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Overview 2023

Get an overview of release notes for each month in 2023.

Overview 2023

Key Takeaways

  • Umbraco 13 On Cloud - As the default setting for new projects, Umbraco 13 brings enhanced features and compatibility for a modern digital experience.
  • Umbraco Deploy Enhanced Content Management - Improving content and schema import and export, simplifying large-scale content management and project transitions.
  • TLS 1.3 For All Plans - Now available for all plans, Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 enhances security across Umbraco Cloud, offering advanced protection for every user.
  • Umbraco CI/CD Flow out of beta - Fully launched post-beta, the Umbraco CI/CD Flow offers robust, reliable tools for improved continuous integration and delivery.

Key Takeaways

  • Umbraco CI/CD Flow - Elevate your deployment process with seamless integration between your existing CI/CD pipeline and Umbraco Cloud. Experience automated, efficient, and error-free deployments like never before.
  • Automatic Upgrades for Minor Versions - Experience enhanced efficiency with our expanded Automatic Minor Upgrades for Umbraco CMS, Umbraco Forms, and Umbraco Deploy.

Key Takeaways

  • Shared Secrets - Streamline your build process, enhance security, and say goodbye to repetitive environment configurations with "Shared Secrets" on Umbraco Cloud.
  • Upgraded "Usage" Page for Custom Plans - If you've added extra bandwidth or media storage to your cloud project, our updated "Usage" page on Umbraco Cloud now accurately reflects those additions.

Key Takeaways

  • Australia region hosting - Umbraco Cloud expands its regional hosting offerings with the addition of Australia East, catering to a wider range of hosting preferences.
  • Visualization of Events on “Availability & Performance” - Elevate project insights with Umbraco Cloud's Event Visualization. Track critical events and their impact on your project's journey.
  • Improved trial flow for Umbraco Cloud - The trial flow has undergone a significant visual upgrade, now offering a more engaging and intuitive experience.

June 2023

Key Takeaways

  • Customize Environment Ordering - You are now able to change the order of environments in the Projects Dashboard according to your preference.
  • All Project Sub-Pages Upgraded - With the migration of the Certificates page to the new front-end tech stack, all project sub-pages have now been migrated. Next focus: a new navigation structure.
  • Umbraco 12 Support - Umbraco Cloud always allows you to create new cloud projects with the latest versions. That now includes Umbraco 12 which was released on June 29th, 2023.

May 2023

Key Takeaways

  • Availability & Performance - With Umbraco Cloud's user-friendly interface, you will receive a new set of tools to monitor and optimize your cloud projects effectively.
  • Specific views for dedicated and shared project plans - The Availability & Performance feature will show different views for CPU Usage and Memory usage, highlighting a comparison to the plan quota for shared plans.
  • What the future will bring to the feature - More exciting features and enhancements will be added to Availability & Performance in the future.

Key Takeaways

  • Reset Authenticator App settings - It is now an easy task for your cloud organization administrator to reset your authenticator app settings if you start using a new mobile or want to switch to another authenticator app.
  • Other Umbraco Cloud updates - Umbraco Cloud has been updated with a few other features and updates worth mentioning.

Key Takeaways

  • Umbraco Baseline Support For All Cloud Regions - Umbraco Cloud now offers baseline support for all three regions - West Europe, East US, and South UK.
  • Simplified Access to Project Team Page - As an administrator for a Cloud organization you will be able to access the project team for all the cloud projects of the organization.
  • Monthly Bandwidth Usage - You find an update to the “Usage” page where you now can see the total bandwidth used for the past seven months.
  • Upgrade Project Flow - The previous Upgrade plan feature has been migrated into a new, improved Upgrade Project flow, where you can change the project plan and change to a dedicated resource in one go!

Key Takeaways

  • Enforced Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) for Organizations - As an administrator of a cloud organization, you will be able to enforce a specific MFA method for each member of your organization.
  • New Project Creation Flow - Introducing the new project creation flow in Umbraco Cloud with a more modern look and feel and an improved workflow.
  • Improved Deployment and Error Handling - You will now see a lot more information for each of your organization’s projects on the project page under your organization.
  • Restore Content Optimization - You will find some important improvements to deploy restore and transfer operations in the latest updates for Umbraco Deploy.

Key Takeaways

  • UK Region Hosting - Umbraco Cloud expands with UK regional hosting.
  • Display of Multi-factor authentication setting for organization members - As an administrator at a cloud organization, you can see the multi-factor authentication setting for all the organization's members.
  • Prefixes for naming secrets - When naming secrets, you can reference the security-related settings for Umbraco:CMS:Global:Smtp, Umbraco Forms API-key, and field reCAPTCHAS.