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Upgrade Notes for Upgrades within Pimcore 5

Version 5.8.0

  • Add PathFormatter interface, static path formatters are now deprecated and will be removed with Version 6.0. You can read more about that here.
  • Interface of Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\IndexService\Config\IConfig:getCategories() changed - $subObjectId = null was added as second parameter. If you have your custom getCategories implementation you need to adapt your method signature.
  • AbstractObject::hasChildren() and Document::hasChildren() from now on only return the published items by default, similar to getChildren()
  • The following warning is issued during the update: [WARNING] Some commands could not be registered, this is due to the way how the Symfony container gets built and can be safely ignored.

Version 5.7.2

  • Signature of \Pimcore\Model\DataObject\LazyLoadedFieldsInterface has changed
  • \Pimcore\Model\DataObject\Concrete the following methods addLazyLoadedField($fieldName) and getLazyLoadedFields() were removed
  • \Pimcore\Model\DataObject\Localizedfield::getFieldDefinitionFromContext() was renamed to getFieldDefinition()

Version 5.7.0

  • \Pimcore\Model\WebsiteSetting and \Pimcore\Model\Property properties are now protected instead of public
  • [Ecommerce] MySql Product List in variant mode VARIANT_MODE_INCLUDE_PARENT_OBJECT now does not return parent objects if there are no variants that full fill the criteria (but parent objects would).
  • [Ecommerce] FilterTypes now have RequestStack as constructor param. If you have custom filter types and no autowire you might need to adapt your service definition.
  • Removed method Pimcore\Model\DataObject\getItems()
  • Constants PIMCORE_SYMFONY_DEFAULT_BUNDLE, PIMCORE_SYMFONY_DEFAULT_CONTROLLER and PIMCORE_SYMFONY_DEFAULT_ACTION are no longer supported. Also the system setting for the default controller & action are removed. Please use the following config instead:
                bundle: AppBundle
                controller: Default
                action: default 

Version 5.6.4

  • \Pimcore\Model\DataObject\Localizedfield properties are now protected instead of public

Version 5.6.0

  • Removed method \Pimcore\Model\DataObject\ClassDefinition\Data::setFieldtype($fieldtype)
  • \Pimcore\Model\Translation\Website::getByKey() and \Pimcore\Model\Translation\Admin::getByKey() are not throwing an exception anymore if an item doesn't exist, instead they are returning null
  • If a custom object data-type extends from a core data-type it has to be compatible with the new interfaces (CustomResourcePersistingInterface, QueryResourcePersistenceAwareInterface and ResourcePersistenceAwareInterface)
  • Data Object Custom Layouts: policy for names of custom layouts is now: /[a-zA-Z][a-zA-Z0-9]+/

Data Objects: renamed relational data-types

For better understanding we've renamed all relational data-types to a more meaningful name.
We've not just renamed them in the UI, but for consistency we've decided to rename all the files, classes and identifiers as well.

The necessary migration is performed automatically after the update, so there's no manual work necessary

  • If you've checked in files within var/classes into your VCS, please update them after the upgrade.
Overview of Renamings

Please note that the following PHP classes are located in the namespace \Pimcore\Model\DataObject\ClassDefinition\Data and the JS classes in pimcore.object.tags and pimcore.object.classes.data.

Old Name Old PHP Class Name Old JS Class Name New Name New PHP Class Name New JS Class Name
Href Href href Many-To-One Relation ManyToOneRelation manyToOneRelation
Multihref Multihref multihref Many-To-Many Relation ManyToManyRelation manyToManyRelation
Multihref Advanced MultihrefMetadata multihrefMetadata Advanced Many-To-Many Relation AdvancedManyToManyRelation advancedManyToManyRelation
Objects Objects objects Many-To-Many Object Relation ManyToManyObjectRelation manyToManyObjectRelation
Objects with Metadata ObjectsMetadata objectsMetadata Advanced Many-To-Many Object Relation AdvancedManyToManyObjectRelation advancedManyToManyObjectRelation
Objects (Non Owner) Nonownerobjects nonownerobjects Reverse Many-To-Many Object Relation ReverseManyToManyObjectRelation reverseManyToManyObjectRelation

Documents: renamed relational editables

In addition to the renaming of all relational object data-types, we've also renamed the two relational editables for documents, namely href and multihref.

