This is the release notes for XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering and XWiki Platform. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.

This is a bug fix release.

All changes

  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16760 The maximize (fullscreen) link is not available anymore for text area properties
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-16753 $xwiki.user throws NPE for guest user
  • Bug Closed XWIKI-14953 Pagination error message in the Extension update of Distribution Wizard


The following translations have been updated: 

  • Uyghur

Known issues

Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes

General Notes

  • When upgrading make sure you compare and merge the following XWiki configuration files since some parameters may have been modified, removed or added:
    • xwiki.cfg
    • web.xml
    • hibernate.cfg.xml
  • Add in xwiki.cfg so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to any new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.

Issues specific to XWiki 11.8.1

API Breakages

No changes since XWiki 11.8. 


The following people have contributed code and translations to this release (sorted alphabetically):

Clemens Robbenhaar
Marius Dumitru Florea
Simon Urli
Thomas Mortagne
Vincent Massol

Created by Simon Urli on 2019/10/07

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