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Geeklog v2.2.1sr1

  • Thursday, April 16 2020 @ 10:41 am EDT
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Geeklog v2.2.1sr1 is now available for download and is the recommended version for all production sites.

This is a security update for Geeklog v2.2.1 with a few fixes and improvements as well. This is a complete tarball, to be used for fresh installs and upgrades from all previous releases.

There was 14 closed issues for this version of Geeklog which resulted in 68 code commits and 214 changed files. The important new features, improvements and fixes in this version include:

  • [Security] [NA] XSS issue with the Plugin Admin interface (reported by Netsparker.com)
  • [Security] [NA] Issue with the comment library (reported by Netsparker.com)
  • [Feature] [#1016] Staticpages can now be set individually if they will appear in the search results or not
  • [Bug] [#1043] Fixed hardcoded table names in upgrade for Geeklog v2.2.1
  • [Bug] [#1043] Fixed issue where the install would fail in some cases because it did not know where the system directory was
  • [Bug] [#1046] Fixed Users can only be set to certain statuses by Admins
  • [Bug] [#1048] Fixed related Articles are Missing From the Article Page
  • [Bug] [#1049] Fixed Print Pages for Articles and Staticpages javascript crashing issue
  • [Bug] [#1058] Fixed URL Routing for Articles that could cause errors in some cases. Also disabled multiview by default for Apache servers in the htaccess file

... as well as a few other improvements and bug fixes. The complete list can be found on Github and in the history text file located in the docs directory of this release.

To expand on the functionality of your Geeklog website, check out the list of plugins that support this version.

Glossary Plugin

  • Saturday, November 13 2021 @ 11:37 am EST
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The oldish Glossary Plugin is re-released. The code is re-developed, but the database stays the same for now. See latest developments or demo yourselves with a large grossary.

The plugin is intended to create glossaries for your site, whilst your content can be enriched with links to known glossary entries. Multiple subjects are supported and a autotag lets you choose which subject to use for a certain text.

Make sure you have users added to the glossary.admin and/or glossary.edit security groups.

Glossary catches the userID that submits a term, and the userID that edits a term. Along with a timeStamp. Categories can be defined which work site wide.

Configuration is still old-fashioned; find them in config.php. Available languages are English and German (with thanks to Alexander Schmacks).

Geeklog Plugins that Support v2.2.1

  • Saturday, April 18 2020 @ 09:49 am EDT
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Here is a list of the latest plugins to receive updates since the release of Geeklog v2.2.1sr1. Some of these plugins will require this version.

Please note, we will continue to add to this list as plugins are released.

Here is a list of updated plugins expected to be release in the next few months:

  • Ban Plugin v2.0.3

These updated plugins support PHP 7.0+ and also contain new features and bug fixes as well. Please visit the download page of the specific plugin to find out more information. The plugins above can also be found on Github in our Geeklog Plugins Repository.

Updated: 2020-04-22 - Please note, that the new reCaptcha Plugin included with Geeklog v2.2.1 is not compatible with how the old reCaptcha plugin determines whether to display the reCaptcha or not on a page. This means older versions of plugins like the Forum that uses reCaptcha will either have to be updated to version 2.9.4 or the older plugin's code will have to have a small manual update (only if you want the reCaptcha to be used). See this Forum post for more information on the code you need to add to your older plugins if you want it to continue to use reCaptcha with it.

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