This release comes with a number of features designed to enhance team-driven content creation. It allows editorial teams to see who else is working simultaneously on the same page, while also allowing authors to compare page versions and review changes. To have full control when restructuring Web sites, Magnolia 4.4 also makes it possible to restore pages marked as deleted, or create custom workflows for deletion approvals.
The Standard Templating Kit (STK) was significantly enhanced and includes new comprehensive and sophisticated templates. New features include fancy teasers with grouped banners, commenting functionality, categorization, an events calendar overview, FAQ pages, an alphabetical glossary with sub pages, an RSS feed generator, an external RSS feed aggregator, a news overview, and a newsletter service integration API.
A new Standard Templating Kit, a new Web forms module, a new template management module, a new multi-site module, an enhanced email module, access control, and workflows, automated backups for design elements. This release follows Web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG2, BITV) and incorporates search engine optimization best practices. XHTML-conforming page templates with table-less CSS layout are provided. Smart view-port detection provides optimal browsing experience on any device, including mobile devices such as the iPhone. The FreeMarker Templating language is supported in addition to JSP.
This version features a new AJAX-powered GUI,
workflow, versioning, JAAS-powered user
management, improved templates, and a host of
other new features, bugfixes, and improvements. It
is available as a free, open-source Community
Edition and a commercially supported Enterprise
Edition with additional features.