Version 1.3.6
Maturity Stable
Release Date 2019-03-01 05:30
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Feature Added (1):

  • #34866 Ability to Associate various types of Media with a Question as well as Question Options.

Bug Fixes (8):          

  • #141229 Front Panel > Vimeo Lesson > tracking not working properly

  • #140991 Admin unable to edit the assessment after we have submitted

  • #140834 Question can be delete from quiz view even if the user has been attempted

  • #140724 Admin panel > Quiz/Exercise > Unable to edit Quiz/Exercise if the single section is unpublished

  • #140670 Admin panel > Notices appears when user edit the quiz view

  • #140661 On the Edit Assessment view the notice display

  • #140658 Notice occur on Associate files view

  • #138523 Security fix


In Shika 1.3.6  we have introduced new features and fixed some bugs.

 Upgrade Path

  1. If you are on 1.2x do upgrade to 1.2.10 then only Upgrade to 1.3 or 1.3.6

    Shika older version >> Upgrade/Install to 1.2.10 >> Then Upgrade/Install to 1.3.6                                                                                
  2.  If you are on beta 1.3 then upgrade does not work, as there are some database tables introduced in 1.3 stable.

  3.  If New Site directly install Shika 1.3.6

Backward Compatibility breaks in this release:

  1. HTML Overrides will break: A lot of the HTML in this release has been optimized and rewritten introducing structural changes and new elements on most of the pages. Any overrides you have done should be reviewed and redone for the extension to work correctly and to get the full benefit of new features. To see the new UI you need to remove your overrides.

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¬†‚ÄúMigrate Data‚ÄĚ
  • Save Shika configuration before using media with questions.
  • Enable¬†fileinfo php extension in your server, If you face any issue with media upload.

Upgrade Instructions

  1. First of all, Take a backup of your entire site using an extension like Akeeba and try this version on your staging site first

  2. Download the latest package of Shika from the Techjoomla website.

  3. You can use the ‚ÄėInstall from URL‚Äô or ‚ÄėUpload and install‚Äô interface to complete the installation

  4. The size of the package is about 18MB. Make sure the upload_max_filesize and post_max_size variables in php.ini file is set to the greater value than package size.