Perch Update 2.4.9

We’ve updated Perch with some 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:

  • Fixes a bug with skip-template in perch_content_search()
  • Fixes a bug with page creation in Upgrade app
  • Fixes z-index issues introduced by a new version of Redactor, again

What features does it add?

This release adds the following:

  • Tightens up field spacing by about 4px
  • Makes textareas auto-width by default
  • Adds View Page links to more of the views within the Content app

What impact does it have for my clients?

This release will only impact those affected by the above fixes.

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.


If you are still running PHP 5.2, the Perch 2.4.x line of updates will be the last available to you. Perch 2.5 will require PHP 5.3.

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