Platform Roundup – Week Ending 11/25/2016 in Review


A Recap of Platform News for the Week Ending November 25, 2016

In this week’s roundup – SocialEngine unveils new plans for the future after pushing the reset button. phpFox 4.5 and WordPress 4.7 are almost ready for primetime. JoomSocial releases security patches for v4.2.6 and 4.3 beta 2.

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Our Relaunch Has Happened!

Published on November 21, 2016

As many of you know, we have been working on a giant transformation over here at SocialEngine. We have been working with third party developers customers alike to bring to you all a brand new e-commerce and certified 3rd-party developer platform that will be instrumental in the future growth of SocialEngine and the forthcoming marketplace.

“The new brand and platform represents a new era for SocialEngine,” states James Clark, co-president and CEO of SocialEngine. “We meticulously focused on creating a site promoting and evangelizing our third-party developers, upgrading our knowledge base, while setting the stage for a brand new e-commerce-enabled certified marketplace launch to follow…Read More

Website Progress Update

Published on November 23, 2016

Hello Everyone!

We recently rolled out our website relaunch and got some great feedback. We want to thank all of you that have contacted us with issues, feedback and concerns. As many have been asking about the Certified Marketplace and other issues, we wanted to update you all about the progress.

Certified Marketplace

Our team is working hard to approve developer applications and products in the store. We anticipate the Certified Marketplace to start filling up soon. Reviews were not brought in from old products as everything is being resubmitted. We feel this is the best way to start fresh on our Certified Developer…Read More

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JomSocial 4.2.6 and JomSocial 4.3 Beta 2 Security Releases

Published on November 21, 2016

The latest JomSocial release is an important security patch. The patch brings a fix for potential exploits allowing unrestricted access to data in the database. Due to the nature of the vulnerability and in order to protect customer sites, we will not disclose the issue, but we urge you to update the site as soon as possible.

For the full list of other changes, you may refer to the changelog page.

License Expired? Download Anyway!
We value our customers security more than anything so we’ve provided a full patch for everyone to download freely even if their license has expired…Read More

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phpFox Neutron 4.5 RC Released

Published on November 23, 2016

We are pleased to announce this RC (Release Candidate) release of our Neutron 4.5.

As we mentioned in our Beta release blog, there are a lot of improvements for Neutron 4.5. Besides many features available in Beta Release, there are many Applications available in this Release:

Right To Left Improvement
CKEditor app
Single device signin app
Shoutbox app
Please note that this is an RC release and not recommended for live, established sites. If you have a development site…Read More

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WordPress 4.7 Release Candidate

Published on November 24, 2016

The release candidate for WordPress 4.7 is now available.

RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.7 on Tuesday, December 6, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.7 yet, now is the time! To test WordPress 4.7, you can use the WordPress Beta Tester plugin or you can download the release candidate here (zip).

WordPress 4.7 is a jam-packed release, with a number of features focused on getting a theme set up for the first time. Highlights include a new default theme, video…Read More