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Contao Two Month Review July and August 2021
by Blair Winans – Community
In August we welcomed a new Contao version.
To celebrate the arrival of Contao 4.12, an online session was hosted the day before the release. After a short welcome by Joachim, president of the Contao Association, Andy, core developer, gave a live insight into the new features of Contao and answered questions from the participants. Afterwards, various tables were available in the virtual room to exchange ideas on various topics. The time passed very quickly and the participants could hardly wait for the release of the new version.
In August, three security holes were closed and Contao became even more secure.
Past community events, Mumble calls and Contao TV
At the following community events and Mumble calls, we have discussed and exchanged experiences about Contao. Have a look, there is always something to discover and learn!
- 07-01-2021 Contao Mumble Call
- 07-29-2021 Contao Mumble Call
- 08-12-2021 Contao-Roundtable Berlin
- 08-18-2021 Contao 4.12 Release-Session
- 08-26-2021 Contao Mumble Call
Upcoming Community Events, Mumble Calls and Contao TV
- 09-15-2021 Contao-Roundtable Austria
- 09-17-2021 Contao Meet Switzerland
- 09-30-2021 Contao Mumble Call
- 10-21-2021 Contao Mumble Call
A list of future events can be found on the project website.
Is your event missing on this list? We will gladly mention your date in the next review.
Blog posts, YouTube channels and miscellaneous
- The PHPmagazine puts Contao in the spotlight and sheds light on our CMS universe with two articles. On the one hand, Jörg reports on the wonderful world of Contao and on the other, Leo gives us a look under the hood of Contao.
- Our president of the Contao Association, Joachim, is now also OMT ambassador and thus brings the good news of Contao to the online marketing world. He also gave 7 reasons in a webinar why Contao - if you haven't discovered it already - should be your next CMS.
- All RockSolid Themes & Extensions will be available for Contao 4.12 one day after the release.
- Yanick wrote in a guest article for cyon why the open source CMS Contao is so popular.
Have you written about Contao and want to share this page with us? Then send it over to me.
- 08-03-2021 Security updates on August 11th, 2021
- 08-11-2021 Contao 4.12 Release-Session
- 08-19-2021 Contao 4.12.0 is available
- Isotope eCommerce, the free shop solution for Contao, is available in version 2.7.3.
- Martin, in collaboration with Yanick from terminal42, has released a new version 2.1.0 of the RockSolid Frontend Helper. Now single elements are reloaded instead of the whole page. Furthermore, there is an edit mask in the sidebar and, last but not least, content elements can now be moved via drag & drop.
- Kamil and Yanick have made version 1.5.0 of the extension URL Redirect available to everyone. QR codes can now be created directly from the backend.
If you are still missing something, we would be happy for your contribution to the documentation - of course we would also appreciate any minor spelling corrections and rewording.
Paid extensions or products
Have you written a paid extension for Contao or a product that is related to Contao and want to include it here? Your contribution is welcome if you meet the following requirements:
- Individuals must be active members of the Contao Association.
- Companies must be sustaining members of the Contao Association.
- 08-11-2021 Privilege escalation with the form generator
- 08-11-2021 PHP file inclusion via insert tags
- 08-11-2021 Cross site scripting via HTML attributes in the back end
Newly released Contao versions
- 08-04-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.9.17 (LTS)
- 08-04-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.11.6
- 08-11-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.4.56 (LTS)
- 08-11-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.9.18 (LTS)
- 08-11-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.11.7
- 08-12-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.9.19 (LTS)
- 08-12-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.11.8
- 08-19-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.12.0
- 08-24-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.9.20 (LTS)
- 08-24-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.11.9
- 08-25-2021 Contao Open Source CMS Version 4.12.1
Editorial deadline for the next review is October 27, 2021.
Good luck updating your systems, and have fun with our new arrival.