The necessary migration is performed automatically after the update, so there's no manual work necessary

Overview of Renamings

Please note that the following PHP classes are located in the namespace \Pimcore\Model\Document\Tag and the JS classes in pimcore.document.tags.

Old Templating Helper Old PHP Class Name Old JS Class Name New Templating Helper New PHP Class Name New JS Class Name
$this->href() Href href $this->relation() Relation relation
$this->multihref() Multihref multihref $this->relations() Relations relations

E-Commerce Framework - Added methods to interfaces IOrderAgent, ICheckoutManager and ICartManager

This only affects you, when you created custom implementations of the interfaces IOrderAgent, ICheckoutManager or ICartManager and did not extend the default implementations. Otherwise no action is needed.

  • IOrderAgent: method public function initPayment(); was added.
  • ICheckoutManager: method public function initOrderPayment(); was added.
  • ICartManager: method public function getOrCreateCartByName($name); was added.

Version 5.5.4

The support for ElasticSearch version 6 has been added. Currently the DefaultElasticSearch worker / product list has a fallback to DefaultElasticSearch5 (which supports ElasticSearch version 2.x to 5.x so your code should continue to work without any changes).
For version 6 use the DefaultElasticSearch6 worker / product list.

Version 5.5.1

WebP Support for Thumbnails

Pimcore now delivers automatically thumbnails in WebP format when using the Auto configuration for the target format and when the client does support WebP (checking by evaluating the Accept request header).
In order to ensure that WebP images are served with the right Content-Type by your webserver, we recommend to check your configuration or just add the following line to your web/.htaccess when using Apache.

AddType image/webp .webp

If you prefer not using WebP, you can disable the support by adding the following config option:

                webp_auto_support: false

Version 5.5.0

Major compatibility changes

  • Document, Asset and DataObject properties are now protected instead of public
  • PDF document editable doesn't provide a Javascript viewer anymore. Now utilizing native PDF capabilities of browsers.
  • Swiftmailer mail transport is not supported anymore, see https://github.com/swiftmailer/swiftmailer/issues/866
  • Ecommerce: The fallback for old filter view scripts (website/views/scripts/...) has been removed.

Minor compatibility changes

  • \Pimcore\Db::set() was removed.
  • deprecated \Pimcore::addToGloballyProtectedItems()
  • deprecated \Pimcore::removeFromGloballyProtectedItems()
  • Image adapter Pimcore\Image\Adapter\ImageMagick was removed
  • REST Webservice: Inheritance is disabled by default (which was also the case in pimcore 4 not in the previous versions of pimcore 5). See the Webservices API for further details.

Breaking Changes

Version 5.4.3

Mime types for Assets are now configured using Symfony Configurations, that means that Pimcore\Tool\Mime::$extensionMapping has been removed. In order for you to still add custom mappings, create new configuration like this:

            dwg: 'application/acad'

Version 5.4.0

Composer based updates

Pimcore 5.4 introduces a new update experience based on Composer. Therefore there are some manual steps required when updating to 5.4.0 which are described in our step by step guide for updates from 5.x to 5.4 or above.

FAQ regarding Pimcore as a Composer Dependency
Is there still the concept of build numbers?


How can I install a non-tagged/unstable version of Pimcore?

