Wagtail v2.11.rc1 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-10-23 // over 1 year ago
    • ➕ Add support for multi-lingual content (Karl Hobley)
    • ➕ Add support for aliased pages (Karl Hobley)
    • ➕ Add support for hierarchical/nested Collections (Robert Rollins)
    • 🛠 Extend treebeard's fix_tree method with the ability to non-destructively fix path issues and add a --full option to apply path fixes (Matt Westcott)
    • Add before_edit_snippet, before_create_snippet and before_delete_snippet hooks and documentation (Karl Hobley. Sponsored by the Mozilla Foundation)
    • Add register_snippet_listing_buttons and construct_snippet_listing_buttons hooks and documentation (Karl Hobley. Sponsored by the Mozilla Foundation)
    • ➕ Add wagtail --version to available Wagtail CLI commands (Kalob Taulien)
    • ➕ Add hooks.register_temporarily utility function for testing hooks (Karl Hobley. Sponsored by the Mozilla Foundation)
    • ✂ Remove unidecode and use anyascii in for Unicode to ASCII conversion (Robbie Mackay)
    • ➕ Add render helper to RoutablePageMixin to support serving template responses according to Wagtail conventions (Andy Babic)
    • Specify minimum Python version in setup.py (Vince Salvino)
    • 👉 Show user's full name in report views (Matt Westcott)
    • 👌 Improve Wagtail admin page load performance by caching SVG icons sprite in localStorage (Coen van der Kamp)
    • 👌 Support SVG icons in ModelAdmin menu items (Scott Cranfill)
    • 👌 Support SVG icons in admin breadcrumbs (Coen van der Kamp)
    • 💻 Serve PDFs inline in the browser (Matt Westcott)
    • Make document content-type and content-disposition configurable via WAGTAILDOCS_CONTENT_TYPES and WAGTAILDOCS_INLINE_CONTENT_TYPES (Matt Westcott)
    • 🚚 Slug generation no longer removes stopwords (Andy Chosak, Scott Cranfill)
    • ➕ Add check to disallow StreamField block names that do not match Python variable syntax (François Poulain)
    • The BASE_URL setting is now converted to a string, if it isn't already, when constructing API URLs (thenewguy)
    • Preview from 'pages awaiting moderation' now opens in a new window (Cynthia Kiser)
    • 📄 Add document extension validation if WAGTAIL_DOCS_EXTENSIONS is set (Meghana Bhange)
    • 👉 Use django-admin command in place of django-admin.py (minusf)
    • Add register_snippet_action_menu_item and construct_snippet_action_menu hooks to modify the actions available when creating / editing a snippet (Karl Hobley)
    • Moved generate_signature and verify_signature functions into wagtail.images.utils (Noah H)
    • Implement bulk_to_python on all structural StreamField block types (Matt Westcott)
    • ➕ Add natural key support to GroupCollectionPermission (Jim Jazwiecki)
    • Implement prepopulated_fields for wagtail.contrib.modeladmin (David Bramwell)
    • 🔄 Change classname keyword argument on basic StreamField blocks to form_classname (Meghana Bhange)
    • Replace page explorer pushPage/popPage with gotoPage for more flexible explorer navigation (Karl Hobley)
    • 🛠 Fix: Make page-level actions accessible to keyboard users in page listing tables (Jesse Menn)
    • 🛠 Fix: WAGTAILFRONTENDCACHE_LANGUAGES was being interpreted incorrectly. It now accepts a list of strings, as documented (Karl Hobley)
    • 🛠 Fix: Update oEmbed endpoints to use https where available (Matt Westcott)
    • 🛠 Fix: Revise edit_handler bind order in ModelAdmin views and fix duplicate form instance creation (Jérôme Lebleu)
    • 🛠 Fix: Properly distinguish child blocks when comparing revisions with nested StreamBlocks (Martin Mena)
    • 🛠 Fix: Correctly handle Turkish 'İ' characters in client-side slug generation (Matt Westcott)
    • Fix: Page chooser widgets now reflect custom get_admin_display_title methods (Saptak Sengupta)
    • 🛠 Fix: Page.copy() now raises an error if the page being copied is unsaved (Anton Zhyltsou)
    • 🛠 Fix: Page.copy() now triggers a page_published if the copied page is live (Anton Zhyltsou)
    • 🛠 Fix: The Elasticsearch URLS setting can now take a string on its own instead of a list (Sævar Öfjörð Magnússon)
    • 🛠 Fix: Avoid retranslating month / weekday names that Django already provides (Matt Westcott)
    • 🛠 Fix: Fixed padding around checkbox and radio inputs (Cole Maclean)
    • 🛠 Fix: Fix spacing around the privacy indicator panel (Sævar Öfjörð Magnússon, Dan Braghis)
    • 🛠 Fix: Consistently redirect to admin home on permission denied (Matt Westcott, Anton Zhyltsou)