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EasyDiscuss 5.0.6 Released

EasyDiscuss 5.0.6 Released
We have just released an update for EasyDiscuss to address some of the issues encountered in the previous release. Apart from that, we also added a brand new color picker for the editor too! Read on to learn more about this release.


  • Added new top level domain settings to parse known top level domains correctly 馃啎
  • Added new cron password settings to prevent unauthorized access to cronjob urls 馃啎
  • Addressed compatibility issues with Joomla 4.x
  • Modules section at the back-end is now generated correctly on Joomla 4.x
  • Version information for modules are now updated to its correct versions
  • Fixed errors with single click updater on Joomla 4.x
  • Fixed issue with subscription filters not rendered on the subscriptions listing
  • Fixed issues with installing modules on Joomla 4.x
  • Fixed issues storing ipv6 ip addresses on the discussion table
  • Fixed issue with fetching e-mails from pop3 mailboxes when ssl is deactivated
  • Fixed issue with not being able to re-order post types from the back-end on Joomla 4.x
  • Fixed issue with testing server connections for e-mail parsing

Front End

  • Added new color picker functionality in the editor 馃啎
  • StackIdeas toolbar is now included with EasyDiscuss by default 馃啎
  • Built-in toolbar is now removed from EasyDiscuss in favor of StackIdeas toolbar
  • Addressed issue with branching replies not generating new permalink
  • Quoting and delete functions will now work correctly on article pages
  • Unread posts will now be styled differently
  • EasyDiscuss now displays recent conversations on the conversation popup to avoid confusions
  • Fixed styling issues in notification popup when view all link is too long
  • Fixed styling issues when listings and editor is being rendered on Joomla article pages
  • Fixed integration issues with JFBConnect where user avatar does not appear correctly
  • Fixed issue with user ranking not appearing consistently on user profile page
  • Fixed errors generated on search page when site is on PHP 5.x
  • Fixed issue with not being able to insert links in bbcode


  • New post button on search module will now respect the user's ACL
  • Fixed issue with last reply user not displayed correctly for Recent Discussions module
  • Fixed issue with incorrect date appearing under the Top Members module


  • Added new event trigger onAfterGenerateAvatar to allow 3rd-party plugins to alter user avatar and profile links
  • Fixed issue with users not receiving e-mail notifications when they receive a new private message 
  • Fixed issue with advanced search plugin for Joomla generating errors on Joomla 4.x
  • Fixed conflicts caused by EasyDiscuss content plugin
  • Fixed issue with not being able to create discussions due to different method of event triggers on Joomla 4.x

Updating to EasyDiscuss 5.0.6 

Updating EasyDiscuss is a pretty straightforward 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!

Black Friday Deals

Enjoy 25% discount off EasyDiscuss and all templates and apps from the App Store from today up till the 26th November 2021. Use the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY21 during checkout to enjoy the discount.


Comments (9)

Seem like the full package installation stuck at 'Initializing Stackideas Toolbar'.
And what is that 30 days money back guarantee t&c when downloading full package? Is that new terms?


Hello Syabab,

If you encounter issues with the installer, please do start a new ticket on our helpdesk :)

As for the full package download, this is only applied to users who just recently purchased to avoid abuse on the full packages.

Hi Stackteam, thank you all for this update!

Question, is there a setting to change the color of the unread posts in the settings?

There is currently no settings for this but you can easily tweak this using custom css codes.

i have same problem, no all users can do a custom css, sad i dont have support even i just pay this

If you need help with the css code, all you need to do is to start a new ticket on our helpdesk.

We'll also try to see if we can add this as settings.

Thanks for your great products. No Black Friday deals for EasySocial?

Comment was last edited about 2 months ago by Pablo de la Cruz Pablo de la Cruz

Hello Pablo,

Currently the Black Friday deal is only applicable to EasyDiscuss and the templates / apps on the App Store at https://stackideas.com/apps

hmm pity its not on all Stackideas products also Mobile apps like https://stackideas.com/easysocial/native-mobile-app-plans

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