Version 1.4
Maturity Stable
Release Date 2021-09-14 05:30
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Shika v1.4 Changelog:


169833 Generate QR code to validate the certificate
162044 Certificate expiry Implementation
161246 Download tracking in backend for associated files
174409 Archive users attempt from the back-end.


171643 Show Mobile number field in the paid course report
156575 date range filter for "enrolled on" column in the student course report
156442 allow filtering the attempt report with lesson format


173864 Frontend>> lesson without course id is working
173567 Added user fields in User Reports
173551 Certificate image need to reload to fetch new data if generated multiple times Actions
173333 Time Spent is not recording in Certificate
173290 Course TOC>> Continue button not working
172945 Manage Enrollement>>Due to date disappears after deleting the enrollment for the same user
172523 Mozilla - Auto enrol course option not working
172501 Layout with plain style for courses menu then we can't enrol to the course from pin view
172395 Front end >> Unable to view advanced filter icon on the courses page
172270 When users are enrolled from the backend and if the approval is ON then the enrollments go as pending
171525 Enrolled Online Courses (Ongoing Courses)-Should also show courses enrolled but not started. Right now only shows courses that one has made some progress on
171524 Enrolled Online Courses (Ongoing Courses)-Should also show one's pending Approval in the module as well as 'My Courses' display. The Call to action on the card should say "Pending Approval
170575 Getting 2 notifications when a user completes a course
170572 Certificate template > When trying to "Save as a Copy" on any existing certificate it throws an error for duplicate unique id
170536 After the order is cancelled it redirect to the blank page
170422 Need to change text during Generate Question pool. The word 'Marks' should be 'Marks per question
170389 Single course menu >> If any lesson is launched and while closing the lesson it redirects to the default menu and not to the single course menu.
170002 Course display module shows Enrol button disabled even if there are no pre-requisites set for the course.
169753 Content Tab on the course page: text underneath duplicates this and should be removed - the 'Course contents' appear twice.
168769 Backend >> lesson type HTML >> after uploading the HTML file not displaying a successful message
168705 frontend >> lesson where lesson type is pdf viewer>> unable to open the files in frontend
168704 Admin >> lesson type document >> lesson format >> New box view API
168591 When no attempts is passed and the user try to click at continue button, the system didn't show any message
167953 Frontend>Any user with an associated file download link access can be able to download the file without login

Shika v1.4 - Release Notes

Compatibility at the time of release:
  • Joomla  v3.9.0
  • PHP  v7.0.x, ​​v7.1.x​,​v7.3.x​
  • EasySocial v3.1.9
  • Jlike 3.0x

​​New Installation Instructions:

  • Download the latest version of the Shika component from the Techjoomla website.
  • Install the downloaded Shika component using the Joomla Extension installer
  • Once you have installed the latest version, browse to the Shika Dashboard and click on “Migrate Data”
  • Save Shika configuration before using media with questions.
  • Enable fileinfo php extension in your server, If you face any issue with media upload.
  • After Shika​ is updated​, you will need to add zip ​extension in the list of "Legal Extensions (File Types)" in Media component. To do this, go to Administrator >> Content >> Media>>Legal Extensions (File Types)​>>Add extension​

Upgrade Instructions:

Follow this If you are upgrading from any v1.3x of Shika 
  • Make sure you take a complete backup of your site using tools like 'Akeeba Backup' before installing or upgrading.​​
  • Download the latest version of the Shika from the Techjoomla website 
  • Install the downloaded Shika using the Joomla Extension installer
  • The size of the package is about 20MB. Make sure the upload_max_filesize and post_max_size variables in php.ini file are set to the greater value than the package size.
  • After updating Shika, you will need to add zip files in the list of "Legal Extensions (File Types)" in Media component. To do this, go to Administrator >> Content >> Media>> Add desired extension and save