Backdrop CMS v1.15.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-01-16 // about 1 month ago
  • 🚀 The Backdrop community is proud to release version 1.15 of Backdrop CMS, following our 4-month release cycle.

    ⚡️ Notes for updating:

    • It will be necessary to run the update script (located at /update.php) for this release.
    • 🚀 No changes have been made to the .htaccess, robots.txt or default settings.php files in this release. Updating custom versions of those files is not necessary.

    Major new features in Backdrop 1.15.0 preview include:

    • #3297 Add Image Library modal to Image fields
    • #3566 Add a recent news block to the dashboard
    • 0️⃣ #1610 Allow content to be placed into the menu by default
    • #4200 Allow menus to be always click/touch activated (rather than hover activated)
    • #3972 Add new translatable HTML5 date form elements: html_datetime, html_date, html_time
    • #4235 Add more display options for boolean fields

    Also changed since version 1.14.2:

    • 🚀 All changes from version 1.14.3
    • ⚡️ #4254 News Block Followup: Switch URL to a config setting and cache the news updates
    • #4270 Fix Possible regression when adding blocks with file fields
    • #4181 Remove entity_create_stub_entity() in favor of entity_create()
    • 💻 #3326 Provide UI to define watchdog severity levels
    • 0️⃣ #4156 Disable comments by default on NEW content types
    • 🚚 #3931 Remove all default words (stop words) from path alias "Strings to Remove" settings

Previous changes from v1.15.0-preview

  • 🚀 This is the preview release of Backdrop 1.15.0. Please use this version if you would like to test the features of the new version of Backdrop prior to the official release on January 15, 2020.

    Major new features in Backdrop 1.15.0 preview include:

    • #3297 Add Image Library modal to Image fields
    • #3566 Add a recent news block to the dashboard
    • 0️⃣ #1610 Allow content to be placed into the menu by default
    • #4200 Allow menus to be always click/touch activated (rather than hover activated)
    • #3972 Add new translatable HTML5 date form elements: html_datetime, html_date, html_time
    • #4235 Add more display options for boolean fields