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This topic shows the changelog for each new version of XperienCentral and its add ons. The changelogs include a summary of the following:

  • New features that have been added
  • Improvements that have been made
  • Change requests that have been resolved
  • Bugs that have been fixed
  • Changes that have been made to the documentation (updates, additions and improvements)

The issue numbers are also a link to the full Jira issue.

See also Upgrade Notes per Version for further actions you are required to take after upgrading to each version of XperienCentral.


 XperienCentral R29

XperienCentral R29

Release date: July 21, 2020

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-37196] - Language switch doesn't always switch to the existing language version
[GXWM-37276] - Language switch on the backend does not always work properly when fallback languages are enabled
[GXWM-37298] - Indexing articles fails in alternative languages
[GXWM-37302] - Indexer thread breaks on removed or planned Display on page
[GXWM-37456] - Unexpected behavior encountered when using SEO Alternative URLs in planned content item versions

Improvement

[GXWM-37165] - Provide a preview option in unpublished content for non XC users
[GXWM-37167] - Add support for configuring a maximum image upload size
[GXWM-37171] - The "Not used" function sometimes shows content items that are actually used
[GXWM-37174] - Add support for reverting content items to a previous revision
[GXWM-37180] - Add the ability to customize the columns shown in Advanced Search
[GXWM-37182] - Show the size of images and downloads in the thumbnail view of Advanced Search
[GXWM-37185] - Preserve SEO URLs after removing a version of a content item
[GXWM-37186] - Add support for adding custom SEO URLs to page versions
[GXWM-37260] - Make IAF presentations use standard ordering and assign the first by default
[GXWM-37307] - BLM: Remove potentially offensive terms from the Documentation Wiki
[GXWM-37311] - Add support for sorting by file size in Advanced Search

Change Request

[GXWM-14738] - Represent Downloads by their friendly URL, not by /[context]/filename
[GXWM-36964] - Add an explicit language selection to the Dynamic Content Overview
[GXWM-37264] - Add support for changing the language of existing media item versions
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37370

Add ons

Content API 3.6.1

Bug

[XA-470] - The wrong result is returned when importing a page with 2 versions
[XA-438] - Add support for media item language versions to content staging


Monitoring Framework 1.1.9

Bug

[XA-464] - The context path in Monitoring Framework plugins is hardcoded
[XA-512] - Disabled monitoring jobs are re-enabled when the plugin restarts


Modular Content 2.0.6

Improvement

[XA-511] - Implement a referenced content items facet for Modular Content


 XperienCentral R28

XperienCentral R28

Release date: May 13, 2020

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-34728] - When duplicating a custom media item, the image properties are not copied
[GXWM-36861] - Make it possible to start instances of the XperienCentral frontend without having to build the JCR index
[GXWM-36877] - Nested personalizations don't work
[GXWM-36930] - usehttpsession=true doesn't work when the HTTP session is renewed
[GXWM-36952] - Sidebar widgets based on an archetype break the add widgets pop-up in NL edit language
[GXWM-36972] - Articles on a website with a context path containing a "-" result in a 404 error
[GXWM-36985] - A NullPointerException is thrown when getting imageValues from a ModularContent TemplateProperty
[GXWM-37096] - Personalized links containing the character "/" causes a stacktrace
[GXWM-37099] - Tags are not indexed by Solr for Download media items
[GXWM-37103] - Cannot delete content type using an identifier that was in use before
[GXWM-37136] - Validations of upload form fragments are lost when importing forms
[GXWM-37151] - A null pointer exception is thrown by the Monitoring Framework when you create a new channel
[GXWM-37168] - PageImpl.getUseHttps for page sections throws a stacktrace
[GXWM-37172] - XperienCentral behaves erratically when switching the language of a media item with multiple expired versions

Improvement

[GXWM-36866] - Add language facet for media items to Advanced Search
[GXWM-36971] - Support language version for media items in the Sitemap
[GXWM-36988] - Remove the Performance Dashboard from XperienCentral
[GXWM-37154] - Make it possible to explicitly define a System user

