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Textpattern CMS 4.8.0

  • Changed: Minimum system requirements increased to PHP 5.5.
  • Changed: <txp:newer /> and <txp:older /> tags support pagination ranges.
  • Changed: Author's real name is available in <txp:page_url>.
  • Changed: Refined scope of root .htaccess, and restricted directory listing in /files/ and /textpattern/ with their respective .htaccess.
  • Changed: Non-searchable sections can be omitted from <txp:section_list> output with valueless 'exclude' attribute.
  • Changed: Consistent Edit step search behaviour on Plugins and Links panels.
  • Changed: Text/HTML tabs now in popup dialog, with optional live preview.
  • Changed: Tag parser tweaks for secondpass handler.
  • Changed: Plugins cached and loaded from disk to avoid eval().
  • Changed: Custom fields support from/to filtering.
  • Changed: <txp:evaluate /> removes empty items from lists.
  • Changed: Scroll to top on list panels during navigation.
  • Changed: Random generator supports random_bytes and doesn't throw errors.
  • Changed: Improved performance of syndication feed handling for sections.
  • Changed: Check for updates throttle reduced to 1hr from 24hrs.
  • Added: Global public theme switcher.
  • Added: Dedicated live/dev theme switching.
  • Added: Support for PHP 7.4.
  • Added: <txp:if_request /> tag for checking server, URL, POST and cookie variables.
  • Added: <txp:pages /> tag for enhanced pagination schemes.
  • Added: 'item' attribute to <txp:yield /> tag.
  • Added: 'title' attribute to image tags.
  • Added: 'class' attribute to comment form tags.
  • Added: 'match' and 'separator' attributes to <txp:if_variable /> tag.
  • Added: 'month' and 'time' attributes to <txp:file_download_list /> and <txp:linklist> tags.
  • Added: 'pg', 'total' and 'limit' attributes to <txp:newer /> and <txp:older /> tags.
  • Added: Support for id ranges in some tags and admin fields.
  • Added: Support for HTTP status 451 (Unavailable For Legal Reasons).
  • Added: Support for native PHP password hashing.
  • Added: Dark Mode support in Hive admin theme.
  • Added: Pageless sections for content snippets and creative article flows.
  • Added: Per-section article link format override.
  • Added: 'breadcrumb/title' article link format.
  • Added: 'section/category/title' article link format.
  • Added: Links have an editable publish time and date.
  • Added: Category searching to a specified depth.
  • Added: Custom field aliases and URL filters via valueless attributes.
  • Added: Global 'evaluate', 'replace' and 'yield' attributes. Evaluate can execute contained content in arbitrary order.
  • Added: Ability to trim lists when using valueless 'trim' attribute.
  • Added: Link to phpinfo() in Diagnostics panel.
  • Added: Configuration file generated during setup can be downloaded.
  • Added: Support for Bengali language translation.
  • Added: Support for Khmer language translation.
  • Added: Support for Norwegian Nynorsk language translation.
  • Added: Support for Welsh language translation.
  • Added: Latest translations. Thanks to all Crowdin translators for their work.
  • Added: Hive and Classic admin themes now support 3 column layouts.
  • Added: Option to disable auto-expanding text areas in Hive admin themes via config.php file. See Hive theme's README.txt file for instructions.
  • Added: Warning to admin panels if JavaScript is unavailable.
  • Added: Support for SSL MySQL connections in config.php.
  • Removed: Obsolete 'No widowed words' preference setting. If this feature is needed it can be implemented directly with <txp:title /> tag.
  • Removed: Some deprecated functions from long ago.
  • Fixed: index.php correctly included in css.php.
  • Fixed: 3 undefined routing-related indexes.
  • Fixed: Article preview (txpreview) is not cached.
  • Fixed: <txp:category_list> 'sort' attribute respects 'categories' attribute instead of requiring sort="" override.
  • Fixed: <txp:recent_articles> only uses default link without form/container.
  • Fixed: Use locale on admin side.
  • Fixed: Localization of pre-flight diagnostic upgrade messages.
  • Fixed: Undefined variable warnings thrown via compact().
  • Fixed: Password handling when using MySQL 8+.
  • Fixed: nbsp on French opening quote broke Textile in some cases.
  • Fixed: Incorrect acronym tag in welcome article.
  • Accessibility: Improved indication of required form fields.
  • Accessibility: Honour 'prefers-reduced-motion' in official themes.
  • Accessibility: Target WCAG 2.0 AAA contrast levels in official themes.
  • Accessibility: Improved ARIA experience.
  • Accessibility: Improved keyboard-only access experience.
  • Developer: Plugins can be uploaded with .php and .zip extensions.
  • Developer: Upload order and file totals sent when batch uploading files.
  • Developer: Some txplib_misc.php functions moved to txplib_admin.php.
  • Developer: PHP magic_quotes_gpc, magic_quotes_runtime, safe_mode and register_globals support removed.
  • Developer: Title accessible to plugins in Atom/RSS.
  • Developer: Merge headers on demand.
  • Developer: Tags can be registered with custom attributes/parameters.
  • Developer: Multiple forms can be fetched at once.
  • Developer: txp.article > neighbour.criteria callback on Write panel.
  • Developer: Please register plugin tags or they will not work in future.
  • Performance optimizations via cacheing and preloading frequent content.
  • Textile 3.7.6. See https://github.com/textile/php-textile/releases/tag/v3.7.6 for full list of changes in this release (thanks, gocom).
  • jQuery 3.4.1.
  • PrismJS 1.19.0.
  • jQuery File Upload 10.8.0.
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