MODX Revolution 2.8.7 Released

This release of Revo 2.8.x improves PHP compatibility, fixes image previews and much more.

By Jay Gilmore  |  April 9, 2024  |  2 min read
MODX Revolution 2.8.7 Released

On April 9, 2024, we released MODX Revolution 2.8.7. This patch release of Revo 2, addresses PHP compatibility—especially with image previews across PHP 7.4 and 8.x. In addition to the PHP-related updates, a few other good old fashioned bugs were purged. The end result is a lot smaller error log and a much improved UX that content editors can enjoy.

If your site is running the 2.x version of of MODX Revolution, this should be considered an absolute must-upgrade release—especially to ensure your site remains compatible with recent PHP releases.

Changes in Revolution 2.8.7

  • Update xPDO to 2.8.6-pl
  • Fix issue working with non-standard ports (#16455)
  • Trim context setting keys on creation (#16498)
  • Fix Element handling from within Categories tree (#16493)
  • Add guard-clause to clearDirty method (#16467)
  • Update Template Build Process (#16540)
  • Fix default value for modManagerLog.occurred column (#16527)
  • Fix sanity check in resource/create controller (#16477)
  • Update phpThumb to v1.7.22-202312071641 (#16506)
  • Avoid deprecation warning during setup for PHP 8.2 (#16482)
  • Fix Trash Manager infinite loading error (#16415)
  • Pin Installer entry to top of Extras menu (#14482)

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, get help from the MODX team. We can advise you of your options.

Do I Need to Upgrade to Revo 2.8.7?

You should upgrade to 2.8.7 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 2.8.7

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 2.8.7 as the version to install when creating or upgrading your Cloud.

Download Revolution 2.8.7 or Create a Revo 2.8.7 Cloud