Version 2.28 Release Notes - February 2023

Release Schedule

  • Scholar sites: Wednesday, February 15, 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
  • All other sites: Thursday, February 16, 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
  • Backup day*: Friday, February 17, 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

*The backup day is reserved in the event of a scheduling conflict or other issue with one of the prior release days.

All Changes


  • #2374: Updates to the automated accessibility checker:
    • New themes for the panel and tips.
    • Hidden headings are no longer added to the visualized page outline in the main panel, nor checked for heading order. This includes permanently hidden headings (via CSS) and temporarily hidden headings (inside accordions).

Billboard Slider

  • #882: Several styling improvements and fixes to the Billboard Slider Block. Slide content will now always be aligned center on mobile display sizes. The "Beta" label has been removed from block label. Styling of navigation arrows and the slide counter has been refreshed.


  • #2359: The Recording field on events has been updated to be labeled "Media". Previously, a single video from the media library could be selected. This change allows multiple videos, audio files, and image galleries to be selected.


  • #2350: Display improvements to the audio player for embedded audio media.


  • #2367: Fixed an issue where the "active" item jump link menus would sometimes not scroll back into visible position when manually scrolling back up the page.
  • #2373: Fixed a bug where the Split list into two columns checkbox was shown on certain content list blocks, even if the option was not applicable.


  • #2365: Adjusted the styling of Publication List Blocks for the Scholar theme to reduce some heading font sizes and padding.
  • #2370: Fixed an issue where some Citation Style Languages would output an extra period after the names of authors and editors.
  • #2385: Book Chapter reference types no longer require that the book's publisher be specified.
  • #2292: Fixed an issue where some configurations of Publication List Blocks would not render citations if their titles contained non-English characters.