A Recap of Platform News for the Week Ending July 28, 2017
Updates is the name of the game in this week’s roundup – PeepSo 1.8.3 is out. SocialEngine PHP v4.9.3 comes loaded with bug fixes. Joomla 3.7.4 is now available for download and StackIdeas have updates available for all of their plugins.
Published on July 24, 2017
PeepSo 1.8.3 has just been released. With it a bunch of new features and improvements to existing plugins. Of course, this release was preceded by the release of PeepSo – Advanced Ads Integration Plugin that allows you to monetize your community in a totally new and unseen way in the WordPress world. Go check it out if you haven’t already it’s simply awesome!
New in 1.8.3
User cover on PeepSo Profile Widget. It makes all the difference, shows the users their cover right on the widget. It’s more visually stimulating and gives your users an even more personal feel to Your Community. You can enable it by going to the backend of your site > Appearance > Widgets and edit the PeepSo Profile Widget’s settings.
PeepSo Profile Widget with Cover Image
Create a Poll
Change Vote On a Poll
Add Users to Groups
Group invitations was something introduced quite some time ago, but it wasn’t enough for some communities. We’ve been asked a lot about the possibility to simply add users to a group so with this release admins get the possibility to add users to groups and not just send them invitations. You can decide whether to allow users to be invited or added to groups.
Group deletion in the backend
A much asked for feature was added to this release. The ability to change your vote in a poll. Of course as an admin you can decide whether…
Published on July 25, 2017
Today we’ve made the following update, to reflect the upcoming addition of ReCaptcha as a supplement to—and eventual replacement for—Mollom anti-spam protection (which is approaching end-of-life).
Section: “Service Providers and Partners”
Published on July 25, 2017
This isn’t a progress update of EasySocial 2.1 yet but we have some quick maintenance update across all of our Joomla extensions. These releases has some minor features added and addresses mostly minor bug fixes, while some critical issues reported in EasySocial.
Updating to the latest version should be pretty easy and straightforward as there are two ways to update:
Head over to your dashboard to get hold of these updates and install it just like how you have initially installed the extension. Rest assured that your data will remain intact.
Or you could hit the Update button at the back-end of each extensions respectively and proceed with the upgrade process. Do take note that it is important to follow the steps through…
Published on July 26, 2017
Joomla! 3.7.4 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which includes two security vulnerability fixes and over 50 bug fixes and improvements. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately.
What’s in 3.7.4?
Joomla! 3.7.4 is released to address security issues as well as several bugs.
Security Issues Fixed
Core – Installer: Lack of Ownership Verification (affecting Joomla! 1.0.0 through Joomla! 3.7.3) More information »
Core – XSS Vulnerability (affecting Joomla! 1.5.0 through Joomla! 3.7.3) More information »
Visit the Security Centre for more information.
Fatal error for PHP 5.3 and a multilanguage site #16966
Multilingual com_tags getting wrong language cookie #17084
Post installation message: Wrong php detection #16964
com_contact address is no longer displayed #16971
Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.
Please see the documentation wiki for FAQs regarding the 3.7.4 release…