Introducing pressbooks/ideas 💡

I’m always looking for better ways to keep track of feature suggestions from members of the Pressbooks Open Source community, which within our small and very active team can often get lost in the shuffle. Messages in Slack can fly by before we make note of them, and often threads in the forum include a […]

Pressbooks 4.5.1

We tagged Pressbooks 4.5.1 on GitHub on January 25th — apologies for the late release notes! This is a minor maintenance release in preparation for Pressbooks 5, and provides some forward-compatibility for those who will not be ready to upgrade to Pressbooks 5 right away. Pressbooks 4.5.1 requires WordPress 4.9.2. [FIX]: Disallow dangerous file types […]

GitHub Housekeeping

A quick note from the dev team: we are working to improve our GitHub issue management. With this in mind, we’re closing stale issues which have not seen any activity in the last 60 days. This does not mean that they will not be revisited — many of them are on our roadmap, in fact! […]

Pressbooks 4.5.0, Pressbooks Book 1.12.0, and Clarke 2.1.1

We tagged Pressbooks 4.5.0, Pressbooks Book 1.12.0, and Clarke 2.1.1 on GitHub yesterday and deployed them across our hosted networks. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.5.0 NOTICE: Pressbooks >= 4.5 requires PHP 7.0 or greater. NOTICE: Pressbooks >= 4.5 requires WordPress 4.9.1. [FEATURE] Switching to a new theme will now update some PDF theme options to match the theme’s values […]

Pressbooks 4.4.0, Pressbooks Book 1.11.0, Clarke 2.1.0, and Donham 1.7.0

We tagged Pressbooks 4.4.0, Pressbooks Book 1.11.0, Clarke 2.1.0 and Donham 1.7.0 on GitHub today and deployed them across our hosted networks. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.4.0 NOTICE: Pressbooks >= 4.4 requires WordPress 4.9. [FEATURE] You can now assign Thema subject categories to your book on the Book Information page (see #978). [FEATURE] Part slugs are now editable (props […]

Pressbooks 4.3.5 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.5

We tagged Pressbooks 4.3.5 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.5 on GitHub today and are now deploying them across our hosted networks. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.3.5 NOTICE: Pressbooks >= 4.3.3 requires WordPress 4.8.2. NOTICE: Users of the Pressbooks Custom CSS theme must upgrade to Pressbooks Custom CSS 1.0 for compatibility with Pressbooks >= 4.3.0. [CORE ENHANCEMENT] Use Laravel Container instead of […]

Pressbooks 4.3.4 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.4

We tagged Pressbooks 4.3.4 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.4 on GitHub today and are now deploying them across our hosted networks. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.3.4 NOTICE: Pressbooks >= 4.3.3 requires WordPress 4.8.2. NOTICE: Users of the Pressbooks Custom CSS theme must upgrade to Pressbooks Custom CSS 1.0 for compatibility with Pressbooks >= 4.3.0. [CORE ENHANCEMENT] The user catalog title can […]