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A shoutout to the Omeka community

Following all the exciting work and news coming from Day of DH, the Omeka team wants to keep that spirit going by giving a shout-out to all of the people using — and improving — Omeka by sharing the wonderful materials they have. We’d like to thank all the people who have contributed to Omeka […]

New plugins, a theme update, and exciting things ahead!

The Omeka team is happy to announce new and updated plugins and themes. Geolocation is now updated to be compatible with the Omeka 2.x series. Geolocation allows you to pin a location for your items onto a map, and display a map showing all the geolocated items.   We are also happy to release a […]

More improvements to Omeka with version 2.0.2

The Omeka team is happy to announce the release of Omeka 2.0.2! This release includes several bugfixes, including one that is especially important for the Exhibit Builder plugin. Anyone working with exhibits in the Omeka 2.x series is strongly encouraged upgrade to Omeka 2.0.2. There are also fixes to improve error reporting for more server […]

Bugfix to Exhibit Builder

In response to a serious issue reported with Exhibit Builder for Omeka 2.0, we fixed the problem immediately and are releasing an updated version of Exhibit Builder. To avoid loss of data, we strongly recommend that you update your Exhibit Builder plugin. For anyone starting out, the new Exhibit Builder is packaged with Omeka 2.0.1. […]

Thanks everyone! And right back at ya with Omeka 2.0.1!

We here at team Omeka want to give a heartfelt “Thank you!” to everyone who voted for Omeka in the Digital Humanities Awards “Best DH tool or suite of tools” category. We were surprised and humbled to hear the news! Thank you! We very much appreciate not only the votes, but more importantly the community […]

Omeka 2.0 Drops today

The moment that you’ve all been waiting for is here! Well, at least, it’s the moment that we at Omeka HQ have been waiting for, and working towards for many months now. Omeka 2.0 is now available for download! The  most important improvement is a completely revamped admin interface, which includes many features to improve […]

Happy Holidays! Omeka 2.0 Release Candidate Available

You can’t always get what you want But if you try sometimes, well you just might find You get what you need With the immortal words of the Rolling Stones, we offer the Omeka 2.0 release candidate. New and improved based on the feedback and testing from the 2.0 Beta, this version of the software […]

Omeka 2.0 Beta ready for testing

The Omeka team is very happy to announce that a beta release of Omeka 2.0 is ready to download and explore! Omeka 2.0 beta includes many new features for users and developers alike. For users building collections, we hope that the completely redesigned admin interface will make building collections, creating sites, and using Omeka generally […]

What comes next?

Here at Omeka HQ, we’re in the final stretch of work on the 2.0 version of the software. We expect that the release, which will come toward the end of October, will bring a range of wonderful improvements for both end users and developers. The result will be a version of Omeka that far surpasses […]

Fun New Things for Omeka 2.0 (Part 2): Core Changes

Following up on the previous post, here, we want to talk about the broad contours of changes coming in Omeka 2.0 that will be most important for theme and plugin developers. First and most important, the codebase of Omeka is being extensively cleaned up. This should not only make the code faster and leave a […]