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WordPress 5.8.1

WordPress has been updated to version 5.8.1 on UBC CMS.

Making CMS more secure by moving sites to HTTPS everywhere

Security and accessibility are our two key priorities for sites on UBC CMS. We continue to make improvements on both fronts, and we’ll have more to discuss in the coming months about accessibility specifically. For the past 18 months we have slowly been migrating individual sites on CMS from HTTP to HTTPS. This means that […]

Advanced Table Block

We’ve just published a new Advanced Table Block plugin on UBC CMS and UBC Blogs. It is available for all site administrators to activate. It provides additional functionality and accessibility improvements over the native Table Block available within WordPress core. Please treat the block is in beta and report any and all issues you have […]

A fix for some pages showing ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE

The CMS team have been made aware that a small number of ULRs on a limited amount of sites hosted on UBC CMS have been showing an “ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE” error in Google Chrome or similar warnings in other browsers. For the past 36 hours, we have been working on isolating the problem, reliably reproducing the issue, […]

WordPress 5.8

UBC CMS has been updated to WordPress version 5.8.

UBC Vancouver Network Maintenance July 31, 2021, 22:00-23:59 PT

UBC IT is conducting routine network maintenance on July 31st, 2021 between 10pm and midnight. This means UBC CMS will be unavailable for all users for up to 2 hours on July 31st, 2021. Ref: https://status.it.ubc.ca/incidents/cy3jlbc1xd9c

WordPress 5.7.2

WordPress has been updated to version 5.7.2 on UBC CMS.

WordPress 5.7.1

UBC CMS has been updated to WordPress 5.7.1.

Plugin Update – Custom CSS metabox and Custom JS metabox

Our team received a lot of requests regarding the custom CSS metabox plugin and custom JS metabox plugin do not work well with the Gutenberg block editor. The great news is that we patched both plugins today and they should be working correctly with Gutenberg now. If you have any questions, please let our team […]

WordPress 5.6.2

UBC CMS has been updated to WordPress version 5.6.2.