Backdrop CMS v1.17.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-11-09 // 5 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.
    • 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 1.17.1:

    • ๐Ÿ‘ #4238: MySQL 8 support
    • #4732: Errors when adding a Number (integer) field to a Layout
    • ๐Ÿ‘ #4727: Problems with hidden_path views support (views_handler_filter_node_hidden_path)
    • โšก๏ธ #4719: Trying to sort the content overview via table header ticks (and filters by) new/updated content
    • โšก๏ธ #4698: Fix references to node language fields in Views when updating from Drupal 7
    • #4695: Basis pager ellipsis colour
    • ๐Ÿ”ง #4694: Views UI: "Save & exit" button accidentally made primary instead of the "Continue & configure" button
    • โœ… #4686: Dashboard test looks for hardcoded relative paths so fails in subdirectories
    • โœ… #4685: Simpletest: Exceptions with htaccess files when tests run with profile caching
    • #4678: Layouts: the 'View page' link on the Manage Blocks page should just be the path from the layout
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ #4632: Date fields never show in localized display formats, always in default formats
    • ๐Ÿš€ #4626: Error: Call to a member function init() on null in view->init_localization() on updating core (latest release)
    • #4613: Clean up layout.context.admin
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ #4559: SQL error when uninstalling Locale module, if a language other than English has been set as the default
    • ๐Ÿšš #4548: Remove check for 'php_code' filter
    • ๐Ÿ‘ #4547: Better alignment of 'Add new field' row on 'Manage fields' page
    • ๐Ÿ– #4513: Broken views_handler_relationship_translation.inc because of table column name
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ #4383: Why do the Default and Admin Default layouts have different paths?
    • #4351: Use Tugboat.qa for PR sandboxes
    • ๐Ÿšš #4286: Remove 'Spock' from Backdrop. New icon for Welcome block on Dashboard.
    • ๐Ÿšš #4149: Remove duplication in `install.sh
    • โš  #4111: PHP warning: Headers already sent on PHP 7.2.+
    • #4073: Add module_set_weight() API function
    • #3930: Seven: Fieldset labels overflow container when collapsed
    • #3806: Fix inline docs in `user_cancel_user_action()
    • #3484: Recoverable fatal error: Argument 1 passed to file_usage_add() must be an instance of File, boolean given
    • ๐Ÿ” #3314: [SEO] Bulgarian Transliteration Improvement - bg.php
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ #2637: Transliteration doesn't respect site default language
    • ๐Ÿšš #1849: [UX] Admin bar: empty class="" attribute left behind when the active-search-item class is removed.
    • #1695: [UX] Reorder the filter widgets of the manage content view to be consistent with the columns.
    • โšก๏ธ #1604: Update core/includes/transliteration/bg.php to follow the up-to-date transliteration standards for Bulgarian