WriteFreely v0.9.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-04-13 // almost 4 years ago
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    ๐Ÿ›  User-Facing Changes / Fixes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix hash symbols (#) wrongly recognized as hashtags inside code blocks (#6)
    • ๐Ÿ“œ Hashtags without spaces between them are now properly parsed
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix IsValidUsername check when PagesParentDir isn't current dir
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix code blocks not highlighting when an invalid language is given (#81)
    • Strip HTML from meta descriptions (#83)
    • โž• Add missing Apple touch icons (#77, #78)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix future-dated posts being immediately federated when moving from Draft to blog (#76)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix draft post metadata (#91)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix excessive space between paragraphs inside blockquotes

    Minor Changes

    • Navigating to a non-existent invite ID now shows "Page not found" instead of "Server error"
    • On Export page: "zip" option now shows "txt" instead
    • โœ‚ Remove unused references to files.writeas.org resources

    Admin-Facing Changes

    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve admin navigation
    • ๐Ÿšš Move "About" and "Privacy" page editing off the dashboard to a new dedicated section
    • โž• Add the ability to change "About" and "Privacy" page titles
    • โž• Add Admin Dashboard link in backend navigation

    โฌ†๏ธ Upgrading from v0.8.x

    ๐Ÿš€ Download the latest release for your operating system. Stop running your writefreely service, replace all files in your installation with the ones in the archive, and then start your writefreely service again.

    ๐Ÿ‘‰ Now make sure your database is backed up , and update it with writefreely --migrate.

    No additional steps are needed to upgrade from v0.8.x. Follow the instructions in each previous #release if you're upgrading from an earlier version.


    ๐Ÿš€ If you are running a custom build, note that there were style changes in this release. Run make ui to generate the latest stylesheets.


    ๐Ÿš€ Thanks for contributing to this release!