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  • This release includes a number of new front matter interfaces, a redesigned site Status section, and general bug fixes.

    Features:

    • Fresh design for Status section
    • Social front matter interfaces (Google+, GitHub, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and email address)
    • Rich text front matter interfaces (Markdown and HTML)
    • Number front matter interface
    • Image and document front matter interfaces
    • Option to provide default values for new array items in front matter
    • Separate billing email address to receive invoices
    • SSL and other security improvements

    Fixes:

    • Fix some gzip issues when serving files
    • Remove invoices potentially appearing over the free trial
    • Prevent potential broken links when using @import in CSS files with optimisations
    • Prevent error caused by syntax validation in some cases
    • Fixed build error display in Visual Editor
    • Fixed issue when syncing an extremely large number of files
    • Select front matter interface sorting issue
    • Minor style fixes
  • Live Compiler Build Logs

    19 Jul 2016
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    Minor

    This release adds live output from Jekyll builds. This also allows you to view output from successful builds rather than only failed builds.

    View the live output from any build

    Features:

    • Live outputs from Jekyll builds. Click Show Output in the sidebar or Status section to view a live stream of logs during a build
    • Output of a successful build is available in the Status section

    Fixes:

    • Apostrophes in post titles no longer slugify to a dash
    • Better handling of invalid authentication states
    • Image cropper not working in certain cases
    • Preventing Move to new folder if the folder has the same name
    • Missing images in the Visual and Content Editors have a more informative error message
  • This release contains SEO improvements for the file server and a better publish workflow.

    Features:

    • Improved publish for draft posts. When a date is specified in the front matter, CloudCannon uses that for the published filename. When the date field is empty, CloudCannon populates it with today’s date and uses that in the filename. If there is no date field, CloudCannon uses today’s date in the filename.
    • YAML/CSV now only copies the structure from previous entry when creating a new array item rather than the values as well
    • Text-based files are served with a utf-8 character encoding
    • URLs ending with */index.html redirect to */

    Fixes:

    • Better preloading on route changes after uploading large lists of files
    • @import in CSS files no longer prevents compression if the imports are external URLs
    • Context menu missing for folders in File Browser
    • Fixed error messages on File Browser load
    • Protected GitHub branches now disconnect if a push fails
    • Code tags no longer escape HTML characters when saving to Markdown
    • Fixed issue preventing optimisations in some cases
  • YAML Comments

    30 Jun 2016
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    Minor

    This release marks the much-awaited arrival of front matter comments in the Settings Panel. Scores of bug fixes and quality-of-life changes are also included.

    Features:

    • Comments/notes for front matter in the Settings Panel
    • Download file option in the file context menu
    • Links to pages made in Visual Editor and Content Editor formatted as pretty URLs if possible
    • Blank option for select fields
    • Settings Panel and Toggle Settings button hidden if front matter is empty

    Fixes:

    • Fragment/hash hrefs no longer navigate out of Visual Editor
    • The placeholder/input when creating new drafts and collection items starts in view when there are many files
    • Replacing images in the Content Editor no longer resizes the image to the size of the editor window
    • Syntax highlighting for YAML files includes .yaml extension
    • Hide context menu for files if only option is Open file
    • File context menu uses collection name in the Explore section
    • Remove rename and delete for data files in Explore section
    • Fix Posts showing up twice in Explore section with some Jekyll configurations
    • Fix add button label changing in front matter array interface on click in some configurations
    • SSL certs now applied to all subdomains
    • Fixed some edge case path rewriting when saving or publishing drafts/posts in subfolders
    • General style fixes
  • This release further streamlines our domain and DNS workflow, particularly with apex domains and External DNS. Issues with Jekyll Plugins have been fixed from feedback from users in the private beta - contact support to join if you haven’t already.

