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May 2022 Changelog

Platform Improvements

Drupal 9.3.12

Drupal 9.3.12 is available for production sites and includes backwards-compatible improvements. Drupal 9.3 was released in December 2021. For Drupal 9.3, PHP version 8.0 or higher is recommended; PHP 7.3 and higher remains supported. Drupal 9 sites on Pantheon use Integrated Composer, enabling one-click core updates through the Dashboard. To check for available updates, click Check Now from the site's Dashboard Dev tab.

Drupal 9.2.18

Drupal 9.2.18 is available and includes backwards-compatible improvements. This is a minor version of Drupal 9 and is available for use on production sites.

Documentation

MultiSite Governance for WordPress Site Networks - Multisite governance allows for increased efficiency for teams, by ensuring that roles and responsibilities are defined. For more information, refer to the documentation

Automate and Integrate your WebOps Workflow with Quicksilver - Hook into platform workflows to automate your Pantheon WebOps workflow and tell Pantheon which script you want to run. The platform will run the script automatically every time you or another team member triggers the corresponding workflow. You can use Terminus to install Quicksilver Composer scripts if you have a Composer-managed site. To learn more, refer to to the documentation.

April 2022 Changelog

Platform Improvements

Drupal 9.3.9

Drupal 9.3.9 is available for production sites and includes backwards-compatible improvements. Drupal 9.3 was released in December 2021. From Drupal 9.3, PHP version 8.0 or higher is recommended; PHP 7.3 and higher remains supported. Drupal 9 sites on Pantheon use Integrated Composer, enabling one-click core updates through the Dashboard. To check for available updates, click Check Now from the site Dashboard Dev tab.

Drupal 9.2.16

Drupal 9.2.16 is available and includes backwards-compatible improvements. This is a minor version of Drupal 9 and is available for use on production sites.

Documentation

Cron for WordPress - Pantheon Cron now runs WP-Cron as an hourly task or on demand using WP-CLI with Terminus. Using the WP-CLI to run cron jobs on WordPress sites improves overall site performance and reduces the processing overhead for scheduling requests. To learn more about Pantheon Cron, refer to our documentation.

Edge Integrations - Pantheon leverages integration between the CMS and our Global CDN with Edge Computing capabilities to deliver the right content to the right audience directly, and with fewer moving parts. Edge Integrations is a Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows users to personalize WordPress and Drupal on the Pantheon platform. For more information on Edge Integrations, refer to our documentation.

March 2022 Changelog

Platform Improvements

Drupal 9.3.6

Drupal 9.3.6 is available for production sites and includes backwards-compatible improvements. Drupal 9.3 was released in December 2021. From Drupal 9.3, PHP version 8.0 or higher is recommended; PHP 7.3 and higher remains supported. Drupal 9 sites on Pantheon use Integrated Composer, enabling one-click core updates through the Dashboard. To check for available updates, click Check Now from the site Dashboard Dev tab.

Drupal 9.2.13

Drupal 9.2.13 is available and includes backwards-compatible improvements. This is a minor version (feature release) of Drupal 9 and is available for use on production sites.

WordPress 5.9.1

WordPress 5.9.1 is a maintenance release that is currently available on the Pantheon platform. This maintenance release features 82 bug fixes on both Core and the Block editor. Detailed information on applying and debugging core updates can be found in the Core Updates documentation.

Documentation

Convert an Empty Upstream Drupal Site to a Composer Managed Site - Convert an empty upstream Drupal 9 site to use Composer to manage deployments and dependencies. You can then switch from empty to the new Integrated Composer drupal-recommended upstream while remaining on Drupal 9. To convert, ensure your site has the Pantheon empty repository in its upstream. For more information, refer to our documentation.

Managing Drush Versions on Pantheon - Pantheon currently supports Drush versions 8, 10, and 11. For sites that are managed by Composer, a site-local installation of Drush is recommended. To learn about Pantheon's default Drush version, compatibility, requirements, and how to implement site-local usage, refer to our documentation.

February 2022 Changelog

Platform Improvements

Drupal 9.3.3

Drupal 9.3.3 is available for production sites and includes backwards-compatible improvements. Drupal 9.3 was released in December 2021. From Drupal 9.3, PHP version 8.0 or higher is recommended; PHP 7.3 and higher remains supported. Drupal 9 sites on Pantheon use Integrated Composer, enabling one-click core updates through the Dashboard. To check for available updates, click Check Now from the site Dashboard Dev tab.

Drupal 9.2.11

Drupal 9.2.11 is available and includes backwards-compatible improvements. This is a minor version (feature release) of Drupal 9 and is available for use on production sites.