Change Request

[GXWM-36871] - Show the thread ID in /web/admin/threads
[GXWM-36944] - Make bulk actions extensible
[GXWM-37158] - Change the name of the "Actions" button in Advanced Search to "Bulk Actions"

Add ons

Content API 3.5.10

Bug

[XA-445] - Improve timezone support on the Job tab
[XA-446] - Cannot delete tags from modular page metadata
[XA-449] - Mouse events in the Modular Content panel don't work in Firefox
[XA-462] - Cannot remove a modular content type that extends image
[XA-465] - Duplicate component identifier error when activating modular image content type
[XA-490] - Page section export is broken

Improvement

[XA-443] - Archiving of import/export logs takes up too much time
[XA-485] - Support the importing of modular content templates, content types and predefined lists

Modular Content 2.0.8

Impovement

[XA-356] - Support changing the type or subtype of a template property definition
[XA-461] - Enhance the Modular Content API to support import/export
[XA-467] - Create a REST API for exporting Modular Content
[XA-472] - The small and large icons of Modular Content types are always updated even when they haven't been changed
[XA-485] - Support the importing of modular content templates, content types and predefined lists

Change Request

[XA-448] - Replace XPath dependencies in the Modular Content and Connector APIs
[XA-453] - Create a wizard UI for importing modular templates
[XA-454] - Create logic for importing modular templates
[XA-457] - Create logic for exporting modular templates

Monitoring Framework 1.1.8

Bug

[XA-476] - Add the ability to exclude specific servlets from the Monitoring Framework logging
[XA-489] - The Monitoring Framework add-on request listener functionality does not listen to configuration changes

Impovement

[XA-456] - The Solr status check in the Monitoring Framework takes up more resources than necessary

Headless Integration 2.2.1

Change Request

[XA-148] - A headless presentation has been added for Interactive Forms


 XperienCentral R27

XperienCentral R27

Release date: March 26, 2020

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-33955] - Form timestamps are not set when a form section is updated
[GXWM-36746] - Pages with links to redirect pages should immediately point to the target page
[GXWM-36761] - Upload fragments in forms try to validate MIME types even when no file has been uploaded
[GXWM-37016] - Out of memory condition caused by client and server errors not being reset
[GXWM-37011] - The Mediacollection element getMediaItems method returns double content IDs
[GXWM-36698] - Form timestamp is updated when switching from Forms to Form Sections
[GXWM-36762] - Prevent previous contentitem metadata from being loaded before the current item's metadata is shown
[GXWM-36875] - Preconditions on subforms do not work
[GXWM-36735] - Contenttypes with 2 or more underscores in identifier break editor on refresh

Improvement

[GXWM-36658] - Support language versions for media items
[GXWM-36934] - Show media item versions only in current editing language
[GXWM-36867] - Upgrade support for media item languages
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GXWM-36864] - Fallback language for Image, Download and Image Map elements
[GXWM-36917] - Use Solr 6 configuration and index
[GXWM-36845] - Add support for Oracle 19c
[GXWM-36853] - Remove deprecated methods from the API
[GXWM-36862] - Migrate from Nexus 2 to Nexus 3


Add ons

Connector API 3.5.7, 3.5.8

Change request

[GXWM-36782] - Add the Separator element identifier to content features that can be imported/exported

Bug

[XA-405] - Page not imported correctly
[XA-425] - Content export zip uses wrong slash on windows

Modular Content 2.0.3, 2.0.4, 2.0.5

Change request

[XA-398] - Add customizable help text for content managers to property definitions
[XA-211] - Change order of predefined list items
[XA-73] - Added validation to ensure id of a predefined list item is unique

Bug

[XA-458] - An SQL exception is thrown on Linux/MySQL
[XA-80] - Change in "Use in page metadata:" on creation is not saved
[XA-58] - Deleting of a content type that shares a template with another content type is not possible 
[XA-415] - Modular Content throws exception on first startup

Monitoring 1.1.6, 1.1.7

Change request

[XA-99] - Update Maximum Software versions for Monitoring Dashboard
[XA-158] - Removed deprecated 'slowest_pages_enabled' from the configuration
[XA-420] - Solr 6.6 support
[XA-336] - Add capacity prediction indicator









