Commons 2.4.1

I’ve just released version 2.4.1 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major-update release for plugins and themes. It also addresses a number of additional issues:

  • Improve behavior of Sites directory search
  • Fix bug that caused incorrect user to show in ‘Last Poster’ column on group forums
  • Fix compatibility with recent upstream updates to two factor authentication tools
  • Fix compatibility with recent upstream updates to user data export tools
  • Add DBLP link functionality to CV editor
  • Lift ban on the use of @login.cuny.edu email addresses during registration

For complete details, visit the 2.4.1 milestone.

Commons 2.0.12

I’ve just released version 2.0.12 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 6.1.x series. In addition, the release includes the following fixes:

  • Improved appearance for the main site search bar
  • Improvements to the way that crossposted forum posts are handled
  • Better appearance for post-footer Creative Commons logo

For complete details, visit the 2.0.12 milestone.

Commons 2.0.0

I’ve just released version 2.0.0 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This is the latest in our twice-yearly “feature releases”, where we introduce major changes to the site.

Highlights from the 2.0.0 release:

  • A redesigned interface for People, Groups, Sites, and Courses directories. This is a continuation of redesign work that we began in version 1.19.0.
  • In the redesign vein, we also reworked the appearance of the registration page.
  • Improvements to group forums, including better search and pagination
  • Integration between the WP Grade Comments plugin and the Reckoning tool, often used by instructors to review student work.
  • Improved tools for leaving sites, writing site descriptions for display in directories, and uploading site logos.

For complete details on the release, visit the 2.0.0 milestone.

Commons 1.18.24

I’ve just released version 1.18.24 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release includes the following fixes:

  • Improvements to the way that file size is checked when uploading a group forum attachment
  • Fixed problems with the way that certain Social Paper notifications are triggered

For complete details, visit the 1.18.24 milestone.

Commons 1.18.20

I’ve just released version 1.18.20 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release includes the following fixes:

  • Updates to the PressForward plugin
  • Improve compatibility of Co-Authors Plus with Customizr theme
  • Add group-forum embed shortcode

For complete updates, visit the 1.18.20 milestone.

Commons 1.18.16

I’ve just released version 1.18.16 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release includes fixes for the following:

  • Various bugs in the behavior of group forums, particularly surrounding pending posts
  • A bug that prevented the ‘Order by’ dropdown on the Groups directory from triggering a refresh

For complete details, visit the 1.18.16 milestone.

Commons 1.18.7

I’ve just released version 1.18.7 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major-update release for plugins and themes, and also includes an upgrade of WordPress to a new major release series (5.6.x). Other fixes include:

  • Hotfixes for Ensemble embedding
  • Fixes for improperly displaying activity items
  • Improvements to the appearance of unread forum replies
  • Fix bug that caused invitations to appear in “unaccepted” list after joining a group

For complete details, visit the 1.18.7 milestone.

Commons 1.17.6

I’ve just released version 1.17.6 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major-update release for plugins and themes. It also includes the following fixes:

  • Fix display of Public Portfolio headers on mobile devices
  • Fix encoding of widget titles on Public Portfolios
  • Improve appearance of forum titles
  • Fix bug that caused error when attaching avatar during registration

For complete details, visit the 1.17.6 milestone.

Commons 1.17.5

I’ve just released version 1.17.5 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release includes the following fixes:

  • Fixed problem that could cause group forum posts to be orphaned in certain cases
  • Fixed compatibility between pressforward-turnkey-theme and WP 5.5+
  • Fixed bug that made it impossible to add library items with # in the filenmae
  • Improvements to the daily digest mechanism for group notifications
  • Fixed the Notifications UI in user Settings area

For complete details, visit the 1.17.5 milestone.