    Features:

    • Clearer workflow for DNS and configuring domains
    • Support for multiple TXT records with CloudCannon DNS
    • Instructions and interface for configuring an apex domain on External DNS
    • CloudCannon interface support for Jekyll versions >= 3.1.4

    Fixes:

    • FTP syncing issue
    • Dropbox to CloudCannon syncing issues
    • Solved plugin issues related to latest nokogiri version
    • Files and folders starting with an underscore are now hidden when browsing files in front matter _path selector
    • Improved error handling for creating a new files from Collection Defaults with invalid front matter
    • Improved error handling for SSL
  • This release increases the speed of all file operations (saving, syncing and serving etc.) and resolves issues discovered via support.

    Features:

    • Improved speed on all file operations
    • Storage provider icon replaces file browser icon when connected

    Fixes:

    • HTML code within tilde code blocks are no longer escaped
    • Unauthorised GitHub accounts handled more gracefully
    • Updating the title or date on a post within a category folder will no longer remove the post from the category folder
    • i18n rewriting mailto and data URIs
    • Additional DNS empty form fields
    • Uploads are tagged with the correct author in GitHub
    • Consistent capitalisation on context menus
    • “Move to a new folder” replaces spaces with hyphens
    • File browser ordering broken when a folder starts with a -
    • File drag styles fixed
    • YAML editor with array as base child has “Add <singular>” instead of “Add Detail”
    • Hidden folders no longer appear after creating a new folder
  • Plugins Fixes

    13 May 2016
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    Minor

    This release fixes a few early bugs found in the plugins private beta.

    Features:

    • Added --drafts to compiler error if Output Draft Posts is enabled
    • Better compiler output from plugin builds

    Fixes:

    • Gemfiles can be created in the File Browser
    • Titles missing from Page Selector
    • Gemfiles can be synced with storage providers
    • Storage providers were unable to connect for some cases
    • Layout select in front matter editor now works with subfolders
  • Plugins Beta

    10 May 2016
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    Major

    This release marks our first official support for custom plugins. Get in touch if you want to be part of the beta. Read on for the full list of features and bug fixes included.

    Features:

    • Private beta for Jekyll plugin support
    • Update filename for blog posts when the title and date are changed in the Settings Panel
    • Prettify index.html in editor breadcrumbs
    • Code editing for .coffee, .scss, .sass, .rb and .json in Source Editor greatly improved
    • Output path shown in Explore / Pages section
    • Improved UI for JSON and YAML files with array as only child
    • YAML/JSON editor uses prettified filename if no title exists

    Fixes:

    • Prevent items in Explore to be moved above their base path
    • Fixed comments added by keyboard shortcut in Source Editor for .scss files
    • Fixed issue when navigating to a page displayed scrolled down
    • Prevent naming issues with non-documented, Jekyll-supported named posts
  • This release improves the user experience for editing YAML files and adding files to an empty site.

    Features:

    • Improved YAML editor with redesigned breadcrumb and layout
    • Added hide_content setting to enable a full screen YAML editor for front matter
    • Added non-output items to the page selector and enabled the control on all pages
    • Status navigation item now displays what is happening during a sync, build or compression
    • After creating a new collection item the new view will be scrolled into view
    • Improved SSL security
    • Validation on SSL certs when uploaded

    Fixes:

    • Collection tab displaying at incorrect times
    • Layout select box now populates correctly
    • Prevented internal classes from leaking into saved content
    • Better handling on invalid YAML and front matter
  • This release adds inline editing of Markdown content. This feature means that posts, collection items or pages written in Markdown are editable in the Visual Editor automatically. View the related blog post or the Editable Region documentation for more information.

    Markdown content region editable in the Visual Editor

    Features:

    • Inline editing on Markdown pages
    • Object and array support for Contact Forms

    Fixes:

    • Span tag edge case issue fixed in Content Editor
    • GitHub syncing no longer missing files on some large commits
    • Underscores are now allowed in CNAMEs
    • Unsubscribe link updated in Contact Forms
    • Fixed some cases of bad pluralisation in Settings Panel