 XperienCentral R26.1

XperienCentral R26.1

Release date: January 21, 2020

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-11224] - Duplicating a planned version when a published version exists duplicates the published version instead
[GXWM-30102] - When copying/pasting a layout, line feeds are removed
[GXWM-30487] - Clarify which properties are general or specific for content items in the Properties Widget
[GXWM-34525] - <p> and </p> tags are sometimes used incorrectly in HTML rendered by XperienCentral
[GXWM-35606] - Interactive forms that have been de-published can still be submitted
[GXWM-35718] - Adding a layout containing an iFrame to a page forces a logout from XperienCentral
[GXWM-35873] - When saving an interactive form, the form view is not always refreshed
[GXWM-36354] - The publication status of content items is not always shown correctly in the Properties Widget
[GXWM-36412] - oEmbed does not function correctly when connecting through a proxy server
[GXWM-36743] - When closing a panel, the cursor sometimes scrolls to the very top of a content item
[GXWM-36910] - Errors appear in the log when indexing a website

Change Request

[GXWM-29799] - Add the ability to define the title of a link (see Adding Links)
[GXWM-32026] - Upgrade to Apache Solr 6

Improvement

[GXWM-36579] - Remove the Context Path definition from web.xml
[GXWM-36782] - Add the Separator element identifier to content features that can be imported/exported

Documentation

[GXWM-36640] - Update the documentation for Scheduled Tasks (see Scheduled Tasks)


 XperienCentral R26

XperienCentral R26

Release date: December 11, 2019

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-34441] - When form sections are nested, preconditions between them do not function correctly
[GXWM-36438] - Add HTTPS-specific settings for proxy servers to the Setup Tool
[GXWM-36553] - It is possible to delete versions of a page when you do not have permission to do so
[GXWM-36625] - Content import/export logs report an incorrect number of successfully imported/exported content items
[GXWM-36670] - Prehandling redirects in Interactive Forms use HTTP instead of HTTPS
[GXWM-36693] - The ProfilerService can cause out-of-memory errors
[GXWM-36731] - Creating a new password that is roughly the same as the previous returns an error message
[GXWM-36744] - It is not possible to select a custom image contenttype in an Image element

Improvement

[GXWM-36527] - Add pages and page sections to content that can be imported/exported
[GXWM-36691] - Support returning content id and type in wmedit:selectFromObjectManagerButton

Add ons


Modular Content 2.0.2

Bug

[XA-114] - Property subtype 'All Content types' field is empty and template is no longer editable
[XA-379] - Errors on read-only node when activating modular content type
[XA-387] - Template property subtype "All types" does not work for pages

Improvement

[XA-145] - Newly created predefined list is not immediately available
[XA-404] - Limit modular content type ID to 80 characters

Monitoring Framework 1.1.5

Bug

[XA-182] - An error is thrown every 5 minutes from the CPU indicator set on Windows 





 XperienCentral R24.2

XperienCentral R24.2

Release date: November 19, 2019

This release contains a number of security improvements.



 XperienCentral R25

XperienCentral R25

Release date: October 9, 2019

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-29590] - A stacktrace appears when deleting a Download element containing no file
[GXWM-34068] - Language labels are not synchronized between read/write and read-only nodes
[GXWM-36346] - The Image content type cannot be extended
[GXWM-36355] - Deleting a Modular Content item throws exceptions
[GXWM-36356] - A cluster event keeps being triggered when the target does not exist
[GXWM-36373] - An upgraded Oracle environment fails on the upgrade command "Changes for cluster tables."
[GXWM-36375] - The scheduled Solr indexer doesn't index any articles
[GXWM-36378] - There is a deadlock between NodeStateMerger and CachingHierarchyManager
[GXWM-36413] - Cannot retrieve the content of a Download element in a planned state
[GXWM-36426] - Cannot attach a Download element from a system session
[GXWM-36428] - A "Not implemented" error is thrown when invoking WorkflowService.publish() for a media item
[GXWM-36433] - There is no Java API for the Google Sitemap "Update frequency" and "Priority" properties in the SEO tab
[GXWM-36437] - WARNING messages appear in the log after creating and deleting a media item using the API
[GXWM-36443] - An image is not returned by getImage() after attaching it to an Image element
[GXWM-36446] - A null pointer exception occurs when creating a media item after creating a form
[GXWM-36513] - The input stream is not closed after attaching a lead image via the API
[GXWM-36517] - setFocusPointY() and getAlignment() in the Image element do not work as expected

