Version 716.1 by Simon Urli on 2021/10/05

The XWiki development process uses JIRA for listing all tasks to be implemented and all bugs to be fixed.

You'll find there the dates and versions planned for issues to be fixed and hence the XWiki roadmaps. There's also a release calendar listing all known dates for future releases. Please understand that these dates are often tentative since XWiki's development is open source and lots of committers/contributors are working in their free time on XWiki.

If you're interested to help out check the contributing page.

We're releasing several top level projects together and as such we've decided to have the same Roadmap page for all of them. Thus this page contains the roadmap for the following projects: XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering and XWiki Platform.

General goals for all releases:

  • More tests
  • Better javadoc
  • More documentation on
  • Code cleanup/refactoring

Already implemented roadmaps can be found in the archives.

Note that all planned release dates are also entered in the Calendar on JIRA.

XWiki 13.x Cycle

Release dates for the 13.x Cycle:

  • 13.0: January 2021 accept
  • 13.1: February 2021 accept
  • 13.2: March 2021 accept
  • 13.3: April 2021 accept
  • 13.4: May 2021 accept
  • 13.5: June 2021 accept
  • 13.6: July 2021 accept
  • 13.7: August 2021 accept
  • 13.8: September 2021 accept
  • 13.9: October 2021 cancel
  • 13.10: November 2021 cancel
  • 13.10.1: December 2021 cancel
  • 13.10.2: December 2021 cancel

XWiki 13.9

  • FASTEN: Thomas
    • If fasten is released
      • Start using the FASTEN Maven plugin in the XWiki build (but currently blocked by a released of the fasten-core which is still only SNAPSHOT)
      • Start working on a FASTEN extension to analyze installed dependencies and report FASTEN risks
  • Progress converting LTs to LDs (best effort, once all other issues are done) - Manuel
  • LD Stabilization - Manuel
  • Security issues
    • XWIKI-18600 - Vincent
    • XWIKI-18850 - Manuel
    • XWIKI-16544 - Manuel
  • Realtime integration in XS - Marius
    • Merge the feature-netflux branch that includes the realtime Wiki editor
      • Refactor some of the wiki-page real-time services to REST services for improved performance
    • Cleanup and integrate the real-time WYSIWYG editor (rtWysiwyg)
  • (Contrib) Instance Replication work - Thomas
  • (Contrib) Change Request work - Simon
    • Integrate discussions in change request
    • Display a timeline of what happened in a change request
  • Add the ability to annotate content located inside the HTML rendering macro - Lavinia

    For XWIKI-12640: to be closed probably once the proposal is agreed to use a mixed approach where annotations are handled server side except for the HTML macro when it's handled client-side


  • All: BFD
  • All: Fix flickers
  • All: With the time left, fix some critical/major open bugs.


  • 13.9RC1: 18 of October (3 weeks)
  • 13.9Final: 25th of October (1 week)

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