SMF 2.1 RC2 Released

Discussion in 'SMF' started by vbgamer45, Mar 30, 2019.

  1. vbgamer45

    vbgamer45 Adherent

    Simple Machines is pleased to announce the release of SMF 2.1 RC2. This second release candidate includes a number of bug fixes and improvements to security, stability, and performance. Notable improvements since RC1 include:
    • A fix for a bug that prevented background tasks, including sending notifications and alerts, from completing.
    • Improvements to the theme templates.
    • Database query improvements and optimizations.
    • Improvements to the upgrader, including more graceful recovery if corrupted data is encountered.
    • Efficiency improvements to the image proxy.
    • Security improvements for PHP 5.x.
    • 4-byte Unicode characters are handled correctly even on databases that do not support them.
    • SMF's Like button will not be hidden by ad blockers.
    • The obsolete Yahoo Messenger profile field has been dropped.
    • The default list of holidays now extends until 2030.
    • Sizes of uploaded files are calculated correctly.
    • Implements permissions system for BBCodes. (Mostly useful for custom BBCodes.)
    • Some bugs in the editor have been fixed.
    • Ampersands no longer break the post preview function.
    • Desktop alert counter always reports the correct number.

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  2. macfanpl

    macfanpl Participant

    Simply not done. Another lie
  3. vbgamer45

    vbgamer45 Adherent

    What do you mean? Which part?
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  4. MagicalAzareal

    MagicalAzareal Magical Developer

    It's good to see that SMF 2.1 is coming along well, it's been in development for waaay too long.
  5. Laniakea

    Laniakea Aspirant

    I know this version works well because I tested it.
  6. LordOfSpoon


    It's good to see SMF hanging in there. SMF is truly old school software that is very relevant today. I love that. I've honestly never used SMF on a live site before, on it testing but its a solid software.
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