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<h1>What's New</h1>

<p>Welcome to Habari Version 0.9!</p>

<p>s latest release of Habari contains major improvements and feature changes. You should read the <a href="upgrading.html" title="Upgrading">Upgrading</a> page before you upgrade.</p>

<h3>Issues Addressed</h3>

<h4>Important Changes</h4>
<li>Removed support for PHP 5.2. Habari's minimum supported version is now 5.3.3.</li>
<li>Performance improvements though reducing database calls. <a href="http://github.com/habari/habari/issues/225">#225</a></li>
<li>As Viddler is no longer a free service, the Viddler Silo plugin is no longer included. It can now be found in its own repository in <a href="https://github.com/habari-extras/viddlersilo">habari-extras</a>. <a href="https://github.com/habari/habari/issues/369">#369</a></li>
<li>Admin Dashboard Modules are now Blocks, just like those used by themes. See the <a href="upgrading.html">upgrading</a> notes for consequences of this. <a href="https://github.com/habari/habari/issues/386">#386</a></li>

No known security issues were reported in this release cycle.

  <li>Fixed the issue that users were able to see menu links to edit content they didn't have permission to edit.  <a href="http://github.com/habari/habari/issues/283">#283</a></li>
  <li>Sudo for admin to masquerade as another user fixed. <a href="http://github.com/habari/habari/issues/358">#358</a></li>

<p>A complete list of all the bugs fixed is near impossible. Here are a selected few, and the rest can be found in <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commits/0.9">the commit logs</a>.</p>

  <li>Do not allow the undelete plugin to save posts created by a user being deleted. <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commit/39443b7df5fedd5da2fe758afb39a1b03d261f4d">39443b7</a> fixes <a href="http://github.com/habari/habari/issues/253">#253</a>.</li>
  <li>Fix bug when merging tags that could lead to losing tags. <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commit/e1684de49e72f8bc55f02a7bb3e24c87c9626029">e1684de49</a> <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commit/d7dcfec1d7978a01dd4bb551c50762c073ba626c">d7dcfec1d7</a>.</li>


  <li>Improved caching.</li>
  <li>Improved translations.</li>
  <li>Included a responsive theme, Wazi.</li>
  <li>Make javascript strings translatable. <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commit/134fc7a4">134fc7a4</a>.</li>
  <li>Better automated installation. Habari now can be easily deployed to the cloud. <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commit/8acb763f">8acb763f</a>, <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commit/d5207bb0">d5207bb0</a>, and <a href="http://github.com/habari/system/commit/e8c19f87">e8c19f87</a>.</li>
  <li>HTML5 comment form <a href="http://github.com/habari/habari/issues/273">#273</a>.</li>
  <li>An experimental Menus plugin is included.</li>
  <li>The version of jQuery packaged with Habari has been upgraded to the 1.8 series <a href="https://github.com/habari/habari/issues/343">#343</a>.</li>

<h2>Known Bugs</h2> 

<p>Many <a href="https://github.com/habari/system/commits/0.9">bug fixes and improvements</a> have been made since the last release, but as with any piece of software issues and enhancement requests remain. For full details see Habari's <a href="https://github.com/habari/habari/issues">change management system</a>.</p>


<p>These release notes were compiled by the Habari Community.</p>

<p>On behalf of the community, we give our warmest thanks to the developers and contributors who made this Habari release possible.</p>

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