What’s New in Oracle Content Management

22.8.1 — August 2022

Adobe Creative Cloud Extension Improvements
  • Assets view includes several improvements. More...
    • You can now filter assets by the "Not Ready for Use" status.
    • You can now see a list of collections or channels without having to type text in the search bar.
General Improvements
  • You can now add tables using the rich-text editor in large text fields. More...
  • All guided tours have been refreshed to reflect the latest version of Oracle Content Management. More...
Site Improvements
  • You can now import a template if you have the Content Administrator role. You can also still do so if you have the Developer role or Sites Administrator role. More...
  • You can now manually compile a site that has already been published. More...
Developer Enhancements
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • You can now validate the contents of a channel with the new validate-assets function.
    • You can now view a list of all scheduled publishing jobs with the new list-scheduled-jobs function.
    • You can now view the full details of a scheduled publishing jobs with the new describe-scheduled-job function.
    • You can now create RSS Feed templates using the toolkit.
    • When generating a site map (create-site-map), you can now add a query string to the URLs in the sitemap.
    • The Sync Server now supports events for the addition of asset translations.

22.7.2 — July 2022

New Add-In for Microsoft Outlook

Add links to Outlook

  • The Desktop add-in for Microsoft Outlook has been replaced with an add-in that can be deployed on the Microsoft Exchange server by a service administrator. More...
  • Users can still easily embed links to your Oracle Content files and folders into email messages or calendar appointments. More...
  • To avoid confusion when using the new feature enabled by the service administrator, users should disable the previously installed Desktop add-in for Microsoft Outlook. More...
Content Capture Improvements
Site Improvements
  • You can now generate an RSS feed in Site Builder, making it easy for people to keep up to date with what's new. More...
  • The Content List now supports using a slider layout in compiled pages. More...
Administration Enhancements
  • Custom translation connectors and Lingotek translation connectors can now return validation data, which displays on the asset or site translation job details page. More...
  • Friendly management domains include several improvements:
    • You now validate the friendly management domain change before it takes effect, and you can easily revert the change. More...
    • Users are notified when a new friendly management domain is available or when a domain is removed.
    • Custom sign-in now supports friendly management domains. More...
    • There's new documentation describing how to set up a friendly management domain when you have a private instance. More...
Developer Enhancements
  • The REST API for Content Search now allows typed search to match text in the native files of digital assets. More...
  • The Embed UI API now allows you to create a link to open the embed UI in a dialog. More...
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • There's a new describe-background-job function.
    • The transfer-site command now supports transferring published versions.
    • The control-site command now includes an option to expire a site.

22.7.1 — July 2022

Oracle Sauce Video Application Improvements
  • You can now access the Sauce Video application through the Oracle Content Management web client navigation menu. Sauce Video is the video creation platform for teams. It provides a fast, easy, and affordable way to create video anywhere and anytime. More...
    Sauce Video option in Oracle Content Management navigation, described in linked topic
Developer Enhancements
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • The Compilation Server now processes site pages in parallel, significantly reducing the compilation time, especially for large sites.
    • You can now automatically run a set of Oracle Content Toolkit commands when a site is compiled during publishing by adding a compile_site.sh file to the site. This allows you to perform actions such as post-processing compiled HTML, installing third party JavaScript libraries as required, or compiling site pages in parallel as needed.
    • When creating a component, you can now download the published version of the component (rather than just the base version).
    • When creating a template from a site, you can now download the published versions of all site elements (rather than just the base version).
  • The Embed UI API now includes the assetViewer.views.default option, allowing you to override a content type's default preview layout. More...
  • The documentation for the Embed UI API for Oracle Content Management has been moved out of Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management, into its own guide. More...

22.6.2 — June 2022

General Improvements
  • The Starter Edition now allows image editing. More...
  • To accommodate large site publishing jobs, you can now skip the validation screen. More...
    Publish Site dialog with validation screen checkbox, described in linked topic
  • The Integrations page user interface for enabling and disabling integrations has been improved. More...
    Integrations page with new user interface, described in linked topic
  • The Conversations page has been removed from the Administration: System area.
Developer Enhancements
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • There is a new delete-asset command.
    • You can now create a translation job editor.

22.6.1 — June 2022

Asset Improvements
  • You can now add reference fields—to reference other digital assets or content items—to custom digital asset types. More...
    Add media and reference fields to asset types, described in linked topic
  • You can now edit a referenced media file directly in the digital asset editor or content item editor. More...
Developer Enhancements
  • There's a new tutorial about deploying headless Oracle Content Management applications on Netlify. More...
  • There are several site compilation improvements:
    • The Oracle Content Toolkit compile-template command includes a new localeGroup option to restrict which locales are included during site compilation. More...
    • You can now override compile options using a compile_config.json file and uploading it to the root folder of a site. More...
    • The page compiler includes a new afterPageCompile API which is called after all components have been added to the page and just before the page is written out.

      PageCompiler.prototype.afterPageCompile = function (args) {

      return Promise.resolve(‘<!-- post compile -->’ + args.layoutMarkup);

      };

  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • There is a new describe-site command that lists the properties of a site.
    • The control-site command includes a new action to set-metadata on the site.

22.5.2 — May 2022

Asset Improvements
  • You can now configure a repository to allow users to save assets with default or missing values in required fields. Those assets will be marked as not ready for use (review or publishing) until the required fields are completed. More...
    Assets not ready for use, described in linked topic
  • You can now configure an asset type to use a site page as the default layout for viewing and previewing assets. More...
Developer Enhancements
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • The create-site command now allows you to create a site from a template even if site governance shows the template as "inactive".
    • The upload-template command now includes an option to upload the template without a theme.
Administrative Enhancements
  • You can now resynchronize Oracle Content Management groups if the two internal database tables are ever out of sync. More...
  • The Starter Edition now allows two taxonomies rather than just one. More...
  • By default, users see a banner warning when they use an object that is available through public links or to external users. You can now hide this warning. More...

22.5.1 — May 2022

Adobe Creative Cloud Extension Improvements
  • There's a new Languages panel where you can view and manage all the translations for an asset. More...
    Languages panel, described in linked topic
  • You can now edit the name and description for digital assets. More...
  • In addition to being able to view attributes for custom digital assets, you can now add and edit values. More...
  • If allowed by the associated asset type, you can now add separate native media files for each language. More...
  • You can now convert an asset from an out-of-the box digital asset type (Image, Video, Video Plus, or File) to a custom digital asset type. More...
  • For an asset that was added from Documents, you can check if the linked Documents file has been updated, and then refresh the asset to the latest version. More...
Desktop Improvements
  • You can now control what to sync down to the subfolder level. Select specific subfolders to sync or remove some subfolders from sync. More...
    Sync Cloud Folders dialog, described in linked topic
  • The Site Assets tab on the desktop sync dialog is now hidden by default. If you're a site developer and have been syncing site assets such as templates, themes, and components, you can display the Site Assets tab by enabling it in your desktop preferences. More...
  • Oracle Content Management now supports Microsoft Windows 11 (64-bit only) and Apple macOS Monterey (12). More...
  • Notice: Microsoft Windows 32-bit versions are no longer supported. Only 64-bit Windows versions are now supported.
Sites Improvements
  • You can now add custom properties for site pages in the form of name/value pairs. These properties are common across all pages in a site. Scripts and components on the pages can use these properties to tailor their behavior. More...
  • When compiling a site, you can now include the default locale. More...
Ranking Policy Improvements
  • You can now assign a weight to each asset type/data field pair. Items with value matches for the asset type/data field will have their relevance score boosted by the boost value multiplied by the specified field weight. More...
Developer Enhancements
  • The command line interface for Oracle Content Toolkit is now documented separately from Building Sites with Oracle Content Management. The new format makes it easier to find commands, command descriptions, and command groupings. More...

22.4.3 — April 2022

Announcing Oracle Sauce Video Creation Platform
  • Sauce Video is the video creation platform for teams. It provides a fast, easy, and affordable way to create video anywhere and anytime. Now, you can easily enable the Sauce Video Creation Platform during Oracle Content Management (OCM) instance creation, allowing you to use Sauce Video within your OCM environment, manage users centrally in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), and provide a common sign-in for both OCM and Sauce. More...
    Sauce Video user interface, described in linked topic

Embed API Security Enhancements

  • The Embed V2 API now leverages the Content Security Policy frame-ancestors directive for improved protection against clickjacking attacks. More...
  • While mostly a transparent change, it may require minor administration configuration adjustments. Content Security Policy frame-ancestors configuration supports only the wildcard character (*) as the first character in an allowed domain. For example, an existing whitelist configuration that includes x*.mydomain.com needs to change to *.mydomain.com.
  • This change also impacts applink embedding. Unlike previous versions, a whitelist entry for the applink host is now required for applink embedding, just like standard embedding.

Asset Improvements

  • Set default layouts for previewing content items and digital assets. More...
    Asset type editor - default preview layout, described in linked topic

Content Capture Improvements

  • You can now track the activity of a batch and share it with your support team for diagnostic purposes. More....

Developer Enhancements

22.4.2 — April 2022

Asset Improvements

  • New performance view on the Assets page displays performance data for assets to see the number of times an asset has been viewed or accessed by a user through a particular channel (like a site or portal). More...
    Assets page performance view, described in linked topic

  • Digital assets created by adding a media file from Documents can now be updated to the latest file version. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Site Builder now supports Preact and React components. More...
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • The command for publishing components now completes asynchronously through a background job on the server.
    • There are additional validation checks to download-content.
    • The toolkit now handles response data and ZIP files larger than 2GB.
  • GraphQL now supports a fileExtension field for digital asset references in an item. More...

Administrative Updates

  • Kaltura Video Management - Video Plus is now available with all Oracle Content Management subscriptions. For this reason, enabling Video Plus has been moved from the System - Billing page to the Integrations - Applications page. More...

22.4.1 — April 2022

Asset Improvements

  • You can now control the default layout for previewing assets in the web client. In the Asset Type editor, on the Content Layout tab, the Content Item Default layout now also applies to asset preview. More...
  • Preview a content item during creation or editing without closing the content item editor. More...
  • Any content workflow errors are now displayed in the Workflows panel. More...
  • Search for assets based on referenced assets. More...
    Fields tab showing reference asset options, described in linked topic
  • Rename digital assets by editing the asset's attributes. More...
  • Open an archived asset to preview it. More...
  • On the Assets page, select an asset and open the sidebar panel to view analytics for the asset, the asset's associated conversation, or where the asset is used. More...

Documents Improvements

  • Improved upload of large documents. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • The Embed UI now supports toggling the sidebar panel. More...
  • There are new headless samples for Flutter: blog sample, gallery sample, and minimal sample. More...
  • The Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management guide includes a new chapter about using the REST APIs for Content Management and Content Delivery to search for content, including ranking policies. More...
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit now has enhanced sitemap generation options. More...

22.3.2 — March 2022

Announcing Oracle Sales Accelerator
  • Oracle Sales Accelerator is a new application built on top of Oracle Content Management, taking advantage of its extensive asset management capabilities and robust access control. It provides a one-stop shop for sales enablement content, allowing sales teams to readily access a wide variety of information and resources that make selling products and services easier. More...
    Sales Accelerator home page, described in linked topic

Custom Editorial Roles

  • Create custom editorial roles to easily assign granular permission sets that you can apply to multiple repositories. More...
    Custom editorial role editor, described in linked topic
  • If you need to change the permission set, you can edit the role and the changes will apply to all repositories that use the editorial role. More...
  • Quickly make new editorial roles by copying an existing role and editing the permissions. More...
  • After refining permissions for a repository, you can save the permission set as an editorial role. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • The Lingotek translation connector now handles binary files. More...
  • The custom content form SDK object includes new methods for editing media directly from the asset editor. The content form in the Blog Template sample has also been updated to include this functionality. More...
  • The content form in the Embed UI now has two actions: Save for saving ongoing edits and Done for saving and closing the form. More...

