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

  • Improvement
    Remove SmartCrawl from code when white labeling is enabled
  • Improvement
    Give the checkup email an improved design with only the information needed
  • Improvement
    Huge overhaul of the SEO Checkup recommendations with way more detail for boosting search ranking
  • Improvement
    Notification for when sitemap crawlers are taking longer than they should
  • Bug
    Update notification copy and links across plugin dashboard

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:

  • UI/UX
    Giving beehive her own dashboard overview page to improve workflow and speed
  • UI/UX
    We're giving all the Beehive pages and upgraded SUI
  • Improvement
    Run through elements and improve accessibility across all features

Superhero product team:

  • Improvement
    Working on speed! Defender will be just as secure and quicker than ever
  • Improvement
    Apply a local cache to make audit more reliable
  • Improvement
    Better access for support with limit override
  • Improvement
    Update recommendations copy, fix typos, and improve explanations making Defender easier to understand
  • Bug
    Fix Defender lagging the Beehive vendor lib file as suspicious... even though it is not
  • Bug
    Fixes for updating security keys, masked login, logs, and performance

Superhero product team:

  • Improvement
    Extend white labeling to recommendations
  • Improvement
    Make the browser caching default 1 year to follow Google's updated recommendation
  • Improvement
    Upgrade Woocommerce integration to allow pages with cookies to be cached
  • Upgrade
    Beaver Builder integration
  • Upgrade
    Choose to exclude specific files from being served by the CDN

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    White label WPMU DEV plugin names from the dashboard plugin
  • Improvement
    Expand white label capabilities to WPMU DEV plugin copy
  • Improvement
    Install/update plugin translations at the push of a button

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    You're the mommy/daddy of your website! So you control the permissions! Restrict access to certain pages and prevent actions from being executed if a user doesn't have the appropriate role
  • Feature
    Want a particular pop-up, slide-in, or opt-in to only show on a particular day or between certain hours? No prob, bob! Now you can schedule the beginning and end of your "Hustle creations"
  • Improvement
    We're adding new display rules for "WP Condition" and "User Browser"

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Support for background images
  • Improvement
    Better Smush integration for Social Media and Share plugin, WPBakery, Divi, Offload S3 and Events Schedule WP
  • Bug
    Fix CDN, WebP and image resizing issues
  • Bug
    Lazy loading fix for placeholders and Gravatar images

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Templates for your Coming Soon and Maintenance Mode pages... Think of all the time you'll save
  • Improvement
    Logs for emails when SMTP is active
  • Upgrade
    Options to remove or change the "Proudly powered by WordPress" message from the dashboard footer
  • Bug
    Fixes for SMTP loader animation, Maintenance Mode styles and site status PHP notice

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Ability to create your own login and registration pages with custom fields
  • Improvement
    Quiz user interface upgrades
  • Improvement
    Change how stylesheets load for custom quiz styles
  • Improvement
    Add 'unselect all' option to file uploader
  • Improvement
    Set upload limits in kilobytes
  • Bug
    Various style and performance fixes for a better overall experience

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
    Incremental backups! Smoother more frequent backups on the parts that need it
  • UI/UX
    Completely overhauled and updated interface

Superhero product team:

  • Feature
    Built-in WAF for all WPMU DEV hosted sites (Early 2020)
  • Feature
    Bulk pricing discounts and improved reseller packaging (Early 2020)
  • Feature
    DNS hosting option to simplify domain management
  • Feature
    More control with self-service custom SSL certificate management

Superhero product team:

  • UI/UX
    Give it a Superhero Makeover...exciting!

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

Defender Pro

WordPress Plugins

16 January 2020
Version 2.2.4
  • Fix: Security tweaks self ping cause performance issues.

Smush Pro

WordPress Plugins

15 January 2020
Version 3.4.2
  • Enhance: Security
  • Fix: Fatal error on WordPress 4.x
  • Fix: Compatibility issue with ReCaptcha and lazy loading

Forminator Pro

WordPress Plugins

9 January 2020
Version 1.11.1
  • Fix: PayPal throwing the 0 amount error when variable amount option is used.
  • Fix: Visitors able to change the form fields data while making the inline credit/debit card payment with the PayPal field.

