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The Tiki Admin Team Welcomes New Members

Author: Rick - Published

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

Author: ricks99 - Published

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

Author: Rick - Published

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

Author: Rick - Published
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

Author: ricks99 - Published - ( Reads)

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.

Installatron Announces the Availability of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

Author: ricks99 - Published

Installatron, a leader in web application automation, now includes Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware in its Installatron family of automation products. With Installatron, users can easily install Tiki in one click to any web hosting account in the world, regardless of control panel or web host.

Founded in 2004 in Pennsylvania, USA, Installatron is the leading provider of web application automation to businesses and website owners around the globe. Installatron Plugin enables web application automation for popular web hosting control panel systems, including cPanel/WHM, cPanel Enkompass, DirectAdmin, InterWorx, Kloxo/LxAdmin, Plesk Linux/Unix, and Plesk Windows; Installatron Server is a standalone solution that enables web application for proprietary web hosting systems; and Installatron Remote enables web application automation for website owners directly.

For more information about Installatron, including a live demos and free version information, please visit http://www.installatron.com. To use the Installatron wizard to install Tiki, visit http://www.installatron.com/apps/tikiwiki

Tiki Security Patches Available for 8.3 and 6.6 LTS

Author: Rick - Published

The Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware project has released a security patch for its stable and LTS (long term support) versions. Both versions are available for immediate download.

Tiki 8.3 includes bug fixes and security patches. Tiki 6.6 LTS includes only the security fixes. Both releases address a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability (first reported by Mario Gomes) and a Null Byte Injection vulnerability (first reported by Egidio Romano aka EgiX). Both vulnerabilities are exploitable only by users with full administrator permissions. Refer to the release notes and change logs for complete information.

All Tiki administrators are highly encouraged to upgrade to version 6.6 or 8.3. You can download these versions (and all other Tiki releases) from http://tiki.org/download.




Tiki Community Presents Free Webinars

Author: Rick - Published

Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware will present a series of free webinars starting Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 21:00:00 UTC (find your timezone) using BigBlueButton (http://bigbluebutton.org). These webinars will allow the Tiki Community to introduce new features in current and upcoming releases of Tiki. Additionally, Tiki Developers will be able to show off their latest work and Tiki admins can give a virtual tour of their own sites.

The seminars are free for anyone with an interest in Tiki, wikis, and content management systems (CMS). Participants attending the seminars will use the Tiki + BigBlueButton integration. This integration features full audio and visual communication, chatting, desktop sharing, and much more... and requires only a browser! The seminars also allow the Tiki Community to "dogfood" these features!

The first webinar, on January 19, will feature a demonstration of Tiki Draw and Tiki Docs, a developer-led discussion of several upcoming features, and include plenty of open time for community discussion.

All Tiki Community members are encouraged to attend as well as present their own work. For details, see http://tiki.org/Webinars and the Tiki Community calendar: http://info.tiki.org/Calendar.