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EasySocial 4.0.8 Released

EasySocial 4.0.8 Released

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


  • Fixed issue with achievements not being saved at the back-end for Joomla 4.x
  • Updated dropdown menu actions at the back-end to work correctly on Joomla 4.x
  • Fixed issue with not being able to browse for event and group category in module settings
  • Fixed issue with not being able to browse for photo albums in module settings
  • Fixed issue with not being able to save in form builders for Pages, Groups and Events when workflow contains conditional required fields
  • Fixed compatibility issues with Joomla 4.x sidebar
  • Fixed issue with not being able to connect to sites with older ssl certificates


  • Added category of group in the breadcrumbs 🆕
  • Added new settings to enforce moderation on subsequent edits of group 🆕
  • Fixed issue with group announcements alert settings not being respected
  • Deleting album in groups will now also delete related notifications
  • Canonical urls are now generated correctly on filtered and paginated links


  • Added category of page in the breadcrumbs 🆕
  • Added new settings to enforce moderation on subsequent edits of pages 🆕
  • Fixed issue with duplicate headers being generated on the page listings after switching sorting option


  • Added category of event in the breadcrumbs 🆕
  • Added new settings to enforce moderation on subsequent edits of events 🆕
  • Errors are no longer being generated when hiding repetitive events on mobile devices
  • Formatted HTML contents are now appearing correctly for event descriptions on recurring events
  • Featured events are now sorted by closest date
  • Fixed issue with discussions widget not appearing when using mobile device


  • Fixed issue with video author appearing as guest when video is posted as a page
  • Fixed issue with sidebar not being rendered for guests
  • Fixed video embedding from vk.com when using mobile links


  • Fixed issue with photo uploads from activity stream causes photo name to be missing
  • Fixed incorrect photo tagging positions being stored when user is being tagged in a photo


  • Fixed issue with sidebar not being rendered for guests
  • Fixed issue with audio uploads from activity stream causes duplicate activity stream items


  • Added alerts for Groups, Events and Pages 🆕
  • Fixed issue with photo of listing not being stored on Joomla 4.x when a new listing is created
  • Fixed issue with featured items not appearing when using the nearby filter
  • Updated description for Marketplace apps to avoid confusions
  • Marketplace activity stream items will now respect photo image source size settings
  • Marketplace photos total size is now calculated correctly
  • Visibility option for image is now disabled in the custom fields


  • Fixed issue with not being able to delete advertisements on the front end with mobile devices


  • New conversation button will only appear when the user truly has access to the conversations feature
  • Fixed issue with not being able to upload attachments on Joomla 4.x


  • Display proper error notices to the user if they try to use an empty space on the start and end of their username
  • Radio field data will now retain when switching between different profile types
  • SEF link generated for user's album will now work correctly on Joomla 4.x
  • User ranking and leaderboard will now tally correctly
  • Fixed issue with new user registrations not being able to access edit profile page when storage management is enabled
  • Fixed issue with Acymailing custom field preventing profile save if Acymailing is not installed on the site
  • Fixed issue with points not being to rewarded to users when reacting to media items
  • Fixed issue with gender input not generated correctly on the quick registration form
  • Fixed issue with user's points history not being saved correctly on Joomla 4.x
  • Added sql optimizations for user badges table for extremely large sites

Activity Stream

  • Added a maximum timeout of 60 seconds for scraping web links
  • Improved SQL performance of the activity stream on the dashboard
  • Hashtags are deleted when its associated items are also deleted from the site
  • Fixed issue with replying to comment on stream not highlighting the user that is being replied to
  • Fixed issue with tapping on story type not closing the popup on mobile devices
  • Fixed issue with attachments not appearing on comments when Giphy and Smileys are disabled


  • Added additional indexing on database tables to improve the overall performance of queries being fired
  • Emoticons are now appearing in system notifications
  • Implemented recommendations from Google Pagespeed to get better page speed ranking
  • Marketplace images will no longer appear on the recent photos module
  • Dropdown filers and actions list will now work correctly on mobile devices
  • Updated reposting behavior to also respect posting permissions from Groups, Pages and Events
  • Fixed template conflicts with Helix framework causing off-canvas menu not being able to be scrolled
  • Fixed javascript conflicts with dropdown menu module on Joomla 4.x
  • Increased tap area for small photos on mobile devices to reduce SEO penalties by Lighthouse
  • Added nofollow tags for popbox items to reduce SEO penalties by Lighthouse
  • Fixed integrations with StackIdeas Toolbar module
  • Fixed issues with errors being generated during cron when push notification app is enabled
  • Fixed issue with emoticon images not appearing correctly in the e-mail notifications

Google Onetap Plugin

  • Fixed issue with login redirection not being respected

Update to EasySocial 4.0.8

Updating EasySocial is a pretty straight-forward procedure. You can update EasySocial using the single click updater in Joomla or the back end of EasySocial. 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.

Last but not least, we would like to wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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