Commerce Integration Framework GitHub Release Overview

Overview of System Requirements

Review the minimum system requirements in the table below for the CIF version you are currently using or plan to use in the future.

Component System Requirements
CIF add-on Minimum: AEM 6.5.7, Adobe Commerce 2.3.5 GraphQL schemas
CIF Core Components System Requirements
AEM Project Archetype System Requirements

Release Date: November, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.11.18.00 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 2.4.2 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.12.01 GitHub

What’s New

  • Extended myAccount components that are based on Commerce’s extensible Peregrine components

Extended myAccount components

  • Authors can create ad-hoc Commerce Product Recommendations using additional recommendation types

  • Support for gift cards in AEM Storefront

Release Date: October, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.10.20.02 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 2.4.0 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.11.01 GitHub

What’s New

  • The CIF add-on supports latest Commerce v2.4.3 with new GraphQL APIs and schemas

  • Authors can add links to product and catalog pages in text fields using the rich text editor (RTE). A CIF icon has been added to the RTE toolbar that will open up the pickers to quickly search and select the product or category without leaving the context.

  • Existing pop-up shopping cart and checkout have been replaced with dedicated AEM shopping cart and checkout pages. The components on these pages are built using Adobe Commerce’s extensible Peregrine components

  • Merchants can hide certain product catalog categories in the navigation using the Commerce backend. The CIF Navigation Core Component respects the commerce backend configuration “include in menu” to show / hide categories in navigation

  • AEM Storefront Venia returns HTTP 404 error if category or product page is not found

Release Date: September, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.09.27 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 2.2.0 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.09.23 GitHub

What’s New

  • New “associated commerce content” tab in Sites editor increases author efficiency by quickly getting access to relevant AEM product content for the current context

    Associated commerce content

  • Improved product picker UI for better user experience, increased efficiency and support for complex product catalog

    New Product Picker

  • Respect “include_in_menu” property in navigation component

Bug fixes

  • Menu cache flush is not working as expected

  • JS errors during AEM CS deployment step and when not using clientside components

  • Cannot create CIF cloud config in folders that have a sling:configs node

Release Date: August, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.09.02 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 2.1.0 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.08.27 GitHub

What’s New

  • New Category Picker UI for improved user experience, increased efficiency and better support for complex product catalog

    New Category Picker

  • Better A11Y support for CIF Core Components

Bug fixes

  • Cannot close category filter accordion once it is open

  • ‘Call to action text’ property broken in product teaser

  • CIF JS errors during AEM CS deployment step

  • Fix raw product access for mapped product product list items

Release Date: July, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.07.21 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 2.0.0 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.07.22 GitHub

What’s New

  • CIF Core Components v2

    • Simplified and improved configurations for PDP/PLP URL and SEO
    • Visual indicator for staged product data in authoring mode for better visibility of upcoming changes
    • New sitemap component for content and commerce pages
  • Support for Adobe Commerce Sensei Product Recommendation, powered by Adobe Sensei in AEM Storefront using pre-defined or on-the-fly created recommendations

Release Date: June, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.06.18 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 1.12.0 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.06.12 GitHub

What’s New

  • New CIF product and category reference data types for Content Fragments (Incl. product / category picker UI support)
  • New Commerce Content Fragment Core Component
  • Full-text commerce search supported in AEM backend
  • Commerce Core Components support Adobe Commerce Sensei Recs data collection
  • Improved SEO-friendly URLs for category pages
  • Support for custom HTTP headers per site/config

Release Date: May, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.05.26 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 1.11.0 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.05.24 GitHub

What’s New

  • Pagination support for associated content in product console properties

Bug fixes

  • Asset thumbnails not displayed in Asset tab of product properties

  • Breadcrumb resets preview data in product console

Release Date: April, 2021

Component Version Details
CIF add-on 2021.04.22 Software Distribution
CIF Core Components 1.10.0 GitHub
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.04.22 GitHub

What’s New

  • Support for category UID - This unlocks third party commerce integrations for systems that use Strings for category ids

  • AEM extension for PWA Studio incl. example integration

  • New CIF navigation core component that extends WCM navigation core component

Bug fixes

  • The root category field was not displayed under the commerce tab in the page properties of category pages

Release Date: March, 2021

GitHub Version Detailed Release Notes
CIF Connector 1.9.0 Release Notes
CIF Core Components 1.9.0 Release Notes
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.03.25 Release Notes

What’s new

  • Support for Adobe Commerce 2.4.2

What’s Improved

  • Improved reusability of product detail component for content driven pages

  • Better caching and less backend calls for PDPs

  • Multiple bug fixes.

Release Date: February, 2021

GitHub Version Detailed Release Notes
CIF Connector 1.8.0 Release Notes
CIF Core Components 1.8.0 Release Notes
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.02.24 Release Notes

What’s New

  • Product Experience Management: Enrich product catalog pages individually with Experience Fragments.

  • Extended product console properties to show linked Assets and Experience Fragments, including action to quickly navigate to the associated content.

What’s Improved

  • Enhanced client-side data layer with product image url and category information.

  • Multiple bug fixes.

Release Date: January, 2021

GitHub Version Detailed Release Notes
CIF Connector 1.7.0 Release Notes
CIF Core Components 1.7.0 Release Notes
CIF Venia Reference Site 2021.02.02 Release Notes

What’s New

  • Product Experience Management: New ‘Commerce’ property tab for Assets and Experience Fragments. This tab enables you to link Assets and Experience Fragments to products & categories. The tab also shows real-time data for linked commerce objects and a link to show details in the product console.

What’s Improved

  • Send user data after authentication to Adobe Client Data Layer.

  • Multiple bug fixes.

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