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5.7.4.2 fixes a number of important bugs in 5.7.4, including infinite redirects on certain servers, an inability to use the trailing slash setting, asset caching bugs and more. It also includes a number of edit mode improvements and improvements to the update system, and is recommended for anyone running 5.7.

Full 5.7.4.2 Release Notes

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5.7.4.1 fixes a number of important bugs in 5.7.4, including broken dialogs on Windows servers and an inability to edit your site while asset caching is enabled. It is highly recommended for all users of 5.7.

Full 5.7.4.1 Release Notes

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5.7.4 Release Notes

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Our first big release of 2015, 5.7.4 is our biggest since launching 5.7 last year. 5.7.4 includes

  • A new help system, with guided walkthroughs, multiple videos and more.
  • Much improved conversation block support, including better support for non-logged-in users, notifications on new messages, new message moderation, better conversation display in the Dashboard including contextual menu for acting on messages, Gravatar support.
  • Our rich text editor, Redactor, is updated to version 10. We now include an undo/redo plugin, special characters palette plugin and better lightbox support.
  • Better and safer dashboard updating
  • Improvements to mobile editing
  • 5.6 features return: File manager success dialog window dialog (much improved interface); Add block for page area menu
  • 20+ other improvements
  • 100s of bug fixes and developer updates

This is the second release candidate to 5.7.4. This release candidate fixes some installation issues with hosts that don't have multibyte strings installed, tweaks some of the new help guides, improves newsflow on mobile devices (and in general) and fixes a number of other small items.

Our first big release of 2015, 5.7.4 is our biggest since launching 5.7 last year. 5.7.4 includes

  • A new help system, with guided walkthroughs, multiple videos and more.
  • Much improved conversation block support, including better support for non-logged-in users, notifications on new messages, new message moderation, better conversation display in the Dashboard including contextual menu for acting on messages, Gravatar support.
  • Our rich text editor, Redactor, is updated to version 10. We now include an undo/redo plugin, special characters palette plugin and better lightbox support.
  • Improvements to mobile editing
  • 5.6 features return: File manager success dialog window dialog (much improved interface); Add block for page area menu
  • 20+ other improvements
  • 100s of bug fixes and developer updates

Our first big release of 2015, 5.7.4 is our biggest since launching 5.7 last year. 5.7.4 includes

  • A new help system, with guided walkthroughs, multiple videos and more.
  • Much improved conversation block support, including better support for non-logged-in users, notifications on new messages, new message moderation, better conversation display in the Dashboard including contextual menu for acting on messages, Gravatar support.
  • Our rich text editor, Redactor, is updated to version 10. We now include an undo/redo plugin, special characters palette plugin and better lightbox support.
  • Improvements to mobile editing
  • 5.6 features return: File manager success dialog window dialog (much improved interface); Add block for page area menu
  • 20+ other improvements
  • 100s of bug fixes and developer updates

In launching 5.7 we've certainly rocked the boat. Between the dramatically rethought UX, the completely revamped code structure, and the lack of the simple upgrade path we've always maintained in the past, it's no secret we've taken a pretty big gamble with concrete5.


Here's the full video from the last Pacifc Get In Git we did.

(Warning: It's not short.)

Join us for a discussion on pull requests that have been accepted, issues we're working on, and things you'd like to see added to the core.

8:30 PM US Pacific Time

Shoot us your Skype ID if you'd like to join:


concrete5 5.6.3.3 is a maintenance release fixing a few bugs and some minor security vulnerabilities. This release is recommended for all users of concrete5 5.6 and earlier.

5.6.3.3 Release Notes

Available for immediate download. As always, thanks to community member Remo for all his hard work maintaining concrete5 version 6, and for all contributors of code that made it into 5.6.3.3.

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We're going to start having a twice a month virtual meeting to review what's next on our agenda in Git. This will also open our process up a bit so you can influence how the core matures.

  • Face-to-face online - we'll use google hangouts, skype or something similar so it's not us talking at you, it's a two way discussion.
  • First Wednesday of the month at 8:30 PM Pacific (great timing for our friends in Asia)
  • Third Wednesday of the month at 9:30 AM Pacific (great timing for our friends in EU)
  • Recorded and shared on youtube later.
  • Likely has limited slots, so if you have a question and want to be part of the live aspect - fill out the form below to let us know you're attending.

5.7.3.1 improves the experience of using the design controls for blocks and areas, adds scroll wheel support to the Google Maps block, enables easier installation on a wider variety of setups and fixes lots of bugs, including some major ones with the page type composer form editing interface. It is highly recommended for all concrete5 5.7 users.

Full 5.7.3.1 Release Notes

Want to get up to speed? Check out all the things that are new with concrete5 version 7:

5.7.0 Release Notes

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