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Tools Release
13 Jul 2016

New updates of cordova, cordova-lib, cordova-common and cordova-fetch are now live!

Release Highlights:

  • CB-11023 Add edit-config functionality
  • CB-11412 template support for www folders
  • CB-11349 added --fetch and cordova fetch to create --template
  • CB-11491 Introduce before_deploy hook

Starting from this version app and plugin developers will get the ability to edit XML configuration files from config.xml and plugin.xml files using edit-config directive. The documentation for this feature is still under development but for now you can refer to this pull request

Also the cordova-fetch feature is now available for create command and you can use it when creating new app from template.

cordova create Foo --template TEMPLATE_NAME --fetch

To update your cordova CLI:

npm install -g cordova@latest

Make sure to report any issues you find at!

Changes include:


  • CB-11491 Introduce before_deploy hook
  • CB-11412 template support for www folders
  • Fix config.xml path in PlatformApi.prepare
  • CB-11412 improve template implementation
  • CB-11164 Allow forced dependent plugin removal
  • CB-11339 Add a warning about prerelease platform usage
  • CB-11349 added --fetch and cordova fetch to create --template
  • CB-11337 Use latest released platform version in e2e tests
  • CB-11274 Platform browser: wrong path for config.xml
  • CB-11274 Make serve dashboard take config.xml -> content.src entry point into account
  • CB-11261 Cut out '-nightly' prerelease tag when checking plugin engines
  • CB-9858 added fetch tests to travis
  • CB-9858 fixed failing travis and appveyor tests


  • CB-11412 removed link-to, aliased copy-from to template
  • CB-11349 passing --fetch to create
  • CB-11284 Telemetry: Track platforms/plugins subcommands(add/rm/etc…)
  • CB-11262 Add a warning about prerelease lib/cli usage
  • CB-11263 'cordova telemetry help' should display help text


  • CB-11023 Add edit-config functionality


  • Fixed broken fetch tests
  • enhanced cordova-fetch to better handle multiple fetches via git urls
  • CB-11252 Fix cordova-fetch tests
  • CB-11252 minor fix to trimID function in cordova-fetch
  • CB-11252 Fix cordova fetch for scoped packages
  • CB-11252 added scoped package test to cordova-fetch

Pinned Platform Versions for Cordova CLI 6.3.0

  • Cordova Amazon-FireOS: ~3.6.3
  • Cordova Android: ~5.2.0
  • Cordova BlackBerry10: ~3.8.0
  • Cordova Browser: ~4.1.0
  • Cordova FirefoxOS: ~3.6.3
  • Cordova iOS: ~4.2.0
  • Cordova OSX: ~4.0.1
  • Cordova Ubuntu: ~4.3.4
  • Cordova Windows: ~4.4.0
  • Cordova WebOS: ~3.7.0
  • Cordova WP8: ~3.8.2