Update: WoltLab Suite 5.3.2

  • We have just released new versions of our products:

    • WoltLab Suite 5.3.2


    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.

    Important Notice

    WoltLab Suite 5.3 ships with an updated library for CSS support in HTML emails to prevent issues when running under PHP 8.0. If you have modified the template email_html, please double check that it is up to date with the current version. In particular please verify that this change has been applied to your customized template: https://github.com/WoltLab/WCF…b4f69714c6259cc5d09ceb344.

    Applying System Updates

    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.

    Notable Changes

    The list below includes only significant changes, minor fixes or typos are generally left out.


    WoltLab Suite Blog

    • The "deleted" badge had an incorrect color set to it. 5.3
    • Improved the error handling for the cover photo. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Calendar

    • Navigating to different year views caused the applied filters to be discarded. 5.3
    • Improved the error handling for the cover photo. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Filebase

    • Links to files in email notifications had been partially incorrect. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Gallery

    • The calculation of the number of items in a category list was incorrect. 5.3
    • The preview image was incorrectly displayed when the upload of a video thumbnail has failed. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Forum

    • Dynamically loading posts from a thread containing a post flagged as "best answer" could fail. 5.3
    • Removing forums did not clean up permissions set up for it, any orphaned data is removed during this update. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Core: Conversations

    • Removed some references to legacy components that were no longer used. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Core: Importers

    • vBulletin 3.x/4.x
      • Incorrect check for an installed blog addon. 5.3
    • vBulletin 5
      • Improved the export of images. 5.3
      • Promoted the importer from "experimental" to "supported". 5.3
    • WoltLab Suite 5.x
      • Files imported from the Filebase with mixed multi-lingualism feature caused some duplication errors. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Core: Moderated User Groups

    • Improved the performance of the list of user groups. 5.3

    WoltLab Suite Core

    • Improved the randomized sort order of related articles. 5.3
    • Increased the default timeout for requests to slow external hosts or if the current host has a low bandwidth. 5.3
    • Package lists distributed from third party package servers could sometimes interfere with the update process. 5.3
    • Administrator were unable to edit styles that use the default preview icon after updating from 5.3.0 to 5.3.1. 5.3
    • Prevent the selection of the quote tooltip on Android devices and improved the overall test selection behavior. 5.3
    • Force the display of a thumbnail if an attachment is embedded in full, but the visitor lacks the permissions to access the full version. 5.3
    • Resizing GIF images in ImageMagick is now significantly faster than before and yields much smaller file sizes. 5.3
    • Improved the PHP-API for database changes via PIPs. 5.3
    • Resolved several issues encountered with the FormBuilder-API. 5.3
    • Upgrading from 5.2 no longer discards the credentials provided for the package servers for 5.3. 5.3
    • Improved the behavior for failed cronjobs to better account for temporary problems. 5.3

    Alexander Ebert
    Senior Developer WoltLab® GmbH