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Kirby Kosmos

Originally published via email on February 1, 2019.

After our successful release of Kirby 3 on January 15, we are now happily back on track with our regular Kosmos schedule 😊.

For all of you who missed it, here are some important Kirby 3 links for you:

Important: For everyone who is still working on a Kirby 2 project and hasn't got a license yet, you can buy Kirby 2 Pro licenses until March 15, 2019.

More Kirby 3

  • Kirby 3.0.1 will be released on Tuesday, February 5th, with many small bug fixes.
  • Our users have already translated Kirby 3 into 23 languages, which will be in the next release. A huge thank you to everyone involved.
  • Our new Kirby 3 roadmap will keep you informed about our release schedule and plans for the coming months.
  • You can add new feature wishes (or upvote your favorite ideas) to our ideas repo.

Kirby in the Wild

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FFBIZ - the feminist archive

Kirby Plugins

  • Blanko GmbH ported their Git (GCAPC) plugin to Kirby 3. It commits and pushes changes made via the Panel in the content folder to a remote repo.

  • While Kirby comes with its own database class, if you are looking for something more powerful, the Kirby DB plugin adds support for the Illuminate\Database class.

  • The Kirby 3 Markdown Editor is a beautiful community built textarea field with visual cues and enhanced markdown features.

  • Find all plugins in the Kirby plugins repo. As a plugin dev, don't forget to add your plugin to the list.

Always test third-party plugins thoroughly before using them in production.

Kirby Themes

  • I counted 13 themes newly created or updated for Kirby 3 on https://getkirby-themes.com. Check them out and expect more to come soon.

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This & That

The Web Authentication API promises strong password-less authentication with public key cryptography. The WebAuthn guide has a short intro to get started.

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