For updating always to the latest sourcecode state of the master branch, use the following in your composer.json:

"pimcore/pimcore": "dev-master"

For referencing a specific state of the master branch, you can append the Git commit hash to the branch, eg.:

"pimcore/pimcore": "dev-master#2734529c7f287a88fa2961fa7af8e5473da0a2a1"

Removed PrototypeJS (light) library from the Admin UI

Quite a lot of functions have a native Javascript equivalent or are covered by vanilla JS anyway. However, there are some functions which need to be adapted or replaced when used in Bundles. The following list should help you to locate and replace them, if available you can find the replacement in brackets:

  • Prototype.* functions and properties
  • Enumerable.* functions and properties
  • $A() ( Array.from() )
  • $w()
  • Object.extend() ( Object.assign() )
  • Object.toQueryString() ( Ext.Object.toQueryString )
  • Object.clone() ( Object.assign({}, object) )
  • Object.isElement() ( Ext.isElement() )
  • Object.isArray() ( Ext.isArray() )
  • Object.isFunction() ( Ext.isFunction() )
  • Object.isString() ( Ext.isString() )
  • Object.isNumber() ( Ext.isNumber() )
  • Object.isUndefined() ( !Ext.isDefined() )
  • Object.toHTML()
  • Object.isHash()
  • Array.prototype.clear ( array.filter(() => false) )
  • Array.prototype.first ( array[0] )
  • Array.prototype.last ( array[array.length-1] )
  • Array.prototype.compact
  • Array.prototype.flatten ( array.flat() )
  • Array.prototype.without
  • Array.prototype.reverse ( array.reverse() )
  • Array.prototype.uniq ( array.filter((d, i, a) => a.indexOf(d) === i) )
  • Array.prototype.intersect
  • Array.prototype.clone ( [...array] )
  • Array.prototype.toArray
  • Array.prototype.size ( array.length )
  • Array.prototype.inspect
  • Function.prototype.[update|merge|bindAsEventListener|curry|delay|defer|wrap|methodize]

Version 5.3.0

Build 289 (2018-07-20)

The context of the button layout component in objects changed to the edit tab. See Layout Components.

Build 286 (2018-07-19)

To the interface Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\Tracking\ITracker the two methods getAssortmentTenants and getCheckoutTenants where added. No action is required, except you have have implemented your own trackers and did not extend them from the abstract Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\Tracking\Tracker class.

Build 285 (2018-07-18)

Asset filenames: introduced new policy, the following disallowed characters were added: #?*:\<>|"

Build 281 (2018-07-13)

The admin UI translations are now split into 2 parts, Essentials and Extended. Essentials contains all translations which are needed for the most common tasks for editors, while the extended collection contains mostly admin related translations. This separation should make it a lot easier to start with the localization of the Pimcore UI.

Build 280 (2018-07-12)

Extensions: removed support for xmlEditorFile for legacy plugins (compatibility mode).

Build 277 (2018-07-09)

Admin Localization: Only languages with a translation progress over 70% are included in the standard distribution. For the current status this means that the following languages are no longer provided: CA, PL, ZH_Hans, ZH_Hant, SV, JA, PT, PT_BR, RU, FA, TR, UK. Languages with a lower progress need to be installed manually.

Build 276 (2018-07-06)

Image Thumbnails: SVGs are no longer automatically rasterized when using only one of the following transformations: Resize, Scale By Width, Scale By Height. To restore the previous behavior, set the "Rasterize SVGs (Imagick)" option on the relevant thumbnail configuration.

Build 273 (2018-07-06)

Webservices API: Support for SQL condition parameters has been removed. Use Query Filters instead. If you still want to support such conditions, implement your own event listener as described on the same page in the Legacy Modesection..

Build 270 (2018-06-29)

Data Object Class ID's can now be manually specified (alphanumeric) and are therefore no longer auto-generated (numeric/auto-increment). This can have unexpected side-effects under certain circumstances, see also: https://github.com/pimcore/pimcore/issues/2916

Build 251 (2018-06-05)

  • PHP 7.1 is required
  • CKEditor update from 4.6.2 to 4.9.2, for details see: https://ckeditor.com/cke4/release-notes

Build 247 (2018-06-04)

The dependency google/apiclient was updated from ~1 to ^2.0. The format of the private key file has changed from P12 format to JSON. You can generate a new key in the JSON format in the credentials section of your Google Developer Console.

