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
    Hummingbird is getting support for Redis Cache
  • Feature
    The option to cache headers in Page Caching to improve security
  • Feature
    Speed up your blog with lazy loading for comments
  • Upgrade
    Improving integration with Oxygen builder
  • UI/UX
    Improvements for Uptime notifications in Hummingbird
  • Bug
    Copy improvements, remove depreciated errors, and various other patches

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Integration into the Hub 2.0... If you haven't seen it check it out!
  • Improvement
    Include image alt tags in keyword density report
  • Improvement
    Update recommendations copy for meta titles and descriptions to be more helpful
  • Upgrade
    Add a way to display your posts description & keywords on the Pages/Posts table list view
  • Bug
    Investigate and patch various styling and compatibility bugs

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Giving pro users the ability to accept e-signatures on forms!!!
  • Improvement
    Upgrade Forminator and Hubspot integration to show Hubspot custom fields in Forminator
  • Improvement
    Allow multiple file uploads
  • UI/UX
    The Free version getting screens for clearly noting free and pro features
  • UI/UX
    Various updates and fixes for both front and backend styling
  • Bug
    Fix compatibility with Elementor, IE 11, Stripe, and MailChimp
  • Bug
    Fixes for improving performance

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Add WooCommerce analytics support
  • Feature
    Add Sales & Revenue widget in Dashboard with sections for Sales Overview and Top Products
  • Improvement
    Hide and change dashboard settings based on user role
  • Bug
    Various style and copy fixes

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Adding more integrations for 2-factor authentication including Authy, 1Password, LastPass, and Microsoft Authenticator
  • Improvement
    The option to bulk resolve and ignore security tweaks for faster setup and management
  • Improvement
    The ability to manage all your email notifications from one place
  • Doc's
    Rewriting docs text and images to fit the latest features and UI
  • Bug
    Fix incorrect redirects when login masking is enabled
  • Bug
    Patch for cases where lockout emails are being sent even when they are disabled
  • Bug
    Various title, notification, and notice update and grammar fixes

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Non-CDN WebP support
  • Bug
    Fix WebP resizing for PNG images
  • Bug
    Several fixes for Lazy Loading
  • Bug
    Fix image Resize suggestions showing on the footer for PRO admin users
  • Bug
    Fix compatibility with Beaver Builder when using the Smush CDN
  • UI/UX
    We are implementing a bunch of small improvements across the interface

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Advanced Cookie options like the ability to display notices as a banner or pop-up and new options for accepting cookies
  • Improvement
    Ability to add author details to the "Author Archives" page
  • Improvement
    Upgrade drag and drop items between levels in the Custom Admin menu
  • Improvement
    Hide/Show metaboxes based on user roles

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Complete UI/UX Superhero overhaul!!! Matches the style guide of all WPMU DEV plugins
  • UI/UX
    New video thumbnails for all included video tutorials
  • Improvement
    New Videos page for managing and adding your custom videos

Superhero product team:

  • Upgrade
    Introducing pre-designed templates for Pop-ups, Slide-ins and Embeds
  • Improvement
    Optionally set different appearance settings for desktop and mobile
  • Improvement
    Option for defining a stacked / inline layout for opt-in form
  • Improvement
    Custom typography and text properties for text elements
  • Improvement
    Customize elements that previously required custom CSS e.g. Background image, custom units for resizing
  • Improvement
    Options for custom borders, spacing, and shadow for various elements

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Migrate a subsite from your Multisite network to a single WordPress site. Awesomeness.
  • Bug
    Cleaner and clearer migrations with UX updates, improved site sorting and removing unnecessary tables from migration

Superhero product team:

  • Improvement
    Continue upgrading integrations with Hub 2.0

Superhero product team:

  • Improvement
    Fully integrate Automate with Snapshot 4
  • Improvement
    Add Divi's cache folder in blocklist

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 re-evaluating all of our content and updating language for clarity
  • UI/UX
    We're taking control and simplicity seriously and bringing the incredible slick Crisp 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:

...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

Hustle Pro

WordPress Plugins

29 June 2020
Version 4.2.1
  • Add a visbility condition for Cookies
  • Add a widget for the modules' analytics in the WordPress Dashboard
  • Add "time delay" option for the AdBlock trigger
  • Add tag in the modules listing pages when tracking is disabled for the module
  • Fix incompatibility with WordPress versions previous to 5.0
  • Fix deleted default form fields show up again on page load
  • Fix using a relative path for including the autoloader file
  • Fix custom classes added to form fields not displaying in frontend
  • Fix reCAPTCHA custom error message not being displayed
  • Fix reCAPTCHA light and dark theme not updating as selected
  • Fix mobile offset values affecting desktop display for Social Sharing modules
  • Fix error in console when sharing a page using Pinterest
  • Fix missing check for performing bulk actions
  • Fix missing title and subtitle elements in the global "Palettes" settings
  • Fix AdBlock trigger not working as expected
  • Fix CSS changes not displaying in the preview unless the module is saved
  • Fix minor UI and UX issues
  • Improve the query for retrieving the site's posts for visibility conditions
  • Improve compatibility with Branda's Text Replacement tool
  • Update handling of Aweber's response on subscription

