phpMyFAQ Changelog

New in version 2.8.7

February 6th, 2014
  • Fixed PHP 5.4 related issue introduced in 2.8.6

New in version 2.8.6 (February 5th, 2014)

  • Fixed IE8/9 only XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities (advisory)
  • updated Hungarian translation
  • updated Spanish translation
  • updated bundled Symfony ClassLoader to version 2.4.1
  • fixed some minor bugs

New in version 2.8.5 (January 4th, 2014)

  • fixed SSO logins with mod_auth_kerb
  • improved HTTPS handling
  • updated Dutch translation
  • updated European Portuguese translation
  • fixed some minor bugs

New in version 2.8.4 (November 27th, 2013)

  • fixed possible arbitrary PHP code execution
  • updated Chinese (Traditional) translation
  • updated Dutch translation
  • fixed some minor bugs

New in version 2.8.3 (November 19th, 2013)

  • fixed missing permission check on Image Manager (advisory)
  • improved HTML / CSS code
  • updated Brazilian Portuguese translation
  • updated Japanese translation
  • updated Spanish translation
  • update Swedish translation
  • fixed some minor bugs

New in version 2.8.2 (July 26th, 2013)

  • added French Canada translation
  • improved attachment upload dialog with HTML5 File API
  • updated Finnish translation
  • fixed some minor bugs

New in version 2.8.1 (June 27th, 2013)

  • added support for Grunt
  • added minified CSS and JavaScript code
  • improved usability for group administration
  • fixed broken updates for MS SQL and SQLite
  • fixed IE8 related JavaScript issues
  • fixed HTML5 validation errors
  • fixed Arabic translation
  • fixed some minor bugs

New in version 2.8.0 (May 22nd, 2013)

  • changed PHP requirement to PHP 5.3.3 and later
  • phpMyFAQ is now licensed under the terms of Mozilla Public License 2.0
  • added new and improved frontend and backend user interface based on Twitter Bootstrap 2.3.2
  • added multi site support
  • added auto-save for FAQs during editing
  • added improved advanced search in subcategories
  • added possibility to close and delete open questions
  • added possibility to delete multiple open questions
  • added user control panel
  • added support for Composer
  • added configurable maintenance mode
  • added user notification for answered questions
  • added possibility to deactivate complete FAQ export
  • added possibility to random sorting of FAQs
  • added documentation in Markdown with GitHub style HTML export
  • added support for Gravatar
  • added user statistic report in admin dashboard
  • improved usability of administration backend
  • improved setup and update
  • improved security with salted passwords
  • improved attachment functionality
  • improved CSS development with LESS
  • improved minified CSS output
  • simplified the link verification
  • dropped support for IBM DB2, Interbase/Firebird and Sybase
  • dropped support for PHP register_globals and magic_quotes_gpc
  • dropped support for Google Translate API v1
  • dropped support for Delicious
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.9.1
  • updated bundled Modernizr to version 2.6.2
  • updated bundled TinyMCE to version 3.5.7
  • updated bundled Symfony ClassLoader to version 2.2.1
  • updated bundled Font Awesome to version 3.1
  • updated bundled jQuery Sparklines to version 2.1.1
  • updated PHP dependency management using Composer
  • updated Czech translation
  • updated Portuguese translation
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.8.0 RC3 (March 15th, 2013)

  • improved English and German translations
  • improved user interface
  • fixed various JavaScript and PHP issues

New in version 2.8.0 RC2 (March 4th, 2013)

  • removed Delicious support
  • updated bundled Symfony ClassLoader to version 2.2.0
  • updated bundled Bootstrap to version 2.3.1
  • fixed many bugs

New in version 2.8.0 RC (February 13th, 2013)

  • This version adds a user statistics report in the admin dashboard and updates the bundled jQuery Sparklines plugin to version 2.1.1, the bundled Bootstrap to version 2.3.0, and jQuery to version 1.9.1.
  • As always, it fixes many bugs and refactors a lot of code.

