Perch Update 2.4

07 January 2014

We’ve updated Perch with some new features and a number of bug fixes discovered through our support system. This is an update to Perch 2. Please read the full Perch 2.0 update notes if updating from Perch 1.

Do I need to install this?

This update is recommended for those wanting to try the new features or those wanting to receive technical support.

What does it fix?

This release fixes the below issues:

What features does it add?

This release adds the following features and improvements:

What impact does it have for my clients?

The Page Options view has been split down into Page Options and Page Details. Options includes technical settings, whereas Details includes page title, navigation title and any page attributes (new feature).

If your client uses Page Options to change page title etc, it would be worth familiarising them with the changes.

Other interface changes include a simplified Pages listing.

Where do I get the update?

Log into your account and re-download the files. The download has been replaced with the newest version.

Always make a back-up of your files and database before updating.

Unzip the download and replace your perch/core folder with the new perch/core folder. Perch will update itself when you log in.

New default templates

This release includes some new templates, which would be useful to copy into your site.

These are not essential for an existing site, but are useful and exist for new installations so are recommended.

Previous updates