Author: Albert Santiago

  • New Apps and Themes in January 2018

    New Apps and Themes in January 2018

    It is indeed great to be back bringing you the new apps and themes in January. We received a lot of good feedback since the released of phpFox 4.6.0. And up to now, we are still making great improvements to level up the experience of your members. We know that users are the most important factors in a social network and so are 3rd party experts do. That is the main reason why we are making phpFox to be your one-stop shop for your social network website.Our 3rd party experts have been continuously adding more 3rd party apps and themes. But before we give you awesome plugins from our 3rd parties, let us all review some of the phpFox standalone apps that were recently added to the store.Captcha Quizzes Polls Events Forum Groups Marketplace eGift RSS FeedsSee the complete list of phpFox standalone appsNow here are the latest apps developed by our 3rd party experts1. Blogs Block by CespiritualDESCRIPTIONBeautify the main page of your phpFox site with this app that will bring the blogs of your network to the main page in a beautiful and organized way. It will allow you, also, to see more information on each blog by clicking on the + button.Learn More →2. Mail Templates by FoxExpertDESCRIPTIONIt is really important to have rich mail notifications on the current web. Our app solves this problem and makes phpFox mail notifications looks solid and professionally. The app is very flexible to any of your ideas.Play with different settings and test your template before making it live.Learn More →3. Hide Feed Entry by Scheinwelt-MediaDESCRIPTIONThis app can hide feeds without deleting them. Items with clarification needed are temporarily hidden from the feed. The admin is able to see the privacy status of each feed entry and can unhide it with one simple click.Learn More →4. Anonymous Opinions by Foxer DESCRIPTIONThis app provides a service for posting wishes, confessions, and thoughts from user's friends list anonymously. Members will be able to express their opinions about their friends and optionally receive opinions about themselves. This opinions will be private and there will be no option to identify who posted an opinion about the member.Learn More →5. URL Rewrite by FoxerDESCRIPTIONThis little app will let you manage your URL Rewrites from your AdminCP.For example, you want your blog section to appear as a journal in URLs of your website. Simply choose Blog module in AdminCP and enter "journal" in rewrite field. Then both yoursite.com/blog and yoursite.com/journal will work the same (including sub-URLs).URL rewrite is supported in other languages than English, allowing you to rename all sections to your own language, even with special characters.Learn More → Can't find what you're looking for? Just visit our phpFox store to see all the available apps and themes developed by our 3rd party experts. You can also contact the experts if you have some questions or clarifications about their apps. Lastly, you can ask the experts if you need some customization on your site too. All you need to do is to get your license now at phpFox.com 
  • Your Ultimate Social Network Solution

    Your Ultimate Social Network Solution

    "Ultimate Social Network Solution" - this is what phpFox is all about.People nowadays are so familiar using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other big social networks out there. But did you know that you can also build a Social Network? Have you ever thought of becoming a CEO of your own Social Network site? It is possible with phpFox.With phpFox's ultimate solution, that doesn't require any technical knowledge, you can bring your social network ideas into reality. Whether you want to clone a social network like Facebook or create a unique online community store, we can help you. Here are the things you need to know:Social Network Functionalities. In phpFox, you can choose from three different packages with default functionalities. It includes all the essential features of a social network. Some of the best features are Blogs,  Forums, Marketplace, Subscription, and Ads. See the complete features for your yourself. Clean and Attractive Design. phpFox software comes with two designed templates. The Bootstrap and the very latest and most outstanding template, the Material Template. You can either choose Bootstrap or Material Template to use it as a default theme on your site. These two templates are fully customizable. Customization and Extended Plugins. When you buy a phpFox script, you will have a 100% full access to the codes giving you the power to fully customize your site. You can also reach out to our 3rd party experts if you are having any difficulty in customizing your site. You can also search free and paid 3rd party plugins, themes, and language packs from the phpFox store and use it on your site. Fast and Reliable Support. phpFox software has an online User Manual or Documentation Center where you can find tutorials or how-to steps in order for your site to be up and running quickly. You can also join the Community Forum to read and share ideas with other phpFox users. Last but certainly not the least, the phpFox Helpdesk Support. You can easily submit a support ticket in your client area whenever you encounter any issues on your site. You can read the support details at phpFox Support Policy. Mobile Apps (IOS and Android). This 2018, phpFox will have its very own native mobile application. We will keep you updated about the progress on our future blog announcements.In the meantime, you can check some of the mobile apps developed by 3rd party experts First-class phpFox Services. Worry no more with our complete phpFox Services. We provide these services to everyone but most especially to those who don't have any technical background. You can just sit back and relax while we set up everything for you. From designing your website, server setups, software installation up to initial configuration, we will do the works. Just choose the most suitable package and we'll do the rest.Now when you want to create an online dating site, build an online shopping store, or bring your ideas into a social network site, all you have to do to get started is to find a hosting provider (see phpFox Hosting and Recommended Hosts) and select any of the phpFox packages. You can also ask our live chat agent on our website or send an email to hello@phpfox.com and we'd love to hear from you.
  • phpFox 2018 Plan

