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This is the release notes for XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering and XWiki Platform. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.

One of the main focus of XWiki 10.7 was bug fixing thus this release starts by reducing the bug count by 33, in important areas such as as Notifications, Skin or the core. This version also contains autocomplete of links when using the WYSIWYG editor, Macro content prefill when inserting a Macro from the WYSIWYG editor, and the beginning of replacing the old XWiki Confirmation boxes with Bootstrap modals with a focus on the comments action box to start with.

An important bug has been discovered since XWiki 10.7 has been released:

You should wait for the next version of XWiki that will be released soon!

This release contains a bug that can affect the scalability of the service. Until the proper fix, it is highly recommended to make sure that the "autowatch" feature of the notifications is turned off. Note that starting with XWiki 10.7 (10.7RC1 to be precise), "autowatch" is turned off by default.
 
You can do that by adding in the xwiki.properties file the following lines:

# Disable autowatch until the following issue is fixed:
# https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-15445
xwiki.plugin.watchlist.automaticwatch=none

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 10.6)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 10.7.

Bug Fixes

Since this release was about bug fixing, here's the full list of bugs fixed:

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Upgrades

The following runtime dependencies have been upgraded (they have a different release cycle than XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering and XWiki Platform):

Translations

The following translations have been updated: 

Tested Browsers & Databases

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Here is the list of browsers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 BrowserTests performed and results
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 68Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes + New and Noteworthy Features
Full tests on product/Smoke tests on extensions
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 61Smoke tests on product
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 17Full tests on product/Smoke tests on extensions
IE30.pngInternet Explorer 11Smoke tests on product
Safari30.pngSafari 11.1Not Tested

Here is the list of databases we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 DatabaseTests performed and results
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.4.1Not Tested
mysql.pngMySQL 5.7Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes + New and Noteworthy Features
Full tests on product/Smoke tests on extensions
oracle.pngOracle 11.2Not Tested
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 10Full tests on product/Smoke tests on extensions

Here is the list of Servlet Containers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 Servlet ContainerTests performed and results
tomcat-icon.pngTomcatNot Tested
jetty-icon.pngJetty (XWiki Standalone packaging)Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes + New and Noteworthy Features
Full tests on product/Smoke tests on extensions
jetty-icon.pngJettyNot Tested

Known issues

Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes

General Notes

When upgrading make sure you compare your xwiki.cfg, xwiki.properties and web.xml files with the newest version since some configuration parameters may have been modified or added. Note that you should add xwiki.store.migration=1 so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to the new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.

Issues specific to XWiki 10.7

API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since XWiki 10.6:

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Credits

The following people have contributed code and translations to this release (sorted alphabetically):

Adel Atallah
Alex Cotiugă
Andrei C
anonymous
Clément Aubin
CostiChD
Ecaterina Moraru (Valica)
Guillaume Delhumeau
Marius Dumitru Florea
oanalavinia
oana.lavinia
Thomas Mortagne
Valdis Vitolins
Vincent Massol
XWiki
吴国凯

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