    Done is not enabled by default, so you should add the following options to your Embed UI configuration:

    • contentItemCreate.header.done: true
    • contentItemEditor.header.done: true
  • GraphQL now supports additional search capabilities. More...
    • Filtering items by category
    • Searching across multiple types
    • Sorting by user-defined fields up to two levels deep
    • Searching in user-defined JSON fields and seeing those fields in item responses
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • The validate-site command now validates assets asynchronously through a background job on the server.
    • Support for custom editorial roles (described above).

22.3.1 — March 2022

Switch to OCI IAM Identity Domains

  • Oracle is in the process of updating Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) regions to switch from Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) to Identity and Access Management (IAM) identity domains. Depending on whether your region has been updated or not, you'll use different documentation to complete your deployment. More...

Documents Improvements

  • After uploading a .zip file to Documents, you can now unzip the files to a folder, keeping the .zip file's folder structure. More...

Asset Improvements

  • When localizing a custom digital asset, you can now select a native media file from Documents. More...

Content Capture Improvements

  • When non-image files exist in a batch of documents, you now have an option to merge only the image files, ignoring the non-image files. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • GraphQL supports querying unpublished content similar to Content Preview REST APIs. More...
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • Support for workflows in list and new describe-workflow command.
    • Pagination support for queries.
    • Support for ranking policies in list and list-assets.

Administrative Enhancements

  • You can now customize the start day of the week for scheduled jobs. More...
  • Repository analytics now shows the total assets and a breakdown of standard, business, and archived assets. There's also a new "Assets by Class" table. More...
    Assets by Class table, described in linked topic

22.2.2 — February 2022

Knockout 3.5.1 Notice

  • In the previous release of Oracle Content Management, the Knockout JS library in runtime sites was upgraded to version 3.5.1. The runtime of Oracle Content Management sites is responsible for rendering published pages. The code that renders pages in Site Builder has already been upgraded to Knockout 3.5.1. As this newer version of Knockout has a stricter syntax validation, you need to ensure your custom components will work with Knockout 3.5.1, and republish your existing sites if needed. For more information about this upgrade and the changes that may be required in your custom components, sign in to your Oracle Support account, and see Upgrade Knockout 3.4.2 to 3.5.1 in SitesCloudRuntime.

Archiving Assets

  • You may have assets that aren't currently being used, but you're not ready to permanently delete them yet. You can archive those assets so they don't appear on the Assets page or when users select asset references. More...
  • You can easily manage archived assets on the repository's Archived Assets page, where they can be viewed, downloaded, restored, or permanently deleted. More...
    Archived Assets page, described in linked topic
  • Archived assets are billed at 1/200th the cost of standard assets. For example, if you have 2,000 archived assets, that would be billed as 10 standard assets. You can quickly see how many archived assets you have in your instance on the Billing page in the administration area. More...
  • Archived asset totals are also shown on the Repositories page in the analytics area. More...

Repository Improvements

  • Business repositories now include language support, which allows you to mark an asset as being in a particular language when you create or edit it. More...

Content Capture Improvements

  • With XML transformation jobs you can now select specific XML elements from a document to transform into attachments or additional documents that contain those XML elements and their children. More...
  • The File Import Agent now supports authentication using the OAuth/bearer token from the user’s Oracle Content Management web client session. That means short-term, temporary projects no longer require you to create an IDCS application. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • Support for execute-put.
    • The content form SDK and sample now support separate localized media files for digital assets.
    • Support for excluding a theme for standard sites in transfer-site.
    • Support for OAUTH token in .cec_properties config file.
    • When using the Oracle Content Toolkit, the selected component type and selected template on a local test server are retained.

Administrative Enhancements

  • System administrators can enable or disable email notifications about taxonomy events, such as promotion, publication, removal from the repository, or deletion. More...

22.2.1 — February 2022

Knockout 3.5.1 Notice

  • In this release of Oracle Content Management, the Knockout JS library in runtime sites has been upgraded to version 3.5.1. The runtime of Oracle Content Management sites is responsible for rendering published pages. The code that renders pages in Site Builder has already been upgraded to Knockout 3.5.1. As this newer version of Knockout has a stricter syntax validation, you need to ensure your custom components will work with Knockout 3.5.1, and republish your existing sites if needed. For more information about this upgrade and the changes that may be required in your custom components, sign in to your Oracle Support account, and see Upgrade Knockout 3.4.2 to 3.5.1 in SitesCloudRuntime.

Asset Improvements

  • Scheduled publishing jobs now show which version of an asset will be published, and you can easily update included assets to the latest version. More...
    Scheduled Job dialog showing asset versions and Update Versions button, described in linked topic
  • Digital assets can now include localized media files. More...
  • You can now search and filter images based on EXIF metadata. More...
  • Asset types no longer have the contributor role. You control users ability to use an asset type through repository roles and granular permissions. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • You can now copy and paste component groups in Site Builder. More...
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • Support for execute-delete.
    • Support for copying resource types.
    • Support for showing properties of resource types.

Administrative Enhancements

  • You can now receive push notifications about scheduled publishing jobs. More...

22.1.2 — January 2022

Knockout 3.5.1 Notice

  • In the February 2022 release of Oracle Content Management, the Knockout JS library in runtime sites will be upgraded to version 3.5.1. The runtime of Oracle Content Management sites is responsible for rendering published pages. The code that renders pages in Site Builder has already been upgraded to Knockout 3.5.1. As this newer version of Knockout has a stricter syntax validation, you need to ensure your custom components will work with Knockout 3.5.1, and republish your existing sites if needed. For more information about this upgrade and the changes that may be required in your custom components, sign in to your Oracle Support account, and see Upgrade Knockout 3.4.2 to 3.5.1 in SitesCloudRuntime.

Asset and Repository Improvements

  • You can now remove assets from a pending scheduled publishing job. More...
    Remove asset icon in Scheduled Job dialog, described in linked topic
  • You can now add up to 10 taxonomy category rules (increased from 5) in the granular permissions for a repository. More...
  • The Adobe Creative Cloud extension includes new right-click menu options to add a translation to an asset and to make an asset translatable or non-translatable. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • You can set the display language for the embeddable user interface. More...
  • GraphQL provides the ability to sort assets by user-defined fields, up to two levels deep. More...
  • GraphQL provides the ability to see JSON user-defined fields in search results. More...

Administrative Enhancements

  • Use your own Oracle Infinity instance for consumption analytics (rather than the default instance provided with Oracle Content Management). More...
  • When you define a friendly management URL, users will still be able to access the web client using the original URL, but they will be redirected to the friendly URL and will see that URL in their browser address bar. More...

22.1.1 — January 2022

Knockout 3.5.1 Notice

  • In the February 2022 release of Oracle Content Management, the Knockout JS library in runtime sites will be upgraded to version 3.5.1. The runtime of Oracle Content Management sites is responsible for rendering published pages. The code that renders pages in Site Builder has already been upgraded to Knockout 3.5.1. As this newer version of Knockout has a stricter syntax validation, you need to ensure your custom components will work with Knockout 3.5.1, and republish your existing sites if needed. For more information about this upgrade and the changes that may be required in your custom components, sign in to your Oracle Support account, and see Upgrade Knockout 3.4.2 to 3.5.1 in SitesCloudRuntime.

Ranking Policy Improvements

  • You can now view the channels to which a ranking policy has been assigned. More...
  • The data field selector in the ranking policy method user interface has been improved: standard fields are separated from custom fields and data fields show the field type. More...
    Ranking policy fields menu, described in linked topic

Asset Improvements

  • You can now preview assets included in a scheduled publishing job. More...
  • Edit language assets directly from the Manage Languages dialog. More...

Adobe Creative Cloud Extension Improvements

  • You can now select an asset type and language when adding an item to an asset repository. More...
  • You can now set the language and whether the asset is translatable when uploading a new asset. More...
  • The language of an asset is shown in the Assets view and in the asset's properties. More...
  • You can now filter images created with a camera by camera data such as where the picture was taken or by whom. More...

Developer Improvements

  • Add user data to an external service call by the Oracle Content Management proxy. More...
  • GraphQL provides the ability to query for assets based on specific types. More...
  • There are new headless samples for Angular: blog sample, gallery sample, and minimal sample. More...
  • View custom user attributes for an authenticated user viewing a secured site via query parameters with the /me REST endpoint. More...

21.12.2 — December 2021

Knockout 3.5.1 Notice

  • In the February 2022 release of Oracle Content Management, the Knockout JS library in runtime sites will be upgraded to version 3.5.1. The runtime of Oracle Content Management sites is responsible for rendering published pages. The code that renders pages in Site Builder has already been upgraded to Knockout 3.5.1. As this newer version of Knockout has a stricter syntax validation, you need to ensure your custom components will work with Knockout 3.5.1, and republish your existing sites if needed. For more information about this upgrade and the changes that may be required in your custom components, sign in to your Oracle Support account, and see Upgrade Knockout 3.4.2 to 3.5.1 in SitesCloudRuntime.

Consumption Analytics Notice

  • After enabling consumption analytics at the tenant-level, you must also enable consumption analytics at the site-level on any sites for which you want to collect usage metrics. More...

External Users

  • External users may be people outside of your organization that can collaborate on objects to which they're given access, but they can't be assigned the manager role. This safely limits their ability to create and remove content, similar to how visitors can sign in and use specified secure sites. This allows you to work with outside contributors such as translators and partners. More...
  • Control whether external users are allowed to be invited to your service. More...
  • Add external users just as you would add any other user, and assign them the External User application role. More...
  • Your users can share files, folders, conversations, and sites with external users as they would for any other user. More...
  • Prevent external users from being added to particular folders or sites by disabling external user access and membership for that object. More...

Ranking Policy Improvements

  • A new 'decay - date' method decreases the relevance score of items that are returned by the search request. An item's relevance score decreases as the selected asset type's date value gets further away from the origin date and offset. The rate of decrease is defined by the specified decay rate and scale. More...
    Ranking policy Decay - Date method definition, described in linked topic
  • A new 'decay - numeric' method decreases the relevance score of items that are returned by the search request. An item's relevance score decreases as the selected asset type's numeric value gets further away from the origin and offset. The rate of decrease is defined by the specified decay rate and scale. More...

Content Capture Improvements

  • Content Capture can now interact with WebCenter Forms Recognition (WFR) via the WFR agent. The WFR agent works with Capture to retrieve queued documents and pushes those documents to WFR by performing a WFR import job. More...

Additional Improvements

  • You can now resubmit failed translation jobs. More...
  • WebP files can now be previewed in Oracle Content Management. More...
  • Maximum video file size is now controlled by the Maximum upload and sync file size setting on the General settings page in the system administration area. More...
  • Write your own Infinity tag on pages in headless sites. More...

21.12.1 — December 2021

Knockout 3.5.1 Notice

  • In the February 2022 release of Oracle Content Management, the Knockout JS library in runtime sites will be upgraded to version 3.5.1. The runtime of Oracle Content Management sites is responsible for rendering published pages. The code that renders pages in Site Builder has already been upgraded to Knockout 3.5.1. As this newer version of Knockout has a stricter syntax validation, you need to ensure your custom components will work with Knockout 3.5.1, and republish your existing sites if needed. For more information about this upgrade and the changes that may be required in your custom components, sign in to your Oracle Support account, and see Upgrade Knockout 3.4.2 to 3.5.1 in SitesCloudRuntime.

Ranking Policy Improvements

  • A new 'pin - equals' method sets the topmost relevance to items returned by the search request only if the data field values in the selected asset types exactly match the specified values (EQ operator is applied). More...
    Ranking policy Pin - Equals method definition, described in linked topic
  • A new 'pin - phrase match' method sets the topmost relevance to items returned by the search request only if the phrase values in the selected asset types match the specified values (MT operator is applied). More...

