Our Roadmap - What's Coming Next

The Hub 2.0

New Hub Plugin Manager! + dark mode, and direct community access

  • Feature - New Hub Plugin Manager! Bulk install, activate, delete, update, configure and add WP plugins from one place
  • Feature - Dark-siders rejoice. Soon you'll be able to switch The Hub to dark mode!
  • UI/UX - We're bringing our community to you. Access community resources and helpful content straight from your Hub interface
  • UI/UX - New color adjustments to meet the AA accessibility color standard - make sure you're complying people!
  • Improvement - If you thought managing all your sites from one dash was already easy... we're taking it up a notch with an improved grid view layout, along with additional site label functionalities
  • Improvement - Site 'thumbnail view' improvement with service icon always visible (instead of on hover)
  • Improvement - Improved (and more automated) DNS setup UX for hosted sites
  • Improvement - Improved Backups icon logic for non hosted sites - We're introducing a yellow warning and a better sync between the Snapshot API and The Hub so we can pick up the failed schedules/manual backups and communicate this properly inside the Hub
  • Improvement - Updating the Hosting tab UI to match the rest of The Hub
  • Improvement - Various global UX improvements within Hosting DNS setup, preferences, and more
Coming soon
SmartCrawl 2.12

Configs! Save and Apply Your Ideal SmartCrawl Settings To Other Sites.

  • Feature - Global configs module! Allow users to save their ideal SmartCrawl configurations and apply to other sites.
  • Feature - Add Default, recommended SmartCrawl Configs for users to apply
End of July
Snapshot 4.3.5
  • Feature - Add comments to backups for reference
  • Improvement - Clear all exclusions at once
  • Improvement - Database level dynamics scaling
  • Improvement - Increase file list success rate by not including the md5 hash of each file
  • Improvement - Adding test connection button when editing already created 3pd
  • Improvement - Ability to re-authorize Google Drive
  • Improvement - Show a notification to a user when IPs are blocked
  • Bug - Add destination pop-up does not close on pressing ESC key
Beginning of August
Hummingbird 3.1.1
  • Feature - Group Hummingbird notifications/reports into one tab
  • Improvement - Improve page caching error messages UI/UX
  • Improvement - Activate Uptime by default on newly created sites on WPMU DEV Hosting
  • Improvement - Allow import/export Asset Optimization settings for subsites
  • Bug - Select Zone Modal shows up when doing the CF API Token connection in subsites with mapped domains
  • Bug - SSC prevents changes on subsite
  • UI/UX - Several copy and UI adjustments to make the plugin easier to use
End of August
Smush 3.9
  • Feature - Local WebP Support via WP CLI
  • Improvement - Local WebP setup wizard to help guide you through the process
  • Improvement - Ever had an issue where an image wasn't loading via the Smush CDN? We're adding a fallback to the local image in such cases so your image always loads for your visitors until you figure out the problem
  • Improvement - Ever wondered if you're about to hit your CDN bandwidth limit while you're in your WP Dashboard? We're adding notifications inside of Smush so you don't need to log into your WPMU DEV Account
  • Improvement - We're adding error messages to Directory Smush in case of the process failing so you know how to proceed
  • Improvement - Having Lazy Loading enabled on more than one plugin can create some conflicts. We're adding detection for the top lazy loading plugins out there to avoid issues
  • Bug - Local WebP server rules URL path getting truncated
  • Bug - WP Bakery not being recognized in Smush Integrations
  • Bug - Restoring images gets stuck for PNGs converted to JPEG
  • Bug - CDN doesn't get activated when applying a config
  • Bug - Onboarding Wizard doesn't show up after resetting plugin settings
  • Bug - Google recommends deferring background images (on mobile) when CDN is enabled
  • Bug - WebP fallback not working in Safari 13 for CDN and Local WebP
  • Bug - Smush CDN compatibility with Product gallery WooCommerce
  • UI/UX - Several copy and UI adjustments to make the plugin easier to use
End of August
Defender 2.5.6
  • Feature - reCAPTCHA for comments
  • Feature - Scheduled security keys regeneration
  • Feature - Force Password Reset & Pwned Password Check integration with Forminator: 404 Detection - Excluding CSS, JS and MAP files
  • Bug - Updating from 2.3.2 to 2.4.4 deactivates features.
  • Bug - Same reports are sent twice
  • Bug - Google reCAPTCHA v3 visible even when location is not selected
End of August
Dashboard 4.11.3
  • Feature - Exciting things on the way for our dear Dashboard... stay tuned!
End of August
Shipper 1.3
  • Improvement - Shipper is currently in maintenance mode. All your favorite features are getting better!
In the pipeline
Forminator 1.15
  • Feature - The one you've been waiting for... Collect recurring/subscription payments with PayPal and Stripe!
  • Improvement - Following on from the above - conditional payment support for PayPal
  • Improvement - And another one: The ability to use both Stripe and PayPal payment options on a single form. That way your visitors can choose which one they want to use
  • Improvement - Conditionally assign a user role on the Registration module. It's happening!
  • Improvement - Formatting options for Number, Currency, and Calculations fields. Because it's the little things that count ;)
  • Bug - From this release, date picker restrictions will support three date formats!
  • Bug - We're improving Forminator's CF7 importer and its compatibility with Flamingo so you can migrate your stored messages
In the pipeline
Beehive 3.4
  • Feature - Facebook Pixel support! Coming your way soon.
  • Feature - WooCommerce analytics are coming to Beehive. You'll soon be able to enable basic reports for your clients to display revenue reports, order statuses, top products and more. Hold tight!
In the pipeline
Branda 3.5
  • Feature - NEW Site Mode! - a complete makeover of the current Site Mode, allowing you to create templates and themes for your Coming Soon/Maintenance Mode pages (single site only, MS compatibility coming next release!)
In the Pipeline
Integrated Video Tutorials 1.8.8
  • Improvement - Expect some improvements that will make managing videos easier for admins
  • Improvement - Updating existing videos and adding more white label tutorials in line with reselling and new Hub Client features
In the pipeline

