Release notes for Magnolia CMS 6.3.0

The information on this page is being continually updated for the final public release of Magnolia 6.3.0.

For a preview of the updates and improvements, available selectively also in the alpha and beta releases of 6.3.0, see New features.

New features

Magnolia 6.3 includes several performance and usability improvements as well as new features for both editors and developers alike including improved:

  • Search experience

  • Usability

  • Performance

  • And much more…​

For more details, see What’s new.

Announcements

  • SSO 4.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • A/B/n testing 2.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • Live Copy 4.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • Analytics integration framework 2.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • Commerce integration framework 2.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • External DAM integration framework 2.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • Marketing integration framework 2.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • Solr Search Provider 8.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

  • Blossom 4.0.0-beta1 released on May 23, 2024.

Local image recognition module

We are discontinuing the option to use a local, pre-trained neural network for the Image Recognition module. This feature was experimental and relied on outdated and unmaintained libraries. The Amazon Rekognition becomes the reference implementation for the Image Recognition module.

Improvements

Bug fixes

  • ADMINCTR-479 Logout from external IdPs no longer works (Magnolia 6.3)

  • CONTEDIT-609 Stories are not rendered on 6.3

  • CONTEDIT-614 Copy blocks from fallback doesn’t copy textfields with 'rows' attribute

  • MAGNOLIA-9214 Instances randomly fail to start up on fast machines

  • MGNLDEMO-428 Component with javaScript model is not rendered on stories page

  • MGNLEE-829 Port to Master: Compromised JS files only checked if they are zipped

  • MGNLGQL-164 GraphQL in 6.3: Cannot access GraphQL app and GraphQL API

  • MGNLPER-192 Port to master - JcrSearchResultSupplier generates inefficient queries.

  • MGNLRES-404 Create resources-editor role that allow get from /.resources/*

  • MGNLUI-8780 JCR Multi Field throws exception on dialog without an existing node

  • PAGES-941 Port PageLinkField functionality to norsu

Miscellaneous

  • ADMINCTR-520 Revert feature-toggle-based Applaucher config

  • MAGNOLIA-9198 Refactor ProviderImpl to gain access to the RepositoryContext

  • MAGNOLIA-9219 Provide MicroProfile ConfigSources for webapp WEB-INF resources

  • MAGNOLIA-9242 Revert locking of the config workspace

  • MAGNOLIA-9244 Align liveness & readiness with standard MicroProfile Health API

  • MAGNOLIA-9357 Consolidate the accessibility of superuser in Magnolia webapp

  • MGNLCE-304 Replace Reflections library with ClassGraph

  • MGNLCE-323 Swap default Mysql repo config to Connector/J 8

  • MGNLCE-354 Update ce and dx-core integration tests for FEH v1.4

  • MGNLGROOVY-256 Update Groovy version to latest stable 4.0.x

  • MGNLIMG-232 Create imaging-editor role that allow get from /.imaging/*

  • MGNLLIC-91 Replace Reflections library with ClassGraph

  • MGNLREST-411 Replace Reflections library with ClassGraph

  • MGNLREST-781 Implement Health check rest endpoint

  • PUBLISHING-318 Remove default receiver config from module’s MicroProfile Config

Third-party library updates

This release comes with a number of third-party library updates, see the Magnolia Third-party library BOM 6.3.0-beta1.

Upgrading to 6.3

Performance tuning

The Performance tuning guide provides an overview of performance-related topics that could help improve the operation and capabilities of your upgraded Magnolia setup.

New or updated modules

  • A/B Testing 2.0.0

  • AWS foundation 2.0.0

  • About 6.3.0

  • Admincentral-legacy 6.3.0

  • Admincentral 6.3.0

  • Advanced Cache 3.0.0

  • Analytics 2.0.0

  • Blossom 4.0.0

  • CKEditor 5 Build 1.0.0

  • Cache 6.0.0

  • Categorization 3.0.0

  • Community Edition 6.3.0

  • Contacts App 2.0.0

  • Content Dependencies 3.0.0

  • Content Editor 3.0.0

  • Content Importer 2.0.0

  • Content Tags 3.0.0

  • Content Translation Support 3.0.0

  • Content Types 2.0.0

  • DAM 4.0.0

  • DX Core 6.3.0

  • Definitions App 3.0.0

  • Demo Projects 2.0.0

  • Diff 3.0.0

  • E-commerce 2.0.0

  • External DAMs 2.0.0

  • Form 3.0.0

  • Freemarker Templating Samples 6.3.0

  • GraphQL 2.0.0

  • Groovy 4.0.0

  • Icons 29

  • Image Recognition 2.0.0

  • Imaging 4.0.0

  • JCR Tools 2.0.0

  • Javascript Models 3.0.0

  • LDAP Connector 2.0.0

  • Language Bundles 2.0.0

  • License 2.0.0

  • Live Copy 4.0.0

  • Log Tools 2.0.0

  • Magnolia 6.3.0

  • Mail 6.0.0

  • Marketing Automation 2.0.0

  • Marketing Tags Manager 3.0.0

  • Messages 6.3.0

  • Multisite 3.0.0

  • Observation 3.0.0

  • Pages 6.3.0

  • Password Manager 2.0.0

  • Periscope 2.0.0

  • Personalization 3.0.0

  • Privacy 3.0.0

  • Public User Registration 3.0.0

  • Publishing Transactional 2.0.0

  • Publishing 2.0.0

  • REST Client UI 2.0.0

  • REST Client 3.0.0

  • REST Framework 3.0.0

  • Repository Tools 2.0.0

  • Resources 4.0.0

  • Scheduler 3.0.0

  • Security 7.0.0

  • Single Sign On 4.0.0

  • Site 2.0.0

  • SiteMesh 2.0.0

  • Soft Locking 4.0.0

  • Solr Search Provider 8.0.0

  • Synchronization 3.0.0

  • Task Management 2.0.0

  • Tasks 6.3.0

  • Templating Essentials 3.0.0

  • Text Classification 2.0.0

  • Third-party library BOM for Extensions 6.3.0

  • Third-party library BOM 6.3.0

  • UI 6.3.0

  • Usage Metrics 2.0.0

  • Vaadin Compatibility Addons 1.3.15

  • Webhooks 2.0.0

  • Workflow 7.0.0

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