Official Releases

Akeeba Kickstart

version 5.1.0 Stable

Released on: Friday, 28 October 2016 07:03

Release Notes

Release highlights

Improved PHP 7.1 support. Now using OpenSSL instead of mcrypt whenever possible to handle encrypted (JPS) archives and other cryptographic needs.

Bug fixes. Known issues with the Import from URL have been addressed in this release.

PHP 5.3.04+ is required

Akeeba Kickstart requires PHP 5.3.04+, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 or 7.0. It won't run on hosts running PHP 5.3.03 (usually written as 5.3.3) or earlier, including PHP 5.2, 5.1, 5.0 and all 4.x versions.


Bug fixes

  • [HIGH] Servers with a lax interpretation of RFC 7233 could result in the downloaded file having double the size or the download failing outright when importing a backup archive from URL
  • [LOW] Importing from a URL with a query string would include the query string as part of the extension name

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