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Coming soon

The Hub 2.0
Coming soon

New Hub Plugin Manager! + dark mode, and direct community access

  • Feature
    New Hub Plugin Manager! Bulk install, activate, delete, update, configure and add WP plugins from one place
  • Feature
    Dark-siders rejoice. Soon you'll be able to switch The Hub to dark mode!
  • UI/UX
    We're bringing our community to you. Access community resources and helpful content straight from your Hub interface
  • UI/UX
    New color adjustments to meet the AA accessibility color standard - make sure you're complying people!
  • Improvement
    If you thought managing all your sites from one dash was already easy... we're taking it up a notch with an improved grid view layout, along with additional site label functionalities
  • Improvement
    Site 'thumbnail view' improvement with service icon always visible (instead of on hover)
  • Improvement
    Improved (and more automated) DNS setup UX for hosted sites
  • Improvement
    Improved Backups icon logic for non hosted sites - We're introducing a yellow warning and a better sync between the Snapshot API and The Hub so we can pick up the failed schedules/manual backups and communicate this properly inside the Hub
  • Improvement
    Updating the Hosting tab UI to match the rest of The Hub
  • Improvement
    Various global UX improvements within Hosting DNS setup, preferences, and more
  • Superhero product team:

The Hub Client
Coming soon

Automated Site Creation & Billing + Domains – Be Your Own GoDaddy!

  • Feature
    Automated site creation and client billing. Offer different hosting and feature plans, set the initial charge and subscription levels, and let your clients purchase a plan. Welcome to your new WordPress SaaS business!
  • Feature
    Domains - Offer your clients the opportunity to search for and purchase a domain, which will be automatically mapped to their new hosting and templates set up… yep, be your own GoDaddy!
  • Feature
    Full UI customization for a Hub completely your own
  • Improvement
    Further customize your clients experience with footer functionality and third-party code embeds
  • Superhero product team:

Hustle 4.4.5
End of July
  • Improvement
    Master Hustle's tools and settings with a new "tutorials" section
  • Improvement
    Trigger automated emails in Constant Contact on subscription
  • Improvement
    Improve the error handling of incorrect reCAPTCHAs
  • Bug
    Fix minor UI issues
  • Superhero product team:

SmartCrawl 2.12
End of July

Configs! Save and Apply Your Ideal SmartCrawl Settings To Other Sites.

