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Movable Type 6.7.0 Release Notes

This version of Movable Type was released August 19, 2020.

Movable Type 6.7.0 includes several changes and bug fixes.

When updating, it is strongly recommended that you take a snapshot of the database before updating, then install Movable Type in a different directory instead of overwriting your current installation.

Improved functions

  • [MTC-27374] Improved the behavior of double line feeds in “Convert to Linefeed”.
  • [MTC-27373] Improved the behavior of line ending with decoration and anchor tags in “Convert to Linefeed”.
  • [MTC-27365] Improved the behavior of html comments in “Convert to Linefeed”.

  • [MTC-27303] Added GraphicsMagick support as an ImageDriver.

  • [MTC-27028] Improved the message when the module needed for the OpenID plugin is not found.
  • [MTC-26258] Improved to show the process time for each template when enabling PerformanceLogging.
  • [MTC-25536] Improved the order of Database drivers at installation.
  • [MTC-25161] Improved the performance of Backup / Restore.

Updated functions

  • [MTC-27248] Updated TinyMCE to 5.2.2.
  • [MTC-27335] Changed the log level of some unimportant log messages to debug.
  • [MTC-27267] Updated ADOdb to 5.20.17.
  • [MTC-27261] Now not inserting line feeds in notification emails with emojis.
  • [MTC-26912] Removed Crypt::SSLeay related messages.
  • [MTC-26257] Enabled setting a float value like 0.03 as Performance Logging Threshold.
  • [MTC-24908] Disabled drag and drop of images on Rich Text with FireFox to avoid inserting images as BASE64 img tags.
  • [MTC-9914] Fixed the label to confirm initialize template.
  • [MTC-27292] Removed CodePress.

Resolved Issues

Sync.pack (bundled in Movable Type Advanced)

  • [MTC-27390] Fixed to remove directories in destination server when directories are deleted in source server.
  • [MTC-27388] Fixed to use colon in ASCII, instead of Unicode fullwidth colon in the notification email.
  • [MTC-27387] Fixed to show the name of setting correctly in notification email.


  • [MTC-27381] Fixed not to show irregular message when uploading png images.
  • [MTC-27330] Fixed mojibake at complete installation on WindowsServer.
  • [MTC-27291] Fixed to pass 0 as Plack::Middleware option.
  • [MTC-27290] Fixed to store the setting of registrations in comments.
  • [MTC-27289] Fixed an error not getting Content Data in some cases via Data API.
  • [MTC-27255] Fixed to not go to Dashboard page when pressing the Enter key when adding Sub-Categories.
  • [MTC-27194] Fixed to reflect text styles when copying and pasting to Rich Text Editor in Chrome browser.
  • [MTC-26350] Fixed the cursor behavior when copying in Rich Text Editor.
  • [MTC-26295] Fixed to not show an error message when registering commenter with DebugMode 1.
  • [MTC-25987] Fixed the line numbers disappearing in code highlight mode when editing a template.
  • [MTC-25804] Fixed to show an error message when deleting email address from form in Address Book.
  • [MTC-25787] Fixed styles in full screen view when editing an entry.
  • [MTC-25723] Fixed the error message when sending emails.
  • [MTC-25404] Fixed breadcrumbs of Rebuild Trigger.
  • [MTC-9894] Fixed to be able to change the height of the textarea of the Body field on IE11 and Edge.
  • [MTC-9415] Fixed to not change values of attributes like onclick of text in Rich Text Editor.
  • [MTC-3607] Fixed to sort the value of IncludeBlogs in PagerLink Tag.
  • [MTC-27343] Fixed to reflect time zone in date field when searching logs.
  • [MTC-27293] Remove Debug Toolbar.
  • [MTC-25943] Fixed to not show warning message when creating a new website.


Many bug fixes and patch offerings reported by the Movable Type community are included in this release. The names of community members who provided patches and bug reports through Jira are as follows. I appreciate your cooperation! (In no particular order, titles omitted)

  • Skyarc - MTC-27381
  • Sekiguchi, HAMWORKS - MTC-25987
  • Nobuo Yamanaka - MTC-25787