WordPress 5.9

WordPress 5.9 is available for production sites and includes full site editing and the first default block theme. WordPress 5.9 comes installed with the Twenty Twenty-Two theme.

New and Updated Features

Email Preferences in the New Dashboard

You can now customize the marketing communication you receive from Pantheon in the New Dashboard. From the New Dashboard, click the gravatar to access Personal Settings. Click Notifications and Manage Preferences under Emails from Pantheon, to update your email preferences.

Documentation

Support Guide - Support details for Pantheon products and features are now available in a structured and detailed guide. You can learn about Pantheon’s Scope of Support, ways to contact Support, our Early Access program, and more. Refer to the documentation for more information.

January 2022 Changelog

Platform Improvements

Terminus

Terminus 3.0 is now available. Use Terminus to perform any task you might do in the Pantheon Dashboard, including actions via Drush and WP-CLI. In addition, patch releases for Terminus 3 and Terminus 2 have also been released.

New and Updated Features

Drupal 9

Drupal 9 is in General Availability! It is available on Pantheon to all new sites, and is available as an upgrade path from Drupal 8 with Integrated Composer. For more information, refer to the documentation.

Legacy Edge Shutdown Update

As part of our end-of-life plan to retire the Legacy Edge, CNAMEs edge.live.getpantheon.com and styx-01.pantheon.io now point to Global CDN.  This change allows for the transition of sites to Global CDN with minimal interruption. Permanent shutdown happens on February 1, 2022.

New and Improved Workspace Switcher

The usability of Workspace Switcher in the New Dashboard has been improved. The switcher in the Primary Global Navigation is now optimized for large accounts and will allow users to search for a Workspace directly in the New Dashboard. You can view up to 10 Workspaces connected to your account, from the list in the Primary Global Navigation.

One-Click Database and PHP Upgrades

Customers can now upgrade their site database and PHP by using the One-Click Upstream Update feature in the Site Dashboard or the command Terminus upstream:updates:apply. Pantheon makes it simple to keep your site database secure and performant. Sites using Custom Upstreams can easily upgrade to supported database versions by configuring the site's pantheon.yml.

Documentation

Convert a Custom Upstream to Integrated Composer - Learn how to convert a non-Composer-managed Drupal 8 site to Integrated Composer while on Drupal 8. The process is similar to the Upgrade Pantheon Drupal 8 Sites to Drupal 9 With Integrated Composer guide, except that you will stay on Drupal 8 with some special considerations for Custom Upstreams, and can defer the Drupal 9 upgrade to later. Refer to the documentation for more information.

December 2021 Changelog

Platform Improvements

Drupal 9.2.8

Drupal 9.2.8 is now available for production sites. Drupal 9 sites on Pantheon use Integrated Composer, enabling one-click core updates through the Dashboard. To check for available updates, click Check Now from the Site Dashboard Dev tab.

Drupal 9.2.x will receive security coverage until June 15, 2022. Sites on 9.1.x or earlier should update to Drupal 9.1.13.

Drupal 8.9.20

Drupal 8.9.20 is now available on the Pantheon platform. Detailed information on applying and debugging core updates can be found in the Core Updates documentation. Customers still using Drupal 8 on the Pantheon platform are strongly encouraged to upgrade to Drupal 9. Refer to the upgrade documentation for more information.

WordPress 5.8.2

WordPress 5.8.2 is available on the Pantheon platform. Detailed information on applying and debugging core updates can be found in the Core Updates documentation. This security and maintenance release features two bug fixes in addition to one security fix. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.2 have also been updated. This release fixes security vulnerabilities and users are urged to upgrade their sites immediately.

Documentation

Personal Workspace Billing - Billing for Personal Workspaces in the New Dashboard is now more accessible. Users can add and manage subscription plans, change billing frequency, view the billing history for each renewal, and update payment information, all in one place. For more information on Billing in Personal Workspaces, refer to the documentation.

Multidev Access - To accelerate development and streamline maintenance, customers with Gold, Platinum, or Diamond accounts now have Multidev access automatically extended to contractors and agencies. For more information, refer to the Multidev FAQ documentation.

Support in the New Dashboard - Unified Support is now available in the New Dashboard. The Support tab in the New Dashboard simplifies the user experience for getting support on the Pantheon platform and offers users ease of access to the various support channels. Additionally, Diamond and Platinum Account customers can now call Pantheon's premium technical support line directly for any technical issues, escalations, site, billing, or overages queries. For more information, refer to the Support documentation.