UT Drupal Kit 2.16 Release

ITS is happy to announce the immediate availability of UT Drupal Kit 2.16, the latest maintenance release for our University distribution of the Drupal web content management system.

The 2.16 release includes multiple updates to Drupal core, one contrib module update, and a minor accessibility improvement in the Social Sharing custom module.

DRUPAL CORE UPDATES

The 2.16 release incorporates three versions of Drupal core that have been released since the last UTDK release in December 2018.

Version 7.62 was a security-only release, followed on the same day by version 7.63 to fix a regression introduced in that release. Version 7.64 is a maintenance release that did not introduce any major or compatibility-breaking changes.

For complete details about these core updates, please review the release notes:

CONTRIB UPDATES

The 2.16 release includes updates to the following contrib modules:

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that in the utexas_social_sharing module that triggered a minor accessibility violation in WorldSpace under WCAG 2.0 AA rules

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 next planned release for 2019 is UT Drupal Kit 7.x-2.17, due on April 9, 2019.

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