    phpFox 2018 Plan

    Another year has come, and we will continue to soar high as we give you the phpFox 2018 Plan. Welcoming a year with a bang by releasing the latest stable version of phpFox version 4.6.0 is just the beginning. This year, phpFox will give you the most powerful social network software ever. So buckle up and enjoy the ride.phpFox 2018 Plan phpFox Core Last year, we started porting out the core apps from the script, and they are now available in the phpFox store as standalone apps.  Porting out apps from the core script is one of the big steps for this year's bigger plan.Optimization: The primary objective of porting out core apps from the script is to refine the phpFox core itself easily. Refining the phpFox core will absolutely optimize the software's performance. Besides, ported apps are now easily maintainable more than how it was before. Performance and Security: One of our plans this year is also to improve the performance and security of the core script. We will dig into the core to do necessary actions to maximize its performance and integrate all the levels of security. API Implementation: Here's the big thing. phpFox is planning to implement API into the core script. This API Implementation will give you the power to integrate your site with other platforms. Feature Improvements: we will keep upgrading phpFox with some minor releases (4.6.x) to add more feature improvements and fix issues (if having any).New phpFox Store We already started the development of the new phpFox store. Our target is to bring up the new store this year. You can take a look at the Sneak Peek to preview the new layout of the phpFox Store. phpFox Mobile App As you know, we mentioned in our 2017 Year In Review that we started the development of the mobile app. And that is one of our projects this 2018. We are going to bring you the very first phpFox native mobile app. phpFox Standalone Apps While everything else's being done, we will also upgrade our standalone apps for better user experience.Aside from the ones mentioned above, we will also provide you great documentation for your guidance. We will give you some "How to" articles and new video tutorials on our Youtube channel.Now all you have to do is to prepare yourself to take off as we fly together to the future of Social Network. Just make sure to follow our Social Media channels to keep you updated. You can follow our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook Page.Finally, you can contact us via our email hello@phpfox.com or by chatting with our live chat agent on our website for questions related to this phpFox 2018 plan. 
  • phpFox 4.6.0 Official Release

    phpFox 4.6.0 Official Release

    Hurray! The long wait is finally over. We are delighted to announce the Official Release of phpFox 4.6.0. This is one of the biggest and finest releases in phpFox history. Some of you might already experience the Beta and the RC Release of this version. But for the benefit of the newbies, we would like to give you a quick idea about this latest stable version of our social network script.phpFox is a software or a platform you can use to start building an online community. It has essential default features of a social network. It is developed and well-maintained by our hardworking and professional phpFox team. Our script is also supported by 3rd party experts from all over the world. These experts are providing feature customization and 3rd party plugins that you can easily add and install to your site.phpFox 4.6.0 FrontendWhat to expect in phpFox 4.6.0 Official Release? In this version, you will experience the fastest, the safest, and the most updated features that you cannot find on any other social network platforms. You will be able to use its new and beautifully designed template - The Material Template, as one of the default templates in phpFox from this version onwards.phpFox also releases all the default core apps as Standalone Apps. This is a major target of phpFox version 4.6.0. Porting all core apps to standalone apps and publish them in the phpFox store. Purchase New License You can purchase our script by just clicking the button below. But hey! We also have an exclusive 14-day Free Trial for you and you can visit the Demo sites (Material Demo site or Bootstrap Demo site) anytime.Upgrade for Free For those who hold V4 licenses, you can now start upgrading your sites to phpFox 4.6.0 by following the instructions in the articles belowUpgrade Instructions Installation InstructionsFor those who still hold Legacy licenses, please contact us using your licensed email and get your license converted to phpFox V4 Lite for free. Change LogChanged File ListHere are some of the Highlights in phpFox 4.6.0Latest and beautifully designed Material Template New AdminCP Layout Site Statistics block on the Homepage Files Uploader: supports drag & drop, preview thumbnails, upload process bar. Data Sorting in the AdminCP Notification in AdminCP in case there are new pending items.You can check out the full features of phpFox 4.6.0 in our Documentation Center.phpFox 4.6.0 Backend We, the phpFox team, are feeling excited and fantastic for this version release. We hope that you also feel interested and joyful about this update. Just reach out to our live chat agent or submit a ticket in your client area for any questions regarding phpFox. Don't forget to bookmark this page for more blog announcements.
  • New Apps and Themes in December 2017