New in version 2.8.0 Beta 3 (January 29th, 2013)

  • added support for Gravatar
  • updated bundled Font Awesome to version 3.0
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.8.0 Beta 2 (January 4th, 2013)

  • fixed broken setup
  • dropped support for Google Translate API v1
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.8.0 Alpha 3 (November 21st, 2012)

  • added user notification for answered questions
  • added possibility to deactivate complete FAQ export
  • added documentation in Markdown with GitHub style HTML export
  • improved usability of administration backend
  • improved setup and update
  • improved attachment functionality
  • improved minified CSS output
  • simplified the link verification
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.8.2
  • updated bundled Modernizr to version 2.6.2
  • updated bundled Bootstrap to version 2.2.1
  • updated bundled TinyMCE to version 3.5.7
  • updated PHP dependency management using Composer
  • updated Czech translation
  • fixed a lot of bugs

New in version 2.7.9 (November 3rd, 2012)

  • updated Czech translation
  • updated Dutch translation
  • updated French translation
  • improved English translation
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.7.8 (August 23rd, 2012)

  • added new and improved frontend and backend user interface based on Twitter Bootstrap
  • added improved advanced search in subcategories
  • added possibility to close and delete open questions
  • added user control panel
  • dropped support for IBM DB2, Interbase/Firebird and Sybase
  • improved usability of administration backend
  • improved setup and update
  • improved security with salted passwords
  • improved CSS development with LESS
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.7.1
  • updated bundled Modernizr to version 2.5.2
  • updated bundled Twitter Bootstrap to version 2.0.1
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.7.7 (July 2nd, 2012)

  • added Bosnian translation
  • improved complete PDF export
  • updated Polish translation
  • updated Simplified Chinese translation
  • fixed Arabian and Bengali translation
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.8.0 Alpha (March 1st, 2012)

  • added new and improved frontend and backend user interface based on Twitter Bootstrap
  • added improved advanced search in subcategories
  • added possibility to close and delete open questions
  • added user control panel
  • dropped support for IBM DB2, Interbase/Firebird and Sybase
  • improved usability of administration backend
  • improved setup and update
  • improved security with salted passwords
  • improved CSS development with LESS
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.7.1
  • updated bundled Modernizr to version 2.5.2
  • updated bundled Twitter Bootstrap to version 2.0.1
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.7.3 (January 17th, 2012)

  • improved PDF export
  • updated Dutch translation
  • fixed some PostgreSQL related issues
  • fixed some attachment related issues
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.7.2 (January 1st, 2012)

  • improved PDF export and install script
  • updated Finnish translation
  • updated French translation
  • updated Chinese (Simplified) translation
  • updated bundled TCPDF library to version 5.9.136
  • updated bundled jQuery datePicker plugin
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.7.1 (October 26th, 2011)

  • fixed security issue in bundled ImageManager library
  • added missing translations
  • added configurable encryption type for passwords
  • added support for anonymous login for LDAP servers
  • added table of contents in PDF exports
  • fixed some bugs

New in version 2.7.0 (October 3rd, 2011)

  • changed PHP requirement to PHP 5.2.3
  • dropped support for MySQL 4.1
  • dropped support for Internet Explorer 6 + 7
  • dropped support for obsolete Microsummaries (Thorsten)
  • added new HTML5/CSS3 powered layout and administration backend
  • added configurable search relevance functionality
  • added automatic translations with Google Translate
  • added Twitter support
  • added Facebook Like Button support
  • added "Bookmark on Delicious" support
  • added Ajax-powered comment functionality
  • added attachment administration frontend
  • added basic authentication support for LDAP groups
  • added basic support for HTML5 microdata
  • added functionality of the TinyMCE save button
  • added basic reporting functionality
  • added IPv6 support
  • added support for Single Sign On authentication
  • added support for complete secured FAQ installations
  • added user configurable date formatting
  • added captcha image refresh
  • added possibility to delete user generated search terms
  • improved usability in frontend and administration backend
  • improved attachment handling in administration backend
  • enabling Gzip compression by default
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.6.2
  • updated bundled Modernizr to version 2.0
  • updated bundled TinyMCE to version 3.4.2
  • updated bundled SyntaxHighlighter to version 3.0.83
  • updated bundled TCPDF library to version 5.9.110
  • updated Dutch translation
  • updated German translation
  • updated Japanese translation
  • updated Portuguese translation
  • updated Russian translation
  • updated Spanish translation

New in version 2.7.0 RC (September 14th, 2011)

  • added possibility to delete user generated search terms
  • updated Japanese translation
  • updated Spanish translation
  • fixed a lot of bugs

New in version 2.7.0 Beta 3 (August 18th, 2011)

