Welcome to your monthly LifterLMS News You Can Use, July edition: #018.
LifterLMS Version 4.0.0
This is a major release. Many backwards incompatible changes have been made that may affect your site if you have custom code which rely on previously deprecated functions or methods. If you’re not sure about your custom code, test the upgrade in a staging site.
- Fixed an issue encountered during quiz grading.
- Add RTL language support for popover interfaces found throughout the course builder.
- Fixed issue encountered in MySQL 8.0 when using the bbPress integration.
LifterLMS REST API 1.0.0-beta.13
- Bugfix: Fixed error response messages on the instructors endpoint.
- Bugfix: Fixed student progress deletion endpoint issues preventing progress from being fully removed.
Action Scheduler Library
Switches from prospress/action-scheduler to woocommerce/action-scheduler. The repository has been moved but it’s the same library & upgrades to latest version (3.1.6).
While this is a semantically major upgrade of the library there are no backwards incompatible changes to the public API.
There have been several deprecated functions/classes. The LifterLMS core does not directly use any of these deprecated functions but 3rd parties might and should review the changelog of the library to see if they are affected by any deprecations.
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- Fixed issue causing video progress to be lost when exiting the page while a video is playing.
- Fixed an error encountered when clicking the track bar using a mouse.
- The LifterLMS Core minimum required version has been raised to version 3.26.3.
- Adds compatibility for LifterLMS Social Learning.
- Fixes a compatibility issue encountered when using the BuddyBoss theme.
- Removes usage of a LifterLMS core deprecated function.
- Bugfix: Verify nonce only if the engagement trigger is related to Gravity Forms.
- Added an interface allowing group admins and leaders to view and delete pending member invitations.
- Added REST API endpoints for managing group invitations.
- Some translatable strings found in LifterLMS Groups and the LifterLMS Core will now use the core string to reduce duplicate translations.
- Added validation when attempting to create a new invitation to ensure new invitations can only be created if the group has open seats.
- Fixed transposition issue in the groups list column header on the admin panel.
- Fixed the group name displayed in the invitation notices.
- Set the default visibility setting of a new group to match the site’s global setting.
- The group description “placeholder” text is now a true placeholder instead of being stored as the default group description in the database.
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