Usability Improvements

  • Searching for public groups has been improved. More...
    Public group search, described in linked topic

Developer Improvements

  • Oracle Content Management now uses JavaScript Modules for loading JavaScript libraries. All seeded component starter templates and included examples were updated to use JS Modules, but you can still use RequireJS for backward compatibility or to support legacy browsers. More...
  • New headless samples, tutorials, and videos for technologies like Gatsby, Next.js, React, Vue, Oracle Digital Assistant, and Oracle Visual Builder. More...

21.11.2 — November 2021

Knockout 3.5.1 Notice

  • In the February 2022 release of Oracle Content Management, the Knockout JS library in runtime sites will be upgraded to version 3.5.1. The runtime of Oracle Content Management sites is responsible for rendering published pages. The code that renders pages in Site Builder has already been upgraded to Knockout 3.5.1. As this newer version of Knockout has a stricter syntax validation, you need to ensure your custom components will work with Knockout 3.5.1, and republish your existing sites if needed. For more information about this upgrade and the changes that may be required in your custom components, sign in to your Oracle Support account, and see Upgrade Knockout 3.4.2 to 3.5.1 in SitesCloudRuntime.

Ranking by Relevance in Assets Search

  • Oracle Content Management calculates the default relevance score for items matching a search query in the REST API for Content Delivery. However, you can now control how the relevance score is calculated by defining and using custom ranking policies. More...
  • Use boost methods to increase the relevance score of items returned by search requests only if the values in the selected asset types match the values you configure in the method. More...
    Ranking policy definition, described in linked topic
  • Assign a custom ranking policy as the global default. More...
  • Override the global ranking policy default for a specific publishing channel by assigning a channel default. More...
  • Use a ranking policy in a search request in the REST API for Content Delivery. More...

Multilingual Digital Assets

  • Assets of custom digital asset types are now translatable by default, just like content items. More...
  • Use the Languages view to manage all the languages for a digital asset in one place. More...
    Manage languages dialog, described in linked topic
  • Add a language to a digital asset translation set and localize the asset's attributes as needed, or export asset source files and submit them for translation by an external vendor. More...
  • Use multilingual digital assets in Site Builder, or publish them for delivery subject to the localization policy assigned to the channel. For example, if French is a required language for a channel, but the digital asset has not been translated to French, then publishing is blocked.. More...

Desktop App Improvements

  • The desktop app has a new look and a new sync activity dialog. More...
    Desktop sync activity dialog, described in linked topic
  • Quickly manage sync activity and monitor sync status.
  • Easily open file locations in your local account or in the cloud.
  • Manage accounts, notifications, and other preferences.

Content Capture Improvements

  • Conditional Assignment Processor provides a basic conditional logic that gives you the flexibility to manipulate metadata field values and change document profiles. More...

Usability Improvements

  • Download files directly from search results. More...
  • Search for translation jobs by job name or custom attributes. More...

REST API for Content Preview Improvements

  • Preview categorization information on assets as if assets and taxonomies are already published. More...
  • Preview search results as if all items matching your search query are already published.

21.11.1 — November 2021

Asset Improvements

  • For digital assets created by a camera, view the camera data embedded by the device when the image was created. More...
    Camera data, described in linked topic
  • Create display names for asset types, making it easier for users to find the asset type they need. The display name is used in the user interface, for example, on the Assets page. More...

Site Improvements

  • In Site Builder, you can create new assets when configuring Content Item, Image, Gallery, Gallery Grid, or Video components on a site page. More...

21.10.2 — October 2021

Consumption Analytics

  • Collect and track loads, views, downloads, and plays of assets across sites built with Site Builder and headless experiences. More...
  • Consumption analytics appear in the Analytics sidebar panel when viewing an asset. More...
    Contextual consumption analytics, described in linked topic
  • Control collection of consumption analytics at the tenant or site level. More...
  • Add asset tracking to custom layouts and components. More...

Asset Improvements

  • View the history of membership and permission changes for a repository. More...
  • Change the language assigned to a content item. More...

Site Improvements

  • Create an enterprise site with the option to duplicate, override, or update assets in the repository. More...
  • Save and publish an edited content item directly from Site Builder. More...
    Content Item editor, described in linked topic

Developer Enhancements

  • The new REST API for Content Preview provides access to preview the latest versions of assets, including content items, digital assets, and their renditions. More...
  • Improved WebCenter content connector. More...
  • GraphQL provides the ability to query for assets based on standard fields, and list published taxonomies and their categories. More...

Other Improvements

  • Set up instance-level vanity domains to access sites created with Oracle Content Management. More...
  • New search feature in Sites, Developer, and Content areas to make it easier to find and select objects.
  • Content Capture functionality to import email messages and attachments now supports another OAuth 2.0 authentication protocol called Authorization Code Flow Grant. This option is available with the Microsoft email exchange service type as Authorization code flow plus Exchange Online Keys.. More...

21.10.1 — October 2021

Asset Improvements

  • Set Name and Description fields in content types to "Do not translate" or "Inherit from master". More...
    General tab of content type editor, described in linked topic
  • Publish directly from the content item editor. More...
  • New "Created by me" filter on Translation Jobs page. More...
  • Asset attributes are now displayed in the Adobe Creative Cloud extension. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Support for phrase search in GraphQL queries. More...
  • Support for taxonomy based search and lists in GraphQL queries. More...

21.9.1 — September 2021

Asset Improvements

  • Search for images by color. Colors are automatically detected on new images (images created in Oracle Content Management version 21.9.1 or later) when smart content is enabled in the repository. More...
    Color search for assets, described in linked topic
  • Create empty recurring jobs. More...
  • When creating an asset or site translation job, select whether to send the latest revisions of assets or the currently published revisions of assets. More...

Content Capture Improvements

  • Convert image documents into PDF or text with OCR Processor Jobs. More...
  • With external processor jobs, you can integrate existing or new capabilities with Content Capture such as types of document conversions to Microsoft PowerPoint or other image formats. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • Support for control-recommendation.
    • Support for dynamic lists components in local server.
    • Support for delete-site.
    • Governance support for create-site.

21.8.1 — August 2021

Brand Portal Template

The Brand Portal Template is an easily customizable and configurable site modeled off of a fictitious company called Café Supremo. The template provides quick and intuitive access to branded assets including images, videos, PDFs, and more, hosted in an Oracle Content Management repository. Assets are organized into collections that are based on taxonomies in Oracle Content Management.


Brand Portal home page

The Brand Portal Template includes the following capabilities:

  • A fully customizable Home Page that provides quick access to asset collections available on the brand portal as well as a featured section that highlights recently added assets.
  • An Assets page that allows users to view all the assets available on the brand portal and filter them base on their file type (image, video, document, or other).
  • A Library page, similar to the File Explorer, where users can navigate to different asset collections to view available assets.
  • Full search capabilities to search and find assets.
  • A Review page that allows users to view assets and their metadata.
  • Options for users to download assets, create shared links to assets, and request changes to assets (via email).

General Improvements

  • The file feature "Reserve" has been renamed to "Lock". More...
  • The page limit for previewing documents has increased from 100 pages to 300 pages. More...
  • Publish site and publish recommendation are shown in a slide-out panel.

Asset Improvements

  • Control how assets look on the Assets page by selecting a tile layout for each asset type. More...
    Tile View tab described in linked topic
  • Hide data field groups in an asset type. More...
  • Submit an asset's dependencies to workflow along with the asset. More...
  • In the Adobe Creative Cloud extension, search for standard property values (for example, created by or description) or custom attribute values from asset types on the new Fields tab. More...

Content Capture Improvements

  • Create taxonomy lookup jobs to enable client users to select taxonomy categories or automate taxonomy searches using a Capture field value. More...
  • Import content from an on-premise WebCenter Content instance to Oracle Content Management. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Share experience objects with other users. More...
    Experience members dialog described in linked topic
  • The Dynamic List component supports compilation.
  • The Oracle Content Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • The OCE Toolkit has been renamed Oracle Content Toolkit or Content Toolkit for short.
    • Add and remove languages from a repository.
    • Create and control collections.
Administrative Enhancements
  • Create a Prerender Page Refresh Webhook to notify Prerender server when an asset has been published to a site channel and a cached site Detail page needs to be updated. More...
    Prerender webhook editor described in linked topic
  • Set a friendly management URL that users can use to access Oracle Content Management. More...
  • New Asset Details Report lists all assets and their attributes. You can filter by repository, date, or asset type. More...

21.7.1 — July 2021

Granular Permissions
  • Utilize granular control over editorial permissions on assets in a repository based on asset type or its taxonomy categorization. More...
  • Control which users and groups have permission to view, update, create, or delete assets in repository, or categorize assets into specific taxonomy categories.
  • Grant default permissions to users and groups (with Any Type and Any Category settings).
  • Use explicit rules on specific asset types and taxonomy categories to limit or expand the default permissions as needed.

General Improvements

  • The Documents page Favorites view and Shared with You view shows folder members, tags, and metadata in a slide-out panel. More...

Asset Improvements

  • Create recurring publishing jobs. More...
  • Use custom field editors and custom forms on digital asset types. More...
  • Smart keywords support French and Spanish. More...

Content Capture Improvements

  • Choose whether, during commit processing, assets and content items should always be created, the system should run a search first, or it should look for their references. You can also choose what the system should do when it finds multiple assets and content items if you choose to search first. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • The OCE Toolkit includes the following updates. More...
    • Upload HTML generated for a compiled site back to the Oracle Content Management server.
    • Test calls on /system/api/v1/me or /sites/management REST API on a local OCE Toolkit server.
    • The assets query in OCE Toolkit supports Scroll API to return any number of assets (no 10K limit).
    • The Starter-Blog-Post-Form in StarterTemplate includes sample settings to control sidebar panels.
  • Custom Content Form SDK supports hiding the sidebar panel entirely or hiding selected panels from the sidebar. More...
Administrative Enhancements
  • View data about the most used assets in your system. More...

21.6.1 — June 2021

General Improvements

  • Oracle Content and Experience has been renamed to Oracle Content Management.
  • Introducing Oracle Content Management Starter Edition, a free content service tier to try out and learn the key features of Oracle Content Management. More...

Experience Orchestration

  • Connect content repositories and publishing channels to headless experiences developed and managed outside of Oracle Content Management and automatically trigger deployments based on content changes or published status. More...
  • Without leaving Oracle Content Management, preview, in context and with content, your headless applications. More...
  • Headless experience developers can work with tools they already know and configure headless experiences to automatically drive continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) based on content operations. More...

Asset Improvements

  • Convert a digital asset from an out-of-the-box digital asset type (Image, Video, Video Plus, or File) to a custom digital asset type. More...
  • Added Video Plus support to custom digital asset types. More...
  • View the history and details of all past asset publishing jobs on the new Publishing Event Logs page. More...
  • Search for standard property values (for example, created by or description) or custom field values from asset types on the new Fields tab. More...
  • Automatically unlock reserved assets after publishing. More...
  • View and manage your Oracle Content Management files and folders from the Adobe Creative Cloud extension in the new Documents view. More...

Content Capture Improvements

  • Convert documents to PDFs using the PDF option. More...
  • Validate your procedures. More...
  • When organizing documents, remove blank pages or separate documents on blank pages. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Set up a vanity URL to allow users to access an Oracle Content Management site on a specified domain rather than an Oracle Content Management instance domain. More...
  • Content List and Content Placeholder components support out-of-the-box digital asset types. More...
  • Add result count to your custom content layout for a Content List component. More...
  • Add an asset picker to a custom component. More...
  • Various enhancements to the embedded user interface functionality: now supports asset action events, asset items published view, asset items unpublished view, and results displayed event so assets can be selected on load. More...
  • Content connectors support custom digital asset types. More...
  • Search API supports queries on custom fields across asset types and added Scroll API to support queries that match large number of items (unlimited). More...
Administrative Enhancements
  • Set the token expiration for Video Plus assets. More...
  • Set the default share link type (members only or public). More...
  • View data on documents with no activity and document updates vs. newly added documents. More...
  • View the users with the most activity and the users that use that most storage. More...

