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The following represents namespaces, classes, arguments, or other code/functionality that is currently deprecated. Everything listed here is pending removal. We recommend you update any custom integrations you use (i.e. modules, gateways, plugins, API calls, or custom source code) to no longer use deprecated functionality as soon as possible.

Blesta v5

With the release of Blesta v5 most of this functionality has now been removed


Core

API & Models

Models interface with the data storage system and are callable via the API. They are stored in the /app/models/ directory.

SourceDescriptionAlternativeDeprecated SinceProposed Removal
Coupons::getTypesCoupon types are not used by the system.
4.1.05.0
Coupons::validateTypeCoupon types are not used by the system.
4.1.05.0
Coupons::validateInclusiveRecurringCoupon types are not used by the system.
4.1.05.0
CronTasks::deleteMethod arguments have changed, so a new replacement method exists.CronTasks::deleteTask4.3.05.0
CronTasks::validateKeyUniqueThe method provides no beneficial use.
4.3.05.0
CronTasks::validateTaskTypeThe method provides no beneficial use.
4.3.05.0
Invoices::makeLinesFromItemsThis logic has been abstracted to a different library.Blesta\Core\Pricing\ libraries4.1.05.0
Invoices::getItemTotalsThis logic has been abstracted to a different library.Blesta\Core\Pricing\ libraries4.0.05.0
Invoices::calcLineTotalsThis logic has been abstracted to a different library.Blesta\Core\Pricing\ libraries4.6.05.0
Logs::getCronListThe plugin_dir property of each retrieved object is deprecated since it is no longer sufficient.Use the dir property along with the task_type property4.3.05.0
Logs::getLatestCronThe plugin_dir property of the retrieved object is deprecated since it is no longer sufficient.Use the dir property along with the task_type property4.3.05.0
Logs::getRunningCronTasksThe plugin_dir property of each retrieved object is deprecated since it is no longer sufficient.Use the dir property along with the task_type property4.3.05.0
PackageGroups::add argument data

Some associative keys passed to the first argument of PackageGroups::add have been deprecated.

The first argument to PackageGroups::add is an array of $vars. The keys 'name' and 'description' have been deprecated (i.e. $vars['name'] and $vars['description']).

Pass values for $vars['names'] and $vars['descriptions'] instead4.5.05.0
PackageGroups::edit argument data

Some associative keys passed to the first argument of PackageGroups::edit have been deprecated.

The first argument to PackageGroups::edit is an array of $vars. The keys 'name' and 'description' have been deprecated (i.e. $vars['name'] and $vars['description']).

Pass values for $vars['names'] and $vars['descriptions'] instead4.5.05.0
Packages::add argument data

Some associative keys passed to the first argument of Packages::add have been deprecated.

The first argument to Packages::add is an array of $vars. The keys 'name', 'description', and 'description_html' have been deprecated (i.e. $vars['name'], $vars['description'], and $vars['description_html']).

Pass values for $vars['names'] and $vars['descriptions'] instead4.5.05.0
Packages::calcLineTotalsThis logic has been abstracted to a different library.Blesta\Core\Pricing\ libraries4.6.05.0
Packages::edit argument data

Some associative keys passed to the first argument of Packages::edit have been deprecated.

The first argument to Packages::edit is an array of $vars. The keys 'name', 'description', and 'description_html' have been deprecated (i.e. $vars['name'], $vars['description'], and $vars['description_html']).

Pass values for $vars['names'] and $vars['descriptions'] instead4.5.05.0
Packages::getPackageItemsThis logic has been abstracted to a different library.Blesta\Core\Pricing\ libraries4.6.05.0
PluginManager::invokeEventsThe event system has changed and this method does not support the new EventInterface for invoking plugin events.

PluginManager::triggerEvents

Note: this should not be called via the API

4.3.05.0
ServiceChanges::getItemsThe items are retrieved using the deprecated PricingPresenter component library.

ServiceChanges::getPresenter

Note: this should not be called via the API as it will return an empty object

4.05.0
Services::edit argument data

An associative key passed to the second argument of Services::edit has been deprecated.

The second argument to Services::edit is an array of $vars. The key 'prorate' has been deprecated (i.e. $vars['prorate']).


4.0.05.0
Services::getItemsFromDataThe items are retrieved using the deprecated PricingPresenter component library.

Services::getDataPresenter

Note: this should not be called via the API as it will return an empty object

4.0.05.0
Staff::deleteDeleting a staff member may cause other data relying on a deleted staff member to become corrupt.Use Staff::edit to change the staff member's status to 'inactive'4.1.0TBD

Controllers

Controllers facilitate the retrieval of data and rendering of views. They are stored in the /app/ and /app/controllers/ directories.

