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Major Commons plugins updates scheduled for 2013-09-21

(The following post is the first 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.)

The following plugins will receive major updates during the maintenance release on September 21, 2013. The numbers in parentheses represent the major version series for each plugin; on the 21st, the plugin will be updated to the latest available version in that series, but no later.

  • ChartBoot (3.0)
  • Contact Form 7 (3.5)
  • Easy Admin Color Schemes (4.2)
  • Events Manager (5.5)
  • Genesis Simple Hooks (2.0)
  • Jetpack (2.4)
  • Leaflet Maps Marker (3.6)
  • NextGEN Gallery (2.0)
  • Really Simple CAPTCHA (1.7)
  • Redirection (2.3)
  • Rotating Tweets (1.5)
  • ShareThis (7.0)
  • Spam Free WordPress (2.2)
  • ThreeWP Broadcast (1.24)
  • TubePress (3.1)
  • User Role Editor (4.5)
  • WordPress Custom Sidebar (2.3)
  • WordPress Google Form (0.57)
  • WP-Markdown (1.4)
  • WP-PostRatings (1.74)
  • WP Retina 2x (1.6)
  • xili-language, xili-xl-bbp-addon (2.9)

The following themes will receive major updates during the maintenance release on September 21, 2013. The numbers in parentheses represent the major version series for each theme; on the 21st, the theme will be updated to the latest available version in that series, but no later.

  • Minimatica (1.1)

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

Commons 1.4.27

I’ve just released version 1.4.27 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This is a maintenance release, with a number of notable features:

  • Upgrades BuddyPress to the latest 1.7 branch, which includes some security improvements
  • Adds WP plugin: Twitter Mentions as Comments
  • Fixes bug that prevented Jetpack Comments from being able to post to Commons blogs

For more details on the release, visit the 1.4.27 milestone.