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  • Chat Plus Sneak Peek

    Chat Plus Sneak Peek

    The most significant release of the year is about to go live this May. It's our Chat Plus solution.  Are you ready to embrace the whole new Chat experience?Well then buckle up!Chat Plus Sneak Peek We are ready to launch our all-new phpFox ChatPlus solution, and it is feature-packed to engage your communities to a whole new level. Now let’s dive in and take you through the key features of our most anticipated release of 2020.Voice Call Make a quick call with your fellow community member or do a group call to discuss a topic with maximum users of 50. Voice call is one among the significant features of all chat solutions out there, and we are no different.Video Call Enjoy the benefit of seeing one another when land and water separates us. Video calls make us closer to one another and create an immediate impact. We have also included video conferencing for up to 50 users.Groups Chats Create private or public groups and enjoy sharing your favorite topics. Discuss and engage with your communities in real-time. Broadcast an announcement or an essential message to your fellow community members. Create a read-only broadcast to make your decision less stressful for you.All-New Messaging Support for text, emoji, GIF, emoticon, mentions and attach files like audio, video, image, link or documents. Our new messaging also comes with on message reactions, quote, reply, edit, copy or delete options.ChatPlus will bring all these and more features to your phpFox platform, and we are more than excited to launch this solution. We believe our all-new solution can help you grow your community or niche social network to new heights. Hope you are excited as we are and if yes, then we have a great deal for you. JOIN OUR BETA TESTING We will allow users on a first cum first basis to try our all-new chat solution to receive a 15% discount while your purchase. This will be applicable only to the first 20 customers.What you are waiting for? Send us a ticket with the title “ChatPlus Beta Testing” and we will send you the testing link and demo apps for you. Try out the features early, provide us with valuable constructive feedbacks and save big!  UPDATE - ChatPlus Beta Testing slots are full and we are sorry to inform that we do not accept any further request.   CHAT PLUS PRICING Chat Plus solution will launch with an early bird pricing of USD $799, however, you can get an additional 15% discount if you are the lucky 20 Beta testers, bringing down the price to USD $679.For all the other customers, you can enjoy our Chat Plus solution by early May 2020. We cant wait to hear the feedback from you.Cheers!
  • Live Streaming Sneak Peek

    Live Streaming Sneak Peek

    How are you doing? We hope you had a good time during this Thanksgiving season. Time flew so fast and we have been going through the last moments of the year 2019.  We are quite busy with our plan and we are also happy with what we have done so far. However, we will have some tasks to complete before the year-end. One of them is the Live Streaming solution that we believe that you are looking forward to, the Live Streaming solution is going to be available very soon. But today, we would like to give you a quick look at this product.Live Streaming At Glance The Live Streaming feature is so popular in every online community nowadays. This is obviously a great tool for users to create exciting video content and broadcast instantly on the community. People always love to interact with others, so we believe Live Streaming is the best solution to engage your community. That's why our team has been working so hard on this product. Its official release is coming soon. Let's see how this product looks like now. On the Web   On the mobile app [gallery size="medium" link="none" ids="7937,7936,7940"]Is it cool? Should you have any questions or would like to share your thought with us, please feel free to drop us a message to hello@phpfox.com or submit tickets in our Client Area.That's it for now, stay tuned. We are going to get back very soon.
  • phpFox 4.7.0 Sneak peek

    phpFox 4.7.0 Sneak peek

    All of us are counting down day by day to the official release of our Native Mobile app. However, we don't talk about Mobile app today. Instead, we are having another interesting update for you about new phpFox 4.7.0.It has been a few months since we released phpFox 4.6.0. Since then, we have been hard at work for the next version with many important updates. The long wait will soon be over as phpFox 4.7.0 is on the way to you for experiencing.Let us show you a little bit on what we have achieved in this new version! Significant enhancements on Performance Performance is always one of the key factors of websites to bring the best user experience. It is about how fast your web pages are loaded, or how quick your content can be delivered. In the beginning, when having low data volume and traffic, websites can be loaded quickly. However, when your site grows up with more user engagements, high traffic, and big data volume, your site will become slower and slower. Several surveys have shown that the page loading directly impacts the ratings, user retention rate, conversions, number of usages, and revenue from social network sites. You will get into trouble with slow performance site.Understanding the importance of high performance on social network sites, we have spent much effort to optimize the Core system in version 4.7.0. This will make phpFox performance outstanding from other social network platforms.Renovate Cache System Our team revamped phpFox Core Caching Library with a brand new system to guarantee a swift user experience on caching and loading your site. Optimize Database Structure A well-designed database provides quick access to essential information, phpFox 4.7.0 applies best practices in data modeling techniques and redefine a solid yet powerful database architecture. Improve Database Queries By analyzing and selecting the most efficient query evaluation plan from among various strategies, phpFox 4.7.0 accelerated the whole data manipulation process in term of execution time, complexity and server resources. Revise Codes Code quality is a significant element which we primarily focus on phpFox 4.7.0. Strong code requires less maintenance and reach the highest standard from load speed to user experience. We also did experiments to measure the performance of phpFox 4.7.0 in many simulated environments. The result is really amazing. And let's provide you detailed result in another blog soon.  Improve Scalability  Scalability reflects how well your social network site can adapt to a rapidly growing number of users. In particular, when there are significant changes in user accesses to your site and server reaches its limitation quickly, you will need to expand or add more servers to handle. The frequent question is given that how ease to do that without any modifications to the web application or platform. At this time, you have to care of the scalability of the website. Scalability is much more important to a social network site where a number of users grow up very fast. By understanding environmental workload conditions that your phpFox system is designed for, in version 4.7.0, phpFox ultimately targets on scalability. We take a further step to make phpFox scale well either on a cluster of dedicated servers or cloud services such as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform. With the support of the latest MySQL Group Replication technology, high-load phpFox social networks now can easily split the burden to multiple database servers.New App Releases Activity Point With Activity Point app, users can easily and smoothly manage settings and configurations of pointing system on both backend and frontend. As a stand-alone app, there will be no boundary or limit from the Core system. Additionally, Activity Point app opens a door for developers to take advantage on pointing system and use it in developing, modifying and adjusting features on their apps.Message Packed with a brand new design and various newly developed features, we understand your need for a modern and full-featured messaging app on phpFox. Therefore, in this ported app version, we conclusively work on not only perfecting current features but also developing new features. Message app will bring totally new Chatting experience to your users.And, along with new apps, we also upgraded several components of Core apps such as Photo & Material template to fix bugs, improve features and user experiences...  Support Skins on templates Template skins are simply available variations with pre-defined color set supported within certain templates. All of us love to have skins of templates which can save us much time when modifying the template. Upon selecting, the color styles of template skin will be automatically applied without the need of adjusting each and every theme component manually. Since phpFox 4.7.0, template creators will be able to design and create multiple skins for their phpFox themes.Certainly, we will have additional skins in the Material template on top of the blue one.That's all about main points of phpFox 4.7.0. What do you think about this release? Please share with us on Community or Ticket system. Have a good day and please stay tuned with us. We will be back very soon.
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