  • Feature
    Global configs module! Allow users to save their ideal SmartCrawl configurations and apply to other sites.
  • Feature
    Add Default, recommended SmartCrawl Configs for users to apply
  • Superhero product team:

Snapshot 4.3.5
Beginning of August
  • Feature
    Add comments to backups for reference
  • Improvement
    Clear all exclusions at once
  • Improvement
    Database level dynamics scaling
  • Improvement
    Increase file list success rate by not including the md5 hash of each file
  • Improvement
    Adding test connection button when editing already created 3pd
  • Improvement
    Ability to re-authorize Google Drive
  • Improvement
    Show a notification to a user when IPs are blocked
  • Bug
    Add destination pop-up does not close on pressing ESC key
  • Superhero product team:

Hummingbird 3.1.1
End of August
  • Feature
    Group Hummingbird notifications/reports into one tab
  • Improvement
    Improve page caching error messages UI/UX
  • Improvement
    Activate Uptime by default on newly created sites on WPMU DEV Hosting
  • Improvement
    Allow import/export Asset Optimization settings for subsites
  • Bug
    Select Zone Modal shows up when doing the CF API Token connection in subsites with mapped domains
  • Bug
    SSC prevents changes on subsite
  • UI/UX
    Several copy and UI adjustments to make the plugin easier to use
  • Superhero product team:

Smush 3.9
End of August
  • Feature
    Local WebP Support via WP CLI
  • Improvement
    Local WebP setup wizard to help guide you through the process
  • Improvement
    Ever had an issue where an image wasn't loading via the Smush CDN? We're adding a fallback to the local image in such cases so your image always loads for your visitors until you figure out the problem
  • Improvement
    Ever wondered if you're about to hit your CDN bandwidth limit while you're in your WP Dashboard? We're adding notifications inside of Smush so you don't need to log into your WPMU DEV Account
  • Improvement
    We're adding error messages to Directory Smush in case of the process failing so you know how to proceed
  • Improvement
    Having Lazy Loading enabled on more than one plugin can create some conflicts. We're adding detection for the top lazy loading plugins out there to avoid issues
  • Bug
    Local WebP server rules URL path getting truncated
  • Bug
    WP Bakery not being recognized in Smush Integrations
  • Bug
    Restoring images gets stuck for PNGs converted to JPEG
  • Bug
    CDN doesn't get activated when applying a config
  • Bug
    Onboarding Wizard doesn't show up after resetting plugin settings
  • Bug
    Google recommends deferring background images (on mobile) when CDN is enabled
  • Bug
    WebP fallback not working in Safari 13 for CDN and Local WebP
  • Bug
    Smush CDN compatibility with Product gallery WooCommerce
  • UI/UX
    Several copy and UI adjustments to make the plugin easier to use
  • Superhero product team:

Defender 2.5.6
End of August
  • Feature
    reCAPTCHA for comments
  • Feature
    Scheduled security keys regeneration
  • Feature
    Force Password Reset & Pwned Password Check integration with Forminator: 404 Detection - Excluding CSS, JS and MAP files
  • Bug
    Updating from 2.3.2 to 2.4.4 deactivates features.
  • Bug
    Same reports are sent twice
  • Bug
    Google reCAPTCHA v3 visible even when location is not selected
  • Superhero product team:

Dashboard 4.11.3
End of August
  • Feature
    Exciting things on the way for our dear Dashboard... stay tuned!
  • Superhero product team:

Shipper 1.3
In the pipeline
  • Improvement
    Shipper is currently in maintenance mode. All your favorite features are getting better!
  • Superhero product team:

