This Week in Wagtail

9 April 2020

Issue #35

Welcome to issue 35 of This Week in Wagtail, a newsletter with weekly updates from the Wagtail core team and community.

Previous issue: Issue 34

News and Blog Posts

  • Wagtail 2020 Roadmap Survey — We're asking for feedback from people who are using Wagtail to help develop our roadmap for the year.
  • There will be a couple Wagtail releases on April 14th to patch a "medium" severity security concern.
  • Jacob Topp-Mugglestone has joined the core Wagtail development team.
  • MeiliSearch: Wagtail search backend for the MeiliSearch search engine (beta).
  • Here's a two part blog post on deploying Wagtail to Digital Ocean by Rose der Welt: Part 1 and Part 2

Wrote a blog post? Released a new plugin? Let us know by tweeting to @WagtailCMS with the hashtag #ThisWeekInWagtail.

Latest changes





RFCs (Requests For Comments) are proposals for larger changes in Wagtail. They are submitted as a pull request on the RFCs repository and everyone is welcome to participate in the discussion until the RFC is approved.

The latest RFCs to be submitted are:

If you want to know more about the RFC process, you can read about it here.

Upcoming Events

  • Wagtail Space US 2020 will be a virtual conference this year. The official dates are July 30th and July 31st. We'll keep you updated on that as it develops in the coming months.

Running an event or meetup? Let us know about it by tweeting to @WagtailCMS.