eZ Platform v2.4¶
Version number: v2.4
Release date: December 21, 2018
Release type: Fast Track
Editorial Workflow enables you to pass content through a series of stages.
Each step can be used to represent for example contributions and approval of different teams and editors. For instance, an article can pass through draft, design and proofreading stages.
The workflow mechanism is permission-aware. You can limit access to content in different workflow stages, or the ability to pass content through specific transitions.
Workflow Engine is located in the ezplatform-workflow bundle.
RichText Field Type¶
RichText Field Type has been extracted to a separate bundle, ezsystems/ezplatform-richtext. Relying on any class from the
eZ\Publish\Core\FieldType\RichText namespace is deprecated.
If you're implementing any interface or extending any base class from the old namespace, refer to its PHPDoc to see what to implement or extend instead. Make sure to enable the new eZ Platform RichTextBundle.
In the Page Builder you can make use of the RichText block. It enables you to insert text created using the Online Editor with all features of a RichText Field.
Improved styling in Online Editor¶
Online Editor has been improved with new styling.
Images in RichText¶
You can now attach links to images in the Online Editor:
Formatted text in RichText¶
You can now use formatted text in RichText Fields (provided by means of a
Inline embedding in RichText¶
embed-inline built-in view type enables embedding Content items within a block element in RichText.
Custom tag -
ezcontent property is now editable in the UI and can be used to store the output/preview of a custom tag.
To learn how it works, see FactBox tag.
Content Type translation¶
You can now translate Content Type names and Field definitions.
This possibility is available automatically when you have the target language configured (in the same way as for translating content, see Languages).
When you translate Content of this type, the Content Type information will be displayed in the new language.
New multi-file content management functionalities enable you to move and delete multiple files at the same time.
See Multi-file content management for more information.
Create form on the fly¶
You can now create Forms on the fly from the Universal Discovery Widget.
Embedding forms in Pages¶
You can use the new Form block to embed an existing form on a Page.
The list of all drafts can now be found in the Administrator User menu under Drafts.
See Reviewing a draft for more information.
Subtree search filter¶
A new filter enables you to filter search results by Subtree.
See Simplified Filtered search for more information.
You can now set a number of items displayed in the table using sub-items from your User Settings.
Policy labels update¶
The outdated Policy labels are now updated:
|ParentClass||Content Type of Parent|
|parentgroup||Content Type Group of Parent|
|parentowner||Owner of Parent|
|subtree||Subtree of Location|
Simplified use of Content Type objects¶
This release introduces a few simplifications to API use for Content Types:
content->getContentType()for easier use, including from Twig as
content.contentType. When iterating over the result set of content/Locations these will effectively be loaded all at once.
- Adds possibility to load several Content Types in bulk using
isUserGroup(). They do not need to do a lookup to the database in order to tell if a Content item is of type User or User Group.
Load multiple Locations¶
You are now able to load multiple Locations at once, using
LocationService->loadLocationList(). The biggest benefit of this feature is saving load time on complex landing pages when HTTP cache is cold or disabled, including when in development mode.
BC breaks and important behavior changes¶
- Online Editor format for
ezembedtag changed to an anchor tag. See ezplatform-richtext/pull/20.
- The merge order of content edit forms has been changed. It can affect you if you extended the content edit template. See ezplatform-admin-ui/pull/720.
- Changes to the handling of multilingual Content Types, see BC notes in the kernel.
Full list of new features, improvements and bug fixes since v2.3¶
eZ Platform v2.4.2¶
Update eZ Enterprise v2.4 to v2.4.2¶
This release brings full support for Map\Host matcher when SiteAccesses are configured for different domains.
Token-based authentication (based on JSON Web Token specification) replaced cookie-based authentication that did not work with SiteAccesses configured for a different domains in the Page Builder. Authentication mechanizm is enabled by default in v2.4.2, however, the following steps are required during upgrade from v2.4 to v2.4.2+ Enterprise installation:
LexikJWTAuthenticationBundle bundle in
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2. Add the following configuration to
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HS256 is used as signature algorithm for generated token but we strongly recommend switching to SSH keys. For more information see
LexikJWTAuthenticationBundle installation instruction.
EzSystems\EzPlatformPageBuilder\Security\EditorialMode\TokenAuthenticator authentication provider to
ezpublish_front firewall before
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4. Make sure that parameter
page_builder.token_authenticator.enabled has value
true. If the parameter is not present, add it to
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