Forminator 1.15
In the pipeline
  • Feature
    The one you've been waiting for... Collect recurring/subscription payments with PayPal and Stripe!
  • Improvement
    Following on from the above - conditional payment support for PayPal
  • Improvement
    And another one: The ability to use both Stripe and PayPal payment options on a single form. That way your visitors can choose which one they want to use
  • Improvement
    Conditionally assign a user role on the Registration module. It's happening!
  • Improvement
    Formatting options for Number, Currency, and Calculations fields. Because it's the little things that count ;)
  • Bug
    From this release, date picker restrictions will support three date formats!
  • Bug
    We're improving Forminator's CF7 importer and its compatibility with Flamingo so you can migrate your stored messages
  • Superhero product team:

Beehive 3.4
In the pipeline
  • Feature
    Facebook Pixel support! Coming your way soon.
  • Feature
    WooCommerce analytics are coming to Beehive. You'll soon be able to enable basic reports for your clients to display revenue reports, order statuses, top products and more. Hold tight!
  • Superhero product team:

Branda 3.5
In the Pipeline
  • Feature
    NEW Site Mode! - a complete makeover of the current Site Mode, allowing you to create templates and themes for your Coming Soon/Maintenance Mode pages (single site only, MS compatibility coming next release!)
  • Superhero product team:

  • Improvement
    Expect some improvements that will make managing videos easier for admins
  • Improvement
    Updating existing videos and adding more white label tutorials in line with reselling and new Hub Client features
  • Superhero product team:

Recently Updated / Released

SmartCrawl Pro 2.12
27 July 2021
  • New
    SmartCrawl configs
  • Improvement
    Code improvements
  • Superhero product team:

Defender Pro 2.5.5
26 July 2021
  • New
    Pwned Passwords settings added to Configs
  • New
    "What's New" modal hidden on fresh installs
  • Enhance
    "Clear Temporary IP Block List" option added to Configs
  • Enhance
    Asset Optimization to increase loading speed in the backend
  • Enhance
    Malware scanning rules improvements
  • Enhance
    File scan not detecting code inside wp-config.php
  • Enhance
    Updated white label method from the WPMU DEV Dashboard
  • Enhance
    Updated footer text on Preset Configs page
  • Fix
    Forced Password Reset not applied if user of one subsite tries to login to another subsite
  • Fix
    Displayed number of actioned recommendations in incorrect
  • Fix
    Free Defender version sending Pro version notifications
  • Fix
    Callbacks to avoid slow log
  • Fix
    Browser console error when changing default admin username
  • Fix
    Fix list of auxiliary WP-CLI commands
  • Fix
    Language translation not updating on multisite
  • Fix
    2FA can be forced for user roles when inactive for that role
  • Fix
    Password reset doesn't work for Flywheel sites if Defender Pro is active
  • Fix
    Pwned Passwords security flaw
  • Fix
    Plugin updates via WPMU DEV Dashboard missing from Event Logs
  • Fix
    File scan reporting empty non-WP directories
  • Fix
    File scan missing files that start with a dot
  • Fix
    Defender sending mail reports to [email protected] instead of [email protected]
  • Fix
    2FA > Active Users > View users link should open in new tab
  • Fix
    Issues viewing Dashboard and Notifications pages on Mobile
  • Fix
    Console error on Mask Login page
  • Fix
    Change reCaptcha to reCAPTCHA
  • Superhero product team:

Smush Pro 3.8.8
22 July 2021
  • New
    Allow serving locally stored WebP images through the CDN
  • New
    Allow excluding WebP from the media types to lazy load
  • New
    Add a widget for handling configs to the Dashboard page
  • New
    WP CLI will now properly detect and convert images to WebP
  • Enhance
    Prevent uploading config files across plugins
  • Enhance
    Whitelabel support
  • Enhance
    Lazy load integration with Divi theme
  • Enhance
    Lazy load integration with GiveWP donation form
  • Enhance
    Redirect to module page after activating on the dashboard
  • Fix
    Local Webp says that the Amazon S3 integration is enabled although it's not
  • Fix
    Images not loading in embedded posts and pages when lazy load is enabled
  • Fix
    Replace WP_SMUSH_API_TIMEOUT by the correct constant WP_SMUSH_TIMEOUT in error messages
  • Fix
    Bulk Smush progress not starting from zero after a Smushing took place
  • Fix
    Images without Smush backups being included in the bulk-restore list
  • Fix
    Lazy load parsing issue with forums AJAX requests from BuddyBoss
  • Fix
    Disable CDN on WPMU DEV hosting staging sites
  • Fix
    Configs in the free version not syncing with the Hub
  • Superhero product team:

