Divi Version: 4.9.8

These are the changelog notes for Divi version 4.9.8 that was released on July 14, 2021. Check out of all the changes, updates, and bug fixes below.

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Divi 4.9.8 Summary

Improvements & Feature Additions

  • Added support for some option group to be displayed under sub toggle system on module settings modal.

Fixed Bugs

  • Fix a bug in the Contact Form module that made it possible to submit the form with invalid form data triggering an email to be sent (spam).
  • Fixed JS Error printed in the browser console after moving a module.
  • Fixed a PHP notice that may occur in some cases when importing layouts that contain modules without content.
  • Fixed a Portability bug where images from Gallary modules would not be included in the .json export file in some cases.
  • Fixed a bug with the Imagify plugin where the wrong element was used to retrieve the image src.
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with the Imagify plugin where logo images may appear distorted in some cases.
  • Fixed an error in the sortable list component that occurred when a string couldn’t be parsed as JSON.
  • Fixed an issue with the current window mode (device) detection in JavaScript.
  • Fixed broken Divi Layout block preview when Template Editor is active.
  • Fixed default Shop module overlay icon not displaying on the frontend.
  • Fixed error in the browser console”Invalid attempt to spread non-iterable instance” when motion effect for a module is enabled.
  • Fixed issue with Theme Builder layouts not working when posts or pages use custom block templates.
  • Fixed the post excerpt return empty when the posts on the Query Loop block use Divi Builder layout.


  • Add Lazy Loading support for webp image format on Divi Builder modules.

New & Modified Files

  • core/components/Portability.php
  • core/functions.php
  • core/ui/utils/utils.js
  • epanel/custom_functions.php
  • includes/builder/class-et-builder-element.php
  • includes/builder/feature/BlockTemplates.php
  • includes/builder/feature/gutenberg/blocks/Layout.php
  • includes/builder/framework.php
  • includes/builder/frontend-builder/bundle.js
  • includes/builder/module/ContactForm.php
  • includes/builder/module/field/Border.php
  • includes/builder/module/field/BoxShadow.php
  • includes/builder/module/field/MarginPadding.php
  • includes/builder/plugin-compat/imagify.php
  • includes/builder/scripts/frontend/motion-effects.js
  • includes/builder/scripts/frontend/preview.js
  • includes/builder/scripts/frontend/scripts.js
  • includes/builder/scripts/src/block-layout-frontend-preview.js
  • includes/builder/scripts/stores/window.js
  • includes/builder/templates/block-template-canvas.php
  • js/src/custom.js
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