e107 v2.1.5 Bootstrap CMS Released

21 Mar 2017 : 03:30PM

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More fixes and improvements

We're happy to announce the release of e107 v2.1.5!

This release contains some great improvements as well as bug fixes. We recommend everyone upgrade immediately. 

Fixes/Improvements:

  • Significant amount of LAN work (thanks to @yesszus)
  • Numerous speed and memory usage optimizations (work in progress)
  • 'Country' extended user field (EUF) working again
  • Several backwards-compatibility fixes for v1 plugins
  • Cleanup and enhancements to the library manager (see _blank theme/plugin for usage)
  • Added more id and class tags to allow for more styling (e.g. forum plugin)
  • {NEWFORUMPOSTS} working again (but still deprecated, it is replaced by the newforumposts_menu in the forum plugin)
  • Several fixes to the upgrade procedure from v1.x installations (e.g. users with a . in their username are now properly recognized again)
  • Plugin manager is now using the Admin UI allowing for searching/filtering
  • Changed enabled/disabled option to on/off (using a new switch) in the Admin Area
  • Userpicker method working again when using SEF URLs
  • News Grid Menu template upgraded for greater flexibility
  • {XURL_ICONS} now has its own template
  • And literally dozens of other bugfixes and optimizations

New features:

  • Page/Menu custom fields
  • e107::getParser()->toFile() method added
  • {CHAPTER_MENUS: id=chapter-sef-url} shortcode added
  • New event added: user_chatbox_post_created
  • the e_parse addon can now also hook into the e107::getParser()->toDb() method
  • "Theme converter" allows to create a new theme based on an existing theme (/e107_admin/theme.php?mode=convert)
  • Start of SVG icon support
  • Theme shortcodes may be assigned as sitelink (navigation) dropdown content.

For a full list of changes, please go here.

Please see our downloads section to download a copy.

Thank you for continuing to use e107!


e107 v2.1.4 Bootstrap CMS Released

17 Jan 2017 : 03:30PM

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Our first release of 2017

We're happy to announce the release of e107 v2.1.4. Our first release of 2017!

Fixes/Improvements:

  • Menu Manager rewritten (menu selection is now separated from theme layout, providing a more accurate preview)
  • Theme thumbnails added to installation wizard.
  • Fixes for PHP 7.1 - installation now works again
  • Fix for uploading of forum attachments
  • Fix for incorrect forum avatar showing in some cases
  • Added check to prevent server IP from getting banned
  • Various fixes for the user extended fields (both admin and frontend)
  • Possible fix for session issues on some server configurations
  • Cosmetic changes to the admin area
  • Numerous LAN and templating improvements (allowing for translation and customisation)
  • And many more minor fixes

New features:

  • New theme "landingzero' with embedded video.
  • Notification and automatic updating of new versions of plugins and themes
  • Ability to export/import plugin preferences
  • Support for custom font-icon sets in themes with user selection from those sets within the admin area (theme.xml).
  • Bootstrap 4 'Cards' support. New setContent() method added for breakdown of $text into separate elements for use by tablestyle() when available
  • New Constant: THEME_LEGACY added. Old themes will have a value of true, new themes (using theme.xml) as false
  • New forum shortcodes: {TOPIC_TITLE} and {TOPIC_URL}
  • Theme config can now use plugin $fields markup and save prefs to own table
  • New event added: user_profile_edit (see event documentation)

For a full list of changes, please go here.

Please see our downloads section to download a copy.

Thank you for continuing to use e107.


e107 v2.1.3 Bootstrap CMS Released

23 Dec 2016 : 10:00AM

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Merry Xmas and a New Release!

We're happy to announce the release of e107 v2.1.3 in time for Xmas!

This release contains mostly bug fixes and security enhancements and we recommend everyone upgrade immediately. 

Fixes/Improvements:

  • Improved error handling when downloading plugins/themes from admin area
  • Avatar and photograph uploading fixes
  • More flexibility to forum templating added
  • Caching functionality optimized for better performance
  • Accessibility improvements to contact form
  • Fixed installation errors on some PHP versions
  • Better backwards compatibility for javascript loading in v1 plugins
  • Several fixes to social login functionalities
  • Timezone handling changes
  • PHP 7.1 fixes (not completely stable yet)
  • Numerous hardcoded LANs are now translatable and optimized
  • And many more minor bugfixes and improvements

New features:

  • More flexible templates for custom admin area dashboard layout
  • Error pages: ability to change error page content and template (documentation coming)
  • e_admin addon now allows for plugin to hook into batch admin UI actions (see _blank plugin for an example)
  • Ability to set a "scope" for HybridAuth provider (social logins)
  • New events added: user_xup_updated, user_news_item_viewed, user_page_item_viewed, user_comment_posted and user_comment_deleted (see Event documentation)
  • SEF URLs can be enabled/disabled on a per plugin basis
  • Banner plugin now support external image URLs
  • Bootstrap navigation now supports sub-links of sublinks

Other notes:

  • Tagwords plugin removed from core, replaced by TagCloud plugin (introduced in v2.1.2)
  • PHP 5.4 is now the minimal required version
  • Disabled the loading of legacy core path e107_themes/templates/ (v1 legacy override still available)

For a full list of changes, please go here.

Please see our downloads section to download a copy.

Thank you for continuing to use e107. We wish everyone a safe and joyful Xmas season!.