Yesterday, Mahara 15.04 is released which contains many new features, usability enhancements, and bug fixes, provided by Mahara contributors from around the globe.
Highlights in Mahara 15.04 include:
- “Copy” button directly on copyable pages
- Image picker for inserting your images into rich text areas (page descriptions, text blocks, journal entries, etc)
- Drag-and-drop page builder works on touchscreens
- Artefact feedback displayed directly on a page
- Compose messages to one or more recipients, directly from your Inbox
- “Tagged journal entries” block can now handle multiple tags
- Sort order preserved between visits, on “My pages” screen
- Change the sitewide logo through the site administration screen
- Automated functional testing (behind the scenes)
- New webservices module
Other notable new features include:
- CSV file uploads now automatically detect and support other delimiters besides commas
- Notifications about objectionable artefacts now include a direct link to the artefact
- Unread messages displayed first in the inbox.
- “Group pages” block can sort pages by last update
- Can receive notifications about responses to the comments you leave on other users’ pages
- New “Annotations” block to facilitate a more structured approach of working with a portfolio (initial development work for a larger piece).
- Gallery block now preserves original image proportions
…and many more. See the full list of new features and bug fixes here:
Download Mahara 15.04 version here: https://launchpad.net/mahara/15.04
Read the full news here: https://mahara.org/interaction/forum/topic.php?id=7171