Elefant CMS 2.0.8 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04

Elefant CMS,  a refreshingly simple open source content management (CMS) which provides a modern interface, and allows anyone to create and manage websites has been updated to version 2.0.8..

This brief tutorial shows students and new user show to install or upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 servers..

This release comes with lots of improvements and some bug fixes… including, WYSIWYG editor access control plugins so the editor can still be used by non-admins, admin toolbar and admin area usability improvements and updated Google OAuth2 login support and added Google auth credentials to user settings form..

If you haven’t upgraded your sites running Elefant CMS, you may want to do so to take advantage of some of these improvements and fixes…Below is a complete list of improvements and fixes included with this release:

Improvements:

  • I18n filters now accept DateTime objects in addition to date strings
  • Added Form::generate_csrf_token() for custom use cases
  • Minimal grid supports every column size increment of 5%
  • Image::resize() defaults to auto-detecting the correct format
  • Access control on WYSIWYG editor plugins so the editor can still be used by non-admins
  • Updated Google OAuth2 login support and added Google auth credentials to user settings form
  • Added admin/util/select-buttons helper to convert select boxes to button groups
  • Let users set jquery_source = Off to disable jQuery completely on the front-end
  • Force jQuery source to be local if admin
  • Admin toolbar and admin area usability improvements
  • Added admin/modal template for admin pages in frames
  • Upgraded URLify to version 1.1.2-stable
  • Upgraded Analog to version 1.0.11-stable

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed error marking file manager app upgraded
  • Fixed exception in admin toolbar template
  • Removed PHP 5.3 from travis-ci config, fixed PHPUnit issues on travis-ci
  • Fixed issue with dollar signs in some database passwords
  • Fixed warning on templates not always quoting array keys

If you want to learn how to install Elefant CMS on Ubuntu servers, the posts below show y9ou how…

Installing Elefant CMS with Apache2 Support

If you want to learn how to install Elefant CMS with Apache2 support, then use the link below:

Install Elefant CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 / 18.04 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.2 Support

Installing Elefant CMS with Nginx Support

If you rather run Elefant CMS with Nginx support, then use the link below:

Setup Elefant CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 / 18.04 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP-FPM 7.2 Support

Upgrading Elefant CMS

If you already have Elefant CMS installed, then follow the steps below to upgrade:

Upgrading an existing Elefant website is as easy as:

cd /var/www/html/elefant
sudo ./elefant backup ~/backups/
sudo ./elefant update

That should backup your site and update it to the latest version….

Don’t forget to update the folder permissions:

sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/elefant/
sudo chmod -R 755 /var/www/html/elefant/

That should do it!

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