Drupal 8.0.0 – beta1 has just been released for testing and feedback.
The first beta, according to the Drupal team, is thanks to the efforts of over 2,300 people who contributed more than 11,500 committed patches to 15 alpha releases, and especially the 234 contributors who fixed 177 “beta blocker” issues.
As one of the world's most popular CMS', this upcoming release of Drupal 8.0.0 will impact the way that millions of website owners and admins go about their duties.
Here's a look at what Drupal 8.0.0 is set to bring to the table.
Drupal are calling it, “the most customizable, adaptable Drupal release ever”. Here are the feature highlights:
And that's not all, either. Click here to explore everything Drupal 8.0.o has to offer.
Before the final release of Drupal 98.0.0, this first beta will be followed by a series of additional beta releases with bug fixes, performance improvements, and improved stability.
The final release of Drupal 8.0.0 will launch once there are no more critical issues (as of today, there are 97 remaining) and after the release of at least one release candidate (RC) without adding any more critical issues to the list.
If you're looking for an actual Drupal 8.0.0 release date, you won't find it just yet. Here's what the Drupal team had to say about it:
“When will [the release of Drupal 8.0.0] be? “When it's ready.” The more people help, the faster we can find and fix bugs, and the faster 8.0.0 gets released. The faster 8.0.0 gets released, the faster we can start adding new features for Drupal 8.1.0. So help out where you can, and let's deliver the best release of Drupal ever!”
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