• phpFox Mobile App 1.7 Official Release

    phpFox Mobile App 1.7 Official Release

    We are well aware that everyone is still so eager to learn more about ChatPlus and its actual release day, however, today we are here to announce the release of our new phpFox Mobile App 1.7  Our new app comes with bug fixes, improvements and a few new added features. So let’s dive into it.  Purchase Activity Points or Sponsorships Now community members (users) can easily purchase more activity points from your platform, making it easier and intuitive for users to convert actual money into your community virtual currency. They can also purchase sponsorship on any content right from their Mobile App 1.7.   Offline Mode Are you out with no access to the internet? Not to worry, you can still post on to your feed or comment or like on your friend’s photos, and when the app connects to the internet, it will automatically update everything for you. Mention Pages or Groups Part of an active group in your community with many interactions daily? Then this will be a handy feature. @YourFavouriteGroupOrPage to make it visible to the members of that group or page. However, if you are a part of the public group, then this post will be seen by all. You can also view this post both on your feed and on the respective group feed. *Please note - This feature is functional only on core versions above 4.7.10   An improvement which we think requires a spotlight on is for - support number of new chat messages on app badges for iOS devices. This feature was already available to the Android users, but now our Apple fans have it too.    That’s all for now.  You can open a Mobile Build ticket in Client Area to request us to upgrade your mobile apps.   And, please feel free to raise a ticket in your client area or shoot us an email at if having recommendations or queries. We will continue to improve our platform, our apps and our solutions; however, your feedbacks are important to us. Please share your suggestions and feedbacks in our phpFox community. Next up will be the official release of ChatPlus solution.    Till then enjoy all the goodness of Mobile App 1.7 and stay safe.
  • phpFox Mobile App 1.6 Official Release

    phpFox Mobile App 1.6 Official Release

    Hi from phpFox!  Hope every one of you had a fantastic time during this New Years. We are so excited about the plan that we are going to do for your online communities this year and wish you will be too. Let's begin this decade with our all-new phpFox Mobile App 1.6. We are consistent in improving our platform and solutions, and our Mobile App is no exception. We have improved our overall app performance with some cool new features. Well if you aren't a phpFox Ultimate customer, then you are missing out a lot, interested to know more? Please read about our Premium native mobile apps. phpFox Mobile App 1.6 Let's discuss in detail about the key improvements of phpFox Mobile App 1.6, our very first release of 2020 for your social network or online communities. Map View on Events & Marketplace Users usually want to browse and look for events and listings in specific areas. And, it is obviously more convenient for everyone to view them on a map. Now users on your communities can easily find or navigate to different events and listings as per their preferred location. Hit map button from the bottom once you are in Events or Marketplace to navigate and browse through the results to show the locations of the results in real-time.  Interactive Comments Well, now your comments in our all-new phpFox Mobile App 1.6 are more interactive with GIFs, Emojis, Stickers and photos. Engage with your communities and networks more effectively and express yourself in a more fun and enjoyable way. Log in with Apple ID All iOS users have their Apple IDs and it is very useful to have an option to log in with their Apple IDs. And, similar to the Facebook Login, it's fast, easy and very secured. Media Share Extension from Gallery People now can share a moment directly from your photo gallery rather than uploading it within the app; it makes your sharing experience much faster and easier than before. You would find your phpFox app in the list of shareable apps while you try to share the photo directly from the photo gallery or web browser.  Moreover, we do have many other incremental updates to enhance user experiences on mobile apps, include but not limited to:  Able to detect the user's device language preference and display accordingly. If your site doesn't support that language, then it would display the default language. Support In-App Purchases for subscription feature. Supported swipe down to close the Action Menu. Updated library for AdMob Users are now allowed to make mass actions such as select all or make multiple selections Able to instant message the sellers in the marketplace by hitting the 'Contact Seller' button from the respective listing.  Supported search category, our new app filters out other categories while you search in a specific category. Supported copying and pasting text Apply  the primary color of app for background of the status bar while the app is loading   That's all for now. With all the above key features, improvements and certainly many bug fixes, we believe your new phpFox Mobile App 1.6 is the goto interactive zone for all your valued community members. So what are you waiting for? Let's upgrade and engage more! We have put in a lot of time and effort to make this possible and hope that you are satisfied with this new mobile app version. We would love to hear from you as your valued feedback is our backbone to a successful future. Raise a ticket in your client area or shoot us an email at with your recommendations or queries.
  • phpFox Mobile App 1.5 Official Release

