Nikola v7 finally out!

I am thrilled to an­nounce ver­sion 7 of Niko­la, a stat­ic site and blog gen­er­a­tor is out­, with a bazil­lion fea­tures and bug­fix­es (see be­low).

You can get it at all the usu­al places, and here’s the re­lease an­nounce­ment

Here’s the new fea­tures, the bug­fix­es list would make the post too long :-)

  • Added UN­SLUGI­FY_TI­TLES op­tion for mak­ing ti­tles fetched via the ­file­name reg­exp pret­ti­er (Is­sue #1282)
  • New de­pen­den­cies: nat­sort (nat­u­ral sort­ing in gal­leries) and da­teu­til (re­places pytz)
  • Niko­la.­com­mands are now the user-friend­ly wrap­pers from con­sole (Is­sue #1177)
  • Add a github_de­ploy com­mand to de­ploy to GitHub pages (Is­sue #1208)
  • Re­move tidy fil­ter (it was bro­ken due to tidy be­ing an­cien­t) (Is­sue #1164)
  • Added GEN­ER­ATE_RSS set­ting to al­low dis­abling RSS in Niko­la (Is­sue #1236)
  • Link list­ings raw sources if COPY­_­SOURCES is True (Is­sue #1214)
  • Much more pow­er­ful niko­la plug­in com­mand (Is­sue #1189)
  • More pow­er­ful con­sole mode al­lows ac­cess to all niko­la com­mands (Is­sue #830)
  • New `ROBOT­S_EX­CLU­SION­S` op­tion list­ing re­sources to ex­clude from sitemap and in­clude in new gen­er­at­ed /robot­s.txt (Is­sue #804)
  • Gen­er­ate sitemapin­dex con­tain­ing RSS and sitemap files (Is­sue #804)
  • Sup­port hooks in tem­plates, for use by plug­ins (Is­sue #896)
  • Use read­line if avail­able (Is­sue #1238)
  • Re­placed READ­_­MORE_LINK with IN­DEX_READ­_­MORE_LINK and RSS_READ­_­MORE_LINK (Is­sue #1222)
  • Added read­ing_­time, re­main­ing_read­ing_­time, para­graph_­coun­t, re­main­ing_­para­graph_­count tags for READ­_­MORE_LINK (Is­sue #1220)
  • Add canon­i­cal link in list­ings.
  • Added sup­port for new meta files that are the same for­mat as 1-­file meta­data, al­low­ing for greater flex­i­bil­i­ty (Is­sue #954)
  • Col­or­box is now in­ter­na­tion­al­ized (Is­sue #1205)
  • Added LO­GO_URL and SHOW_BLOG_TI­TLE=True set­tings to fa­cil­i­tate show­ing off lo­gos (Is­sue #1122)
  • Cre­ate au­to­mat­ic sto­ry in­dex pages for sub­fold­er­s, too (Is­sue #793)
  • New Slo­vak trans­la­tion by Tomáš Prékop
  • Cre­at­ed a Mark­downEx­ten­sion plug­in class (Is­sue #1175)
  • The base theme pro­duces prop­er­ly sec­tioned and se­man­tic HTM­L5 (Is­sues #1123, #1137)
  • The base theme comes with a new stylish look by de­fault (Is­sue #1137)
  • The base theme sup­ports Right-­to-Left by us­ing ::dir(rtl) CSS4 rules and <html dir=”rtl”> tags where valid (Is­sue #1146)
  • Boot­strap 2 up­dat­ed to 2.3.2 (via Is­sue #1137)
  • Added FORCE_ISO8601 set­ting that cur­rent­ly makes new_­post use ISO 8601 dates (via Is­sue #1156)
  • Added sup­port for TZ spec­i­fied in post date (Is­sue #1118)
  • Make niko­la init ask about the site’s set­tings (Is­sue #1080)
  • Use nat­u­ral sort­ing for files and fold­ers list in list­ings and gal­leries (Is­sue #1144)
  • Added in­vari­ance test­ing (Is­sue #672)
  • Plug­ins can in­ject tem­plates in the sys­tem (Is­sue #1139)
  • niko­la im­port_­word­press now has a --q­­tran­s­late op­tion, to parse post­s in the qtrans­late word­press plug­in for­mat and turn them in­to mul­ti­lin­gual Niko­la posts (Is­sue #1072)
  • niko­la con­sole al­lows for in­ter­preter choice via -b, -i, -p; more­over, ­sup­port for bpython is not dep­re­cat­ed any­more (Is­sue #1126)
  • re­tired tag for posts has been re­placed with pri­vate (via Is­sue #686)
  • Changed the de­fault TRANS­LA­TION­S_­PAT­TERN to “{­path}.{lang}.{ex­t}”. (Is­sues #990, #829)
  • Back­wards com­pat­i­bil­i­ty with v5 is bro­ken. Added back­ward­s-in­com­pat­i­ble changes. (Is­sue #829)
  • Added a CON­TENT_­FOOTER_­FOR­MATS con­fig op­tion. It is used to for­mat the CON­TENT_­FOOT­ER vari­able prop­er­ly, for com­pat­i­bil­i­ty with­ the Trans­lat­able Set­tings fea­ture. The vari­able takes a dic­t, the keys of which are lan­guages, and val­ues are (args, kwargs). (Is­sue #1112)
  • Cer­tain set­tings are now trans­lat­able. As of now, the set­tings are: BLOG_AU­THOR, BLOG_TI­TLE, BLOG_DE­SCRIP­TION, LI­CENSE, CON­TENT_­FOOTER, ­SO­CIAL_BUT­TON­S_­CODE, SEARCH_­FOR­M, BODY_END, EX­TRA_­HEAD­_­DATA, ­NAV­I­GA­TION_LINKS, READ­_­MORE_LINK (the up­-­to-­date list is avail­able in­ SITE.­TRANS­LAT­ABLE_SET­TINGS) (Is­sues #851, #1057, #1061, #1112)
  • New Post.au­thor() re­turns meta ‘au­thor’ or BLOG_AU­THOR (Is­sue #1117)
  • Ship base-jin­ja, boot­strap-jin­ja, boot­strap3-jin­ja with Niko­la (Is­sue #1104)
  • In­vert HIDE_­SOURCELINK and HIDE_UN­TRANS­LAT­ED_­POSTS in­to SHOW_­SOURCELINK and SHOW_UN­TRANS­LAT­ED_­POSTS (Is­sue #1076)
  • Re­move old mes­sages left over for back­wards com­pat­i­bil­i­ty: (Is­sues #829, #1105)
    • More posts about”, re­­placed by “More posts about %s”
    • Post­ed”, re­­placed by “Post­ed:”
    • Al­­so avail­able in­­”, re­­placed by “Al­­so avail­able in­­:”
  • Re­move old “s­l_SI”, “tr_TR” lo­cale alias­es (use “s­l” and “tr”) (Is­sue #829, #1105)
  • New op­tion RSS_­PLAIN to op­tion­al­ly strip HTML from RSS feeds (Is­sue #1107)
  • Sup­port con­tent key in com­pil­er­s’ cre­ate_­post (Is­sue #1098)
  • Use se­tup­tool­s’ ex­tras fea­ture. Use pip in­stall niko­la[ex­tras] to in­stall Niko­la with ex­tras (re­quire­­ments-ex­­tras.txt, for­mer­ly re­quire­­ments-­­ful­l.txt — note the name change!) (Is­sue #1089)

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