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Change Log

Updates to WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes

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.

Advanced Tables Plugin and Cool Timelines Plugin

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

New plugins

The following two new plugins have been added to all networks:

  • Advanced Tables Plugin
    • Advanced solution for creating and managing tables.  Ideal for creating large tables that allows visitors to sort, filter and search data.  Supports pagination and scrolling on larger tables.
    • Import range of file formats including Excel spreadsheets to create tables.
    • Powered by the TablePress plugin.
    • The Advanced Tables 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.
    • Refer to Advanced Tables Plugin support documentation for more information.
  • Cool Timelines Plugin
    • Creates a beautiful vertical timeline that you can add to a page or post.
    • Ideal for situations where you want students to create a representation of a historical event or development process in chronological order.
    • The Cool Timelines 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.
    • Refer to Cool Timelines Plugin support documentation for more information.

Plugin Updates

  • Restricted site access plugin:  fix redirection issue after login.
  • WP-CORS Plugin: general improvements.
  • Formidable Forms: fix issue with featured image uploads displaying in form submissions.
  • Infinite SEO: fix issue with possible wrong title on home page.

Latest Support Documentation

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

 

Publications Manager Plugin

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

Publications Manager Plugin

  • An easy to use tool for organizing and displaying publications.
  • The Publications Manager 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.
  • Refer to the Publications Manager plugin support documentation for more detailed information.

Plugin Updates

  • Super Admin Scripts: fixed issue with the number of domain mapped sites listed in export files.
  • Pretty Plugins: Updated information on Plugins > All Plugins with new plugins information and thumbnails.

Theme Update

  • Coller: Only load an image, instead of a slider, if only one slide has been added to the theme.

Latest Support Documentation

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

Google Maps Upgrade and Co-Author Plus Theme Integration

The following updates have been applied to all CampusPress networks:

Plugin Updates:

  • Google Maps plugins: Upgraded to newer version, small bug fixes.
  • Co Author plus auto theme integration:  Better integration of co-authors with themes for an improved listing of authors on posts.
  • Disable Comments completely plugin: small bug fix.
  • bbPress plugin:  Fixed issue with bulk change of forum roles on the Users > All Users screen.