Posts by Alexander Ebert

    Hello,


    Styles can only be upgraded if:

    1. It has a package identifier.
    2. The protected mode has not been lifted.

    The second one is a bit redundant, because dropping the style protection will wipe the package identifier.


    This is necessary to prevent user changes being unintentionally overwritten. When the identifier does not match or the protection has been lifted, the system is unable to recognize the existing style and will instead create a new one.

    We are proud to announce the latest release candidate of WoltLab Suite 5.3. Building upon the success of version 5.2 and featuring many sophisticated improvements and useful new features, this version once again delivers the best possible experience for your community.

    System Requirements

    WoltLab Suite 5.3 requires the following prerequisites to install and run the software:

    • Webserver with PHP 7.0.22 or newer (PHP 7.4+ recommended)
    • MySQL 5.5.35 (or newer) / MariaDB 5.5.47 (or newer) / MariaDB 10.0.22 (or newer)
    • Current Webbrowser (Chrome 85+, Firefox 81+, Safari 13+, Microsoft Edge 85+)

    Installation Guide

    1. Download the installation archive onto your computer.
    2. Extract the archive.
    3. Upload the files install.php, test.php and WCFSetup.tar.gz onto your webserver.
    4. Start the installation by navigating with your webbrowser to the test.php.

    Experimental Upgrade for WoltLab Suite 5.2

    You can now upgrade existing WoltLab Suite 5.2 installations, but please keep in mind that the upgrade is EXPERIMENTAL and should not be used in production environments.


    Please follow the guidelines for the upgrade: https://manual.woltlab.com/en/…ng-woltlab-suite-52-to-53

    Usage and Support

    This evaluation version is not suitable for use in production environments, doing so is entirely at your own risk. An update from WoltLab Suite 5.3 RC 3 to future versions is guaranteed. You may use these apps for free until November 20th, 2020, if you would like to continue using this software past this date, you'll have to own a valid product license.


    We're looking forward to hear your feedback and report of possible issues in this forum.



    Download WoltLab Suite Forum 5.3 RC 3

    Download WoltLab Suite Blog 5.3 RC 1 (*)

    Download WoltLab Suite Calendar 5.3 RC 3

    Download WoltLab Suite Gallery 5.3 RC 3

    Download WoltLab Suite Filebase 5.3 RC 3


    (*) These is no RC 3 release of this packages, the RC 1 is still the most recent version of this app.

    Hello,


    There is no right to withdrawal for digital goods, because they cannot be returned like physical goods can.


    The checkbox is the result of two different legal requirements imposed by the European Union: The first one forces us to inform the customer of their general right of withdrawal, while the second permits us to exclude digital goods from the aforementioned right of withdrawal.

    In preparation for the upcoming version 5.3, we'll be making some adjustments to our repositories on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020.

    Branches for the Legacy 2.x Series

    We're retiring the branches for the legacy 2.x series, namely the branches 2.0 and 2.1. Their HEAD will be tagged as 2.0.final and 2.1.final, afterwards the branches will be removed to clean up the repositories. If you do need these branches for anything special, please keep in mind that you can restore those branches in your local copy of the repository.

    Upcoming Changes

    TreeBeforeAfter
    Version 2.0.xBranch 2.0Tag 2.0.final
    Version 2.1.xBranch 2.1Tag 2.1.final
    Version 5.3masterBranch 5.3
    Version 5.4---master

    Timeline

    These changes will enter into force on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020.

    Hello,


    You can start your forum with the version 5.3.0 RC 1 and we do guarantee an update path to the final version. However, this is still a software in testing that can contain flaws and your data will be at risk. We cannot recommend using these versions for anything but testing purposes.


    If you do want to start a forum, but be more on the safe side, I recommend starting with 5.2 instead. It's a stable and mature version that can be upgraded to 5.3 later. It makes absolutely no sense to start with 4.1, it's too old and the upgrade path is too painful.

    Hello,


    Can you please share a link to the affected site, the description of the issue doesn't help tracing down problems related to CSS or JavaScript. Also, what do you mean with "automatically", is it sometimes there and other times not?

    We are proud to announce the first public release candidate of WoltLab Suite 5.3. Building upon the success of version 5.2 and featuring many sophisticated improvements and useful new features, this version once again delivers the best possible experience for your community.

