Backdrop CMS v1.16.3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-09-16 // 7 months ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ Maintenance release for Backdrop CMS. This update contains bug fixes and usability improvements only.

    โšก๏ธ Notes for updating:

    • It will be necessary to run the update script (located at /update.php) for this release.
    • ๐Ÿš€ No changes have been made to the .htaccess, robots.txt or default settings.php files in this release. Updating custom versions of those files is not necessary.

    ๐Ÿ”„ Changes since 1.16.2:

    • #2200: Allow sub-modules to be enabled during Install module process.
    • โšก๏ธ #3846: Prevent PHP fatal on update when staging directory is missing. Throw warning instead.
    • #4351: Add Tugboat code in preparation for new PR sandboxes.
    • โšก๏ธ #4591: Update system.core config name.
    • #4592: Use Filter library to fix file loading order.
    • #4413: Fixing problem with label for comment title field.
    • #3739: [DX] Watchdog deprecated messages for element_validate_integer(), element_validate_integer() and element_validate_number().
    • ๐Ÿ”Š #1259: CKEditor in source mode does not save when in dialogs.
    • ๐Ÿ’ป #4527: Image browser is missing CSS when no text editor is present first.
    • #4481: Improve readability of suggestions in link autocomplete dropdown.
    • #4090: Add tugboat.qa to the list of companies we thank in the README.md
    • โšก๏ธ #4536: Update PHP date format link.
    • #3615: Prevent contextual links overlapping each other.
    • ๐Ÿ’พ #4537: Update documentation for path_save_automatic_entity_alias().
    • #4573: Make URL alias field on entities match the site-wide form.
    • #4532: Fix undefined variable in ConfigFileStorage::initializeStorage().
    • #4542: Display the 'Manage content' link in the dashboard to anyone with the 'access content overview' permission.
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ #4517: Wrong langcode data shown if the default language is not English.
    • #3665: Clear theme cache for manually added new layout templates.
    • #4468: Fix HTML markup in color.theme.inc related to the color settings preview.
    • #4524: Tab index: Password toggle should come after password field.
    • #1047: Fix the styling/wrapping of disabled themes.
    • ๐Ÿ“š #4538: Update documentation in user.actions.inc.
    • #1500: Prevent current and user 1 accounts from being blocked.
    • ๐Ÿ’ป #4407: Text format order not respected in admin UI.
    • #3746: Change 'language' to 'langcode' in Views field handler.
    • #4528: Fix duplicated fields on comment reply page.
    • #3799: Changed references of 'post' to 'content'.
    • โšก๏ธ #4530: Update reference to deprecated htaccess function.
    • ๐Ÿ‘ #4101: Fix typo in the default_allowed_extensions form element.
    • #4183: Autofocus the username field on user forms.
    • #3048: Enable password toggles on all core password fields.
    • #3936: Fix Views filter group operators in rearrange filter criteria dialog.
    • #4462: Legacy layout does not have value for template.
    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ #4503: Sort by package, then module name.
    • ๐Ÿšš #4485: Move LICENSE.txt in the project root.
    • #4478: Allow partial matching in path autocomplete text fields.
    • #4493: Page title of /user/register not translated.
    • #4492: CKEditor settings not respecting current site language.
    • #3841: Improve table borders display in Seven theme using box-shadow borders.
    • #4474: PHP 7.4 Invalid characters in Color module base conversion functions.
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ #1505: Lowercase uploaded file names by default.
    • ๐Ÿ”ง #4194: Open the rewrite fieldset in Views UI if any rewriting is configured.
    • โšก๏ธ #4117: Fix update.php link in status report for sites in sub-directories.
    • #4433: Comments per page setting as number form item.
    • โœ… #4418: Avoid race-condition in page header test. Fixing regression from #4306.
    • #4248: Hide remaining days if time has elapsed.
    • ๐Ÿšš #4283: Remove broken JavaScript disabled setting from Views.
    • ๐Ÿ”ง #4370: Add a link to the layout path from the Layout configure page.
    • #4382: Bring back Views localization.
    • ๐Ÿšš #4420: Allow blocks to be removed when changing layout templates.
    • #4403: Empty admin email subject and body when accounts require admin approval.
    • #4426: EntityMalformedException when comment author has been deleted.