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ContentBox v5.x Released

Luis Majano |  September 29, 2021

We are incredibly excited to announce the release of the ContentBox Modular CMS v5 series. This has been a work over 1 year with a complete refocus and rearchitecturing of the core to take ContentBox to the next 10 years. It is also great to note that we are Professional Open Source, FREE, FOREVER. This series includes tons of great features and updates that will take your content management to the next level. From multi-site support, a companion CLI, to a complete Headless CMS deployment, your will be able to deliver your projects in no time. We have also refreshed the official ContentBox site: https://www.contentboxcms.org/ which is also running 5.

Here is our what's new guide with our full release notes: https://contentbox.ortusbooks.com/intro/release-history/whats-new-with-5.0.0

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ContentBox v5.0.0 Beta Released

Luis Majano |  March 11, 2021

Today is a majestic day! A day that brings the release of our very first beta for ContentBox 5! This release has been in development for over 6 months and its a major architectural shift from our previous versions; multi-site support. You can now migrate over your Mura CMS applications with ease to ContentBox knowing that multi-tenant support is now available for all, for FREE, FOREVER!

Here is our what's new guide with our full release notes: https://contentbox.ortusbooks.com/intro/release-history/whats-new-with-5.0.0

I will be covering the major features in this introductory blog post.

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Introducing the New Ortus Community

Brad Wood |  January 21, 2021

Hi everyone, great news! Ortus is rolling out our new Ortus Community site to help consolidate all of our community support and interaction. As part of that effort, all our Google Group threads have been imported to the new Ortus Community and effective immediately, our Google Groups are closed for further posting.

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ContentBox CMS: Open Source and FREE Forever!

Paulina Lainez |  August 27, 2020

Yes, that’s not a typo, we really mean it: FREE forever! ContentBox, our modular content management engine that allows you to easily build websites, blogs, wikis, complex web applications, and RESTFul web services, will always, and we repeat, always be Open Source and FREE. You can use all of its goodies and features when you want them and wherever you want them.

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CFCasts - A Peek Inside the Tech Stack

Eric Peterson |  June 30, 2020

Being a new platform from Ortus, I wanted to take some time to dive in to the tech stack we are using to build CFCasts. Many people ask us how we would build a modern CFML site. Well, here's at least one answer.

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ContentBox Docker Image 5.0.0 Released

Luis Majano |  March 12, 2020

ContentBox + Docker



We are pleased to announce a major release of the official ContentBox Docker image. It now ships with the latest CommandBox image as well and sports a much more detailed versioning strategy:

{variant}{contentbox_version}_{image_version}

This will allow you to visualize that each ContentBox version can be paired with new image versions. This will also allow for rollbacks and rolling upgrades if necessary; all following semantic versioning. So let's dig in to this release!

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Support Open Source via new Patreon Levels and Rewards

Luis Majano |  June 13, 2019

At Ortus Solutions we are known for building open source projects for the ColdFusion (CFML) community such as ColdBox, CommandBox, ContentBox Modular CMS, ForgeBox and many more. All of those products are licensed under the Apache 2 license and are completely FREE to use and extend.

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ContentBox v4.2.1 Docker Image Released

Luis Majano |  January 17, 2019

Today we are very excited to bring you the release of our latest Docker container for ContentBox v4.2.1. This is a major re-work of our container images as we now support over 5 different variations of our images, from warmed up servers to alpine versions of ContentBox. We have also added tons of new optimizations and environment variables to control container deployments. Ultimately, we have also updated our images to leverage the latest CommandBox 4.5.0 image!

Learn more about ContentBox at https://www.ortussolutions.com/products/contentbox and more about Docker deployment here: https://contentbox.ortusbooks.com/getting-started/installation/docker

Release Notes

v4.0.0

  • Disabled directory browsing for security
  • Added docker hostname to Application name in Application.cfc
  • Added a rolling file appender for all app logs to go to > /var/log/contentbox.log
  • Upgrade to latest CommandBox v4.5.0
  • Updated healthchecks to permit load up times and consistency
  • No runtime flags where ever being used, revamped it to warmup the server correctly and leverage environment variables for execution
  • Removed support for lucee 4.5
  • BE env variable was never working so you can test bleeding edge versions of ContentBox
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ContentBox v4.2.0 Released

Luis Majano |  January 14, 2019

Today we are very excited to bring you the release of ContentBox v4.2.0. This is a minor release of ContentBox and it sports tons of new updates, improvements and bug fixes including a major upgrade to ColdBox v5.3 which in itself gives us tons of new updates and features.

Here are the what's new guides for our release:

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ContentBox v4.1.0 Docker Image Released

Luis Majano |  August 17, 2018

Today we are very excited to bring you the release of our latest Docker container for ContentBox v4.1.0. This is a major re-work of our container images as we now support over 6 different variations of our images, from warmed up servers to alpine versions of ContentBox. We have also added tons of new optimizations and environment variables to control container deployments. Ultimately, we have also updated our images to leverage the latest CommandBox 4.2.0 image!

Learn more about ContentBox at https://www.ortussolutions.com/products/contentbox and more about Docker deployment here: https://contentbox.ortusbooks.com/getting-started/installation/docker

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