The team has released version 2.2.8 today. This release includes an important security update for sites which use CiviCRM Profiles to collect and / or share contact data. We recommend that all sites install this upgrade as soon as possible. Details here:
2.2.8 also includes fixes for IE8 compatibility, some improvements in Views2 integration and approximately 30 other minor bug fixes. You can review a complete list of 2.2.8 changes on the issue tracker
. Note that the IE8 fix causes the browser to run in IE7 compatibility mode for all CiviCRM pages.
You can download CiviCRM 2.2.8 at our download page
. Select from the Newest Files
section at the top of the page. The filenames include the 2.2.8 label: civicrm-2.2.8…
. Be sure and download the correct version for your CMS (Drupal / Joomla! / Standalone).
New 2.2.8 Installations
If you are installing CiviCRM 2.2.8 from scratch, use the installation instructions linked below:
Upgrading to 2.2.8
The procedure for upgrading to 2.2.8 is the same for upgrading 2.1.x and prior 2.2.x versions. We have provided a browser-based upgrade script. Instructions for upgrading are here:
Reporting Issues and Bugs
We look forward to getting your feedback on the release in the coming days. If you have questions about installing, upgrading and / or using 2.2.x features - or you're seeing a problem and you're not sure if it's a bug - please post your issue to the applicable section of the Community Forum
. Include as many specifics as possible about the issue or question.
Bugs should be reported via our issue tracking system
. Please select 2.2.8 in the ‘Affects Version’ dropdown. You will need to register as a user – this ensures that we can follow-up with you on your bug reports if necessary. Please ensure that the bug you’ve found is not reported already by checking the open issues queue