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CKAN 2.1 released

August 13, 2013 in Feature, News, Releases

We are happy to announce that the new CKAN 2.1 version is available to
download and install.

This version adds exciting new features, including an interface for
bulk dataset updates (shown below), improved previews for text files, a new
redesigned dashboard and significant improvements to the
documentation. Have a look at the
for a full list of all
new features and fixes, and play around on our demo site
which has been also updated.

[IMG: bulk update]

The new version is available to install
as usual from packages or
source, depending on your needs.
If you want to upgrade from a previous release, have a look at the
upgrade documentation.

Patch releases

Apart from the new 2.1 version, there are new patch releases available
for previous CKAN versions that fix bugs and security issues. Users
are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the latest patch release for the
CKAN version they are using, as this is the only one that will be
supported (remember that patch releases don’t contain backwards
incompatible changes). See the
release policy
for more details.

For details on how to upgrade, see the following links depending on
your CKAN version and install method:

2.0.x → 2.0.2
Package upgrade
Source upgrade
1.8.x → 1.8.2
1.7.x → 1.7.4
Package upgrade
Source upgrade

If you find any problems, let us know on the mailing list or the IRC channel (#ckan on freenode).

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