Hummingbird Pro

WordPress Plugins

7 January 2020
Version 2.3
  • New: Uptime and performance report layout
  • Enhance: Opcache support
  • Enhance: Page Caching preloading
  • Enhance: Accessibility in all modals
  • Fix: Cloudflare integration
  • Fix: Zend OPcache API is restricted warning
  • Fix: Smush configure link on Hummingbird dashboard page in multisite
  • Fix: Page Caching status on subsite dashboard pages
  • Fix: Page Caching not excluding pages by full URL
  • Fix: Page Caching purge when direct filesystem method is not available
  • Fix: Page Caching not removing PHP die function from cached files
  • Fix: Page Caching log link
  • Fix: Performance test reports notice text
  • Fix: Undefined index HTTP_REFERER notice
  • Fix: Asset Optimization tour modal based on the selected mode

WPMU DEV Dashboard

WordPress Plugins

2 January 2020
Version 4.7.5
  • Enhance: Update messages for new membership plans when site limit is reached
  • Fix: Typo in text description on the Dashboard > Resources widget
  • Fix: Snapshot not being able to fetch `site_id`

Shipper Pro

WordPress Plugins

23 December 2019
Version 1.1.2
  • Fix: Installer.php doesn't work properly on some hosts because of missing the function mysqli_fetch_all

Hustle Pro

WordPress Plugins

17 December 2019
Version 4.0.4
  • Allow saving and using custom palettes
  • Add a setting for removing the module's main styles
  • Include reCAPTCHA v3
  • Include reCAPTCHA v2 Invisible
  • Add setting for handling the visibility after CTA conversion
  • Allow changing the field's error messages
  • Add a "hidden" field type for forms
  • Add setting for enabling or disabling validation for URL fields
  • Allow selecting which metas will be included during module import
  • Differentiate CTA conversions from form submission conversions
  • Support Sendgrid's new Marketing Campaigns
  • Pass GDPR checkbox data to integrations
  • Display more than 10 tags in Mailchimp
  • Improve Sendgrid's custom fields compatibility
  • Adjust textdomain for Pro version
  • Improve compatibility with Forminator
  • Prevent modules from being saved without any active integration
  • Include the global integration's name in the module's integrations settings
  • Fix bulk delete not working properly in Email lists
  • Prevent saving a module when there are errors with the selected settings
  • Fix popups not showing for Administrator role
  • Improve minor UI and UX details
  • Add pagination at the top and bottom of the modules' listing pages
  • Fix current page in modules lists pagination not being highlighted
  • Pause videos when the module is closed on preview
  • Make datepicker's strings translatable
  • Remove the integrations' data from tables when disconnecting the global instance
  • Update Hustle's links in the plugins page
  • Fix WhatsApp icon not working properly in mobile
  • Fix Slide-in not positioned correctly when using a custom size

Beehive Pro

WordPress Plugins

17 December 2019
Version 3.2.3
  • Improve: Use Select2 for Google Analytics view selector.
  • Fix: WP 5.3.1 breaks statistics when an array is passed to wp_kses_post.

Branda Pro

WordPress Plugins

9 December 2019
Version 3.3
  • Add: Fully customize the admin menu based on user role
  • Add: Ability to redirect to external sites after log out
  • Add: Email subject variable now available in HTML email templates
  • Add: Slightly changed plugin name and added helpful contextual links on the WP plugins page
  • Add: Access to Branda settings granted to all admin users
  • Fix: Reset button in login screen module doesn't work as expected
  • Fix: Comments Control module not disabling comments in some situations
  • Fix: Social accounts tab not showing new items
  • Fix: Widgets added on the main site of a Multisite also shown in network-level settings
  • Fix: Text Widget adds an extra backslash to links
  • Fix: Admin Area option in the admin bar menu takes users to the network admin
  • Fix: Conflict with Domain Mapping plugin
  • Fix: SMTP configuration notice hides header buttons
  • Fix: Some elements not visible in high contrast mode
  • Fix: Dashboard feeds not included in import
  • Fix: New documentation links on admin pages
  • Fix: Icons in dashicon selector overflowing their container
  • Fix: In Multisite, login screen module showing incorrect password after signup
  • Fix: Front End footer module causing Javascript error in some themes
  • Fix: Admin bar not visible on main network site
  • Fix: Text replacement module leads to issues in some instances
  • Fix: Branda interfering with new user creation
  • Fix: Minor PHP warnings and notices
  • Fix: Minor visual issues and copy changes

Recent Hosting / Hub Updates

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