Category: phpFox V4

  • 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.
  • phpFox 4.6.0 RC Release

    phpFox 4.6.0 RC Release

    phpFox 4.6.0 RC is available Happy Holiday! Just a few days left in this year. And we are all excitedly counting down for New Year 2018! Wish you will have happy memories with your family and friends in this special moment. We are so pleased right now bringing you a sweet present: the phpFox 4.6.0 RC version is available.We would like to take a moment to send our appreciation to all clients and beta testers who have contributed significantly to this release with suggestions, feedbacks, and reports. Without you guys, our team is undoubtedly unable to come up with this version in such short period. Please keep on helping us with your valuable inputs. That inspires and helps us to improve our products in the future.In this RC release, we mainly focus on improving the performance of phpFox platform by acknowledging all recommendations from you and continuously advancing phpFox to that direction. Being faster, smoother and more stable is the goal we are aiming to achieve. Our performance test indicates that RC version has much better results compare to beta release in term of speed and performance.Aside from improvements in performance and stability, most of the reports on bugs and issues from users on Github and phpFox Community are carefully handled and fixed in this RC release. We are pleased to say we are coming very close to the official release of 4.6.0 which is expected as the best phpFox version ever.We would like to invite you to try, experience and give us feedbacks on RC release of phpFox 4.6.0. You can download package in Client Area from now.Same as Beta Release, we only recommend you to use the RC build for testing purpose only. Please consider seriously and carefully when using it on your Production site. Have feedback or Need our support? Please either submit a ticket in our Client Area or drop us emails at hello@phpfox.com. We love to hear from you. 
  • 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.
  • Quick Preview of phpFox v4.6.0 Material Template

    Quick Preview of phpFox v4.6.0 Material Template

    This article is to give you a quick preview of phpFox v4.6 Material Template. We know that you are all excited about this latest version of phpFox. In this version, you'd be able to choose between the current template, the Bootstrap Template, and the new template, the Material Template, to use on your phpFox site. For now, while we are still finalizing everything, we'll give you an idea of how the Material Template would look like. Sit back and relax as we take you to the future of the social network. phpFox v4.6 Material Template Sign-Up Form Simplicity is the key. We made the sign-up form easier than it was before. People can now signup to your site in just a few seconds.Home Page Your members will absolutely stay longer and will be encouraged to do more activities on your site.Notification Say hello to the new notification looks. Your users will surely be impressed with this new look of the notification bar. User Profile Page Your users will have a great and better experience on their profile page. It is now easier to change and update cover and profile photosVideos Page Users will enjoy this new layout of the videos page.Scroll-to-Top Button One of the new features of phpFox v4.6 is this Scroll-to-Top button. Your users can just easily click this button to quickly go back to the top.Status, Comments, and Likes Your users will become more active in posting status on your site. The number of Likes and Comments are visible and easily noticeable.Shortcut Button Your users can now easily add Blog, Photo, Video, etc using this small (+) shortcut button on your site.Blog Blog readers will enjoy this new look of the blog detail page. It is now more spacious and has enough space for putting the blog banner and the content itself.We are planning to release this version by the end of December this year (2017).You can contact us in your client area account if you have any questions about this latest release. You can also send us an email at hello@phpfox.com or chat with our live chat agent on our website.Please check out this video for a quick preview of phpFox v4.6.0 Material Template.
  • phpFox 4.6.0 Development Release

    phpFox 4.6.0 Development Release

    phpFox 4.6.0 Development Release The Developer Build of phpFox 4.6.0 together with the Material template is now available to 3rd party developers. This developer version of phpFox 4.6.0 is a development release which allows all the 3rd party developers to test and tweak features in phpFox's popular Social Network platform. Compared to the latest stable version, this edition contains subtle modifications that make it interesting for phpFox's die-hard fans. As you expected from phpFox, you will get a platform with the very latest design.Strictly for phpFox 3rd Party Developers and Testing Please note that this version of phpFox is strictly a developer release. The main purpose of this release is to check the compatibility of all the 3rd party products in phpFox 4.6.0 Beta Version Soon We are planning to release the Beta Version within the first week of December. This beta software is for all the clients who already have the phpFox license. In this version, you'd be able to access the public beta and try out the latest features. You can provide feedback directly to phpFox via your client area account. www.phpFox.com Start Your Social Network Today!
  • phpFox 4.5.3 Build 3 Released