21.5.1 — May 2021

General Improvements

  • In list views, the actions bar now shows icons rather than text for most actions.Documents actions bar

Asset Improvements

  • Category filters show a dynamic count of the number of assets assigned to that category and any children of the category. More...
  • When uploading digital assets, assign the same attribute value to multiple assets at the same time. The assets must be of the same asset type. More...
  • Business repositories now support content workflows. More...

Analytics Updates

  • See orphaned assets—assets that haven't been published for a selected period—to help you discover assets that might be able to be deleted to reduce the number of assets you're billed for. More...
  • Filter on file or folder name and GUID in the Documents Usage Log. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Content connector for Contentful. More...
  • The OCE Toolkit now supports export/import of categorized content for customers with 100+ taxonomies. More...
  • GraphQL support for all published content and all asset types. Developers can inspect the schema, build queries, and invoke them from clients alongside other delivery APIs. More...
  • New documentation on compiling layouts as HTML. More...
  • New REST API for Self-Management, which provides the ability to view the authenticated user details. More...

21.2.2 — April 2021

Content Capture

  • New capture capabilities make it easier to ingest content such as hard copy or electronic documents. More...
  • Capture content from an array of different content sources, such as email, a scanner, or a network file share. More...
  • Convert scanned content using optical character recognition into fully indexed, searchable PDFs. More...
  • New business repositories scale to support storing millions of documents. More...

Workflow Updates

  • Set default or required workflows for your asset types. More...
  • Trigger workflows automatically when assets are added or created. More...
  • Scheduled publishing jobs support targeted channels. More...
  • Search for past and future scheduled publishing jobs. More...

General Improvements

  • View analytics on Video Plus assets. More...
  • The Documents page shows folder members, tags, and metadata in a slide-out panel. More...
  • Desktop client creation and last modified dates match the web client. Last modified date is updated only when the file or attributes are modified. More...

Developer Updates

  • OCE Toolkit supports exporting and migrating more than 10,000 assets per batch. More...
  • Precompile HTML for content items and custom digital assets. More...
  • Repository managers can precompile HTML for asset types that support precompiling. More...
  • Content List and Content Item components in sites support rendering custom digital assets. More...
  • In the June 2021 (21.3.1) release Oracle Content Management will upgrade Knockout library from v.3.4.2 to v.3.5.1 which may impact your custom components. More...

21.2.1 — March 2021

Scheduled Publishing

  • Schedule assets to be published at a particular date and time. Asset versions are reserved for publishing, allowing work on new versions. More...
  • View a calendar of publishing jobs to see the status of past jobs, or to edit or cancel future jobs. More...
  • Edit a pending job to allow other users to manage the job, add additional assets, or change the schedule. More...
  • Copy a completed job to publish the assets again in the future. More...

General Updates

  • Digital asset types support friendly URLs. More...
  • Digital asset types support content layouts. Preview digital assets in the associated layouts. More...
  • Download multiple files and folders at the same time. More...
  • The desktop client supports moving files no longer being synced to an Unsynced Content folder for easy recovery instead of the system recycle bin (Windows) or trash (MacOS). More...
  • In the embedded user interface, delete published assets if you have permission to unpublish them. More...
  • Information about REST API categories has been updated. More...
  • More Headless CMS samples have been added to GitHub. More...

21.1.3 — February 2021

Repository Updates

  • Filter assets that aren’t targeted, categorized, or in a collection. More...
  • Enable a site to use assets from multiple repositories. More...
  • Define whether an asset reference is required or optional for publishing. More...
  • Limit media reference fields to specific digital asset types or media groups. More...
  • Convert legacy repositories or individual digital assets to support new custom digital asset types. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Content connector for WordPress. More...
  • Content connector for Drupal. More...
  • Headless Blog samples in Oracle JET, React, and JavaScript. More...
  • Headless Gallery sample in React. More...
  • Headless Minimal Site sample in React. More...
  • Custom controller file samples. More...

Other Updates

21.1.2 — January 2021

General Updates

  • Smart content generates real-time category suggestions so content authors can classify content items during creation. More...
  • Edit referenced assets directly from the parent asset. More...
  • Unpublish translated assets from the Languages panel. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • OCE Toolkit supports asset types. More...
  • Create Mustache components and use them in sites. More...
  • Incoming webhooks support the Lingotek translation connector. More...
  • Embed API supports hiding the status on a card and cross-component navigation. More...
  • Assets Search API supports dynamic results count on categories. More...
  • New content connector for Drupal. More...
  • New content connector for WordPress. More...

Administration Enhancements

  • Keep your content relevant for your audiences by monitoring analytics on the age of published assets. More...
  • Oracle Content Management now collects anonymous product usage data to help us improve the product. More...
  • You can now update the instance type (primary or non-primary) on an Oracle Content Management instance after creation. More...

21.1.1 — January 2021

Custom Digital Assets

  • Create digital asset types, defining attributes to store custom metadata, and specifying the supported media types to control what files can be added to a repository. More...
  • Out-of-the-box digital asset types for images, videos, Video Plus assets, and files. More...
  • Search for assets based on attribute values or filter them by asset type or media group. More...

General Updates

  • Lock assets to prevent unwanted updates, for example, while waiting for approval or translation, then unlock them when you’re done. More...
  • Download multiple digital assets in a zip file. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Enhance your translation connector with a custom user interface for translation jobs to collect additional information before submitting a job to your translation vendor. More...
  • Create custom forms for editing content items. Leverage the supplied reference implementation to create a custom solution that fits the requirements of your organization. More...

Content Delivery Network Support

  • Default Content Delivery Network (CDN) support. OCE sites and assets are now delivered using a CDN for improved performance and security. More...
  • Updated cache headers for assets significantly improve response and download times.
  • Edge security ensures content delivered by OCE isn’t impacted by various types of nefarious traffic.

20.4.3 — December 2020

Sauce Video

  • Oracle Content Management now includes support for Sauce Video, a video content creation and sourcing solution that reduces the complexity and cost of video creation, enabling customers to easily capture, collect, and create videos.
  • If you use Sauce Video to gather video content and coordinate video projects and your service administrator has integrated Sauce with Oracle Content Management, you can use the Sauce web app or mobile app for iOS or Android to upload video content directly to Oracle Content Management repositories. This allows you to use the features of Oracle Content Management to edit video content, manage videos and revisions, use workflows, and make video assets available for use when building sites.
  • See Sauce Video documentation for how to upload to a repository, and see the Oracle Content Management documentation to understand how to manage assets and build sites.

General Updates

  • New Languages view for assets shows the languages that don’t have translations, shows the languages required by the associated channels, and enables you to publish and unpublish translations. More...
  • Hide select Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) groups to prevent Oracle Content Management users from sharing with those groups. More...
  • Choose not to send an email when sharing a folder, component, site, or theme. More...
  • Adobe Creative Cloud extension supports parallel workflows. The Adobe Creative Cloud extension for Oracle Content Management supports multiple workflow actions, meaning if a person has more than one workflow action to complete for an asset, they can do so at the same time from within the Adobe application. More...

Developer Enhancements

  • Optimize site delivery performance by server-side rendering with the new built-in OCE compilation service, enabling you to compile sites every time you publish them. If you need more customization, you can still set up your own compilation service.
  • Define if a site needs to be compiled when published. More...
  • Sites Compilation API allows you to control how static HTML is generated for your custom components. More...

Administration Enhancements

  • Oracle Content Management (OCE) now supports a cross-regional disaster recovery solution. More...
  • Starting in January OCE sites and assets will be delivered using a Content Delivery Network (CDN) for improved performance and security. Updated cache headers for assets will significantly improve response and download times. Edge security will ensure content delivered by OCE isn’t impacted by various types of nefarious traffic.
  • Default cache time for static sites that use Akamai decreased to 30 minutes. If your Oracle Content Management instance uses Akamai, compiled sites are now cached on a user's browser for 1800 seconds (30 minutes) by default. If your instance doesn't use Akamai, the default is still 300 seconds (5 minutes). More...
  • Status filter for Documents Usage log. You can now filter the Documents Usage log by status (all, active, or deleted files). More...

20.4.2 — October 2020

Feature Role Description
Use workflow in the mobile apps Asset users In addition to being able to use the mobile apps to do simple asset approval, which just changes status, if your service and content administrators have configured Oracle Content Management to use additional workflow options, you can now approve items that are part of a workflow, which changes status automatically. See Use Assets with Android and Use Assets with iOS in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud plug-in supports workflows Asset users The Adobe Creative Cloud plug-in for Oracle Content Management supports list view. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Smart tags support multiple languages Asset users If your service administrator has enabled Smart Content, any smart tags applied to assets automatically are available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Japanese. Tags searched in those languages will return the same results, and if a person has set their language preferences to one of those languages, smart content tags will be shown in the preferred language. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Track site compilation status on publish Site developers If you are a site administrator and have set a site to compile when published, a status indicator is displayed in the site properties dialog. Once complete, the date and time of completion is listed with a link to the compilation log. See Enable Automatic Compilation on Publish in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Chapters moved Developers The following chapters have been moved to Building Sites with Oracle Content Management:
Custom logo height changed to 24 pixels high Administrators When you add a custom logo, the height is now 24 pixels. See Apply Custom Branding and URLs in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.4.1 — September 2020

Feature Role Description
Support for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Mobile users Oracle Content Management mobile apps support the newly released iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension supports workflows Asset users If your service administrator has enabled and integrated workflows for Oracle Content Management, you can access workflows for assets you are working on in the Adobe Creative Suite from the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension for Oracle Content Management. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Smart tags support multiple languages Asset users If your service administrator has enabled Smart Content, any smart tags applied to assets automatically are available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese. Tags searched in those languages will return the same results, and if a person has set their language preferences to one of those languages, smart content tags will be shown in the preferred language. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Sites using an asset listed in the asset inventory panel Asset users The inventory panel of an opened asset now includes a tab showing what sites use the asset. See View and Manage Digital Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Workflow enhancements Asset users If your service administrator has enabled and integrated workflows for Oracle Content Management, you can see an assets workflow history, as well as take actions on more than one workflow task when multiple tasks are selected. See Use Workflows in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Custom content forms Site developers You can create custom content forms that can be promoted and used when creating a content type. Any content items created using this content type will make use of the content form. See Develop Custom Content Forms in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Site compilation on publish status indicator Site developers If you are a site administrator and have set a site to compile when published, a status indicator is displayed in the site properties dialog. Once complete, the date and time of completion is listed with a link to the compilation log. See Enable Automatic Compilation on Publish in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Embed UI API V2 Developers The Embed the Web User Interface in Other Applications chapter in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management has been updated in the following sections: You can embed the Oracle Content Management web user interface for assets and documents in other applications, using the Embed UI API V2. The embedded web interfaces can include conversations, sites content, search results, and other Oracle Content Management features.
OCE Toolkit updates Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Test site compilation server endpoint URL Developers and administrators When you set up a site compilation server, you can test the endpoint URL. See Set Up a Site Compilation Service in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management and Set a Compilation Endpoint URL in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Updated file upload restriction settings Administrators The file upload restriction settings have been updated. See Restrict File Types and Sizes in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Filter analytics by content type Administrators Filter asset and content metrics by content type. See View Assets and Content Metrics in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.3.3 — August 2020

Feature Role Description
New Redwood user interface All users Oracle Content Management has been redesigned with Redwood—Oracle’s next-generation state-of-the-art user experience design system. This new customer-first system is flexible, modern, and scalable.
Microsoft Internet Explorer no longer supported All users Oracle Content Management no longer supports Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Desktop app has been notarized Desktop app users The Oracle Content Management desktop app has been notarized, so users will no longer receive a warning that the app can't be opened because Apple can't check it for malicious software.
QuickStart workflow package for easy workflow implementation Asset users If you're a content administrator you can download a QuickStartApplication package through Oracle Content Management and import it into Oracle Integration for simple multi-step content approval workflows to use in Oracle Content Management. See Use Seeded Content Workflows in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
New activity logging Asset users Oracle Content Management now logs additional activities in the Activity tab of asset properties, such as when tasks are assigned and workflow administration activities. See View and Manage Digital Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Site Compilation Service Developers and administrators You can create a Docker image for the compilation server to set up a Site Compilation Service in Oracle Content Management. This service gives you the option to define a compilation server to use before you publish. See Set Up a Site Compilation Service in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management and Set a Compilation Endpoint URL in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Create an enterprise template from a standard site Developers Developers can use an OCE Toolkit CLI command to create an enterprise template from a standard site. See Create an Enterprise Template from a Standard Site in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
OCE Toolkit updates Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Manage group settings in Oracle Content Management Administrators You can now configure Oracle Content Management specific group settings through the Users page of Oracle Content Management Administration: System. See Change Sharing and Notification Settings for Groups in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Reject files that can't be scanned Administrators You can reject files from upload if they can’t be checked for viruses, such as files larger than 4 GB and files that can't be scanned, such as password protected PDFs. See Restrict File Types and Sizes in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Automatically handle expired sites Administrators and site administrators If site governance is enabled, site administrators can configure expired sites to either be taken offline or deleted automatically. Site owners and managers are notified prior to expiration in case they want to extend the expiration date or restore a deleted site. See Automatically Handle Expired Sites in Administering Oracle Content Management and Change Template Policies in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.

