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ExpressionEngine Blog ExpressionEngine 6 Public Beta 1

Today it’s our pleasure to announce the first official public beta of ExpressionEngine 6.0. As the new owners of ExpressionEngine, we’re excited to invite you to take a peek at what we’ve been working on. Before we get to that, the following are a few important items to note. Noteworthy Items It is beta As such, there are a few areas that have not yet been polished to the level we would like them to be. One of the larger areas that will receive additional polishing is the responsive end of the control panel. Similarly, we recommend you wait for ExpressionEngine 6 to come out of beta before running it on production sites. We recommend you wait for ExpressionEngine 6 to come out of beta before running it on production sites Docs The documentation is still a work in progress, and is not 100% complete just yet. That being said, they have been added to docs.expressionengine.com. Please note, to access the v6 docs you’ll need to use the dropdown in the top right and select v6. To access the v6 docs you’ll need to use the dropdown in the top right and select v6. Upcoming Additions In the upcoming betas we will also release: New Entry Manager Navigation Re-organization. If you run into something unexpected, it would be awesome if you shared that with us on Github If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to bring them up in Slack and we’ll do our best to address them! Team Favorites In closing we want to highlight a few of the core teams favorite additions in EE6 Collapsible sidebar navigation – Robin Sowell Variable modifiers on files for Image manipulations (ex. resize, crop, rotate etc.) – Yuri Salimovskiy How extensible the Jump Menu is for add-on developers – Jace Richardson No more max-width in control panel – Andy McCormick Seamless ExpressionEngine 2 to 6 upgrade path – Matt Johnson Dark Mode – Doug Black Converting test suite and automated build process – Bryan Nielsen Keyboard-only actions and navigation via the Jump Menu – Andy Johnson

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