Change Request

[GXWM-27548] - Make it possible to add wildcard URLs to the license file
[GXWM-36332] - The Imaging API does not support assigning multiple values
[GXWM-36363] - Change the content index so that it supports dynamically created/updated classes
[GXWM-36441] - Add the setter setContentDependentOperator() to MediaCollectionOverviewElement
[GXWM-36528] - Add an Export button to the Actions menu of Advanced Search
[GXWM-36628] - Content items should be assigned an originid in order to identify unique items in Content Staging
[GXWM-36629] - Add support for importing and exporting Articles, Download and Image content types
[GXWM-36630] - Make the Bulk Actions functionality extensible

Improvement

[GXWM-36372] - Extend the Presentation API to support the importing and exporting of content items
[GXWM-36429] - Improve the default behavior of Solr synonyms
[GXWM-36444] - The method hasCaption() in ImageElement is missing
[GXWM-36449] - API methods are missing in ListElement
[GXWM-36452] - API methods are missing in PageCollectionElement
[GXWM-36453] - API methods are missing for the Query element
[GXWM-36500] - The API is missing for the RSS Feed element
[GXWM-36501] - The API is missing for the for the Search element
[GXWM-36502] - The API is missing for the WYSIWYG element
[GXWM-36505] - The API is missing for pages and page versions
[GXWM-36533] - The setTitle() method is not implemented in RssFeedElementImpl
[GXWM-36538] - There is no API for deleting queries

Add ons

Content API 3.5.4

For release R25, the Connector API component, which was a reusable, has been extended to support the new Content Staging functionality and has been made part of the standard XperienCentral release as an add on.

Monitoring Framework 1.1.4

[XA-110] - The error "Failed to determine website for host" appears in the log
[XA-171] - Add a REST and Java API to support interrupting measurements

Modular Content 2.0.1

[XA-106] - Implement multiple value support for remaining property types
[XA-107] - Errors in the log when starting the Modular Content add on
[XA-86] - Add custom metadata to the default content types Image and Download
[XA-209] - There is no API for retrieving predefined list values
[XA-90] - Add custom metadata to Solr
[XA-82] - Add support for multiple values
[XA-76] - Add support for the new field type "Tag"
[XA-135] - Add facets for predefined lists in Solr
[XA-340] - In a Modular Template details page there are errors on multiple fields
[XA-330] - Unable to remove content item in Modular Content element
[XA-216] - Predefined list keeps adding the same list item over and over
[XA-242] - Adding Modular Content template element to a page with predefined list throws an exception
[XA-129] - Deleting multi-valued properties does not work for all property types
[XA-84] - The file upload fragment is not visible in JSON
[XA-97] - No valid URLs in JSON
[XA-77] - Modular content types are not registered on additional channels after restarting
[XA-137] - The ID of multiple predefined lists are shown as the selected value in the backend
[XA-141] - The ID of a predefined list item is indexed in the backend search instead of its value
[XA-136] - Multiple predefined list properties are not indexed
[XA-130] - Styling issues in the Modular Content Item Editor
[XA-124] - Selected multiple tags in Modular property are not shown in "default" tags field
[XA-109] - Changing the node type sometimes throws an exception
[XA-78] - Changes to Modular content types are not reflected on other nodes
[XA-111] - The initial upgrading of content does not work
[XA-108] - A stacktrace appears when changing content template in Modular Content element

