What’s Coming in Crafter CMS 2.5.2

What’s Coming in Crafter CMS 2.5.2

If have been watching our open source Crafter CMS project on GitHub you know we’re just about to release Crafter CMS 2.5.2.  This release of Crafter delivers a number of exciting features as well as small enhancements and bug fixes that are sure to help your team create and deliver more engaging digital experiences! Here is a quick summary of what’s new:

Version Display and Version “Diff”

Authors can now easily see the content of previous versions and visually compare or “Diff” two different versions without reverting the content!

Crafter App Store

Implementing Crafter sites just got A WHOLE LOT EASIER!  We’ve added a Crafter App store where you can now download and install plug-ins for Crafter Studio, Crafter Engine and other Crafter components.

See Calculated Dependancies in Workflow and Publishing Dialogs

Crafter Studio has always calculated dependencies for authors to help make copies, moves, deletes and publishing simple.  Now authors can easily see what dependencies have been calculated.

Additional Updates of Note:

  • Crafter Studio notice on network/connectivity rather than sign out
  • Usability in content type editor
    – Warn user if they save content type with no template
    – Make it easier to get to general content type properties
    – Look and feel/usability improvements
  • Improved Browse for content in Crafter Studio
  • Timezone selection
  • May other small enhancements and bug fixes
  • All documentation moved to Github and Sphinx
  • Project issue tracking moved to Github issues

Crafter is the award-winning Web content and experience management solution that allows leading enterprises to build personalized digital experiences across all online channels. To learn more about the open source Crafter CMS project, connect with our community and download Crafter CMS here.

The Enterprise Edition of Crafter CMS, which includes commercial licenses, production support, cloud offerings and integration services, is available through Crafter Software and its certified partner network.

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Posted by Russ Danner

Russ Danner is VP Products at Crafter Software and is responsible for product management, product development and support, and client and partner success. Russ brings over 20 years of software architecture, design, and implementation experience. Prior to Crafter Software, Russ was Web Experience Management Practice Director at Rivet Logic and project lead for the open source Crafter CMS project. Russ has also been active in the Alfresco community since 2005 as a community leader, contributor, trainer, speaker and user group organizer.

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