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.

Visit the Enhanced Search page for release notes regarding enhancements and fixes.

Product: CMS Lite

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Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.8.1

Release Date: Apr 10, 2018

What's New?

  • All indent formatting is now retained
  • The resizing of a map, data visualization or event calendar in CMS Lite (and on the rendering side) has been fixed
  • The Address field for the Contact Information right column component has been changed from a text field to a text area field
  • The Content Status Grid (on the CMS Lite homepage) now indicates if a page is being used in QA or PROD. This value is derived from the Usage tab for a given page
  • The Asset Status Grid (on the CMS Lite homepage) now indicates if an asset is being used in QA or PROD. This value is derived from the Usage tab for a given asset
  • You can now filter by User in the Workflow Status Pane
  • A link to the Plain Language Guide is now available via the CMS Lite Help menu
  • If assets are part of a workflow, the total file size of assets is displayed next to each job in the Workflow Status pane
  • Other front and back-end changes have been implemented to improve the application

Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.8.0

Release Date:  Mar 13, 2018

What's New?

  • The Contact Information box (right hand column) has been enhanced to allow for the input of multiple phone numbers, addresses, email addresses and websites in separate fields (along with a single intro field)
    • Please review pre-existing Contact Information boxes for accuracy
  • The expand/collapse arrows (used on replicant fields) have been updated to reflect a better user experience
  • Other back-end changes have been implemented to improve the application

Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.7.9

Release Date:  Feb 27, 2018

What's New?

  • Updated the label for the Status of a page, asset (and now) external link to be:
    • NEW: A new page, or newly uploaded asset --- same label as before
    • PUBLISHED UNMODIFIED: A page, or asset, that has been published (and not modified)
    • PUBLISHED MODIFIED: A previously published page that has been edited, or previously published asset that has been overwritten
    • UNPUBLISHED UNMODIFIED: A page, or asset, that has been unpublished (and not modified)
    • UNPUBLISHED MODIFIED: A page that has been unpublished and subsequently edited, or an asset that has been unpublished and overwritten
  • A number of technical tickets have been resolved
  • Other back-end changes have been implemented to improve the application

Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.7.8

Release Date:  Feb 13, 2018

What's New?

  • The Status and Modified columns on the Content/Asset Status Pane have been combined, along with the filter options for the Content Filters and the Asset Filters.
  • Table Properties plugin has been modified to ensure all new tables include a Header and Caption to meet accessibility standards
    • Please review existing tables and update accordingly
  • Allow Vocabulary Terms to have foreign language chars and other special symbols
  • Other back-end changes have been implemented to improve the application

Product: CMS Lite

Release Number: 2.7.7

Release Date:  Jan 30, 2018

What's New?

  • Backend technology that supports and run CMS Lite have been upgraded
  • Fixed a bug which prevented users from using the Results per Page drop-down on the Asset Status Grid on the CMS Lite homepage
  • Increased the carousel link title (max. chars) to 80 characters in the Theme template and Topic Template
  • Improved the way we are updating the page usage and asset usage information
  • Fixed an issue around concurrent publishing of content
  • Other back-end changes have been implemented to improve the application