Patch Day 2018-05-22

  • We have just released new versions of our products:

    • WoltLab Suite Blog 3.0.15 / 3.1.3
    • WoltLab Suite Calendar 3.0.15 / 3.1.3
    • WoltLab Suite Core 2.1.22 / 3.0.15 / 3.1.3
    • WoltLab Suite Filebase 2.1.11 / 3.0.15 / 3.1.3
    • WoltLab Suite Forum 4.1.20 / 5.0.15 / 5.1.3
    • WoltLab Suite Gallery 2.1.12 / 3.0.15 / 3.1.3


    Stability releases (also known as "minor releases") aim to solve existing problems in the current version. Like every stability release, they do not introduce new features; It is strongly recommended to apply these updates.


    Attention Developers: Data Export for the GDPR

    This update integrates a new export feature for the personal data of an user via the admin control panel. Data provided and/or handled by third party apps and plugins are not included by default, you'll need to update your products to hook into the export API to inject your data. Please read the article in our documentation to learn more.

  • Updating an existing installation (recommended)

    Open your Administration Control Panel and navigate to Configuration > Packages > List Packages. Please click on the button Search for Updates located in the right corner above the package list.

    Updating an existing installation (alternative)

    Navigate to the downloads section in the customer's area, select the appropriate version and click on the Download Update button. Open your Administration Control Panel and navigate to Configuration > Packages > List Packages. Click on the tab Upload package and select the previously downloaded files and upload them one by one, the order does not matter.

  • Only significant changes are included in the list below, minor fixes and typos are left out.


    The version numbers behind the list items indicate the lowest version that was impacted by this change. All later versions include the same fix in this update too, or have already been fixed in an earlier update.


    WoltLab Suite Blog

    • Prevent empty publication dates when editing an entry. 3.0.15+
    • Guests were presented a non-functional "Write a comment" box even when they had no permissions to do so. 3.1.3

    WoltLab Suite Calendar

    • The list of own events was displaying unrelated events. 3.0.14+
    • Attempting to submit the category edit form via the enter key caused the color to be discarded. 3.1.3
    • Guests were presented a non-functional "Write a comment" box even when they had no permissions to do so. 3.1.3
    • The number of birthdays per day could overlap the last event. 3.1.3

    WoltLab Suite Filebase

    • Minor improvements of the phrases. 2.1.11+
    • Guests were presented a non-functional "Write a comment" box even when they had no permissions to do so. 3.1.3

    WoltLab Suite Forum

    • Editing the board permissions for an user could fail due to malformed HTML. 4.1.20+
    • The filter settings for forums were sometimes being ignored. 4.1.20+
    • The list of watched threads did not remove ignored forums from the counter. 5.0.15+
    • Selecting posts and threads for display did fail when filtering by approved items only. 5.0.15+
    • Notifications for threads and posts were sometimes not removed on delete. 5.0.15+
    • Improved the performance of boxes with thread lists for large forums. 5.1.3
    • Improved the performance of the user's post list for large forums. 5.1.3

    WoltLab Suite Gallery

    • The sort order for albums displayed in the user profile was undefined. 2.1.12+
    • Deleting users would not delete private images and albums. 2.1.12+
    • Editing the tags could fail under some circumstances. 3.0.15+
    • Guests were presented a non-functional "Write a comment" box even when they had no permissions to do so. 3.1.3

    WoltLab Suite Core: Conversations

    • Improved the conversation (message) rebuild time for large forums. 3.1.3

    WoltLab Suite Core: Importer

    • SMF 2.x
      • Exporting of quotes could fail when there was no link given. 2.1.16+
    • vBulletin 3.x/4.x
      • The export of attachments could fail under some circumstances. 3.0.15+
      • Some types of user options were not recognized previously. 3.1.3
    • Burning Board 4.x
      • Exporting attachments of conversation messages did not work. 3.0.15+

    WoltLab Suite Core

    • [GDPR] Added an export feature for personal data of an user. 2.1.22+
    • Redirects on the first page visit could sometimes cause the cookie notice to be hidden. 2.1.22+
    • Pasting images from the clipboard into the editor did not work when images were disabled. 3.0.15+
    • The style compiler failed due to a faulty query in MySQL 8.0+. 3.0.15+
    • Invalid or missing database credentials yield an incorrect error message. 3.0.15+
    • Executing cronjobs in parallel could fail in setups on XtraDB Cluster/Galera. 3.0.15+
    • The check for an incomplete options.inc.php was faulty. 3.0.15+
    • Disabled the visual representation of the inline code/tt bbcode in the editor due to several significant issues until a solution is found. 3.1.3
    • Improved the performance when checking for the ignore status of multiple users at once. 3.1.3
    • Improved the performance of message rebuilding for large sites. 3.1.3
    • Notifications are no longer generated for quotes with matching usernames, but external links given. 3.1.3
    • The built-in ad rotation did not check if an ad was going to display, eventually causing ads to not display in some cases. 3.1.3