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Stable Release: BlueSpice 2.22.0 – go get it now!

Now you can download the long awaited BlueSpice Version 2 on!

New Features

  • Avatars: Show autogenerated images for users.
  • Checklist: Provides Checklist functionality
  • Dashboard: A lot of relevant information at a glance
  • Flexiskin: Skin your wiki
  • Notification: Improved messaging
  • Readers: See all readers of a page
  • Skin: Completely reworked skin
Layout of BlueSpice with Navigation, Widget, Authors and Shoutbox
Skin of BlueSpice with Navigation, Widget, Authors and Shoutbox
The new User Dashboard
The new User Dashboard
WYSIWYG and Checklists
WYSIWYG and Checklists
Flexiskin - skin your wiki
Flexiskin – skin your wiki

Download BlueSpice 1.20.0 (STABLE)

There is now a stable release:

BlueSpice Core 1.20 / BlueSpice for MediaWiki 1.20

Date: 2012-12-21 This is a major release (rev 7909).

Some improvements:

  • ArticleInfo: Change order of informations
  • Distribution: Tagcloud
  • Distribution: Calendar
  • FeedbackHelper: Feedback to the BlueSpic-Team
  • Framework: Internationalization of MediaWiki
  • Framework: Support for MW 1.17 to 1.21wmf
  • InsertFile: Duplicate
  • InsertFile: Licences
  • InsertMagic: Insert tags and wiki words with a tool
  • MailChanges: Mailtemplates with wiki site
  • PageAccess: Assignment of permissions for single articles
  • ResponsibleEditors: Permissions for resopnsible editors
  • SaferEdit: Improvements within collision detection
  • Shoutbox: Delete shouts
  • SmartList: Newer Tag: Toplist
  • Suche: Autocomplete
  • Suche: Search-as-you-type
  • VisualEditor: Buffering
  • VisualEditor: Improvements of parser

BlueSpice 1.1 beta released

We have published a beta release of the BlueSpice free 1.1. You can download this version at sourceforge. Please notice, that this is a development release for testing, not for productive systems.

The Release Notes

BlueSpice Core 1.1 beta / BlueSpice for MediaWiki 1.1 beta

Date: 2012-02-24
This is a minor release.


  • Improved performance
  • New databaes supported: PostgreSQL and Oracle
  • Improved cache control (localisation cache, initial memcache support)
  • UniversalExport: New templating system for PDFs
  • Categories can be assigned in view mode
  • RSS-Feeds: Outlook support improved
  • ArticleInfo: information about subpages
  • ShoutBox: changes on the user interface
  • VisualEditor: new TinyMCE version
  • New extensions: CountThings and HideTitle


  • A lot of bugs fixed


BlueSpice 1.0.1 released

Today we published a new release of BlueSpice for MediaWiki. You can now download it at Sourceforge!

The most important changes are:

  • MediaWiki 1.17 is now supported,
  • BlueSpice works with public wikis (no read restriction for anonymous users),
  • RSS feeds now have token authentication (you can use them with Outlook even when read access is generally restricted),
  • Added PageTemplates option to enforce a given target namespace,
  • Review works with flagged revs,
  • Removed version specific “common” folder in bluespice-skin.

But you can read the complete release notes below.

Thanks all for your help and encouragement 🙂



RELEASE NOTES BlueSpice 1.0.1

## BlueSpice Core / BlueSpice for MediaWiki
## Copyright 2011 by Hallo Welt! Medienwerkstatt GmbH

= BlueSpice release notes =

== BlueSpice Core 1.0.1 / BlueSpice for MediaWiki 1.0.1 ==


This is a patch release. It is the fixes a lot of bugs of BlueSpice Core and BlueSpice for MediaWiki.

== Changes since BlueSpice Core 1.0 / BlueSpice for MediaWiki 1.0 ==
=== Main changes ===
* MediaWiki 1.17 is now supported
* BlueSpice works with public wikis (no read restriction for anonymous users)
* RSS feeds now have token authentication (you can use them with Outlook even when read access is generally restricted)
* Added PageTemplates option to enforce a given target namespace
* Review works with flagged revs
* Removed version specific “common” folder in bluespice-skin

=== BlueSpice Core ===
* Fixed bug when saving configuration in MW1.17
* Removed “BlueSpice” from mouseover texts in ExtendedSearch form
* Fixed bug in output handler where standard AJAX calls would not pass when not logged in
* Added installcheck script
* Added method to check if curl is activated in ExtendedSearch
* Restored fulltext search option in IE8
* OutputHandler is now compatible to load.php (ResouceHandler)
* Various i18n fixes

=== BlueSpice for MediaWiki ===
* Overall code cleanup
* Various i18n fixes
* WantedArticle: added a comma to the queue
* ResponsibleEditors: changed format of namespace settings
* Statistics: added DejaVu font and made jpgraph use it.
* UniversalExport: added debugformat option. Use URL param debugformat=html in order to generate HTML output
* InsertFile: now uses MySQL stored procedures
* PageTemplates: “force default namespace” feature
* Adapter: modified remote handler to get secure files on extension whitelist to show on pages in $wgWhitelistRead even for anonymous users.
* Review: consider flagged revs
* RSSFeeder: fixed bug with display of namespaces
* PageTemplates: PageTemplatesAdmin now works in IE
* WantedArticle: fixed i18n
* InsertFile: fixed upload in IE8
* InsertCategory: fixed JS error
* Adapter: MW 1.16+ compatibility for public wikis
* PermissionManager: fixed SQL statement
* InsertFile: fixed file name sanitation
* InsertFile: file extensions now case insensitive
* WantedArticle: hitting enter is now the same as clicking add  (suggested before)
* Preferences: fixed bug where allowed file types for upload would not have any effect
* Preferences: fixed multiselect add function in MW1.17
* PermissionManager: Adapter/config/pm-settings.php is now generated automatically (so as to keep existing settings intact)
* PageTemplates: fixed bug where for pages in namespaces the namespace would show up double
* Emoticons: emoticons with : and ; now work with MW1.17
* RSSFeeder: now works with token authentication
* Authors: fixed profile images in MW 1.16.x +
* WantedArticle: removed page link in ajax response, as we don’t  have ExtJS messagebox on the clientside available
* PagesVisited: fixed “duplicate entries after page move”
* InsertFile: fixed error message after file upload
* SaferEdit: fixed JavaScript-error when moving a page

=== BlueSpice Skin ===
* Proper embedding of SkinTemplateToolboxEnd standard output into the TOOLBOX Widget
* Support for resource loader (conditional for MW1.17)
* Fixed “AllPages” link not being translated in MW 1.15.x
* Shortened wpSummary field
* Fixed SemanticForms ui-class overwrite (tabs in left navigation)
* Removed version specific “common” folder

== The Team ==
=== Programmers ===
* Markus Glaser
* Radovan Kubani
* Sebastian Ulbricht
* Marc Reymann
* Mathias Scheer
* Thomas Lorenz
* Tobias Weichert
* Robert Vogel
* Erwin Forster
* Karl Waldmannstetter
* Daniel Lynge
* Tobias Davids

=== Design & Testing ===
* Anja Ebersbach
* Richard Heigl
* Nathalie Köpff
* Michael Rödl
* Michael Scherm
* Dardan Diugan
* Christina Glaser
* Patric Wirth

== Standing on the shoulders of giants ==
We would like to thank all the people around MediaWiki. You’ve created a wonderful piece of software. Thanks a lot!