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 […]

Omeka core and plugin updates are now available!

The Omeka team is very pleased to announce the release of Omeka 2.1.4. This maintenance release includes some style additions and corrections in the admin theme, as well as a fix to how records are sorted for newer versions of MySQL (thanks to Anurag Spatzenegger for reporting this). Updated versions of the COinS and Exhibit […]

Please test the next generation Exhibit Builder!

The Omeka team is preparing the next generation of the Exhibit Builder plugin, and we’d like to ask early adopters to help test a beta version. Exhibit Builder 3.0 is redesigned to allow much more flexibility in the layouts you can create. Rather than choosing a layout for the entire page, Exhibit Builder 3.0 breaks […]

Just in time for winter holidays: an Omeka update

The Omeka team is happy to release a maintenance update for Omeka! Version 2.1.3 addresses a problem when updating directly from pre-1.5 versions, cleans up some warnings and notices, and expands where translations are applied. Speaking of translations, our friends have updated the Finnish, French, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, and Serbian translations, and created new […]

Come and get some updates and bugfixes!

The Omeka team has been hard at work making more updates and fixes to the Omeka core and to several plugins. The Omeka core includes improvements related to the permissions for contributor roles, the display of tags, and the CSS styles for the admin pages. A difficult bug in the Navigation settings was also fixed, […]