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Release notes - Acquia Lightning

Looking for the latest and greatest new features and changes to Acquia Lightning? Read on and check back to see what else we’ve done.

Note

  • Acquia Lightning can include released, beta, alpha, or patched modules depending on the most current, stable, secure, and appropriate version for general use.
  • If you update a production website, you must always first perform a backup, and, if possible, perform a trial update in a test environment before updating the production website.

Acquia Lightning 4.0.1

June 25, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.7-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, use the update steps described in Updating Acquia Lightning.

Drupal module updates

Acquia Lightning 4.0.0

May 16, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.7-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, use the update steps described in Updating Acquia Lightning.

Drupal core and module updates

  • Updated Lightning Core to version 4.1, which updates Drupal core to 8.7.1.

  • Updated Lightning Layout to version 2.0.

    Note

    The Layout Builder in this module replaces Panels and Panelizer. Future migrations are planned, but Panels and Panelizer are included with Lightning Layout to allow you to manually migrate to Layout Builder on your schedule.

  • Added Claro administration theme.

Acquia Lightning 3.3.0

May 2, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.7-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, use the update steps described in Updating Acquia Lightning.

Drupal core and module updates

Fixed issue

Acquia Lightning 4.0.0-beta1

April 17, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.7-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, use the update steps described in Updating Acquia Lightning.

Drupal core and module updates

  • Updated Drupal core to version 8.7.0-beta2.

  • Updated Lightning Core to version 4.0-beta2.

  • Updated Lightning Layout to version 2.0-beta1.

    Note

    The Layout Builder in this module replaces Panels and Panelizer. Future migrations are planned, but Panels and Panelizer are included with Lightning Layout to allow you to manually migrate to Layout Builder on your schedule.

Acquia Lightning 8.x-3.3.0-beta1

April 4, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.7-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, use the update steps described in the distribution release notes.

Drupal core and module updates

Fixed issue

Acquia Lightning 8.x-3.2.7

March 20, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.6-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, ensure you follow the update steps in the distribution release notes.

Drupal core and module updates

Changes

  • The Lightning Core module no longer includes deprecated function calls.
  • Website builders may now use any version of the Consumers module version 1.9 or greater.
  • The Lightning Media module now links to the settings form on the module list page.
  • The Lightning Media and Lightning Layout modules now display descriptions for administrative links.
  • The Lightning Workflow module now replaces entity_load() calls with entity load().
  • The Lightning Scheduler module now displays a description in the links.menu.yml file.
  • The following components of Acquia Lightning now support Drupal core version 8.7:
    • Lightning API
    • Lightning Layout
    • Lightning Media
    • Lightning Workflow

Fixed issue

  • The Lightning Scheduler module did not display a configure button on the list page.

Acquia Lightning 8.x-3.2.6

February 20, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.6-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, ensure you follow the update steps in the distribution release notes.

Drupal core and module updates

Changes

  • The Lightning Core module now supports attaching pictures to user accounts, and includes a compact display which displays the user’s picture and name, both optionally linked to the user’s profile.
  • The Lightning Core module now includes a Long (12-hour) date format, which formats dates and times such as April 1, 2019 at 4:20 PM.
  • The Lightning Core module now namespaces all declared dependencies.
  • The media browser packaged with the Lightning Media module now displays in a modal dialog box by default, which activates by pressing the Add media button. When embedding media in the WYSIWYG editor, the media browser remains unchanged (the entity browser used for WYSIWYG is now a separate entity browser configuration).

Fixed issues

  • Converting descendant profiles to the Drupal 8.6-compatible format failed if the active profile, itself, was a descendant profile.
  • An undefined index error displayed when processing form elements containing legends.

Acquia Lightning 8.x-3.2.5

February 6, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.6-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, version 3.2.5 requires no manual updates.

Module updates

Acquia Lightning 8.x-3.2.4

January 17, 2019

The release of the Acquia Lightning Drupal 8.6-based distribution (download) contains the following updates:

Note

When upgrading to the release, ensure you follow the update steps in the distribution release notes.

Drupal core and module updates

Changes

  • The Lightning Core module now systematically clears all persistent caches before running database updates with Drush 9.
  • Website builders now have the option to not use the default media browser for newly-created media fields (such as entity reference fields which reference media items).
  • For any media type, the Show in media library field packaged with the Lightning Media module can’t be translated.
  • The time steps in the Lightning Scheduler module user interface are now configurable.
  • All stated dependencies now display project namespaces.

Fixed issue

  • Users and timestamps in Moderation History did not correspond to revisions.

The information contained herein is subject to change without notice and is not warranted to be error-free. If you encounter any errors, contact Acquia Support.