If you have used this library in your custom code, please update it accordingly.

Build 242 (2018-05-29)

The look & feel of the areablock toolbar and inline controls have changed. The config option areablock_toolbar on areablocks has now less flags to customize the toolbar and a the new option controlsAlign was introduced.

Build 267 (2018-06-22)

To the PaymentProvider* object bricks the (optional) input field configurationKey was added. Since it is optional, this is not added to existing object bricks. If issue #2908 is a problem for you, you need to add configurationKey manually to your PaymentProvider object bricks.

Version 5.2.3

Build 236 (2018-05-22)

Method signature of ICart changed: Added modified() as a public method. If you have implemented your own cart and not extended AbstractCart or have overwritten the modified() method, please check your implementation.

In Cart Items the method setCount() now also fires the modified() method of the cart. If you have custom implementations please check if this has any effect on them.

Version 5.2.0

Build 206 (2018-02-19)

The pricing manager in the Ecommerce Framework is now tenant aware, using the checkout tenant if set. To make this possible, BC breaking changes were necessary which probably affect you if you either consume the pricing manager service directly or define a custom price system.

@pimcore_ecommerce.pricing_manager service (PimcoreEcommerceFrameworkExtension::SERVICE_ID_PRICING_MANAGER)

The PimcoreEcommerceFrameworkExtension::SERVICE_ID_PRICING_MANAGERconstant does not exist anymore, nor the pricing manager service @pimcore_ecommerce.pricing_manager it referenced. If you need a pricing manager as dependency in one of your services, please inject @pimcore_ecommerce.locator.pricing_manager instead, which is an instance of IPricingManagerLocator and allows you to get the pricing manager for a specific or the current tenant.

This affects mainly price systems, as the default price system depends on the pricing manager. Please use autowiring or explicitely reference the @pimcore_ecommerce.locator.pricing_manager service. If you implemented a custom price system which extends AbstractPriceSystem please note that the constructor signature changed. Example price system definition using autowiring:

        autowire: true
        autoconfigure: true

        class: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PriceSystem\AttributePriceSystem
                attribute_name: price
                price_class: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PriceSystem\Price

    # if you don' use autowiring, make sure to inject the locator instead of the pricing manager service
        class: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PriceSystem\AttributePriceSystem
        autowire: false
            - '@pimcore_ecommerce.locator.pricing_manager' # <-- this argument needs to change from @pimcore_ecommerce.pricing_manager
            - '@pimcore_ecommerce.environment'
            - { attribute_name: price, price_class: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PriceSystem\Price }
Configuration tree

The configuration is now tenant aware, following the same structure as other components (e.g. the order manager). Conditions and actions are still global, but enabled, pricing_manager_id and pricing_manager_options now need to be configured on a tenant level. New structure:

            # the default tenant is mandatory and will be automatically be configured - below are default values
                enabled: true
                pricing_manager_id: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PricingManager\PricingManager
                    rule_class: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PricingManager\Rule
                    price_info_class: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PricingManager\PriceInfo
                    environment_class: Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PricingManager\Environment

            # define another tenant
                pricing_manager_id: AppBundle\Ecommerce\PricingManager
                    price_info_class: AppBundle\Ecommerce\PricingManager\PriceInfo

            Bracket: \Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PricingManager\Condition\Bracket
            # ...
            ProductDiscount: \Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\PricingManager\Action\ProductDiscount
            # ...

Note: the configuration entries which were moved inside the tenant tree are still configurable on a global level as it was before for backwards compatibility reasons. If a value is set globally it will be merged into every tenant and overwrite the tenant value. This behaviour triggers a deprecation warning and will be removed with Pimcore 6.

Build 205 (2018-02-19)

The debug mode was changed from being a boolean setting to a more granular feature flag setting. If you query the debug mode in your code, you might update the call to specify which kind of debug setting you want to query. See Feature Flags and Debug Mode for details.

