LifterLMS News You Can Use #0011

Welcome to your monthly LifterLMS News You Can Use, December edition: #0011.

Read About Recent Technical Product Updates (We’ve been busy)!

LifterLMS Advanced Videos Version 1.0.0-beta.7

  • Fixed issue causing the completion of quizzes attached to a lesson requiring video completion from properly completing the lesson on successful quiz completion. This fix requires code available from the LifterLMS core versions 3.37.2 and later.
  • Added a filter, llms_av_allow_oembed_filtering to control whether or not oEmbeds are filtered by the plugin.
  • Scope oEmbed filtering to affect only videos in the LifterLMS lesson template.

LifterLMS Version 3.37.2

  • LifterLMS notices will now be displayed on pages defined as a Course or Membership sales page.
  • TwentyTwenty Theme: Updated to use background-color property instead of background shorthand when adding custom elements to style.
  • Added filter llms_sessions_end_idle_cron_recurrence to allow customization of the recurrence of the idle session cleanup cronjob.
  • Added filter llms_quiz_is_open to allow customization of whether or not a quiz is available to a student.
  • When adding an client-side tracking events to the always make sure the server-side verification nonce is always set on the storage object.
  • The Course/Membership filter on the main students reporting screen now correctly limits post results based on instructor access.

LifterLMS Version 3.37.1

  • TwentyTwenty Theme: Fixed course information block misalignment.
  • Fixed conflict with WooCommerce resulting from the movement of the deprecated LiftreLMS function is_filtered().

LifterLMS Version 3.37.0

Updates

  • Tested and compatible with WordPress core 5.3.
  • Add theme support for the TwentyTwenty core default theme.
  • Improved security and data sanitization in with regards to the SendWP integration connector.
  • LifterLMS Rest API 1.0.0-beta.8
  • Added memberships controller, huge thanks to @pondermatic!
  • Added new filters:
    • Llms_rest_lesson_filters_removed_for_response
    • Llms_rest_course_item_schema
    • Llms_rest_pre_insert_course
    • Llms_rest_prepare_course_object_response
    • llms_rest_course_links
  • Improved validation when defining instructors for courses.
  • Improved performance on post collection listing functions.
  • Ensure that a course instructor is always set for courses.
  • Fixed sales_page_url not returned in edit context.
  • In update_additional_object_fields() method, use WP_Error::$errors in place of WP_Error::has_errors() to support WordPress version prior to 5.1.

LifterLMS REST API Version 1.0.0-beta.9

Updates

  • Added memberships controller, huge thanks to @pondermatic!
  • Added new filters:
    • Llms_rest_lesson_filters_removed_for_response
    • Llms_rest_course_item_schema
    • Llms_rest_pre_insert_course
    • Llms_rest_prepare_course_object_response
    • Llms_rest_course_links
  • Improved validation when defining instructors for courses.
  • Improved performance on post collection listing functions.

Bug fixes

  • Ensure that a course instructor is always set for courses.
  • Fixed sales_page_url not returned in edit context.
  • In update_additional_object_fields() method, use WP_Error::$errors in place of WP_Error::has_errors() to support WordPress version prior to 5.1.

LifterLMS WooCommerce Version 2.0.12

  • Tested to WordPress 5.3, LifterLMS 3.36.5, and WooCommerce 3.8.
  • Only print WC Notices if wc_print_notices() is defined. Fixes issue when using the LifterLMS Rest API.
  • Fix issue producing malformed enrollment trigger encountered when updating the enrollment status to “enrolled” during order updates.

LifterLMS Blocks Version 1.7.0

Updates

  • Membership post types can now use the LifterLMS Pricing Table block.
  • Membership post types are automatically migrated to the block editor (use the pricing table block instead of the pricing table action).
  • Added a block editor template for the Membership post type.
  • The block ‘llms/form-field-redeem-voucher’ is now only available on registration forms.

Bug Fixes

  • Backwards compatibility fixes for WP Core 5.2 and earlier.
  • Perform post migrations on current_screen instead of admin_enqueue_scripts.
  • Fix an issue causing “No HTML Returned” to be displayed in place of the Lesson Progression block on free lessons when viewed by a logged-out user.
  • Import InspectorControls from wp.blockEditor and fallback to wp.editor to maintain backwards compatibility.
  • Fall back to wp.editor for RichText import when wp.blockEditor is not found.
  • Import from wp.editor when wp.blockEditor is not available.
  • Return early during renders on WP Core 5.2 and earlier where the PluginDocumentSettingPanel doesn’t exist.
  • Added new LLMS_Membership class methods: get_categories(), get_tags() and toArrayAfter() methods. 

Compatibility

  • Fixed access plan description conflicts with the Classic Editor block. This also resolves compatibility issues with Elementor which uses a hidden TinyMCE instance.
  • Changed pre_get_posts callback from 10 (default) to 15. Fixes conflict with Divi (and possibly other themes) which prevented LifterLMS catalog settings from functioning properly.

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