BookStack Blog

Beta Release v0.26.0

After a long development cycle BookStack v0.26 is finally here, bringing a refreshed design that includes new functionality while providing a much better mobile experience. Update instructions GitHub release page Before jumping into all the changes, there’s a few things to note before upgrading: Internet Explorer Support IE11 Support has now been dropped. We may support any critical issues for view-only scenarios otherwise please use a modern browser. »

Beta Security Releases v0.25.[3,4,5] & Our Security Process

Over the last week some security issues have been raised regarding file uploads. BookStack v0.25.3, v0.25.4 & v0.25.5 have been released to cover these issues, in addition to bringing some translation updates. Update instructions GitHub release pages: v0.25.3 v0.25.4 v0.25.5 Security Issues Found First of all, A massive thanks to @inc0x0 for raising these security issues and providing guidance. It was found that BookStack could possibly accept PHP files via the image upload endpoint which could then be called externally to perform malicious activity. »

Project Roadmap & Beta Release v0.25.2

We have another patch release for BookStack v0.25 to fix bugs, update translations & to add some new configuration options. We now also have a project roadmap to provide some visibility of where the BookStack is going. Update instructions GitHub release page Project Roadmap Visibility of BookStack’s direction was becoming increasingly requested as more people get involved with the project. To provide some insight into the development plan, a new section has been added to the project readme to outline a high-level roadmap for BookStack: »

Beta Release v0.25.1

Soon after the v0.25 release last weekend we have the v0.25.1 patch release to fix some bugs, add support for s3 compatible services and to prepare for the upcoming removal of the Google Plus API. Update instructions GitHub release page Google Sign-in Changes Google have announced the shut-down of Google+ API’s which is what BookStack was using for it’s Google authentication option. The API’s are due to be shut down on March the 7th, With API failures starting from January the 28th. »

Beta Release v0.25.0

2019 is here and to kick it off we have BookStack v0.25. This release does not contain any major new features but instead is focused on making improvements to existing systems within BookStack. Update instructions GitHub release page Please Note, During this release cycle it was found that page content includes could leak their content as preview text to users that don’t have permission to view the included content. »

Beta Release v0.24.0

Need a way to categorise your Books? Well BookStack v0.24 is the release for you bringing Bookshelves along with a host of other notable features such as revision removals, social authentication auto-registration and Arabic support. Please Note, Due to required re-working of some settings you may have to re-apply any homepage options you’ve previously set upon updating to v0.24. See the update instructions page linked below for further info. »

Beta Release v0.23.0

Quicker editing, better LDAP integration and Discord login are now here with BookStack v0.23 along with a good set of fixes and improvements. I must admit this release comes a little later than expected due to an unusually warm English summer making working conditions in my home office exhausting but luckily we’ve had a good number of code contributions to keep things moving. Update instructions GitHub release page Team Updates To start things off I’d like to welcome lommes as an official member of the BookStack team. »

Beta Release v0.22.0

BookStack v0.22 is here with a much requested homepage option in addition to changes to the drawing system and improvements. Let’s get into it: Update instructions GitHub release page Books Homepage Option Setting the ‘/books’ view as the homepage was the most-requested issue we had so @Abijeet went ahead and built this in as a new setting. Just like the ‘/books’ view a grid or list layout can be selected. »

Beta Release v0.21.0

A new version of BookStack is here. Version 0.21 improves upon a number of existing features in addition to bringing its own new capabilities to BookStack. If you are updating to this release from v0.20.0 or before it’s also worth reviewing the hefty update v0.20.1 which included a good number of fixes and improvements itself. Update instructions GitHub release page New Team Member Before we dive into the depths of the new features in this release I’d like to announce that BookStack team has grown a little bit. »

Beta Release v0.20.1

Today we release BookStack v0.20.1. Although this update does not include any major new features it bundles up some big behind-the-scenes changes along with a great deal of fixes and updates. Update instructions GitHub release page Image Improvements Previously you could upload GIF images but, due to resizing, they would not remain in their animated state once in the page. Abijeet has now fixed this so you can go ahead and litter your pages with animated cat GIFs. »