Version < 5.2.0

Build 195 (2018-02-01)

New MySQL/MariaDB requirements are introduced, ensure the following system variables are set accordingly.

innodb_file_format = Barracuda
innodb_large_prefix = 1

Build 188 (2018-01-26)

In a highly concurrent setup, the Redis Cache adapter can lead to inconsistencies resulting in items losing cache tags and not being cleared anymore on save. This was fixed in the Lua version of the cache adapter and the use_lua option now defaults to true. Please note that Lua scripting is not available in Redis versions prior to 2.6.0.

Build 183 (2018-01-23)

The pimcore:cache:clear command semantics for the -o and -a option changed to follow option semantics as in other commands. Instead of -a=1, -o=1, now just pass -a and -o. The tags option now accepts multiple options, so you can use -t foo -t bar instead of -t foo,bar (old syntax still works).

Build 181 (2018-01-22)

The signature of Pimcore\Model\DataObject\AbstractObject changed. It received an $params = [] parameter to make saving notes for supported objects easier. This may lead to problems if you extend/overwrite this function though. Note that the issue of saving notes for supported objects is solved by a different approach (using func_get_arg(0) instead of changing the signature) on build >= 185. Due to that the parameter $params = [] is removed in build 185

Build 173 (2018-01-09)

The Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager code generation was refactored to use the same extendable block logic as the Matomo integration. If you have any custom code logic involving the Pimcore\Google\Analytics class or use a custom tracker with the Ecommerce Framework tracking implementation, please note the following:

  • The static calls to Pimcore\Google\Analytics still work, but are discouraged. Please use Pimcore\Analytics\Google\Tracker directly instead.
  • The Google trackers in the Ecommerce Framework now have a dependency on the new Tracker service. To make the change more backwards compatible, the dependency is injected via a dedicated setter method which is marked as @required to support autowiring. If you have a custom tracker implementation inheriting from the core Google ones and don't use autowiring please update your service definitions to add a call to setTracker().

Build 169 (2018-01-05)

The install SQL dump shipped with the Pimcore 5.1 release was missing one column change in the documents_page table. The update script changes this as expected, but if you did a fresh install of Pimcore 5.1, please run the following SQL query:

ALTER TABLE `documents_page` CHANGE `personas` `targetGroupIds` VARCHAR(255);

Pimcore 5.1

Symfony 3.4: Pimcore 5.1 uses Symfony 3.4 as dependency. Please have a look at Symfony's release notes for 3.4 and fix any potential Symfony related deprecations in your code before upgrading. After upgrading please make sure to fix any new deprecations marked by Symfony 3.4 to be ready for future Symfony versions.

If you installed Pimcore 5 before the final 5.0.0 release you still might have the following config section in your composer.json:

    "config": {
        "platform": {
            "php": "7.0"

This section needs to be removed before upgrading as otherwise composer will be unable to install Symfony 3.4.

Admin Controllers: As preparation for Symfony 4 we had to refactor some of our implementations to make sure they will be compatible with Symfony 4. Unfortunately this also concerns 3 methods which the AdminController overwrites from the standard symfony controller: json(), getUser() on the AdminController and createNotFoundException on the AbstractRestController.

If you implement any controller which inherits from Pimcore's AdminController please make sure to update the following method calls to ensure the same functionality:

Controllers inheriting from Pimcore\Bundle\AdminBundle\Controller\AdminController:

Old call New call Note
$this->json() $this->adminJson() You can still use json() as it is a standard Symfony controller method, but please be aware that it uses the Symfony Serializer instead of Pimcore's admin serializer and the results may differ from adminJson().
$this->getUser() $this->getAdminUser() You can still use getUser(), but please be aware that the returned user is a Pimcore\Bundle\AdminBundle\Security\User\User and not the Pimcore\Model\User which is returned in getAdminUser().

Controllers inheriting from Pimcore\Bundle\AdminBundle\Controller\Rest\AbstractRestController:

Old call New call Note
$this->createNotFoundException() $this-> createNotFoundResponseException()

Extensions: The default priority of bundles enabled via extension manager was changed from 0 to 10 to make sure those bundles are loaded before the AppBundle is loaded. Please make sure this works for your application and set a manual priority otherwise. See https://github.com/pimcore/pimcore/pull/2328 for details.

