Full Multilingual Website support has been added to the core. This includes the functionality of the 5.6 Internationalization add-on, with improvements from the Internationalization Enterprise add-on as well.
Much improved add page experience from the Sitemap.
Better sitemap reload behaviors when changing attributes, page titles.
Google Authentication type now included
Authentication types can now optionally specify a group that users created by that authentication type will go into.
You can now attach multiple classes to blocks and areas in the custom design menu (thanks mlabrum)
Image slider block can now choose from external links OR from a page selector on the current site.
Much improved functionality and appearance of the account navigation when public profiles are enabled (thanks hissy)
Page Types can now specify default permissions for pages mode of that type.
Default attributes are now settable for page types again.
Added underline command to Redactor (thanks olsgreen!)
Added center alignment to custom style dropdown for blocks and areas.
Added the ability to change page type of an existing page from the sitemap.
You can now duplicate a page type.
/members now redirects to /members/directory when public profiles are enabled.
Foundation grid framework now uses medium column sizes instead of large.
Custom area classes at the theme level will now filter down into sub areas built by layouts (thanks Jon Hartman)
Add on_before_user_add (which can be canceled by the $event->canAdd() method) and the on_user_attributes_saved method, which has access to all attributes that were saved at that time. Thanks to Jeremy Werst and Remo for ideas on implementation.
Lots of miscellaneous internationalization improvements (thanks hissy)
The local storage location type can now serve files from a different URL (thanks Mnkras)
Storage location types can be uninstalled when a package is uninstalled (thanks Mnkras)
Improved installation checks for required components (multibyte, iconv, all the options required for GD library).
No longer show “Approve Version” blue box on page drafts – instead show a notice that this is an un-published draft.
Less intrusive stacking of the page alert blue box.
Topic trees now support multibyte characters (thanks hissy!)
Fix to remove the closing link tag that was causing pages to fail HTML5 W3C validation (thanks olsgreen)
Better use of page type permissions to control access.
Edit profile screen allows users to set their default language (used to only be available in the Dashboard) (thanks GutDing)
Composer edit interface now shows a publish button even for published pages.
Custom area styles on defaults pages are now copied out to newly created pages of that type.
Better job detecting when we can’t edit a block in composer, and inform user of this fact.
Fixes bug where “inherit permissions from page type” on a page in advanced permissions mode did nothing.
Fixed bug where form blocks with file uploads weren’t working and were displaying errors on submission.
Using a separate theme for mobile requests now works.
Fixed bug where updating packages wasn’t working.
Fixed bug where marketplace pagination wasn’t working.
Fixed bug where custom blocks styles weren’t showing up on stacks in the dashboard after being first saved.
Fixed bug where “edit container layout” wasn’t showing up on certain layouts (including those on copied pages.)
Bug fixed: Edit profile shows the user timezones dropdown even if user timezones are not enabled (thanks GutDing)