Elgg 2.0.0 Release Candidate 2 released

Elgg 2.0.0-rc.2 is now available for download (thanks to Juho). This pre-release is meant for early testers and plugin developers. Please do not use it in production.

Plugin developers should note that there are some breaking changes in this release.


  • Steve Clay (10)
  • Ismayil Khayredinov (4)
  • Juho Jaakkola (4)


  • river: no longer needlessly render river responses (97df230f, closes #9046)

Bug Fixes

  • files: make sure method is callable on a concrete object instance (740d3108, closes #9010)
  • i18n: avoids using mbstring.internal_encoding in PHP >= 5.6 (c0ff79de, closes #9031)
  • likes: count is updated after liking/unliking (dae30cb7, closes #9100)
  • memcache: don't store a copy of $CONFIG in file objects (beb90891, closes #9081)
  • pages: removes deprecated notices regarding input/write_access (fdcab74b, closes #8327)
  • river: floated river selector no longer breaks layout (2745c914, closes #9091)

Breaking Changes

  • The report content icon is now a FontAwesome icon, however the GIF used in 1.x is still available. (96d258fa)
  • Plugins that override the input/autocomplete view will need to include the source URL in the data-source attribute of the input element, require the new elgg/autocomplete AMD module, and call its init method. The 1.x javascript library elgg.autocomplete is no longer used. (2a0cf9a5)

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