Movable Type v7.1.4 - Security Patches and Many Other Improvements

Six Apart launched Movable Type v7.1.4 as a security release that brings in a series of security fixes and improvements.


  • Buttons are available in multiple-line field type of Contents Fields, the same as Entries.
  • Center-Align and Right-Align buttons are available in Rich Text Editor of Content Fields.
  • ContentSync Log is available.
  • Improve the rebuild speed of ContentType and ContentData.
  • Improve to treat plugins which have no schema version setting (Cloud only).
  • Enable to clear history of ContentSync.
  • "Sync all files" option is available at scheduled ContentSync.
  • Send notification emails additionally to the user executing the sync process.
  • Add Destination setting label.
  • Enable to set SchwartzClientDeadline.
  • Microsoft Edge is now supported in mt.cgi



  • TheSchwartz log mode is verbose in run-periodic-tasks by default.
  • Improve the notification email of ContentSync.



  • Fix to sync correctly at multiple destinations in a sync setting.


  • Check validation of the limit and offset value at the end point of list in Data API
  • Update jQuery and a-table.js to latest
  • Fix not to set any destination of redirection in password reset email


  • Dashboard now works if Blogs exist where parent_id is NULL irregularly.
  • smart_quotes modifier now works in DynamicPublishing mode.
  • encode_json modifier now works correctly in DynamicPublishing mode.
  • Update Data::ObjectDriver to 0.18
  • Fix to rebuild Yearly ContentType archives correctly when un-publishing a published ContentData.
  • Fix not to remove Yearly ContentType archives when removing a ContentData.
  • Fix width and height filter of Asset in Batch Edit.
  • Fix member of Entries and Pages editable in Batch Edit.
  • Fix not to disable some plugins after upgrade.
  • Fix error at no query to mt-search.cgi
  • Fix not to ignore some irregular files in ContentSync.
  • Fix to sync files published after scheduled sync correctly.
  • Fix not to publish date-based archives without Entry.
  • Fix to import member and role of group correctly when importing a website.
  • Fix to remove ContentType and CategorySet in some cases.
  • Fix dashboard error when existing ContentData related ContentType is removed.
  • Fix MTContentField Tag correctly.
  • Update DataAPI SDK to v4.1

Give it a try from:

- username: demo
- password: testthis


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