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TikiFest Barcelona

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Join us for a week-long TikiFest in beautiful Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) from August 20-27. Members of the Tiki Community will meet to collaborate on several Tiki features, including:
  • Extending the Tiki calendar to allow resource management (reservations and bookings)
  • Improving the user interface for Tiki Workspaces
  • Additional integration of CCLite (Community Currencies)
  • Looking at ways to improve the overall Tiki Community by introducing collaborative code reviews, bug triage, and more.

Perspective participants are encouraged to add their own ideas, too. If you're planning to come to TikiFest, you might as well stay for WikiSym, which runs August 27-29.

For complete information, see http://tiki.org/TikiFestBarcelona3

Tiki Releases 9.0

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Tiki 9.0
The Tiki Community is proud to announce the release of Tiki 9.0, the latest version of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware. This release, with more than 1,000 code contributions by dozens of Tiki Community members, includes many new features, some architectural enhancements, and many bug fixes.


Some of these new features include:

  • Improved batch actions based on a URL with a token access.
  • Extensive improvements to the Maps, Slideshow, Calendar, File Gallery and Drawings
  • New plugins and modules
  • Introduction of Timesheet functionality
  • The Smarty template engine was updated to 3.1.x
  • and much more!

Refer to http://doc.tiki.org/Tiki9 and the Tiki 9.0 Release Notes for details.

As is the tradition in the Tiki community, most of the *.tiki.org sites have been upgraded to 9.x before it was officially released. This helps find and fix bugs. Please see: tw:Dogfood.

The release of Tiki 9.0 marks the close of the Tiki 8.x branch. All Tiki Administrators using an 8.x version are encouraged to upgrade to Tiki 9.0. Tiki 9.x is a LTS (Long Term Support) version, and it will be supported until November 2015.

The Tiki community has also decided to extend long term support (LTS) for Tiki 6.x support until May 2014.

Please see: Version Lifecycle

For information on these releases and future Tiki plans, see http://dev.tiki.org/Roadmap. You can obtain Tiki 9.0 (as well as all other Tiki releases) from http://tiki.org/download.

The Tiki 9.0 Beta is Here

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The Beta release of the next generation of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware is now available. The Tiki 9.0 Beta includes many new features and functionality, including:

  • Improved batch actions, cron jobs, and token access
  • Multiple improvements to calendars, file galleries, maps, and other Tiki features
  • Several new plugins
  • Improved security and spam protection

Image Review the Tiki documentation for details on what's new in Tiki 9.

Tiki Community members are encouraged to download and explore this new release. Issues and suggestions should be reported on the Tiki Developer site. Tiki Administrators are reminded that this release should not be used in production environments.

You can obtain the Beta directly from SourceForge: http://sourceforge.net/projects/tikiwiki/files/Tiki_9.x_Herbig_Haro/9.0beta/. For information on this and future Tiki plans, see http://dev.tiki.org/Roadmap.

The Tiki Admin Team Welcomes New Members

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The Tiki Admin Team is proud to announce the nominations of three new members: Rodrigo Primo, Jean-Marc Libs, and Jean-François Bilger. All three are active members of the Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware project and have contributed countless hours to the ongoing development of Tiki. As members of the Tiki Admin Team, they will continue to help shape the future of Tiki.

Tiki Releases 8.4

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The Tiki Community is proud to announce the release of Tiki 8.4. This release, with more than 150 code contribution by eight Tiki Community members, includes several fixes and updates.

Tiki 8.4

Among the new features are:

  • Several new, detailed user permissions
  • Support for stateful SOAP sessions
  • UI enhancements

Refer to http://doc.tiki.org/Tiki8 and the Tiki 8.4 Release Notes for details.

This is the last planned release of the Tiki 8.x branch. Tiki Administrators using the 8.x version are encouraged to upgrade to this latest release, and then to Tiki 9.0 when it become available.

Thank you Egidio Romano (aka EgiX) for reporting a security vulnerability, which is resolved in 8.4

For information on these releases and future Tiki plans, see http://dev.tiki.org/Roadmap. You can obtain Tiki 8.4 (as well as all other Tiki releases) from http://tiki.org/download.

Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Updates Tiki 6.7 LTS

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The Tiki Community is proud to announce the release of Tiki 6.7 LTS (Long Term support Version). This release includes bug fixes and updates only — there are no new features in this release.

Thank you Egidio Romano (aka EgiX) for reporting a security vulnerability, which is resolved in 6.7

Tiki 6.7 LTS
Tiki 6.7 LTS
Tiki Administrators using the LTS version are encouraged to upgrade to this latest release. The Tiki 6.x branch will remain the Long Term Support version until the release of Tiki 10, planned for October 2012.


And stay tuned for the first public beta of Tiki 9.0, the next generation of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, that is expected to be available shortly. This new version contains a host of improvements in multiple areas and several new features. Refer to http://dev.tiki.org/Tiki9 for details.

For information on these releases and future Tiki plans, see http://dev.tiki.org/Roadmap. You can obtain Tiki 6.7 LTS and Tiki 9.0 beta (as well as all other Tiki releases) from http://tiki.org/download.

TikiFest + Kaltura: Video development the wiki way

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Kaltura DevConnect
Members of the Tiki Community and Kaltura Team met just before Kaltura DevConnect 2012 to work on the Kaltura integration with Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware. This co-event, the second for the Tiki and Kaltura communities, was a great success. Over two days of work, team members completed more than 40 updates to the Tiki codebase. These improvements will be included as part of Tiki 10.0.


Some of the improvements include:

  • An improved Tiki plugin for embedding Kaltura media
  • Improved Kaltura administration, via Tiki
  • Configuration the of Kaltura Configuration Wizard (KCW) interface
  • and much more.


Next Tiki Webinar to Highlight Recently Updated Tiki 8 Features

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On February 16, the Tiki Community will present the second in the year-long webinar series. Long-time Tiki Community members and contributors from Citadel Rock Online Communities Inc. will show a newly developed Tiki site that takes advantage of several features introduced in Tiki 8 including the Unified Search and advanced Tracker techniques.

Why Register?

Register at tiki.org and you'll be able to use it at any *.tiki.org site, thanks to the InterTiki feature. A valid email address is required to receive site notifications and occasional newsletters. You can opt out of these items at any time.