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 mux.com 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, Kraken.io 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