    System Requirements

    WoltLab Suite 5.3 requires the following prerequisites to install and run the software:

    • Webserver with PHP 7.0.22 or newer (PHP 7.4+ recommended)
    • MySQL 5.5.35 (or newer) / MariaDB 5.5.47 (or newer) / MariaDB 10.0.22 (or newer)
    • Current Webbrowser (Chrome 85+, Firefox 81+, Safari 13+, Microsoft Edge 85+)

    Installation Guide

    1. Download the installation archive onto your computer.
    2. Extract the archive.
    3. Upload the files install.php, test.php and WCFSetup.tar.gz onto your webserver.
    4. Start the installation by navigating with your webbrowser to the test.php.

    Experimental Upgrade for WoltLab Suite 5.2

    You can now upgrade existing WoltLab Suite 5.2 installations, but please keep in mind that the upgrade is EXPERIMENTAL and should not be used in production environments.


    Please follow the guidelines for the upgrade Upgrading WoltLab Suite 3.1 to WoltLab Suite 5.2 with two notable exceptions:

    1. In step 3 use the address http://update.woltlab.com/5.3/ instead.
    2. In step 5 use the address http://store.woltlab.com/5.3/ instead.

    Usage and Support

    This evaluation version is not suitable for use in production environments, doing so is entirely at your own risk. An update from WoltLab Suite 5.3 RC 1 to future versions is guaranteed. You may use these apps for free until November 20th, 2020, if you would like to continue using this software past this date, you'll have to own a valid product license.


    We're looking forward to hear your feedback and report of possible issues in this forum.



    Download WoltLab Suite Forum 5.3 RC 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Blog 5.3 RC 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Calendar 5.3 RC 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Gallery 5.3 RC 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Filebase 5.3 RC 1

    We are proud to announce the second public beta of WoltLab Suite 5.3. Building upon the success of version 5.2 and featuring many sophisticated improvements and useful new features, this version once again delivers the best possible experience for your community.

    System Requirements

    WoltLab Suite 5.3 requires the following prerequisites to install and run the software:

    • Webserver with PHP 7.0.22 or newer (PHP 7.4+ recommended)
    • MySQL 5.5.35 (or newer) / MariaDB 5.5.47 (or newer) / MariaDB 10.0.22 (or newer)
    • Current Webbrowser (Chrome 85+, Firefox 81+, Safari 13+, Microsoft Edge 85+)

    Installation Guide

    1. Download the installation archive onto your computer.
    2. Extract the archive.
    3. Upload the files install.php, test.php and WCFSetup.tar.gz onto your webserver.
    4. Start the installation by navigating with your webbrowser to the test.php.

    Updating from earlier versions

    The first beta version explicitly does not support updating from previous versions of our software. Update support will be added with future releases.

    Usage and Support

    This evaluation version is not suitable for use in production environments, doing so is entirely at your own risk. An update from WoltLab Suite 5.3 Beta 2 to future versions is not guaranteed. You may use these apps for free until November 20th, 2020, if you would like to continue using this software past this date, you'll have to own a valid product license.


    We're looking forward to hear your feedback and report of possible issues in this forum.



    Download WoltLab Suite Forum 5.3 Beta 2

    Download WoltLab Suite Blog 5.3 Beta 1 (*)

    Download WoltLab Suite Calendar 5.3 Beta 1 (*)

    Download WoltLab Suite Gallery 5.3 Beta 2

    Download WoltLab Suite Filebase 5.3 Beta 2


    (*) These is no Beta 2 release of these packages, the Beta 1 is still the most recent version of these products.

    Hello,


    Burning Board 4.1 used the legacy "Dashboard Box" system that only supports boxes supplied by plugins in more or less fixed positions. The flexible box system was added in WoltLab Suite 3.0 and is not available in earlier versions.

    We are proud to announce the first public beta of WoltLab Suite 5.3. Building upon the success of version 5.2 and featuring many sophisticated improvements and useful new features, this version once again delivers the best possible experience for your community.

