Elgg 1.9 is going to be released in September. It is going to have better notifications. However what can we expect? Will plugins written for elgg 1.8 still works in elgg 1.9? Will you get support? In this article I will cover all those questions.
Elgg 1.9 will experience few changes. All themes written for elgg 1.8, which do not extend or modify the default notifications system.
Plugins are also going to be fully compatible with elgg 1.9 Tidypics for elgg 1.8 will remain compatible with elgg 1.9
Upgrading process will not require deleting folders this time. Instead, upgrade will be very easy. You are going to be able to upgrade using softaculous. This new upgrade, as well future, will be available in our servers to you to apply.
When it comes out, we strongly recommend you to this new version. It will have more security enhances and as I mentioned before a better notifications system which will lower server load.
This concludes Elgg 1.9: What to expect?