CakePHP 3.8.3 Released

The CakePHP core team is happy to announce the immediate availability of CakePHP 3.8.3. This is a maintenance release for the 3.8 branch that fixes several community reported issues.


You can expect the following changes in 3.8.3. See the changelog for every commit.

  • Added IntegrationTestTrait::setUnlockedFields() to make working with SecurityComponent in tests simpler.
  • Improved forwards compatible annotation for EntityInterface::setDirty().
  • Made return value of TestEmailTransport::send() match the real implementations.
  • Fixed double escaping in pagination meta tags.
  • Improved API documentation.
  • Subqueries passed to FunctionExpression objects are now wrapped in parentheses.
  • Cake\Network\Socket can now connect to unix sockets.
  • Console error codes are now constrained to be between 1 and 244.

Contributors to 3.8.3

Thank you to all the contributors that helped make this release happen:

  • ADmad
  • Edgaras Janušauskas
  • Jorge González
  • Mark Scherer
  • Mark Story
  • Mauri Kujala
  • Robert Pustułka
  • ndm2

As always, we would like to thank all the contributors that opened issues, created pull requests or updated the documentation.

Download a packaged release on github.