April 2014 Website Changes and Updates


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We are pleased to announce additional updates to the website this month:
  • April 8, 2014: PHP Version 5.5.11
  • April 8, 2014: Forum software update (stability/maintenance release)
Our forum software has been updated today with an improved stability and maintenance release:
  • Added tool to test Twitter integration
  • Added option to allow payments to alternative PayPal accounts to be accepted for user upgrade purposes
  • Added option to control pruning of user change logs
  • Most of the changes are bug fixes. Some of the bugs fixed include:
  • Allow Twitter-related HTTP requests to be sent via cURL if SSL support is not built into PHP
  • Fixed cases where uncensored titles may have been displayed in emails
  • Updated Google+ integration to use the new, non-deprecated "email" scope
  • Fixed situations where pasting into the editor would remove text unexpectedly
  • Ensure that prefixes are usable when editing the title of a thread
  • Enforce prefix validation in more cases in the thread data writer
  • Standardized formatting of embedded media in emails
  • Strip EXIF information when manipulating an image via Imagick to ensure rotation is maintained correctly
  • Adjusted editor popup menus to be more consistent with the active color scheme
  • When copying a post, rewrite any inline attachment BB codes to point to the copied attachments
  • Fixed case where Firefox would maintain inline moderation selections unexpectedly
  • Improved display of smilies in the editor when scrolling is required
  • Improve display/translation of some additional fields in the user change log
  • Improved user change log display in RTL languages
  • Fixed situation where discouragement could be applied multiple times in one request
  • Adjust the watched forums list to better handle forums that aren't listed
  • Fix invalid _getExistingData function for forum watching
  • Send a 405 header when enforcing that a request is via POST
  • Adjust ETags to follow the specificiation more closely
April 8, 2014: Numerous domain names associated with this website have been renewed for the next 9-10 years.

April 22, 2014: User Map is back and much improved. Thanks to digitalpoint.

April 22, 2014: WindowsForum.com Apple iOS (3.7) app has been sent to Apple for review.

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