Backdrop 1.7 released

Backdrop CMS, the comprehensive CMS for small to medium-sized businesses and non-profits, is pleased to announce its 8th on-time release: Backdrop 1.7!  

This minor release contains some major enhancements to the Rich-Text Editor for the content editors, as well as substantial improvements to Layouts, and Views for the site architects. 

Backdrop 1.8 Released

Many Backdrop CMS contributors have been hard at work, and it’s now time to share the fruits of their labor with the rest of the community. Backdrop CMS is proud to announce its 9th on-time release: Backdrop 1.8!

This minor release comes with refreshing design improvements for several administration interfaces and a few new functionality enhancements to improve Backdrop’s usability overall.

Backdrop 1.11 Released

We're excited to announce to our third and final release for 2018, Backdrop 1.11! This version of Backdrop adds cool new functionality to Backdrop CMS along with numerous bug fixes. Highlights include:

Improved Color Customization for Themes

A new UI for color picking lets you adjust the colors of the included themes. The default theme "Basis" has also received color customization support, so you can colorize both Basis and Bartik themes now.

Backdrop 1.9 Released

Backdrop is pleased to announce the first of three annual releases for 2018 that includes some brand-new features and a long list of fixes!

One of the new features that stands out in the 1.9.0 release is the ability to manage individual files.  You can now replace a file, and all pages where that file is referenced will be automatically updated. 

Backdrop 1.12 Released

It’s exciting to announce the release of Backdrop CMS version 1.12.0 on Backdrop’s 4th Birthday (and the follow-up security release 1.12.1 the next day)! Backdrop CMS version 1.12 comes with a number of bug fixes, improvements to the user interface, and a suite of new features, such as:

Backdrop core can now self-update.

Backdrop 1.5 released

Backdrop 1.5 is a release packed with new features and an all-new out-of-box experience! A new default theme -- "Basis", drop-down menus, a homepage layout, demo content, and hero block provide a fresh take on the fundamentals of a modern day content management system.

Help wanted - finalizing Backdrop CMS 1.18.0

Backdrop CMS is just under a month away from our 19th on-time release, version 1.18.0. Every 4 months, we release a new version which brings with it new improvements and features to Backdrop CMS. Feature freeze is scheduled for Jan 1, 2021 (this may be adjusted for the holiday) and the release will be on Jan 15th. In the final weeks of each release cycle, there is a frenzy of activity and we try to get new improvements finalized and approved. 

Backdrop 1.13 Released

New Dashboard in Backdrop core

Backdrop CMS version 1.13 was released on May 15th, 2019. Feel free to take it for a spin! 😄

New features include:
* Dashboard
* Link attributes
* Translations in Content Blocks

Usability improvements include:
* vertical tabs on the taxonomy term edit form
* a new vertical tab for multilingual settings on content types

API Improvements include:
* PHP 7.3 support
* field_formatter_settings module included
* entity_access() function added

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