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Minor bug fixes:

  • Prevent input fields being used in HTML posts.
  • Fix various PHP notices/errors on PHP 7.4 and 8.0.
  • Fix missing avatar with Wordpress integration.
  • Use 404 instead of fatal error/stack trace for features unavailable with external user integration.
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Miscellaneous bug fixes:

  • Prevent parsing links in code blocks.
  • Fix SnowFlat comment vote buttons.
  • Improve compact number display.
  • Improve delete cache performance.
  • Prevent use of <style> tag (PR #740 from @alacn1).
  • Remove database entries where deleted user was favorited (PR #754 from @jairlopez).
  • Fix database overflow issue with many repeated words (PR #758 from @pupi1985).
  • Fix mismatch between Q2A and PHPMailer email validation (PR #773 from @pupi1985).
  • Fix some PHP notices on PHP 7.4.
  • Add 404 response for empty tag page.
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Security improvement and some bug fixes:

  • Security fix: prevent use of <embed> and <object> tags (PR #807 by @gturri).
  • Treat blob ids as strings due to size limitations (PR #735 by @pupi1985).
  • Fix negative upvoteCount wrongly displayed (PR #738 by @pupi1985).
  • Fix file input field causing problems on SnowFlat theme.
  • Avoid magic quotes deprecation notice on PHP 7.4.
  • Prevent duplicated vote events (PR #751 by @pupi1985).
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Minor bugs fixes:

  • Fix voting on follow-on question 'comments'.
  • Fix selection of answers trying to close questions.
  • Fix titles wrapping in SnowFlat theme.
  • Fix cache trim function.
  • Clear cache when posts are hidden.
  • Fix minimum tags error when using only categories.
  • Fix MySQL reserved keyword clash.
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Several bug fixes:

  • Fix closed questions by selected answer not displayed as closed
  • Fix tag background color in Classic theme
  • Fix 'no permissions' message in WYSIWYG editor upload
  • Fix errors in structured data
  • Add ^site_url parameter to email notifications
  • Fix event logger issue with Unicode characters
  • Fix searching/indexing in Thai language
  • Add confirmation for email unsubscribe
  • Fix plugin version comparison (when plugin version is later than official release)
  • Fix Q2A version comparison (for pre-release versions e.g. 1.8.0-beta vs 1.8.0)
  • Fix Ubuntu font in SnowFlat theme on Windows
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Issues fixed since beta2:

  • Fix missing function qa_get_gravatar_url when using Wordpress integration.
  • Added total unanswered questions to Admin > Stats.
  • Fix MySQL query errors when using SQL mode IGNORE_SPACE.

Main features in Q2A 1.8:

  • Significant performance improvements
  • Caching system
  • Comment voting
  • Enable/disable plugins
  • Joomla integration
  • Schema.org microdata

And many more! Full changelog here

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Version 1.8.0-beta2

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Pre-release

Second beta of next major version. Changelog since beta1:

  • Fixed errors with output buffering and gzip compression.
  • Fixed non-ANSI group-by queries in MySQL 5.7.
  • Fixed notices on PHP 7.2.
  • Fixed points recalculation when converting answers to comments.
  • Added generic .qa-post-content class to replace old .entry-content which was removed.
  • Fixed non-unique cache keys.
  • Reworked file cache to securely allow cache inside web root.
  • Fixed issue with PHPMailer's autoloader on PHP 7.2.
  • Removed (non-functional) clipboard from CKEditor.
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Version 1.8.0-beta1

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First beta of next major version. Full changelog

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Important security fix and other minor improvements:

  • Security fix - prevent creation of multiple users during installation.
  • Use site language for reCAPTCHA.
  • Add site language to HTML tag.
  • Change from / reply-to for feedback form.
  • Fix missing icon on private messages in SnowFlat theme.
  • Fix users being unable to see all their own profile fields.
  • Minor fixes to post validation.