Mon 15 June 2015
Pelican 3.6 has been released. Highlights of the improvements contained in this
release follow below.
For those who are new to Pelican, please refer to the
Quickstart Guide. There is also a
available, which also includes a link to a Pelican installation screencast.
Disable caching by default in order to prevent potential confusion
Improve caching behavior, replacing
pickle with cpickle Allow Markdown or reST content in metadata fields other than
summary Support semicolon-separated author/tag lists
Improve flexibility of article sorting
argument --relative-urls Support devserver listening on addresses other than localhost
Unify HTTP server handlers to
pelican.server throughout Handle intra-site links to draft posts
tag_cloud from core to plugin Load default theme's external resources via HTTPS
Import drafts from WordPress XML
Improve support for Windows users
Enhance logging and test suite
Clean up and refactor codebase
all_generators_finalized and page_writer_finalized
For a full list of changes, see:
Upgrading from previous releases
Content generation caching
is now disabled by default. If you have a large site with many articles/pages
and notice that site generation takes longer than you would prefer, follow
these two steps:
cache folder, if it exists
Add the following to your settings file:
CACHE_CONTENT = True
LOAD_CONTENT_CACHE = True
While we do everything we can to maximize backwards compatibility and ensure
smooth Pelican upgrades, it's possible that you may encounter un-anticipated
wrinkles. If you run into problems, please see the
How to Get Help section
of the documentation, and we will update this post with any upgrade tips
contributed by the Pelican community.
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