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THIS IS WORK IN PROGRESS

 

Known existing integration (white list):

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, but not in yet!
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
   

Known missing integration (black list):

FeatureUnsupported
Core 
RatingUser Rating not currently supported by API, planned to be implemented later when some convention for FieldType provided API's are established
ShopNo shop or field(/data) types related to shop currently supported by API or planned to be supported by API (plan is to provide general integration points for use with other (Symfony based) shopping systems)
Commentezcomments is not supported by API, and is not planned to be supported either (we consider to replace it by disqus integration, can also be solved on customer projects using content model)
Content EditingContent editing module is not implemented yet, so currently own raw editing support needs to be implemented on top of REST/Public API directly
Module PermissionsController / Bundle Permissions is not integrated with eZ Publish permission system yet, currently standard Symfony firewall rules need to be used
UrlAlias RoutingUrlAlias has the same model as before and hence does not support routing directly to a bundle:controller:action
WorkflowPlanned for future version
Information CollectorPlanned to return as a new Form feature in future versions
Package systemPlanned to return as a import/export system which uses either API or SPI directly to replicate some or full amount of content from one repository to another
Menu managementCould be re introduced in the future as a multi site safe Site configuration feature
PDF ExportNot currently planned, should be re-implemented outside of Core
RSS feedsCurrently no API for managing RSS feeds
Frontend EditingSee "Content Editing"
SearchSearch API exists, but front end is currently using legacy fallback and 5.x Solr implementation is currently not finished yet
User moduleUser login, login handlers, change-password, forgot-password, register, profile and editing currently uses legacy fallback
Oauth 1.0/2.0(REST)
  
Extensions(aka Bundles)
eZ TagsWe are working on either integrating more deeply eZ tags or rebuilding a solution as part of the API. (note: eZ Tags is not clearly supported in 4.x)
eZ SIeZ SI is purely legacy, not required in Symfony as it support ESI natively. We lost a differentiation for the Enterprise version here
eZ Content stagingNo equivalent yet on the new stack
eZ Style editorNo equivalent on the new stack. Because Mamut-like project it is not anymore our core focus, we will not reimplement as is but might build solutions on top of the theming support. It wont be similar.
eZ SurveyNo equivalent yet on the new stack
  
  
  

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).

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