Release Notes for XWiki 8.2-rc-1

Version 23.1 by Alex Cotiugă on 2016/07/04
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This is the release notes for XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering, XWiki Platform and XWiki Enterprise. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.

This release brings the addition of a tour on the home page which describe the XWiki user interface to newcomers.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 8.1)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 8.2.

Tour for Homepage

A tour has been created to present the existing UI elements from the home page. Every user will be guided through this tour in order to become familiar with XWiki.



  • Removed Main.Welcome page from the Dashboard since we now have a new Homepage that contains the welcome messages;
  • In the TemplateProviderClass, 2 new properties have been added: description and icon.

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