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Geeklog v2.2.2

  • Tuesday, September 27 2022 @ 08:17 am EDT
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Geeklog v2.2.2 is now available for download and is the recommended version for all production sites. An update package is also available that contains only the files needed to upgrade from Geeklog v2.2.1sr1 to 2.2.2.

This version of Geeklog now fully supports PHP v8.1. The minimum system requirements for installing Geeklog v2.2.2 is:

  • PHP v5.6.4 or higher (PHP 8.1 is supported)
  • MySQL v4.1.2 or higher (MySQL 5 recommended)
  • Postgresql v9.1.7 or later

There was 95 closed issues for this version of Geeklog which resulted in 468 code commits (with 2,342 changed files). The major new features, improvements and fixes in this version include:

  • [Feature] Added Top 10 Likes and Dislikes to User Profile
  • [Feature] Added Likes Control to Static Pages and Polls
  • [Feature] Added Error Limit for submissions that works similar to Speed Limit. Ban plugin v2.0.4 supports this feature
  • [Feature] Geeklog Core emails now use templates (for HTML and plain text) and are sent as HTML by default
  • [Feature] Add an option to anonymize IP addresses and APIs to handle them
  • [Feature] Added redirects in Routing Manager
  • [Feature] reCAPTCHA Plugin support reCAPTCHA v3
  • [Improvement] Support for PHP 8.1
  • [Improvement] Now uses PHPMailer to send emails (replaces abandoned Swiftmailer)
  • [Improvement] Added Persian language and dropped support for languages that have not received new translations in a while
  • [Improvement] Removed unused user settings and cleaned up user tables structure
  • [Improvement] Sitemap is now updated and not completely recreated each time something changes
  • [Bug] Added missing postmode field to Admin User Editor
  • [Bug] After logging out of one user account, cannot log into different user account in the same browser
  • [Bug] Fixed Staticpage Editor Doesn't Remember Some Settings on Reload of Editor
  • [Bug] Handling of Zip Files that have Files with Names not Compatible with the Web Servers OS

... as well as a lot of 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.

Geeklog Plugins that Support v2.2.2

  • Monday, October 03 2022 @ 09:38 am EDT
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Here is a list of the latest plugins to receive updates since the release of Geeklog v2.2.2. 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:

  • Downloads Plugin v1.2.3.1

These updated plugins support PHP 8.1 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.

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).

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