Latest updates

An overview of all updates from the Front Matter extension

Change Log

[5.6.0] - 2021-11-23

🎨 Enhancements

  • Updated camera icon from VS Code to media icon
  • Updated the media card actions to show it within a menu. This will give a better experience with custom scripts.
  • #97: Custom Script support for media files and folders
  • #178: Sorting added to the media dashboard
  • #179: Updated the open dashboard icon to make it easier to spot it
  • #180: Added {filename} as placeholder for media snippets
  • #181: Support for custom taxonomy fields added

🐞 Fixes

  • #183: Fix type error on the frontMatter.content.sorting setting

[5.5.0] - 2021-11-15

As from this version onwards, the extension will be published to open-vsx.org.

🎨 Enhancements

  • #173: Allow to specify your own sorting for the content dashboard
  • #174: Added option to exclude sub-directories from page/markdown content retrieval

[5.4.0] - 2021-11-05

🎨 Enhancements

  • #166: Added preview button to the panel base view
  • #167: Allow to set the preview path per content type

[5.3.1] - 2021-10-29

🐞 Fixes

  • #163: Setting workspace state instead of global state for the media view

[5.3.0] - 2021-10-28 - Release Notes

🎨 Enhancements

  • #158: Add support for non-boolean draft/publish status fields
  • #159: Enhancements to SEO checks: Slug check, keyword details, more article information

🐞 Fixes

  • Value check when generating slug from title
  • Fix for date time formatting with DD and YYYY tokens
  • Fix in tag space replacing when object is passed

[5.2.0] - 2021-10-19

🎨 Enhancements

  • #151: Detect which site-generator or framework is used
  • #152: Automatically set setting based on the used site-generator or framework
  • #154: Bulk script support added
  • #155: Fallback image added for the images shown in the editor panel

🐞 Fixes

  • #153: Support old date formatting for date-fns
  • #156: Fix for uploading media files into a new folder

[5.1.1] - 2021-10-14

🐞 Fixes

  • #149: Fix panel rendering when incorrect type for keywords is provided

[5.1.0] - 2021-10-13

🎨 Enhancements

  • #141: Allow content creation for page bundles or single files
  • #145: Moved folder registration settings to frontmatter.json file
  • #147: Error boundary added for metadata fields

🐞 Fixes

  • Rendered more hooks than during the previous render in FileList
  • #142: Fix for unknown tags where it throws an error
  • #143: Fix for duplicate values in the file list
  • #144: Fix for toISOString does not exist on object
  • #146: Date parsing logic added with fallbacks

[5.0.0] - 2021-10-07 - Release Notes

✨ New features

  • #113: Integrating a local DB for media metadata (caption, alt)
  • #132: Major changes to the media dashboard which allows you to navigate through all folders

🎨 Enhancements

  • #110: Add support for workspaces with multiple folders
  • #117: Allow to specify a singleline of text in the metadata fields
  • #119: Multi-select support for choice fields
  • #121: Choice fields support ID/title objects as well as a regular string
  • #122: Update the filenames of your media
  • #124: Add new isPreviewImage property to the content type field to specify custom preview images
  • #126: Create new content from the available content types
  • #127: Title bar action added to open the dashboard
  • #128: Support for multi-select on image fields added
  • #131: Folder creation support added on media dashboard
  • #134: On startup, the extension checks if local settings can be promoted
  • #135: Hidden property added for field configuration
  • #137: Ask to move the .templates folder to the new .frontmatter folder

🐞 Fixes

  • #120: Choice and number field not updating when set manually in front matter of the file
  • #133: Fix for overriding default content type settings

[4.0.1] - 2021-09-24

  • #114: Fix for categories/tags provided as string in YAML
  • #115: Fix for updating added categories/tags
  • #116: Fix for not showing the -1 limit on inputs

[4.0.0] - 2021-09-22 - Release Notes

  • #101: Date picker available on the metadata section
  • #102: Support comma separated arrays in front matter
  • #103: Added title and description field to the metadata section
  • #104: Allow to set images in front matter from the metadata panel section
  • #105: Content Type support with backwards compatibility
  • #106: Introduction of team level settings for Front Matter
  • #107: Number field support added in content type fields
  • #108: Choice field support added in content type fields
  • #109: JSON Config script added to automate the JSON schema
  • #111: Insert media into the markdown contents
  • #112: Add snippet support for media insertion

[3.1.0] - 2021-09-10

  • BETA version available at: frontmatter.codes
  • #72: Media view on the dashboard
  • #73: List view option for the dashboard
  • #77: Dashboard grouping pages functionality integrated
  • #81: Optimizing the content folders to use a new setting to simplify configuration
  • #87: Fix issue with autofocus and command palette
  • #88: Fix issue with search sorting
  • #89: Clear filter, sorting, and grouping button added
  • #90: Refactoring to use Recoil state management
  • #91: Support image previews from content folders
  • #98: Add drag and drop support for media upload in a folder

[3.0.2] - 2021-08-31

  • #82: Hide the register and unregister commands from the command palette

[3.0.1] - 2021-08-30

  • #79: Fix scrollbar not visible on the welcome screen

[3.0.0] - 2021-08-27

  • #61: List of recently modified files
  • #64: Publish toggle for easier publishing an article
  • #65: Aggregate articles in draft
  • #66: New dashboard webview on which you can manage all your content
  • #69: Welcome screen for getting started

[2.5.1] - 2020-08-23

  • Fix typo in the package.json file for the preview command

[2.5.0] - 2020-08-19

  • Moved the center layout button to the other actions section
  • #60: Added the ability to open a site preview in VS Code

