Major plugin and theme updates for January 21, 2017

The following plugins will receive major updates as part of the 1.10.8 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for January 21, 2017:

  • BuddyPress Group Email Subscription (3.7)
  • Category Posts Widget (4.7)
  • FeedWordPress (2016.1213)
  • Gravity Forms (2.1)
  • Hypothesis (0.5)
  • List category posts (0.71)
  • Meta Slider (3.4)
  • PressForward (4.2)
  • Redirection (2.5)
  • The Events Calendar Category Colors (4.6)
  • ThreeWP Broadcast (35.1)
  • User Role Editor (4.31)
  • WP Retina 2x (4.7)
  • WP-PostRatings (1.84)
  • WP-Print (2.58)
  • Widget Shortcode (0.3)
  • Yoast SEO (4.0)
  • oEmbed Gist (4.7)

The following theme will receive major updates as part of the 1.10.8 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for January 21, 2017:

  • Make (1.8)
  • Onetone (2.0)
  • Sydney (1.34)
  • Twenty Fifteen (1.7)
  • Twenty Fourteen (1.9)
  • Twenty Thirteen (2.1)
  • Twenty Twelve (2.2)

WordPress will also be updated, to version 4.7.x.

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

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Commons 1.9.19

I’ve just released version 1.9.19 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release includes a number of fixes, including:

  • An update to the latest maintenance version of WordPress (version 4.5.3)
  • A fix for a bug that caused the wp-accessibility plugin to show the Log Out button to logged-out users
  • Removal of MediaWiki from the codebase, in accordance with the wiki sunset plan

For complete details, visit the 1.9.19 milestone.

Major plugin and theme updates for May 21, 2016

The following plugins will receive major updates as part of the 1.9.16 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for May 21, 2016:

  • Fourteen Colors (1.3)
  • Frontend Uploader (1.0)
  • Jetpack by WordPress.com (4.0)
  • Media Library Assistant (2.25)
  • News announcement scroll (8.8)
  • Really Simple CAPTCHA (1.9)
  • ThreeWP Broadcast (29.1)
  • WP Retina 2x (4.5)
  • WP-Polls (2.73)
  • Yoast SEO (3.2)

The following theme will receive major updates as part of the 1.9.16 release of the CUNY Academic Commons, scheduled for May 21, 2016:

  • Canvas (5.9) (Woo)
  • Make (1.7)
  • Twenty Eleven (2.4)
  • Twenty Fifteen (1.5)
  • Twenty Fourteen (1.7)
  • Twenty Sixteen (1.2)
  • Twenty Thirteen (1.9)
  • Twenty Twelve (2.0)

There will also be an update to WordPress, version 4.5.x.

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

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Commons 1.9.5

I’ve just released version 1.9.5 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major plugin/theme update release, including an update to WordPress 4.4.1 and BuddyPress 2.4.3. The release also includes a number of small bugfixes:

  • Fixed the positioning of Social Paper notification messages to avoid garbled text
  • Fixed the layout of multiple-group notices for forum posts to avoid overlap with forum text
  • Replaced some missing and incorrect elements on the sidebar of the News page

For complete details, visit the 1.9.5 milestone.

Commons 1.8.11

I’ve just released version 1.8.11 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This maintenance release is a major-theme-and-plugin release, which includes a major version upgrade to WordPress (4.3.x).

A number of notable fixes in the release:

  • Improved Quick Link flow so that users automatically receive links
  • Fixed bug that prevented users from downloading iCal file related to non-public events
  • Fixed incorrect event permalinks in activity streams

For complete details on the release, visit the 1.8.11 milestone.

Commons 1.7.10

I’ve just released version 1.7.10 of the CUNY Academic Commons. This is a maintenance release, which most notably upgrades our installation of WordPress to v4.1.

For a full list of plugins and themes that received updates in this release, visit this page:
https://dev.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2015/01/05/major-plugin-and-theme-updates-for-january-21-2015/

You can also view the 1.7.10 milestone for other corresponding fixes.