Plone 4.3 (Apr 15, 2013)
The third feature release in the Plone 4 series.
For installation instructions go to: developer.plone.org/getstarted/installation.html.
There may be hotfixes applicable to this release. Always check the Plone Hotfix Page before production deployment.
For Linux/BSD/Unix (50 MB)
For Mac OS X (35Mb)
For Windows (40 MB)
For Windows (42 MB)
For all platforms (Installs Plone development/evaluation virtual environment from source on any VirtualBox/Vagrant compatible system.)
|Release Manager||Eric Steele|
|Released||2013/04/16 00:00:00 UTC|
Feature enhancements in this release
The following features are associated with this release:
- In-Plone theme editor
Create, edit, and share Diazo themes directly from your Plone site.
- DateTime memory improvements
Changes to data storage improve Plone's memory footprint by 10-20%
- Plain text searches now ignore accents
Improves Plone's search engine to ignore accents when finding content.
- Improved Syndication
Added support for Atom, iTunes feed formats. RSS syndication settings are now managed from a Plone control panel. Provide extra hooks for easier feed output customization.
- Updated Content Rules interface
The content rules control panel UI has been updated to be easier to manage and create content rules by using overlays and AJAX. There is also a new ability to filter content rules, easily enable/disable rules and easily apply a rule to the root of the site.
- API for password validation policy
Provide an API allowing configuration of password strength requirements.
Add z3c.form support to plone.app.portlets Allows portlet forms to be built with the Plone's preferred form library.
- Update TinyMCE
Update TinyMCE to version 3.4. Improved support for Internet Explorer. Introduces a new and simplified browser for links and images. Adds Dexterity compatibility.
- Provide more body classes
Add a class attribute to the <body> element for each level of the page's path within the site.
- No longer distribute kupu as part of Plone core
Plone no longer includes the kupu WYSIWYG editor. Those wishing to use kupu must explicity require Products.kupu in their buildouts.
- Remove KSS support
KSS (Kinetic Style Sheets) are no longer supported as a part of Plone core. Existing functionality has been migrated to use jQuery instead. Those add-ons relying on KSS may include it by depending on plone.app.kss.
Please see the Plone upgrade guide for more details.