Release Notes for 1.4

Omeka 1.4 was released on June 22, 2011.


  • Batch editing for items
  • Improved update and installation scripts
  • Improved error handling and logging
  • Improved upload file handling
  • Allows configuration of tag delimiter
  • Improvements to database date and time formatting
  • Improvements to advanced search
    • New "is exactly" advanced search type
    • Fixed "is null" and "does not contain" search types
  • Atom feed output
    • Next, previous, last, and first links
  • Improved user and access control handling
  • Miscellaneous tweaks and bedazzlings

Library Updates

  • Updated Zend Framework to 1.11.6
  • Updated jQuery to 1.6.1
  • Updated jQuery UI to 1.8.13
  • Updated TinyMCE to 3.4.2-jQuery


  • Cross Site Scripting and AJAX vulnerabilities addressed
  • CSRF protection for delete actions


  • Improvements to admin theme
  • Many improvements and fixes to media helpers, esp. for display of AVI, WMV, WMA
  • Improvements to theme configuration
    • TinyMCE integration
    • Image preview
  • Improved item citation style
  • Modal AJAX for delete/confirm

For Developers


  • Tests now require PHPUnit 3.5 or newer
  • Fakemail no longer required for testing
  • Added test suites:
    • All