What's New With 4.2.0


ContentBox v4.2.0 is a minor release sporting a focus on performance, security and stability from our 4.x release and some great new improvements. Let's explore this release:


This is a minor release, so a simple box update contentbox will get you upgraded to this release.

ColdBox Upgrade

ContentBox has been upgraded to work with ColdBox 5.3.x

Release Notes


  • [CONTENTBOX-1070] - AdminBar not showing up anymore

  • [CONTENTBOX-1071] - When cloning a content object, the markup type is not copied over

  • [CONTENTBOX-1074] - contentbox-security/interceptors/CheckForForceTwoFactorEnrollment.cfc is fireing on too many events

  • [CONTENTBOX-1076] - cb helper getCurrentCustomFields() does not check for null custom field arrays

  • [CONTENTBOX-1084] - Remove spaces from fb.min.js filenames in Filebrowser handler

  • [CONTENTBOX-1085] - Preflight check has a race condition where duplicate settings can be inserted and stop app from starting

  • [CONTENTBOX-1086] - Hello user module is missing version property - error when populating module config

  • [CONTENTBOX-1088] - Deactivate modules if its directory does not exist in disk

  • [CONTENTBOX-1091] - Widgets do not appear in panel until Reinit

  • [CONTENTBOX-1092] - Folders in a module's widgets directory are treated as components

  • [CONTENTBOX-1093] - Widgets - insert button missing

  • [CONTENTBOX-1094] - CommentForm blowing up on previews on empty content objects

  • [CONTENTBOX-1097] - Exception when import permission groups in a user

  • [CONTENTBOX-1098] - Content types .print and .doc not rendered

  • [CONTENTBOX-1099] - ACF blows up with async orm announcements

  • [CONTENTBOX-1100] - Page preview not working throwing exception on missing layout

  • [CONTENTBOX-1101] - Generated Meta Description showing HTML

New Features


  • [CONTENTBOX-497] - Move importer/exporters models from main contentbox module

  • [CONTENTBOX-1069] - Refactor ContentBox UI to leverage the routing service instead of the SES interceptor

  • [CONTENTBOX-1075] - Performance: settingService key cb_enc_key is called for each request

  • [CONTENTBOX-1077] - page, comments are requested for each page view even if they are disabled

  • [CONTENTBOX-1078] - Refactor the retrieval of ui categories to increase performance, lazy load for the win

  • [CONTENTBOX-1081] - Current markup type and current editor are not shown as selected

  • [CONTENTBOX-1082] - Upgrade messagebox to new version

  • [CONTENTBOX-1083] - Upgrade cborm to support ACF2018

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