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Open Social 1.0 Has Been Released!

Hooray! Version 1.0 of Open Social has been released. After rigorous testing of eight different versions, we — continue reading
Posted by Bram ten Hove
June 29, 2017

Hooray! Version 1.0 of Open Social has been released. After rigorous testing of eight different versions, we are confident that Open Social is ready for the demanding production environment. This means that we have reached an important milestone!

You will find the following new features in this release:

  • Post documents in comments
  • Closed groups and invite-only groups
  • Post images
  • And more! Read the release notes here.

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We’ve come a long way


  • June: Release 1.0!
  • May: Fully automated sign-ups are taking place every day
  • April: We launched and invited 45.000 users from legacy UN platforms
  • April: Our visit to DrupalCon Baltimore marks the kickstart of our sales activities
  • April: SaaS launch which included fully automated payment and deployments
  • March: Candidate 1 release goes live!
  • February: We’re voted Drupal 8 module of the week
  • January: We become Signature Partner of the Drupal Association


  • November: Youth4Peace uses Open Social to empower youths
  • October: Official opening of our Amsterdam office
  • September: Launched our beta version at DrupalCon Dublin
  • August: Beta launch on
  • July: Pachamama Alliance, a volunteering organization from San Francisco signs up as our first Enterprise client. In the same month, Oscar Kneppers, founder of Rockstart, becomes one of our advisors, We also started negotiations with the UN, our second Enterprise client with more than 10.000 active users
  • June: First Open Social release at the Drupal Dev Days in Milan
  • May: We demo our early prototype at DrupalCon New Orleans
  • April: Launch of Open Social as a registered brand and the presentation of our logo
  • February: completed crowdfunding investment round

Where we’re going we don’t need roads

We are very excited to see the adoption of Open Social all around us. Two big semi-governmental organizations implemented it in The Netherlands alone. Many more projects are on their way around the globe.

We hit 989 active installs

Just last week we hit 989 active installs that are reporting back to This is only the beginning of our journey towards becoming the most widely adopted and engaging open source community project.

In the near future, you can expect the following features from us:

Let’s work together towards something amazing

Are you using Open Social for your project and looking to contribute? Take a look at the Open Social Documentation Guide on Are you an open-source agency that is interested in working together? Have a look at our Open Social partner program.

What other features would you like to see on Open Social? Let us know in the comments so we can add them to our roadmap. 

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