UBB.threads 7.7.3 Released: Auto JPG Rotation, Email Login, Fixes isaac 07/28/2019 11:21 PM UBB.threads 7.7.3 has been released and is now available to download in the Member Area on UBBCentral.
Version 7.7.3 includes a critical fix for Member Searches from within the Control Panel wich may stall or crash the PHP job due to a poorly written SQL query. It is recommended that you upgrade to version 7.7.3.

Primary Changes In This Release
  • Login using Email Address or Login Name.
  • Automatic image orientation fixes for post attachments.
  • Option to simplify downloading of attached/gallery images.
  • ShoutChat intro for comment guidelines.
  • Improved admin log operation names and descriptions.
  • Improved Error & Not Found pages, now with search box.
  • Geo-IP and IP address lookups in new registration notifications.
  • Admin logging of SFS detection for bad Email/IP addresses at login.
  • Member Search within the control panel is fixed.
  • Updated several libraries and assets.
  • Cleanup of templates, CSS files, and UBB JavaScript files.
  • More bug squashing and some minor layout updates.

Version Discussion and Changelog
0 385 Read More
UBB.threads 7.7.3 - Progress Report (2019-07-25) isaac 07/26/2019 8:00 AM Changelog 2019-07-25
[NEW] Members can now login using their Email Address or Login Name. The Membership Registration settings should be configured to use a unique email address per account. Accounts with the same Email Address will need to use their Login Name for logging in.
[NEW] Attachment Manager will now update JPG image orientation according to the EXIF data stored within it. This feature affects new attachments and requires the PHP function exif_read_data to be enabled. Image orientation fixes cannot be applied If exif_read_data is not available or you are not using ImageMagick.
[NEW] Option to display a download button when showing images in the Lightbox. It is displayed next to the "rotate" and "close" buttons. If enabled, a user with access to view attachments/galleries can easily download the full size image. Through the user's browser settings, they can choose to save the image or view it within their device's chosen viewer. The default is disabled.
[NEW] ShoutChat now displays an "intro" in its header. This can be used to display brief chat rules or guidelines. It is customizable in the language file. If left blank, it will be hidden. If desired, it can also be styled per Custom Style within the Extras section of the Style Editor. Its class name is "shoutintro".
[NEW] Forum Search's search keyword box now displays a help window giving some advanced search formatting tips.
[NEW] Files attached to posts will now display their file size next to their file name and download counter.
[NEW] Error & Not Found pages now display a search box which will allow the user to enter keywords for searching the forum through the Forum Search page.
[NEW] ShoutChat now adds a line to the Admin Log when a Shout is deleted.
[NEW] CP: Geo-IP Lookups can now be disabled if you choose not to use it. (Features > Lookup Services)
[NEW] Geo-IP Lookup can be displayed on New User Registration notification emails, if Geo-IP feature is enabled.
[NEW] IP Address Lookup is now displayed on New User Registration notification emails, if enabled. This feature will use the settings declared in CP: Features > Lookup Services.
[NEW] Browser User-Agent string is now be displayed on New User Registration notification emails.
[NEW] CP: Edit User will now display last post date, and total posts, with a link to their listing.
[NEW] CP: Custom Island Editor now displays a selectable template with an example of correct formatting. (Thanks to mmem700 for recommending this feature.)
[NEW] An Admin Log entry will be added when a registered member attempts to login and StopForumSpam detects a bad Email or IP Address.

[UPDATE] CP: Member Search Results page formatting improved for easier reading.
[UPDATE] CP: Admin Log operation names are now consistent with each other.
[UPDATE] CP: Admin Log descriptions are cleaner, easier to read, and share consistent format presentation.
[UPDATE] CP: Post, Gallery, and Custom Island lists and their editor pages now share consistent format presentation.
[UPDATE] For all pages, the default cookie expiration maximum is 30 days max; 7 days if no value is set. Previously it was: "30 days max for user logins", "7 days max for admin become user" and "7 days max for member profile edits."
[UPDATE] Updated FontAwesome library from 5.9.0 to version 5.10.0-1.
[UPDATE] Updated Jdenticon from 2.1.1 to version 2.2.0.
[UPDATE] Updated Lightbox from 2.11.0 to version 2.11.1.
[UPDATE] Updated TinyMCE from 5.0.7 to version 5.0.12.
[UPDATE] Cleanup of templates, CSS files, and UBB JavaScript files.

[FIX] Searching by "Title Only" when search method is set to "MySQL Full-Text" now works as expected.
[FIX] CP: Member Search query has been corrected to fix the slow query (poorly written MYSQL query) issue. (Thanks to Outdoorking for being the first to report this bug.)
[FIX] CP: Edit User now correctly displays the Last post and Last Login detail/descriptions.
[FIX] CP: Gallery Island editor will now use the correct language file.
[FIX] Control Panel logging now uses the Fetch IP library.
0 307 Read More
UBB.threads 7.7.2 Released: Image Embeds, News Blocks, Identicons isaac 07/08/2019 8:52 AM UBB.threads 7.7.2 has been released and is now available to download in the Member Area on UBBCentral.
Version 7.7.2 includes several critical fixes when used with PHP 7.1 and newer, and fixes for MySQL 5.7 and newer. It is highly recommended that you upgrade to version 7.7.2.