    New Apps and Themes in December 2017

    As we welcome 2018, we want to give you the newly added apps and themes in the phpFox store. Some of you might be wondering what is the purpose of the apps and themes and where and how to use them. These 3rd party apps and themes are add-ons that you can download and install into your site. You can find a wide variety of free and paid add-ons in the phpFox store. These add-ons are developed and supported by our 3rd party experts globally. Using 3rd party add-ons will definitely add more features to your site that will absolutely attract many users.Let's take a look at the latest apps and themes for the month of December 2017.1. Bucket List by FoxerDESCRIPTION Bucket List App is a powerful app with a responsive layout that allows you to create and manage a list of things to do! By setting down a different list of things you may find more motivation and inspiration in life using our new app.Learn more →2. Birthday App by FoxExpertDESCRIPTION Do you know that Birthdays is a basic feature of each social networks? Are you sure that you have enough features for that? Look at our Birthday App. Add a new personal touch to your social community. Enable your users to never forget any birthdays of friends, and send birthday wishes to the users of your site.Learn more →3. Comment Image by Scheinwelt-MediaDESCRIPTION This app is small and efficient in uploading images to comments. Your users will love the ability to comment on images. Monetize your site by allowing only specific usergroups to use the upload feature.Learn more →  HELPFUL LINKS Themes - https://store.phpfox.com/themesLanguage Packs - https://store.phpfox.com/language3rd party Experts - https://store.phpfox.com/techie/browseApps Packages - https://store.phpfox.com/bulkApps - https://store.phpfox.com/apps You can use the search tool to find any specific app that you are interested in. When the app or feature that you like is not listed in the store, you can contact the 3rd party experts to customize one for you. Very flexible isn't it?If you have questions about these 3rd party add-ons, you can reach out to the experts directly. You can also read our New Apps and themes in November 2017 in case you missed it.Happy New Year!
  • phpFox 2017 Year In Review

    phpFox 2017 Year In Review

    Today we are going to give you our 2017 Year In Review highlighting the major version releases and company updates. Let's all take a look back at some of the critical events this year.One of the highlights this year is the new phpFox website. We have decided to update our website to provide a powerful, informative yet cool and user-friendly website. Feel free to explore and don't forget to chat with our live chat agent whenever you have questions in mind.Earlier this year, we have released the phpFox v4.5.1(b2) fixing the critical issues found in the first release of this version. This version of phpFox continuously improved and came up with the release of phpFox 4.5.2 during the 2nd quarter of the year.In the same quarter, the new video app was released. This video app allows uploading videos to the local server. You could check this article if you missed it: Introduction to the new Video App – Upload to local serverThen the phpFox 4.5.3 was released in the 3rd quarter of this year. We have started releasing phpFox core apps as Standalone apps with this version release.This is also one of the highlights of this year. We introduced the very beautiful Material Template in addition to the current default Bootstrap Theme for this version. We also had recently released the Development, the Beta, and the RC version of phpFox 4.6.0 for testing purposes. The official release of this version will be in January 2018.Bringing the phpFox Store to the next level is one of the development highlights this year. We are planning to release the new phpFox store in February 2018 officially. Check out the Sneak Peek for the new phpFox Store article if you missed it.phpFox also released apps, together with the released phpFox 4.5.3, as Standalone Apps. The primary context of porting apps from the script is to be able to maintain each core app easier. So whenever you are having any issues with the specific app, you just need to fix that app without putting your site to offline. You can easily download and install all the standalone core apps from the phpFox StoreStarting this year moving forward, migrating from SocialEngine to phpFox without losing data is now possible with this SE Importer tool. All the clients using SocialEngine who would like to migrate to phpFox will have a chance to enjoy 50%  discount on purchasing the phpFox license.Lastly, we started the development of our very own native mobile app. We all know that having a mobile app is essential on a social network. This is going to be our focus in the year 2018.Finally, we would like to thank you all for trusting us to be your source for top quality social network script. We appreciate all your kind expression of appreciation and are especially grateful for all the positive feedback we received. Rest assured that we will continue giving you a top-of-the-line social network software and outstanding support for this coming year of 2018.Happy New Year everyone!
  • Christmas Holiday Sale from phpFox

