UT Drupal Kit 2.20 Release

ITS is happy to announce the immediate availability of UT Drupal Kit 2.20.0, the latest maintenance release for our University distribution of the Drupal web content management system. This release includes a Drupal core update, several contrib module updates, and a bugfix for print behavior of tables. Additionally, the Media Vimeo module is now enabled by default.

DRUPAL CORE UPDATE

The 2.20 release incorporates the most recent release of Drupal Core, bringing it up to the latest version (7.68).

CONTRIB UPDATES

The 2.20 release includes updates to the following contrib modules:

BUG FIX FOR RESPONSIVE TABLES

The UTexas Tablesaw Filter, which is responsible for dynamically generating responsive table displays via the Filament Group’s Tablesaw Library, was converting tables to a responsive display when webpages were being printed. To fix this issue, Tablesaw responsive behavior is now excluded from print stylesheets so that tables will print using the default “desktop” styling.

MEDIA VIMEO ENABLED BY DEFAULT

The Media Vimeo contrib module has been included with the UT Drupal Kit since the initial 2.0 release, but was not enabled by default. The 2.20 release includes an update hook to enable the Media Vimeo module on existing sites, and it will also be enabled by default on all new installations.

This module allows video sources from the Vimeo streaming service to be used in Media Library objects. This functionality was already provided for YouTube by the Media YouTube module.

HOW TO UPDATE THE UT DRUPAL KIT

Complete instructions and download links for updating a UT Drupal Kit site are available on the documentation wiki. Pantheon site dashboards that use the UT Drupal Kit distribution should see the upstream updates available now; see the Pantheon documentation for more information on applying upstream updates.

Please review the changelog thoroughly, and always make backups of your code, files, and database before proceeding with an update!

NEXT RELEASES

The UT Drupal Kit is released on a bi-monthly maintenance release schedule, with releases targeted for the second Tuesday of the month. The first planned release for 2020 is UT Drupal Kit 7.x-2.21, due on February 11, 2020.

If you have questions or concerns about the UT Drupal Kit, please feel free to email us at drupal-kit-support@utlists.utexas.edu.

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