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EasyDiscuss 5.0.5 Released

EasyDiscuss 5.0.5 Released

We have just released an update for EasyDiscuss to address some of the issues encountered in the previous release.

These are the changes and additions that we have performed on this release:

  • 🆕 Added new settings to configure display time to use lapsed time or a timestamp
  • 🆕 Added new settings to toggle visibility of the timestamp for comments
  • 🆕 Added new achievement for liking replies
  • 🆕 Added auto-detection of Facebook videos so that urls would be converted into embedded video player
  • 🆕 Added more sorting options in category view
  • 🆕 Added support for multi-lingual badge description
  • 🆕 Added a new menu item for login layout in EasyDiscuss
  • H1 is now used for post titles for SEO purposes
  • Fixed avatar integration issues with Community Builder
  • Fixed issue with pagination not working when searching from search module
  • Fixed issue with categories module not sorting categories correctly in alphabetical order
  • Fixed issue with user mentions not working correctly when admin configured the site to use nickname over real name
  • Fixed issue with EasyDiscuss custom fields for Joomla rendering user's form multiple times
  • Fixed issue where unpublished post types are still appearing in the filter despite being disabled
  • Fixed issue with not being able to edit reply (using WYSIWYG editor) while unicode aliases are turned off
  • Fixed issue with login provider settings not being respected
  • Fixed issue with category dropdown not displaying correct categories when editing a post
  • Fixed issue with not being able to send e-mail notifications to post owner
  • Fixed issue with missing anonymous checkbox when editing a reply
  • Fixed issue with guest names not appearing for replies
  • Fixed issue with date time for posts not respecting user's timezone
  • Fixed issue with liking a discussion not appearing under points history
  • Fixed issue with voting on discussion not appearing under points history
  • Fixed issue with switching pages on the ACL page
  • Fixed issue with duplicate replies being generated on the page when toolbar module is loaded on the page
  • Fixed issue with custom fields not adhering to permissions
  • Fixed issue with select2 not appearing correctly when trying to merge threads
  • Fixed issue with category navigation in toolbar module not working correctly
  • Fixed incorrect class names in popbox
  • Fixed issue with not being able to re-order categories from the back-end
  • Updated Amazon S3 regions
  • Points history will now display actions performed by the site administrator on the user
  • Standardized post replies date display format across entry and listings view
  • New discussion post e-mail notification will no longer notify moderator if the post is being rejected
  • Prevent enter key from submitting form when user is trying to insert photos, videos or link using the built-in bbcode editor
  • Updated installer to be compatible with Joomla 4.0.0 stable
  • Updated back-end styling to be compatible with Joomla 4.0.0 stable
  • Optimized sql queries to fix a couple of slow queries generated by MySQL
  • Added missing manage subscription link in e-mail templates
  • Permalinks are added on the badge name on the notifications
  • Checkout the changelog for the full changes

Joomla 4.0 & Joomla 3.10

For those of you who are considering to upgrade your site to either Joomla 3.10 or Joomla 4.0, you can do so if you are already using EasyDiscuss 5. Since the release of EasyDiscuss 5.0, it is already compatible with Joomla 4.0 and Joomla 3.10.

Updating to EasyDiscuss 5.0.5

Updating EasyDiscuss is a pretty straight-forward procedure. You can update EasyDiscuss using the single click updater in Joomla or the back-end of EasyDiscuss. Alternatively, you can also download the latest version from your dashboard and install it just like how you normally install any extension.

Our awesome support team is always around should you require any assistance at all.

Happy Updating!

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