@mattab opened this Issue on February 21st 2016 Member

Checklist for a successful 2.16.1 release:

  • [x] Beta release cycle started with b1 release
  • [x] Forum support: regularly check all posts in Support & Bugs forum
  • [x] Forum General questions: look for bugs & regressions in General questions forum
  • [x] Backlog grooming: check 170+ issues without milestone if any one should be fixed in this release
  • [ ] Run Plugins compatibility checks for our plugins to check if any plugin is broken with the beta
  • [x] Update referrer spam list & search engine / social definitions

composer update piwik/referrer-spam-blacklist piwik/searchengine-and-social-list piwik/piwik-php-tracker

  • [x] Up to date submodules
  • [x] Check that the build is green
  • [x] Release Candidate release
  • [x] Prepare the changelog with the github changelog generator and set list of repositories to:


  • [ ] Do not publish publicly the changelog yet.

This also ensures security issues are not publicly visible until the stable release.

  • [x] Check all relevant changes are written in Developer Changelog
  • [x] Post sticky thread in forum about RC,
  • [x] inform RC release on social media
  • [x] Release candidate cycle (at least 1 week cycle)
  • [x] Fix all remaining 2.16.1 issues
  • [ ] All open source plugins builds are green on master with latest RC
  • [ ] Plugins that needed a version bump are now released on the marketplace.
  • [x] Synchronise translations from transifex
  • [x] Up to date submodules
  • [x] Add to changelog any new issues or FAQ added since first RC
  • [x] Add to changelog the security issues fixed, if any
  • [x] Change changelog published date to the release day
  • [x] Close milestone on Github
  • [x] Release 2.16.1 stable
  • [x] In Github release write
This release is meant for developers only and requires extra work to install it. 
 * Latest stable production release can be found at https://piwik.org/download/ ([learn more](https://piwik.org/docs/installation/))
 * Beta and Release Candidates releases can be found at https://builds.piwik.org/ ([learn more](http://piwik.org/faq/how-to-update/faq_159/))
  • [ ] Take screenshots of new features + draft a blog post showcasing what's new

(follows up 2.16.0 release)

@mattab commented on March 31st 2016 Member

@sgiehl maybe you could tag a new device-detector release and update our composer dependency to use this latest version?

@sgiehl commented on March 31st 2016 Member

new version of device detector is released and updated in piwik

@mattab commented on April 1st 2016 Member
@mattab commented on April 1st 2016 Member
@mattab commented on April 11th 2016 Member

Piwik 2.16.1 has been released! Kuddos to everyone who helped make it happen :-) http://piwik.org/changelog/piwik-2-16-1/

This Issue was closed on April 11th 2016
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