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Change Log

Updates to WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes

General Theme and Plugin Updates

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

Theme Updates:

  • Padhang – widget syntax fix.
  • Landscape – updated to version 2.0.1

Plugin Updates:

  • Network messages – admin hooks fix.
  • Advanced Custom field – updated to version 4.4.11
  • Polylang – added support to network activate.
  • Metaslider – remove nag to upgrade to MetaSlider Pro located next to screen options.
  • Advanced Settings – added option to switch between full content and excerpt; added option to remove private/protected label from Password posts.

New plugin:

  • Divi accessibility –  improve Divi accessibility in accordance with WCAG 2.0 guidelines.

 

General Updates

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

Plugin Updates:

  • Plugin management: fixed integration with pretty plugins so that the names and descriptions on plugins page match what is listed in Plugins > Plugin Management in network admin dashboard.
  • Footer Content:  Footer content plugin moved from Must Use plugins to plugins.  Super admin users are now able to network deactivate Appearance > Footer Content.
  • Subscribe by email: added an option to send emails for custom post types.

Latest Support documentation:

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

 

WordPress Core Update and Google Search

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

All networks are now running the latest version of WordPress, 4.7.5, which is a security release as described in this post here.

New Plugins

  • Simple Google Search (Beta)
    • Allows you to use Google search engine and results instead of the default WordPress search.
    • Works well with most themes, but may require custom css or custom theme to work well in all themes.
    • More documentation and information coming soon after the UI is locked down and we will announce here.

Plugin Updates

  • Podcasting: Small bug fix and maintenance release.

VR Viewer Plugin and General Updates

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

New Plugins

  • VR Viewer Plugin
    • Allows you to embed 360° photos and videos using the VR Viewer plugin in posts and pages using the following shortcode:  [vrview url=”{URL}” stereo=”false” width=”100%” height=”400px”]
    • The VR Viewer Plugin is set to Super admin users only in Plugins > Plugin Management in the network admin dashboard.  To enable access for all users you need to change to All Users.
    • You’ll find tips for getting started with 360° photos here.
    • Refer to VR Viewer Plugin support documentation for more information.

Plugin Updates

  • Pretty Plugins: updated plugin icons and plugin information in Plugins > All Plugins in blog dashboards.
  • Super admin scripts: added the ability to bulk remove a user from a list of sites in Bulk Edit.
  • Accessibility plugin:  upgraded plugin to version 1.5.10.
  • Calendar+ plugin:  fix issue with Calendar+ and Divi Slider.

Latest Support Documentation

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

WordPress Maintenance Update and General Updates

The WordPress Maintenance Release (version 4.7.4) has been applied to all networks we host.

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

Plugin Updates:

  • Jetpack: Sharedaddy share by email disabled in Publicized module due to being exploited by spammers.
  • WP-CORS: minor bug fix.
  • ZotPress: upgraded to version 6.1.6.4
  • Divi Builder: small performance improvements and bug fixes.
  • Google Analyticssmall performance improvements and bug fixes.  

Themes Updates:

  • Divi:  upgraded to version 3.0.37
  • CampusPress School: fixed widget title color and sidebar spacing.

Network Messages Improvements and General Updates

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

Plugin Updates:

  • Network Messages plugin:  Added bar styling and ability to disable dates.
  • Image Widget plugin:  updated to newer version.
  • Formidable Forms plugin:  fixed issue saving user roles in Global Settings.
  • Embed Any Docs plugin:  updated to newer version.
  • WordPress importer: improved handling of internal images with different sizes.
  • Domain mapping plugin:  make sure user is redirected to the right URL after login from the admin bar.

Latest support documentation:

The following support documentation has been added to CampusPress Docs & Support.