20.3.2 — July 2020

Feature Role Description
Edit Microsoft Office files in Microsoft Office Online All users If your system administrator has enabled Microsoft Office Online integration, you can edit the file in Microsoft Office Online directly from the web client. See Edit Microsoft Office Files in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management.
Enhanced workflow capabilities through Oracle Integration Asset users If your service administrator has configured Oracle Content Management to work with Oracle Integration workflow options, assets can be submitted to robust, automatic workflows, facilitating approvals and site publishing. See Use Workflows in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Convert standard video assets to Video Plus using the Adobe Creative Cloud extension Asset users Easily take advantage of Video Plus enhancements directly in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects by converting standard videos into Video Plus assets using the Adobe Creative Cloud extension for Oracle Content Management. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Support for additional data fields added to translation jobs Repository administrators Oracle Content Management supports additional data fields that may be available from a translation service, such as due dates, associated purchase orders, or other data that may be available from your translation service. See Integrate Translation Connectors in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Taxonomy and category support for recommendations Site administrators Taxonomies and categories can be criteria when defining rule sets for recommendations. You can include category children and select multiple categories across taxonomies. See Define Audience Rules in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Recommendation test profiles Site administrators You can build a collection of audience attribute values to use when testing a recommendation and save it as a test profile to facilitate testing with different attribute values. Test profiles can be used when creating a recommendation or when testing recommendations placed on a page in Site Builder. See Test Recommendations in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Compile static sites automatically when published Site developers If your site administrator has specified a compilation server, you can choose to compile a site when the site is published. See Enable Automatic Compilation on Publish in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Headless CMS samples Site developers Samples have been added to GitHub and to the guide. See Samples in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS.
Embed UI API V2 Developers You can embed the Oracle Content Management web user interface for assets and documents in other applications using the Embed UI API V2. The embedded web interfaces can include conversations, sites content, search results, and other Oracle Content Management features. See Embed the Web User Interface in Other Applications in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Process integration Developers You can integrate with Oracle Integration for content workflows. See Integrate with Oracle Process Cloud Service in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management..
Updated OCE Toolkit commands Developers You can now use OCE Toolkit commands to perform the following tasks:
  • Compile sites
  • Add content to collections and remove content from collections
  • Identify improperly closed html tags
  • Transfer a site without content items
  • Download or upload content items in groups
The list of commands has also been updated. See Develop with OCE Toolkit and Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Enforce billing limits Administrators You can restrict users from being able to create new objects (such as assets or files) when your selected billing limits are reached, or accessing Oracle Content Management and any sites created in Oracle Content Management when your selected outbound data transfer limit is reached. See Configure Billing Settings in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.3.1 — July 2020

Feature Role Description
Validation when deleting content type field with existing content Asset users When you delete a field from a content type, if an associated content item includes information in that field, you're presented with available options depending on the status of the associated content items. See Edit Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
View asset inventory with list of asset dependencies and references Asset users An Inventory page has been added to the sidebar panel. It lists assets the selected content item depends on, and includes a Referenced by tab that lists content items that depend on the selected content item. See View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Specify if a field value can be inherited when creating a content type Asset users When creating a content type, you have an option to inherit values from a primary language asset when adding a new language. This is useful if there are logos or text fields you want to remain consistent and not be translated. See Create and Share Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Custom locale support for assets Asset users You can create custom locals based on your organization's needs. Custom locale codes include the base language, any regional dialect code if applicable, and whatever other identifying customization is required by your organization. See Custom Locales for Translation in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Improved interface to work with language assets Asset users When working with content items having multiple languages, a slide-out panel now provides easier viewing, workflow, and other features, including viewing properties and activity specific to each language asset of a content item. See Work With Language Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Custom locale support for sites, including friendly alias URL redirects Site developers Custom locales are supported when creating sites, and name/value pairs can be defined to create a language code alias to reduce the complexity of a custom locale when used in a site URL. See Custom Locales for Translation in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Site administrators can see all deleted sites Site administrators If you are a site administrator, you can see and restore all deleted sites in Trash, not just those owned by you. See Manage Sites and Site Settings in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Site creator can add custom settings to content item and content list components using supported content layout Site developers If specified by a developer when creating a content layout, content item and content list components using that layout will enable the ability for a site creator to add custom settings when using those components in a site. See Content Item Component in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Use categories to refine content list queries when using content list component Site developers Site creators can now select categories to filter the list of content items to show only those items in a particular category or categories when using a Content List component. See Content List in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Updated headless CMS samples Site developers Links to samples in GitHub and in the "Samples" chapter (formerly "Tutorials" chapter) have been updated. See Samples in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS.
Generate a provider token for a specific version of an asset Developers You can now use the Provider Tokens resource of the REST API for Content Management to generate a provider token for a specific version of an asset. See Oracle Content Management REST APIs for Headless Development in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS and REST API for Content Management.
New commands in OCE Toolkit Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
New options for cec upload-taxonomy command Developers The T2P and New options have been added to the cec upload-taxonomy command. T2P checks if an asset or taxonomy with the same ID exists on the target Oracle Content Management instance. The New creates a new asset or taxonomy on the target Oracle Content Management instance. See Import and Export Taxonomies in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Use an existing license for Oracle Content Management Administrators You can now use your existing Oracle WebCenter Middleware license (BYOL) to create Oracle Content Management instances. See Create Your Oracle Content Management Service Instance in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Set a maximum video file size Administrators You can set a maximum file size for videos. See Set Maximum Video File Size in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.2.3 — June 2020

Feature Role Description
Create Microsoft Office files in the web client All users You can create new Microsoft Office files directly from the web client. See Create and Edit Microsoft Office Files in the Web Client in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management.
Preview items when browsing or editing assets Asset users A new preview feature opens assets and content items in a drawer without leaving the page you are viewing. This makes it easier to see and replace referenced assets when creating or editing content items. See View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Compare content item versions for differences Asset users You can open content items and easily compare differences between versions. See Compare Content Item Versions in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Convert standard video assets to Video Plus Asset users With Video Plus enabled, you can convert standard video assets to Video Plus assets, either from the Assets page or when viewing a standard video. See Convert a Standard Video to Video Plus in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension supports Video Plus assets and find assets categorized similarly Asset users You can view Video Plus asset thumbnails and film strips in the Adobe CC extension, as well as view the video and drag the asset into Premier Pro to edit. The extension also supports the Find categorized similarly... feature to find other assets sharing the same categories. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Template import/export and copy/publish sites support recommendations Site administrators If you have a site with recommendations, the recommendations are now included when importing or exporting a site template or when copying or publishing a site.
Create your first website Site developers A new tutorial walks you through setting up and publishing a website using an out-of-the-box template. You’ll see how easy it is to build your first website without the need for any additional coding. See Create Your First Website in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
New blank default template Site developers There is a new default template with minimal structure to facilitate site development when you have your own design. See Understand Templates in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Interface support for custom locales Site developers If your system uses custom locales when translating, Oracle Content Management shows the complete code for the custom locale in the interface. See Manage Site Translation Jobs in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Recommendation component built in Site developers There is a new content item component for recommendations to make it easier to place defined recommendations on an enterprise site page. See Recommendation in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Create localization policy or asset repository when creating a site Repository administrators and site developers When creating a site, repository administrators can create a new repository or localization policy without leaving the context of creating a site. See Create Sites in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Paragraph component rich-text editor allows for insertion of content items, standard videos, and Video Plus assets Site developers The rich-text editor used in the Paragraph component supports inserting video assets and content items into a paragraph on a site page, allowing for more robust and complex layout options. See Paragraphs in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Component properties display custom editor data field support Site developers Once a custom field editor has been created and promoted, easily see what data types the editor supports on the component properties page. See View Supported Data Types in a Custom Field Editor in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Headless CMS tutorials Site developers Tutorials have been added and updated in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS. See Build a Blog in React with Headless Oracle Content and Experience, Build a Blog in JavaScript with Headless Oracle Content Management, and Build an Image Gallery with Headless Oracle Content Management.
Custom headers for proxy service Developers You can specify custom headers on a proxy service as well as what should be sent with each request to a backend service. See Configure Custom Headers on a Proxy Service in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Custom locales in Lingotek translation connector Developers You can provide custom locales in Lingotek Translation Connector. See Add Custom Locales to a Lingotek Translation Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
New Azure configuration for Microsoft OneDrive connector Developers The description of the Microsoft OneDrive connector has been updated with the new Azure configuration. See Configure a Microsoft OneDrive Content Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Updated OCE Toolkit installation instructions Developers The OCE Toolkit installation instructions have been updated. See Set Up OCE Toolkit on Your Local Machine in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Import and export recommendations with OCE Toolkit Developers As a developer, you can import and export recommendations with OCE Toolkit commands. See Import and Export Recommendations in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Updated list of OCE Toolkit commands Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Create custom language code with REST API for Content Management Developers You can now use the Language Code resource of the REST API for Content Management to create a custom language code or to read or list all valid language codes. See REST API for Content Management in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
View videos included in repositories metrics Administrators When viewing analytics for repositories, if you select a specific repository, you can click the video metric to go to the Assets page and see the videos in the selected repository. See Repositories Metrics in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.2.2 — May 2020

