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Forum update (4.1.17.1) today Dec 14

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Steven P.    13,864

We're upgrading the forum software to release 4.1.17.1 today, since @Redmak is off work for a free day!

 

It's another worthwhile update with some big changes:

 

4.1.17.1

This is a maintenance release to fix minor issues.

 

Also included: 4.1.17

In addition to many small bug fixes, this release includes:

  • Accounts flagged as spammers are now more visibly different on the member list in AdminCP
  • Added quite a few new embed providers
    • codepen.io
    • coub.com
    • deviantart.com
    • docs.com
    • funnyordie.com
    • gettyimages.com
    • iFixit.com
    • kickstarter.com
    • meetup.com
    • mixcloud.com
    • mix.office.com
    • on.aol.com
    • reddit.com
    • reverbnation.com
    • screencast.com
    • screenr.com
    • slideshare.net
    • smugmug.com
    • ustream.tv
    • Google Maps (requires free Google API key)
  • Default location for an AdminCP tab honors the admin's ordering
  • Staff notification emails for tickets in Commerce now include the ticket ID
  • Auto-saved content in the editor will now expire after 48 hours
  • If you load an editor that has previous auto-saved content you will now be prompted to keep or remove it
  • You can now set pre-filled reasons for Warning actions that will automatically populate the member notes editor when a moderator warns a user
  • Escape key will now cancel quick-edit on titles
  • Adds a setting to restrict member birthday view to admins only or to completely disable prompting for birthday to member
  • There are now more "save and reload" options in various places to keep your place when editing content or settings
  • New check all box when viewing activity on a member profile for easier moderation
  • You can now hide posts that are unapproved rather than just approve or delete
  • When a moderator changes the status of a report in the ModCP the system now puts a reply in moderator comments noting the change
  • When you see a "could not write file" error the file it was trying to write now shows in the error logs
  • You can now quickly edit tags when viewing an item without having to edit it if you have permission
  • If you are using multiple devices to login to a site you will be less likely to be logged out
  • Tags can now be quickly edited when viewing an item
  • Administrators can now create custom RSS feeds for various content
  • Enhancements to IP discovery tools for moderators
  • Actions for reports in ModCP now show when status is changed as a comment
  • Redesigned support tool
  • More REST API methods
  • Password strength rating and requirement option
  • Guest terms of service alert
  • Minimum age requirement
  • Ban Filters are now Word Filters and can set words to automatically moderate
  • Display name history is now available on profile view
  • Better analytics integration
  • Leaderboard

More release information...

 

 

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Steven P.    13,864

This is about to start.

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Boo Berry    2,264

Good luck!

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margrave    1,372

Brace for impact

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+John.    1,395

Fingers crossed! Good luck guys

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Boo Berry    2,264

That was quick? :p

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Redmak    353

Done :)

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+John.    1,395

As Neowin forum upgrades go that couldn't have been smoother! 

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Brandon H    3,046

wow an update happened this morning? I just came into work to see everything running smoothly still. Well done guys :)

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Boo Berry    2,264

Might be related to the upgrade, but I keep getting the notification alert count at the top right of the site at random, even after I've already viewed all notifications previously.

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Brandon H    3,046
22 minutes ago, Boo Berry said:

Might be related to the upgrade, but I keep getting the notification alert count at the top right of the site at random, even after I've already viewed all notifications previously.

have not witnessed that one myself. sounds like it could be a garbled cookie to me

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Eric    1,605
25 minutes ago, Boo Berry said:

Might be related to the upgrade, but I keep getting the notification alert count at the top right of the site at random, even after I've already viewed all notifications previously.

It's still reindexing posts so it may be notifying you as they're completed. Looks like it should be done soon.

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