We are glad to announce that Sitefinity 6.2 Beta is available for download here.
(Update): To download the open access files click here.
This release contains dynamic reports on the Dashboard, reworked Inline Editing, performance improvement in Pages backend, Google Analytics in HTML5, Captcha Widget in Forms, Marketo and SalesForce connectors, improvements in DAM and Thunder. Details are below. We look forward to seeing your comments in the forum!
Important: Please, note that this build is for preview purposes only and upgrades from it will not be supported.
Inline editing replaces the current Browse and Edit feature, and introduces improvements in the overall usability and experience with the use of HTML 5.
Once logged in, users can switch to inline editing mode via a toolbox menu showing on the right if each page.
Editing is supported for the following field types:
Edits made to the content on a page are published at once using a Publish All button.
Inline editing is available for Custom Modules.
Sitefinity Dashboard displays recently updated content. The following reports are available by default:
Administrators can make changes to the Dashboard in section Backend Pages>Dashboard using the following widgets:
In section Forms editors can drop a Captcha Widget to a form, and set its appearance and behavior. It will display captcha to users attempting to submit the form on the public site.
Decreased number of database operations when working with pages in the backend which lead to performance boost. Clean-up procedure were implemented to optimize the storage of pages. Please, take part in testing upgrades! Instructions can be found in this post.
Customers can be redirected to pages outside the site to make payments on their orders. Support for PayPal Payments Standard (see instructions) and WorldPay (see instructions) is provided.
Analytic module is rewritten in HTM5 thus removing the Silverlight dependency.Links to Analytics reports are available from Content Backend.
Note: Analytics module requires entering Client ID and Client Secret due to the fact that we use Google Analytics API v.3 now (instructions are in this file)
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