While some restrictions are being lifted in various countries, the coronavirus pandemic is still a serious threat to public health, and guidelines for the safe and gradual restoration of travel are making it impossible to organize a normal Tikifest where people from all over the world to meet and work together for several days. But, because we often get together online, and we have the Tiki tools to collaborate remotely, the lockdowns won’t stop us from holding a virtual TikiFest.
The dates, topics, agenda, and so on for the online event are being planned now. At our recent Round Table Meeting, Tiki's Profiles feature was brought up as something that needs to be repaired or replaced, so this is on the agenda for sure. Beyond that, please visit TikiFest Virtual 2020 for more information. If you would like to help set the details, please register at Tiki.org if you haven't done so already, and add your ideas to the page. And stay tuned for the announcement of the meeting dates and other details.
Tiki is a collaborative Open Source project and everyone is invited to join in TikiFest Virtual 2020.
- Profiles Revamp
- Set up TikiProfilesTester on r.tiki.org
- Get "info.tiki.org" working properly (as a perspective here still, but make it work better)
- Vue - now in Tiki 21 and more to come soon, possibly one day including https://dev.tiki.org/Project-Fluffy ?
- Make Tiki Forums great!
- Remove some Endangered features
- more ideas (wel)come ...
Tiki is a very easy tool to use out of the box, to set up a powerful website with basic functionalities. As the new administrator discovers options and advanced features, a new world is revealed of nearly endless possibilities that certainly require more knowledge and configuration efforts. To help new (and not so new 😉) admins, the Tiki Community created Profiles, a feature to apply a set of instructions and options to configure the Tiki web site to have new features large and small or for various scenarios like Company Intranet, Barter Market, Shopping Cart, Custom Contact Form, Bootstrap Grid, Hide Fixed Top Nav Bar on Scroll, Post-it Sticky Notes, etc.
However, as Tiki has been vastly improved over the last several years, with the code rapidly advancing and being extended, the ease of use of Profiles and their maintenance haven't kept up, and so, at the upcoming TikiFest, we will come together to improve, clean up, revamp or replace the feature (among other activities).