Feature Role Description
Video editing with Video Plus Asset users With Video Plus enabled, you can edit Video Plus assets directly in Oracle Content Management, trimming videos and setting clips to fade in or out. See Edit a Video in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension improvements Asset users When using the Adobe Creative Cloud extension, asset properties can be updated directly in the extension. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Smart categorization Asset users With Smart Content enabled and categories defined, Oracle Content Management can review content items in a repository and suggest categories to which large groups of content items can be quickly and easily assigned. See Assign Asset Categories in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Filter to quickly find recategorized assets Asset users An additional filter is available to see assets that have been recategorized. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Group audience rules when defining recommendations Site administrators Create complex expressions to return detailed results when defining recommendations, and use AND and ALL group operators to determine how multiple rules and sub-groups interact. See Define Audience Rules in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Create or upload content while building or editing a site Site developers Create a content item or upload media directly while building or editing a site. See Content Item Component in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Add custom site properties as name/value pairs Site developers Custom properties can be defined and stored with a site to parametrize or customize the site without having to change the underlying scripts and component code. See Add Custom Site Properties in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
SDKs available for download Site developers The SDKs are now available on the Oracle Content Management downloads page. See Oracle Content Management SDKs in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management, and Content SDK and Mobile SDKs in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS.
Headless CMS concepts and quick start information Site developers Concepts and quick start information have been added. See Key Concepts and Quick Start in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS.
Webhooks event logs Developers You can access a log of events posted to a webhook. See Monitor Webhook Events in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Content connector for Microsoft SharePoint Developers A new content connector is available for Microsoft SharePoint. See Configure a Microsoft SharePoint Online Content Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
No self-signed certificates for content connectors Developers The content connectors no longer accept self-signed certificates. See Use Content Connectors in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Updated OAuth information for REST APIs Developers Information about REST API OAuth support has been updated. See Integrate with Oracle Content and Experience Using OAuth in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Search date fields with REST API Developers You can now use a search API from the REST API for Documents to search metadata fields of a Date type. This enables you to search for exact date matches or for a range of dates (that is, files where the date falls between a specific start date and a specific end date). See Search with the Querytext Parameter in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Updated OCE Toolkit commands Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Sites Rendering API get custom site property Developers A new function called 'getCustomSiteProperty' was added to the Sites Rendering API, which is a window-global object present on all Oracle Content Management web pages that’s primarily responsible for rendering the slots and components of the page and provides an interface for JavaScript code present on theme layouts. See SCSCompileAPI in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Billing limit notification update Administrators If you configured Oracle Content Management to send you notifications when your instance gets close to your specified billing limits, you'll now receive them when you reach 90% of the billing limit. See Configure Billing Settings in Administering Oracle Content Management.
New video metrics Administrators There are new video metrics shown in the Analytics pages. See Repositories Metrics in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Service limits, quotas, policies, and events are documented Administrators The service limits, quotas, policies, and events for Oracle Content Management are now documented. See Overview of Administration in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.2.1 — April 2020

Feature Role Description
Expanded key concepts content All users More guides now have introductory content to explain key concepts:
Improved video performance with Video Plus Assets users When enabled, Video Plus provides advanced video use and management features, including adaptive bitrate streaming, automatic format conversion, adjustable video quality, variable playback speed, animated preview and more. View the guided tour, and see Video Plus in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension improvements Asset users When using the Adobe Creative Cloud extension, asset properties can be viewed directly in the extension. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Export and import taxonomies Repository administrators You can now export existing taxonomies and import them to use as drafts for new ones. See Create and Manage Taxonomies in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Specify mobile User-Agents to support compiled adaptive layouts Site developers When compiling a site, mobile pages are created to support adaptive layouts. You can specify the user-agents that will call the mobile pages. See Specify Mobile User-Agents to Support Compiled Adaptive Layouts in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Create custom content field editor Site developers You can create a content field editor that can be promoted and used when creating a content type to control the appearance of the data field. See Create Local Components, Layouts, or Content Field Editors in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Support multi-value audience attributes Site developers When defining audience rules in a recommendation, you can enter a list of values if the rule uses an operator compatible with list values, such as Equal to, Not equal to, or Best match. See Define Audience Rules in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Set custom cache control headers for compiled sites Administrators and site developers If your company uses compiled sites, you can set custom cache control headers that will be used by default for any compiled sites created on your instance. See Set Custom Cache Control Headers for Static Sites in Administering Oracle Content Management.

As a site developer, you can also override the default time that compiled sites are cached in a user's browser for specific sites in the site properties. See Override Default Cache Control Headers for Compiled Sites in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.

REST API endpoint change Developers All Oracle Content Management REST API endpoints should always have an instance name, "osn", before /social/api/v1. See REST API Features for Conversations and REST API for Users and Groups in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Register multiple Lingotek translation connectors Developers You can now register more than one Lingotek Language Service Provider (LSP) connector. See Register Multiple Lingotek Connectors in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Custom field editor support in OCE Toolkit Developers With OCE Toolkit, you can create and manage custom field editors for Oracle Content Management. See Develop Custom Field Editors in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Headers in webhooks Developers A header option is available for configuring Oracle Content Management webhook receiver. See Configure Webhooks in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Compile a site for mobile devices Developers You can deploy a site with Oracle Content Management mobile features to Oracle Content Management runtime. See Compile a Site for Mobile Devices in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Test custom components, templates, and content layouts locally Developers You can use content from a template or server to test a component locally. See Test Custom Components, Templates, and Content Layouts in a Local Test Harness in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Add content items to a channel using OCE Toolkit Developers You can use OCE Toolkit to add content items to a channel. See Add Content Items to a Channel in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Import and export taxonomies using OCE Toolkit Developers You can use OCE Toolkit commands to import taxonomies from an Oracle Content Management server to your local machine or to export taxonomies from your local machine to the server. See Import and Export Taxonomies in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Updated OCE Toolkit commands Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management..
Support for private instances Administrators If you want to create a private instance that can be viewed only within your intranet, you can do so using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect. FastConnect provides a dedicated private connection with higher bandwidth and a more reliable and consistent networking experience when compared to internet-based connections. See Create a Private Instance Using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Controlled upgrade Administrators Control whether your instance is upgraded immediately (as soon as a new release of Oracle Content Management is available) or on a delayed schedule (one release behind the latest release). See Create Your Oracle Content Management Service Instance in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Current counts for billed items Administrators In addition to being able to specify the limits at which you want to be notified for billing metrics, you can now see the current counts for those billed items. See Configure Billing Settings in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.1.3 — March 2020

Feature Role Description
Oracle Policy Automation has been rebranded All users Oracle Policy Automation has been rebranded to Oracle Intelligent Advisor. Note that some interfaces may still refer to Oracle Policy Automation.
Guided tours updated All users The guided tours have been updated with a new look.
Set content type fields to do not translate Asset users When creating a content type, you can specify whether or not to translate the data entered into text, large text, or embedded content fields. This is useful if, for example, a product description should be translated but the product name should not. You can also provide a comment or note that provides additional instructions for the translator. See Create and Share Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension update Asset users You can search for specific categories using the search field on the Categories tab. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Search For categories Asset users You can search for specific categories using the search field on the Categories tab. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Find assets of similar categories Asset users When categories are enabled and assigned to assets, Oracle Content Management can find assets that are assigned to similar categories. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Drag-and-drop rule definitions for recommendations Site developers When creating a recommendation, you can now drag-and-drop content fields when defining audience rules. See Define Audience Rules in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Custom functions for date fields used in recommendations Site developers Custom functions now let you automatically define dates and date ranges, and in some cases offset the time of the attribute. See Define Audience Rules in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Specify date to use when testing a recommendation Site developers If a date function has been used when creating a recommendation, you can specify a specific date to use when testing the recommendation. See Test Recommendations in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Hide alignment, width or spacing options in settings on component for a specific theme Site developers You can now edit the component.json file to hide Width or Spacing options in the settings of a component. This is useful in providing site creators common tools to create sites with a consistent look and feel. See Hide Component Alignment, Width or Spacing Options for a Theme in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
REST API access through OAuth Developers Developer access to Oracle Content Management REST APIs is protected by CG/WTSS using OAuth clients. See Integrate with Oracle Content Management Using OAuth in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Filter "Do not translate" fields Developers Filter out Do not translate fields from a translation. See Create a New Site or Asset Translation Job in the Oracle Content Management Server in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Lingotek trial connector Developers Sign up for a Lingotek Trial Connector. See Request a Lingotek Trial Connector for Content Translation in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Use existing Lingotek account Developers Configure an instance of a translation connector with an existing Lingotek account. See Enable a Lingotek LSP Translation Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
OCE Toolkit compile mobile sites Developers Use the sites compilation service to compile sites that use OCE features for mobile delivery. See Compile a Site for Mobile Devices in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
OCE Toolkit cec command updates Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
REST API for Content Management updates Developers Two new categories of REST APIs are available in the REST API for Content Management:
  • Items by Slug: The resources to manage items by a slug that provides details of item variations, collections, publish information, relationships, tags, taxonomies, variations, and versions.
  • Recommendations: The resources to manage recommendations.

See REST API for Content Management in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

REST API for Content Delivery Developers Two new categories of REST APIs are available in the REST API for Content Delivery:
  • Items by Slug: The resources to manage items by a slug that provides details on the metadata catalog, preview, taxonomies, publish information, and item variations.
  • Recommendations: The resources used to access published recommendation results.

See REST API for Content Delivery in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

Analytics user interface updates Administrators The Analytics user interface has been reorganized to improve usability. See Analyze Service Usage in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.1.2 — February 2020

Feature Role Description
Custom tile view of assets based on content type Asset users Now when creating content types, you can select from several options how content items in that content type are displayed on the Assets page. See Create and Share Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Assign multiple categories to multiple assets Asset users You can now add more than one category to multiple selected assets within each taxonomy. See Assign Asset Categories in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Copy URL of image renditions Asset users You can now copy the URL of published assets or their renditions. See Manage Image Renditions in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Sort assets by unpublished status Asset users You can now filter assets on the Assets page to show ones that are not published. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension updates Asset users Adobe Animate is now supported in the Adobe Creative Cloud extension. You can also now assign categories to assets using the extension. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Email notifications for site approval requests and status when creating sites with governance Site developers You are now notified by email if you have any site approval requests pending or if your request has been approved or rejected. See Create Sites with Site Governance in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Responsive table design example CSS Site developers Oracle Content Management provides an example CSS of a responsive table within a paragraph component that enables the stacking of row data when displayed on mobile devices. See Responsive Table Design in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Hide seeded components and section layouts Site developers You can now edit the component.json file to hide components and section layouts in themes. This is useful in providing site creators common tools to create sites with a consistent look and feel. See Hide Components and Section Layouts for a Theme in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
OCE Toolkit T2P site transfer or update Site developers You can transfer or update a site from server A to server B. See Transfer or Update a Site from One Server to Another in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
OCE Toolkit T2P create site with same content GUIDs Site developers You can keep the same content GUIDs when you create a site from a template. See Create a Site from a Template and Keep the Same GUIDs for Content in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
OCE Toolkit cec commands Developers The list of OCE Toolkit commands has been updated. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Sites Rendering API Developers The Sites Rendering API renders the slots and components of a site page and provides an interface for JavaScript code present on theme layouts. See Oracle Content and Experience REST APIs in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Rest API for Activity Log Developers You can search activities in the Oracle Content Management activity log. See REST API for Activity Log in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Support non-primary instances Administrators You can now specify whether the instance is a primary instance (for example, your production instance) or a non-primary instance (for example, for development, testing, or disaster recovery). See Create Your Oracle Content Management Service Instance in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Enable custom sign-in Administrators Oracle Content Management provides a custom sign-in feature that enables you to use a site page as a custom sign-in page. See Enable Custom Sign-In in Administering Oracle Content Management.
New User Activities report Administrators View information about user activities. See View Reports and Metrics in Administering Oracle Content Management.

