Deprecated assets and features

This page lists all of the deprecated assets and features in Matrix 6 including the version each item was deprecated and removed in. The list includes previously released deprecations as well as future ones in upcoming version releases.

Read the Matrix 5.5 deprecations page for more information about assets and features deprecated in software versions prior to Matrix 6.
Deprecated in

This is the version in which the asset or feature is marked as deprecated. This means the feature might still work if it exists in your system but there are no guarantees. A deprecation notice in the interface for any screens and sections relating to this feature.

Removed in

This is the version in which the code for the asset or feature is removed. For new installs, the asset is not created. For system upgrades to this version, the automatic upgrade script either removes the asset or feature or converts it to a different asset in order to not cause any breaking changes to existing implementations.

Asset/feature Description Deprecated in Removed in

Bulkmail

This feature will be removed upon upgrade.

5.5.2.0

6.0.0

Cart

TBA

6.0.0

TBA

Checkout Page

TBA

6.0.0

TBA

Classic WYSIWYG editor

This feature will be removed upon upgrade and a new WYSIWYG (Viper) will be used by default instead.

6.0.0

6.0.0

Design areas

These design areas will stop functioning upon upgrade:

  • Access History Design Area

  • Colourise Image Design Area

  • Constant Button Design Area

  • Custom Image Design Area

  • Cart Design Area

  • Datetime Design Area

  • Javascript Calendar Design Area

  • Linked CSS Design Area

  • Head Design Area

  • Menu Stalks Design Area

  • Request Vars Design Area

  • Search Box Design Area

5.4.4.0

6.0.0

Donation

TBA

6.0.0

TBA

Edit+

This feature will be removed upon upgrade and will be replaced with the new editing experience in the Matrix 6 UI.

6.0.0

6.0.0

Force Secure Setting

This feature will be removed upon upgrade.

5.5.0.0

6.0.0

Inbox

This asset type will be removed upon upgrade.

5.5.0.0

TBA

PayPal Business Account

This package will be removed upon upgrade.

6.6.0

TBA

PayPal Configuration

This package will be removed upon upgrade.

6.6.0

TBA

PayPal Ecommerce package

This package will be removed upon upgrade.

6.6.0

TBA

PayPal Express Checkout Payment Gateway

This asset type will be removed upon upgrade.

6.0.0

TBA

PayPal IPN Receiver

This package will be removed upon upgrade.

6.6.0

TBA

PayPal IPN Completed

This package will be removed upon upgrade.

6.6.0

TBA

PayPal Order

This package will be removed upon upgrade.

6.6.0

TBA

PayPal Payment Button

This package will be removed upon upgrade.

6.6.0

TBA

Product

TBA

6.0.0

TBA

Promotional Code

TBA

6.0.0

TBA

Restricted-period Calendar Page

This asset type will be removed upon upgrade.

5.5.0.0

6.0.0

Rollback

This feature will be removed upon upgrade.

5.5.0.0

6.0.0

Rolling Calendar Page

This asset type will be removed upon upgrade.

5.5.0.0

6.0.0

Upcoming Events List

This asset type will be removed upon upgrade.

5.5.0.0

6.0.0

What’s New

This asset type will be removed upon upgrade.

5.4.5.0

TBA

Removed user preferences

These user preferences are no longer available in Matrix 6:

  • Admin Mode WYSIWYG Type

  • Raw HTML Content Type Preferences

  • Save Button Position

  • Assets in Navigation History

  • Asset Map Font Size

  • Asset Map Width.

6.0.0

6.0.0

Removed scripts

The system_integrity_fix_char_encoding.php script has been removed from Matrix 6.6 because currently supported versions of Matrix only support UTF-8 character sets.

6.0.0

6.6.0

Removed system configuration

The Editing Interface Settings are no longer available in Matrix 6:

6.0.0

6.0.0

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