Revolution 2.8.5 Out Now

MODX continues supporting the battle-proven 2.8.x codebase with a new release today.

By Jay Gilmore  |  March 7, 2023  |  2 min read
Revolution 2.8.5 Out Now

Today we released the 5th patch of MODX Revolution 2.8. Revolution 2.8.5 updates phpThumb, adds support to display WebP images in the Media Browser, and various minor bug fixes. All users of 2.8.4 and earlier should upgrade to this release if you are not ready to upgrade to MODX Revolution 3.0 just yet.

Changes in Revolution 2.8.5?

  • Prioritize exact matches in search result (#16244)
  • Modify delete and undelete processors to respect syncsite setting (#16060)
  • Update xPDO to 2.8.5-pl
  • Don't pass param by reference in feed_start_element (#16325)
  • Remove create_function from moddashboardwidget (#16290)
  • Suppress PHP8 Smarty warnings (#16301)
  • Fix delete_static_resource permission (#16315)
  • Pass correct type to setlocale to prevent PHP 8 fatal error (#16312)
  • Update phpThumb v1.7.19-202210110924 (#16310)
  • Add support for WebP images in the Media Browser (#16257)
  • Only show deleted resources in the trash manager if filtered (#16228)
  • Fix the inability to drag/drop files and folders in the tree (#16202)
  • Persist non-standard ports in site URL (#16201)

Need Help Upgrading?

If you’re not sure how to upgrade but would like to get your site onto the latest version of MODX Revolution, check out the MODX Garage and Speed Shop to contact the MODX team for expert assistance. We can advise you of your options.

Do I Need to Upgrade to Revo 2.8.5?

You should upgrade to 2.8.5 if you plan to stick with our older codebase until you are ready to move to Revolution 3. We will continue to support Revolution 2.8.x for some time, incorporating security and other critical fixes, just like we did in today's release.

Download MODX Revolution 2.8.5

If you want to start your next project or upgrade your site to our newest landmark release of MODX Revolution click the button below or, if in MODX Cloud, choose Revolution 2.8.5 as the version to install when creating or upgrading your Cloud.

Download Revolution 2.8.5 or Create a Revo 2.8.5 Cloud