    System Requirements

    WoltLab Suite 5.3 requires the following prerequisites to install and run the software:

    • Webserver with PHP 7.0.22 or newer (PHP 7.4+ recommended)
    • MySQL 5.5.35 (or newer) / MariaDB 5.5.47 (or newer) / MariaDB 10.0.22 (or newer)
    • Current Webbrowser (Chrome 85+, Firefox 81+, Safari 13+, Microsoft Edge 85+)

    Installation Guide

    1. Download the installation archive onto your computer.
    2. Extract the archive.
    3. Upload the files install.php, test.php and WCFSetup.tar.gz onto your webserver.
    4. Start the installation by navigating with your webbrowser to the test.php.

    Updating from earlier versions

    The first beta version explicitly does not support updating from previous versions of our software. Update support will be added with future releases.

    Usage and Support

    This evaluation version is not suitable for use in production environments, doing so is entirely at your own risk. An update from WoltLab Suite 5.3 Beta 1 to future versions is not guaranteed. You may use these apps for free until November 20th, 2020, if you would like to continue using this software past this date, you'll have to own a valid product license.


    We're looking forward to hear your feedback and report of possible issues in this forum.



    Download WoltLab Suite Forum 5.3 Beta 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Blog 5.3 Beta 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Calendar 5.3 Beta 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Gallery 5.3 Beta 1

    Download WoltLab Suite Filebase 5.3 Beta 1

    We have just released new versions of our products:

    • WoltLab Suite 5.2.9
    • WoltLab Suite 3.1.17


    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.

    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

    • Incorrect usage of certain HTML elements. 3.1 5.2
    • Introduced the new template event contentItemMetaIcons in entryMessageList. 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Calendar

    • Editing an event that lasts for a full day caused an error in the date picker widget. 3.1 5.2
    • The list of unread events was incorrectly presented to guests. 5.2
    • Exporting an empty list of events failed due to an incorrect database query. 5.2
    • Editing events could delete the cover photo when PHP uses ancient MySQL database drivers. 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Calendar: Event Threads

    • The number of participants did not include any participants. 3.1 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Filebase

    • It was not possible to sort the list of payments. 3.1 5.2
    • Reactions were invisible for guests regardless of the configured permissions. 5.2
    • Improved the layout of the email for notifications on new reviews. 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Forum

    • The list of deleted posts and threads did not properly check for viewing permissions. 5.1 5.2
    • Editing the first post of a thread could cause the thread's attachment counter to decrement. 5.1 5.2
    • Some changes to posts and threads could cause the system to deduct activity points twice. 5.2
    • Rebuilding posts on CLI was slow for larger sites due to a hidden memory leak. 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Gallery

    • The download of preview images from DailyMotion did not always succeed. 3.1 5.2
    • Links to videos were sometimes incorrectly validated. 3.1 5.2
    • It was not possible to sort images of an album by filename. 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Core: Conversations

    • Changing the subject of a conversation did not refresh the value in the search index. 3.1 5.2
    • The suggestions for participants will no longer list user groups that are not eligible. 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Core: Importers

    • WoltLab Burning Board 4.x, WoltLab Suite Forum 5.x
      • Exporting files from the Filebase app did not preserve the time of the last change. 5.2
    • vBulletin 5.x


      • Double quoted links are now properly recognized and rewritten. 5.2
      • Added support for the [img2=json] bbcode. 5.2

    WoltLab Suite Core

    • Improved the detection of links to Twitch clips. 3.1 5.2
    • Deleting pages and articles could leave orphaned data, this update will also remove any such remains. 3.1  5.2
    • Added the detection of the Chromium based Microsoft Edge browser. 3.1  5.2
    • Prevent changes to boxes being overwritten by an update. 3.1 5.2
    • Opening stacked dialogs could sometimes open them behind another dialog. 3.1 5.2
    • Updated the visuals for the "Sign in with Google" button to comply with their updated branding guidelines. 3.1 5.2
    • Improved the support for PayPal business accounts with multiple email addresses. 3.1 5.2
    • Excessively long usernames could sometimes overflow the message sidebar. 5.2
    • Recalculating the reactions sometimes did not refresh the cached reactions. 5.2
    • Implicit matches of mentions of user group will now be greedy, favoring longer matches. 5.2
    • Improved the implicit support of PHP 8. 5.2
    • Resolved a few issues that caused interactive elements, for example, code listings or spoiler tags, to be unresponsive after replying to messages. 5.2
    • Fixed a few issues with Safari and the WYSIWYG editor. 5.2
    • Merging users could fail under certain circumstances. 5.2