• Make your creative Home page with Custom blocks

    Make your creative Home page with Custom blocks

    In phpFox 4.7.1, we pushed an important update as a powerful supplement to phpFox Homepage (or Landing page). As now you can design and customize the whole creative home page with custom blocks. Let's take a look into how we can renovate phpFox Homepage on phpFox 4.7.1 now! It's not an exaggerating to say that the homepage is one of the most important pages on a site. It serves three significant key purposes, all with equal importance: – Attract and captivate visitors. – Educate visitors on your brand and objectives. – Encourage visitors to view other pages on your website.   In other words, the homepage serves as the first impression for new visitors. And generally, it will be the page that lands the most traffic. With this in mind, we have put several efforts on tweaking and perfecting phpFox home page. We firmly believe that the ability to add blocks will guarantee your site a beautiful and persuasive homepage.    As the guidance to walk you through on how you can take advantage of this compelling upgrade, below we are suggesting some examples layout that you can apply blocks to phpFox Homepage. Note: We are working on the Material template as an example. Any other template may require different setups, but the block orders still display accordingly. These layouts aren't shown by default. We just suggest you ideas on how to set up your home page, but you can have your own setup based on your creativity. Just like any page in phpFox, the homepage also has a 3-columns layout. From left to right, it's marked as Block 1, Block 2, and Block 3.   Additionally, there is a header block (Block 11) and a footer block (Block 8) for you to customize. Please note that the home page is Visitor Landing Page (core.index-visitor).   Sample Home pages with custom blocks. 2-columns Layout 3-columns Layout They're so amazing, aren't they? Now it's your time to setup phpFox Homepage, share and inspire others to build beautiful homepages. Having any questions about this feature? Please don't hesitate to let us know by writing to      
  • phpFox 4.7.1 Official Release

    phpFox 4.7.1 Official Release

    Today, we gladly inform you that phpFox 4.7.1 is here. As a proof for active development, phpFox constantly improves to meet any need and demand from clients. Based on client's feedback and suggestions, in this phpFox release, we mainly focus on improving current features and resolving issues, so upgrade your community now to take advantage of the latest refinements from the phpFox team! Improvements Alongside with bug fixes, phpFox 4.7.1 also applies many improvements on Core features in order to level up user experiences on the platform. You can find a quick list of the key improvements from the list below: - Support responsive layout in AdminCP - Ability to add custom Gender - Can show blocks on the Landing page - Able to tag friends when sharing photos and videos on feed Fixed Issues We carefully reviewed and resolved all the major bugs and issues from the last version. Some of the highlights fixed issues include: - Cronjob URL is missing a slash. - Check-in doesn't show up properly when editing a status - Several fixes in language phrases and layouts. - Site Statistic loads duplicated stats For the full list of improvements and bug fixes, please visit the Release Notes of this version here. Changelog If you are developers and you have a concern about the changes in the Core script on this version. See the complete changed file list here. Installation & Upgrade We encourage you to back up your site and database before performing the upgrade. Make sure to check with 3rd-party experts about the compatibility of all the apps/templates you are using. Also, take advantages on useful guides below if you want to upgrade the site yourself. – Download – Upgrade Instructions – Installation Guide Important Notes - All default apps of phpFox are compatible with the Core 4.7.1 - If your phpFox site is using 3rd-party apps or has customizations, our recommendations here can help you.   We welcome any feedback to make phpFox better and better every day, so feel free to let us know your thoughts on this release by emailing us at Also if you found any issues with this version, please let us know by submitting tickets or reporting immediately to our GitHub Tracker. We also encourage you to join and stay connected with the Community Forum. New to phpFox? If you are new and looking for a solution to build up your own Social Network, then phpFox is the right platform for you. phpFox is the ultimate solution for your social network. Thriving to be the best platform for Social Network, phpFox has everything you can expect from a social network: Full-featured, fast, responsive, stable, easy to customize, easy to scale up, Mobile-ready, several extensions from 3rd-party developers… You can start building your own Social Network within minutes with our best Support service. Ask us how and get your own license via Live Chat at Purchase New License You can purchase phpFox right now to enjoy these above perks just by clicking on the button below. We also have an exclusive 14-day Free Trial for you to try the platform before making any decision, and you can visit our Demo site at any time. Let's build and enjoy your social network today!