Headless Integration 2.0.0

[XA-101] - All custom metadata disappears in JSON
[XA-102] - Media Feed is missing some custom metadata
[XA-122] - Multiple tags are not shown in headless JSON
[XA-123] - Add "Last Modified" property to JSON in Headless Media Feed
[XA-138] - The value of a predefined list is not shown in the JSON
[XA-126] - Template properties should be rendered in a separate JSON object structure
[XA-89] - Add image focus point to JSON output
[XA-92] - Add image size to JSON
[XA-93] - Add unique contentid to JSON
[XA-106] - Implement multiple value support for remaining property types





 XperienCentral R24.1

XperienCentral R24.1

Release date: July 2, 2019

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-30085] - Preconditions for radio buttons and checkboxes in Interactive Forms do not work
[GXWM-31063] - The wm:getMediaItems tag does not support a shared Content Repository
[GXWM-32760] - Logging does not work in classes which are not used within the thread loading the bundle they are in
[GXWM-32987] - Server side validation routes to display on page without contentid for  Interactive Forms in page sections
[GXWM-33062] - Links to pages with a redirect ignore parameters (contentid, for example)
[GXWM-33135] - Media Feeds are never removed from the cache
[GXWM-34763] - Linking directly to a content item does not function correctly if the locale does not match that of the current user
[GXWM-36144] - Sometimes preconditions cannot be selected from a drop-down list
[GXWM-36181] - Preconditions on form sections do not function correctly
[GXWM-36270] - Resizing an empty Image element returns an error
[GXWM-36317] - The Meta Description for content items has disappeared
[GXWM-36319] - The data store cleaner runs very slow on large JCRs


Change Request

[GXWM-33133] - Options were added to the Voting servlet that make it possible to overrule the default behavior
[GXWM-33507] - A method was added to the Search service that makes it possible to directly update Solr index properties
[GXWM-33800] - Options were added to the Discussion servlet that make it possible to overrule the default behavior
[GXWM-36071] - Setting the property relaxedQueryChars to | in the server.xml produces a warning in Tomcat 8.5.x

Improvement

[GXWM-36146] - Support was added for Tomcat 9.x
[GXWM-30231] - Make logout actions visible to the backend so filters can act on it
[GXWM-30813] - The Notifications service runs slowly in environments containing multiple channels
[GXWM-33368] - Make it possible to perform custom actions in the backend container login flow
[GXWM-34649] - Support the use of coordinates in the Solr index
[GXWM-34715] - Support was added for Oracle 12.2
[GXWM-35413] - Support was added fpr Open JDK 11 and Oracle JDK 11 runtime

Add ons

Monitoring Framework 1.1.0

[GXWM-36163] - It is now possible to refresh the data in indicator sets






 XperienCentral R24

XperienCentral R24

Release date: June 5, 2019

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-34792] - ObjectTag always logs an error when the object ID does not exist
[GXWM-35666] - Context time is not applied to the requested date/time
[GXWM-35746] - Sitemap.xml doesn't take "Include in searchengine" of displayon page into account for articles
[GXWM-35987] - Changes to formlogic definition (adding/renaming parameters) are not updated in variants
[GXWM-35990] - Improve image type support
[GXWM-36109] - The focus point cannot be selected from page metadata when using the wmedit:image tag
[GXWM-36207] - Database Items not shown in Advanced Search
[GXWM-36234] - The URL of an image from another channel uses HTTP instead of HTTPS

Change Request

[GXWM-33186] - Extra database entity information that is indexed through ResourceInstanceExtension should be used in Advanced Search
[GXWM-35475] - Add the possibility to set the content-disposition of a download
[GXWM-35638] - FormFragment title is "Fragment"

Improvement

[GXWM-35997] - Add a mechanism to manipulate/filter the contentStream before it is checked and saved
[GXWM-36027] - Improve the API for selecting custom media items from the Content Repository
[GXWM-36068] - Exclude redirect pages from Google sitemap
[GXWM-36070] - Add functionality that makes it possible to debug the cache
[GXWM-36185] - Introduce the RequestListener for monitoring purpopses

