Tiki 8.1 Now Available, End-of-Life for Tiki 7.x

The latest version of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, Tiki 8.1, is now available for immediate download. This release includes many new features and improved functionality, including more than 3,200 code updates by 43 Tiki Community members.

Some key highlights of Tiki 8 include:

  • Improved internationalization (i18n), including better support for non-English characters in page names and complete translation of German interface items.
  • Improved (AJAX) interface for comments and support for Akismet spam protection
  • Integration with WebODF to support Open Document Format (ODF) in Tiki Docs.
  • Multiple enhancements to site search, such as indexing improvements, caching, and the ability to export search results as an RSS feed
  • Several new Tiki plugins
  • Update of the template engine from Smarty 2 to 3
  • Security fix, first identified by Stefan Schurtz (http://www.infoserve.de/)

This is just a small sample of what's included in Tiki 8.1. Refer to http://doc.tiki.org/Tiki8 for a full list of what's new.

You can obtain Tiki 8.1 (as well as all other Tiki releases) from http://tiki.org/download. The release of Tiki 8 marks the end-of-life for the Tiki 7.x branch. All Tiki Administrators running 7.x are highly encouraged to upgrade to Tiki 8.1.