Release 0.9

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0.9 is in feature freeze, we're on the release.

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Introduction

Welcome to Habari Version 0.9!

This latest release of Habari contains security fixes, major improvements, and feature changes. You should read the Upgrading page before you upgrade.

Issues Addressed

There were more than 600 commits and more than issues were closed for the 0.9 milestone.

Important Changes

  • Removed support for PHP 5.2. Habari's minimum supported version is now 5.3.3.
  • Performance improvements though reducing database calls. #225
  • As Viddler is no longer a free service, the Viddler Silo plugin is no longer included. It can now be found in its own repository in habari-extras. #369

Security

No known security issues were reported in this release cycle.

  • Users do not see menu links for content they cannot edit or create (commit?)
  • Sudo for admin to masquerade as another user fixed. #358

Bugs

  • Do not allow the undelete plugin to save posts created by a user being deleted. 39443b7 fixes #253.

Enhancements

  • Improved caching.
  • Included a responsive theme.
  • Make javascript strings translatable. 134fc7a4.
  • Better automated installation. Habari now can be easily deployed to the cloud. 8acb763f, d5207bb0, and e8c19f87.
  • HTML5 comment form #273.
  • An experimental Menus plugin is included.
  • Admin Dashboard Modules are now Blocks, just like those used by themes #386.
  • The version of jQuery packaged with Habari has been upgraded to the 1.8 series #343.

Upgrade Notes

Known Bugs

Many bug fixes and improvements have been made since the last release, but as with any piece of software issues and enhancement requests remain. For full details see Habari's change management system.

Credits

These release notes were compiled by the Habari Community.

On behalf of the community, we give our warmest thanks to the developers and contributors who made this Habari release possible.

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