[2.4.1] - 2020-08-16

  • Better editor highlighting functionality

[2.4.0] - 2020-08-16

  • #21: Folding provider for Front Matter implemented
  • #55: Highlight Front Matter in Markdown files
  • #56: Action to collapse all Front Matter panel sections at once
  • #57: New action added to provide better writing settings (only for Markdown files)
  • #58: Sections remember their previous state (folded/unfolded)
  • #59: Center layout view toggle action added

[2.3.0] - 2020-08-10

  • Refactoring and showing other actions in the base view
  • Show BaseView in Front Matter panel when switching to welcome tab
  • #31: Automatically update the last modification date of the file when performing changes
  • #53: Create current Markdown file as template

[2.2.0] - 2020-08-06

  • #28: Align the file its name with the article slug
  • #47: Fix when table shows only value 0
  • #48: Added new folder registration message + notification helper
  • #49: New initialize project command
  • #50: Fix in the table rendering of rows
  • #51: Panel actions base view enhanced to show project actions and information

[2.1.0] - 2020-08-04

  • #44: Added article creation command
  • #45: WSL support added
  • #46: Make the tag pickers render in full width

[2.0.1] - 2020-07-27

  • #42: Small enhancement to the table layout
  • #43: Fix for collapsible sections and taxonomy picker

[2.0.0] - 2020-07-23

  • Redesigned sidebar panel
  • Sidebar background styling match the VSCode defined sidebar color
  • Added support for mdx files
  • Added support for enter press in the combobox
  • #41: Word count implementation + extra details
  • #40: Added checks for the keyword usage in title, description, slug, and content

[1.18.0] - 2020-07-20

  • Updated README

[1.17.1] - 2020-06-28

  • #34: Fix that last modification date does not update the publication date
  • #38: Update the last modification date on new page creation from the template

[1.17.0] - 2020-06-14

  • #36: Add the option to change the Front Matter its description field

[1.16.1] - 2020-05-27

  • Fix for Node.js v14.16.0

[1.16.0] - 2020-05-04

  • Add all front matter properties as an argument for custom scripts

[1.15.1] - 2020-05-04

  • Add the ability to specify a custom Node path

[1.15.0] - 2020-05-04

  • Added the ability to add your own custom scripts as panel actions.

[1.14.0] - 2020-03-19

  • New links added to the Front Matter panel to reveal the file and folder.

[1.13.0] - 2020-02-26

  • Implemented links to quickly open the extension settings + issue from the FrontMatter view panel
  • Added button to update the modified time in the FrontMatter view panel

[1.12.1] - 2020-02-13

  • Fix Front Matter SVG

[1.12.0] - 2020-01-26

  • #29: Open file after creating it from the template

[1.11.1] - 2020-12-10

  • #26: Fix for arrow selection in the dropdown.

[1.11.0] - 2020-12-10

  • #25: Moved from Material UI Autocomplete to Downshift. This gives more flexibility, and allows to focus the inputs from a VSCode command.
  • Changed the Front Matter: Insert <tags | categories> functionality to open in the panel, instead of using the VSCode dialogs.

[1.10.0] - 2020-12-03

  • FrontMatter panel implemented. This panel allows you to control all extension actions, but not only that. It makes adding tags and categories in a easier way to your page.

[1.9.0] - 2020-11-25

  • #23: Implemented the option to create and use templates for article creation (front matter will be updates as well).

[1.8.0] - 2020-11-20

  • #22: Allow to configure the SEO Title and Description lengths.

[1.7.2] - 2020-10-30

  • #19: fix for tag insertion when empty tag is used

[1.7.1] - 2020-10-21

  • Fix for title and description length check

[1.7.0] - 2020-09-30

  • #18: Added date and modified date field names settings to be able to change the extension its behavior

[1.6.0] - 2020-09-23

  • Syntax highlighting for Hugo shortcodes has been added

[1.5.0] - 2020-09-10

  • #17: Make front matter be indentation tabSize aware

[1.4.0] - 2020-08-24

  • Added set lastmod date command
  • #16: Fixed hardcoded length value

[1.3.0] - 2020-08-22

  • Added SEO description warning when over 140 characters is used

[1.2.0] - 2020-07-03

  • Added SEO title warning when over 60 characters is used

[1.1.1] - 2020-04-07

  • TOML delimiter fix

[1.1.0] - 2020-03-25

  • TOML support added

[1.0.0] - 2020-03-25

  • First major release
  • Fixed an issue with null tag/category values

[0.0.10] - 2019-09-17

  • Updated the logic to remove quotes from front matter property values

[0.0.9] - 2019-09-17

  • Added setting to specify if you want to enable/disable array indents in the front matter of your article
  • Remove quotes on date strings

[0.0.8] - 2019-09-04

  • Added command to generate a clean article slug

[0.0.7] - 2019-08-28

  • Added command to remap tags or categories in all posts: Front Matter: Remap tag/category in all articles

[0.0.6] - 2019-08-28

  • Updated package.json file to include preview label
  • Added the status bar item to quickly view and update the draft status of an article

[0.0.5] - 2019-08-27

  • Updated title, description and logo

[0.0.4] - 2019-08-26

  • Added set date command

[0.0.3] - 2019-08-26

  • Support added for *.markdown files

[0.0.2] - 2019-08-26

  • Updated extension to bundle the project output

[0.0.1] - 2019-08-26

  • Initial beta version

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