Perch Update 1.7

18 August 2011

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

Please back up your site and database before updating. Run the /perch/update script once you have copied the files, and due to database changes, be sure to save any region before changing its settings or deleting items. Note that this update includes some additional files to copy into your config and templates folders.

Do I need to install this?

There’s no need to install immediately. You should update when it’s next convenient to do so. This release contains a number of small bug fixes.

What does it fix?

This release fixes the below issues:

Users experiencing these issues should update when convenient.

What features does it add?

What impact does it have for my clients?

Editors should not notice any major differences to the interface.

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.

There are also some new files to copy into existing folders:

Then visit /perch/update in your browser. That’s all you need to do – Perch is now updated.

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