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Omeka 2.1 — now with an API — is ready!

The Omeka team is very happy to announce the release of Omeka 2.1! This version moves Omeka much closer to our longstanding goal of interoperability with other systems by including an API (Application Programming Interface) for reading and writing information in your Omeka installation. Some online collections of cultural heritage material are available with APIs, […]

Back-to-School Edition, Use Omeka in Your Class

It’s that time of year when educators and instructors are planning like mad for the coming semester or quarter, so we are highlighting some resources to help you get started using Omeka in your class. You might be asking, well, how have others incorporated Omeka into assignments or final student projects? What were the learning […]

Two more updated plugins: OAI-PMH Harvester and OAI-PMH Repository

The Omeka team is happy to announce updates of the popular OAI-PMH Repository and OAI-PMH Harvester plugins for Omeka 2.0. The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting allows for metadata about objects to be shared across repositories and applications. The harvester allows you to import items into your Omeka installation using the protocol. The […]

Omeka 2.1 Release Candidate, updated Berlin theme, and a RESTful API

The Omeka team is very happy to announce important releases: an overhauled version of the popular Berlin theme, and a release candidate of Omeka 2.1 The updated Berlin theme features much cleaner HTML5 code and separation of content and presentation, and improved styling for the Exhibit Builder plugin. Sites using Berlin should upgrade to this […]

Security and bugfix release for Omeka

Omeka’s next maintenance release is here, version 2.0.4! This version contains a fix to a security vulnerability, so we recommend that you update your sites to this version. It also contains several bugfixes and improvements to the admin interface, search results page, and more. Translations have also  been updated for the following locales: Catalan – […]

New and updated plugins for sharing and interacting

The hard-working Omeka team is happy to announce the release of some updated and brand new plugins! This round of releases emphasizes our commitment to the public part of public humanities. In different ways, they all help to make your collections more visible or reusable, and to make the public more engaged with them. This […]

More of Omeka in more languages!

Top translations: omeka » core The Omeka core has been localizable for some time, and the hard-working and dedicated volunteers at Transifex have made it possible for you to use Omeka in a number of languages. Now, as we are upgrading plugins and building new ones for Omeka 2.0, we’ll start to roll out localizations […]

It’s May, and We’re Hiring

Things are cooking right along here at Omeka, and as usual, we’re looking for more qualified hand to help us build. See the following developer add for details. We begin reviewing applications today, and will do so on a continuing basis. Junior PHP Developer — Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (Contract, Fulltime, […]

More new things for the Omeka family of products!

We’re happy to announce a maintenance release of Omeka, bringing us to version 2.0.3! This maintenance release fixes some bugs to the HTML editor, error reporting, display, and more. Please read the release notes for details. There are also improvements to all of the bundled themes (Thanks, Roy; Seasons; Berlin). This release also includes the […]

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 […]