CMS Lite Release Notes

The following section describes what's new in the latest CMS Lite product release and, where applicable, links to additional information and functionality.

Current Release:

Previous Releases (by year):


Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.9.1

Release Date: September 15, 2020

What's New?

  • Backend changes to improve performance and prepare for the redesign of CMS Lite
  • A bug which caused the force download function on assets to not work correctly has been fixed
  • A bug which caused items to appears in the site map which should not be visible (such as simple services) has been fixed
  • A bug which allowed cloned pages to be published with incomplete metadata has been fixed
  • External links now have metadata for "Moved by" and "Moved date" in the settings tab

Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.9.0.3

Release Date: August 4, 2020

What's New?

  • Moving pages in CMS Lite will now reflect in QA without need to re-save pages
  • The Page Path metadata field will no longer accept full URLs that include "http" or "https"
  • A bug which included an incorrect URL in the notification that a forms page has been unlocked has been fixed
  • A bug that erased anchor links when clicking "Undo" in the Editor has been fixed

Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.9.0.2

Release Date: May 5, 2020

What's New?

  • On the CMS Lite homepage:
    • a new Feature filter has been included to display pages that use an iframe
    • a bug was fixed that prevented users from publishing a single page
  • A bug which did not display certain CKEditor icons for high resolution devices has been fixed
  • Other front and back-end changes have been implemented to improve the application

Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.9.0.1 Java 11

Release Date: Jan 28, 2020

What's New?

  • Upgraded the codebase of CMS Lite, Enhanced Search and Rendering Engines of CMS Lite-based sites (e.g.: gov.bc.ca) from Java 8 to Java 11
  • Upgraded the UI for Form Builder (Orbeon) to 2019.1.0.20191022020