Category: Releases

  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Another set of Standalone Core Apps have been Released

    Another set of Standalone Core Apps have been Released

    Two weeks ago, we have released some of the standalone core apps such as Music, Pages, Photos, CDN Service and Facebook Connect. You can check the article on this page. And as promised, phpFox released another set of standalone core apps and have been officially added to the phpFox store.What are these new Standalone Core Apps? EmojiWe are all using emoji nowadays, and this is one of the best ways to show our feeling to each other. phpFox provides the Emoji app which allows your users to insert more and more emojis while texting. Emojis are a fun and creative way that your users can use to connect with the other members of your online community. This has more become one of the essential features to a social network community. Learn more...PokePoke app allows members of the community to poke their friends to call their notice. Your users basically use poke to catch someone's attention without engaging into a conversation. When a user pokes his / her friend, this friend will get a notification. Learn more...NewsletterNewsletter makes it easy for you to share email to your members within your social network community. Sometimes you may want to send out emails to some specific users to notify about your site or your plan. For each newsletter, you can select the target audiences and write the content with both plain text or rich text. Learn more...Announcement"Announcement" in phpFox is a short functional text that contains some information of facts, such as promotions, events, updates, or intentions, that are presented in public or specific users set by the admins. It supports multi-language and can be shown on the homepage of your website. Learn more...These standalone core apps are now available for download in phpFox store. You can also find the installation instructions in each app detail.You may also submit a ticket in the client area if you have any questions about these apps.Just keep an eye on our future blogs to get the latest news and updates from phpFox. New to phpFox? Visit our website and ask our live chat agent.
  • 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!
  • More phpFox v4.5.3 Standalone Core Apps have been Released!

    More phpFox v4.5.3 Standalone Core Apps have been Released!

    Recently, we released one of the phpFox's standalone core apps which is the Blog App v4.5.3. And as we continue, we are releasing more standalone core apps of phpFox in the store.More phpFox Standalone Core Apps As we released these updated core apps, we made sure that all the issues from the current version have been fixed.  We also added new features and improvements that will absolutely benefit your site. Now, let's begin to check them out one by one. Music v4.5.3 Through Music app, you just don't make new acquaintances, you can also keep in touch with your friends. Music is a way that connects people more than words can do. Musicians can upload and share their songs and put them into albums and control the specific genre they are in. Your members can listen to these songs/albums and add them to their own profile. New Features and ImprovementsAllow uploading multiple songs Multiple genres Upload song thumbnail photo Integrate with CKEditor (Song description + Album description) Add new pages for owner can manage album songs Integrate with AddThis in Song detail page + Album detail page Add a tab to list user albums in user profile page Add new block "More From <<user>>" to display all albums created by the owner of the current one. Play all songs in album detail page. Repeat feature added for the music player. Support attachment, emoji for Song description and Album description. Statistic information of music (songs and albums) are shown now in AdminCP. More...Pages v4.5.3 In phpFox site, it is the place for your users to specifically create public profiles such as businesses, brands, organizations, public figures,  and other causes. Pages do not gain friends but fans or followers who choose to LIKE that specific Page. New Features and ImprovementsDisplay total like when browsing pages Admin/owner can delete/manage pages in listing page Mass action to delete/approve pages Thumbnail for main categories Invite to like pages via email CKEditor for adding/editing pages widgets. Support view more / view less in pages information block. Add new block "People also like" to suggest pages which have the same category with the current one. Support 3 modes for pagination Add the settings"Pages Limit per Category" "Display Pages Profile Photo within Gallery" "Display Pages Cover Photo within Gallery"Add 2 settings for SEO: "Page Meta Description" and "Page Meta Keywords". Statistic information of Pages is shown now in AdminCP. More...Photos v4.5.3 "Photos" is an essential section of all social network communities. We know that images have become more and more important and that is why we don't just provide you a simple core photo app but we have added many trending actions to make it more attractive. Your members can choose to upload photos to a public gallery or to their own set of photo albums. Your members can also select the privacy settings for the photo they upload and choose who can view their photos online. New Features and ImprovementsAll photos that shared from feed will be put in an album name "Timeline Photos" for each user. Add new feed when user update cover photo Integrate with AddThis Support 3 modes for pagination More...Facebook Connect v4.5.3 Since Facebook is one of the largest and most popular social network sites for the publicity, many people would like to use their Facebook accounts to join to other networks. By using Facebook Connect app, your users can join your community conveniently by logging in with their Facebook account.  Learn more... CDN Service v4.5.3 A content delivery network (CDN) is a system of distributed servers (network) that deliver content of websites to a user, based on the geographic locations of the user. This is one of the most popular solutions to deliver large scale websites to a global audience. It is effective in reducing latency, accelerating site load times. The closer the CDN server is to the user geographically, the faster the content will be delivered to the user. Hence, if you are seeking for CDN functionalities on phpFox, this app is for you.  Learn more...These standalone core apps are now available for download in phpFox store. You can also find the installation instructions in each app detail.  However, even they are all free and available for download in the store, you will still need to make sure that you are holding a phpFox license package which is legit to download the app. Every time you choose an app to download, the phpFox store will verify your license if you are eligible to download the specific app. As the LITE license holders can download Music App but not the Photos App while PRO license holders can download all the core apps. You can check the comparison page for phpFox license packages to see what are the features included in your license. You can also ask our live chat agent if you aren't sure about the features of the phpFox package you are holding.
  • Standalone Core Blog App v4.5.3 Released