    Christmas Holiday Sale from phpFox

    It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. As we celebrate Christmas this season, phpFox would like to give you a simple gift to start your own Social Network website. Don't wait for Santa Claus to come to your town. This is the perfect time for you to build an online community.We might not give you 12 days of Christmas gifts but we can give you 4 days, from December 20 - 23, 2017 (PST), to enjoy 20% discount. So what are you waiting for? Don't let this holiday become a Blue Christmas. Call the little drummer boy now and rock the jingle bell while it lasts. Please use the coupon XMAS2017 on your purchase.phpFox 4.6.0 on its way This is the reason why it is the best time for this season to start building your own social network. Our biggest and latest release phpFox 4.6.0 is on its way at the beginning of 2018. You will experience how fun and easy to manage a social network with its new amazing material template and new admin layout. You can check out the recent Beta Release of phpFox 4.6.0 in case you missed it.Let's all celebrate the yuletide season by connecting people through the social network. Send us a message via live chat or email at hello@phpfox.comMerry Christmas everyone!
  • phpFox 4.6.0 Beta Release

    phpFox 4.6.0 Beta Release

    The phpFox 4.6.0 Beta Version is up. The long wait is over. Experience the latest version of phpFox 4.6.0 through this Beta version release. You will get early access to test all the core features of phpFox with its latest design, Material Template.The package is now available in Download section of Client Area so you can get it from now. This beta release is for testing purposes only. We do not recommend to upgrade your production sites to this Beta version. If you have a development site, you can upgrade your site and test this release.(CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE FOR THE BETA DEMO SITE) For those upgrading their development or newly established sites, you will need the full upgrade routine as well as some other steps for the upgrade.When doing the upgrade, you should disable all the 3rd party apps including themes and language packs installed on your site. In version 4.6.0, we have defined new standards for future. This is the big upgrade with many improvements in layout structure. Hence, it may obviously take more time for our Experts to make their products fully compatible with 4.6.0. In case you would like to experience 3rd-party apps on 4.6.0 Beta, please contact their vendors to check for the compatible versions first. They have been in the process of testing the compatibility since the release of Developer Build.For those who are not familiar with this software yet, phpFox is a powerful platform for building Social Network websites. It has essential features of a Social Network to make an online community. This software is also supported by the 3rd party app experts around the globe. And now, phpFox releases the newly-designed beta version of phpFox 4.6.0. Its demo is here so feel free to check it out. New FeaturesNew beautiful layout design with default Material template Sorting of data in the AdminCP AdminCP notifications Add new files uploader: support drag-drop, preview thumbnails, upload process bar. View more ⟶ImprovementsUpdate layout and structure of Admincp Confirm popup appears when a user tries to delete an item Support translation for Subscription Packages Support check-in when user sharing photos in feed Add new feed when users update their cover photo. Add compare section on Memberships page. Support enable/disable the main menu in Admincp View more ⟶Removed FeaturesLegacy Inbox to Manage Messages page Block's toggle button on mobile View more ⟶Your Feedback Matters The official release of phpFox 4.6.0 will be in Jan 2018. To manage the quality of this big upgrade and get your feedback for essential improvements in soonest time, we decided to release the Beta version for now although there are still some known issues such as:Issue of lack permission when upgrading phpFox along with default apps directly from version 3.9.0 to 4.6.0 Users can't change password if signing up via Facebook Break characters are removed in status post Suggestions widget/block does not refresh when a friend request is sent. And some minor defects.However, our team is going to resolve them ALL before the official release for sure. The main purpose of this beta release is to provide a fully functioning demo with the latest version of the phpFox script. We encourage you to give feedback as much as you can or report any bugs you encounter. Please either submit a ticket in our Client Area or drop us emails at hello@phpfox.com to let us know your thoughts. Love to hear from you soon.
  • New Apps and Themes in November 2017

