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20th April 2015 at 12:45pm

Here are the details of recent releases of TiddlyWiki5. See TiddlyWiki5 Versioning for details of how releases are named. Note that archived versions of release source files are available at

If you are using node.js, you can also install prior versions like this:

npm install -g tiddlywiki@5.1.13

(BetaReleases and AlphaReleases are listed separately).

Release 5.1.17

Released 12th May 2018 at 11:43

See GitHub for detailed change history of this release


After encountering significant problems we've reluctantly decided to remove support for multiple sub-operators with the is Operator that was added in v5.1.16.

Usability Improvements

  • Improved appearance of TiddlyWiki's "red screen of embarrassment"

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed problem with extraneous space in new journal titles
  • Fixed problem with repeated use of "new journal" with text set
  • Fixed (and here) problem with Etag handling
  • Fixed problem with is Operator introduced in 5.1.16
  • Restored default of the preview pane being hidden
  • Fixed incorrect plugin library location
  • Fixed animation timing problem with reveal widget that sometimes caused the sidebar not to show when requested
  • Fixed problem with saving with non-Dat URI schemes
  • Fixed deletion of $:/status/UserName when logged out

Node.js Improvements

  • Stopped clearing $:/status/UserName when logged out
  • Fixed bug with attempting to lazy load tiddlers that do not qualify for syncing
  • Added support for /*\ style metadata comments at the top of *.CSS files


@Jermolene would like to thank the contributors to this release who have generously given their time to help improve TiddlyWiki: