CiviCRM 5.9.0 release

2019-01-03 03:08
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CiviCRM version 5.9.0 is now ready to download. 


Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 5.9.0 can be accessed here.


The complete list of 5.9.0 contributors (it's a huge team!) can be found here. Thanks to everyone for making this release happen!
This version includes:
  1. API changes
  2. New features
  3. Fixes to bugs
  4. Require attention to configuration options



  •  Core CiviCRM updates:

Make subject field of Note, inline editable in contact summary page

This change makes it so that users can inline edit note fields on the contact summary page. More details available here.

Fix Job Log entries containing links so they will display properly

This change improves the links and general html formating of the log for the geocode scheduled job. More details available here.

Upgrade to Quickform 3.2.16

This change updates Quickform from 3.2.11 to 3.2.16. More details available here.


Be environmentally friendly. Remove the sentence: "Please print this page for your records." from the various CiviCRM tpls. We like trees!

This change removes the sentence "Please print this page for your records." from the Thank You page for online contribution and event registration pages. More details available here.


  • CiviContribute

Set default financial_type_id for creating new payment processors (form & api) 

This change makes it so that the required field "Financial Account" on the "New Payment Processor" form defaults to "Payment Processor Account". More details available here.

Contribution tab is slow to render for contacts with many contributions (in large database)  
This change improves performance of the Contributions tab on contact records. More details available here
Lybunt performance improvement
This change improves performance of the LYBUNT report. More details available here
  • CiviMail

Display message template title on deletion form

This change improves user experience when deleting Message Templates by displaying the Message Template name in the Deletion Confirmation popup. More details at this link.


This release also includes a number of bug fixes and other improvements, so please check the complete list of changes by following this link.



If you are installing CiviCRM 5.9.0 from scratch, please use the corresponding automated installer instructions:
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