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The Arches Roadmap highlights current and upcoming releases, detailing ongoing and planned development of Arches features and capabilities. Information on past releases, with links to release notes, is also included.

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For the most up-to-date roadmap information, visit the Feature Roadmap in the Arches GitHub repository. If you are interested in the development of specific features, enhancement or bug fixes, please see the Issues log in the Arches GitHub repository.

If you have any questions, please post them to the Community Forum or email the Arches Team at


Current Releases


Release Date

Release Notes


January 2023

  • Support for authenticating Arches users via Single Sign On (SSO) using OAuth2

  • Improved term search capabilities including:
    - wildcard searches
    - exact match searches
    - searching for empty strings
    - searching on resource UUID

  • Updated French and Urdu languages from Transifex

  • Add placeholder configuration to rich-text-widget

    Full release notes for Arches v7.3


October 2022

  • Upgrades Django from 2.2 to 3.2.14

  • Allows creation of related resources in resource instance widget configured with search query

  • Tracks resource index status in the database to index resources after direct database import

  • Saves resource instance descriptors to database rather than only the ElasticSearch index

  • Removes django-revproxy and adds arches-django-revproxy workaround

  • Allows graph editors to modify node aliases

  • Improves load performance for resources with many relations

  • Notifies user when json-ld loader fails to load

    Full release notes for Arches v6.2.1

Upcoming Releases


Release Date

Release Notes


June 15, 2023

  • Accessibility improvements

  • Bulk Data Manager - Date editor 

  • Bulk Data Manager - Import improvements 
    - better i18n support
    - improved error handling and feedback
    - data update

  • Concept relationship types

  • Improved graph editing

  • Security enhancements

  • Updates to JSONLD loader


December 15, 2023

  • Continued Accessibility improvements

  • Improved package manaagement

  • Business data migrations that correspond to graph changes

  • Relationship transversal search 

  • Search component redesign

  • User specific saved searches


June 15, 2024

  • Activity stream edit logs

  • RDM Redesign


December 15, 2024

  • Migrate Arches UI Framework

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Last updated: May 2023