Release Notes: January 25, 2023

Newspack Plugin

  • Fixes a webhook configuration edge case and updates the UI text to reflect the fact that a webhook might be connected to the site, but is used for a different integration.
  • Bugfix: If the Reader Revenue platform is not set to Newspack (WooCommerce), but the WC suite is active, do not allow users to purchase donation products.
  • Bugfix: Do not display false errors for subscriptions managed directly by Stripe and synced back to Woocommerce

Newspack Blocks

  • Fixes an issue where WP Users were having their avatars overridden if their ID was the same as a Guest Author’s
  • Fixes a bug in the Homepage block in which query by authors would not work without CoAuthors Plus plugin

Newspack Theme

  • Added Mastodon icon to the social links menu
  • Fixes a small layout issue for the “below header” ad placement
  • Fixes a couple issues that arise when a regular user and a CoAuthors Plus guest user share the same ID


  • Constant Contact: Added the ability to send Newsletters to Segments