Perch Update 2.5

24 June 2014

We’ve updated Perch with some great new features as well as 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:

It adds these new requirements:

What features does it add?

This release adds the following:

What impact does it have for my clients?

This release makes user interface changes, especially around the uploading of images and files. You may wish to walk your clients through the changes on a staging site before making them live.

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.

  1. Unzip the download and replace your perch/core folder with the new perch/core folder.
  2. This release updates the MarkItUp! editor, so copy perch/addons/plugins/editors/markitup over too.
  3. Perch will update itself when you log in.

Important note

This update requires PHP 5.3 with JSON support. Please check your diagnostics report before updating to be sure that your hosting supports these requirements.

We always advocate updating your staging or development copy of the site and testing the changes first. We do not recommend updating a live site without checking everything’s going to work first.

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