4.0-alpha1

@JanVoracek JanVoracek released this Oct 10, 2016 · 22 commits to master since this release

VersionPress 4.0 introduces support for WordPress plugins and themes. The other significant changes are a much-improved search, staging visualization and Composer workflows support.

This is the first alpha, released on 10th October 2016. Read the release blog post or see the full release notes.

Note: this is an Early Access release. These warnings and limitations apply.

New in 4.0-alpha1

Plugin support

๐Ÿ‘‹ We're looking for feedback on this, please chat with us on Gitter.

Plugins can now be described to VersionPress using a set of plugin definitions in a .versionpress folder. These include:

  • actions.yml defining plugin actions
  • schema.yml describing how the plugin stores data in the database
  • shortcodes.yml defining any new shortcodes the plugin introduces
  • hooks.php containing any filters and actions further customizing the functionality

See docs/Plugin-Support.md for more details. Issue: #1036 (PR #1075).

New features

  • Significant search improvements โ€“ #805
  • Branching and merging visualization โ€“ #1043
  • Composer workflows โ€“ #1037

Other significant changes

  • MobX introduced as a state management library for the React frontend โ€“ #1091
  • Frontend generally reviewed and cleaned up (React component structure, code style, etc.) โ€“ #1083

Upgrade notes

To upgrade from 3.0 and earlier, please do a full re-activation. The recommended procedure is:

  1. Put the site in a maintenance mode.
  2. Deactivate VersionPress (just deactivate, do not uninstall).
  3. Delete the contents of wp-content/plugins/versionpress and extract the current version there.
  4. Activate & initialize the plugin again.
  5. Disable maintenance mode.

System requirements

General system requirements:

  • PHP 5.6.0 or later
  • WordPress 4.4 or later
  • Git 1.9 or later
  • proc_open() enabled

System requirements for sync / multi-environment workflows:

  • Custom server or VPS is recommended.

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3.0.2

@JanVoracek JanVoracek released this Jul 4, 2016 · 524 commits to master since this release

More reliable REST API response handling. Released on 22 July 2016. Release blog post.

Note: this is an Early Access release. These warnings and limitations apply.

New in 3.0.2

This release fixes 3 issues via 2 pull requests. Main changes are:

  • Malformed REST API responses, e.g. because of PHP notices, are handled better by the client-side, JavaScript code. #1074
  • Fixed "Click here to show [uncommitted] changes" bug introduced in 3.0.1. #1073

Update notes

The best way to update from 3.0 or above is to run this WP-CLI command:

wp vp update /path/to/versionpress-3.0.2.zip

If you're updating from an older release or cannot use WP-CLI, full reactivation is required, see Update.

System requirements

General system requirements:

  • PHP 5.6.0 or later
  • WordPress 4.4 or later
  • Git 1.9 or later
  • proc_open() enabled

System requirements for sync / multi-environment workflows:

  • Custom server or VPS is recommended.

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3.0.1

@borekb borekb released this May 26, 2016 · 531 commits to master since this release

Bug fixes and reliability improvements. Released on 30 May 2016. Release blog post.

Note: this is an Early Access release. These warnings and limitations apply.

New in 3.0.1

This release fixes 6 bugs and brings 3 other improvements. No issue has been identified as critical.

Update notes

The best way to update from 3.0 is to run this WP-CLI command:

wp vp update /path/to/versionpress-3.0.1.zip

If you're updating from an older release or cannot use WP-CLI, full reactivation is required, see Update.

System requirements

General system requirements:

  • PHP 5.6.0 or later
  • WordPress 4.4 or later
  • Git 1.9 or later
  • proc_open() enabled

System requirements for sync / multi-environment workflows:

  • Custom server or VPS is recommended.

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3.0

@JanVoracek JanVoracek released this Apr 28, 2016 · 573 commits to master since this release

Major usability and reliability release. See release notes for full list of changes.

Please download versionpress-3.0.zip, not the source code ZIP. Installation instructions.

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3.0-beta

@borekb borekb released this Apr 6, 2016 · 795 commits to master since this release

This release accompanies the open-source announcement.

Full release with blog post, release notes etc. will be available in about a week or two, in the meantime, please refer to the release notes draft.

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2.2

@borekb borekb released this Dec 15, 2015 · 1339 commits to master since this release

Version bump to 2.2

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