Commons 1.12.9

I’ve just released version 1.12.9 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major update release for plugins and themes. It also fixes a bug when editing forum topics, and disables the functionality that causes friend requests to be sent when an email invitation is accepted by a new Commons member.

For complete details, visit the 1.12.9 milestone.

Major plugin and theme updates for July 21, 2014

The following plugins will receive major upgrades during the maintenance release on July 21, 2014. The numbers in parentheses represent the major version series for each plugin; on the 21st, the plugin will be upgraded to the latest available version in that series, but no later.

  1. Custom Sidebars (1.6)
  2. FlickrRSS (5.3)
  3. Fourteen Colors (1.1)
  4. Google Forms (0.71)
  5. Invite Anyone (1.3)
  6. Leaflet Maps Marker (3.9)
  7. List Category Posts (0.49)
  8. Post video players (1.133)
  9. Rotating Tweets (1.7)
  10. Subscribe2 (10.10)
  11. WP Retina 2x (2.0)
  12. xili-language (2.14)
  13. Zotpress (5.2)

The following themes will receive major version updates as well:

  1. Cloudy (3.1)
  2. Make (1.1)
  3. Twenty Eleven (1.8)
  4. Twenty Twelve (1.4)
  5. Twenty Thirteen (1.2)
  6. Twenty Fourteen (1.1)

Question or concerns about these releases? Leave a comment below, or contact our team at commons@gc.cuny.edu.

(This post is in the series of “major update release warning posts”, announced in https://dev.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2013/09/05/new-release-schedule-and-procedures-document-available/ and described in detail at https://dev.commons.gc.cuny.edu/release-schedule-and-procedures/#major-update-releases.)

Major Commons plugin updates scheduled for May 21, 2014

The following plugins will receive major upgrades during the maintenance release on May 21, 2014. The numbers in parentheses represent the major version series for each plugin; on the 21st, the plugin will be upgraded to the latest available version in that series, but no later.

  1. Akismet (3.0)
  2. BuddyPress (2.0)
  3. Contact Form 7 (3.8)
  4. Custom sidebars (1.5)
  5. Invite Anyone (1.2.1)
  6. Random Image (2.0)
  7. Search Everything (8.1)
  8. Subscribe2 (9.4)
  9. TablePress (1.4)
  10. User Role Editor (4.12)
  11. WordPress Front-end Editor (0.10)
  12. WordPress Google Form (0.69)
  13. WP-Markdown (1.5)
  14. WP-PostRatings (1.78)
  15. WP-Print (2.53)
  16. Zotpress (5.1)

In addition, WordPress will be updated to the 3.9 series.

Question or concerns about these releases? Leave a comment below, or contact our team at commons@gc.cuny.edu.

(This post is in the series of “major update release warning posts”, announced in https://dev.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2013/09/05/new-release-schedule-and-procedures-document-available/ and described in detail at https://dev.commons.gc.cuny.edu/release-schedule-and-procedures/#major-update-releases.)

Major Commons plugin updates scheduled for 2014-3-21

The following plugins will receive major upgrades during the maintenance release on March 21, 2014. The numbers in parentheses represent the major version series for each plugin; on the 21st, the plugin will be upgraded to the latest available version in that series, but no later.

  1. Blogger Importer (0.7)
  2. Invite Anyone (1.1.0)
  3. Jetpack (2.8)
  4. Kimili Flash Embed (2.4.0)
  5. List category posts (0.46.3)
  6. List Pages Shortcode (1.7)
  7. Password Protected (1.7)
  8. Search Everything (8.0)
  9. Social (2.11)
  10. SoundCloud Shortcode (3.0.1)
  11. TablePress (1.3)
  12. Twitter Tools (3.1)
  13. User Role Editor (4.10)
  14. xili-language (2.10.2)
  15. xili-xl-bbp-addon (2.10.2)

Question or concerns about these releases? Leave a comment below, or contact our team at commons@gc.cuny.edu.

(This post is in the series of “major update release warning posts”, announced in https://dev.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2013/09/05/new-release-schedule-and-procedures-document-available/ and described in detail at https://dev.commons.gc.cuny.edu/release-schedule-and-procedures/#major-update-releases.)

Commons 1.4.3

I’ve just released version 1.4.3 of the CUNY Academic Commons. Commons 1.4.3 is a bugfix release with a number of important fixes:

  • Provides a fallback for failures in the Reply By Email pseudo-daemon, to prevent lag time in posting responses
  • Fixes a bug in the email invitation system that prevented some users from sending invitations
  • Fixes compatibility issue between non-CUNY signup code AJAX and BP 1.6
  • Fixes bug that prevented users from changing their email addresses in certain circumstances
  • Improves cookie handling during login for fewer redirects

For complete details on the release, visit the 1.4.3 milestone.