WPMU DEV Product Roadmap

We’ve got HUGE plans! Take a look at all the cool new stuff our developers are working on.

Coming Soon

  • Feature
    The finalized (and of course) upgraded form builder design
  • Feature
    Field grouping
  • Improvement
    Make forms fully usable in preview mode
  • Bug
    All the little reported fixes from our first major release

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Time to give Ultimate Branding a Superhero makeover!!!
  • Feature
    Massive UI/UX upgrade…cause she’s got style
  • Feature
    3 new and Branda fresh login templates...because it's 2018 and it's time for some style
  • Feature
    Import Wizard is getting a power boost. Import just the settings you need from any specific module
  • Feature
    Organize modules according to the incredible WPMU DEV plugin style guide
  • Upgrade
    3 dashboard admin widgets to be managed in one module and rewritten from the ground up (super fly)
  • Improvement
    Documentation module with upgraded documentation

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Block users based on their geo location...block hackers anywhere in the world
  • Improvement
    We're transcoding our security emails to make the reports more readable to the common man...and less scary
  • Improvement
    New report for security tweaks
  • Improvement
    Make reports more like a helpful sidekick and less like a robot
  • Improvement
    Remove Defender's activation redirect to improve the bulk upgrade and installations flow in WordPress

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    All new WPMU DEV Smush CDN to deliver images at lighting speed
  • Feature
    Say goodbye to the image optimization warnings with image resizing
  • Feature
    WebP file optimization gives same quality images with smaller file sizes
  • Improvement
    Speed up the Smush Pro interface
  • Improvement
    Upgrade translation support
  • Improvement
    Display a reason images fail in a directory Smush (rare, but it happens)
  • Bug
    Make tooltips mobile friendly

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    How about free backups for everyone...Snapshot on WordPress.org. (It's like free beer but better!)
  • Feature
    We're bringing email notifications so you don't have to wait around for your backup to finish
  • Improvement
    Improve performance and reliability in shared hosting environments
  • Feature
    Configure and trigger managed backups from The Hub
  • Feature
    The ability to freeze time and space so you can get more done in one day

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    A bagillion service opt-in integrations like Ontraport, Zapier, Emma, FeedBlitz, Salesforce, Postmatic, Intercom.io, SendGrid, SparkPost, You name it and we want to do it!
  • Upgrade
    Take the Hustle Aweber integration to a new level with tags
  • Feature
    A button that lets you clear your email list
  • Feature
    Find love with Hustle matchmaking (after all, Hustle is an expert connecting people)

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Whitelisting by user role
  • Feature
    New security tweak that blocks the WordPress Rest API
  • Feature
    Automated Snapshot backup before changing database
  • Feature
    Geo based IP blocking
  • Feature
    Away mode to disable access to admin area everyday for a specified period of time
  • Feature
    Mask login area by changing the default /wp-admin and /wp-login
  • Feature
    CSV export of audit log events
  • Feature
    IP lockout rules
  • UI/UX
    Full-length film featuring Defender and his crime fighting adventures

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Be on the lookout for the Forminator calculator
  • Feature
    We're working on all your favorite mail integrations...starting with Mailchimp
  • Feature
    You're going to dig Forminator custom registration forms
  • Feature
    Also giving Multisite something special – say yes to user and site registration forms
  • Upgrade
    Not just forms!? We're exploring other markets for Forminator to enter...like cereal with little Fominator marshmallows (kids love forms)

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Talk about a complete time saver! Install plugins and themes right inside the Hub. You may never visit the WordPress dashboard again ;)
  • Improvement
    Put the full power of the Hub in the palm of your hand with the mighty mobile interface. It's Hub magic at your fingertips
  • Improvement
    Improved navigation and sorting...sounds boring but it drastically improves usability
  • UI/UX
    We're reevaluating all of our content and updating language for clarity
  • UI/UX
    Thumbnail site view for organizing all your sites! Gold if you manage a ton of sites from the Hub
  • UI/UX
    We're taking control and simplicity seriously and bringing the incredible slick Crispr styling all the way through the Hub
  • Upgrade
    We're improving the basic account management toolset too with clearer controls over account details
  • Upgrade
    How about an improved site summary view that highlights strengths and weaknesses at a glance? Yep, we thought so