    phpFox Mobile App 1.5 Official Release

    How's it going? We are so excited to announce that the phpFox Mobile App 1.5 has been officially released. Our team has been working incredibly hard for months. In addition to bug fixes, many cool features have been added to the mobile app that I believe that you shall be interested in. Let's take a look at them now. Upgrade to Mobile app 1.5 today Before diving into more details of what's new in mobile app 1.5, it is necessary to note that all new features in new version need to come along with Mobile API 4.4.0. Thus, please don't forget to upgrade the Mobile API app on your phpFox site. If you use our Mobile Build Service, we will help upgrade the Mobile API app while building your mobile apps. You can open a Mobile Build ticket in Client Area to request for Mobile upgrade to version 1.5 from now.   Also, since version 4.3.0, the Mobile API already supports multiple API versions. It means that your mobile apps built with mobile version 1.4 or older versions will still work well even if the Mobile API app is upgraded to version 4.4.0. Wanna get Premium mobile apps? You can merely purchase new or upgrade your phpFox license to ULTIMATE license to get Premium mobile apps. With Premium mobile apps, you can build your mobile apps under your branding. In particular, you can have: – Change App Launch Screen, App Icon, Logo, etc. – Change Color Scheme of your mobile app to comply with the web version – Distribute mobile apps to Apple Store and Google Play under your Developer account. No more delays. We are going to introduce you about new features on the mobile app 1.5 now. What's new in mobile app 1.5 Let's take a look at following highlighted items: - Dark Mode - Right-To-Left Layout - Listing Purchase - Language Switching - Hide all feed option - And more Dark Mode Dark Mode has brought to users very new user experience. Since the first introduction in many popular mobile apps, Dark mode has been used more regularly and gradually become the standard for all mobile apps. They all love Dark Mode because of its advantages. Content is more clear and focused to see. Blue light which has a bad impact on sleep is less. That's why we are happy to bring Dark Mode to your phpFox Mobile apps. Right-To-Left Layout Your feedback and suggestion is a great source which we always listen to carefully. Right-To-Left (RTL) is one of the most expected features which we excitedly released in version 1.5. Same as the web version, the RTL layout will be applied automatically whenever users choose the RTL language. Language Switching We want to make things as simple as possible for users to use. Our team can see that it is a little bit inconvenient as users can only change their languages via the phpFox web version. With mobile app 1.5, the disadvantage no longer exists. User can go to Account Settings on the mobile apps and switch to the appropriate language quickly. It's so cool, isn't it? Listing Purchase Ability to sell and buy items on mobile apps is one of the most important keys to get more engagements on your community. Now, on top of posting listing items, your users can merely go to the listing item and purchase it directly on the mobile apps via Paypal. So quick and easy. Hide all feed option As you know, the feature to hide all feeds has added on phpFox 4.7.7. It is the required feature for users to be able to hide all abusive content on social networks. We are delighted to implement this important feature on mobile apps in version 1.5 also. Users will have options to hide a feed item as well as hide all feeds from a certain person, group or page. Undo option is given to allow users to make a hidden feed item display again. And many other features Moreover, the mobile app version 1.5 includes many other interesting features, including but not limited to: Layout Enhancements. Basing on client feedback, our team has been studied and made many minor layout updates to improve UI/UX. Newest comment/reply of the viewer's friends will be prioritized to display on a feed item. Users can see comments of their friends first and this help gain more user interactions. Users can mention friends when posting feed/comment/reply. In Group detail, the "Pending Requests" tab is now available in Members Section. Group owners can manage pending requests quickly right on the mobile app from now. Same as the web version, Admin/Owner of a page now can post a status or share item as Page account. Users can choose privacy when sharing a feed or an item. Support autocomplete when searching country list. For example, when editing the country info in the User profile, users just have to type a few characters and all country matching will be listed out right away. Just like that. When tapping on a received push notification, the app will open up page or image related. Users can view detail, like and comment on the avatar of a user, a page and group within its Profile page. Users no longer have to select album when adding more photos into a photo album. The current photo album will be selected automatically. Support Chat with Firebase. The Instant Messaging app version 4.7.0 supports new chat server option: Google Firebase. Thus, we also updated mobile apps to work compatibly with Google Firebase. The announcement is here. All available announcements will be displayed on the top of the Feed section. Term of Service and Privacy menus are also added to the main menu for users to check whenever needed.   That's it for now. The list of new features and improvement is rather long. I hope that you will be satisfied with this new mobile app version. Let's upgrade and enjoy these new cool features from today. Should you have any suggestions or questions, please feel free to get in touch with us by submitting tickets in Client Area or drop us messages to email address . We can't wait to read your feedback. And please stay tuned. We are going to get back with more updates soon.