Pressbooks 5.5.6 is now available. This release fixes an issue where very large posts with lengthy revision histories could crash the editor due to an unoptimized revisions query. Thanks to Steve Swettenham for reporting this bug!
Another minor update to Pressbooks is now available, with fixes for the plugin whitelisting functionality.
We just released Pressbooks Stats 1.6.1, which fixes an issue with retrieving network storage when the uploads directory is a symbolic link. We’ll be deploying this update to all our hosted networks by Wednesday, October 17th.
We’ve just updated Pressbooks, McLuhan, Aldine, and Pressbooks Stats with some bug fixes and improvements, and we’ll be deploying these changes to our PressbooksEDU networks tomorrow. You can check out the full changelogs on our documentation site, or get an overview on our October 3rd Release board.
We just released Pressbooks 5.5.1, which fixes an issue in the release packaging for Pressbooks 5.5.0 that caused some problems with the cover generator. We encourage all users to update at their earliest convenience.
Pressbooks 5.5.0, McLuhan 2.5.0, Pressbooks LTI Provider 1.1.0, Pressbooks CAS SSO 1.1.0, and Pressbooks Stats 1.5.0 have been released. These updates include a wide range of new features, enhancements, and bugfixes. Of note:
Pressbooks 5.5.0 includes:
- our Cover Generator tool, which was previously not available to Open Source users.
- a handful of new shortcodes to facilitate content authoring.
- a new tool for adding attribution and license data to images (many thanks to Brad Payne and Alex Paredes at BCcampus for building this feature)
- improvements to the accuracy of book cloning
- better support for TablePress
McLuhan 2.5.0 includes:
- usability improvements to navigation between parts, chapters, front matter, and back matter
- improvements to the comparison tool for cloned content
- improvements to the collapsible sections feature
There are also some bug fixes, coding standards improvements, and tweaks in the other plugins. Pressbooks 5.5.0 requires WordPress 4.9.8 and PHP 7.1 or greater.
You can read all the changelogs on our documentation site. Thanks to Brad and Alex of BCcampus for their development work and to Antonio Devís and Luis Izquierdo for their bug reports and suggestions.
We’ve got another patch release out (Pressbooks 5.4.7) which resolves a bug introduced in the release earlier today.