    phpFox 4.5.3 Build 3 Released

    phpFox 4.5.3 Build 3 While waiting for release 4.6.0, we are releasing a couple of phpFox 4.5.x maintenance versions to fix urgent, critical issues as well as improvements which clients encountered and reported to us. This is to make sure the recent phpFox version is continuously improving and stable.We are pleased to announce that the maintenance release - phpFox 4.5.3 Build 3 has been released and available in Client Area (phpFox 4.5.3b3) for clients to download.Please note that if you have phpFox 4.5.3 installed, you do not need to run the full upgrade routine as this fix is a minor build release. In this build, we have fixed the following issues 1. Missing settings files when upgrade phpFox site - Can not upgrade phpFox. 2. Missing loading icon when load more feeds. 3. Cannot install Apps in some clients sites. Improvements N/A Install InfoDownload Upgrade Instructions Installation InstructionsChange LogChanged files listFind bugs with this version? Please report them at our GitHub tracker.Need support? Purchase support and submit tickets right from your account.www.phpFox.com Start Your Social Network Today!
  • phpFox 4.5.3 Build 2 Released

    phpFox 4.5.3 Build 2 Released

    phpFox 4.5.3 Build 2 While waiting for release 4.6.0, we are releasing a couple of phpFox 4.5.x maintenance versions to fix urgent, critical issues as well as improvements which clients encountered and reported to us. This is to make sure the recent phpFox version is continuously improving and stable.We are pleased to announce that the maintenance release - phpFox 4.5.3 Build 2 has been released and available in Client Area (phpFox 4.5.3b2) for clients to download.Please note that if you have phpFox 4.5.3 installed, you do not need to run the full upgrade routine as this fix is a minor build release. In this build, we have fixed 1. Page keeps loading endlessly when setting a theme as default on server using PHP 5.5 2. User Profile - Activity feed works incorrectly after loading more many times 3. Some issues in Install/Upgrade process 4. Cannot install/upgrade phpFox 4.5.3 in PHP version 5.5 5. Cannot gift Points 6. Duplicate FTP selection in Remove unused files page. We also have some improvements Support option to select/un-select all apps in Install/Upgrade platform process Install InfoDownload Upgrade Instructions Installation InstructionsChange LogChanged files listFind bugs with this version? Please report them at our GitHub tracker.Need support? Purchase support and submit tickets right from your account.www.phpFox.com Start Your Social Network Today!
  • phpFox 4.5.3 Released

    phpFox 4.5.3 Released

    phpFox 4.5.3 We are pleased to announce the release of phpFox 4.5.3. We are talking about the latest stable version of phpFox. This version is focused on only 1 main objective: improving significantly the quality of the Core script. We also studied thoroughly and fixed all the issues you have submitted on phpFox Community and GitHub. You can also find some new features added as we mentioned on our recent blog and you would be surprised about the great changes, improvements, and additional features in this latest version. Because of this, we are confident to tell that this will be the most stable version of phpFox ever. We will have full focus on phpFox 4.6.0 to make our Core script even better while you are enjoying this latest version, Fixed Issues We have already fixed all major bugs from 4.5.2. You can get the full list here.Improvements A lot of improvements have been also implemented in this version. Visit here to view them all NoticeThe phpFox CDN and Amazon CDN are now separated from the Core platform and published as standalone apps from this version 4.5.3. Check out this blog to know more details about these apps. While installing / upgrading platform, phpFox allows admin to choose which apps from Store will be installed/upgraded along with the platform. However, because the newest version of Video and IM apps are so different to the previous ones, if admin wants to use these new apps, admin has to re-check all configurations as well as installation guide of themInstallation InfoDownload Upgrade Instructions Installation Instructions Please note that if you have phpFox 4.5.2 or lower installed, you do need to run the full upgrade routine. Development Updates If you are developers and you have a concern about our changes in the Core script on this version. Please visit here to get more detail information. Change logChanged file listFind bugs with this version? Please report them at our Github tracker.Need support? Don't hesitate to submit tickets right from your account to reach out just visit our website and chat with our live chat agent. We will reply to you very soon then.We hope that you feel interested and joyful in this release. Stay tuned as we will get back with more updates soon.
  • phpFox 4.5.3 is coming out soon!

    phpFox 4.5.3 is coming out soon!

