A Recap of Platform News for the Week Ending December 9, 2016

This week’s roundup features two big updates and a couple of minor maintenance releases. phpFox v4.5 is here and it comes equipt with (finally) a WYSIWYG editor. The release of WordPress 4.7 features the all new default WordPress theme – Twenty Seventeen. BuddyPress and bbPress both see maintenance updates.

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WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”

Published on December 6, 2016

Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 help you get your site set up the way you want it.

Presenting Twenty Seventeen

A brand new default theme brings your site to life with immersive featured images and video headers. Twenty Seventeen focuses on business sites and features a customizable front page with multiple sections. Personalize it with widgets, navigation, social menus, a logo, custom colors, and more. Our default theme for 2017 works great in many languages, on any device, and for a wide range of users…Read More

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PHPfox

phpFox Neutron 4.5 Officially Released

Published on December 7, 2016

Since the release of phpFox 4.5 RC few weeks ago, we have been receiving so many positive and amazing feedbacks for this version. How fantastic it is! We do appreciate for your contribution and this encourages us to make phpFox better and better.

And now, we delightedly bring you very good news: phpFox Neutron 4.5 is officially released! You can start upgrading your phpFox site for now by following our instructions in articles below…Read More

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Stackideas

Some progress updates on Komento 3

Published on December 7, 2016

Phew, 2016 has been a roller coaster year for most of us! With the recent release of EasySocial 2.0 and many other apps, the team have also been working on Komento 3.0 and EasyBlog 5.1!

It has been almost 3 years now since the first release of Komento 1.0. It was available to download for free until we posted the announcement here. While some of you don’t agree with our move, we needed to take this step to move ahead.

Komento has always been an ideal extension for adding comments on your Joomla! site. In fact, it is one of the best commenting solutions for Joomla with a super awesome UI! We have taken another huge leap again with Komento 3.0. This time by refactoring the code base and also trimming down tons of fats from the extension. Read to learn more about what to expect for Komento 3.0…Read More

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BuddyPress

BuddyPress 2.7.3

Published on December 7, 2016

BuddyPress 2.7.3 is now available. This is a maintenance release and a recommended upgrade for all BuddyPress installations.

BP 2.7.3 fixes bugs in several components. For more information, see the 2.7.3 milestone on BuddyPress Trac.

Update to BuddyPress 2.7.3 today in your WordPress Dashboard, or by downloading from the wordpress.org plugin repository.

Questions or comments? Check out the 2.7.3 changelog, or stop by our support forums or Trac…Read More

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Drupal

What’s new on Drupal.org? – November 2016

Published on December 8, 2016

Read our Roadmap to understand how this work falls into priorities set by the Drupal Association with direction and collaboration from the Board and community.

The engineering team at the Drupal Association had much to be thankful for in November. With the support of the wonderful volunteers in our community and the contributions of our Supporting Partners we were able to deliver some great tools for the project. Let’s dive and see what’s new…Read More

SocialEngine PHP

Documentation Updates and Progress

Published on December 9, 2016

Happy December! We figured we would roll in December with an update regarding progress on our Documentation for SocialEngine Cloud and PHP. We’ve been working hard, adding new tutorials for SocialEngine Cloud as well as updating current documentation for SocialEngine PHP.

We’re happy to announce we’ve created 20 new articles for SocialEngine Cloud! As for SocialEngine PHP, articles are still in the process of being updated, but the count for completed tutorial updates is now at 31 for SocialEngine PHP! That’s a total of 51 documents created and updated within the past two months! Pretty awesome! Our goal is to update the entire document library and add more tutorials and resources for developers and customers alike…Read More

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bbPress

bbPress 2.5.12 – Requires WordPress 4.7

Published on December 9, 2016

Oh, bother! Out now is bbPress 2.5.12, which fixes a bug for WordPress 4.7 users who did the right thing and updated to bbPress 2.5.11. Some of you may have noticed your bbPress menu items disappear – this release fixes that stinger. ?

2.5.12 officially bumps the minimum WordPress version requirement to 4.7 for all releases going forward. If you are stuck on a previous version of WordPress, please continue to use 2.5.11.

This cut-off is in place because the improvements to user-roles in WordPress 4.7 are really that important, and all future bug-fix releases to 2.5 and major releases going forward will be taking advantage of them.

If you’ve updated to 4.7 and are one of the unlucky few to get stung by the missing-menu bug, please accept my sincere apologies along with an update to 2.5.12 to relieve the itching…Read More