WordPress Release Notes – July 2021

Release Notes

Code Changes (transparent to end-users)

1. Performance Updates- Updated the following plugins and settings to improve overall site security and performance:
a. Gravity Forms- Bug fixes for issues with display of block settings icons in various themes and contexts. Added dynamic sizing to the form switcher to better handle forms with long titles.
b. Slider Revolution- Bug fixes for backend failures in latest version.
c. Custom Post Type UI- Added “date” as a reserved taxonomy slug, updated image optimization for smaller size files, removed duplicate taxonomy labels.
d. ACF Pro- Bug fixes for incorrect PHP warnings, WYSIWIG field not keeping line breaks and email field to incorrectly invalidate emails.
e. PublishPress Permission Pro- Bug fixes for Category/Term selector in post editor offered a maximum of 100 terms, PHP Notice on plugin activation under certain conditions and Post/Page selection metaboxes.
f. Uber Menu- Added WPML Menu Sync compatibility, fixed mobile toggle injection option, added autocomplete option for search input in shortcode.
g. Polylang Pro- Bug fix for a conflict with the WooCommerce cart translation and cache plugins.