Major plugin and theme updates for June 26, 2018

The following plugins will receive major updates as part of the 1.13.4 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for June 26, 2018:

  • Broadcast (43.5)
  • BuddyPress (3.1)
  • BuddyPress Docs (2.1)
  • Event Organiser (3.7)
  • Google Forms (0.94)
  • MultiSite Clone Duplicator (1.5)
  • NextGEN Gallery (3.0)
  • Ninja Forms (3.3)
  • Page Links To (2.10)
  • Password Protected (2.2)
  • Quiz And Survey Master (5.3)
  • User Role Editor (4.43)
  • WP Email Users (1.5)
  • Yoast SEO (7.6)
  • YouTube (11.9)

The following theme will receive major updates as part of the 1.13.4 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for June 26, 2018:

  • BusinessBuilder (3.8)
  • Hemingway (1.65)
  • Rowling (1.12)
  • Twenty Eleven (2.8)
  • Twenty Fifteen (2.0)
  • Twenty Fourteen (2.2)
  • Twenty Seventeen (1.6)
  • Twenty Sixteen (1.5)
  • Twenty Ten (2.5)
  • Twenty Thirteen (2.4)
  • Twenty Twelve (2.5)

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

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Commons 1.12.7

I’ve just released version 1.12.7 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major update release for plugins and themes. It also addresses the following issues:

  • Fixed formatting for group Doc creation email notification
  • Fixed some JavaScript conflicts in the non-CUNY signup code management interface
  • Fixed bug that was causing data integrity issues when saving BuddyPress Docs

For complete details, visit the 1.12.7 milestone.

Major plugin and theme updates for December 26, 2017

The following plugins will receive major updates as part of the 1.12.5 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for December 26, 2017:

  • Author Avatars List (1.13)
  • Broadcast (42.1)
  • BuddyPress Docs (2.0)
  • Bulk Move (1.3)
  • Event Organiser (3.6)
  • Event Tickets (4.6)
  • Events Manager (5.8)
  • Jetpack by WordPress.com (5.5)
  • List category posts (0.74)
  • Media Library Assistant (2.65)
  • MediaElement.js – HTML5 Audio and Video (2.23)
  • Meta Slider (3.6)
  • Query Monitor (2.17)
  • Redirection (2.10)
  • The Events Calendar (4.6)
  • Twitter Widget Pro (2.9)
  • User Role Editor (4.38)
  • WP Retina 2x (5.2)
  • WP-PostRatings (1.85)
  • WP-RSSImport (4.5)
  • WPMU Plugin Stats (2.4)
  • Yoast SEO (5.9)

The following theme will receive major updates as part of the 1.12.5 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for December 26, 2017:

  • Hemingway (1.59)
  • Rowling (1.10)
  • Twenty Eleven (2.7)
  • Twenty Fifteen (1.9)
  • Twenty Fourteen (2.1)
  • Twenty Seventeen (1.4)
  • Twenty Sixteen (1.4)
  • Twenty Ten (2.4)
  • Twenty Thirteen (2.3)
  • Twenty Twelve (2.4)

In addition to these plugin and theme updates, WordPress itself will also be updated to a new major version: 4.9.

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

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Major plugin and theme updates for April 21, 2016

The following plugins will receive major updates as part of the 1.9.14 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for April 21, 2016:

  • Broken Link Checker (1.11)
  • BuddyPress Docs (1.9)
  • Custom Post Type UI (1.3)
  • List category posts (0.68)
  • The Events Calendar (4.1)
  • ThreeWP Broadcast (29.0)
  • User Role Editor (4.25)
  • WPtouch Mobile Plugin (4.1)

The following theme will receive major updates as part of the 1.9.14 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for April 21, 2016:

  • Flat Bootstrap (1.9)
  • Hemingway (1.55)
  • Simplicity (1.13)

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

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Commons 1.9.4

I’ve just released version 1.9.4 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release includes a number of notable fixes:

  • Prevent spam comments from being posted by anonymous users on public Docs
  • Show error notices when required fields are not filled in when editing profile
  • Fix People directory filters so that College correctly matches against Positions widget data
  • Don’t notify groups of connected draft papers

Commons 1.9.2

I’ve just released version 1.9.2 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release includes a number of bug fixes:

  • Fixed a bug where hovering over buttons in the Docs editor would cause the layout to break
  • Improved performance of Social Paper “Readers” interface for users with large numbers of groups/friends
  • Fixed a bug that caused the description in the “Featured Paper” section of Social Paper not to be refreshed properly
  • Fixed a bug that caused post content to be improperly truncated in email notifications when containing more than one anchor tag

Because of scheduling problems related to the holiday season, there were no major plugin/theme updates today. The next major plugin/theme update release will be 1.9.5, on January 21.

Version 1.9.3 of the Commons will be released on January 2, 2016, rather than the normal January 1. Happy New Year 🙂

For complete details on the release, visit the 1.9.3 milestone.

Commons 1.8.17

I’ve just released version 1.8.17 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This is a plugin/theme major update release. The release also fixes a number of bugs, including:

  • Fixed a bug that made it impossible to edit a Doc not associated with a group
  • Fixed a bug that caused the wp-post-to-pdf Settings screen to cause fatal errors in some cases
  • Fixed an issue that caused group announcements to be rejected when they contain too many links

For complete details on the release, visit the 1.8.17 milestone.

Commons 1.8.1

I’ve just released version 1.8.1 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release resolves a number of issues related to last month’s 1.8 release, including:

  • Fixed some bugs related to the way SSL URLs are generated when creating/editing events
  • Improved formatting for event venue archive pages
  • Improved language regarding username character restrictions during registration
  • Fixed incorrect “Cancel” link when editing a BuddyPress Docs item

For complete details, see the 1.8.1 milestone.

Commons 1.7.3

I’ve just released version 1.7.3 of the CUNY Academic Commons. Highlights of this maintenance release:

  • Improved cache validation for home page widgets
  • Improved handling of some Reply By Email errors
  • Fixed formatting of some plain-text emails
  • Fixed bug that prevented editing of the Positions profile widget in some cases
  • Fixed bug that caused new Docs in private groups to be invisible to some members
  • Force CAPTCHAs wherever Contact Form 7 is used
  • Added promotional video to home page

For complete details on the release, visit the 1.7.3 milestone.