Perch Update 1.2.5
14 January 2010
We’ve updated Perch with a number of new features and a small number bug fixes for issues discovered via our support system.
Do I need to install this?
This is a recommended update for users running 1.2.4, but otherwise there’s no need to install immediately. You should update when it’s next convenient to do so.
What does it fix?
This release fixes the below issues:
- A bug whereby
perch:helptemplate tags were not being correctly removed from the template output.
Users of 1.2.4 who make rely on the
perch:help tags should update to avoid the issue.
What features does it add?
- Added new template tag attributes
charsto limit the output to a given number of words or characters. This is useful for creating excerpts, particularly in conjunction with
What impact does it have for my clients?
Users will not see any significant differences unless they’ve been having problems with the above bugs.
Where do I get the update?
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.
If you are updating from a version older than 1.2 visit
/perch/update in your browser.
That’s all you need to do – Perch is now updated.