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Release 7

On this page you can see which features have already been scheduled and implemented for ILIAS version 7 (formerly called 6.1).
  • List A shows all features that are implemented, approved by the customer and published in trunk.
  • List B contains all implemented features that are already approved by the customer.
  • List C contains all features that are already implemented and now waiting for approval by the customer.
  • List D shows all features that are currently in development and will be implemented soon.
  • In list E you find features that are already settled by contract. Implementation has not started yet.
  • List F includes features that are already funded but are not yet settled by contract. They make their way into ILIAS 7 only if development resources are available.
  • List G contains features which still need additional funding to be realised as desired. Every contribution is highly appreciated!
  • List H is a wish list with features that are scheduled for version 7 by the Jour Fixe but require funding to be realised. Without financial support they won't be implemented for the next release.
  • At the bottom you find a list of features with changed behaviour and a list of features that are planned to be abandoned with ILIAS 7.
  • Additionally, there is a page Suggested for ILIAS 7 that lists suggested features for ILIAS 7 that have not been discussed yet.
Please contact the ILIAS team if you can offer funding to implement or co-fund a specific feature!
Timeline for ILIAS 7:
  • Feature freeze at April 30, 2020 (deadline to suggest new features for this version)
  • All features implemented and test cases completed until October 30, 2020
  • Release 7.0 beta1 and release-7 branch planned for November 03, 2020
  • Beginn of testing phase scheduled for November 04, 2020
  • End of testing phase planned for January 31, 2021
  • First stable 7.0 release planned for March 11, 2021
  • Planned maintenance for version 7: until Summer 2023
Required Software
List of Features
A : The following features are implemented and become part of trunk in release 7:
B : The following features are implemented and approved by the customer. They will be committed to trunk soon.
C : The following features are implemented and waiting for approval by the customer:
D : The following features are currently in development:
E : The following features are already settled for release 7. Funding is available and an appropriate contract with a service provider has been concluded to implement the feature.
F : The following features are scheduled for release 7 and have a declared interest in funding by one or more customers. But they only will make it into the trunk if appropriate development resources are ensured, e.g. by contract with a service provider.
  1. Adaptation of the filter to the current Kitchen Sink Element
  2. Add New Item Group in ILIAS Page Editor
  3. Add to homescreen prompt
  4. Allow to create introductory text in Item Group
  5. Blog Improvements: Authors, Inputfield, Cleanup
  6. Bulk-Upload and -Download for Mediacasts
  7. Competences and competence profiles get tab «Assigned Objects»
  8. Completion Status for Competence Profiles
  9. Compressed View for Question Blocks
  10. Create objects from Upload Directory
  11. Create Portfolio from Template and for Global Roles
  12. Custom (User Defined) Booking Data
  13. Display Repository Root and Categories in Usage Intensity
  14. Editable page area for competence profiles
  15. Embed Metadata in Portfolios
  16. Extend Permissions of Competence Management
  17. fallback language in learning modules
  18. Filter in »My Portfolios«
  19. Hide profile selection if only one profile has been assigned
  20. Implement Kiosk-Mode for Test
  21. Improve Statistics
  22. Improvement of the presentation of competence profiles
  23. Include Chat-Settings in Workflow for Personal Profiles
  24. Integrate On-Screen Notifications into Notification Center
  25. Introduction of a show more-function for competence entries
  26. Local Competence Profiles for Courses and Groups
  27. Make « Add to Favourites » an AJAX Call
  28. Mediacast of Type Image Gallery
  29. Mediacast of Type Podcast
  30. Multi language support for Advanced Metadata
  31. Multiple Views for a Data Collection Form
  32. New Tab in Blog: »Keywords«
  33. Open Blog Submissions from «Submission and Grades»
  34. Open Wiki Submissions from «Submission and Grades»
  35. Output Formats of Submissions
  36. Permalink to competence tab
  37. Portfolio Template as Precondition Element
  38. Profile target level is determined by last competence entry
  39. Revision of Access to Timings Settings of Objects
  40. Separate Deactivate calendar option from Show calendar block option
  41. Separation of Self-Evaluation and other Types of Formation
  42. Setup - Add status Command
  43. Setup - Include Plugin Configuration
  44. Setup - Update Plugins via Setup
  45. Show Existing Item Groups in ILIAS Page Editor
  46. Storing Specific Values for Competence Levels
  47. Streamline exporting and copying behavior with respect to online/offline-status
  48. Target Ranges for Competence Profiles
  49. Tile View: Adjustable number of tiles in a row
  50. Time-limited sharing of  Portfolios
  51. Transfer of competences into a reporting panel
  52. Use New Filter for Didactic Templates Table
  53. Use New Filter for Plug-Ins Table
G : The following features are only partly funded and need additional financial support to be implemented as described:
H : The following features are scheduled for ILIAS 7 but still require funding! Without funding these features cannot be implemented for ILIAS 7 and have to be postponed to a later version. Any funding for one of these features is highly appreciated!
  1. »Set Online« & »Set Offline« for Manage Screen
  2. Abandon Adding Certificates in Personal Workspace
  3. Addition of missing icons for several main menu entries
  4. Alphabetical Sorting for Favorites and My Courses & Groups
  5. Assign skins to roles
  6. Assigning an object to a survey
  7. Copyright, Artist and License for Media in Page Editor
  8. Default Configuration of Member Gallery in Courses
  9. Default Configuration of Member Gallery in Groups
  10. Deleting Sub-Styles
  11. Didactic Templates with Custom Icons
  12. Display learning materials of the Profil Target Level and all levels below
  13. Edit target levels of competences in profiles
  14. Filters can be fixed and applied with default values
  15. Improve Content-Style-Editor
  16. Improve Manage-Tab in Mediacasts
  17. Improve Usability of  Export of and Access to Personal Data
  18. Include Plugins into composer autoloader
  19. Insert Certificates in Portfolios only from Certificates in Achievements
  20. Introduction of a Video Podcast-, Image Gallery- and Audio Podcast-type for mediacasts
  21. Multiple Actions for Ownerless Objects
  22. Page Editor » Auto Save
  23. Page Editor » Data Table Editing
  24. Page Editor » Drag & Drop
  25. Page Editor » Media Editing
  26. Page Editor » Multiple Actions to Page Elements
  27. Page Editor » Page Editing
  28. Page Editor » Section Editing
  29. Page Editor » Text Editing
  30. Password Storage: Support Argon2 Hashes
  31. Poll Improvements
  32. Required and Supported Software ILIAS 7
  33. Separate On-Screen Chat and Notication Center
  34. Setup - Move (some) Configuration from Administration to Setup
  35. Tab Overview of integrated Objects
  36. Usage Intensity of Help
  37. Using File Storage Service to store files
This section lists changes of existing objects and components due to bug fixes made for ILIAS 7:
Abandoned Features
The following features are abandoned with ILIAS 7 and have been removed from the ILIAS source code:

Last edited: 17. Sep 2020, 10:19, Kunkel, Matthias [mkunkel]

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