Featured planned for upcoming versions
The following features are planned for upcoming versions of the ProcessWire core. These are not the only features planned, they are just a taste. These may be subject to change depending on team availability and priority adjustments consistent with the projects ProcessWire is used for. The dates included are ballpark estimates and may occur sooner (or later).
ProcessWire 2.3 (Winter 2012/2013)
- Selector engine fixes, optimizations, improvements consistent with Nik's PHPUnit ProcessWire testing suite.
- Improvements and additions to Comments fieldtype, including a global comments manager.
- Provide option for database session storage.
- Continued optimizations and improvements to core.
- Support for 'required' state on Fieldtypes.
- Improvements and additions to the installer.
- Secured page files option
- Support for all jQuery traversal functions, for pages
- Upgrades and security enhancements to the password storage
- Support grouping for templates and fields (via tags)
- Now remembers past locations of a page and sets up 301 redirects (via Path Path History module)
- And more
ProcessWire 2.4 (Summer 2013)
The primary emphasis of this version will be to update the code base to take advantage of PHP 5.3+ features. More specifically:
- Transition to PHP namespaces.
- Update for compliance with PSR-0 and PSR-1.
- Drop support for PHP 5.2.
- Transition from PHP's mysqli library to PDO.
- Add support for hooks based on closures.
- Replacement of default site profile with a new responsive site profile.
- Versioning for text-based page fields.
- Additions and improvements to module system including more dependency support, alternate configuration methods, and more.
- Support for admin themes definable at user level.
- And all the other improvements, additions, optimizations, and simplifications you see in every new version of ProcessWire.
ProcessWire 2.5+ (Winter 2013/2014)
- Support for maintaining separate draft and live versions of any page.
- Tools for managing server-to-server migration.
- Improvements to selector engine, including either-or selectors.
- Enhanced workflow capabilities.
- JS session monitoring to handle multiple users editing the same page.
- Pagination support with limit=1.
- And much more…
This roadmap will continue to be added to regularly and we try not to plan more than 2 versions ahead to remain flexible and available to support those features most needed by users as we continue to grow.
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