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April 2020 Pantheon Changelog

Pantheon Changelog

April 2020

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Pantheon’s operations are uninterrupted by COVID-19 and we continue to support all the sites that rely on our leading WebOps platform. See the Media section below for information on Pantheon’s response to COVID-19.

Platform Improvements

WP-CLI 2.4.0
WP-CLI has been upgraded from version 1.x to version 2.4.0 platform-wide. For more information, see the WP-CLI release notes.

New Relic Agent
The New Relic agent has been upgraded from version to version platform-wide. This upgrade fixes a potential segfault with PHP 7.3. For more information, see the New Relic Agent release notes.

Drupal 8.8.4
Drupal 8.8.4 is now available platform-wide. Detailed information on applying and debugging core updates can be found in the Core Updates documentation. For more information, see the Drupal 8.8.4 release notes.

Localdev 0.9.3
Localdev 0.9.3 has been released, including support for Docker Desktop, multidev environments, and more. For more information, see the Localdev documentation.


External Libraries for Drupal - Revised and updated instructions for multiple Drupal versions.

Quicksilver Platform Hooks - Expanded section on managing protected data.
Git FAQ - New section created on removing sub-modules from your code base.

Media & Blogs

To provide our customers, partners and the general public with a central resource to track our response to the developing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve launched Resources to Navigate COVID-19. The page includes announcements, resources, details on what we’re doing, and an offer to organizations on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic.

9 Tips for Giving Engaging Virtual Presentations

What you need to know about Advanced Global CDN

Community News

What’s Trending in the Forum?

Remote Work Tips and Music Recommendations
Custom Upstreams
New Continuous Integration (CI) & Automated Testing themed office hours!

Staying in got you feeling down? We’ve got a solution!

Join us as we chat virtual board games & binge-worthy TV shows! Topics are yours for the choosing—all you have to do is show up! Here’s how to join!

A Look Back at WebOps Wednesday AMAs

Last month we were joined by Birgit Pauli-Haack, Publisher of Gutenberg Times. Well known in the open source community for her unwavering commitment to WordPress, this Pantheon Hero is making big waves!

Have a question for Birgit? Ask away!

Interested in sharing your WebOps story? We would love to hear it! Shoot us an email at

Upcoming Training Opportunities - Learn from the best!**

Join a Pantheon expert every Thursday for 5 free, 45-minute workshops to learn more about the platform and highly useful integrations. We’ll learn about Pantheon’s development workflow, CLI, automation tools, and more. Register for all of our Live Workshops at

Need more help? You can ask our trainers anything in Pantheon Office Hours every Wednesday, or join us on Slack or the forum anytime in the Pantheon Community.

Want to learn the fundamental building blocks of the Drupal CMS? Join us for Getting Started with Drupal - a free 3-hour workshop we hold about once a quarter.

Upcoming Events

Important - Conferences are updating plans frequently in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; check the specific conference organizer’s site directly for the most updated information. Also see the WordPress community note on WordCamp travel and COVID-19.

CMSPhilly (virtual) - May 1
DrupalCon MN - postponed/TBD
WordCamp Kent, OH (virtual) - May 30-31
WordCamp Detroit - June 13
WordCamp Grand Rapids - June 27
DrupalCamp Asheville - July 10-12
DrupalCamp Hawaii - July 11
WordCamp Boston - July 18-19
DecoupledDays, NYC - July 22-23
Drupal GovCon - July 29-31
WordCamp US 2020 (St. Louis) - Oct 27-29