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Sector D8 alpha6 - 8.x-2.0-alpha6 - is out


Sector 8.x-2.0-alpha6 is the sixth official Sector Starter Kit release on It includes a core update to 8.6.1, contribution module updates, as well as minor fixes and improvements. 

Update: the alpha6 release has been replaced by alpha7.

What is new

New features and functionality

  • This release does not include new features or functionality.

Security and maintenance  

  • Drupal Core is updated to the Drupal 8.6.x branch version 8.6.1.
  • We changed the default JPEG quality setting in the image toolkit to 90% - /admin/config/media/image-toolkit
  • We have applied a fix in the theme to address
  • We fixed an issue around the unpublished class to visually mark unpublished nodes. 
  • Reviewed patches and removed obsolete ones.
  • Reviewed and updated contribution modules as required. 

Download and try it 

The alpha6 release has been replaced by alpha7.

You can download Sector 8.x-2.0-alpha7 on

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