Pimcore 5.5 adds visual workflows for data maintenance processes

Workflows are now fully standardized - based on the Symfony workflow component - and much easier to configure. A filter feature in the element tree enables quick filtering and finding of documents, data objects, and assets. Database delta updates improve overall system performance.
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New Features

Workflow Engine 2.0 is the completely refactored workflow feature supports data maintenance processes and life cycles across a wide domain of asset and master data management. Workflows are now fully standardized - based on the Symfony workflow component - and much easier to configure. It is now possible to have multiple workflows per element and there is also a graphical representation of the workflow and the place an element is currently in. Learn more

Filter Feature in the element tree for quickly filtering and finding documents, data objects, and assets. Learn more

Database delta updates when saving objects (for certain data-types, to be continued …) update only changed values are now in the database. This improves performance a lot! Learn more

Improvements

Documents are the CMS part of Pimcore and are the way to go for managing unstructured contents using pages, content snippets, and navigations. Improvements for documents in this release include

Assets are files that can be managed within the Pimcore system and which you can organize in folders. Improvements for assets in this release include

Data Objects are the PIM/MDM part of Pimcore and the way to go for managing structured data. Improvements for data objects in this release include

Tools are provided in or for the Pimcore backend UI, can also be used via Pimcore PHP API. Improvements for tools in this release include

Technical Updates

Good To Know

  • Important: The release includes BC breaks - Please read the upgrade notes
  • Easier update method/guide for updates from 5.x to >= 5.4 Learn more
  • Easier update from latest 4.x directly to the latest 5.x Learn more

The ensemble

This release was led by Bernhard Rusch, with the help of these fine people. There are 149 contributors with props to the Pimcore project so far.

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