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Can someone say gif support? Convert gif files to png
  • Feature
    WP CLI command to bulk smush
  • Feature
    Add and serve additional image sizes to please the Google PageSpeed gods
  • UI/UX
    Show image count in selected directory
  • UI/UX
    Improve stats so you can get a raise with your optimization skills
  • Upgrade
    Detect already Smushed images and ignore them in image check
  • Upgrade
    Convert the coffee grind and brew option into a full feature barista (Smush Pro Only)

Superhero product team:

  • Upgrade
    Give elements more supported file formats
  • UI/UX
    Overhaul the interface so everything is easier and better including new email design, slugs, shortcode interface, extensions, certificates design, settings interface, and a heap special little updates
  • Feature
    How about a new color picker for easier styling?
  • Improvement
    This update is a behemoth! Basically a code rewrite with 180+ improvements.

Superhero product team:

Top Secret (Shipper: The migration expert?! Ahoy, me hearty!)

  • Feature
    A full-site migration tool for moving your site anywhere your heart desires
  • Feature
    Reliable Multisite migration! Only a myth until now. Shipper will move individual sites or an entire network.
  • Feature
    Take your site where you will, whether moving servers or staging for development and testing
  • UI/UX
    All the rum you can drink and treasure you can fit on your servers

Superhero product team:

...and these are just the popular ones.

Is there a project you would like to see added to the roadmap? Let us know!

Recently Updated / Released

SmartCrawl Pro

WordPress Plugins

12 November 2018
Version 2.2.3
  • New: created new UI for Yoast and All In One SEO importers
  • New: new option to keep existing post meta intact during import
  • New: opengraph code optimizations and improvements
  • New: made automatic sitemap updates less resource intensive
  • New: made macros more extensible through new filters and actions
  • New: support for dynamic placeholders prefixed with 'ct_' 'ct_desc_' and 'cf_'
  • Fix: issues caused by shortcode execution (integration with Divi, Avada, WPBakery and Swift page builders)
  • Fix: performance issues due to frequent analysis reruns
  • Fix: minor conflict with Gutenberg
  • Fix: autolinking module modifying inline scripts
  • Fix: outdated meta title and meta description limits
  • Fix: metabox conflict on media edit page
  • Fix: saving menus taking too much time when analysis active
  • Fix: post featured image printed as og:image before more specific images
  • Fix: issues in Avada page builder integration
  • Fix: log file not being written correctly
  • Fix: issues caused by faulty packaging
  • Fix: metabox preview showing raw HTML tags
  • Fix: search engine update link unnecessarily shown on WP dashboard
  • Fix: misnamed translation file
  • Fix: missing trailing slash in sitemap home URL
  • Fix: dates shown in sitemap dashboard widget not translatable
  • Fix: sitemap creation error shows html tags
  • Fix: format of date printed through %%currentdate%% placeholder not changeable
  • Fix: miscellaneous typos and copy changes
  • Fix: twitter placeholders on category edit page not accurate
  • Fix: sitemap XSL stylesheet URL/path resolution issue
  • Fix: twitter fields displayed unnecessarily on term edit page
  • Fix: update plugin version constant to ensure cache busting
  • Fix: untruncated title and description shown in Google previews
  • Fix: typo in upsell modal
  • Fix: metabox preview showing divi shortcodes
  • Fix: issues caused by shortcode execution
  • Fix: sub-headings check should pass if even one of the sub-headings contains our focus keywords
  • Fix: twitter card preview not loading
  • Fix: static front page handled as single post page
  • Fix: static homepage does not show correct meta values in all scenarios
  • Fix: static homepage built with builders shows shortcodes in 'Title & Meta' settings
  • Fix: metabox preview showing WPBakery shortcodes
  • Fix: warnings in autoloader
  • Fix: importer support for yoast version 9
  • Fix: metabox preview showing raw placeholders

