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Serendipity Styx 3.5.0 release

N° 2021/5 - The Serendipity Styx 3.5.0 release php8

Its not the length of changelog descriptions that makes the value or the headline ;-) As announced by rumors very early, the main feature of Styx 3.5 is the DARK MODE, beside all additional improving fixes.

Styx 3.5.0 applies

  • Extend some more picture WebP variation container backend usage
  • Updated the Bootstrap and CKEditor assets
  • Improved backend handlers, like adding back buttons, or action buttons for certain rare cases, etc.
  • Finally removed old Smarty backward compatibility mode wrapper and configuration sets
  • Improve backend entry preview array for empty categories and certain themes
  • Improve fetching image meta data for EXIF data readable file format checks
  • Added some missing lang constants
  • Removed a last occurrence of Serendipity Series 0/1 API workarounds
  • Fixed an amount of old bugs and regression losses
  • Improved and fixed user handling and permissives
  • Fixed themes (check out new dates)
  • Fixed a faulty interpretation with using theme required fields and contactforms, ending up being more strict.
  • Finally added the DARK MODE, playing well with all sort of difficulties. Improves clarity and contrast as well as the styx backend theme in general.

Check out the ChangeLog for details, or even read the commit history for more. See download

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