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Creating better DKAN documentation, as a community

With the release of DKAN 1.13, the core DKAN team is shifting to a new focus on our fantastic community of adopters and contributors (as well as, of course, supporting a ton of great new features). While the community has always been a big part of DKAN’s development, the reality...

DKAN v1.13 Officially Released

We’re excited to announce the official release of DKAN v1.13, one of our largest and most impactful point releases ever. Major improvements include: Data Harvesting: there is now a Harvester with a full UI, to support setting up automated data harvests without any coding required. API improvements: there is now...

Welcome to the new DKAN Community Portal

Today, contemporaneous with the launch of DKAN v1.13, and shortly after with the launch of the new Granicus (following the recent merger between GovDelivery Inc. and the legacy Granicus Inc.), the DKAN team is proud to announce the launch of GetDKAN.com, a new community portal to better support the burgeoning...

New Feature Alert: DKAN Workflow

Read our full release notes on our public GitHub repo and learn about other new features in the latest release, including DKAN Topics and DKAN Datastore enhancements. In the latest version of DKAN, we’ve added a feature called Workflow. Workflow makes it possible to moderate content with a large team...

DKAN Topics feature focus data and reflect citizen interests

Read our full release notes on our public GitHub repo and learn about other new features in the latest release, including DKAN Workflow and DKAN Datastore enhancements. In the latest version of DKAN, we’ve added a feature called Topics. We think they’ll help broaden the reach of open data efforts...

DKAN Datastore Enhancement: bigger files, painless import

Read our full release notes on our public GitHub repo and learn about other new features in the latest release, including DKAN Workflow and DKAN Topics. Government organizations are (perhaps surprisingly) major sources of big data. Departments track and collect movement and activity of hundreds of thousands of people. That...

DKAN roles and permissions just got easier in the latest release

Your website is a great resource for your stakeholders to see the hard work of your organization as well as access important, relevant information. Site visitors should be able to easily navigate the site to find what they are looking for as well as learn about your efforts. The balance...

Now you can preview data with external tools on DKAN

With the release of DKAN 7.x-1.10 we’re shipping a new feature called “External Previews“. This feature allows users to preview a wider range of data formats with specialized external tools, integrated seamlessly with DKAN. You may have seen this feature on Data.gov before, and now you can get it for...

DKAN 1.9 Features “Drag and Drop” Data Dashboards

NuCivic is proud to announce the release of DKAN version 1.9. Developers can grab the latest code on Github. Open Data enthusiasts can spin up a version for themselves for free at our hosting partners Acquia and Pantheon. Drag and Drop Layouts DKAN now supports “drag-and-drop” layout for all pages...