News
release
June 19, 2022
CollectiveAccess 1.7.15 released!
Versions 1.7.15 of Providence and Pawtucket have been released. Version 1.7.15 is a maintenance release with these bug fixes and minor improvements:

Providence
  • Fix for issue preventing correct display of relationship types for self-relationships (Eg. entity-entity relationships)
  • Fix broken page navigation in list item editor (GitHub issue #1346)
  • Allow apostrophes in email addresses for new users (GitHub issue #347)
  • Resolve issues with formatting of nested relationship types (GitHub #1193)
  • Minor fixes to DACS and Darwin Core profiles
  • Prevent potential XSS issue in error handler
  • Resolve Tilepic processing issues with images having EXIF orientation set that would result in illegible zoomable images.
  • Update vendor libraries to incorporate security fixes
  • Updated PDF output components for compatibility with new vendor libraries
  • Update logo graphics


Pawtucket
  • Fix for issue preventing correct display of relationship types for self-relationships (Eg. entity-entity relationships)
  • Allow apostrophes in email addresses for new users (GitHub issue #347)
  • Update vendor libraries to incorporate security fixes
  • Updated PDF output components for compatibility with new vendor libraries
  • Filter HTML tags from user profile and user comment form input to preclude potential XSS issue
  • Update logo graphics
Note that this version is not yet compatible with PHP version 8. Please use versions 7.3 or 7.4. Get it now on our download page.
release
January 23, 2022
CollectiveAccess 1.7.14 released!
Version 1.7.14 of Pawtucket has been released. Version 1.7.14 is a maintenance release with these bug fixes and minor improvements:

Pawtucket
  • Fix issue with CSRF checks
Note that this version is not yet compatible with PHP version 8. Please use versions 7.3 or 7.4. Get it now on our download page.
release
January 23, 2022
CollectiveAccess 1.7.14 released!
Version 1.7.14 of Providence has been released. Version 1.7.14 is a maintenance release with these bug fixes and minor improvements:

Providence
  • Add checks to prevent potential XSS and CSRF security vulnerabilities
  • Handle non-standard ports when generating URL for background search indexing
  • Update selected 3rd party libraries for bug fixes
  • Improve script path parsing to addresses issues for systems running PHP-FPM proxies where quick search expressions containing spaces (or other URL escaped characters) will throw an invalid controller error when "full results" is selected. This is due to a bug in PHP processing of content for $_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME'] in several PHP 7.x versions when running as PHP-FPM. See https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=74129.
  • Fix issue where CSRF token was not passed when creating sets from search and browse results
  • Improved cs_CZ translation
  • Add support for localized numeric metadata values
Note that this version is not yet compatible with PHP version 8. Please use versions 7.3 or 7.4. Get it now on our download page.
release
September 26, 2021
CollectiveAccess 1.7.13 released!
Version 1.7.13 of Providence and Pawtucket2 have been released. Version 1.7.13 is a maintenance release with these bug fixes and minor improvements:

Providence
  • Resolve issue where when importing multiple media onto a single record via the data importer, the last imported media is tagged as primary rather than the first.
  • Resolve issue where logging into accounts with numeric login names would fail
  • Correct various errors in database schema that would cause errors with recent versions of MariaDB
  • Bump version on selected vendor libraries due to advisories
  • Improve formatting of summary displays
Pawtucket
  • Resolve issue where logging into accounts with numeric login names would fail
  • Bump version on selected vendor libraries due to advisories
  • Note that this version is not yet compatible with PHP version 8. Please use versions 7.3 or 7.4. Get it now on our download page.
release
July 13, 2021
CollectiveAccess 1.7.12 released!
Version 1.7.12 of Providence and Pawtucket2 have been released. Version 1.7.12 is a maintenance release with these bug fixes and minor improvements:

Providence
  • Resolve ImageMagick-related color management issues
  • Updated template parser resolving issues related to improper handling of <case> tags, and incorrect display of relationship types
  • Add value checks to avoid warnings
  • Update selected vendor libraries
  • Add checks for writability of media upload directory
  • Improve path handling of TilePic (zooming image) server for certain system configurations
  • Improvements to Czech locale
  • Change handling of settings values to avoid memory management issues on some systems
  • Fix issue where settings on list items in editors would present incorrect values
Pawtucket
  • Updated template parser resolving issues related to improper handling of <case> tags, and incorrect display of relationship types
  • Add value checks to avoid warnings
  • Improve path handling of TilePic (zooming image) server for certain system configurations
  • Update configuration, replacing no-longer-available Wikimedia map tile server with OpenStreetMap server
  • Fix for issue preventing display of authority element values in some cases
  • Fix confusing navigation when creating a new lightbox while viewing details of an existing one
  • Update zooming image viewer for improved compatibility with latest versions of Firefox and Chrome
  • Update selected vendor libraries
Note that this version is not yet compatible with PHP version 8. Please use versions 7.3 or 7.4. Get it now on our download page.
release
February 25, 2021
CollectiveAccess 1.7.11 released!
Version 1.7.11 of Providence and Pawtucket2 have been released. Version 1.7.11 is a maintenance release with these bug fixes and minor improvements:
  • Fix for potential indexing issue which would result in incorrectly tokenized search terms and poor or broken search functionality.
  • Fix for incorrect HTML in entity label bundles.
  • Fix for issue where image media processed in the background by the task queue would not honor custom center points when cropped.
  • Removed extraneous fonts and trackers.
  • Updated base profile with minor fixes and improvements.
Get it now on our download page.
release
January 29, 2021
CollectiveAccess 1.7.10 released!
Version 1.7.10 of Providence and Pawtucket2 have been released. Version 1.7.10 is a maintenance release with bug fixes and support improved support for MySQL 8.0.
release
December 31, 2020
CollectiveAccess 1.7.9 released!
Version 1.7.9 of Providence and Pawtucket2 have been released. Version 1.7.9 is a maintenance release with bug fixes and support for MySQL 8.0 and PHP 7.3 and 7.4.
support
December 20, 2020
New Slack channel for developers
If you're a developer working with CollectiveAccess code join our new Slack channel. For those looking for end-user support please use the Gitter chat room at https://gitter.im/collectiveaccess/support.