20.1.1 — January 2020

Feature Role Description
Adobe Creative Cloud plug-in updates Asset users You can now switch between current and previous asset versions and view all associated renditions. Previous versions can be made current directly from the Adobe CC Extension for editing. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Recommendations Asset users You now have the option to create content items that present recommendations that provide personalized experiences for website visitors by showing assets based on location or areas of interest. See Use Recommendations for Personalization in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Prerender Service for Search Engine Optimization Site developers You can enable sites built with Oracle Content Management to prerender static HTML pages to respond to search crawler requests. See Enable Prerender Service for Search Engine Optimization in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Webhooks Developers Developers can receive push notifications about commit, publish,or similar lifecycle events for sites that they created in Oracle Content Management. This is required for automating test-to-production (T2P) propagation of sites, starting the site review process, or capturing the site audit trail externally. See Use Webhooks in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Lingotek language service provider (LSP) Developers You can authorize Oracle on your Lingotek account for translations. See Enable a Lingotek LSP Translation Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Responsys Integration developers Integration with Responsys lets you insert published assets from an Oracle Content Management asset repository into Responsys Email and Mobile campaigns. See Integrate with Responsys in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Eloqua Integration developers Integration with Eloqua lets you insert published assets from an Oracle Content Management asset repository into Eloqua responsive emails and landing pages. See Integrate with Eloqua in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
REST API for Webhooks Management Developers A new REST API is available for managing webhooks in Oracle Content Management. See Overview of the REST API for Webhooks Management in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

19.4.3 (Universal Credit Model) — December 2019

Feature Role Description
User assistance improvements All users
Web user interface improvements All users Items in the navigation menu on the left have been renamed for better clarity and reorganized to group related actions together.
Microsoft Office 365 support All users Launch Microsoft Office online to edit your Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files. All your edits are automatically saved back to Oracle Content Management. Multiple users can open files to work together. See Work with Microsoft Office in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management.
Support for Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) groups All users Manage membership of your assets, sites, and folders with IDCS groups. When you add members to an item, you can now select IDCS groups.
Find similar Asset users When searching for images, you now have the option select an image and then search for other images that are visually similar. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Track asset versions Asset users View a list of asset versions. Rollback changes by making a previous version the current version. See View and Manage Digital Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Asset activity Asset users View a list of activities for an asset such as review status changes, revision history, and other activities. See View and Manage Digital Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension improvements Asset users You can now search for visually similar images and filter results by categories when using the Adobe Creative Cloud extension. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Image component additions Site developers When using the image component in a site, you can add a caption to the image and enable a file preview. See Images in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Site template life expectancy policy Site developers When creating a site template when Governance is enabled, you can specify when a site using the template expires. See Change Template Policies in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Import template into a selected repository Site developers You can now select a repository and import a template package directly into it. See Export and Import Templates in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Compiled sites Site developers Compilation of a site in Oracle Content Management can improve the runtime performance and behavior of site pages. Compilation achieves this by creating a static HTML file for each page in the site that will behave exactly as the original page. See Compile a Site to Improve Runtime Performance for Site Pages in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Translation connectors for Language Service Providers (LSPs) Administrators, asset users, and site developers Develop translation connectors for Language Service Providers to translate sites and assets, through OCE Toolkit or the Administration web interface. Use the translation connector SDK and Lingotek translation connector. See Develop Translation Connectors for Language Service Providers in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management, Integrate Translation Connectors and Localize a Batch of Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management, and Translate a Site in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Configure new user agents Administrators You can configure user agents that aren't defined out-of-the-box. See Configure User Agents in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Prerender site pages Administrators You can prerender pages so they're read correctly by web crawlers or other bots. See Enable Prerender in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Deployment updates Administrators Create an instance in a secondary Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) domain to accommodate different identity and security requirements (for example, one environment for development and one for production). See Create an Instance in a Secondary Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) Domain in Administering Oracle Content Management.

Create an instance in another region, so that your users can use services available in other data centers. See Create an Instance in Another Region in Administering Oracle Content Management.

Migrate from a non-metered subscription to Gen 2 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Administrators If you have Oracle Content Management instances with a non-metered subscription, Oracle recommends that you migrate those instances to the new native OCI environment—Gen 2 OCI (that is, using Infrastructure Console to manage service instances). This will ensure that you’ll enjoy the benefits and advances of Oracle’s cloud platform in the future. See Migrate Oracle Content Management with a Non-Metered Subscription to Gen 2 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Webhooks Administrators Use webhook endpoints for push notifications of content lifecycle and content publishing events. See Use Webhooks in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Eloqua integration Administrators The information about the Eloqua integration Oracle Content Management has been updated. See Integrate with Eloqua in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Headless Content Management System Developers Use Oracle Content Management as a "headless" back-end content management system (CMS). A central content hub built from the ground up, it makes content accessible through REST APIs for publication in any context or display on any device. All content management and content delivery operations can be accomplished programmatically, through management and delivery REST APIs. See Oracle Content Management As a CMS in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS.
GithHub - OCE Toolkit enhancements Developers OCE toolkit commands have been added or updated for the following tasks:
  • Compile template
  • Deploy compiled site
  • Compile components into a compiled site
  • Extended failover for asset sync
  • Site compilation
  • Import old template
  • Create local template from a site
  • Upload static site
  • Download static site
  • Refresh prerender cache for a site

See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

19.4.1 (Universal Credit Model) — October 2019

Feature Role Description
Use page anchors in site page URLs Site developers Page anchors can now be used in site pages. You must download and install the OCE Toolkit. See Site Page link type in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Assets sidebar optimization Asset users Info on asset properties, collections, channels, and categories has been consolidated in the right properties pane of the Assets page. See Quick Overview of the Assets Page in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
JSON data field with schema Asset users The embedded content data field now supports JSON schema when used in a content item. That means you can use JSON schema forms and preview the form when defining the content item. See Embedded Content Data Field in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Taxonomy recursive search Asset users When searching a taxonomy, the default behavior is now to search the selected node and all child nodes. You can still search only the selected node by deselecting Include All Children. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Bulk copy assets targeted to a channel Repository administrators You can now target a specific channel when copying assets from one repository to another. See Copy Assets from One Repository Collection to Another in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe CC extension additions Asset users You can now control the sort order of repository items in the Adobe CC extension, as well as add or remove accounts directly from the extension. See Customizing the Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Webhooks for asset activity Administrators and developers Create webhooks to automatically post notifications based on asset events. See Use Webhooks in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Asset activity report Asset users View a report of all asset activity. See View Reports and Metrics in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Developers can access applications settings Developers Developers (in addition to Administrators) can now access the Applications page of the Integrations section in the Administration area. See Manage Custom Applications in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
REST API for Sites Management Developers The REST API for Sites Management now has endpoints for components and themes. Also, additional endpoints were added for sites and templates, so you can delete and share them. Sites can now have expiration dates and expiration-date policies set on them when site governance is enabled. See Overview of the REST API for Sites Management in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
OAuth Authentication Developers For a Content Management or Sites Management REST API, authentication is performed to establish the identity of callers to the REST API. See Authentication for Oracle Content Management REST APIs in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Oracle Content Management Toolkit Commands Developers The cec Command-Line utility has been updated with new commands and options to delete files and folders, list assets, generate an asset usage report, set an OAuth token for a registered server, download content, and. for a pod_ec server, specify the IDCS URL, client ID, client secret, and scope for headless commands. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

19.3.3 (Universal Credit Model) — September 2019

Feature Role Description
Desktop app supports Apple File System (APFS) All users The desktop app now supports Apple File System (APFS) on a Macintosh in addition to the previously supported HFS+. See Desktop App Overview in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management.
Smart content All users Smart search analyzes images and returns relevant images without the need for manual tagging. This improves the discoverability of images without having to painstakingly tag images. Smart authoring recommends the right images during the authoring process. Users don't need to tag or search for images; images will be recommended based on the intent expressed in the current article. See Understand Smart Content in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Allow multiple values for large text fields Asset users You can now allow multiple values for large text fields in a content type. See Create and Share Content Types and Data Fields in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Group related fields in a content type Asset users You can group related fields to make it easier for contributors to work with content item forms. See Create and Share Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Bulk copy assets in a collection Repository administrators If you manage more than one repository, you can bulk copy assets from a collection in one repository you manage to another. See Create and Manage Asset Repositories in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Full-text search for digital assets Asset users Users can search the full text of digital assets such as PDFs, Microsoft Word documents, and other text documents. See Search, Filter, and Sort Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Content item preview on external site by slug Asset users You can now add a slug placeholder for content item preview on an external site. See Create and Share Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Specific template approvers Site administrators Select specific people who can approve site requests created from a template. See Change Template Policies in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Process Start Form component improvements Site developers There have been several improvements to the Process Start Form component:
  • You can now use a process start form in a public site by selecting a proxy server.
  • Use the default version of a process instead of selecting a specific version so that you don't have to update the component when the process is updated.

See Process Start Form in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.

Publish options for site assets Site administrators When you publish changes to a site, you can publish all assets targeted to the site's channel or just the assets that are used on the site pages. See Publish Site Changes in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Updated Cloud Console and My Services Dashboard Administrators The Cloud Console and My Services Dashboard have been updated to provide a more unified customer experience. The Cloud Console is now called Infrastructure Console. The My Services Dashboard is now called Infrastructure Classic Console. These updates enhance and simplify managing your Oracle Cloud services, but the placement for several key navigational actions have changed. Please see our announcement blog post for a list of changes and improvements.
Oracle Content Management instances running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Administrators Use the Infrastructure Console to create, manage, and view your Oracle Cloud resources. See Deploy Oracle Content Management in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Migration of an Oracle Content Management subscription to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure native OCI environment Administrators Enjoy the benefits and advances of Oracle's cloud platform in the future. See Migrate Oracle Content Management on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Classic to Gen 2 OCI in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Oracle Content Management Toolkit Improvements Developers

The Oracle Content Management Toolkit command-line interface (CLI) has been enhanced to provide the following features:

  • Test to production: Upload, download, and share files and folders, including uploading and downloading files within themes, sites, and components.
  • Test to production: New site resource permissions audit and usage report.
  • Password encryption for registered servers.

See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

Create Source in Your Local File System Developers The gradle setup for the Oracle Content Management Toolkit has been replaced with creating a source tree and registering servers. See Develop with OCE Toolkit in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Pass a CSS Style Sheet to Process Cloud Service Developers You can control the look of a PCS process start form in a site by passing CSS information through the design.css file in a theme. See Pass a CSS Style Sheet to Process Cloud Service in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Start the Default Version of a PCS Process Developers You can start the default version of a PCS process and view a sorted list of PCS start forms to choose from. See Start the Default Version of a PCS Process in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Set Whether Custom Styles Can Be Used in a Site Developers A setting in a theme's components.json file specifies whether custom styling can be done in Site Builder. This setting prevents content contributors from changing the style of a site when building it. See Create a Theme in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Customization of the common UI for custom content connectors Developers The common UI for content connectors supports customizations, which you can define in the connector configuration. The common picker reads UI Settings for a connector. See Content Picker in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
New user assistance content All users The following new videos are available:

19.3.2 (Universal Credit Model) — August 2019

Feature Role Description
Billing Limits settings Administrators For Oracle Content Management running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), you can specify the limits at which you want to be notified for billing metrics. See Configure Billing Limits Settings in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Google Drive content connector All users The Google API service and privacy policy applies to use of the Google Drive content connector. See Configure a Google Drive Content Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Authentication for REST APIs Developers Basic authentication for REST APIs is no longer supported. All REST API endpoints should be invoked with an OAuth token for the individual user. A random ID is generated when a social endpoint, such as /social/api/v1/connections, is invoked with an OAuth token. See "Using OAuth" under "Authenticate" in REST API for Conversations.
Oracle Content Management Toolkit Developers More command-line interface (CLI) commands have been added to the list of commands. See Use the cec Command-Line Utility in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Content JS SDK Developers Oracle Content Management Content JS SDK (NodeJS and Browser) is released on GitHub. See Oracle Technology Network/Middleware/Content and Experience/Downloads.
Above the Fold Rendering Developers Rendering information for Above the Fold has been updated. See Above the Fold (ATF) Rendering in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

19.3.1 (Universal Credit Model) — July 2019

Feature Role Description
Welcome email All users The welcome email for Oracle Content Management users is now customized to each user's role, such as tenant administrator, enterprise user, and standard user. See Provide Sign In and Get Started Information to Users in Administering Oracle Content Management.
View annotations on content items from your mobile app Asset users You can now view annotations on content items from your mobile app. See Use Assets with iOS and Use Assets with Android in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management
Publish taxonomies Content administrators Publish taxonomies to selected channels when you’re ready to make asset categorization information available publicly. See Create and Manage Taxonomies in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Copy assets from one repository to another Repository managers Repository managers can copy assets from one repository to another. See View and Manage Digital Assets and View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Default language for localization policy Repository administrators Set a default (fallback) language for assets and sites. See Create Localization Policies in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Configure template access (with site governance enabled) Site administrators If you have site governance enabled, you can select who can use a template to create sites. See Change Template Status or Audience in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Embedded content (JSON) data field in content types Content administrators Add a JSON field to content types using the new Embedded Content data field. See Data Fields in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Content form view is the default for viewing content items Asset users When viewing a content item, you see it in Content Form View by default. See View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Enhanced order by options for Content List component Site developers Sort your content list by the content type's date, number, or decimal fields, or enter your own custom sort expression. See Content List in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Search for pages in Site Builder Site developers If you have a large number of pages in your sites, you can now easily find a page in Site Builder by searching for it. See Navigate to a Page in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Add child pages in-place in Site Builder Site developers Add child pages in-place to a page in Site Builder's site tree. See Add Pages in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Pin filter and search options in Adobe Creative Cloud extension Asset users Pin the filter options and search criteria to the Assets view in Adobe Creative Cloud extension. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
REST API for Sites Management Developers A new REST API is available for managing sites in Oracle Content Management. See Overview of the REST API for Sites Management in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Test to production with command-line tools Developers With the Oracle Content Management Toolkit command-line interface, you can propagate changes from development to test to production. See Propagate Changes from Test to Production with OCE Toolkit in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

