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4 4  {{toc/}}
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7 -First milestone of the XWiki Enterprise 2.5 version ([[Roadmap>>enterprise:Main.Roadmap]]).
8 -
9 9  The highlights of this release are: improvements to action menus, a mechanism for inserting custom links in the header, the introduction of cancelable events and better external search engine indexing support.
10 10  
11 -= New and Noteworthy (since XWiki Enterprise 2.4) =
12 12  
10 +The highlights of this release are: support for [[viewing attached office documents>>http://code.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Macros/OfficeMacro]] in the wiki, an experimental Extension Manager, experimental [[CSRF>>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSRF]] protection, a new User Directory, further improvements to the edit UI, more consistent [[use of user avatars>>http://incubator.myxwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Improvements/Avatars]], support for activating a special accessibility stylesheet, and an experimental ##xwiki/2.1## wiki syntax.
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13 13  == Improvements to Action Menus ==
14 14  
15 15  * New Add menu: Use the "Add" menu to create new spaces, pages, add attachments and comments.(((
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57 57  This module exposes high level api, allowing developers to bolster their security using cryptography for both integrity and confidentiality.
58 58  You can find more information about the cryptographic module including examples at the code zone page for the [[XWiki Cryptographic Module>>code:Modules.CryptographicModule]].
59 59  
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64 -
65 -M2
66 -
67 -Second milestone of the XWiki Enterprise 2.5 version ([[Roadmap>>enterprise:Main.Roadmap]]).
68 -
69 -The highlights of this release are: support for [[viewing attached office documents>>code:Macros.OfficeMacro]] in the wiki, an experimental Extension Manager, experimental [[CSRF>>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSRF]] protection, a new User Directory, further improvements to the edit UI, more consistent [[use of user avatars>>http://incubator.myxwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Improvements/Avatars]], support for activating a special accessibility stylesheet, and an experimental ##xwiki/2.1## wiki syntax.
70 -
71 -= New and Noteworthy (since XWiki Enterprise 2.4) =
72 -
73 73  == Support for viewing attached office documents in the wiki ==
74 74  
75 75  XWiki now supports viewing attached office documents without saving them on the client side.
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217 217  * To explicitly drop programming rights, a new API method was introduced: ##$xcontext.dropPermissions()##
218 218  * An experimental Cross-Site Request Forgery prevention mechanism is included, though not enabled by default. To enable it and test/upgrade your custom applications for compatibility, edit ##xwiki.properties## and flip on the ##core.csrf.enabled## setting.
219 219  
208 +== New macros for the Space List and Tag Cloud; display user avatars in annotations. ==
220 220  
221 -
222 -RC1
223 -
224 -
225 -First and hopefully last release candidate of the XWiki Enterprise 2.5 version ([[Roadmap>>enterprise:Main.Roadmap]]).
226 -
227 -This is mostly a bugfixing release before the 2.5 final.
228 -
229 -= New and Noteworthy (since XWiki Enterprise 2.5 Milestone 2) =
230 -
231 -== New features ==
232 -
233 -New macros for the Space List and Tag Cloud; display user avatars in annotations.
234 -
235 235  image:annotation-avatars.png
236 236  
237 237  == Improvements to the Extension Manager ==
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272 272  If you're running in a multiwiki setup you'll also need to define the property //xwiki.store.migration.databases=all// to your //xwiki.cfg// file or explicitly name all databases to be migrated as in //xwiki.store.migration.databases=db1,db2,...//.
273 273  {{/warning}}
274 274  
275 -(% class="macro-placeholder" style="display: none;" %)warning
250 +You may also want to [[import the default wiki XAR>>Main.Download]] in order to benefit from the improvements listed above.
276 276  
277 277  (% class="macro-output" style="display: block;" %)
278 278  (((
279 279  (% class="box warningmessage" %)
280 280  (((
256 +Always make sure you compare your //xwiki.cfg// file with the newest version since some configuration parameters were added. Note you should add //xwiki.store.migration=1// so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to the new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.
257 +)))
258 +)))
259 +
260 +(% class="macro-output" style="display: block;" %)
261 +(((
262 +(% class="box warningmessage" %)
263 +(((
281 281  Experimental support for CSRF protection is included in this release, although not enabled by default. This mechanism changes the way data is supposed to be saved, a change which will not completely break custom applications in most cases, but which might insert an extra validation step needed for actually saving the data.
282 282  )))
283 283  )))
284 284  
285 -You may also want to [[import the default wiki XAR>>Main.Download]] in order to benefit from the improvements listed above.
286 -
287 -
288 -= Known issues =
289 -
290 -* [[Bugs we know about>>http://jira.xwiki.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&jqlQuery=category+in+%28%22XWiki.org+Top+Level+Projects%22%2C+%22XWiki+Plugins%2C+Applications+%26+Skins%22%29+AND+issuetype+%3D+Bug+AND+resolution+%3D+Unresolved+ORDER+BY+updated+DESC]]
291 -
292 292  == Migration Notes ==
293 293  
294 294  The main entry point for the search UI is now the Main.Search page that will use the configured search engine (Lucene by default). If you want to refer to Lucene or Database search explicitly you can use the ##Main.LuceneSearch## and ##Main.DatabaseSearch## pages. Note that nothing is broken here (##Main.WebSearch## page is still there and internally it includes the ##Main.DatabaseSearch## page), it's just the new clean way of targeting the search page.
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317 317  {{code language="html"}}
318 318  <input type="hidden" name="form_token" value="$!{services.csrf.getToken()}" />
319 319  {{/code}}
320 -
321 -== API Breakages ==
322 -
323 -The following APIs were modified since XWiki Enterprise 2.4:
324 -
325 -{{code language="none"}}
326 -[ERROR] org.xwiki.rendering.transformation.MacroTransformationContext: Method 'public org.xwiki.rendering.internal.transformation.MacroTransformation getMacroTransformation()' has been removed
327 -[ERROR] org.xwiki.rendering.transformation.MacroTransformationContext: Method 'public void setMacroTransformation(org.xwiki.rendering.internal.transformation.MacroTransformation)' has been removed
328 -[ERROR] org.xwiki.rendering.transformation.Transformation: Method 'public void transform(org.xwiki.rendering.block.Block, org.xwiki.rendering.transformation.TransformationContext)' has been added to an interface
329 -[ERROR] org.xwiki.rendering.transformation.TransformationManager: Method 'public void performTransformations(org.xwiki.rendering.block.Block, org.xwiki.rendering.transformation.TransformationContext)' has been added to an interface
330 -{{/code}}

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