Perch Update 1.6

28 November 2010

We’ve updated Perch with a number of new features and a couple of bug fixes for issues discovered via our support system.

Please back up your site and database before updating, and run the /perch/update script once you have copied the files.

Do I need to install this?

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.

What does it fix?

This release fixes the below issues:

Users experiencing these issues should update as soon as possible.

What features does it add?

Plus the following bits of housekeeping:

What impact does it have for my clients?

Editors will note some small additions to the interface, although no basic functionality has changed. The primary differences are the addition of Undo and Save As Draft on the content edit pages. These do not change the existing workflow Editors will be familiar with.

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 and database.

No, really. Make a back-up. There’s always someone who doesn’t and manages to delete the wrong files – don’t let that be you.

Unzip and replace your existing files with the exception of:

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.

Then, visit /perch/update in your browser.

That’s all you need to do – Perch is now updated.

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