2.15.0 RC release: your feedback is important!

(Matthieu Aubry) #1

Dear community,

We are excited to announce the availability of Piwik 2.15.0 Release Candidate release.

177+ issues were closed for 2.15.0 see the full list at: Piwik 2.15.0 - Analytics Platform - Matomo

How to update to latest beta?

You can tell Piwik to use the latest beta from within the user interface. See this FAQ: I would like to test early beta and RC releases, how do I enable automatic updates to use these development versions? - Analytics Platform - Matomo

Alternatively, download Piwik manually at this URL: http://builds.piwik.org/

How to report feedback?

Please post any bug or question or suggestion in this forum post, or create an issue on the issue tracker at: Issues · matomo-org/piwik · GitHub.

we hope you enjoy this new release, thanks for your help testing!


Here is my feedback:

(1) I received the latest “New Releases” email which claims this is a “Security release” “This release is rated critical” and explains that XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities were fixed, amongst other things.

but then

(2) In Piwik I go to the Administration page and it says “You are currently using Piwik 2.14.3” and so I click Check for Updates and it reports “You are using the latest version of Piwik!”

I understand that I can change my settings to always get the latest beta release, that may contain bugs. However, surely I should not have to change to beta releases to get a “Security release” that is “rated critical”! If you send out an email with a security alert then don’t force to user to switch to beta releases to get the fix! Anyway just my opinion, you asked for feedback :slight_smile:

(Matthieu Aubry) #3

Hi Leo, that’s a good point. We could have ommitted this information in the changelog until the release date. Although if you care about the security fix (and it’s a good thing to care!) then please consider upgrading to the 2.15.0-RC which works really well according to our tests.



My installation say it’s version 2.15.0-b13, but it doesn’t want to upgrade. It say it’s the latest.

I upgraded to this beta some weeks ago and then since i have a bug with a button on the widgets and wasn’t able to reproduce on the demo site, i decided to return to stable release. So what i do now, i go to the settings, select beta release channel, then a box appear a to right to check for a new version. I do it and it say it’s already latest. But then, if i go to dashboard a second and return to the settings page, the selected channel is back at stable release.

Seems weird. Maybe there’s nothing wrong, but it’s still a trange behavior.

(Matthieu Aubry) #5

Hello tulip

would you mind re-installing the latest RC from: http://builds.piwik.org/

If you still have any problem as you describe above, feel free to let us know here or create a bug report on our tracker: Issues · matomo-org/piwik · GitHub


New installation on PHP 5.5
No visitors are registred. Database empty. Debugging with Firebug gives: (website replaced with example.com)

400 Bad Request

Is it a bug or just me?


I’d like to express my dissatisfaction with the menu bar being on the left side, which now takes up almost 2 inches of space, making the data tables more difficult to read. Perhaps you will consider an setting so it can be changed back to along the top?

(Matthieu Aubry) #8

see Use the "Left Menu" as default menu for all Piwik users · Issue #7169 · matomo-org/piwik · GitHub