LimeSurvey roadmap

From LimeSurvey Manual


This page lists current Limesurvey releases, future development, and release goals. We will try to update this regularly with more details as they become available, but please help us (yes, we are talking about you!).

Goals cannot be fulfill by itself so if you want to give a helping hand or contribute new features yourself please get in touch!

Version status

Any version older than LimeSurvey 3.0 - Status: Archived

  • These versions will not receive new features or updates

Limesurvey 3.x - Status: Released (Feb 2018)

Major changes:

  • Using Twig as template engine.
  • Possible for templates (now called themes) to inherit options and files from each other.
  • Question templates (still work-in-progress).
  • New side-menu and enhanced admin interface.

Support time frame:

  • Community Edition: Long Term Support (LTS) available at least until December 2021
  • Cloud / SaaS / Professional: Long Term Support (LTS) available at least until December 2022

LimeSurvey 4.x


Limesurvey 5.0 - Release: April 2021

LimeSurvey 5.1 - Release August 2021

  • Add RPC function to delete a response using its ID (#1928) (arnaudbore)
  • Ability to export to SPSS .sav format (#1877) (Adam Zammit)
  • Multiple UX fixes

LimeSurvey 5.2 - Release Nov 2021

Done. No new major features, mostly GUI fixes.

LimeSurvey 5.3 - Release Jan 2022

Released. No big new features, mostly internal improvements, e.g. database updates split into multiple classes and more PSR-12 fixes.

LimeSurvey 5.4 - Release August 2022

  • New feature to deal with email notifications that failed to send out

LimeSurvey 5.5 - Release Oct 2022


Current release schedule

A patch (bug fix) release is released every Monday, for both master and LTS.

A minor release (new features without breaking BC) is released every 8 weeks, approximately.

A major release (new features that will break BC, e.g. dropping support for PHP versions or browsers) will be a major release if it breaks backwards compatibility in some way.

Please also see the manual about the release process.