We’ve updated Perch with a number of new features and a small number bug fixes for issues discovered via our support system.
There’s no need to install immediately. You should update when it’s next convenient to do so. There’s lots of new functionality that you can benefit from once you update.
This release fixes the below issues:
/about///) causing bogus pages to be shown
Users experiencing these issues should update as soon as possible.
timeattribute for the date template tag (docs)
checkboxtemplate tag type (docs)
hiddentemplate tag type to hide field from edit form (docs)
suppress="true"template tag attribute to suppress output in HTML (docs)
crop="true"option to images to enable image cropping (docs)
perch_item_indexwere added (docs)
perch_content_custom()function for selecting content from across pages (docs)
Editors will not see any significant differences unless they’ve been having problems with the above bugs. Admin users will need to take a moment to familiarise themselves with changes to region options.
Users of non-English language translations will note that a small number of new phases have been added which will not be included in existing translation files. Those phrases will appear in English until they are defined.
Log into your account and re-download the files. The download has been replaced with the newest version.
Make a back-up of your files. Unzip and replace your existing files with the exception of:
plugins– if you have added to this
These contain information specific to your installation and should not be overwritten. There is no need to copy
setup, as you’re already up and running.
/perch/update in your browser.
That’s all you need to do – Perch is now updated.