Release Notes for XWiki 6.2 RC 1

Version 13.1 by Thomas Mortagne on 2014/09/03
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This is the release notes for XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering, XWiki Platform and XWiki Enterprise. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.

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New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 6.2 milestone 2)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for <version>.

Blog Application

The blog panels are now displayed on the right column by default, to fit Flamingo:



  • The Font Awesome Icon Theme has been improved with 14 new icons.
  • In Flamingo, the form of the login page has been changed to navigate easily using the keyboard.

See the full list of JIRA issues fixed in this release.

For Developers


The following dependencies have been upgraded:



The following translations have been updated: 

Tested Browsers & Databases

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Here is the list of browsers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 37Smoke testing
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 32Smoke testing, Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 8Smoke testing
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 9Smoke testing
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 10Smoke testing
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 11Smoke testing

Here is the list of databases we support and how they have been tested for this release:

hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.3.2Smoke testing, Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
mysql.pngMySQL 5.6.17Not Tested
oracle.pngOracle 11.2Not Tested
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 9.3.4Not Tested

For the full list of tests see this page.

Known issues

Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes

General Notes

When upgrading make sure you compare your xwiki.cfg, and web.xml files with the newest version since some configuration parameters may have been modified or added. Note that you should add so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to the new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.

Issues specific to XWiki <version>

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API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since <project> <version - 1>:

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