Add ons

Modular Content 1.1.0
Monitoring Framework 1.0.0





 XperienCentral R23.1

XperienCentral R23.1

Release date: April 8, 2019

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-15728] - When upgrading IAF: Failed to find a suitable entity factory for nodes
[GXWM-18879] - Disabled contentypes can still be found in search panel
[GXWM-25961] - Dynamic content overview shows non-relevant items
[GXWM-30605] - Save successful notification when save is cancelled because of workflow constraint
[GXWM-31036] - Contentindex for articles incomplete when there is an article without a version
[GXWM-32999] - Invalid precondition expression disables all clientside framework logic
[GXWM-35103] - Prehandling kicks in in edit mode, when opening form element
[GXWM-35167] - Audit logging in authorization component logs more changes then actually performed
[GXWM-35201] - No audit logging on user password update
[GXWM-35202] - Backspace removes content for users with limited permissions
[GXWM-35409] - No warning shown on creating User when XC Loginname is already existent
[GXWM-35522] - Starting XC with plugins in work/deploy breaks
[GXWM-35760] - Removed tag in Media Feed URL makes the query broken
[GXWM-35788] - Typo in IAF handler for profile registration and deregistration
[GXWM-35846] - Empty editionbundle zip error on startup unix
[GXWM-35989] - Interactive forms element error messaging
[GXWM-36018] - Cluster table creation upgrade statements fail on Oracle
[GXWM-36032] - Empty facets when using Resource Instances

Change Request

[GXWM-34522] - Add option to filter on keyword categories in backend search




 XperienCentral R23

XperienCentral R23

Release date: March 8, 2019

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-10532] - Content-type header can not be set within a JSP
[GXWM-14712] - It is possible to downgrade a plugin via the edition-bundles directory
[GXWM-33593] - The friendly URL for database pages cannot be updated
[GXWM-34416] - The available content types sometimes are deselected after a new deploy
[GXWM-34875] - The file store does not synchronize sized images on Windows
[GXWM-35083] - An orphan node is created in the JCR when modifying an existing element
[GXWM-35757] - The Entity Manager leaks "trashcan" nodes in the JCR
[GXWM-35763] - The CurrentRolloverDetector creates nested sessions if it takes too long to finish
[GXWM-35973] - Facets in Advanced Search do not appear if getIdentifier is not implemented


Change Request

[GXWM-35379] - Support for Angular-based panels has been added

  

Improvement

[GXWM-34991] - SEO support for database pages has been improved


Story

[GXWM-35720] - A new imaging API has been added
[GXWM-35755] - XperienCentral can be used in headless mode
[GXWM-35756] - XperienCentral version numbers now use the format Rxx (R23 for example)

Documentation

[GXWM-35346] - Modular Content
[GXWM-35713] - Media Feeds panel
[GXWM-35715] - Headless presentations


Add-ons



 XperienCentral version 10.22.1

XperienCentral version 10.22.1

Release date: January 9, 2019

The following issues have been resolved in this version of XperienCentral.

Bug

[GXWM-18680] - Some properties of a content item are not copied when creating a new version
[GXWM-32055] - The SearchService doSearch() method is single-threaded
[GXWM-32998] - wm:editable bodyless tags do not render links for article content
[GXWM-33017] - Removing a language label causes missing child node entry errors
[GXWM-33912] - The "Links to this item" property in the "Links" tab in the Properties widget only shows one link
[GXWM-34618] - An error occurs while writing a file to the file store
[GXWM-34922] - HTTP connections to an Edit server sometimes run out
[GXWM-35194] - A JavaScript error occurs when clicking an element in Edit mode for the first time
[GXWM-35630] - Layouts are sometimes incorrectly rendered when a page is copied


Change Request

[GXWM-34721] - Java 7 support has been dropped
[GXWM-35239] - Prevent the accidental removal of workflow activities

  

Improvement

[GXWM-33838] - Add version numbers and status icons to Content Item Version dialog box
[GXWM-34587] - Support Apache Maven 3.6.0
[GXWM-35111] - JCR datastore cleaner service error messages now identify corrupt nodes
[GXWM-35321] - Support Apache Tomcat 8.5.35




For XperienCentral versions 10.22.0 and earlier, see XperienCentral Changelogs (XperienCentral Customer portal).
















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