Wagtail v2.7 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-11-06 // 9 days ago
    • πŸ‘Œ Improved StreamField design (Bertrand Bordage)
    • βž• Added WebP image support (frmdstryr, Karl Hobley, Matt Westcott)
    • βž• Added Elasticsearch 7 support (pySilver)
    • βž• Added Python 3.8 support (John Carter, Matt Westcott)
    • Added construct_page_listing_buttons hook (Michael van Tellingen)
    • βž• Added more detailed documentation and troubleshooting for installing OpenCV for feature detection (Daniele Procida)
    • βž• Added Table Block caption for accessibility (Rahmi Pruitt)
    • ♻️ Move and refactor upgrade notification JS (Jonny Scholes)
    • βž• Add ability to insert internal anchor links/links with fragment identifiers in Draftail (rich text) fields (Iman Syed)
    • Remove need for Elasticsearch update_all_types workaround, upgrade minimum release to 6.4.0 or above (Jonathan Liuti)
    • βž• Add ability for users to change their own name via the account settings page (Kevin Howbrook)
    • βž• Add ability to insert telephone numbers as links in Draftail (rich text) fields (Mikael EngstrΓΆm and Liam Brenner)
    • Increase delay before search in the snippet chooser, to prevent redundant search request round trips (Robert Rollins)
    • Add WAGTAIL_EMAIL_MANAGEMENT_ENABLED setting to determine whether users can change their email address (Janne Alatalo)
    • Recognise Soundcloud artist URLs as embeddable (Kiril Staikov)
    • Add WAGTAILDOCS_SERVE_METHOD setting to determine how document downloads will be linked to and served (Tobias McNulty, Matt Westcott)
    • Add WAGTAIL_MODERATION_ENABLED setting to enable / disable the 'Submit for Moderation' option (Jacob Topp-Mugglestone)
    • βž• Added settings to customise pagination page size for the Images admin area (Brian Whitton)
    • βž• Added ARIA role to TableBlock output (Matt Westcott)
    • βž• Added cache-busting query parameters to static files within the Wagtail admin (Matt Westcott)
    • Allow register_page_action_menu_item and construct_page_action_menu hooks to override the default menu action (Rahmi Pruitt, Matt Westcott)
    • WAGTAILIMAGES_MAX_IMAGE_PIXELS limit now takes the number of animation frames into account (Karl Hobley)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Added line breaks to long filenames on multiple image / document uploader (Kevin Howbrook)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Added https support for Scribd oEmbed provider (Rodrigo)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Changed StreamField group labels color so labels are visible (Catherine Farman)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Prevented images with a very wide aspect ratio from being displayed distorted in the rich text editor (Iman Syed)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Prevent exception when deleting a model with a protected One-to-one relationship (Neal Todd)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Added labels to snippet bulk edit checkboxes for screen reader users (Martey Dodoo)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Middleware responses during page preview are now properly returned to the user (Matt Westcott)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Default text of page links in rich text uses the public page title rather than the admin display title (Andy Chosak)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Specific page permission checks are now enforced when viewing a page revision (Andy Chosak)
    • πŸ›  Fix: pageurl and slugurl tags no longer fail when request.site is None (Samir Shah)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Output form media on add/edit image forms with custom models (Matt Westcott)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Output form media on add/edit document forms with custom models (Sergey Fedoseev)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Layout for the clear checkbox in default FileField widget (Mikalai Radchuk)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Remove ASCII conversion from Postgres search backend, to support stemming in non-Latin alphabets (Pavel Denisov)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Prevent tab labels on page edit view from being cut off on very narrow screens (Kevin Howbrook)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Very long words in page listings are now broken where necessary (Kevin Howbrook)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Language chosen in user preferences no longer persists on subsequent requests (Bojan Mihelac)
    • Fix: Prevent new block IDs from being assigned on repeated calls to StreamBlock.get_prep_value (Colin Klein)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Prevent broken images in notification emails when static files are hosted on a remote domain (Eduard Luca)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Replace styleguide example avatar with default image to avoid issues when custom user model is used (Matt Westcott)
    • πŸ›  Fix: DraftailRichTextArea is no longer treated as a hidden field by Django's form logic (Sergey Fedoseev)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Replace format() placeholders in translatable strings with % formatting (Matt Westcott)
    • Fix: Altering Django REST Framework's DEFAULT_AUTHENTICATION_CLASSES setting no longer breaks the page explorer menu and admin API (Matt Westcott)
    • πŸ›  Fix: Regression - missing label for external link URL field in link chooser (Stefani Castellanos)

Previous changes from v2.7.rc2

  • πŸ”„ Changes from 2.7rc1:

    • manage.py collectstatic no longer breaks with ManifestStaticFilesStorage (Matt Westcott)
    • Altering Django REST Framework's DEFAULT_AUTHENTICATION_CLASSES setting no longer breaks the page explorer menu and admin API (Matt Westcott)
    • πŸ‘ Made Python 3.8 support official