Release Notes for XWiki 16.3.1

Last modified by Ilie Andriuta on 2024/05/14

This is the release notes for XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering and XWiki Platform. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.

This release fixes a few regressions found after XWiki 16.3.0 was released.

New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 16.3.0)

Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 16.3.1.


The following translations have been updated:

Tested Browsers & Databases

Here is the list of browsers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 BrowserTested on:
Firefox30.pngMozilla Firefox 125Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
Chrome30.pngGoogle Chrome 124Tests run and results
Edge30.pngMicrosoft Edge 124Not Tested
Safari30.pngSafari 17Not Tested

Here is the list of databases we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 DatabaseTested on:
hypersql.pngHyperSQL 2.7.2Not Tested
mariadb.pngMariaDB 11.3Tests run and results
mysql.pngMySQL 8.4Not Tested
postgresql.pngPostgreSQL 16Jira Tickets Marked as Fixed in the Release Notes
oracle.pngOracle 19cNot Tested

Here is the list of Servlet Containers we support and how they have been tested for this release:

 Servlet ContainerTested on:
tomcat-icon.pngTomcat 9.0.89
jetty-icon.pngJetty 10.0.20 (XWiki Standalone packaging)Not Tested
jetty-icon.pngJetty 10.0.20Not Tested

Security Issues

Security issues are not listed in issue lists or dashboards to avoid disclosing ways to use them, but they will appear automatically in them once they're disclosed. See the XWiki Security Policy for more details.

Known issues

Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes

General Notes

  • When upgrading make sure you compare and merge the following XWiki configuration files since some parameters may have been modified, removed or added:
    • xwiki.cfg
    • web.xml
    • hibernate.cfg.xml
  • Add in xwiki.cfg so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to any new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.

API Breakages

The following APIs were modified since XWiki 16.3.0:

No breakage!


The following people have contributed code and translations to this release (sorted alphabetically):

  • Manuel Leduc
  • Mariana Batista
  • Marius Dumitru Florea
  • Michael Hamann
  • Thomas Mortagne

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