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Release notes - Lightning

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

Note

  • 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.

Lightning 8.x-3.2.7

March 20, 2019

The release of the 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

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

Fixed issue

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

Lightning 8.x-3.2.6

February 20, 2019

The release of the 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

  • Lightning Core 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.
  • Lightning Core now includes a Long (12-hour) date format, which formats dates and times such as April 1, 2019 at 4:20 PM.
  • Lightning Core 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.

Lightning 8.x-3.2.5

February 6, 2019

The release of the 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

Lightning 8.x-3.2.4

January 17, 2019

The release of the 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

  • Lightning Core 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 cannot 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.

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