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WordPress 5.8.2

UBC CMS has been updated to WordPress version 5.8.2.

Complete: UBC CMS is now HTTPS everywhere

As of 07:50am this morning (Sat 30th October), and with the help of the folks at UBC IT’s Cybersecurity, and UBC IT’s Systems teams, all existing sites on UBC CMS are running on HTTPS. This is the end of a long project that has involved a non-unsubstantial amount of work from most faculties and departments. […]

Reminder: CMS moving to HTTPS everywhere this weekend

Complete: https://cms.ubc.ca/2021/10/30/complete-ubc-cms-is-now-https-everywhere/

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

Complete: https://cms.ubc.ca/2021/10/30/complete-ubc-cms-is-now-https-everywhere/

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.