WPMU DEV Dashboard

WordPress Plugins

18 June 2020
Version 4.9.4
  • Fix: improve display of Snapshot versions

Snapshot Pro

WordPress Plugins

15 June 2020
Version 4
  • New: Incremental backups

Hummingbird Pro

WordPress Plugins

11 June 2020
Version 2.4.4
  • Enhance: Compatibility with new plans

Beehive Pro

WordPress Plugins

29 May 2020
Version 3.2.6
  • Fix: Blank page after the update.

Defender Pro

WordPress Plugins

18 May 2020
Version 2.3
  • Improvement: Change the description for X-Content-Type-Options security header
  • Fix: The WAF widget and WAF page will be hidden when white label activated
  • Fix: Include Subdomain option for Strict Transport security header
  • Fix: Cron for Audit logs
  • Other minor enhancements and fixes

Smush Pro

WordPress Plugins

6 May 2020
Version 3.6.3
  • Fix: CDN automatic resizing option causing issues with images

Branda Pro

WordPress Plugins

21 April 2020
Version 3.3.1
  • Add: To improve performance, autocomplete in permissions tab disabled on large networks
  • Add: Added useful links to the Branda row in the WordPress plugins table
  • Add: New dashboard widget and Branda Pro page in free version
  • Fix: Email Headers functionality not working properly
  • Fix: Raw Html tags displayed in admin area visual tab under certain conditions
  • Fix: PHP warnings in text replacement module
  • Fix: Custom users can't be added via email in plugin permissions
  • Fix: Branda conflicting with white label settings of other plugins
  • Fix: Admin Menu module messes up Hustle icon in WP menu
  • Fix: Fixed misspellings of the phrase "white label"
  • Fix: Conflict with Easy Digital Downloads
  • Fix: Branda Tracking code sometimes not added immediately after
  • Fix: Network settings link shown on main site when Branda is not active for network
  • Fix: Custom admin footer text not showing up in WPMU DEV plugins
  • Fix: Custom CSS not working for menu
  • Fix: Unable to delete Help Item in the Admin Area Module
  • Fix: Custom Admin Menu conflicts with WPMU DEV menu item when menu is collapsed
  • Fix: Copy changes and typo fixes
  • Fix: Login Screen customisations lost when updating Branda
  • Fix: Branda Signup Code not working with BuddyPress Registration

Snapshot Pro

WordPress Plugins

16 April 2020
Version 3.2.1.5
  • Fix: Backups not uploading and old backups deleting when Storage Limit = 0
  • Fix: Snapshot backups not including media files for sites hosted with FlyWheel

Recent Hosting / Hub Updates

HOSTING

Use templates to quickly spin up new sites, protect with the serverside Firewall, and save with Bulk discounts.

10 March 2020
Cloning, WAF, and Bulk Discounts
  • Feature : Clone WPMU DEV hosted site to a new location great for quickly spinning up new sites with a template
  • Feature : Bulk Discounts - The more sites you host with WPMU DEV, the more you save. Contact support if you have +20 sites for more information
  • Improvement : WAF (Web Application Firewall) WPMU DEV hosted sites have a serverside firewall for stopping hackers before they get to your site

HOSTING

WPMU DEV Hosting now supports "reply-to" email addresses in plugins like Forminator (and other form tools).

31 January 2020
Hosting Email “reply-to” Support
  • Improvement : Hosting email "reply-to" support.

HOSTING

Running latest stable version of PHP for all hosted sites.

1 January 2020
Hosting PHP Upgrade
  • Upgrade : PHP 7.4 available for all hosted sites

HUB

Hub 2.0 beta 1 is available to members for testing and feedback! Give it a try and learn more.

23 December 2019
Hub 2.0 Beta 1
  • Upgrade : Hub 2.0 button for switching between versions
  • UI/UX : View your websites in thumbnail or list view
  • UI/UX : Label and favourite your sites, then filter them by these labels (custom naming coming soon)
  • UI/UX : See which sites are hosted with WPMU DEV, and which aren’t
  • UI/UX : Customize the order sites are displayed in the Hub – the system will remember your selection (yusssss!)
  • UI/UX : Quickly view the service status of all your sites in list view, or when you hover over a site in thumbnail view
  • Improvement : Connect a new website
  • Improvement : Update all sites and plugins
  • Improvement : Update all plugins on selected sites
  • Improvement : pdate a combo of plugins and sites – you have full control now
  • Improvement : See a quick overview of all the systems running on your site and anything that needs attention
  • Improvement : Jump to WP Admin and be logged in automatically with a single click
  • Improvement : View and manage your Security, Performance & Uptime data
  • Improvement : Test new Hub and switch back to the Hub 1.0 at any time if something hasn’t been finished or isn’t built yet

HOSTING

This is the first entry to our changelog. Items were committed at different points this quarter.

1 November 2019
Hosting Commit
  • Improvement : Add support for custom 404 error etc pages
  • Upgrade : Email forwarding
  • Improvement : Choose if a domain is an addon or parked when and automatically adjust nginx rules
  • Improvement : Add a strong password check in the UI for SSH/SFTP accounts