    Latest news from phpFox! Hey, fellas! We have good news for you! Our latest version of phpFox is coming out pretty soon before this month end. We are excited to announce the latest feature improvements in this upcoming version. While you are waiting for the release of phpFox 4.6.0, let us give you this latest version release of phpFox 4.5.3.  This version will have some new features, improvements, and some changes compared to the current version 4.5.2. The list below includes New Features, Changes and ImprovementsAdd new setting "Secure with SSL or TLS" to configure mail server The ability of the site admins to add themselves to be page/group's admins Add some improvements on Photo app as following:Change title/description of setting "Display Profile Photo within Gallery" into "Display User Profile Photos within Gallery" and apply this setting to profile photos only Add new setting "Display User Cover Photos within Gallery" Click on user cover photo/profile photo to go to photo detail pageBreadcrumbs now only show the first and the last level, the rest will be shown if clicking into "..." between them Allow user to expand or collapse a category to show hide all its sub-categories at Front EndException for Pages and Groups App. The feature will be implemented in the standalone apps of Pages and Group after the release of 4.5.3.Allow admin to configure which pagination will be applied to the listing page of each app. There are 3 options to select:  load more, next prev buttons, pagination with page number Add the "Error 500" page Support new log system as following:cron log error on screen in debug mode (development mode) debug level link to download log fileNow the following are some of the most important updates in phpFox 4.5.3Put all mail processes into message queue Support flag photos for languages Add the new page for admin to approve all pending comments at AdminCP --> Comment app Clean up all special characters in all URL of site New settings for Event app to allow admin to select the default value for sorting all events by time. Hide the button to create new item (photo, music, event, friend list, etc) to users who do not have permission to perform this action at Front End The user will be redirected to a photo detail page when clicking the cover photo. Allow users to check-in while sharing photo or video on feed (this feature will be applied to newest version of Videos and Photos) Allow admin to configure which block will be hidden on responsive size as well as the number of items will be shown on it Admins now have the ability to edit information of admin at AdminCP Support CKEditor on custom pages at AdminCPHighlights of phpFox 4.5.3Add one more step while upgrading/installing platform to check and list out all apps on Store which compatible with this version of the platform and also are valid with the license of the site. Admin can check to select which apps will be installed/upgraded during the upgrading / installing platform. These apps will be disabled while processing and then be enabled again after finish Admin will be redirected to app detail page at AdminCP if click on the "Upgrade now" link on Manage Apps at AdminCPYou can find a complete list of updates for phpFox 4.5.3 on this page.  We also fixed some of the issues you submitted in our GitHub. If you have any feature request, you can also submit it here. Just keep an eye on our blog post for the announcement of the official release of phpFox 4.5.3.  And don't forget to visit our website for any news and updates.
  • Sneak Peek for phpFox 4.6.0

    Sneak Peek for phpFox 4.6.0

    We are sure you are all excited to hear this news. You will discover some of the core apps improvements plus the newly added features of phpFox 4.6.0 in the next sections of this article.  But the most important question is, when is the release of this version? We know a lot of you are excited to know about this newest version release. What we can give you, for now, is we are planning to release this version tentatively by the last quarter of this year. For the meantime, let's have a quick sneak peek at phpFox version 4.6.0 What to expect with 4.6.0?The release of the new modern style template, The Material Template. Restructure HTML of all elements of phpFox. New Template for the AdminCP Release most of the default apps of phpFox to be a standalone app which will be published in the store. Add more improvement for each app.Here are some of the apps improvement in the phpFox 4.6.0Supports drag & drop when uploading image files or photos.2. Suggestion Block - when the user views an item, the user can also see a block that displays or suggests other items based on the category of the current viewing item. 3. Support feature/sponsor items for all apps 4. Support AddThis on item detail5. Make clickable images for some default apps such as events, quizzes, polls, pages, etc. 6. If deleting a category, admins will have an option to move items from one category to another. 7. Allow admin to manage sub-categories directly from the Categories page. 8. Admins can configure modules to integrate into page/group. 9. Supports SEO for all apps. 10. Supports collapse/expand categories in the frontend.11. Display total views in listing pages for all apps.Let's continue to learn more about phpFox 4.6.0. What else to expect in this version?New Features added in 4.6.01.  Support Site Statistics block at the frontend to monitor all the activities happening on your site. 2. Allow sorting data on tables at the backend. 3. Ctrl+Enter feature - this will be applicable to have a new line in the comment section. It can also expand the comment box if added or paste a long text. 4. Support log library 5. More new features are still in development mode and will be added as per clients request.Current features improvementA lot of improvements on the current features of phpFox will be also added in 4.6.0. Your AdminCP's new layout will bring your management experience to the next level. Here are some of the feature improvements in phpFox 4.6.0Improvement on managing your members/users. The layout for managing and viewing members on your site will be much cleaner and organize. The sorting feature will make your search faster than ever. And if you will notice, all the settings about managing members can be found under MEMBERS backend menu. Improvement on managing state/province at the backend Improvement on managing apps at the backend. The admins will have the ability to uninstall the apps which are not in use.  Move the search setting into global search at Back End    5. Bring back Redis. 6. Bring settings about cookie back. 7. Support submenu8. Friend request notification improvements.9. Custom field improvements at the backend. 10. Support embed code in BBCode 11. Additional Registration Step will be back as you requested.Can't get enough? That's it for now. These are just some of the improvements and new features included in 4.6.0. We are still currently in the development of adding more features. Can't get enough of updates? We'll keep you posted to our next blog announcement regarding this version. Don't forget to visit our website to check out the latest stable version of phpFox.
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