    Standalone Core Blog App v4.5.3 Released

    We are pleased to announce the release of the latest phpFox core Blog App v4.5.3.It is now added to the list of phpFox standalone apps and can be downloaded and installed together with the other phpFox core apps in the store.  Check out the complete list of the core apps here. New Features and ImprovementsUpload banner photo for the blog Sponsor blogs Feature blogs Add new block "Suggestion" on Blog Detail page - show other blogs that have same categories with the current blog Support 3 pagination modes for browsing item: scroll down to load more, next prev buttons, paging with page number Integrate with AddThis in the blog detail page Admin can control show/hide blogs posted in pages/groups Add new block "Popular Topics"Check out the complete feature list at here.Find bugs with this version? Please report them at our Github tracker.Do you need support? Don’t hesitate to submit tickets right from your account to reach out or visit our website and ask 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.
  • Introducing SE Importer – SAVE 50% for moving from SocialEngine to phpFox!

    Introducing SE Importer – SAVE 50% for moving from SocialEngine to phpFox!

    phpFox releases SE Importer or SocialEngine Importer app. This app is a tool for you to migrate a site from SocialEngine to the phpFox platform. What is SE Importer? SE Importer is a free app that can import all the core data from your current SocialEngine site to phpFox v4.5.2 or later. It can import all the data including users and their friendships, feeds, likes, blogs, polls, music, videos and so on. The complete list can be checked here.Move your site to phpFox and get 50% OFF Discount on your purchase! As we release the SE Importer, we are also giving away BIG Discount for those clients who actually have an SE site and decided to migrate to phpFox. Clients who will migrate from SE to phpFox can purchase a license with 50% OFF discount! Yes, it's only half the price! Why migrate to phpFox? Many of you might be asking why you should migrate from your current SocialEngine platform to phpFox. It is just simply because phpFox is top of the line. There are lots of advantages and benefits you'll get if you choose to move to phpFox.Powerful Core AppsWe have a variety of powerful and fully customizable social network apps which can be easily managed via AdminCP/backend.250+ Add-onsYes, phpFox is extendable and supported by more than 250+ Addons from different 3rd party developers. These 3rd party add-ons are just one click away to install from the AdminCP of phpFox site.Multi-language Level It is given that by default, phpFox is written in the English Language. But our experts produced different languages that you can use on your site. You can even manually export any language of your choice on your own.3rd Party DevelopersphpFox is also supported by the professional 3rd party developers all over the world. These experts are providing customization works and continuously developing 3rd party modules to make your site more stunning.Android and IOS Apps by 3rd Party DevelopersOur 3rd party developers produced mobile apps for phpFox which is compatible with Android and IOS devices. Making your site more accessible to your users.Flexible Theme and DesignphpFox supports changing the theme of your site. The color is adjustable via AdminCP. We also have full documents on how to add CSS/HTML for the developers. For ready-made themes, our 3rd-party developers also produced attractive designs in the store.Fast and Reliable Support ever When it comes to technical support, you can have exclusive access to our Community Forum for free support. Most of our developers and experienced users are actively participating and answering all the clients' issues and concerns. Furthermore, you'll be given free technical support on your first 30-60 days of using the platform. Fully Documented Platform phpFox comes with a User Manual to explain everything about the terminologies used in the script. It also serves as a guide wherein you can find a step by step tutorials especially for the new users of phpFox. Aside from that, we also have documentation for developers if you would like to dig into the codes of the script. How to migrate? All you need to do is to contact us and send us any proof that you are holding an SE license to avail the 50% off discount code. So what are you waiting for? Grab this exclusive offer now and enjoy the functionalities of phpFox!For more details about building a social network with phpFox, please visit our website at www.phpFox.com and ask our live chat agent.
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