dotCMS Adds Performance Improvements for Customers with Large Content Repositories and Other New Features in dotCMS 5.1.5

May 08, 2019

Miami, FL - dotCMS, a leading-edge, open source hybrid content management software company, announces their latest release, dotCMS 5.1.5 which adds new features, performance improvements for customers with large content repositories, and minor upgrades. This release builds upon its most recent major release, dotCMS 5.1.

“This new version, dotCMS 5.1.5, while not a major release, still has a lot to offer our users,” said Will Ezell, dotCMS CTO. “Users will notice the changes immediately, from the cleaner, refreshed login screen to the new stateless API key functionality and more.”

Notable changes in dotCMS 5.1.5. include:

  • Custom content portlets that let users design their own content portlets (e.g. “News Manager”)
  • Layouts can now add classes to Rows and Containers
  • New Stateless API Tokens which can be issued / revoked from the UI
  • A cleaner, redesigned login screen
  • Legacy dotCMS endpoints now accept JSON and API tokens (for example, adding and pushing a bundle)
  • Reindex performance has been greatly improved
  • Workflow APIs can be used instead of the Content APIs to push API Content through defined workflow processes.  Content that uses the Workflow API can include binaries and relationships. Workflow actions can be specified by name or id (feature parity with /api/content)

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About dotCMS

dotCMS is a content management system that helps global enterprises with multiple brands, subsidiaries, and franchises manage, optimize, and scale content across languages and channels.  Brands such as Dairy Queen, Newell, Firstmac, Telus, and Comcast have chosen dotCMS for its unique ability to manage thousands of sites and consolidate multiple CMSs onto a single, unified instance of dotCMS to streamline content management across teams while saving money on platform costs.

dotCMS’ universal approach to content management also means that companies have the choice to deliver content traditionally or headlessly. Headless developers can work within the front-end framework of choice while still providing marketers with visual editing tools so they can go to market with their business-critical content and decrease their dependency on technical teams.