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    Aug
    25th
    by
    Juho Jaakkola

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.7 released

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.7 has been released.

    You can do your part in releasing the stable 1.9.0  version by testing the release candidate and posting any bugs (and hopefully also the fixes!) to https://github.com/Elgg/Elgg/issues

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    Aug
    11th
    by
    Juho Jaakkola

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.6 released

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.6 has been released.

    As always please report bugs to our bugtracker: https://github.com/Elgg/Elgg/issues

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    Jul
    23rd
    by
    Evan Winslow

    Installing Elgg from GitHub? Composer Required for 1.10+

    Anyone installing Elgg straight from the repo on the 1.x or master branches will need to do a composer install immediately after git checkout in order for everything to work. This has no affect on anyone installing Elgg from the zip files distributed via the Elgg homepage.

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    Jul
    10th
    by
    Matt Beckett

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.5 released

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.5 has been released as a quick fix to a bug introduced in rc.4 where an installation using non-default table prefixes would fail to upgrade.

    As always please report bugs to our bugtracker: https://github.com/Elgg/Elgg/issues

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    Jul
    10th
    by
    Paweł Sroka

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.4 released

    With slight delay in our 2-week release cycle, we're proud to announce that the fourth release candidate version of Elgg 1.9 as  availible for download. It's probably the last release candidate version before official 1.9.0 release so that's great occasion for especially intensive bug hunting. Please report all bugs in our github issue tracker: https://github.com/Elgg/Elgg/issues

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    Jun
    22nd
    by
    Paweł Sroka

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.3 released

    Following our new 2-week release cycle (that recently passed the vote) we're proud to announce that third release candidate version of Elgg 1.9 is availible for download.

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    Jun
    19th
    by
    Paweł Sroka

    Community is now served via SSL and SPDY

    After recent update of community page to latest 1.9 release candidate version, followed by enabling search using SOLR integration, we're proud to announce that community is now served entirely over SSL. Such change not only improves security and privacy of the users, but also allows us to benefit from state-of-the-art HTTP optimizations such as SPDY.

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    Jun
    16th
    by
    Matt Beckett

    Community Search Restored!

    It's not a secret that search is a major performance hit to Elgg when you reach a certain size of database and user activity.  Some time ago we made the temporary decision to disable native elgg search on the community and rely on google.  This didn't feel right and we really wanted to get back to having our own internal search.

    It just so happened that around this time one of my clients at Arck Interactive had commissioned a custom SOLR integration for search.  The original plugin was developed by Billy Gunn, refined by me, then completely rewritten for general use and released to the community.

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    Jun
    02nd
    by
    Matt Beckett

    Community Site Upgraded

    As part of our effort to actively use the latest codebase in production we've succeeded in upgrading the community to the 1.9 release candidate, and will be keeping it up to date with the 1.9 branch going forward.  While we initially wanted the upgrade to coincide with the release of 1.9.0-rc.1, we were set back a week with a few additional plugin updates.  With this upgrade we get a more responsive theme based on the bundled Aalborg_theme, as well as better discussions UI for new users (no longer have to figure out to join a group to posting your first discussion!)

     

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    May
    25th
    by
    Matt Beckett

    Elgg 1.9.0-rc.1 released

    After a couple of years(!) of heavy development the core team is pleased to announce that Elgg 1.9.0-rc.1 is available for download! Remember this is a release candidate and is meant for developers and bug hunters, so please do not use this on a production site!  If you haven't been following Elgg 1.9's progress, here's an overview of the main features:

     

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