SourceDescriptionAlternativeDeprecated SinceProposed Removal
AppController::authorized client contact permissions

AppController::authorized validates client contact permissions too specific for its use. The method will continue to exist, but it will no longer function to check client contact authorization.

Use ClientController::authorized instead3.4.05.0

Components

Components are libraries that provide additional utility. They are stored in the /components/ directory.

SourceDescriptionAlternativeDeprecated SinceProposed Removal
Events

The Events system has been refactored, therefore the Events component library in its entirety, including EventObject, and all Event_*_Callback classes, are deprecated.

This affects the Events object available in all classes inheriting from AppController and AppModel via $this->Events.

Blesta\Core\Util\Events\ library4.3.05.0
JsonThe Json component provided support for JSON-encoding in older versions of php that no longer meet minimum system requirements.Use php's json_encode and json_decode functions4.5.05.0
NetGeoIp::__construct argument data

The first argument to NetGeoIp::__construct is the path to a $database_file. This file is the path to the GeoIP v1 database file, but since the GeoIP v1 database has been discontinued, it is no longer recommended to pass this argument (it is now optional).

The new GeoIP v2 database file will be used, if available (provided you do not pass this argument), if found in the system upload directory as defined in Blesta under Settings > System > General > GeoIP Settings.


4.5.05.0
PricingPresenterPricing has been refactored, therefore the PricingPresenter component library is deprecated.Blesta\Core\Pricing\ libraries4.0.05.0
ReportType InterfaceThe interface has changed for all report classes, and the ReportType interface is no longer used.ReportInterface4.3.05.0
SessionThe Session component has been replaced by Minphp\Session\SessionMinphp\Session\Session4.6.0TBD
VCard::create argument data

Some associative keys passed to the first argument of VCard::create have been deprecated.

The first argument to VCard::create is an array of $data. The keys 'email1' and 'office_tel' have been deprecated (i.e. $data['email1'] and $data['office_tel']).

Pass values for $data['email'] and $data['work_tel'] instead4.5.05.0

Helpers

Helpers are libraries that help improve the UI. They are stored in the /helpers/ directory.

SourceDescriptionAlternativeDeprecated SinceProposed Removal
Areyouahuman

The "Are you a human" verification service used by this helper is no longer available for use.


4.0.05.0
RecaptchaThe Google Recaptcha v1 API was removed and is no longer available for use.  v2 of the Google Recaptcha API is supported via a separate library.Blesta\Core\Util\Captcha\ library4.0.05.0

Other Libraries

SourceDescriptionAlternativeDeprecated SinceProposed Removal
Blesta\Core\Pricing\Presenter\Format\Fields\AbstractFormatFields::__construct  argument dataThe first argument when constructing a Blesta\Core\Pricing\Presenter\Format\Fields\AbstractFormatFields instance is an instance of Json, which is no longer used. This argument will be removed and the constructor will take no arguments
4.6.05.0
Blesta\Core\Util\Events\Common\AbstractEvent::getReturnVal

This method only exists to conform with the deprecated Events component interface (i.e. EventObject::getReturnVal) for backward compatibility.

Blesta\Core\Util\Events\Common\AbstractEvent::getReturnValue4.3.05.0
Blesta\Core\Util\Events\Common\AbstractEvent::setReturnValThis method only exists to conform with the deprecated Events component interface (i.e. EventObject::setReturnVal) for backward compatibility.Blesta\Core\Util\Events\Common\AbstractEvent::setReturnValue4.3.05.0

Plugins

Versions

Deprecated and Removal versions defined for Plugins refer to the version of that particular plugin, not of the version of Blesta.

Order

The Order plugin is an extension included with Blesta by default.

SourceDescriptionAlternativeDeprecated SinceProposed Removal
OrderType::requiresItemsOnSignupThe OrderType abstract class defines a public method, requiresItemsOnSignup, which is no longer supported.
1.3.03.0

Support Manager

The Support Manager plugin is an extension included with Blesta by default.

SourceDescriptionAlternativeDeprecated SinceProposed Removal
SupportManagerDepartments::getCloseTicketIntervals

Fetching the ticket intervals from the SupportManagerDepartments model has been changed.

SupportManagerDepartments::getTicketIntervals(30)2.14.03.0

Other

SourceDescriptionAlternativeRemoved Since
inv_terms company setting keyThe inv_terms company setting key no longer exists and is replaced by language-defined invoice terms.inv_terms_en_us company setting key4.5.0
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