Release Notes Sitevision 2023.01.1

Sitevision 2023.01.1 contains infrastructure upgrades, bug fixes and Envision Theme improvements.



  • [SV-35037] Tomcat is updated to 9.0.70
  • [SV-34922] Java Wrapper updates and fixes. Applies to on-prem customers: custom additional VM params must now start at index 60 instead of 40 (i.e.


  • [SV-34973] Web Fonts - new UI setting for "font-display" (auto, block, swap). New default is swap to optimize page speed.

JCR Model (data/tree backend for Public API and REST API)


  • [SV-34969] Add property "description" for sv:topic Nodes

Bug fixes

  • [SV-34945] All sv:view Nodes previously had "View" as Node name. Now the actual name of the view will be used as Node name

Public API

Bug fixes

  • [SV-35012] Fixed permission bug for iteration of sv:topic nodes via NodeIterator
  • [SV-34374] Fixed WCAG bug in BuddyIconRenderer. The img element will now get a non-empty alt attribute (will be the name of the identity/collaboration group).


  • [SV-34979] New delete method in RestApi utility
  • [SV-35035] Add MANAGE_CHANNELS and CREATE_PRIVATE_CHANNELS permissions in PermissionUtil.Permission
  • [SV-35035] Deprecate the MANAGE_TOPICS permission (replaced by new MANAGE_CHANNELS permission)



  • [SV-34847] PUT/POST - endpoints to create entry or comment now supports markdown format for specifying links i the message

Bug fixes

  • [SV-34930] GET /search - fixed (too strict) permission bug. Some entries/comments would previously not show up in result even though caller had permission to access them
  • [SV-32407] NullpointerException was previously logged in the server log when accessing a sv:systemUser via REST-API

WebApps and RESTApps

Bug fixes

  • [SV-32508] Prohibit access of system cookies in WebApps/RESTApps


Bug fixes

  • [SV-35136] A misleading "sv:simpleuser:create" system event was previously emitted when a simple user was inactivated/activated. Now a proper "sv:simpleuser:update" event is emitted



  • [ENV-230] Improved contrast for placeholder in input fields
  • [ENV-228] Fix for responsive Profile image, allow unlimited size
  • [ENV-225] New API methods for focus in Tag Select
  • [ENV-207] Added Brand colors and UI Text

Sitevision UI Updates

  • [SV-34632] Sitevision UI: New Envision Theme settings for Brand colors and UI Texts
  • [SV-34827] Sitevision UI: Preview of Envision Theme
  • [SV-34843] Sitevision UI: Layouts can now use a Brand color from an Envision Theme
  • [SV-34768] Sitevision UI: Envision Theme UI Texts can be applied for a sv:font

Envision is an open source UI Library for Sitevision (MIT License)

Bug fixes

  • [SV-34923] Reindex of an individual UGC index entry via identifier (420.x and 439.x) failed (i.e. entry was not reindexed)

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