Redesigned System Settings: System Settings
have received a complete overhaul. Configuration options have been
logically grouped together making it easier than ever before to
find what's configurable. Several options that were located
under Server Administration have also been moved to System
User Administration: The User account form has
been completely redesigned. Each form section can now be saved
independently of each other minimizing the chance of losing
changes. The new ScreensNavigationEntry let's developers add
custom forms under user administration.
Improvements to Blogs and Forums: Blog readers a
can now un-subscribe to notifications via email. Blog authors now
have complete control over the friendly URL of the entry.
Estimated reading time can be enabled in System Settings and will
be calculated based on time taken to write an entry.
Blogs also have a new cards ADT that can be selected from the
application configuration. Videos can now be added inline while
writing a new entry from popular services such as: Youtube, Vimeo,
Facebook Video, and Twitch. Message boards users can now attach as
many files as they want by dragging and dropping them in a post.
Message boards also has had many visual updates.
Workflow Improvements: Workflow has received a
complete UI overhaul. All workflow configuration is now
consolidated under one area in the Control Panel. Workflow
definitions are now versioned and previous versions can be
restored. Workflow definitions can now be saved in draft form and
published live when they are ready.
Infrastructure: Many improvements have been
incorporated at the core platform level, including ElasticSearch
6.0 support and the inclusion of Tomcat 9.0.
Official Documentation can be found on Liferay Developer network.
For information on upgrading, see the Upgrade Guide.
If you believe you have encountered a bug in the new release you
can report your issue on issues.liferay.com, selecting
the "7.1.0 CE GA1" release as the value for the
"Affects Version/s" field.
Support is provided by our awesome community. Please visit our community website for more details
on how you can receive support.
Liferay and its worldwide partner network also provides services,
support, training, and consulting around its flagship enterprise
offering, Liferay DXP.
Also note that customers on existing releases such as 6.2 and 7.0
continue to be professionally supported, and the documentation,
source, and other ancillary data about these releases will remain
of known issues
A thanks goes out to our engineering and QA teams who spent
countless hours developing, testing, translating and writing
documentation to ensure a stable release that meets and hopefully
exceeds our expectations!
A special thanks goes to our awesome community who volunteered
their time as a part of the community beta program testing
features, reporting bugs and providing overall feedback. We
couldn't have done it without you.