4.1.1 release notes#

April 20, 2024


Upgrading from previous versions

django CMS 4.1 is the first community release of django CMS 4. Django CMS 4 introduces changes that require action if you are upgrading from a 3.x version. Please read the step-by-step guide to the process of upgrading from 3.5+ to 4 here: 4.0.0 release notes

Welcome to django CMS 4.1.1!

Django and Python compatibility#

django CMS supports Django 3.2 to 5.0. We highly recommend and only support the latest release of each series.

It supports Python 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, and 3.12. As for Django we highly recommend and only support the latest release of each series.

What’s new in 4.1.1#

Improved right-to-left support#

  • Both, the CSS assets and the JS assets have been adjusted to better support right-to-left languages (RTL).

  • Besides imrpvoed ease of use, the page tree can now be fully managed with RTL admin languages

  • Improved translations for Arabic

Faster menu rendering#

  • Improved efficiency building menus for the page tree dramatically reduces database hits

  • Page menus rendered by the core both for versioned and unversioned pages

Bug Fixes#

  • Placeholders do not block deletion of custom model instances with a PlaceholderRelationField.

  • Structure view respects toolbar language

  • Fixed management command to delete orphaned plugins

  • Faster DOM update after edition plugins

  • Directly redirect to edit endpoint after creating a new page

  • Allow editing page content object for apphook without root content

  • Render fallback language in place if redirect_on_fallback is set to False in the CMS_LANGUAGES settings