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Release notes - Site Factory

This webpage describes the regular updates Acquia has made to Site Factory. Note that some release dates may be in the future to allow for subscribers to prepare their environments for upcoming product versions.

For a list of known issues you may encounter when using Site Factory, see Known issues in Site Factory.

Note

Regardless of your version of Site Factory, regularly verify you have installed and enabled the latest version of the Site Factory Connector module. For more information about this module, see Site Factory Connector module.

Site Factory 2.109 - September 30, 2020

  • Feature Site Factory now provides Manage site domains on the site collection page that allows you to manage external domains of the primary site.

Site Factory 2.108 - September 9, 2020

  • Feature We have introduced a new user role called Content editor in Site Factory. A content editor can sign in to Site Factory, view websites, and log in to websites.
  • Change The Submit a Support Ticket option in the Help menu of Site Factory now links to https://insight.acquia.com/support/tickets/new.
  • Fix Filtering options were not available on the Users overview page.
  • Fix The Restore button on the Restore sites page was incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix The Site Factory REST API documentation page contained a typo.

Site Factory 2.107 - August 19, 2020

  • Fix The keyboard tab navigation of radio buttons and checkboxes was incorrect. This affected all inputs of this type including installation profile selection on the site creation page.
  • Fix The autocomplete suggestions were displayed separately from the text box. This affected all site drop down lists including the drop down for Choose sites to deploy on the stage deploy page.

Site Factory - July 30, 2020

  • Change Site Factory subscribers can now utilize the environment configuration settings in the Cloud Platform user interface to modify a subset of their environment’s PHP settings.

Site Factory 2.106 - July 29, 2020

  • Feature Site Factory now executes post-site-duplication hook implementations (if there are any) after subscribers duplicate a website. The implementations have the following arguments: sitegroup, environment, database role, and domain. See the Hooks in Site Factory page for more details.
  • Change Site Factory authentication feature is now available for all Drupal versions.
  • Change Site Factory Connector module has been updated with bug fixes and improvements for the fix provided in this release. Acquia recommends to upgrade the module.
  • Fix Drupal 9 Sites with certain installation profiles couldn’t be staged from one environment to another.

Site Factory - July 9, 2020

  • Feature Subscribers can now view the Site Factory user interface in French.

Site Factory 2.105 - July 8, 2020

  • Fix The Forgot your username or password link on the Site Factory login page was incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix The Refresh button on the Staging deployment status page was incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix Refresh Themes button on the Manage site theme repository page was incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix Text fields on the Create a new site and Duplicate site pages were incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix The link to the authenticator app for Windows Phone on the TFA setup - Application page was incorrect.
  • Fix The Export CSV link on the Users overview page didn’t work correctly.
  • Fix Drop down options in the table header on the Users overview page were incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix Cancel and Delete buttons on the site collection removal confirmation page were incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix Radio buttons for profile selection under Select an installation profile were incorrectly displayed for subscribers having multiple installation profiles.
  • Fix The Remove and Save buttons on the Manage Users page were incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix The Cancel and Restore buttons on the Restore Site page were incorrectly displayed.
  • Fix The All My Groups link in the left navigation menu didn’t work correctly.

Site Factory - July 2, 2020

  • Feature Site Factory subscribers can now upload multiple SSL certificates using the Cloud Platform user interface.

Site Factory - June 30, 2020

  • Change Site Factory now includes a new user interface with improved responsiveness, accessibility, and minor usability enhancements.
  • Change Site Factory subscribers can now use the AH_PRODUCTION and AH_NON_PRODUCTION environment variables on their Site Factory environments.

Site Factory 2.104 - June 17, 2020

Site Factory 2.103 - May 27, 2020

  • Fix The rebuild registries option under the Site update action section on the Site Update page, was in some cases visible for stacks with Drupal versions other than Drupal 7.
  • Fix Drush 9 and 10 commands were using an outdated method for setting the cache directory resulting in intermittent issues while staging a site from one environment to another, site installations, or other processes.

Site Factory - May 11, 2020

  • Change The Ruby version on Site Factory was updated.

Site Factory 2.102 - April 29, 2020

  • Change The Create a new user link is now located in the top right-hand corner of the Users overview page.

Site Factory 2.101 - April 9, 2020

  • Feature Site Factory is now compatible with Drush 10. Acquia recommends subscribers test thoroughly before pushing a codebase to production that includes Drush 10.
  • Change The Drupal 8 version(s) of the Site Factory Connector module now require users to have a version of Drupal 8.5.0 or higher installed to connect their website to the Site Factory platform. Acquia recommends upgrading your Site Factory Connector module to the latest version and checking any custom code that extends the module’s classes due to deprecated code being removed and replaced.
  • Change The README file in the Site Factory Connector module was updated to include more details and technical information.

Site Factory 2.100 - March 18, 2020

  • Feature Site Factory now executes post-site-install hook implementations (if there are any) after subscribers create a website. The implementations have the following arguments: sitegroup, environment, database role, and domain. See the Hooks in Site Factory page for more details.
  • Change The text under the Start Time section on the Site Update page was updated in the Site Factory user interface to let subscribers know that when scheduling a code update without providing a timezone, the time will be interpreted as UTC.
  • Change The Site Factory REST API documentation was updated to let subscribers know that when scheduling a code update without providing a timezone, the time will be interpreted as UTC.

Site Factory 2.99 - March 2, 2020

  • Change The tool used to navigate site lists in the Site Factory user interface was updated to include page numbers and more options to browse through pages.

Site Factory 2.98 - February 10, 2020

  • Feature The Site Factory API now includes endpoints to return the database name of the website.
  • Feature Using the Site Factory API, you can now add, edit, or delete websites’ third-party themes.
  • Feature The Site Factory API now allows you to refresh a website’s theme from its third-party theme repository.
  • Change The site details Site Factory API endpoint now returns a website’s third-party theme data.
  • Change When subscribers attempt to deploy code that fails, Site Factory now reverts the unsuccessful code release, restoring your code to its previously working state.

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.