TYPO3 has always been known to be technically mature, robust, secure, and jam-packed with amazing enterprise features. The newest major release of TYPO3 comes with countless new highlights and shows once again that the well-known content management system is well-positioned at the forefront of the open source software development.
The new LTS version offers enhanced usability features in the backend (the administration interface), upgraded end-user security and privacy (e.g. to achieve GDPR compliance without headaches), top modern password hashing algorithms, best-practice SEO options out of the box, and much more.
In the past four weeks - the stabilization phase between the last intermediate version 9.4 and the new major version 9.5 (also known as “TYPO3 v9 LTS”) - final elements of features were completed but nothing new was started. This is to make sure that the LTS release is robust, stable and can power websites of all sizes and complexities, even those with thousands of pages. This article summarizes the major changes of all 9.x Sprint Releases and what you can expect from TYPO3 v9 LTS.