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eZ Publish (5.x)

eZ Publish 5.x | For eZ Platform & eZ Studio topics see Technical manual and User manual, for eZ Publish 4.x and Legacy topics see eZ Publish legacy

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Feature4.x nameNotes
Content Model 5.x aimed at not adding any features in the content/data model to make sure no breaks happened in 4.x, new features will instead be introduced as we approach 6.x with new storage engines that can support them
Content(Content) Object

 

Content RelationsObject Relations 
Field(Content) AttributeMissing FieldTypes will cause eZ Publish to return exception, this can be avoided by implementing the FieldType or configuring it as "NullType"
FieldTypeDataTypeSee FieldTypes for list of supported types, known unsupported FieldTypes are mentioned in Known issues
LocationsNode

 

Section 

 

ContentType(Content) Class 
FieldDefinition(Content) Class Attribute 
FieldGroups(Content) Class Attribute Grouping 
ObjectStateObjectState 
UrlAlias  
UrlWildcard  
Language  
User  
UserGroup Can by design (and intention) only have one location in 5.x
Policy  
Policy Limitation  
Role  
Role Limitation  
Role Assignment Currently not possible to delete specific assignment by id
   
Core  
REST 5.1 and higher includes a working read/write REST v2 API
Development environmentDevelopment mode 
   
Web stack 5.x web stack is Symfony with several 4.x features on top
ControllersModules 
BundlesExtensions 
(Twig) Template system(eZ) Template system 
View ProviderOverride systemRestricted to viewLocation in 5.0 and additionally viewContent in 5.1
Theme systemDesign systemPlanned for 5.2 using LiipThemeBundle, but not in yet !so might slip to 5.3.
HTTP CacheView- / Static- CacheFor anonymous users in 5.0/5.1, for all users using "userHash" in 5.2
SiteAccess  
Site(Access)Groupingn/aNew in 5.x
CSRFeZ FormTokenProvided by Symfony
   
Data  
Persistence cacheCluster- / Class- / ClassAttribute- / var- / "Global"- cacheIntroduced in 5.1, currently missing support for multi repository setups
IOCluster (-ing of files)Currently uses 4.x cluster system in the backend, new and simpler file clustering is possible when new storage engine is created in the future
Multi RepositoryMulti-dbSome features, notably Persistence cache is currently not supported for these setups, this and better support for this feature is planned for 5.2/5.3
   

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Note: All missing features are still available in legacy stack bundled with eZ Publish 5.x, this fact sheet is purely about 5.x vs 4.x (legacy).