    New Apps and Themes in November 2017

    It is time for you to discover the latest apps and themes to date. Our developers have added new products to the store that you can absolutely install on your phpFox websites. These 3rd party plugins have just been uploaded last month, November. You can use these easy to set up add-ons to enhance your sites.1. Passion Template[v4] by YouNetCoDescription What drives you to continuously discover new things and accept challenges? It's the Passion. Passion is one of the most powerful engines of success and the source of the finest moments. Whatever you do, bring your soul into it, and you will accomplish your objectives. We bring this spirit to our template with the hope that everyone can achieve great success with enthusiasm and passion.Passion Template is expected to bring a new way to promote your website. We understand that a beautiful layout attracts people to come to a website, but the content is the main factor that keeps people stay. Therefore, we combine the two things into this Passion Template. The theme focus on showing the most interesting content in a fresh and delightful way such as news, featured events, photo galleries, video clips or blogs. No matter what your community is about, whether you are a blogger or a company, Passion Template will suit your needs.Learn More →2. Feed Delete by Scheinwelt-MediaDescription With this app, you can delete feed entries that are older than a given value. This helps to get your database smaller.Learn More →3. Tweet Limiter by Scheinwelt-MediaDescription With this app, you are able to limit the number of characters in status updates and/or comments.Learn More →4. Mega Menu by FoxExpertDescription The ultimate solution to have a drop-down menu with images and 3 levels of navigation. Included unique mobile sliding menu with icons and images, works great on any device. Different types of dropdown menu and many design settings will make this app very flexible and configurable.Learn More →5. Handshake by Scheinwelt-MediaDescription With this app, your users can give handshakes to other users. The other user will not get modified until he also gives a handshake. When both users have a handshake, they will get a notification. There is also a setting to allow this feature only for specific user groups. With this setting, it is possible to monetize your site.Learn More →6. Advanced Comment by FoxExpertDescription Looking to spice up the ‘Comment’ section of your site? Look no further, this simple app will increase numbers of comments for each content entry.The app included default 4 packages of smiles and 10 great stickers.You’ll be able to manage smiles and stickers from the admin panel and add additional smiles and stickers which fit your niche PHPFox site. Problems with spam in comments? We prepared great comments to manage section in AdminCP.Learn More →7. Let It Snow by FoxerDescriptionBrings Christmas and New Year mood. Adds falling snow on all pages of your website. Learn More → Which app is right for your site? What did you think about the new apps? Does anyone catch your attention? How about the new theme?We hope that this list has helped you narrow your search down.  When looking at these apps and theme, don't forget to try out their demo and explore the features.Have any questions about these apps and themes? Please contact the vendors directly via your client area account. Or submit a ticket if you need support from your site. You can also chat with our live chat agent on our website.
  • Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

    The biggest holiday sales weekend of the year is here.Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November). It has been regarded as the beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season since 1952.Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The term "Cyber Monday" was created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online.BIG Discount awaits you! phpFox is giving away 30% OFF Discount on all the license purchase from November 24 - 27, 2017 (PST). You might wanna take this chance to get your own license and start your own Social Network website.Use the coupon code BLACKCYBER2017 on your purchase to enjoy this discount.3rd Party Apps Deals You can also enjoy some of our 3rd party apps deals. Cespiritual myphpfoxmods.com (cespiritual) as the pleasure to announce a 50% discount coupon for all our apps for Black Friday season including the Full Pack that has already a +50% discount by default.Use the coupon CES on your purchase in the phpFox store. This coupon will be available until November 27, 2017, and can be used from this moment forward. YouNetCo Our deals will happen from Nov 24, 2017 0:00 until Nov 27, 2017 23:59 (PST). And the early birds will get the best deals with these coupon codes:YNBLAFRI17_40 – only first 5 claims to get 40% OFF YNBLAFRI17_30 – only first 10 claims to get 30% OFF YNBLAFRI17_20 – only first 15 claims to get 20% OFFSo move fast and grab the deals before they’re gone.What's on sale? Everything except ServicesIn particular, the discount code can be redeemed for purchases on all phpFox apps, mobile app, templates or packages. Scheinwelt-Media It is Black Friday and Scheinwelt-Media offers a 40% discount on all apps, themes and the Ultimate Pack. With the Ultimate Pack, you will save even twice! Make your site more individual and give your users what they need... that is what Scheinwelt-Media is about! Use "blackfriday2017" at checkout. The code is valid until 2017-11-28 phpFoxer We wanted to send you this quick update to let you know that our Black Friday sales event has just begun.Choose from over 30+ phpFoxer products discounted by 25% with promo code: BlackFFoxer17  Get phpFoxer Complete bulk package (includes all our phpFox plugins and themes) with amazing 50% discount (promo code BlackFFoxer17ALL )! Get phpFoxer mobile apps (any plan) with a free copy of Transformer template. So what are you waiting for? Don't wait for tomorrow! Get your license now and start building your Social Network.Got questions? Chat with us or submit a ticket in your Client Area.Happy Holidays!
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