E-Commerce: Due to performance reasons, we needed to change the way how index service attributes are handled. They are now built at runtime instead of handling each attribute as service. To achieve this, config service definition now relies on the method setAttributeFactory being called creating a service instance. If your config definition uses Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\IndexService\Config\AbstractConfig as parent definition you should be set, otherwise you'll need to make sure your service definition includes the method call:

        # [...]
            - [setAttributeFactory, ['@Pimcore\Bundle\EcommerceFrameworkBundle\IndexService\Config\AttributeFactory']]

Targeting/Personalization: The targeting/personalization engine was completely revamped and now uses server side targeting instead of the frontend targeting which was used in earlier versions. The new targeting integration is incompatible with the previous one and will break existing targeting setups. NOTE: the targeting feature is experimental and may be subject to change in later versions.

If you are already using targeting, be aware that you'll need to re-create all of your targeting rules from scratch based on the new engine.

You can find updated documentation in Targeting and Personalization and in Migrating from the existing Targeting Engine.

Make sure to delete any old rules BEFORE running the update as otherwise your site may break.

Build 156 (2017-12-13)

The experimental GridColumnConfig feature was revamped to register and build its operators via DI instead of predefined namespaces (see PR#2333). If you already implemented custom operators please make sure you update them to the new structure.

Build 149 (2017-11-14)

The Matomo integration which was recently added was refactored to always use a full URI including the protocol for the Matomo URL configuration setting. Please update your settings to include the protocol as otherwise the Matomo tracking will be disabled.


  • matomo.example.com
  • analytics.example.com/matomo


  • https://matomo.example.com
  • https://analytics.example.com/matomo

Build 148 (2017-11-13)

The ecommerce order manager now has a dependency on the Pimcore\Model\Factory. To make the class backwards compatible, the dependency is injected via a dedicated setter which is marked as @required to support autowiring. If you don't extend the default order manager you don't need to do anything as the core order manager is already properly configured. If you have custom order manager service definitions, please make sure the definition is autowired or has an explicit setter call (see examples below).

    # enable autowiring either on a service level or as _defaults
    # for the whole file
        autowire: true
            - '@pimcore_ecommerce.environment'
            - '@?'
            - '@pimcore_ecommerce.voucher_service'
            - []

    # or add a dedicated setter call
            - '@pimcore_ecommerce.environment'
            - '@?'
            - '@pimcore_ecommerce.voucher_service'
            - []
            - [setModelFactory, ['@Pimcore\Model\Factory']]

Build 143

The constructor signature of ApplicationLoggerDb changed from public function __construct($level = 'debug', $bubble = true) to public function __construct(Db\Connection $db, $level = 'debug', $bubble = true)

Adopt all calls of new ApplicationLoggerDb('INFO') to new ApplicationLoggerDb(\Pimcore\Db::get(), 'INFO') or get the logger directly from the container: \Pimcore::getContainer()->get('pimcore.app_logger')

Build 134 (2017-10-03)

This build changes the default setting for the legacy name mapping in the ecommerce framework (see LegacyClassMappingTool) to false, disabling legacy class mapping for new projects. When you're updating from a previous version and the ecommerce framework is enabled, the updater will automatically enable the class mapping for you by creating a config file in app/config/local. If you're starting fresh, you'll need to enable the mapping manually if needed by setting the following config value:

    use_legacy_class_mapping: true

Build 100 (2017-08-30)

Objects were renamed to Data Objects

The introduction of object type hints in PHP 7.2 forced us to rename several namespaces to be compliant with the PHP 7 reserved words.

