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News from Habari

0.5 Released

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At long last, the Habari community is pleased to announce that Habari version 0.5 is ready for download. There are many significant enhancements in this version, including the following.

  • A new administrative interface, lovingly named Monolith.
  • Several translations are being shipped with Habari. These include the default English, as well as Danish, German, Japanese, and Traditional Chinese.
  • We now include three themes in the download.
  • In addition to using MySQL and SQLite, you now have the choice of using PostgreSQL as your backend database.
  • Session handling has been improved.
  • Limited UTF8 support has been added.
  • There are importers for both WordPress and Serendipity.
  • Improved SQLite security out of the box.
  • Habari's form creation interface has been revamped, allowing for more customization of forms by plugins and creating an infrastructure for creating new content types.
  • And many more ...

Want to test drive habari before downloading it? Go check out the demo site, just hit Login to login and use the admin section as well.

Please review the documentation for information about upgrading or installing from scratch.

Thanks to everyone who helped make this release happen, and to you for checking out Habari. Please share your experience with Habari.