  • Fix
    Using special characters in checkbox, radio, or select field options throw a JS error.
  • Superhero product team:

Hummingbird Pro 3.1
20 July 2021
  • New
    Asset optimization preload option
  • New
    Asset optimization async option for external assets
  • New
    Add prefix to Redis cache via the WP_REDIS_SALT define (possible to store cache for multiple sites in a single database)
  • New
    DNS prefetch for asset optimization CDN
  • New
    Filter relevant audits in the performance test
  • New
    Connect to Cloudflare via API token
  • Enhance
    Allow setting crossorigin attribute for preconnect resources
  • Enhance
    Performance test score metrics weights (inline with latest Lighthouse changes)
  • Enhance
    Performance test tooltips
  • Enhance
    Make sure logging is active only when both WP_DEBUG and WP_DEBUG_LOG are set
  • Enhance
    Set the cache by device type option in Cloudflare APO for new installs
  • Enhance
    White labeling support
  • Enhance
    Processing of configs from other plugins
  • Fix
    Do not preconnect to Google fonts servers if no fonts are being optimized
  • Fix
    Broken purchase link in Cloudflare APO integration
  • Fix
    Page cache module not always showing on subsites
  • Fix
    Redis not connecting to external servers via hostname
  • Fix
    PHP warnings for undefined index original_size
  • Fix
    PHP warnings when doing performance scans from Dashboard
  • Fix
    PHP warnings array_filter() expects parameter 1 to be array
  • Fix
    Saving/applying settings via configs for Page Caching module on network installs
  • Superhero product team:

  • New
    Option to hide "What's new" model in Whitelabel settings.
  • Enhance
    Allow auto-updates to be disabled from WP plugins page.
  • Enhance
    Easier management of user permissions.
  • Enhance
    Allow limited HTML tags in Whitelabel footer text.
  • Enhance
    Whitelabel settings tabs.
  • Enhance
    Hub APIs.
  • Enhance
    PHP 8.0 support.
  • Fix
    Permissions reset during plugin activation.
  • Fix
    Empty search results notice always shown.
  • Fix
    Unable to remove original admin from permission settings.
  • Fix
    The site is being removed from Hub after the cron job.
  • Superhero product team:

Snapshot Pro 3.3.1
8 July 2021
  • Bug
    Backups to Google Drive not completing
  • Improvement
    Compatibility with WordPress' jQuery update
  • Improvement
    Ability to disable "Upgrade to Snapshot 4" notifications for 30 days
  • Superhero product team:

Snapshot Pro 4.3.4
5 July 2021
  • Feature
    Snapshot Tutorials
  • Bug
    Error when adding Google Drive destination
  • Bug
    Changing Google Drive Directory ID has no effect
  • Bug
    Validation error when editing a destination
  • Bug
    Backup fails in filelist stage when multiple steps are required
  • Improvement
    Schedule now stored on the API side only
  • Improvement
    Include recommendations in error notifications
  • Improvement
    New Global file exclusion UI
  • Improvement
    Storage Space widget on Backups page
  • Improvement
    Fallback to default time format when WP's time format doesn't include time
  • Improvement
    Send email when backup export fails
  • Improvement
    Skip What's New modal for fresh installs
  • Improvement
    Modal for members with inactive membership
  • Superhero product team:

The Hub Client 1.0.6
24 May 2021
  • New
    tawk.to integration
  • New
    LiveChat integration
  • Improvement
    Make plugin ready for translation
  • Improvement
    Chat provider UX
  • Improvement
    Reset client page UX
  • Superhero product team:

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