Commons 1.14.6

I’ve just released version 1.14.6 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release fixes a number of bugs, including:

  • Fix bug that caused Teaching Template not to be applied properly to new sites in certain cases
  • Fix BuddyPress “Export Data” screen
  • Add new embed support for Padlet, Sutori, Voicethread
  • Sort Courses directory primarily by course term, with alphabetical as a secondary sort
  • Fix some formatting errors in groupblog emails

For complete details, visit the 1.14.6 milestone.

Major plugin and theme updates for February 26, 2019

The following plugins will receive major updates as part of the 1.14.7 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for February 26, 2019:

  • Anthologize (0.8)
  • BP MPO Activity Filter (1.3)
  • Business Directory Plugin (5.5)
  • Classic Editor (1.4)
  • Draw Attention (1.8)
  • Edit Flow (0.9)
  • Elementor (2.4)
  • Fourteen Colors (1.6)
  • Front Page Category (3.0)
  • Gravity Forms (2.4)
  • Gutenberg (4.9)
  • Invite Anyone (1.4)
  • Jetpack by WordPress.com (7.0)
  • Media Library Assistant (2.78)
  • MetaSlider (3.11)
  • Ninja Forms (3.4)
  • Open Graph for Facebook (0.0)
  • Quiz And Survey Master (6.2)
  • Redirection (3.7)
  • Subscribe2 (10.26)
  • User Role Editor (4.49)
  • WP Document Revisions (3.2)
  • WP-Polls (2.75)
  • Yoast SEO (9.5)

The following theme will receive major updates as part of the 1.14.7 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for February 26, 2019:

  • 13Floor (4.4) (Elegant)
  • ArtSee (5.0) (Elegant)
  • AskIt (4.1) (Elegant)
  • Author (1.37)
  • Basic (6.5) (Elegant)
  • BusinessCard (4.4) (Elegant)
  • Cion (6.4) (Elegant)
  • DailyNotes (5.8) (Elegant)
  • eNews (4.9) (Elegant)
  • Hemingway (1.74)
  • Lucid (2.6) (Elegant)
  • Radiate (1.3)
  • Rowling (1.17)
  • Twenty Eleven (3.1)
  • Twenty Fifteen (2.3)
  • Twenty Fourteen (2.5)
  • Twenty Nineteen (1.2)
  • Twenty Seventeen (2.0)
  • Twenty Sixteen (1.8)
  • Twenty Thirteen (2.7)
  • Twenty Twelve (2.8)

For more details on major update releases, please visit our release schedule and procedures page.

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Commons 1.14.5

I’ve just released version 1.14.5 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major-update release for plugins and themes. It also includes an update to the WordPress 5.0.x series, which features the new “Block Editor”. Blog authors have the choice of whether to use the Block Editor or the legacy Classic Editor; existing sites default to Classic, while new sites default to Block.

The release also addresses the following:

  • Remove duplicate content from groupblog creation screen
  • Fix bug that caused privacy settings not to be applied properly after server upgrades
  • Condense the sitewide footer

For complete details, visit the 1.14.5 milestone.

Major plugin and theme updates for January 22, 2019

The following plugins will receive major updates as part of the 1.14.5 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for January 22, 2019. Note that this release will also feature an update to the WordPress 5.0.x series.

  • Broadcast (43.14)
  • Business Directory Plugin (5.4)
  • Contact Form 7 (5.1)
  • Embed Any Document (2.4)
  • Gutenberg (4.8)
  • Media Library Assistant (2.76)
  • PDF Embedder (4.0)
  • Query Monitor (3.2)
  • Quiz And Survey Master (6.1)
  • Regenerate Thumbnails (3.1)
  • Shortcodes Ultimate (5.2)
  • Simple Custom Post Order (2.4)
  • Smush (3.0)
  • Super RSS Reader (2.7)
  • SyntaxHighlighter Evolved (3.5)
  • User Role Editor (4.48)
  • WP-Polls (2.74)
  • WP-PostRatings (1.86)
  • Yoast SEO (9.3)
  • YouTube (13.0)
  • Zotpress (7.0)

The following theme will receive major updates as part of the 1.14.4 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for January 22, 2019:

  • Basic (Themify) (1.9)
  • Hemingway (1.73)
  • Rowling (1.16)
  • Sydney (1.53)
  • Twenty Eleven (3.0)
  • Twenty Fifteen (2.2)
  • Twenty Fourteen (2.4)
  • Twenty Seventeen (1.9)
  • Twenty Sixteen (1.7)
  • Twenty Ten (2.7)
  • Twenty Thirteen (2.6)
  • Twenty Twelve (2.7)

For more details on major update releases, please visit our release schedule and procedures page.

Commons 1.14.3

I’ve just released version 1.14.3 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release, which is also a major release for plugin and theme updates, includes the following:

  • Fix bug that could result in duplicate email notifications of blog comments
  • Fix bug that caused the wp-post-to-pdf plugin to trigger errors when image paths generated an HTTP redirect
  • Various database performance improvements
  • Fix bug that caused an incomplete list of pending membership requests show on group admin panels when the group had more than 20 pending requests

For complete details, visit the 1.14.3 milestone.

Commons 1.14.2

I’ve just released version 1.14.2 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This is a maintenance release, which addresses the following bugs:

  • Fix escaped quotes on Public Portfolio widgets
  • Increase performance when deleting bbPress topics and replies
  • Increase performance of activity queries with respect to Social Paper filtering
  • Fix bug in BuddyPress that could cause incorrect metadata to be stored for post items in some cases
  • Remove Simple CSS metabox from front-end interface, especially in Events
  • Fix bug preventing the creation of groups in some cases
  • Fix bug that caused Submit button to be inaccessible in some cases when previewing forum post
  • Fix bug in Site Layout tool that prevented site privacy settings from being saved properly
  • Add notice when leaving site creation process (as to visit a demo site) without saving changes

For complete details, visit the 1.14.2 milestone.

Commons 1.14.1

I’ve just released version 1.14.1 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release follows up on the 1.14 major release, and addresses a few issues raised there, in addition to some broader performance related issues:

  • Improve compatibility with PHP 7.2
  • Improve performance of BPGES email sending queues
  • Fix bug that caused Plugin Package tag to appear in incorrect spot
  • Fix bug that caused database query loop when posting to multiple forums
  • Improve appearance of Site Layout picker on mobile devices

For complete details, visit the 1.14.1 milestone.