Update: Backlight 2.0.5

Our first update of the new year, Backlight 2.0.5, is now available, featuring numerous fixes, and quality of life improvements.

How-to: Installing Updates in Backlight 2

This update includes:

  • Updates Fancybox to version 3.5.6, refactors and improves parts of our implementation.
  • Adds Toggle Photo Selection button to View Photos page.
  • Adds support for a Maximum Number of Uploads setting, so that users can upload more than 100 images at a time.
  • Adds admin setting to automatically redirect from http to https.
  • Adds sample PHPlugins function for interacting with WP.
  • Adds check for minimum of upload_max_filesize and post_max_size for image uploads.
  • Adds checks in Metadata fetching to handle missing nodes and attributes.
  • Adds exclusion for wp- errors (such as Wordfence).
  • Changes Album title validation to allow titles starting with digits.
  • Changes failed login before locking count from 2 to 10.
  • Fixes Fancybox transition animations.
  • Fixes Fotomoto implementation for the HTML-based single-image presentation.
  • Fixes handling of empty language Display Title.
  • Fixes database cleanup of Publisher after migrating albums from CE4.
  • Fixes numerical sorting on number of Photos on List Albums page.
  • Fixes coding syntax that can cause issues on newer versions of PHP.
  • Encodes opening and closing braces in Publisher parameters.
  • Refactors .htaccess file, including fix to allow non-Backlight resource files to be loadable from the top of the site.
  • Removes Client Response Template setting from Client Response admin, moves search and client templates from Publisher to Personalisation.

3 thoughts on “Update: Backlight 2.0.5”

  1. “Adds sample PHPlugins function for interacting with WP”

    Where can I find that and how to implement the function scripts() {
    echo into WordPress phplugins?

    Best regards,

    1. Download the latest version of the Backlight 2 installer. You’ll find the file at backlight/custom/phplugins/phplugins-pangolin-sample.php.

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