Visual regression testing (VRT) for your WordPress or Drupal site.

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Autopilot is part of Pantheon's New Dashboard experience. Pantheon Autopilot automatically detects, performs, and deploys updates for WordPress and Drupal. Autopilot also features automated virtual regression testing (VRT) to ensure that your site's user experience (UX) is consistent while securing your site and implementing new features.

What Autopilot Does

Pantheon's Autopilot:

  • Automatically detects when new updates are available
  • Performs the updates in an isolated Multidev environment
  • Tests the updates with automated visual regression testing (VRT)
  • Optionally deploys the updates

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Get Autopilot

Autopilot is available for the following accounts:

  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Diamond
  • Agency partners

Check out our pricing page and contact Sales to discuss which plan is best for your needs.

Who is Autopilot For?

Autopilot is for you if you build or maintain WordPress and Drupal sites.

Site upkeep can be tedious with constant monitoring, building, maintaining websites, and working cross-functionally to deliver digital experiences for customers. Autopilot relieves you of the continual maintenance work it takes to keep sites updated.

Autopilot requires Multidev, and is available to Pantheon Gold Accounts or higher.

Autopilot is enabled for Pantheon sites at the organization level.

Autopilot Requirements

Autopilot requires the following:

  • A Gold, Platinum, or Diamond account
  • Multidev
  • A compatible version of Drush (if you are not using Integrated Composer)
  • A supported framework:
    • Drupal with Integrated Composer
    • Drupal 8 with Integrated Composer or Drush 8
    • WordPress (note that WordPress Multisite (wordpress_network) is not currently supported)

Autopilot Site Compatibility

Your site must be on Pantheon and meet the criteria below to be eligible for Autopilot.

Do You Use Build Tools?DrupalWordPress
Yes = not compatibleDrupal 8 (with Integrated Composer or Drush 8) = compatibleAny version without WordPress Multisite = compatible
No = compatibleDrupal (with Integrated Composer) = compatibleAny version with WordPress Multisite = not compatible

Autopilot For Agencies

Agency users can navigate to the Agency Workspace to see sites that have been granted agency access. The Agency Workspace also shows client sites for which the agency is a supporting or owning organization.

Agency users can only access Autopilot through the Agency Workspace.

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