Ultimate Branding

WordPress Plugins

7 November 2018
Version 2.3
  • Added ability to copy settings for sections: "Logo", "Background" and "Social Media".
  • Added the ability to force a language on login/register form on "Custom Login Screen" module.
  • Added ability to hide "Privacy Policy" link on the login screen.
  • Added an option to allow opens the policy page in a new tab or window on "Cookie Notice" module.
  • Added new module "Document" which allows adding text at the beginning and at the end of an entry. It allows set defaults for the gallery shortcode.
  • Added new module "Signup code" which allows set passcode to create account or/and site.
  • Added new module "Tracking Codes" which allows adding some code to all pages.
  • Added new module "Tracking Codes" which allows adding some code to all pages.
  • Added a simple collection of modules usage statistics.
  • Added a simple collection of modules usage statistics.
  • Added "Till date" to "Admin Tips" module.
  • Decrease DB usage for favicon module - now sites info is getting only on config screen.
  • Fixed a problem with custom CSS characters entries.
  • Fixed a problem with removing multiple images.
  • Moved plugin data remove from deactivation to uninstallation hook.
  • Removed "Login CSS" module, now you can add custom CSS to "Login Screen" module.
  • Unified background options for modules: "Login Screen", "Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode", "DB Error Page" and "Site Status Pages"?.
  • Unified logo options for modules: "Login Screen", "Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode", "DB Error Page" and "Site Status Pages"?.
  • Use WP CodeMirror to CSS fields.

Forminator Pro

WordPress Plugins

29 October 2018
Version 1.5.4
  • Add: Title option in widget area
  • Add: Submissions filter
  • Add: IP retention for forms
  • Improvement: Scheduled Exports send submissions only when there are NEW entries
  • Update: Dashboard page UI
  • Update: Settings page UI
  • Update: Submissions page UI
  • Fix: Enable usage of form variables in email subject
  • Fix: Enable usage of variables in redirect field
  • Fix: Export CSV character encoding
  • Fix: Phone Filed - Standard validation, Country code not pre-filled on country selection
  • Fix: View Submission link from the gear icon doesn't work
  • Fix: Pantheon compatibility
  • Fix: Sender name and email address not working
  • Fix: Poll Chart text percentage not shown in the pie, and legend text was truncated
  • Fix: Gutenberg conflicts
  • Other minor enhancements/fixes

Custom Sidebars Pro

WordPress Plugins

25 October 2018
Version 3.2.2
  • Fixed an unclosed A tag.

Google Analytics +

WordPress Plugins

22 October 2018
Version 3.1.7.2
  • Fixed undefined index notice issue

Defender

WordPress Plugins

18 October 2018
Version 2.0.1
  • Fix: permanent ban on 404 lockouts now sends correct email.
  • Fix: IP lockout logs not showing correct results/order on different pages.
  • Fix: IP lockout logs showing wrong badge for 404 lockouts.
  • Fix: 2FA not working properly when using Sensei plugin.
  • Other minor enhancements and fixes.

Shipper

WordPress Plugins

18 October 2018
Version 0.1
  • Automatic deployment test - DO NOT use for anything else.

WP Smush Pro

WordPress Plugins

11 October 2018
Version 2.9.1
  • Fix: Errors during update from Free to Pro

Snapshot Pro

WordPress Plugins

3 October 2018
Version 3.1.9.2
  • Fix: WP Engine Hub-initiated managed backups
  • Fix: Backups Aren't Completing
  • Improvement: Remove activation redirection to plugin dashboard
  • Fix: Snapshot hosting issue
  • Fix: Automate re-enables scheduled backups
  • Fix: Cloud Storage Used becomes 0 after creating the backup
  • Fix: Error finalizing automatic backup in Managed Backups Log
  • Fix: Restore Full Log has some items that are not positioned properly
  • Fix: Big snapshot name breaks Dashboard
  • Improvement: Add Day header
  • Fix: Google Drive setup, blue button has no label
  • Fix: Resell links not working
  • Fix: Snapshot translation typos