BackdropCMS v1.13.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-05-16 // over 4 years ago
  • Backdrop CMS version 1.13 is here!

    ๐Ÿš€ The Backdrop community is proud to release this most recent version following our 4-month release cycle. This version of Backdrop includes great new features including:

    • An administrative Dashboard (and a redirect there on login)
    • More attributes or links added via the Rich-Text editor
    • A 'Reset' button for the filter on the Modules page
    • The addition of a entity_access() function.
    • ๐Ÿš€ All the changes included in 1.12.7.
    • More!

    โšก๏ธ Notes for updating:

    • ๐Ÿš€ It will be necessary to run the update script (located at /update.php) for this release.
    • ๐Ÿš€ This release does not modify files outside the core directory. Updating customized copies of those files is not necessary.

    ๐Ÿ”„ Changes since 1.12.7

    • ๐Ÿšš Issue #361: Move default views to their respective modules
    • ๐Ÿ›  Issue #3745: Fixed: Dashboard menu shows even if user doesn't have dashboard permission
    • Issue #3655: Add number of terms column to vocabulary overview page
    • Issue #3742: Add field_formatter_settings module to backdrop_merged_modules()
    • Issue #495: Add a useful dashboard to backdrop
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Issue #1777: Add support for more link attributes in rich-text editor (id, rel, target, title)
    • ๐Ÿ”€ Issue #1376: Port and merge Field Formatter Settings in core
    • Issue #3455: Identify translatable strings in core static config files
    • Issue #3011: Add function to entity: entity_access
    • Issue #3657: Add vertical tabs to the taxonomy term edit form
    • โšก๏ธ Issue #3453: Enable manual self-updates on new sites
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ Issue #574: Change default setting for Who can register accounts? to Administrators only
    • Issue #2595: Fix double-clicking "Save" when editing content causes an error
    • Issue #3690: Add $entity->getFieldValue() method to match field_get_value()
    • Issue #461: Add field_get_value() to get single value from field
    • ๐Ÿ“š Issue #3673: Improve the documentation of settings.local.php
    • Issue #3581: Add 'Reset' button to Modules page
    • ๐ŸŒ Issue #3505: Move the translation settings for content types to its own vertical tab.
    • โš  Issue #3558: Consolidate the warning about theme_debug being enabled in a single place
    • ๐ŸŒ Issue #3464: Extend the translation module to include a block that can hold translated content.