Orchard Harvest updates, fix Bag Part when content type is deleted - This week in Orchard (20/01/2023)

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Fix Bag Part when the content type is deleted, add .webp as a default image extension in MediaOptions, Fluid 2.3.1, and updates about the upcoming Orchard Harvest! Check out our post for the details!

Orchard Core updates

Fix Bag Part when the content type is deleted

When you set up your site using the built-in Agency recipe, you will get a content type with a display name Landing Page. This content type has several Bag Parts attached, and by using these Bag Parts you can add several projects, services, team members, etc., to this page which you can use to customize the landing page of your agency. For example, to be able to add services, we have a predefined Service content type. But what will happen if we delete the content definition of the Service content type under Content -> Content Definition -> Content Types? Our Landing Page has a Bag Part that contains Service content items, but now we removed the content definition of that content type. So, if you try to edit the built-in Landing Page content item, you will see the following warnings in the editor (and warning entries in the log file). It means we added three Service content items, but now they have no matching content type definition.

Display warning when Bag Part content type is deleted

Add .webp as a default image extension in MediaOptions

Until now, you can't upload .webp images by default. WebP is a modern image format that provides superior lossless and lossy compression for images on the web. Using WebP, webmasters, and web developers can create smaller, richer images that make the web faster. So, .webp should be an extension that is allowed by default, like the rest of the allowed image extensions. If you navigate to the MediaOptionsConfiguration class, you will find the .webp extension here as an allowed file extension by default.

Add WebP as a default file extension

Fluid 2.3.1

The latest version of Fluid is 2.3.1, which contains a fix for the TimeZone parsing. Meaning when you use a DateTime with a TimeZone, the DateTime that will be created will also parse the TimeZone. If the TimeZone is not defined, then it will assume it's a local time zone based on the configuration.

Fluid parsing DateTime with TimeZone

News from the community

Orchard Harvest updates

In our previous post, we shared the results of the Orchard Harvest survey, and recently we have just posted it to GitHub too. As you can see from this post, the shortlisted locations in Europe are Lisbon, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Barcelona. We have also received offers from Las Vegas and possibly Chicago in the USA.

The goal of this post is to emphasize that we are not looking for a venue in the first instance, but for an organizer who can manage the venue and help run the whole thing. If you have any contacts in any of these cities who are specifically organizing events, please let us know! Any help is very much appreciated! If you can offer us a contact or location, we will be happy to arrange further details.

Orchard Harvest survey results GitHub Discussion

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