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Today, we are pleased to release ElkArte 1.1.5. This release addresses few bugs identified after the release of ElkArte 1.1.4. As this is a maintenance release, the majority of the updates are focused on bug fixes and increased stability.

This release follows our semantic version (MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH), meaning that third-point (x.x.X) releases should contain backwards-compatible bug fixes and enhancements, so for the most part you will not find new features in this release. Major new features will be reserved for second point versions (x.X.x).

Refer to the release notes on the forum for a complete list of updates. (Release notes are not yet ready.)

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Jun 23, 2018 · 28 commits to master since this release

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Today, we are pleased to release ElkArte 1.1.4. This release addresses a minor security issue, the introduction of the acceptance of the agreement and privacy policy (related to the GDPR EU regulation) and several bugs identified after the release of ElkArte 1.1.3. As this is a maintenance release, the majority of the updates are focused on bug fixes and increased stability.

This is patch contains a security fix and we strongly encourage anyone running any previous version.

This release follows our semantic version (MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH), meaning that third-point (x.x.X) releases should contain backwards-compatible bug fixes and enhancements, so for the most part you will not find new features in this release. Major new features will be reserved for second point versions (x.X.x).

Refer to the release notes on the forum for a complete list of updates. (Release notes are not yet ready.)

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Mar 15, 2018 · 151 commits to master since this release

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Today, we are pleased to release ElkArte 1.1.3. This release addresses a security issue and few bugs identified after the release of ElkArte 1.1.2. As this is a maintenance release, the majority of the updates are focused on bug fixes and increased stability.

This is a critical security update and we strongly encourage anyone running any previous version.

This release follows our semantic version (MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH), meaning that third-point (x.x.X) releases should contain backwards-compatible bug fixes and enhancements, so for the most part you will not find new features in this release. Major new features will be reserved for second point versions (x.X.x).

Refer to the release notes on the forum for a complete list of updates. (Release notes are not yet ready.)

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Mar 4, 2018 · 163 commits to master since this release

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Today, we are pleased to release ElkArte 1.1.2. This release addresses a security issue and few bugs identified after the release of ElkArte 1.1.1. As this is a maintenance release, the majority of the updates are focused on bug fixes and increased stability.
This is a critical security update and we strongly encourage anyone running any previous version.

This release follows our semantic version (MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH), meaning that third-point (x.x.X) releases should contain backwards-compatible bug fixes and enhancements, so for the most part you will not find new features in this release. Major new features will be reserved for second point versions (x.X.x).

Refer to the release notes on the forum for a complete list of updates. (Release notes are not yet ready.)

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Dec 12, 2017 · 198 commits to master since this release

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Today, we are pleased to release ElkArte 1.1.1. This release addresses a security issue and few bugs identified after the release of ElkArte 1.1.0. As this is a maintenance release, the majority of the updates are focused on bug fixes and increased stability.
This is a critical security update and we strongly encourage anyone running any previous version.

This release follows our semantic version (MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH), meaning that third-point (x.x.X) releases should contain backwards-compatible bug fixes and enhancements, so for the most part you will not find new features in this release. Major new features will be reserved for second point versions (x.X.x).

Refer to the release notes on the forum for a complete list of updates.

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Oct 21, 2017 · 296 commits to master since this release

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After three years of (albeit inconsistent) work, the ElkArte Community is pleased to announce the release of the stable version of ElkArte 1.1, the first minor update to the ElkArte 1.x line of software.

Talking about a "minor" release sounds a bit diminished, since many things were changed, especially in the code, but still we decided not to increase the major version because anyway the changes are not too architecturally deep.