Primary Changes In This Release
  • Attached images can now be embedded directly in to posts.
  • Social Profiles have been added.
  • Portal News Body Image (News Block).
  • Portal and Active Topics pages now have an Expander toggle.
  • Identicons for members without avatars or anonymous users.
  • SHA1 calculations for Attached files.
  • Toggle to require HTTPS for hotlinked inlined images and avatars.
  • Lookup Services are now customizable.
  • Saved SQL Commands can now be edited.
  • New Content Transition tool for HTTP => HTTPS.
  • Improved Follow/UnFollow toggle icons.
  • Post List now shows more post details on mobiles.
  • Many updates to post_side and post_top pages.
  • Text editor will now grow to the entire size of a post
  • Banned accounts no longer display profile details to regular users.
  • URL Host for links to external URLs can now be displayed.
  • Breadcrumb not wrapping issue has been fixed.
  • New UBBT77-Dark style is now included.
  • Improved IPv4/IPv6 validation and port handling.
  • Multiple PHP 7 and MySQL 5.7+ code fixes.
  • Cleanup of several scripts, templates, CSS files, and UBB JavaScript files.

Version Discussion and Changelog
0 446 Read More
UBB.threads 7.7.2 - Progress Report (2019-06-30) isaac 06/30/2019 7:18 PM Changelog 2019-06-30
[NEW] CP: An "Expand All Sections" button has been added the to Permissions Editors.
[NEW] CP: Display of URL Host for links to external URLs can now be toggled from the Features Settings page. Default is off.
[NEW] CP: Set default client encoding to UTF8 can now be toggled from the Features Settings page. Default is off for forum updates, and on for new forum installs.
[NEW] Banned accounts will no longer have the content of their signatures displayed in posts or private topics.
[NEW] Banned account profile page now will only display the top profile section (account stats). Users with access to edit users will see the entire banned user account as before, but the page will be "ghosted."
[NEW] Banned account profiles will display a notice at the top of its profile page stating that the account has been banned.

[UPDATE] CP: Member Editor now displays if the account has been banned (and how long) across all tabs.
[UPDATE] CP: Member Editor now displays the bottom action tabs across all tabs.
[UPDATE] CP: All forum path settings have been moved in to a single settings pages. Master Settings > Database & Paths: Paths & URLs.
[UPDATE] CP: Allowed attachment file extensions settings have been moved to the Master Settings > Attachments page.

[FIX] The unused HTML5 helper (html5shiv.js) for IE9 era browsers has been removed.
[FIX] The unused CSS3 helper (css3-mediaqueries.js) for IE9 era browsers has been removed.
0 469 Read More
UBB.threads 7.7.2 - Progress Report (2019-06-21) isaac 06/23/2019 3:46 AM Changelog 2019-06-21
[UPDATE] More SQL query updates to remove excessive (unused) column requests.
[FIX] Viewing Private Messages when the discussion has reached its maximum number of replies will display a notice, and no longer displays the quick-reply box, or reply buttons.
[FIX] Members attempting to create new Private Topics (PT/PM) when their account does not have permission, no longer displays an "action disabled" message. The member is now told their account requires a higher access level.
[FIX] Private Topics (PT/PM) now respects "Display Member Avatars With Posts," and will hide them when disabled.
0 433 Read More
UBB.threads 7.7.2 - Progress Report (2019-06-17) isaac 06/17/2019 8:49 AM Changelog 2019-06-17
[NEW] CP: Portal News Body Image (News Block). When enabled, this will search the news item for an image. The portal news item will be displayed as a "News Block," with the image on the left and the news post text to the right of it. Text is truncated, line breaks and HTML are stripped, and links will be retained. If no image is found, the news item is displayed normally.
[NEW] CP: Portal News Expander hides (collapses) a portion of the news content and adds an "expand" link so that the text can be viewed by the user if they wish. This feature can be set to a number of characters at which the contents will be sliced into two parts with the option to expand; or it can be left empty to never slice news items, and always display the full news item.

[FIX] MySQL 5.7+ fixes to correctly handle GROUP BY clauses. This is a code fix, not a band-aid patch, such as reconfiguring your SQL MODE settings to add "TRADITIONAL" or removing "ONLY_FULL_GROUP_BY" from it.
1 0 490 Read More
UBB.threads 7.7.2 - Progress Report (2019-06-13) isaac 06/13/2019 1:38 PM Changelog 2019-06-13 [NEW] Attached images can now be embedded directly in to posts from the Attachment Manager by clicking on the attachment's thumbnail image. [NEW] Attached images within posts will be hidden from the Grouped and Inlined images set. This reduces redundancy and provides...
1 0 467 Read More
Donate Today!
Donate via PayPal

Donate to UBBDev today to help aid in Operational, Server and Script Maintenance, and Development costs.

Please also see our parent organization VNC Web Services if you're in the need of a new UBB.threads Install or Upgrade, Site/Server Migrations, or Security and Coding Services.
Recommended Hosts
We have personally worked with and recommend the following Web Hosts:
Stable Host
bluehost
InterServer
Visit us on Facebook
Member Spotlight
Nettomo
Nettomo
Germany, Bremen
Posts: 417
Joined: November 2001
Forum Statistics
Forums63
Topics37,490
Posts293,665
Members13,828
Most Online5,166
Sep 15th, 2019
Top Posters(All Time)
AllenAyres 21,079
JoshPet 10,369
LK 7,394
Lord Dexter 6,708
Gizmo 5,786
Greg Hard 4,625
Top Posters(30 Days)
isaac 4
Today's Statistics
Currently Online 1426
Topics Created 0
Posts Made 0
Users Online 0
Birthdays 21
The UBB.Developers Network (UBB.Dev/Threads.Dev) is ©2000-2019 VNC Web Services

 
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.4
(Snapshot build 20191013.dev)
Responsive Width:

PHP: 5.4.45 Page Time: 0.463s Queries: 5 (0.320s) Memory: 2.8538 MB (Peak: 2.9255 MB) Data Comp: Zlib Server Time: 2019-10-21 15:29:58 UTC
Valid HTML 5 and Valid CSS