History of Stable Orckestra CMS Versions
Important. As of September 21, 2016, we have changed our project name from "Composite C1" to "Orckestra CMS Foundation". Existing releases up to, and including, v5.2 have not been renamed.
The table below lists public releases of Orckestra CMS (formerly known as Composite C1) version 2.0 or later.
For detailed release notes, please click "Read more" where available.
|Version Name||Release date||Version number|
|Orckestra CMS 5.5||2016-11-14||5.5.6162.32841|
What's New? This is a service release with minor improvements that includes more stable previews of CMS functions in Visual Editor, a faster initial setup of the CMS and support for data updates with add-ons. Read more
|Orckestra CMS 5.4||2016-11-03||5.4.6150.25005|
What's New? This is a minor release that follows up on the recent v. 5.3 release. It introduces support for bulk uploading files to the website file system, a selection counter on the hierarchical tree selector and a new Nightwatch API command for file upload tests. Read more
|Orckestra CMS 5.3||2016-10-18||5.3.6135.33075|
What's New? This is the first release after changing the name to Orckestra CMS from Composite C1. It features duplication of pages and data and Nightwatch framework integration for automated end-to-end testing. The minimum .NET Framework version has been increased to 4.6.1. Read more
|Composite C1 5.2||2016-09-06||5.2.6093.24082|
What's New? Version 5.2 introduces a number of API level features and data layer changes, which enable storing multiple versions of data. Read more
|Composite C1 5.1||2016-08-12||5.1.6027.17836|
What's New? Version 5.1 is a service release that comes with new features such as bulk publishing, time zone support, some UI enhancements, support for overriding the UI and logic behind actions (add, edit, publish etc) on pages/data, new widgets as well as fixes for issues found in the v5 release and other minor improvements and optimizations. Read more
|Composite C1 5.0||2015-12-15||5.0.5827.21806|
What's New? V5 is the third major release since Composite C1 went open-source 5 years ago and comes packed with a lot of UI / UX improvements / new features such as the brand new CMS Console and the browser view, and improved developer tooling such as much better support for MVC, dependency injections on CMS Function parameters, mapping data items to URLs to tree elements. Read more
|Composite C1 4.3||2015-03-18||4.3.5555.25838|
What's New? This latest stable release does much for performance improvements and enjoys a good deal of new features, including scheduled data publishing, native content editing experience with RTL languages like Arabic, enhanced password policy options, image resizing options in Razor, hooking into ASP.NET Full Page Caching key generation and more. Read more
|Composite C1 4.2 Update 1||2014-06-23||4.2.5287.17495|
What's New? The latest update contains a number of improvements and bug fixes and is a recommended update to 4.2.
|Composite C1 4.2||2014-05-27||4.2.5249.32246|
What's New? The latest stable release of Composite C1 comes packed with even more new features: CMS Function previews in Visual Editor, user-friendly editing of CMS Function properties, and the new responsive starter site called "Venus", editing pages on iPads, ASP.NET Razor 3.1.1 support by default, a new widget to select glyph icons, the server log now in the System perspective with more to log and audit, a new security permission "Configure" and more. Read more
|Composite C1 4.1||2013-11-07||4.1.5058.34326|
What's New? Another stable release of Composite C1, which equip both developers and end users with even more features like drag-and-drop for images and files from the desktop into page content, support for Composite Form Builder, the "Open Cph" Starter Site upgraded to Bootstrap 3, Internet Explorer 11 support, Microsoft .NET 4.5 made required, a new "Static Datatypes" folder on the Data Perspective, a 100% customized UI for the "Function Call Editor" for custom CMS Functions, and many more. Read more
|Composite C1 4.0||2013-07-06||4.0.4897.31550|
What's New? The 2nd big milestone release since Composite C1 open-sourced in October 2010, adding more power to end users with features like the block selector, searchable drop-downs, freehand image resizing, new Starter sites, and more, and to developers with features like built-in Razor and User Control functions, Razor and Master Page templates, page template features, data tree ordering, and many more. Read more
|Composite C1 3.2||2012-04-27||3.2.4497.34793|
What's New? The major service release to 3.0, adding "Save and Publish" combo button that enable easy opt-out of publish workflow. German and Chinese translations of the admin UI. Support for plugging in external media data bases (like SharePoint or images from Facebook). HTML5 video streaming support. Compatible with .NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012. Easy conversion to Visual Studio Web Application projects. Read more
|Composite C1 3.1||2012-01-18||3.1.4400.42718|
What's New? A service release to 3.0, adding support for spell checking (when using Mozilla Firefox with dictionaries installed) and .less file edit support. Also fixes issues reported on 3.0.
|Composite C1 3.0||2011-12-07||3.0.4358.29126|
What's New? Being a major release 3.0 contain a lot of improvements: URLs are short and without ‘.aspx’, Seamless ‘Paste from Word’, instant image and file upload from editors, in place image resizing, UX improvements reducing clicking, ASP.NET Razor support, full Windows Azure and SQL Azure support, and a lot more. Read more
|Composite C1 2.1.1||2011-04-07||2.1.4113.99|
What's New? HTML5 support and bugfixes.
|Composite C1 2.1||2011-03-11||2.1.4087.22991|
What's New? IE9, Chrome support, SQL Server migration, 30 day trials on premium features, new code and customizable html editor, Windows Azure cloud support, build in performance profiling, ASP.NET .master page templates, expanded API, faster! Read more
|Composite C1 2.0 SP 1||2010-10-25||2.0.3947.24461|
What's New? New source code editor (SkyWriter), faster page preview, CRUD functions for custom data types, inline C# functions, cleaned-up localization files (ready for GUI translators), Custom URL action with data-driven parameters, a few new functions (page cache control, path to the Composite C1 application root, new random GUID etc), setup check and Windows Azure-related fixes. Read more
|Composite C1 2.0 Patch 1||2010-10-03||2.0.3927.42711|
What's New? Bug fixes
|Composite C1 2.0||2010-09-29||2.0.3919.5834|
What's New? The first public release of Composite C1 as a free open-source CMS.