Wagtail v2.6 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-08-01 // over 1 year ago
    • ✂ Removed support for Python 3.4
    • ➕ Added support for short_description for field labels in modeladmin's InspectView (Wesley van Lee)
    • Rearranged SCSS folder structure to the client folder and split them approximately according to ITCSS. (Naomi Morduch Toubman, Jonny Scholes, Janneke Janssen, Hugo van den Berg)
    • ➕ Added support for specifying cell alignment on TableBlock (Samuel Mendes)
    • ➕ Added more informative error when a non-image object is passed to the image template tag (Deniz Dogan)
    • ➕ Added more ARIA landmarks across the admin interface and welcome page for screen reader users to navigate the CMS more easily (Beth Menzies)
    • ➕ Added ButtonHelper examples in the modelAdmin primer page within documentation (Kalob Taulien)
    • 📚 Multiple clarifications, grammar and typo fixes throughout documentation (Dan Swain)
    • 📚 Use correct URL in API example in documentation (Michael Bunsen)
    • 🚚 Move datetime widget initialiser JS into the widget's form media instead of page editor media (Matt Westcott)
    • ➕ Add form field prefixes for input forms in chooser modals (Matt Westcott)
    • Increase font-size across the whole admin (Beth Menzies, Katie Locke)
    • 👌 Improved text color contrast across the whole admin (Beth Menzies, Katie Locke)
    • ➕ Added consistent focus outline styles across the whole admin (Thibaud Colas)
    • ✂ Removed version number from the logo link’s title. The version can now be found under the Settings menu (Thibaud Colas)
    • ➕ Added "don't delete" option to confirmation screen when deleting images, documents and modeladmin models (Kevin Howbrook)
    • ➕ Added branding_title template block for the admin title prefix (Dillen Meijboom)
    • ➕ Add image dimensions in image gallery and image choosers for screen reader users (Helen Chapman)
    • ➕ Added support for custom search handler classes to modeladmin's IndexView, and added a class that uses the default Wagtail search backend for searching (Seb Brown, Andy Babic)
    • 👌 Improved heading structure for screen reader users navigating the CMS admin (Beth Menzies, Helen Chapman)
    • ⚡️ Updated group edit view to expose the Permission object for each checkbox (George Hickman)
    • 👌 Improve performance of Pages for Moderation panel (Fidel Ramos)
    • ➕ Add more contextual information for screen readers in the explorer menu’s links (Helen Chapman)
    • Added process_child_object and exclude_fields arguments to Page.copy() to make it easier for third-party apps to customise copy behavior (Karl Hobley)
    • Added Page.with_content_json(), allowing revision content loading behaviour to be customised on a per-model basis (Karl Hobley)
    • 👌 Improved screen-reader labels for action links in page listing (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • ➕ Added screen-reader labels for table headings in page listing (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • ➕ Added screen reader labels for page privacy toggle, edit lock, status tag in page explorer & edit views (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • ➕ Added screen-reader labels for dashboard summary cards (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • ➕ Added screen-reader labels for privacy toggle of collections (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • Added construct_settings_menu hook (Jordan Bauer, Quadric)
    • 🛠 Fixed compatibility of date / time choosers with wagtail-react-streamfield (Mike Hearn)
    • 🐎 Performance optimization of several admin functions, including breadcrumbs, home and index pages (Fidel Ramos)
    • 🛠 Fix: ModelAdmin no longer fails when filtering over a foreign key relation (Jason Dilworth, Matt Westcott)
    • 🛠 Fix: The Wagtail version number is now visible within the Settings menu (Kevin Howbrook)
    • 🛠 Fix: Scaling images now rounds values to an integer so that images render without errors (Adrian Brunyate)
    • 🛠 Fix: Revised test decorator to ensure TestPageEditHandlers test cases run correctly (Alex Tomkins)
    • 🛠 Fix: Wagtail bird animation in admin now ends correctly on all browsers (Deniz Dogan)
    • 🛠 Fix: Explorer menu no longer shows sibling pages for which the user does not have access (Mike Hearn)
    • 🛠 Fix: Fixed occurences of invalid HTML across the CMS admin (Thibaud Colas)
    • 🛠 Fix: Admin HTML now includes the correct dir attribute for the active language (Andreas Bernacca)
    • ⚡️ Fix: Fix type error when using --chunk_size argument on ./manage.py update_index (Seb Brown)
    • 🛠 Fix: Avoid rendering entire form in EditHandler's repr method (Alex Tomkins)
    • 🛠 Fix: Add empty alt attributes to HTML output of Embedly and oEmbed embed finders (Andreas Bernacca)
    • 🛠 Fix: Add empty alt attributes to all images in the CMS admin (Andreas Bernacca)
    • 🛠 Fix: Make URL generator preview image alt translateable (Thibaud Colas)
    • 🛠 Fix: Clear pending AJAX request if error occurs on page chooser (Matt Westcott)
    • 🛠 Fix: Prevent text from overlapping in focal point editing UI (Beth Menzies)
    • 🛠 Fix: Screen readers now announce "Dashboard" for the main nav’s logo link instead of Wagtail’s version number (Thibaud Colas)
    • 🛠 Fix: Screen readers now treat page-level action dropdowns as navigation instead of menus (Helen Chapman)
    • 🛠 Fix: Make icon font implementation more screen-reader-friendly (Thibaud Colas)
    • 🛠 Fix: Remove duplicate labels in image gallery and image choosers for screen reader users (Helen Chapman)
    • 🛠 Fix: Restore custom "Date" icon for scheduled publishing panel in Edit page’s Settings tab (Helen Chapman)
    • 🛠 Fix: Added missing form media to user edit form template (Matt Westcott)
    • 🛠 Fix: Add a label to the modals’ “close” button for screen reader users (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • 🛠 Fix: Ensure the 'add child page' button displays when focused (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • 🛠 Fix: Remove tab order customisations in CMS admin (Jordan Bauer)
    • 🛠 Fix: Add labels to permission checkboxes for screen reader users (Helen Chapman, Katie Locke)
    • Fix: Page.copy() no longer copies child objects when the accesssor name is included in exclude_fields_in_copy (Karl Hobley)
    • 🛠 Fix: Move focus to the pages explorer menu when open (Helen Chapman)
    • 🛠 Fix: Clicking the privacy toggle while the page is still loading no longer loads the wrong data in the page (Helen Chapman)
    • Fix: Added missing is_stored_locally method to AbstractDocument (jonny5532)
    • 🛠 Fix: Query model no longer removes punctuation as part of string normalisation (William Blackie)
    • 🛠 Fix: Make login test helper work with user models with non-default username fields (Andrew Miller)
    • 🛠 Fix: Delay dirty form check to prevent "unsaved changes" warning from being wrongly triggered (Thibaud Colas)