • Live Shortcode: Fix – Accordion CSS issue.
    • Join Multisite: Fix – Mobile view for blog templates.
    • Advanced Network Settings: New – “network email sender” setting.
    • Domain Mapping: Fix – A record info.
    • PHP 8 Compatibility Improvements: Pollydaddy and Custom CSS (Improved Simpler CSS).
  • Updates: Nov 28, 2022

    Plugin Updates:

  • Updates: Nov 1, 2022

    Plugin Updates:

    • Admin Bar: Fix – custom roles not displaying in admin bar.
    • Advanced Network Settings: New – option to force “link to media file”.
    • File Block: Fix – embedded docs not showing in Safari.
    • Accessible Social Share (Scriptless Social Sharing): Upgrade – version 3.2.1.
    • Crowdsignal Polls & Ratings: Upgrade – version 3.0.9.

    Theme Updates:

    • Twenty Ten: Fix – comment display issue.
    • Avocation: Upgrade – version 2.1.2.
    • Garfunkel: Upgrade – version 2.1.1.
    • Wilson: Upgrade – version 2.1.2.
    • Yoko: Upgrade – version 1.2.5.
  • Updates: October 25, 2022

    Plugin Updates:

    • Admin Messages: Fix – JS error with Divi.
    • PHP 8 Compatibility Improvements: Network Messages, Blog Categories, New Site Template, Classes, Reader, Wiki, Accessible Content, Super Admin Exports, Slide-In, Cloner, Dogo Content Widget, Infinite SEO, WP Mega Menu, Blog Importer, Edit Flow and Improved Simpler CSS (Custom CSS).
    • Print My Blog: Removal – no longer passes code review.

    Theme Updates:

    • PHP 8 Compatibility Improvements: Kubrick, P2, Edublogs Premium Homepage, Temptation, Garland, Ari, Mystique and Fashionistas.
    • Tortuga: Upgrade – version 2.3.7.
    • Manduca: Upgrade – version 22.9.
  • WordPress Core Security Update – 6.0.3

    As of October 19, 2022, all AWS sites have been updated to version 6.0.3 which includes all security patches and updates discussed here.

  • Updates: October 18, 2022

    Plugin Updates:

    • PHP 8 Compatibility Improvements: Batch Create, Lean CAPTCHA and Subscribe by Email.
    • Formidable: Fix – CSS issues when site is password protected.
    • Beehive: Upgrade – version 3.4.1.
    • Divi Builder: Upgrade – version 4.18.0.

    Theme Updates:

    • Divi: Upgrade – version 4.18.0.
    • Extra: Upgrade – version 4.18.0.
  • Updates: September 20, 2022

    Plugin Update:

    • A to Z List: Accessibility improvements.
    • Calendar+: Add option to display past events in Event list block. Fix with Divi Builder styles overriding Calendar+ styles when Divi Builder used on a site.
    • Co Blocks: Fix bug related to new UI to build service blocks which caused extra empty block to be displayed on the frontend.
    • Infinite SEO: fix issue with saving settings in network admin.
    • Media Tree: Accessibility improvements.
    • Polylang: Updated from 2.7.4 to 3.2.5.
    • Signup & Invites: Add option to send email notification to user if their new site is created using Signup form.
    • Simple SEO: Add option to set specific pages to “No Index”.
    • Tips: Move from mu-plugins to regular plugins (reactivation needed).

    Theme Update:

    • CampusPress Flex: Fix issue with content duplicating in footer section when reusable block is used. Fix issue with Calendar + categories being displayed together without spaces or commas on the event page.
    • GeneratePress: Upgrade to version 3.1.3.
    • Manta: Accessibility improvements.
  • WordPress Core Security Update – 6.0.2

    As of September 1, 2022, all AWS sites have been updated to version 6.0.2 which includes all security patches and updates discussed here.

  • Updates: August 11, 2022

    Plugin Update:

    • MetaSlider: upgraded to 3.27.8 to fix compatibility with other block library plugins.
  • Updates: August 9, 2022

    Plugin Update:

    • Divi Builder: upgraded to 4.17.6
    • Calendar Plus: added option to show past events, excerpt and location in block

    Theme Update:

    • Manta: Keyboard accessibility improvements
    • CampusPress Flex: Directory improvements, fixed typos
    • Divi: upgraded to 4.17.6
    • Extra: upgraded to 4.17.6