Versioning in SS4+ for assets

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Silverstripe Version: 4.3

We recently upgraded our Common Web Platform to SS4.3. Looks really neat. Noticed that assets now have a version number in the url. Any idea where i can find documentation regarding this and how this versioning works? Had a look here and didn’t find anything talking about this.

Once thing that’s pretty annoying is that if i’m linking to a document on the website from a link on our intranet, once that document is replaced on the website, the link no longer works as the version integers change and breaks the link.


Hi! Sorry for the delay in answering. Your concern has been hotly discussed in a core bug report:

Until that’s resolved, the current behaviour is described for a developer audience in

In short, this is a bug which we’re trying to fix: Permanent links on websites are important.