1. Support lifecycle

Branch Release Date Last Release Status EOM  EOS  Upgrade Path Notes
4.2 27.03.2005 R4.2 expired 12.09.2008
R4.3.x or R5.0 runs only with PHP 4
4.3 20.03.2011 R4.3.0 expired 22.04.2012
R5.0 PHP 4 / PHP 5.2 compatibility
5.0 14.03.2017 R5.0.4 expired 15.10.2019
R5.5 PHP 5.3 compatibility, Migration to new code base
5.1 17.06.2012 R5.1.0 expired 17.04.2014
R5.5 Removed old legacy code
5.4 12.07.2014 R5.4.3 expired 25.08.2017
R5.5 PHP 5.4 / PHP 5.5 compatibility
5.5 12.10.2019 R5.5.14 active
R6.0 PHP 7.0 / 7.4 compatibility
6.0 15.10.2019 R6.0.beta1 active
PHP 7.4 / 8.0 compatibility, Unicode support


  • Actively maintained
  • Minimally maintained
  • Unsupported


  • Under active development
  • Maintenance fixes only
  • No further development
  • Obsolete

EOM – End of Maintenance
EOS – End of Support

1.1. Phases of Support lifecycle

Type of support active passive expired Notes
Requests for features and design changes available not available no
Security updates available available no
Non-security fixes available not available / paid ticket no

2. Support options

WackoWiki users have two options available for support:

2.1. Community Support

WackoWiki is supported by an active community, on a volunteer basis. Repairs/enhancements are made (or accepted) by project contributors on a best-effort basis, with no guarantees of either resolution or timeliness.

2.2. Commercial support

Service-Level-Agreement (SLA)-based production support and value-added services for WackoWiki can be acquired directly from our Partners. Multiple companies providing services and products on top of the WackoWiki platform. Support contracts or new feature developments can be bought from service companies.