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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 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.

Geeklog v2.2.1

  • Wednesday, February 26 2020 @ 10:00 am EST
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Geeklog v2.2.1 is now available for download and is the recommended version for all production sites.

This version of Geeklog now fully supports PHP v7.3. The minimum PHP requirements have changed, they have gone from v5.3.3 to v5.6.4. In part for security reasons, we decided to update the minimum requirements of PHP to v5.6 since this is the only version of PHP v5 that has received any security updates in the last year. The system requirements for installing Geeklog v2.2.1 is now:

  • PHP 5.6.4 or higher
  • MySQL 4.1.2 or higher (MySQL 5 recommended)
  • Postgresql 9.1.7 or later

There was 141 closed issues for this version of Geeklog which resulted in 714 code commits (with over 4,000 changed files). The major new features, improvements and fixes in this version include:

  • [Feature] Geeklog now uses PHP built in support for sessions.
  • [Feature] Structured Data directly integrated into Geeklog along with plugin support. Includes initial support for Breadcrumbs, Articles, and Static Pages.
  • [Feature] For users without a photo you can now automatically generate user image/icon/avatar from Username.
  • [Feature] A configurable Likes and Dislikes system that also supports plugins.
  • [Feature] A switch to RichFileManager since the original Filemanager is depreciated (and has been removed).
  • [Feature] Can create a News specific XML Sitemap for Google News Publishers
  • [Feature] Convert any remote account to local account.
  • [Feature] EU Cookie Consent added to all themes.
  • [Feature] Staticpages Plugin template and PHP pages now support Geeklog Search.
  • [Improvement] Themes now have version numbers to enable better support detection
  • [Improvement] Multiple Geeklog Install Package improvements.
  • [Improvement] The Denim, and Denim_Three themes now display user photos with comments.
  • [Bug] Fixed saving of permissions for users when you have security groups within security groups.
  • [Bug] Fix for Duplicate Usernames & Usernames with Trailing Spaces.
  • [Bug] Fixed Geeklog User Group Assignments which were not correct on new installs.

... 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.

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