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03/24/2017 at 7:29 pm #417082JimParticipant
After updating I only see the first entry displayed in my connections members database.
“See All” lists all entries and each is accessible but the associated picture is not displayed. If I select all entries beginning with S, for example, I only see the first name in the list with picture.03/24/2017 at 7:45 pm #417083JimParticipant
FOLLOW UP… The default template appears to be the problem. Selecting a different template displays the db contents as before the update was applied. Because it is a different template not all of the information is available for display however.03/27/2017 at 1:11 pm #417338
The cause was likely the update to Connections which I released on Friday for a few hours.
Part of the issue is the server is very likely running a very old and unsupported version (for years). I recommend to update your site to run a more recent version of PHP. WordPress recommends version 7.0 due to it being much faster and far more resource efficient. I recommend at least version 5.6 (which is actually going to be unsupported soon if I remember correctly).
I did rollback the update after only a few hours so you must have been one of the few hundred who updated when this issue came to light…
You should be able to delete the
../wp-content/plugins/connections/folder via FTP. The will let you back in you admin. Now you can reinstall Connections as you normally would. You data is completely safe and will not be deleted by deleting the plugin folder.
I will be releasing a revised update today which will make it work again on the very old version of PHP. It’s a very minor change but necessary for that old version. So you could also wait and install the new update if you wish.
My do apologize for the trouble this has caused you!03/28/2017 at 12:31 pm #417617
It seems wp.org is in the middle of a major update. I can only guess this is the cause of the incorrect updated (an old one from Friday) is being pushed as the most current update … it is not, yesterdays is. Even the download link on the Connections wp.org plugins page is downloading an even older version.
I did push out 8.6.1 for the latest update which I believe will fix the issue you all are experiencing but the best I can tell wp.org has not yet acknowledged the new version.
Here is a direct download link for 8.6.1, please try installing this version:03/28/2017 at 3:42 pm #417675
The latest 8.6.1 update seems to resolve the two issues that were encountered with this update. Wp.org seems to sending the correct version now and the correct version is available for download on the wp.org page for Connections. So it seems they worked out their update issues as well.
Again, apologies for the trouble this has caused you!
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