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[Closed] wpForo 2.2 is released!

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We've just released wpForo 2.2 middle version!

wpForo 2.2 comes with lots of minor bags fixed. Some hooks have been added for wpForo developers and for managing wpForo functions.

Important update notes

  • After the update, please delete all caches and purge CDN if you have.
  • After the update, please flush Redis Object Cache if you have this cache enabled


2.2.10 Changes

  • Added: Lots of new hooks requested by different developers
  • Fixed Bug: Improved the init_current_object() function to avoid PHP errors
  • Fixed Bug: Fix wpforo_urlencode() to lowcase URLs carefully
  • New Addon: wpForo – User Mentioning
  • Addon Update: wpForo – User Custom Field – Added [wpforo-members] shortcode with user fields filters and sorting parameters


2.2.9 Changes

  • Added: Topic type classes to wrapper DIVs for better styling
  • Added: Classes to all dates in topics and posts
  • Fixed Bug: Vulnerable to Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
  • Fixed Bug: PHP Fatal error when BuddyPress or Ultimate Member is deactivated
  • Fixed Bug: Emoji encoding issue to be saved in utf8mb4 database tables
  • Fixed Bug: rel="noindex,nofollow" to JS popup login and registration links


2.2.8 Changes

  • Added: Display subforums' topics with the parent forum topics. By default the feature is disabled, you can enable it in Dashboard > wpForo > Settings > Display Topics & Posts admin page
  • Added: Can post and can listen to voice posting permissions
  • Fixed Bug: Fixed some font awesome icons
  • Fixed Bug: PHP Fatal Errors
  • Fixed Bug: Problems with options cache
  • New Addon: wpForo - Voice Posting


2.2.7 Changes

  • Improved: Forum search supports exact phrase search and boolean search:
    • Example: "search phrase" for exact phrase search
    • Example: +search +phrase for boolean search ("+" means AND)
    • Example: -"search phrase" for boolean search ("-" means NOT)
    • Example: search* for wildcard search
  • Added: rel="nofollow" to share buttons and links
  • Updated: Font Awesome to 6.5.1
  • Updated: Replaced Twitter share buttons to X, with icons and colors
  • Hooks: Added hooks to display user fields on posts and member list using wpForo User Custom Fields addon


2.2.6 Changes

  • Added: Detecting the timezone from the user's browser if it's not set in the account settings
  • Fixed Bug: Vulnerable to Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)


2.2.5 Changes

  • Compatibility: Adopted with old 7.x PHP version to avoid PHP errors
  • Fixed Bug: Last post information on forum list
  • Fixed Bug: Forum participants avatars
  • Fixed Bug: Vulnerability to Content Injection
  • Fixed Bug: Vulnerable to Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
  • Fixed Bug: PHP error / Syntax error, unexpected '|', expected variable (T_VARIABLE))
  • Fixed Bug: PHP error / Typed property wpforo\classes\Cache::$dir must not be accessed before initialization
  • Fixed Bug: PHP error / Argument #2 ($haystack) must be of type array, null given in includes/hooks.php:1528
  • Fixed Bug: PHP error / Trying to access array offset on value of type null in themes/2022/layouts/2/post.php
  • Fixed Bug: Fatal error on user login and registration


2.2.4 Changes

  • Compatibility: WordPress 6.4
  • Added: Hook to control enabled activity types for BuddyPress integration
  • Added: Better performance of Simplified forum layout
  • Changed: Twitter to X, icons and labels
  • Fixed Bug: XSS vulnerability issue
  • Fixed Bug: User registration vulnerability
  • Fixed Bug: Validating uploaded avatar files
  • Fixed Bug: No way to select empty value for dropdown field
  • Fixed Bug: Fatal error: array_merge() argument #2 must be of type array, null given in wpforo/classes/Activity.php:217


2.2.3 Changes

  • Added: New hooks for activity editing and deleting methods
  • Added: Suggesting correct page for setting forum as the home page
  • Fixed Bug: Statistic issue on forum list of the Simplified Layout
  • Fixed Bug: Remove auto-generation of log files
  • Fixed Bug: 404 error when accessing URLs with postid in numeric permalink structure
  • New Addon: wpForo - Paid Membership Pro Integration 


2.2.2 Changes

  • Added: Increase max length of avatar URL field
  • Added: Synchronize user roles and usergroups when roles are updated
  • Fixed Bug: Issue with adding new forum access in non-latin languages
  • Fixed Bug: Secondary usergroups syncing issue with multiple user roles
  • New Addon: wpForo – MemberPress Integration
  • New Addon: wpForo – SureMembers Integration


2.2.1 Changes

  • Fixed Bug: PHP Error with Blog-Forum Cross Posting addon
  • Fixed Bug: Forum board pageid shows “not found” message for Forum Admin
  • Fixed Bug: Permission issue with editing of forum cover image


2.2.0 Changes

  • Compatibility: WordPress 6.3
  • Added: Button to copy a forum with all settings and permissions in dashboard
  • Added: Filter hook to change wpForo cache directory
  • Added: New email shortcodes [user_group_name], [user_group_names], [user_secondary_group_names]
  • Added: Improved canonical URL generation and filtering unnecessary parts
  • Added: Flexible tag separator, hook to change it
  • Added: Shortcode for activity, account, and other profile pages
  • Added: Hooks:
    • wpforo_cache_dir
    • wpforo_tag_separator
    • wpforo_init_canonical_url
  • Fixed Bug: PHP Fatal error when disable following and subscriptions modules
  • Fixed Bug: Issue with arabic comma in topic tags
  • Fixed Bug: RTL issues with some font-awesome icons
  • Fixed Bug: RTL issues with tags

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Posted : 16/08/2023 12:27 pm
kapusta369, mulineq, pergolaadelaide and 6 people reacted
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Congrats 🤗 🤗 

Posted : 16/08/2023 5:46 pm
Posts: 218
Reputable Member

Just updated our site, so far so good, haven't noticed any immediate noticeable issues.

Posted : 16/08/2023 10:25 pm
Posts: 42
Trusted Member

A great update. I didn't expect the RTL bugs to get solved this fast!

Posted : 18/08/2023 7:07 pm