Pressbooks 4.3.3, Pressbooks Publisher 3.1.3 and DocRaptor for Pressbooks 2.1.0

We tagged Pressbooks 4.3.3, Pressbooks Publisher 3.1.3, and DocRaptor for Pressbooks 2.1.0 and deployed them across our hosted networks today. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.3.3 NOTICE: Pressbooks 4.3.3 requires WordPress 4.8.2. [CORE ENHANCEMENT] The Pressbooks plugin is now self-updating — GitHub Updater is no longer required (see #897 and #954). [CORE ENHANCEMENT] Error logs from export routines can […]

Our new roadmap

At the start of 2017, we established a development roadmap for Pressbooks to guide our work through the coming year. This past week we had the opportunity to review and reflect on that roadmap during our retreat at Pressbooks HQ, and you can see our new roadmap here. 2017: Year of Core I want to […]

Pressbooks 4.3.1 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.3

We tagged Pressbooks 4.3.1 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.3 on GitHub today and deployed them across our hosted networks. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.3.1 NOTICE: Pressbooks 4.3.1 requires WordPress 4.8.1. NOTICE: Users of the Pressbooks Custom CSS theme must upgrade to Pressbooks Custom CSS 1.0 for compatibility with Pressbooks 4.3.1. [CORE ENHANCEMENT] Added a debugging switch to Custom Styles (see #946). […]

Pressbooks 4.3, Pressbooks Book 1.10.2, Pressbooks Custom CSS 1.0, and Pressbooks Publisher 3.1.2

We tagged Pressbooks 4.3.0, Pressbooks Book 1.10.2, Pressbooks Custom CSS 1.0.0, and Pressbooks Publisher 3.1.2 on GitHub yesterday, and we’re deploying them across our hosted networks today. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.3 NOTICE: Pressbooks 4.3.0 requires WordPress 4.8.1. NOTICE: Users of the Pressbooks Custom CSS theme must upgrade to Pressbooks Custom CSS 1.0 for compatibility with Pressbooks 4.3. […]

Pressbooks 4.2 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.1

We tagged Pressbooks 4.2.0 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.1 on GitHub today and we’re deploying them across our hosted networks tomorrow. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.2 NOTICE: Pressbooks 4.2 requires WordPress 4.8.1. Feature: Full-sized images will be used where possible in Print PDF exports to ensure that exported PDFs meet image resolution requirements (see #894, #898 and #900). Feature: WXR […]

Pressbooks 4.1 and Pressbooks Book 1.10

We tagged Pressbooks 4.1.0 and Pressbooks Book 1.10.0 on GitHub on Friday and we’re deploying them across our hosted networks today. Here’s what’s changed: Pressbooks 4.1 NOTICE: Pressbooks 4.1 requires WordPress 4.8.1. Feature: Cloning! Clone any public, properly-licensed book from any Pressbooks 4.1 network including your own (super admins can clone any book from their own network, regardless of […]

Pressbooks 4.0.1

We released Pressbooks 4.0.1 on GitHub and deployed it across our hosted networks today. Here’s what’s changed: Fix: Fixed an issue where the template root for book themes was not properly updated (see #854, #859). Fix: Fixed an issue where ampersands were not being sanitized in XML outputs (see #860). Fix: Fixed an issue where the Disable Comments setting […]

Pressbooks 4.0.0 “Slate”

We released Pressbooks 4.0.0 on GitHub earlier this week and finished deploying it across our hosted networks on Wednesday. Here’s what changed: Key Features Next-Generation REST API Building on Brad Payne’s original REST API for Pressbooks, we’ve introduced an improved and expanded REST API based on the WordPress Core REST API infrastructure. The Pressbooks REST API v2 supports authenticated […]

Pressbooks 3.9.10

We released Pressbooks 3.9.10 on GitHub earlier this week and finished deploying it across our hosted networks today. Here’s what changed: NOTICE: Pressbooks now requires WordPress 4.7.5. Feature: Strikethrough text (the <del> tag) can now be used in front matter, part, chapter and back matter titles (see #790).

Pressbooks 3.9.9

We just released Pressbooks 3.9.9 on GitHub and will be deploying it to Pressbooks.com and our other production networks today. Here’s what changed: NOTICE: Pressbooks now requires WordPress 4.7.5. Feature: A curated listed of recommended plugins is now displayed within the plugin installer (see #729). Feature: Search and Replace now supports regular expressions (props to @stepmuel; see #754). This […]