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Option to add "nofollow" to links

February 15th, 2023 | Minor

The link editor will now allow you to add rel="nofollow", when you want to prevent search engine crawlers from following links.

We have also noticed an issue with builds failing for sites using Astro versions 2.0.7 and above. We have added a build suggestion to the app that should fix these sites. Affected sites should change their Astro version to 2.0.6 until a later Astro release that fixes this issue.


  • A "nofollow" option is now available when editing links.
  • The Sendit template is now available for Gatsby and Nuxt, in beta.
  • CloudCannon can now auto-detect build settings for Astro sites.
  • Added a suggested fix for a known build issue with Astro v2.0.7 and above.


  • DigiCert is now deprecated as a certificate authority for SSL. Affected users will be sent advice about how to proceed.
  • Requests to sites with invalid routing rules will now result in informative error pages, instead of generic 500 errors.

Image upload fix

February 13th, 2023 | Minor

This release fixes a bug, stemming from the previous release, which prevented image uploads in the editor in some cases.


  • Prevent the Save button from breaking after an image is uploaded.

Eleventy v2.0.0 support

February 10th, 2023 | Minor

This release provides support for the recent Eleventy version 2.0.0. A number of other features and fixes are also included.


  • More explanation around Cloudinary fields when adding DAM.
  • Increased support for Eleventy/11ty v2.0.0.
  • Increased build time limit to 30 minutes (except on legacy plans).


  • Filename prompt for new data files no longer empty.
  • Preview images in the Data Editor no longer fail to load when the path/URL contains spaces or some other non-ASCII characters.

Data Editor hotfix

February 8th, 2023 | Minor

This release fixes a bug that made the Data Editor fail to load.

A number of items that were documented in our last changelog were not included in the previous release. They have been included in this release, and we apologize for any confusion caused.


  • Fixed a bug where certain inputs with null values caused the Data Editor to crash
  • Fixed SAML authentication callbacks for subpath sites

Full support for Next.js

February 7th, 2023 | Minor

This release adds full support for static sites built with Next.js. Check out our starter guide for tips on configuring your Next.js site for CloudCannon. We have also released a new Sendit template for Astro.

The CloudCannon Beta is now open to everyone to preview upcoming CloudCannon features and improvements. You can switch in and out of the Beta by using the button in your user profile in the bottom left.


  • Support for Next.js is now out of beta.
  • Updated the Sendit template for Next.js.
  • Added a Sendit template for Astro.
  • The CloudCannon Beta is now available to everyone.
  • MDX is now supported in the Content Editor.
  • Added support for the hugo.toml configuration file.
  • On-going incident reports are now visible from the login page.
  • Automatically give new sites a sensible name based on the source, if not named deliberately.
  • Increase the maximum size for uploaded .zip files to 500mb, and improved the error message when this limit is exceeded.
  • When creating a backup of your site, there is now an option to exclude the .git folder for a smaller download size.
  • Added Deno to the build image


  • Fixed a bug preventing the index page of a multilingual Hugo site from being opened in the Visual Editor.
  • Handle a potential edge-case bug on the fileserver.
  • Fix trial text overflowing the sidebar.
  • Fixed a bug preventing files from being compressed if they contained an invalid srcset attribute.
  • Fixed a handful of issues that could occur when creating pages and posts on a Jekyll site with a custom source directory.
  • Improved performance of editor for pages with unknown snippets.
  • Fixed an issue where a misconfigured array could prevent the Data Editor from opening properly.
  • Fixed an issue where Partners could never complete the organisation setup checklist.
  • Builds are now marked as failed if they output no files.
  • Fixed an issue where image previews failed to load when the image path contained certain Unicode characters.

More control over empty values

January 19th, 2023 | Minor

This release contains a variety of features and fixes.



  • Letters will no longer be converted to HTML entities by the Editor interface.
  • Prevent Markdown characters from being "escaped" unnecessarily.
  • The flow for creating a new site is now more consistent across different parts of the app.
  • Fixed issue with Client Sharing not able to select files from a DAM.
  • The Developer demo has been removed, in favour of the other starter templates we offer.
  • You can now edit your Single Sign On certificate without removing and re-adding your configuration.
  • Fixed a bug preventing some XML files from being used to pre-fill SSO/SAML details.
  • Removed some outdated information regarding SAML authentication.
  • Fixed an edge-case error around clicking the Save button.
  • Increased security measures around user data.
  • Implemented stricter locking of user accounts after multiple failed login attempts.
  • Security updates.

General fixes

December 21st, 2022 | Minor

This release fixes an issue when publishing Jekyll draft files with a custom source path.


  • Prevented invalid path when publishing an existing Jekyll draft file to posts on a site with a custom source.
  • Increased number of site authentication users shown at a time.

Jekyll draft fix

December 20th, 2022 | Minor

This release fixes an issue when publishing Jekyll draft files.


  • Prevented invalid path when publishing an existing Jekyll draft file to posts.

General fixes

December 19th, 2022 | Minor

This release fixes a number of issues.


  • Made SVG previews load correctly in the Data Editor.
  • Improved handling of empty source and data_config in the global configuration.
  • Invalid paths no longer generated when creating new files when the collection path is the root folder.
  • Prevent unsubscribing from emails delivering critical hosting limit warnings.

SvelteKit support out of beta

December 15th, 2022 | Major

This release provides increased support for SvelteKit, marking the end of our beta. We've included a fully featured SvelteKit template called Sendit. Along with number of general features and fixes, we've added a feature called Create Paths to control where new content files are created, and how they are named.


  • Improved the order in the drop down when selecting an SSG.
  • Installed .NET SDK on the build environment for Statiq SSG.
  • Install latest LTS Node.js (v18) on the build environment.
  • Organizations for new user accounts now use the first name provided when created.
  • Sendit template for SvelteKit.
  • Improved performance during the opening and closing parts of the build process.
  • New Create Path configuration for collections and schemas to control where new collection files are created and named.


  • Made file size display for back ups in readable units.
  • Fixed input configuration not being read from schemas in some situations.
  • Fixed default icon for structure-based items in array inputs.
  • Prevent invalid data when creating initial global configuration files.
  • Fixed edge case not being able to add new structure-based array item.
  • Added default preview text for Snippets to prevent empty boxes.
  • Fixed cancel subscription not having two-click confirmation.

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