Blog to Upgrade to 2.2

Exciting news for our users: The weekend of October 11, 2014, we will be upgrading the system to run the most recent version of the software. This upgrade will mean some downtime for users (through October 13, 2014), but the payoff will be major improvements in appearance and functionality. Check out the post […]

Exhibit Builder 3.1.2 Released!

The Omeka team is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Exhibit Builder plugin. This release primarily responds to common feature request from users, the ability to choose whether to use square thumbnails or regular thumbnails in the “Gallery” block layout. Site builders can now choose between the two for each […]

IMLS funds Omeka Everywhere

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, in partnership with Ideum and the University of Connecticut’s Digital Media Center, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a National Leadership Grant for Museums from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences to create Omeka Everywhere. Dramatically increasing the […]

New and Updated Plugins: Omeka Api Import, CSS Editor, and more!

New Plugins The Omeka team is very happy to announce the release of two new plugins: Omeka API Import and CSS Editor. Omeka Api Import allows you to import content from one Omeka site into another using Omeka’s API (the origin Omeka site must be at version 2.1 or higher to have the API). Items […]

New Contribution Plugin Available for 2.0

By popular demand, the Omeka team is happy to release a new version of the Contribution plugin for Omeka 2! The new version lets contributors create guest user accounts to better enable multiple contributions. We have also preserved elements from earlier versions of this plugin that allow administrators to configure the form, ask questions of […]

Omeka 2.2.2 is released

Omeka 2.2.2, an update for Omeka 2.2, is out today. This update includes several security improvements, so we recommend that all users upgrade to this version. This release closes a reported vulnerability that could arise if the file upload validation was disabled and users uploaded files that the web server was configured to execute when […]

Omeka 2.2.1 security update released

Today, we are releasing Omeka 2.2.1, a security update for Omeka 2.2. All users should upgrade. This release closes vulnerabilities to cross-site scripting (XSS) and cross-site request forgery (CSRF) on the admin user forms. An unrelated fix to the API removes dead links to private collections for non-authenticated users. Thanks to Gjoko Krstic at the […]

Omeka 2.2 Released!

The Omeka team is delighted to announce the release of Omeka 2.2! This release includes many new features and enhancements for site builders, theme developers, and plugin developers alike. Shortcodes The most significant new feature is the availability of shortcodes, similar to those found in WordPress. These provide an easy mechanism for building richer pages, […]

Net’s OpenSSL Libraries Updated

Yesterday, the Omeka team took the necessary steps to ensure that user passwords on are protected against the Heartbleed bug. We updated our open SSL libraries with the newest security patch. We recommend that all users update their passwords as soon as possible, particularly if passwords used for websites are the same […]

New and updated plugins now available

The land of Omeka plugins has been very active lately, and we have several new and updated plugins for you: Exhibit Builder 3.0, Geolocation, Zotero Import, Redact Elements (new!), and Commenting. Exhibit Builder 3.0 Omeka users know Exhibit Builder as the primary tool for creating narratives around the items in an Omeka installation. Exhibit Builder […]