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UPDATED: django CMS 3.9.0 RC1 released

Nicolai Ridani

May 19, 2021

****UPDATE*** We have released RC2 after a critical bug was detected in RC1

***UPDATE*** django CMS 3.9.0 RC2 Release is now available.

Thanks to our community, a critical bug was detected and we were able to fix it right away. 

Version 3.9.0 RC2 is available for installation in several different ways: 

  • via pip (pip install django-cms==3.9.0rc2)
  • directly from GitHub




This is the old article for RC1 Release

django CMS 3.9.0 RC1 Release is now available.

Thanks to the active support of Florian (goutnet), who not only took over the release process completely, but also wrote a script to make future releases easier, more than 70 pull requests from over 25 contributors could be included in the 3.9.0 RC1 Release. Now that's what I call a real community release! Amazing community effort! 

The list of changes is long. Here are only a few highlights...

  • Add support for Django 3.2 LTS version
  • Add support for django-treebeard 4.5.1
  • Replace Travis.CI with Github Actions

Changelog & Upgrade Instructions

Please see the changelog for django CMS 3.9.0.rc1 for full details of the changes. 

Please see the upgrade instructions.

How to get it

Version 3.9.0 RC1 is available for installation in several different ways: 

  • via pip (pip install django-cms==3.9.0rc1)
  • directly from GitHub
  • on Divio - try it in a ready-to-deploy new project using Aldryn Django CMS from the alpha channel

Testing & Feedback

Please file any bug reports on GitHub, and give us any other feedback in our Slack (#support)

Thanks to all contributors for their efforts!

This release includes over 70 pull requests, and was created with the help of the following contributors (in alphabetical order):

With the review help of the following contributors:

  • Aiky30 
  • Angelo Dini 
  • Benjamin PIERRE 
  • Daniele Procida 
  • Éric Araujo 
  • Florian Delizy
  • Francesco Verde 
  • greengoaxe 
  • John Bazik 
  • Mario Colombo 
  • Mark Walker 
  • Nicolai 
  • Petr Glotov
  • Radosław Stępień
  • sin-ack 
  • Stuart Axon 
  • Vinit Kumar 


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