Release Notes

LifterLMS Version 3.18.0

Privacy & GDPR Compliance Tools
  • Added privacy policy notice on checkout, enrollment, and registration that integrates with the WP Core 4.9.6 Privacy Policy Page setting
  • Added settings to allow customization of the privacy policy and terms & conditions notices during checkout, enrollment, and registration
  • Added suggested Privacy Policy language outlining information gathered by a default LifterLMS site

  • During a WordPress Personal Data Export request the following LifterLMS information will be added to the export

  • All personal information gathered from registration, checkout, and enrollment forms

  • Course and membership enrollments, progress, and grades
  • Earned achievements and certificates
  • All order data

  • During a WordPress Personal Data Erasure request the following LifterLMS information will be erased

  • All personal information gathered from registration, checkout, and enrollment forms

  • Earned achievements and certificates
  • All notifications for or about the user
  • If the “Remove Order Data” setting is enabled, the order will be anonymized by removing student personal information from the order and, if the order is a recurring order, it will be cancelled.
  • If the “Remove Student LMS Data” setting is enabled, all student data related to course and membership activity will be removed

  • All of the above relies on features available in WordPress core 4.9.6

Updates and Enhancements
  • Tested up to WordPress 4.9.6
  • Improved pricing table UX for members-only access plans. An access plan button for a plan belonging to only one membership will click directly to the membership as opposed to opening a popover. Plan’s with access via multiple memberships will continue to open a popover listing all availability options.
  • Added a “My Certificates” tab to the Student Dashboard
  • Certificates can be downloaded as HTML files (available when viewing a certificate or from the certificate reporting screen on the admin panel)
  • Admins can now delete certificates and achievements from reporting screens on the admin panel
  • Added additional information to certificate and achievement reporting tables
  • Expanded widths of admin settings page setting names to be a bit wider and more readable
  • Now conditionally hiding some settings when they are no longer relevant
  • Added daily cron automatically remove files from the LLMS_TMP_DIR which are more that 24 hours old
  • Removed unused template content-llms_membership.php
  • Added initialization actions for use by integration classes
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed issue causing coupon reports to always display “1” regardless of actual number of coupons used
  • Fixid issue causing new posts created via the Course Builder to always be created for user_id #1
  • Fixed issue causing “My Achievements” to display twice on the My Achievements student dashboard tab
  • Fixed issue preventing lessons from being completed when a quiz in draft mode was attached to the lesson
  • Fixed issue causing minified RTL stylesheets to 404
Template Updates

LifterLMS Version 3.17.7

  • Fix issue preventing assignments passing grade requirement from saving properly
  • Fix issue preventing builder toggle switches from properly saving some switch field data
  • Fix with “Launch Builder” button causing it to extend outside the bounds of its container
  • Fix issue with builder radio select fields during view rerenders
  • Course Outline shortcode (and widget) now retrieve parent course of the current page more consistently with other shortcodes
  • Added ability to filter which custom post types which can be children of a course (allows course shortcodes & widgets to be used in assignment sidebars of custom content areas)

LifterLMS Version 3.17.6

  • Updated language on recurring orders with no expiration settings. Orders no longer say “Lifetime Access” and instead output no expiration information
  • Quiz editor on builder updated to be consistent visually and functionally to the lesson settings editor
  • Improved the builder field API to allow for radio element fields
  • Fix issue causing JS error on admin settings pages
  • Updated CSS for Certificates to be more generally compatible with theme styles when printed
  • Allow system print settings to control print layout for certificates by removing explicit landscape declarations
  • Now passing additional data to filters used to create custom columns on reporting screens
  • Remove unused JS files & Chosen JS library
  • Added filter to allow opting into alternate student dashboard order layout. Use add_filter( 'llms_sd_stacked_order_layout', '__return_true' ) to stack the payment update sidebar below the main order information. This is disabled by default.
  • Achievement and Certificate basic notifications now auto-dismiss after 10 seconds like all other basic notifications
  • Deprecated Filter llms_get_quiz_theme_settings and added backwards compatible methods to transition themes using this filter to the new custom field api. For more information see new methods at
  • Increased default z-index on notifications to prevent notifications from being hidden behind floating / static navigation menus
Template Updates