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!.


e107 v2.1.2 Bootstrap CMS Released

27 Oct 2016 : 04:00PM

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Open-Source and ready to download

We're happy to announce the release of e107 v2.1.2.

Fixes/Improvements:

  • Strongest PHP Password Encryption added as default
  • Numerous fixes related to MySQL and PDO handling
  • Removal of many hardcoded LAN phrases, allowing for translation
  • Replaced e_tohtml.php addon with e_parse.php allowing for more functionality and customization
  • Improved e_sitelink.php addon to support easy-to-make mega drop-down menu's
  • Rewrite of $frm->userpicker() method to allow for maximum customization
  • And literally hundreds of additional bug fixes and enhancements in all areas

New features:

  • News Grid Menu added (see #1512)
  • New Tagcloud plugin
  • New shortcode in News:
  • New-user statistics added to Admin Area dashboard
  • Developers can now hook into the meta-tags and alter them (see #1946)
  • New e_event.php addon to register events (see the _blank plugin for an example)

For a full list of changes, please go here.

Please see our downloads section to download a copy.