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March 2022

[UPDATED] We're changing the way development environment URLs are generated

UPDATE 6 April 2022: There are times where we have to revisit our plan, and today is one of those times. Last week, we released a fix to solve some inconsistencies in how our development URLs are generated. Even though this change was not impacting any production environments, many customers reported that it was breaking their test integrations with third-party services, or that they were reaching a provisioning limit with our Let’s Encrypt certificates.

Platform.sh commits to helping its customers reduce carbon emissions from cloud activities

Platform.sh, a unified, secure, enterprise-grade platform for building, running and scaling web applications, has worked with Greenly to calculate its carbon emissions to provide a clear picture to its customers.

Go 1.18 released on Platform.sh

As of yesterday, the team behind Go has released a new version 1.18 with some significant changes to the language. Those of you who want to start using these new features are in luck: you can do it right away on Platform.sh. If you’re already using Go on Platform.sh, you can upgrade by changing the number in the type key of your app configuration. In your.platform.app.yaml file: If you’re not yet using Go for your project, now’s a great time to give Go a try.

Reel in your activities: announcing cancellable activities and crons

Feature announcement: You can now cancel Platform.sh activities through the CLI and management console. Last year we released activity scripts, custom scripts that you can upload to your projects to run in response to any project or environment activity. In March we announced parallel activities, a queue that allows two simultaneous processes across your environments. Today we’re announcing another change to your activities—you can now cancel them.

Stop wasting your time! A modern development workflow for WordPress, using Platform.sh plus third-party tools

To quote my colleague, Chad, WordPress “remained tremendously popular since its release in 2003”. For many, WordPress remains by far the CMS that is easiest to adopt, and that provides a fast time to market in the majority of use cases. There is so much high-quality material out there for WordPress, be it OSS or Premium, that one can have beautiful sites powered by an easy-to-use CMS up and running in no time.