Pantheon Changelog

July 2020

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Platform Improvements

Multidev and COVID Response Site Offers

Pantheon’s Multidev and COVID Response site offers have been extended to Sept 1, 2020.

Terminus 2.4.0

Terminus 2.4.0 has been released. See the release notes for more information.

Drupal 9.0

Drupal 9 was released last month on Pantheon Co-Founder Matthew Cheney wrote on our blog about the significance of this release for the Drupal community.

Localdev 0.10.1

Localdev 0.10.1 has been released, including a bug fix for Terminus authentication. For more information, see the Localdev documentation.

Drupal 8.9.1, 8.8.8, and 7.72

Drupal 8.9.1, Drupal 8.8.8, and Drupal 7.72 are now available on the Pantheon platform. These are security releases; all sites are urged to update as soon as possible. Detailed information on applying and debugging core updates can be found in the Core Updates documentation. For more information, see the Drupal 8.9.1, Drupal 8.8.8, and Drupal 7.72 release notes.

WordPress 5.4.2

WordPress 5.4.2 is now available on the Pantheon platform. As part of this release, Pantheon also rolled out a configuration change to block xmlrpc by default. If your site uses xmlrpc, re-enable it before deploying this release to production.

Traffic Metrics

Although it places load on the platform, Pantheon now excludes traffic from Petalbot, which would otherwise count towards your website's total traffic.


Traffic Overages and the Site Plan

Offers a concise reference for understanding site traffic and site plans.

Metrics in the Site Dashboard


Traffic Limits and Overages

Updates to both of these docs help clarify what Pantheon counts as site visits and pages served, and make Pantheon’s policies regarding overages more transparent.

Inclusive Language

As part of our commitment to more inclusive language, Pantheon recently switched to using blocklist/allowlist, and has renamed its default Git branch to main.

Learn more about inclusive language at Google’s Writing inclusive documentation guide.