XWiki Enterprise 3.0 Milestone 1

Version 3.1 by Marius Dumitru Florea on 2011/01/21

First milestone of the XWiki Enterprise 3.0 version (Roadmap).

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki Enterprise 2.7)

ColorTheme improvements

"Add" menu entry can now be customizable from the ColorTheme wizard and has it's own variable.


Also, info, success, warning and error message colors can now be changed through ColorThemes variables.

General UI improvements

Several XWiki forms have been modified in order to be consistent with our Vertical Layout Usage Form Standard


  • Standardized vertical forms layout, which is now used in several places
  • Standardized vertical navigation menu layout, which will be used in M2 in administration, user profiles, and in the wiki index
  • Colibri is now the default base skin instead of Albatross
  • Better aspect for form live-validation messages
  • Ability to have different panels in wiki and WYSIWYG edit modes (XWIKI-5859)

WYSIWYG content editor improvements

  • Better support for Opera, Chrome and Safari
  • Fixed several usability bugs

PDF export improvements

  • XWIKI-5782: PDF export ordered lists are not numbered in the same way as the wiki lists
  • XWIKI-5799: Underlined text has some additional white space before it when export to PDF
  • XWIKI-5844: PDF export sometimes broken when copy/pasting content from MS Office


  • Lucene search improvements
  • Enable preview office feature for all formats supporting by OpenOffice (especially docx, xlsx, pdf, pptx, odf, ods, odp)
  • Activity stream performance improvements and bug fixes
  • XAR import improvements (XWIKI-5845, XWIKI-5846)
  • Several macros transformed into Gadgets

For developers

  • XWIKI-2496: Specialized AppServerTrusted authenticator handling Kerberos principals
  • XWIKI-5758: Remove logging to the xwiki.log file in the log4j default configuration
  • XWIKI-5868: Add API for manipulating skin extensions as components
  • XWIKI-5810: Allow skin customization based on the current space name
  • XWIKI-5815: Add a Context macro
  • XWIKI-5900: Generic macro for displaying vertical navigation menus
  • XWIKI-5874: Add API to display document's titles in plain text without any markup
  • XWIKI-5819: Now the limit for nested macro calls is 100 instead of the default 20 (affects the limit of chained comment replies)
  • Various upgrades: Velocity 1.7, Prototype.js 1.7, Jython 2.5.2rc2, Groovy 1.7.6, GWT 2.1.1, JRuby 1.5.6


  • The following translations have been updated: de, fr, lv, ru, sv

Known issues

Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes

General Notes

API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since XWiki Enterprise 2.7:

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