  • added captcha image refresh
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.6.2
  • updated bundled Modernizr to version 2.0
  • updated bundled TCPDF library to version 5.9.110
  • improved usability in frontend and administration backend
  • improved attachment handling in administration backend
  • fixed a lot of bugs

New in version 2.6.17 (June 9th, 2011)

  • updated Portuguese translation
  • fixed minor bugs

New in version 2.6.16 (June 1st, 2011)

  • updated Dutch translation
  • updated French translation
  • fixed minor bugs

New in version 2.7.0 Alpha 2 (March 24th, 2011)

  • added functionality of the TinyMCE save button
  • added basic reporting functionality
  • added IPv6 support
  • improved usability in frontend and administration backend
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.5.1
  • updated bundled Modernizr to version 1.7
  • many major bugfixes

New in version 2.6.15 (February 24th, 2011)

  • This version adds a Malay translation and updates the Danish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish translations.
  • It fixes some minor bugs.

New in version 2.6.14 (January 25th, 2011)

  • changed PHP requirement to PHP 5.2.3
  • dropped support for MySQL 4.1
  • dropped support for Internet Explorer 6
  • added new HTML5 powered layout and administration backend
  • added configurable search relevance functionality
  • added automatic translations with Google Translate
  • added Twitter support
  • added Facebook Like Button support
  • added "Bookmark on Delicious" support
  • added Ajax-powered comment functionality
  • added attachment administration frontend
  • added basic authentication support for LDAP groups
  • added basic support for HTML5 microdata
  • enabling Gzip compression by default
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.4.4

New in version 2.7.0 Alpha (January 12th, 2011)

  • changed PHP requirement to PHP 5.2.3
  • dropped support for MySQL 4.1
  • dropped support for Internet Explorer 6
  • added new HTML5 powered layout and administration backend
  • added configurable search relevance functionality
  • added automatic translations with Google Translate
  • added Twitter support
  • added Facebook Like Button support
  • added "Bookmark on Delicious" support
  • added Ajax-powered comment functionality
  • added attachment administration frontend
  • added basic authentication support for LDAP groups
  • added basic support for HTML5 microdata
  • enabling Gzip compression by default
  • updated bundled jQuery to version 1.4.4

New in version 2.6.13 (December 16th, 2010)

  • clean package

New in version 2.6.12 (December 14th, 2010)

  • added experimental support for MariaDB
  • added empty LDAP configuration file as example
  • updated Arabic translation
  • updated Dutch translation
  • updated French translation
  • updated Norwegian BokmÃ¥l translation
  • fixed minor bugs

New in version 2.6.10 (November 3rd, 2010)

  • added several security enhancements
  • updated Chinese (Simplified) translation
  • updated German translation (Thorsten)
  • updated Portuguese translation
  • fixed minor bugs (Thorsten)

New in version 2.6.9 (September 29th, 2010)

  • This version fixes an XSS vulnerability.
  • It adds a Slovak translation, and has a minor usability improvement in the administration backend.
  • It fixes an issue with embedded Google Analytics code.

New in version 2.6.8 (September 1st, 2010)

  • We dropped the Oracle database support and added a new TinyMCE plugin for adding internal links by a suggest search. We also added a basic HTML5 powered administration backend and improved the setup and update functionality. The bundled TCPDF library was updated to version 5.6.000, the bundled TinyMCE editor component to version 3.3.8 and the bundled phpseclib to version 0.2.1. We also updated the Russian and the Portuguese translation. We fixed a XML rendering issue and many minor bugs.

New in version 2.6.7 (July 30th, 2010)

  • This release includes a complete refactored and unittested search backend, an improved pagination functionality and we fixed various problems with Microsoft SQL Server Driver for PHP. We also fixed some minor bugs.

New in version 2.6.6 (June 22nd, 2010)

  • This release includes a refactored database abstraction, fixes OpenLDAP authentication, fixes duplication of search results, fixes an issue with duplicate sitemap characters and some solution ID issues. We improved the glossary deletion workflowand updated the Brazilian Portuguese and Norwegian Bokmal translations. We also fixed some minor bugs.

New in version 2.6.5 (May 25th, 2010)

  • This release updates bundled TCPDF library to version 5.0.009 and TinyMCE editor component to version 3.3.5.1. We refactored OpenSearch plugin code base and fixed small update issues in update script, a missing language fallback issue in instant response, the user deletion in admin backend and a backup/restore bug. We updated the Polish, Russian and Thai translation. We also fixed some minor bugs.

