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Release Notes


  • IMPORTANT: This plugin now requires PHP 7.1 or better
  • IMPORTANT: The Dynamic Images feature has been removed. For all four of you that were using it, you will want to migrate to Imgix before updating.
  • NEW: Video encoding! via video encoding service turns your WordPress site into your own private Vimeo. Encodes uploaded videos into adaptive bitrate videos that play smoothly no matter the bandwidth.
  • NEW: Gutenberg and Elementor blocks to play videos encoded by Media Cloud.
  • NEW: (PREMIUM) Image optimization is now built-in, no third party plugins needed. Support for ShortPixel, TinyPNG, and Imagify. Requires an account with any one of those services.
  • NEW: (PREMIUM) You can now direct upload images WITHOUT having to use Imgix. Does not work with Backblaze.
  • NEW: Added DreamHost Cloud Storage as a cloud storage option
  • Database usage reduced by 40%
  • Background tasks are now limited to two concurrent running tasks. You can adjust this setting in Media Cloud > Settings > Batch Processing. Previously any number of tasks could run at once which could cause your site to slow down.
  • When saving posts or pages with Elementor, and using the Assets feature of Media Cloud, the asset build number will automatically be updated
  • Images processed with computer vision can apply the generated keywords to captions and alt.text
  • Fix for non-image uploads sometimes failing
  • Fix for PDF uploads
  • Fix for uploads on multisite with custom prefixes.
  • Fix for wizard when activating network.
  • Improved compatibility with front-end uploads
  • Tasks that make significant changes to your site now prompt you to remind you to backup your database first
  • +48 other fixes and performance improvements