Mahara 1.8.1

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1 Aaron Wells, 3 Robert Lyon, 2 Son Nguyen
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Mahara 1.8.1 Release Notes

This is a stable release of Mahara 1.8. Stable releases are fit for
general use. If you find a bug, please report it to the tracker:

This release includes an upgrade path from 1.1.0. If you wish to
upgrade, we encourage you to make a copy of your website and test the
upgrade on it first, to minimise the effect of any potential
unforeseen problems.


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Changes from 1.8.0:

 * Bug 1247715: MySQLi driver errors out with non-default port number
 * Bug 1246024: Error message fading too fast to read
 * Bug 1053708: Problems when changing the page size in the paginator
 * Bug 1058416: Properly setting the clean URL for copied pages
 * Bug 1255361: Error when a site admin tries to attach a file to an institution page
 * Bug 1250239: Errors while changing settings for "No Institution"
 * Bug 996337: Forum post delay not properly displayed
 * Bug 974855: Missing help file for "generate sitemap" option
 * Bug 1248307: When device detection is on, show radio button
 * Bug 1254394: User auth method can't be changed
 * Bug 1255378: Fill in missing "find_key-name()" method implementation
 * Bug 1081947: Removing usage of CAST() for MySQL optimization
 * Bug 1174623: Sites upgraded from 1.0 missing some keys and indexes
 * Bug 1067550: On bulk user edit page, don't show "change auth" if there's only 1 auth
 * Bug 1075760: Empty objectionable material reports not included in digest emails
 * Bug 1196213: On "my tags" page, tags not linked for most users
 * Bug 1237177: Elasticsearch: not including group content
 * Bug 1245638: Elasticsearch: Textboxes should be indexed as text rather than media
 * Bug 1247729: Elasticsearch: Set 2nd column to sort by score/relevance
 * Bug 1252497: Skins: creation date overwritten on edit
 * Bug 1249123: Skins: Allow to specify where "No Institution" should allow skins
 * Bug 1239271: Skins: description not displayed

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Bug report Importance Assignee Status
1058416 #1058416 Copying page in a collection only gives "untitled" title for clean URLs 3 High Son Nguyen  10 Fix Released
1081947 #1081947 Use of CAST() causes extreme slowdown in large MySQL sites 3 High   10 Fix Released
1239271 #1239271 Skin description is not displayed 3 High Robert Lyon  10 Fix Released
1247715 #1247715 Upgrade to 1.8.0 fails - can't connect to mysql 3 High   10 Fix Released
1248307 #1248307 Content chooser panel doesn't work on tablet 3 High Son Nguyen  10 Fix Released
1249123 #1249123 Users who are in "No Institution" can't use skins 3 High   10 Fix Released
1252497 #1252497 editing a skin deletes the creation time from db 3 High   10 Fix Released
1254394 #1254394 Can't change auth method on /admin/users/edit.php 3 High   10 Fix Released
974855 #974855 "Generate sitemap" option has empty help file 4 Medium Aaron Wells  10 Fix Released
1053708 #1053708 A full list of Pages don't show up 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
1237177 #1237177 Elastic Search does not find media in a group 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
1245638 #1245638 elasticsearch 'textbox' results should be under text rather than media 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
1255361 #1255361 Error adding files to Institution pages 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
1255378 #1255378 Fill in the missing "key_exists()" method in ddl.php 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
996337 #996337 Forum post delay setting only sticks after you clicked "Save" 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1067550 #1067550 /admin/users/bulk.php shows submit button for changing auth method even if only 1 auth method 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1075760 #1075760 reporting objectional material with no message doesn't get sent to admin with digest emails 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1196213 #1196213 Linking of tags in tag search 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1220943 #1220943 Warning when creating a new auth instance in 1.8dev 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1246024 #1246024 error message disappears too fast 5 Low Robert Lyon  10 Fix Released
1247729 #1247729 Elastic Search: Set the second column to sort by to score 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1250239 #1250239 Saving 'no institution' institution gives errors 5 Low Robert Lyon  10 Fix Released
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