Release Notes for 2.0.2

Omeka 2.0.2 is the second maintenance release for the 2.0 series. It was released on March 19, 2013.

Bugs Fixed

  • An error occurred when clicking on File search results in the public theme (#494)
  • Titles of files that had HTML got double-escaped (#490)
  • Contributor users didn't get the Item Type form that should appear when you change types, though it would work after saving and re-editing (#499, reported by Iwe Muiser)
  • The entire top admin menu depended on "Plugins" permissions (reported by Iwe Muiser)
  • Alternate output formats were broken on some FastCGI hosts (#502)
  • The error reporting switch was broken on some FastCGI hosts

Performance Improvements

  • A new, faster query is used for the Item-specific advanced search
  • Removed a query that checked for the sessions table on every request (#498)
  • Sorting is now automatically skipped when searching for a single record (#496)


  • New Swedish translation
  • Updated translations: French (fr), Croatian (hr), Italian (it), Japanese (ja), Flemish (nl_BE), European Portuguese (pt_PT), Serbian (sr_RS), Chinese (China) (zh_CN)

Addon Updates


  • Exhibit Builder is updated to version 2.0.2, fixing a major issue with deleting exhibits and pages.


  • Berlin is now packaged with Omeka