Announcing Silverstripe CMS Recipe 4.7.0-beta1

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The Silverstripe CMS Squad has just released Silverstripe CMS 4.7.0-beta1. This also marks the feature freeze for the Silverstripe CMS 4.7 release. No new features will be added to the 4.7.0 release from this point. Bug fixes are allowed.

The 4.7.0-beta1 release is not stable and likely contains bugs. The purpose of this release is to help the Silverstripe CMS Squad and the Silverstripe community identify and fix bugs prior to the stable release. The beta period will go on for about 2 weeks and will be followed by the publication of a release candidate.

Visit the Silverstripe CMS release documentation to understand this process in detail.

The stable 4.7.0 release is scheduled for mid-December.

What is new in Silverstripe CMS 4.7.0

Review the Silverstripe 4.7.0-beta1 change logs for the list of everything that has changed.

Highlights include:

  • Support for Symfony 4, Composer 2, PHP 8 and MySQL 5.7
  • Improvements to Toast notification in the CMS
  • Improvements to DataObject’s constructor to support hydratios
  • Improvements to the “Used on” table in the Files area

Supported module updates

Supported modules will also receive an update when 4.7.0 is released. However, we won’t be providing an official beta release for supported modules. You can still test supported modules by installing the latest development branch.

You can help testing the beta

Please consider taking some time to install the beta release and report bugs on Github.

Report a bug on Github.

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