Some of the most exciting new features present in ElkArte 1.1:

  • Inline Attachments allow displaying of attachment thumbnails inline with the text of the post
  • "Permanent" drafts (i.e. Drafts saved by the user are not purged, while system auto-saved drafts are)
  • A better implementation of notifications with more granular control for both the end-users and the admins
  • Added 2FA, two factor authentication
  • Desktop notifications and number of unread notifications "live" in the favicon of the browser
  • Replacement of bitmap/jpeg/png and Font Awesome icons with modern SVG images where possible
  • New version of Editor with many improvements (including the undo/redo plugin)
  • Better separation of "structure" and "colors" in theme and variants to improve the theme flexibility
  • Consolidation of theme CSS classes and colors to simplify the customization
  • Many layout "tweaks" to improve user experience
  • Use of HTML structural elements in the page markup (header, section, article, aside, etc)
  • PM reporting now has it's own page (previously it was just a PM to the admin)
  • Ajax recent activity tabs in the view profile area
  • Built in attachment lightbox with prev/next arrow navigation
  • Like statistics page (most liked posts, members, etc)
  • Added mail-check function during registration to catch common email input errors and provide did you mean suggestions
  • Moving-range for calendar limit (instead of the old fixed range)
  • Separation of the php-cache from the theme-assets-cache
  • Update scripts to use JQuery3
  • Improved internal admin settings search
  • Email bounce detection when using post by email functions
  • several other improvements and fixes

On the coding-side:

  • Raised minimum version of PHP to 5.3.3
  • Support for php up to 7.2
  • Class autoloader added
  • Almost complete rewrite of the BB-code parser for improved speed
  • preparsecode function updated for improved speed
  • Much wider use of OOP compared to 1.0
  • Use of http request class to consolidate all interaction with POST/GET
  • New Session framework
  • New Settings form framework
  • A new way to "plug" into controllers with "modules"
  • New methods for the database abstraction (fetchQuery, fetchQueryCallback)
  • and counting.

But, as usual, the best way to know about ElkArte is to download the software and install it in order to discover all the features, and if you have any doubt feel free to join the forum at elkarte.net and ask!

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Aug 27, 2017 · 953 commits to development since this release

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The ElkArte Community is pleased to announce the second ElkArte 1.1 Release Candidate is now available. The release candidate is usually the last development step before release a stable version, made available to allow a final round of testing on what will be the first major version of ElkArte, though it's still considered a development version and as such is not recommended for production use.

In order to help us release ElkArte, anyone using the new version, is encouraged to report bugs, issues or errors at our GitHub Issue Tracker.

If you don't want to register at github to report bugs through the formal bug reporting system, you can create a new topic at ElkArte.net and let us know about the problem you encountered or the improvement you would like to see in ElkArte.

We look forward to receiving your feedback on this release candidate of ElkArte!

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Apr 22, 2017 · 1146 commits to development since this release

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The ElkArte Community is pleased to announce the first ElkArte 1.1 Release Candidate is now available. The release candidate is usually the last development step before release a stable version, made available to allow a final round of testing on what will be the first major version of ElkArte, though it's still considered a development version and as such is not recommended for production use.

In order to help us release ElkArte, anyone using the new version, is encouraged to report bugs, issues or errors at our GitHub Issue Tracker.

If you are not comfortable reporting bugs through the formal bug reporting system, you can simply report your issues to our user community at ElkArte.net.

We look forward to receiving your feedback on this release candidate of ElkArte!

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Apr 22, 2017 · 4124 commits to master since this release

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Today, we are pleased to release ElkArte 1.0.10. This is a security release and fixes some security issues that were found and reported in ElkArte. It also contains few other fixes for bugs identified since the release of 1.0.9. As this is a maintenance release, the majority of the updates are focused on bug fixes and increased stability. This is a critical security update and we strongly encourage anyone running any previous version.

This release follows our semantic version (MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH), meaning that third-point (x.x.X) releases should contain backwards-compatible bug fixes and enhancements, so for the most part you will not find new features in this release. Major new features will be reserved for second point versions (x.X.x).

Refer to the release notes on the forum for a complete list of updates.

Pre-release

@emanuele45 emanuele45 released this Dec 27, 2016 · 1474 commits to development since this release

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The ElkArte Community is pleased to announce that the fourth beta release of ElkArte 1.1 is now available. This beta release is made available to allow a broad user base to test and evaluate the first minor update of ElkArte but is not recommended for production use at this stage.

In order to help us release ElkArte, users of the beta release are encouraged to report any bugs, issues or errors at our GitHub Issue Tracker.

If you are nervous about reporting bugs through the formal bug reporting system, you can simply report your issues to our user community at ElkArte.net.

We look forward to receiving your feedback on this beta release of ElkArte!