Orchard Core Beta 2

Orchard Core is available in Beta 2: https://github.com/OrchardCMS/OrchardCore/releases 

Orchard Core consists of two different targets: 

  • Orchard Core Framework: An application framework for building modularmulti-tenant applications on ASP.NET Core. 
  • Orchard Core CMS: A Web Content Management System (CMS) built on top of the Orchard Core Framework. 

Here is a list of the new features implemented in this release: 

  • Update to ASP.NET Core 2.1 
    • Precompiled Razor Views 
    • Razor Pages 
  • Updated to Bootstrap 4.1 
  • Admin responsive menu 
  • Assets user interface improvements 
  • Fragment caching 
  • Content and Query tag helpers 
  • Code based manifest files 
  • Updated OpenId 
  • Social login support 
  • Email module 
  • Password reset 
  • Site and User timezones 
  • Date Time (with timezone), Date and Time fields 
  • Workflows module 
  • Forms module 
  • Azure Blob Storage 
    • Assets 
    • Data Protection 
  • dotnet new templates