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BitNami Announces the Inclusion of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

By: Rick  On: Dec. 18, 2012 06:01 pm EST  (8526 Reads)
Community News
BitNami logo
Thanks to the support of the Tiki Community, BitNami, a leader in web application automation, has announced that Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware will be included in an upcoming package. As with other BitNami-packaged applications, Tiki will available in a complete, ready-to-run package that you can download as a free native installer, virtual appliance and cloud template for the Amazon cloud. Read the BitNami annoucement here.

About BitNami
The aim of BitNami is to simplify the deployment of web applications, such as wikis or blogs, in order to make them more accessible. A BitNami Stack is an integrated software bundle that includes a web application and all of its required components (web server, database, language runtime), so it is ready to run out of the box. For more information about BitNami, please visit http://www.bitnami.org.

Tiki wins People's Choice: Best Free CMS

By: Rick  On: Nov. 12, 2012 08:11 pm EST  (11624 Reads)
Community News
The results are in, and Tiki has won the Best Free CMS People's Choice award in the CMS Critic's awards! A special "Thank You" goes out to all members of the Tiki Community that voted!



For complete information on the awards, including the Critic’s Choice Award, see
http://www.cmscritic.com/peoples-choice-winner-for-best-free-cms-is/

Tiki 6.8 LTS and 9.2 LTS are now Available

By: Rick  On: Oct. 25, 2012 07:53 am EDT  (8649 Reads)
Tiki 9.2
Tiki 6.8LTS & 9.2LTS
The Tiki Software Community Association is proud to announce the immediate availability of the latest releases of the Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Long Term Support (LTS) versions: Tiki 6.8 LTS and 9.2 LTS.

The 9.2 update includes more than 500 code changes, focusing on fixes and improvements such as:
  • Introduction of the Tiki Server Check, allowing users to test their server environment.
  • Automatic generation of site maps
  • Customized formatting for menu labels through wiki syntax and plugins
  • Improvements to the user registration process
  • Security fixes


A Decade of Tiki!

By: Rick  On: Oct. 04, 2012 08:39 am EDT  (8385 Reads)
Community News
It may be hard to believe, but the Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware project was started a decade ago with its first public release on October 9, 2002! From its humble beginnings as a mere wiki, Tiki has grown to become the Free and Open Source Web Application with the most built-in features. And as the application has grown, so has the community.

Chart showing all Tiki releases
Tiki releases: 0.9 through 10.0 (click to view)

Today, there are more than 20,000 registered accounts on the Tiki websites, more than 500 contributors with commit access to the Tiki codebase, and well over 1,000,000 downloads of Tiki!

Happy Birthday to the entire Tiki Community!


New Tiki Trademarks

By: Rick  On: Sep. 28, 2012 08:22 am EDT  (5856 Reads)
Community News
The Tiki Software Community Association is proud to announce that it has been granted a registered trademark for Tiki and TikiWiki by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This achievement represents a culmination of work by the Tiki Community, the Tiki Legal Team, and the student attorneys at the WVU Entrepreneurship Clinic of the West Virginia University College of Law.

Trademarks prevent confusion in the marketplace of similar goods/services. By registering our trademark, users know that Tiki software is a quality product, produced by the Tiki Community — users will know what to expect.

In the coming months, you'll notice a slight change in our branding as we update our logos and websites.
Tiki (R) logo
Now a registered trademark!

Tiki 8.5 and 9.1 Released

By: Rick  On: Sep. 04, 2012 08:10 pm EDT  (7257 Reads)
Releases and Patches
Tiki 9.0
The Tiki Software Community Association is proud to announce the immediate availability of the latest versions of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware: 8.5 and 9.1.

The Tiki 8.5 release represents the final release for the 8.x series. No additional work is planned for the 8.x series. The Tiki 9.x series is planned to be supported (as a Long Term Support) series until November 2015 (or upon the release of Tiki 16).

Both releases (8.5 and 9.1) include several fixes and updates, including a security patch first reported by Lukas Reschke regarding an optional Tiki feature, swfupload, first introduced in Tiki 7.0.

Tiki admins are highly encouraged to upgrade to Tiki 8.5 or 9.1. As a workaround, Tiki admins can set the Upload progress bar option to None in order to secure their sites. See the Tiki Release Notes (http://tiki.org/ReleaseNotes) for complete information.

To download these newest releases (or any Tiki release), visit the Tiki download page at http://tiki.org/download.

Tiki Named "Best Web Tool"

By: Rick  On: Aug. 16, 2012 07:25 am EDT  (8424 Reads)
Community News
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware was recently named "Best Web Tool" by WebHostingSearch.com, a guide that provides top resources for web tools.

The authors note that Tiki is one of the few tools that can actually fit in all the categories of WebHostingSearch.com's Web Tools Directory. Tiki's listing in the directory continues:
We are just proud to have Tiki be part of our growing external sources to help other web developers find the best web application to support their online endeavor.

Learn more about WebHostingSeach.com and their Web Tools Directory at http://www.webhostingsearch.com/.

Tiki Releases 9.0

By: Rick  On: June 27, 2012 06:46 am EDT  (7511 Reads)
Releases and Patches
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: 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

By: Rick  On: May 28, 2012 01:29 pm EDT  (8167 Reads)
Releases and Patches
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
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

By: Rick  On: May 18, 2012 07:03 pm EDT  (8037 Reads)
Community News
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.

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