New in version 2.6.3 (March 3rd, 2010)

  • This release fixes various mail issues and improves links rewriting, sitemap for Chinese, Japanese and Korean content and the meta keyword handling. We updated Portuguese and French translation. We also fixed a lot of minor bugs.

New in version 2.6.2 (February 2nd, 2010)

  • This release fixes an update script issue, the display of Chinese, Japanese and Korean content in PDFs, some issues with RSS feeds and the broken Spanish translation. We also updated the French translation and fixed some minor bugs.

New in version 2.6.1 (January 24th, 2010)

  • This release updates the bundled TCPDF library to version 4.8.026 and we improved cookie handling. We also fixed a lot of bugs reported by our users the last two weeks.

New in version 2.6.0 (January 12th, 2010)

  • With this release we moved all language files to UTF-8 and added TCPDF as replacement for FPDF library. We also added support for TinyMCE translations, support for multi-language news, user adjustable template sets and styles, support plurals in translations, share on Facebook link, a rest/json API, secure login if SSL is available, FAQ entry dependent meta description, and experimental support for Microsoft Windows Web App Gallery. We improved the attachment functionality, the install script, the category view with description, the FAQ entry activation, the user administration, and the FAQ entry workflow. We removed Docbook XML export and the Net_IDNA library. Finally, we updated the Greek, the Lithuanian, and the Japanese translation.

New in version 2.5.4 (November 11th, 2009)

  • This release fixes various PostgreSQL related issues, updates the Dutch and Brazilian Portuguese translations and we fixed many minor bugfixes.

New in version 2.5.3 (October 20th, 2009)

  • This release switches the version control system from SVN to git, and adds missing Perl syntax highlighting.
  • It fixes the missing info link in news, the broken group permission check for instant response, the broken attachment download, and some SQLite problems.
  • The Japanese translation was updated.

New in version 2.5.2 (September 2nd, 2009)

  • This release fixes an IE6/7 only XSS vulnerability.
  • It updates the Polish and Chinese language files, and fixes a problem with the Czech translation.

New in version 2.5.1 (August 11th, 2009)

  • The phpMyFAQ Team would like to announce the availability of phpMyFAQ 2.5.1, the "Otto Lilienthal" release. We added support for LDAP-datamapping, e.g. against an Active Directory Server, support for multi-domain-authentication, e.g. against an ADS-Global Catalog, support for PHP LDAP options, and a Lithuanian translation. We fixed LDAP and some Oracle issues, and improved our svn2package script. Beside that many minor bugfixes were made.

New in version 2.5.0 RC2 (June 15th, 2009)

  • Updated the Turkish translation
  • Minor fixes and improvements in the install script and
  • Many minor bugfixes

New in version 2.5.0 RC (June 12th, 2009)

  • Removed the last Prototype based JavaScript code.
  • Added visual Ajax indicators in administration backend, a new Image and File Manager in administration backend.
  • Added a translation frontend for editing and sharing phpMyFAQ's translation files.
  • Improved some language files.
  • Fixed a lot of bugs..

New in version 2.0.15 (June 3rd, 2009)

  • Fixes a XSS vulnerability

New in version 2.0.14 (May 22nd, 2009)

  • Updated the Vietnames translation
  • Improved the tagging implementation
  • Fixed a authentication bypass
  • The content type for the RSS feeds are now correct
  • Some minor fixes

New in version 2.0.13 (April 21st, 2009)

  • added new blocked words for spam protection
  • fixed fatal error in PHP 5.3
  • fixed redirect problem with multiviews in .htaccess
  • fixed problem with visible questions in RSS feed
  • minor bugfixes

New in version 2.0.12 (February 18th, 2009)

  • This release fixes a bug when using MySQL 6, and an annoying installation bug on some Linux systems.
  • It also fixes a lot of minor issues.

New in version 2.0.9 (October 17th, 2008)

  • This release improves the spam detection and fixes some bugs introduced with version 2.0.8.

New in version 2.0.8 (September 11th, 2008)

  • This release fixes a security issue, some errors with MS SQL and IBM DB2 support, and some minor bugs.
  • The French and Serbian translations were updated.
  • The repository was switched from CVS to SVN.