Magnolia 4.5 reached end of life on June 30, 2016. This branch is no longer supported, see End-of-life policy.
Magnolia 4.5.11 is a maintenance release that delivers the following fixes and enhancements:
categoriesnodes so they don't get processed as categories.
cms:areaHTML comments in the preview mode. Add an
application/jsonmimetype. If a page template renders JSON instead of HTML, Magnolia no longer renders HTML comments in the preview mode on the author instance because they are not valid for JSON.
An aggregated change log for 4.5.11 contains all the changes.
This release is a recommended update for all users of Magnolia 4.5.
This release includes the following new module versions:
The Magnolia team would also like to thank everyone who reported issues, contributed patches, or simply commented on issues for this release. Your continued interest helps us make Magnolia better. Special thanks go to Tom Wespi, Will Scheidegger, Kaushal Parikh, Sean McMains, Adrien Berthou, Frank Sommer and Nils Breunese.
Migration is your starting point. You should understand that migration is not a simple update but an effort that needs to be planned ahead.
Updating from a version prior to 4.4.6 directly to 4.5.x does not work. You need to first update to 4.4.6, then follow the procedure described in Migration. Finally, follow How to update from Magnolia 4.5.9 above.
See: Known issues.