re: Since the upgrade, my users are unable to add or edit their directory entry from inside their dashboard. Has this been removed for some reason? I hope not, it was a great option…
Which upgrade? If this in regards to Link, no, that option has not been removed. If I am on the right track… my first suggestion, make sure that the Link extension is activated on the PLugins admin page. The only other time I come across this is when the user accidently deactivated Link and didn’t realize it.
re: I decided to activate “Forms” (when members are logged in) until this gets resolved. The forms options does not appear anywhere on the page, even when I am logged in as the administrator.
I suspect this is because you need to turn on the action links. Take a look at the Link configuration docs, there are screenshots showng the options to enable.
re: As you are aware, there have been 2 WordPress upgrades recently.
Yep, these do not affect Connections or it extension and templates. They are all compatible.