February 20, 2018

CSD website update: January 4 @ 10 p.m.

There will be three updates to the CSD website’s platform code, scheduled to occur tonight, January 4 at apx. 10 p.m.

  • RISK: there is one high risk update, and two low risk updates
  • OUTAGE: minimal –this update should not impact your ability to work on the site, though if the WordPress core software update produces
    incongruities, we may push the site into maintenance mode. If this occurs, you will be able to edit content, but non-authenticated visitors will not see Web content; published services (emails, tweets, etc.) will not be impacted.
  • SERVICES(S): See details below
  • SCHEDULED: 01/04/2012 @ apx. 10 p.m. PT

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WordPress (HIGH RISK UPDATE)
We have version 3.3 installed. Update to 3.3.1.
This is the website’s core publishing and content management software.
Learn more about the changes in V3.3.1 at http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.3.1
Note: this update will be preceded by a full backup of the entire WordPress database and Web file structure

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Breadcrumb NavXT (LOW RISK UPDATE)
We have version 4.0.0 installed. Update to 4.0.1.
Adds a breadcrumb navigation showing the visitor’s path to their current location, allowing easy navigation back from their starting
point.

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Simple Local Avatars (LOW RISK UPDATE)
We have version 1.3 installed. Update to 1.3.1.
This is the service that enables you to add a photo of yourself to your user profile, which is then added to the footer of every post
that you add to the site. For those who publish news on the home page of the site, profile photos are also displayed just to the left of the post title.

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