Product Updates

DatoCMS changelog for new features and general improvements
November 29th, 2018
Role-based permissions
New

Your organization’s workflow gets another boost thanks to the ability to let users only manage records created by users with the same role!

November 23rd, 2018
Configurable Twitter card
New

Up until now, all Twitter cards generated by DatoCMS had the twitter:card property set to summary. Now you can change this settings in every SEO field!

You can also configure the stardard Twitter card in the project global settings:

Upgrade to the latest DatoCMS clients to start using this feature on your frontend website!

November 23rd, 2018
Save frequent searches as filters
New

Filters can now be saved and shared between users for easy reuse.

Everyone can freely save personal filters, but only users whose roles allow the creation of shared filters can make them available for everyone:

November 23rd, 2018
Add links to external URLs in Navigation bar
New

You can now add menu items on the sidebar navigation bar pointing to external resources (ie. internal documentation/guidelines, intranets, etc.)

November 13th, 2018
Main locale is no longer required when optional localization is enabled
New

A long awaited request just shipped! If you have optional translations enabled on one of your models, you are no longer forced to insert content for the main locale:

November 13th, 2018
In-context reordering of navigation bar
UI Improvement

You can now move, rename and group your sidebar navigation entries in-context:

Enjoy!

November 1st, 2018
Modular content fields just got better
UI Improvement

First of all, you can now set a minimum/maximum number of blocks on Model content fields:

We also enhanced the way Modular content fields are presented. Every block can now be collapsed/expanded:

You can even decide if blocks will start collapsed by default:

October 29th, 2018
Plugins are here!
New

Plugins aim to provide an amazing experience for DatoCMS editors, by letting developers replace the default fields that DatoCMS provides with third-party HTML5 applications, so the editing experience of every DatoCMS project can be fully customised.

Browse existing plugins, learn how to create new ones or simply read the full announcement in our blog.

September 26th, 2018
Creator-based permissions added to roles
New

Your organization’s workflow gets another boost thanks to a new feature, the ability to let editors only manage records they created.

Previously as an admin you could set negative or positive permissions specifying which roles can see or edit records discriminating by model and action - ie. can only read or publish etc. Now you can be even more precise by adding a creator-based criteria, that discriminates access to a certain record depending on the fact that the editor is the one that created it.

Creator-based permissions added to roles

September 10th, 2018
New tabular visualization mode
New

We just added the ability to present DatoCMS records in a table, with the ability to completely configure the columns (add, remove, reorder and resize).

The classic "compact" visualization mode is still the default, so if you want to switch to this new mode head over one of your models and change it to "Tabular view":