Vikunja 0.17.0 is released

2021-05-11

I’m proud to announce Vikunja 0.17.0! It has been a while…

This release contains a whopping 251 new changes in the frontend and 164 in the api.

Getting the new version #

As usual, just grab a new release from the downloads page or pull the latest docker container.

Highlights #

Frontend #

The frontend was tweaked quite a lot for more consistency across all pages and a better “overall” look and feel to it. This also meant reordering some of the settings menu and the way some things were organized.

The all new shiny frontend

Notifications #

It is now possible to subscribe to a namespace, list or task. Once subscribed, you will receive emails about actions someone does on a task etc. These subscriptions bubble down so if you’re subscribed to a namespace you will automatically receive notifications for all tasks on lists in that namespace.

Notifications overview

Whenever you create a new link share you can now optionally set a name and a password for it. If a password is set users will be required to enter it, providing an additional layer of security for shares. If the link share has a name set, all actions done by that link share (like creating comments or new tasks) will show up with that name attached to it. This is very useful for use cases where you want to give other people access to lists and let them comment but don’t want to create an account for them.

Both can be used independently from each other.

Other notable changes #

Full change lists #

As usual, you can find the full changelists in the respective frontend and api repos.

And that’s all folks! Be sure to check out the community forum and let me know what you think.

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