Release 5.0.0-beta.1

This is a major feature BETA release. You MUST update your filters; several features have changed and will not work with older filters.

Premium Users: The v5 database schema is NOT compatible with v4; to revert to v4 you will need to restore your database from backup.

  • IPv6 support.
  • Akismet support. [Premium only]
  • Event hooks. [Premium only]
  • Cache IP lists for performance. [Premium only]
  • Check installed filters against previous versions (Site Health).
  • Move “Authentication attempt for unknown user” to wordpress-soft.conf.
  • Move “extra” Comment messages to wordpress-soft.conf.
  • Show date/time in local timezone (h/t @geniusmedia). [Premium only]
  • Update Freemius library.