- This release requires the use of Java 8, and is compatible with both Oracle JDK and Open JDK.
- WFS feature indexing (see WFS GetFeature Harvesting)
- A new REST API (beta) is available. The documentation is available http://localhost:8080/geonetwork/doc/api
- User feedback form
- Editor / Associated resources can be updated without the advanced view
- Editor / Filter contact directory with facets
- Editor / XML view provides code editing with syntax highlighting and more, ...
- Directories can be populated from catalog content
- Metadata import improved (import by URL, import multiple files at once, better error reports)
- GeoServer updated to version 2.9.0
- Added schema.org tags for better indexing by search engine