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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 changelog 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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