  • Namespace Pimcore\Model\Object was renamed to Pimcore\Model\DataObject
    • PHP classes of Data Objects are now also in the format eg. Pimcore\Model\DataObject\News
  • Several other internal classes were renamed or moved as well
    • Pimcore\Event\Object* to Pimcore\Event\DataObject*
    • Pimcore\Model\User\Workspace\Object to Pimcore\Model\User\Workspace\DataObject
  • Object Placeholders syntax changed to %DataObject()
  • There's a compatibility autoloader which enables you to still use the former namespace (< PHP 7.2), but you should migrate asap. to the new namespaces.
  • After the update please consider the following:
    • If you're using custom class overrides in your app/config/config.yml, please adapt them using the new namespace.
    • If you're using event listeners on object events, please rename them as well to pimcore.dataobject.*
    • Your code should continue to work as before, due to the compatibility autoloader, which is creating class aliases on the fly
    • Update your .gitignore to exclude /var/classes/DataObject instead of /var/classes/Object
  • If the update fails, please try the following:
    • fix the above configuration changes, mainly the class overrides and potentially other relevant configurations
    • composer dump-autoload
    • ./bin/console cache:clear --no-warmup
    • run the migration script manually on cli

Build 97 (2017-08-24)

This build re-adds support to access website config settings from controllers and views, but in a slightly different way than in Pimcore 4. See Website Settings for details.

Build 96 (2017-08-22)

This build adds support for migrations in bundle installers (see Installers). With this change, extension manager commands can now also be executed as CLI commands and installers use an OutputWriter object to return information to the extension manager or to CLI scripts. As this OutputWriter is initialized in AbstractInstallers constructor, please update your custom installers to call the parent constructor.

Upgrade errors

If you get an error like the following while upgrading to build 96, please run composer update manually on the command line and continue to upgrade:

Class Doctrine\Bundle\MigrationsBundle\Command\MigrationsExecuteDoctrineCommand not found in ExecuteCommand.php (line 8)

You can avoid this problem by installing the doctrine/doctrine-migrations-bundle package BEFORE running the upgrade:

$ composer require doctrine/doctrine-migrations-bundle "^1.2"

Build 86 (2017-08-02)

E-Commerce Framework configuration was moved to a Symfony Config. For details see Config Signature changes

Build 85 (2017-08-01)

This build changed how the admin session is handled and introduced a regression breaking the maintenance page checking. The result of this regression is that subsequent updates can't be installed as the updater activates the maintenance mode and the update can't be processed as the maintenance check does not recognize the admin session as being excluded from the maintenance. You won't be able to interact with the admin as the system will present the maintenance page for every request.

If you updated up to build 85 and experience this issue, you can solve it with the following steps:

  • remove var/config/maintenance.php - this allows you to open the admin interface again as it disables maintenance mode

  • if you want to use the web updater please apply these changes manually before continuing the update

  • alternatively you can use the CLI updater to circumvent the maintenance page. the following command would update to build 86:

    PIMCORE_ENVIRONMENT=dev bin/console pimcore:update --ignore-maintenance-mode -u 86

The admin session ID can't be injected via GET parameter anymore. This was possbile in previous Pimcore versions to support Flash based file uploaders but was obsolete.

Build 60 (2017-05-31)

The navigation view helper signature has changed and now uses a different syntax to render navigations. In short, building the navigation container and rendering the navigation is now split up into 2 distinct calls and needs to be adapted in templates. This applies to all navigation types (menu, breadcrumbs, ...).

// previously
echo $this->navigation($this->document, $navStartNode)->menu()->renderMenu(null, ['maxDepth' => 1]);

// now
$nav = $this->navigation()->buildNavigation($this->document, $navStartNode);
echo $this->navigation()->menu()->renderMenu($nav, ['maxDepth' => 1]);

See the navigation documentation for details.

Build 54 (2017-05-16)

Added new nested naming scheme for document editables, which allows reliable copy/paste in nested block elements. Pimcore defaults to the new naming scheme for fresh installations, but configures updated installations to use the legacy scheme.

To configure Pimcore to use the legacy naming scheme strategy, set the following config:

            naming_strategy: legacy

See Editable Naming Strategies for information how to migrate to the nested naming strategy.