At a Glance

Released on
05/10/2017
End of Life
05/10/2018

Next Release: 8.5
Previous Release: 8.4

Cascade CMS 8.4.1

Cascade CMS 8.4.1 is a patch release that contains bug-fixes only.

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Issues Fixed

  • Upgraded TinyMCE from v4.5.1 to v4.5.7 to address issues with image selection and alignment in browsers including Chrome and Firefox (and included numerous other improvements/fixes)
  • Added "Decimal" option to ordered list styles dropdown
  • Advanced submit when creating assets will only show available Create Workflows
  • Changing the parent Folder when creating/editing an asset will update available Workflows from the new parent Folder
  • Fixed a JavaScript error that was being thrown when viewing a draft or working copy of an asset

First time installation?

Be sure to import our default database schema prior to installing Cascade CMS for the first time. Then follow our standard installation instructions.

Upgrade Steps

  1. Shut down your currently running Cascade CMS instance.
  2. Before you upgrade, we strongly recommend that you back-up your production database. as well as set up a test instance and perform a trial run of the upgrade. All customers are entitled to a test license for this purpose.
  3. Read the release notes and upgrade guides for all releases between your version and the latest version.
  4. Check the table below to see which installer type is required.

Which installer should I use?

With certain upgrade paths, a full installation of Cascade CMS is required in order to ensure that the application has the latest required libraries. See the table below for a summary of which installer you should use based on the version from which you are upgrading. For any versions that do not require a full installation, using the ROOT.war upgrade method is allowed.

Upgrading From Full Installation Required
7.x Yes
8.0.x Yes
8.1.x Yes
8.2.x Yes
8.3 No
8.4 No