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Community Edition version 6.4.9
What’s new in version 6?
(requires PHP 7.4.x or newer)
PHP 8.1 (or later) compatibility
New administration theme with a contemporary unified Design. Admin themes from previous versions will not work anymore. In Version 7 this unified design will also be applied to surveys. Technically, we updated from Bootstrap 3 to 5 and updated our templating engine from Twig 1 to Twig 3.
Added new functions to RemoteControl API to manage quotas, attachments and other settings
We did alot of minor and major user interface enhancements.
What’s new in version 5?
(supports PHP 7.2.5 to 8.0.x)
Upload & Install your own question themes inside the administration
Field-based data encryption – this can be activated for survey participants and responses on a field-by-field case to store sensitive personal data securely
Many new functions for ExpressionScript (formerly ExpressionManager)
Introduction of user roles. You can now to assign a pre-defined set of permissions to new/existing users.
PHP 8 support (minimum PHP version was raised to 7.2.5).
User interface enhancements
Global maintenance mode – put your surveys into maintenance mode if needed
Global user administration settings and admin creation email template now available
Plugins can now be given a priority
Ability to add static ExpressionScript functions by plugin
New plugin event to modify email text before sending
Ability to modify attachments in beforeTokenEmail plugin event
New event afterGenerateToken
New afterSurveyActivate & afterSurveyDeactivate plugin events
New event to send custom email if redirected after registration
Possible to install plugin via zip file upload
New access code/token plugin to specify the exact format of the access code
Email SMTP passwords are now saved encrypted in database
Password strength rules can be configured using a plugin
Send out password reset links instead of random password
Allow to upload and use custom fonts
New function to revert theme files to default
New twig function to get theme resource URL
ExpressionScript engine HTML can now be customized
Dropdown options can now be defined in theme configuration
Batch reset/uninstall survey themes
Configure if NoTables is active in the theme
Convert LS3 themes to new theme format automatically
New functions statCount & statCountIf to count statistics data
New function floatval() to convert a number/text to float value
New placeholder to use the SEED value
New placeholder to access the question help text
New function to get the question text of multiple choice and array questions via questioncode.question
Configure a custom logo for queXML export
New setting for date format and question code in queXML export
Enhanced output of graphs in PDF statistics export
User role permissions – assign a role instead of individual permissions
Allow administration user to update script with enabled XSS filter
Allow insertion of videos with enabled XSS filter
New “Select all” choice when editing survey permissions
Extend list_participants to allow advanced conditions
New getQuestionAttributes() function to get question attributes
PHP 8 support and minimum PHP version was raised to 7.2.5.
Ability to also select InnoDB (vs MyIsam) as database engine for MySQL during installation
Allow custom modules to extend LS core controllers and their views
New permission system for survey groups – assign individual permission for a certain group of surveys
Invitation/reminder sending rate can now be configured
Possibility to add cc, bcc to any email
Configurable prefix for subquestion and answer options in personal settings
New placeholder setting for text & numeric questions
Save question settings as default question type values to speed up creation of similar questions
Usage of textarea for subquestion ExpressionScript
Show group relevance (if any) in question view
Share resources (uploaded images/files) between surveys
Lock organizer in the sidebar
Show warning when activating a survey that is already expired
Soft mandatory prompt – this reminds a participant to fill out a question but may still proceed without doing so
Possible to install question theme with zip file upload
Ability to disable a question theme
Support end: End of June 2023
(supports PHP 5.5.9 to 7.4.x)
In our template library you can find example surveys, label sets and question templates in various languages. Whether it’s a list of world countries or special question types, you will find it there.
Using the upload feature you can contribute your files to the community.
Extensions are third-party plug-ins for LimeSurvey Community Edition to extend it’s functionality. Therefore we provide a directory of extensions.
If you have created your own extensions, don’t hesitate to submit it to our directory.