October 02, 2016
Digital Experience Cloud users are now able to discover the most important touchpoints in any customer journey automatically, instead of defining them manually.
Personalization Reports for Widgets
The functionality of the current Personalization Reports in Digital Experience Cloud is enhanced to cover personalized widgets.
Touchpoint Statistics for Total Hits
The touchpoint statistics in Digital Experience Cloud are enhanced to cover the total touchpoint hits per day, repetitive from the same contact, apart from the previously calculated unique number of contacts.
Sample Data Centers for Digital Experience Cloud
Any user is now able to create a sample data center with a predefined Quantum scenario, with all key functionalities of the product shown in action. Advanced users are able to define their own custom scenarios and automatically fill them in with test data, statistics and insights in order to see how they would look like.
The Sitefinity CMS Add-Ons framework enables developers to extend Sitefinity in a manner, which separates custom implementations from the core. Applying this approach helps with deployments, upgrades, and troubleshooting, and enables reuse and sharing.
The functionality can be used for creating reusable Site Starter Kits, Themes, Custom Modules and Widgets, etc. In Sitefinity developers can export Add-Ons and distribute them to other Sitefinity applications via NuGet Packages.
Continuous Delivery Support
This feature allows users to define the behavior of Sitefinity projects in the different deployment environments - Development, Testing and Live. Developers can organize continuous delivery workflows, which work seamlessly and with minimum need to resolve conflicts.
Export for Deployment of Web Sites
Developers can export Sitefinity Web Sites and deploy them to other environments as part of continuous deployment workflows.
Calendar Widget for Events (in MVC)
The Calendar Widget can be used to display Events on sites using the Sitefinity MVC and Front-end Framework Feather.
Page Templates Revision History
Users working with Page Templates can see a log of old revisions and revert to a version of their choice. This provides for better visibility, control and error recovery when editing Page Templates.
Web Services Improvements
Sitefinity oData Web Services come with unified implementation for dynamic and static modules, optimized requests for related taxonomies and numerous field validation checks. Starting with this version, the master identifier of lifecycle items is used as item identifier.
Performance Diagnostics Module
The Diagnostics Module adds the option to track Sitefinity page compilations in order to identity performance bottlenecks. The module includes improved interface for tracking of logged HTTP requests, background tasks and SQL queries. Developer can control the type of collected data, while new suggestion engine provides insights for optimizations.
Page Precompiler Tool
The Page Precompiler tool is optimized for speedy performance and better results.
Support for Microsoft Framework NET 4.0
Sitefinity CMS now requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5. All product assemblies are updated to .NET 4.5, and .NET 4.0 is no longer supported.
Thunder Support for Visual Studio 2010
All Thunder assemblies are upgraded to Microsoft .Net 4.5. Visual Studio 2010 is no longer supported.
Mobile App Builder Module
The Mobile App Builder has been discontinued and should use the out-of-the box integration with Telerik Platform. For questions on how to achieve that, read this blog post.
The Migration Module has been discontinued.