19.2.3 (Universal Credit Model) — June 2019

Feature Role Description
Connector content type mapping Administrators You can map asset metadata from third-party providers to data fields in content types. You can do this automatically or manually. See Create Content Types for a Connector and Map Source Metadata to a Content Type in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Add connectors to repositories Repository administrators You can choose the connectors to use with your repository. When you add connectors, repository users will be able to add content from those third-party cloud storage providers. See Create and Share Asset Repositories in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Create and copy enterprise sites with governance Site administrators In addition to standard sites, you can now also create and copy enterprise sites when governance is enabled. See Create Sites with Site Governance and Copy a Site with Governance in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management .
Publish all items targeted to site channel Site administrators When you publish changes to a site, all assets targeted to the site's channel will be published. For example, if you have a list that references content items that aren't directly part of the site, the referenced assets will also be published. See Publish Site Changes in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Include updates when copying a site Site creators You can now include updates when you copy a site so that any outstanding updates are copied from the original site to the copied site. See Copy a Site with Governance and Copy a Site without Governance in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Add annotations to sites and assets Site creators and asset users You can use annotations to add comments about a specific part of a site or asset. See Quick Tour of Site Builder in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management, and View and Manage Digital Assets and View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Asset workflow in the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension Asset users You can submit assets for review, approve assets, or reject assets from the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Bulk delete of assets Asset users You can select multiple assets to delete at the same time. See View and Manage Digital Assets and View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Collaborate on digital assets from your mobile device Mobile asset users Collaborate on digital assets from your mobile device, using conversations and annotations. See Use Assets with iOS and Use Assets with Android in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management.
Select multiple content types for references Content administrators When you add a reference field to a content type, you can allow multiple select content types. Previously you could select one content type, or all content types were available. See Create and Share Content Types and Data Fields in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Add new mandatory fields to content types with existing content Content administrators You can add new mandatory fields to content types with existing content. The next time a user edits an existing content item, they'll be required to complete the new mandatory data field. See Create and Share Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Rename a field in a content type Content administrators You can rename a field in a content type as long as no associated content items have already been published. See Create and Share Content Types in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Site translation with a Language Service Provider Developers You can translate a site for multiple languages using Oracle Content and Experience Toolkit and a Language Service Provider. See Translate a Site with a Language Service Provider in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Sites Toolkit renamed Developers The Sites Toolkit has been renamed to OCE Toolkit. See Develop with OCE Toolkit in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
OAuth 2 support Repository administrators and developers You can enable OAuth 2 support on a secure publishing channel. See Channels REST Endpoints in REST API for Content Management.

19.2.2 (Universal Credit Model) — May 2019

Feature Role Description
Updated analytics user interface All users The analytics user interface has been streamlined. See Analyze Service Usage in Administering Oracle Content Management.
OneDrive content connector Administrators and asset users An authorized application for a OneDrive content connector must provide a link where end users can revoke privileges. See Configure a OneDrive Content Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Add annotations to digital assets Asset users Add annotations to digital assets to communicate questions, changes needed, and such. See View and Manage Digital Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Properties panel for assets Asset users View asset properties in a side panel. See View and Manage Digital Assets and View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud plug-in improvements Asset users Switch between the latest version of an asset and the published version. Package logs for troubleshooting. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Updated template details user interface for site administrators Site administrators If you're a site administrator, the template details user interface has been updated so site administrators can view details and policies in one place. See Change Template Policies in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Improved site publishing Site administrators When you publish a site, translations for excluded languages won't be published, and any existing translations that become excluded by an updated localization policy will be removed from the published site. When you delete site pages and publish the site, the site pages and their translations will be removed from the published site. When you publish a site, site strings and assets will be validated to make sure that all languages required by the associated localization policy are included in the site. See Publish Site Changes in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Copy category in a taxonomy Content administrators When creating or editing a taxonomy, you can copy a category and all its children. See Create and Manage Taxonomies in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Site index creation Developers Index an MLS site with a Oracle Content Management Toolkit command. See Index a Multilingual Site with OCE Toolkit in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Site map creation Developers Generate a site map for an MLS site with Oracle Content Management Toolkit. See Generate a Site Map for a Multilingual Site in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Translation support Developers Create a new site or asset translation job in Oracle Content Management with Oracle Content Management Toolkit. See Create a New Site or Asset Translation Job in the OCE Server in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Component creation Developers Create a simplified component with Oracle Content Management Toolkit for easier component development. See Create a Simplified Component for Easy Component Development in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

19.2.1 (Universal Credit Model) — April 2019

Feature Role Description
Authentication for REST API for Conversations or REST API for Users and Groups Developers Social endpoints are no longer supported to work with basic authentication. All social endpoints should be invoked with an OAuth token for the individual user. A random ID is generated when a social endpoint, such as /social/api/v1/connections, is invoked with an OAuth token. See "Using OAuth" under "Authenticate" in REST API for Conversations.
Multilingual site templates Sites developers Save a multilingual site as a template and then use it to create new multilingual site. See Create a Template from a Site in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Translate site assets Site developers Create a translation job to translate only the assets used in a site. See Translate a Site in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Email notification for taxonomy promotion Asset users Oracle Content Management will send out email notifications to repository managers and contributors when a taxonomy associated with the repository is promoted. See Create and Manage Taxonomies in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Sidebar panel updates for assets Asset users Several new panels have been added to the sidebar while viewing assets: Tags, Channels, Collections, and Analytics. See View and Manage Digital Assets or View and Manage Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Edit images in Site Builder Site developers You can edit images while editing a site in Site Builder. See Edit an Image in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Preview content items in websites Asset users Content item creators can preview what a content item will look like in selected site pages. See Create and Share Content Types and Create Content Items in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Format menu for title and paragraph components Site developers Set the paragraph format for text in title and paragraph components. See Titles and Paragraphs in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Commit site updates without publishing the site Site developers Commit site updates to the base site without publishing the changes to the site. See Use an Update and Publish Site Changes in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Add watermarks to digital assets Asset users Add watermarks to digital assets. See Edit an Image in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Copy standard sites with site governance enabled Site developers When site governance is enabled, you can now copy standard sites. See Manage Sites and Site Settings in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Specify additional URL parameters for site pages Site developers Specify additional URL parameters in site page links in title, paragraph, button, image, gallery, and gallery grid components. See Use Built-In Components in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Delete site requests from deprovisioned users Site administrators Site administrators can delete failed site requests from deprovisioned users. See Manage Site Requests in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Markup editor in content item editor Site administrators and asset users Content type creators can select the markup editor for Text and Long Text fields in content types.
Custom content connector Administrators and developers The administration interface for custom content connectors and the interface for registering custom content connectors have been updated. See Create and Configure a Custom Connector and Register the Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
Oracle Content Management Toolkit Developers Oracle Content Management Toolkit is released on GitHub. See Add OCE Toolkit to the Project Code in a New GIT Repository in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
React starter site Developers The Starter Site CLI is released on GitHub. See Starter Site CLI for React Development in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS.

19.1.5 (Universal Credit Model and Mobile Apps) — March 2019

Feature Role Description
Manage asset approval in mobile apps Asset users Mobile app users with the appropriate permissions can now review an asset in workflow to either approve or reject it. See Use Assets with iOS or Use Assets with Android in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content Management.
Adobe Creative Cloud extension Asset users Use the assets stored in Oracle Content Management in your Adobe Creative Cloud applications, such as Photoshop. See Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Extension in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Asset categorization Asset users Create taxonomies of hierarchical categories to organize your assets and to help users find assets by drilling down into the area they're working on. See Create and Manage Taxonomies in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.

Note: Taxonomies are available only in Oracle Content Management, not Oracle Content Management-Classic.

Light-weight image editing Asset users Crop, rotate, or flip an image, or change the format, background color, or image quality. Then save the new image as a new rendition, a new version, or a completely new asset. See Edit an Image in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Translate assets with sites Asset users and site developers Create translation jobs that include a site's targeted assets as well as the pages and structure of the site. See Translate a Site in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Improved asset publishing validation Asset users When you publish assets, the validation results now list not only the status of the selected assets, but also any associated translations and any dependent assets. The information about why an asset failed validation has also been improved. See Publish Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Add specific rendition of image to a site Asset users and site developers When you add a digital asset to a site, you can select a specific rendition of the image, and you can have the latest version of the asset published along with the site.
Sites and channels analytics dashboard Administrators You can see usage, utilization, and traffic analytics for your created sites and channels. See View the Sites & Channels Analytics Dashboard in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Content connector improvements Administrators and developers Use the connector framework to delete a disabled connector. Assign connector tags to assets pulled from a connector. Provide additional connector configuration for a custom picker UI. See Delete a Connector, Enable a Connector, and Create and Configure a Custom Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

Download a sample content connector and SDK. Change the connection timeout values in the config.cfg file. See Download the CEC Connector Sample and SDK and Register the Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.

19.1.3 (Universal Credit Model) — February 2019

Feature Role Description
Site governance Administrators and site developers Site governance makes it easy for business users to create sites that conform to company policy and gives site administrators an easy way to control and track sites from a centralized location. See Understand Site Governance in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management and Configure Sites and Assets Settings in Administering Oracle Content Management.
Multilingual sites Administrators and site developers Download site files for easy translation outside of Oracle Content Management, then import the translated files. Enable multilingual translations of custom components for sites. See Translate a Site and Develop Translatable Components for Multilingual Sites in Building Sites with Oracle Content Management.
Image rendition support Administrators and asset users You can upload custom renditions of your images to suit the channel they’re published to (mobile, tablet, web, etc.). You can also configure the maximum number of custom renditions per asset. See Configure Sites and Assets Settings in Administering Oracle Content Management and Manage Image Renditions in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Oracle WebCenter Content asset connector Administrators and asset users Browse for assets stored in Oracle WebCenter Content. See Configure WebCenter Content and OCE for the WCC Connector in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management and Add and Remove Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Custom connectors Administrators, asset users, and developers Create and configure a custom connector to a third-party content repository. Use the connector framework to implement a custom connector based on the Pexels connector reference implementation. See Create and Configure a Custom Connector and Develop Content Connectors in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management and Add and Remove Assets in Managing Assets with Oracle Content Management.
Analytics content metrics Content contributors Content contributors can view content metrics on the Analytics dashboard for any repositories in which they have the Contributor role. If they can contribute to a repository, they can see metrics for all assets, collections, and channels for that repository. See Content Operations in Administering Oracle Content Management.
New REST API for Content Management Developers A new REST API for Content Management is now available. This REST API provides access to manage assets in Oracle Content Management, including content items as well as digital assets and their renditions. See REST API for Content Management.
Index site pages Developers Use Oracle Content Management Toolkit to create content items for text on site pages and to enable page search for a site. See Index Site Pages with OCE Toolkit in Integrating and Extending Oracle Content Management.
React starter site Developers Use the Starter Site CLI to get started with React development quickly. Build configuration is not required. See Starter Site CLI for React Development in Developing with Oracle Content Management As a Headless CMS.

19.1.3 (Traditional Cloud Account) — February 2019

Feature Role Description
Stability improvements All users General stability improvements have been made to enhance product use.

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