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Whether you need your WordPress or Drupal site to meet data residency requirements or have a performance use case not solved by caching requests through Pantheon’s Global CDN, contract customers can now create sites in the European Union. Also see the blog announcement.
Pantheon’s new Disaster Recovery offering now supports Redis application cache. A standby Redis cache is provisioned in the site’s backup zone and ready for failover in the event of a data center outage. Also see documentation on Redis and Disaster Recovery best practices.
In January 2018, Pantheon announced migration of the Pantheon CMS Container Matrix to Google Cloud. Now, all site file storage, backup processing, and backup storage has moved from Amazon Web Services to Google Cloud. This change provides higher backup performance, higher reliability, and increased innovation ahead for all of Pantheon's customers.
PHP 7.3 is the new default for Drupal 8 and WordPress sites. Apply the 1-click update on the Pantheon site dashboard to upgrade. For more information see Faster WordPress & Drupal 8 sites with PHP 7.3 by Default.
Terminus 2.0.1 has been released with several improvements. For details see the Terminus 2.0.1 Changelog.
New Relic Agent has been upgraded platform-wide to 220.127.116.11. For details see New Relic release notes.
Pantheon has launched our new Community Forum! In addition to the ephemeral and fast-moving Slack channel, the new forum gives the community a place for long-form discussions, problem-solving, and engagement.
Moving forward, we’ll update you in this newsletter with the hottest topics and discussions happening in the community.
Pantheon has made WordPress 5.1.1, a security release, available on the platform. All users are encouraged to upgrade. For more information, see the WordPress 5.1.1 release announcement.
Andrew Taylor turned his Midwest PHP talk on Behat into a new guide on the installation and basic configuration of the automated testing tool.
This video series from Pantheon’s Developer Relations Team is a condensed version of their popular training sessions.
Terminus 2.0 is the first major release of Terminus in over two years. New features let you list and change site plan level, and progress bars help you track the progress of your jobs. With this release we've also announced an EOL schedule for older versions of Terminus.
Updated to PHP 7.2.15 platform-wide. For more information, see http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.15.
A fix has been deployed for WordPress Launch Check and the Pantheon site dashboard "Status" tab, which now accurately reports plugin vulnerabilities.
This doc covers the important changes from this major release, some of which are not backwards-compatible.
Early access information for the new EU Region.
New Relic has been upgraded platform-wide to version 18.104.22.168. For details see New Relic's APM PHP Agent 8.50.236 release notes. Also, see Pantheon's New Relic documentation for general info on using New Relic to monitor your site and identify opportunities to improve application performance.
Pantheon is happy to announce our new Disaster Recovery Service, designed for mission-critical websites that need to ensure business continuity during the unlikely event of a zone failure. See the Disaster Recovery doc below for more information.
Learn about our newest service.
Learn how to add a client to your Partner Agency to share special features and Preferred Pricing.
Learn how to override DNS settings with your local hosts file.
Pantheon announced our new Partner Program this month!
Multidev is no longer a site-specific feature. It’s now enabled organization-wide for select account types. For more information, see Who has access to Multidev?
This new page to the Terminus manual introduces readers to the concept of using Terminus in automated scripts to improve their workflow.