Backdrop 1.15 has just been released

Backdrop 1.15 has just been released

Following the 4-month release cycle, the Backdrop community has released the version 1.15 of Backdrop CMS.

Major new features in Backdrop 1.15.0 version include:

  • Image Library modal in Image fields
  • Recent news block in the Dashboard
  • Content can be placed in the menu by default
  • Menus are click/touch activated (rather than hover activated)
  • Translatable HTML5 date form elements: html_datetime, html_date, html_time
  • More display options for boolean fields

The following features have been changed since version 1.14.2:

  • News Block Followup: Switch URL to a config setting and cache the news updates
  • The entity_create_stub_entity() in favor of entity_create()
  • UI for defining the watchdog severity levels is provided
  • Comments on NEW content types are disabled by default
  • All default words (stop words) are removed from path alias "Strings to Remove" settings

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.

Read for the detailed information on this release.

You can download Backdrop 1.15.0 from here.

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