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New UI selectors for text styles
New feature

New component controls for text styles

The following component text styles are now supported in the UI: fontSize, fontWeight, textAlign, fontSize.

A teardrop icon on the text field should appear when a styles field is added to a content model. These style controls enable collaborators to change style values (stored as content) through the visual editor.

Disabling Managed Hosting
New feature

Disabling Managed Hosting

You can now opt out of managed hosting at any time. This is ideal for the following scenarios:

  • Hosting on a platform of your choice
  • Maintaining full control over your hosting/deployment solution
  • Working on your site before publishing it to the Internet
Improved Cloudinary support for Git-based content
Improvement

Improved Cloudinary support for Git-based content

We now support storing & accessing the full image metadata from Cloudinary with whatever content source you use.

Improvement - Warning when changing slug
Improvement

New warning when changing a slug

Renaming page URLs can be risky, especially if they have been previously available on your live site. To mitigate the risk in cases where changing the slug may be needed, we’ve introduced a warning in Stackbit for content editors to be made more aware of the risk.

Improvement Content tab
Improvement

Global access to 'Content' available for all sources

Global access to 'Content' is now available in all workspaces independently from the data source(s) used.

Improvement - new checkbox control type
Improvement

New checkbox control type for lists with enums

When using a list field where the individual items where of the enum type, they would appear as dropdowns. You can now use a checkbox control for a better editing experience.

New feature - Automatic Content Reload
New feature

Automatic Content Reload

Whenever a content editor makes a change, everyone who's currently working on the same Stackbit workspace should immediately see this change. Up until now, installing packages and adding non-trivial code on both the server- and client-side was required in order for this to properly work.

New feature - fieldGroup icons and icon library
New feature

Add custom icons to field groups

It is now possible to add icons to each group specified in a model's fieldGroups property. We've provided a library of icons to streamline this process.