Blesta 5.1 Released

July 7, 2021 | Posted by Paul

Blesta 5.1 is now available! A new domain management system brings several key improvements to domain names. Individual configurable options can be shown or hidden through a new featured called configurable option logic. Invoice data and PDF’s can now be cached, attachments can be included in support ticket emails, and much more!

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If upgrading from a release prior to 5.0, please review the version 5.0 announcement prior to upgrading. 5.0 was a major release and increased system requirements. ALWAYS BACKUP YOUR FILES + DATABASE PRIOR TO UPGRADING.

See the documentation for details on how to install or upgrade.

What’s new in 5.1?

  • Improved support for domains with the Domain Manager (See docs).
  • Config option logic allows options to be displayed or hidden based on the value of another (See docs).
  • Invoices can now be cached, preventing changes like contact updates from modifying them.
  • Added an option to enable a CAPTCHA for admin and client login pages.
  • Added support for hCAPTCHA.
  • Added a bulk delete option for Packages.
  • Added a Generic Domains module for selling domains for manual registration.
  • Updated the Bitpay gateway to support their new API.
  • Updated the Support Manager plugin to optionally include attachments in email notifications.
  • Updated the Support Manager plugin to add support for ticket reminders by department.
  • Updated the Pterodactyl module to support upgrades/downgrades.
  • Updated the Pterodactyl module to support many new configurable option overrides (See docs).
  • Updated the Import Manager to add many improvements and special cases for importing from WHMCS.
  • Updated the Order plugin to add compatibility with the Domain Manager, and config option logic.

See our beta announcement for more and the release notes for everything.


If you are a developer, you should review the version 5 Migration Guide and update your extensions if you haven’t already done so.

A big shout out to the following companies for sponsoring development for one or more items in this release.

Sponsored development is a good way to support Blesta and get a shout out for your company! Interested? Reach out and say hello.

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