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Ole Marius Smestad

eZ Publish 4.3.0beta2 released

Tuesday 09 March 2010 4:51:10 pm

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We are happy to announce the availability of eZ Publish 4.3.0 beta2. It provides several fixes and updates to the extensions provided.

Notable changes and improvements since 4.3.0 beta1

Kernel

  • Mail transport classes can now be placed inside extensions
  • eZ JSCore - file names were cut
  • Added date picker for ezdate and ezdatetime datatypes in admin2

eZ Find

  • Configurable context aware handling of attributes with respect to search, facets, filtering and sort
  • Multi-lingual imporovements: option to have each language being served from its own index with language specific spellchecks, synonyms, stemming, ...
  • Improved highlighting, now also configurable in ezfind.ini
  • Possibility to specify commit delays without using cron (useful for installations with lots of updates and UGC)
  • Improvements of the elevate administration panel

For detailed changes see the changelogs below (kernel only for now).

Notes on backwards compatibility

For more in-depth information on these changes have a look at the dedicated document for this: backwards compatibility information

Changelogs

Full changelog is available via the link: changelog 4.3.0beta1 to 4.3.0beta2

Upgrading

We don't recommend upgrading any production site to eZ Publish 4.3.0beta2 yet. However if you want to give it a try in a testing environment, you need to replace the distribution files and run the two database upgrade scripts in noted below:

update/database/mysql|postgresql/4.3/unstable/dbupdate-4.2.0-to-4.3.0alpha1.sql
update/database/mysql|postgresql/4.3/unstable/dbupdate-4.3.0alpha1-to-4.3.0beta1.sql
update/database/mysql|postgresql/4.3/unstable/dbupdate-4.3.0beta1-to-4.3.0beta2.sql

In addition make sure to consult the documentation for any extension for specific instructions.

Downloads

You can download the release of eZ Publish and extensions at this URL: download eZ Publish and extensions

Also check out the official press release.

Reference: eZ Publish 4.3.0alpha1 released and eZ Publish 4.3.0 beta1 released

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