The phpMyFAQ Team would like to announce the availability of the second beta release of our next major version, phpMyFAQ 2.7.0-beta2, the “Amy Winehouse” release. We added support for Single Sign On authentication, finally support for complete secured FAQ installations and and an user configurable date formatting option. We improved the complete usability all over the application, the Dutch and German translations were updated and we also fixed a lot of bugs. Do not use this version in production systems, but test this version and report bugs!
This release is dedicated to the victims of Oslo and Utøya attacks.
Today I finally upgraded the phpMyFAQ DevBlog to WordPress 3.2 and from an old MySQL 4.1 database to MySQL 5.1. This blog is running since january 2004 now and all updates from WordPress went smooth. This is quite cool.
The phpMyFAQ Team is pleased to announce the first beta release of our next major version, phpMyFAQ 2.7.0-beta, the “Ryan Dunn” release. We dropped the support for Internet Explorer 7 and upgraded all bundled libraries. We improved the complete usability all over the application and we also fixed a lot of bugs. The beta version is now feature complete we’re focus now on stability and more improved usability. Do not use this version in production systems, but test this version and please report bugs!
The phpMyFAQ Team is pleased to announce phpMyFAQ 2.6.17, the “Tillmann Uhrmacher” release. We updated the Portuguese translation and we fixed some minor bugs.
The phpMyFAQ Team would like to announce the availability of phpMyFAQ 2.6.16, the “Gunter Sachs” release. We updated the Dutch and French translation. We also fixed some minor bugs.
I was quite busy the last weeks after my trip to Cuba and I hadn’t that much time for phpMyFAQ. But I fixed some issues in both versions and I hope both releases will see the light very soon.
This year I’ll travel to Cuba and I won’t be online for the next 16 days. The next releases of phpMyFAQ will be at the end of April / beginning of May. See you then.
The phpMyFAQ Team is pleased to announce the second preview release of our next major version, phpMyFAQ 2.7.0-alpha2, the “Elizabeth Taylor” release. We added functionality of the TinyMCE save button, a basic reporting functionality and introduced IPv6 support. We massively improved the usability in the frontend and the administration backend. We also updated the bundled jQuery library to version 1.5.1 and Modernizr to version 1.7. We also fixed a lot of bugfixes. Do not use this version in production systems, but test this version and please report bugs!
The phpMyFAQ Team would like to announce the availability of phpMyFAQ 2.6.15, the “Christchurch” release. We added a Malay translation and we updated the Danish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish translation. We also fixed some minor bugs.
Today, 10 years ago, Thorsten Rinne and Bastian Pöttner started with the development of phpMyFAQ. We would like to say thank you everyone who helped with the development and everyone of our users! Happy birthday, phpMyFAQ!
The phpMyFAQ Team is pleased to announce phpMyFAQ 2.6.14, the “Macintosh 128″ release. We added rewrite rules for nginx, compatibility for MySQL 5.5 with ext/mysql and support to ban IPs from user tracking files. We improved the restore functionality and updated the Dutch and German translation. We fixed an issue with sending mails to category administrators and some minor bugs.
The phpMyFAQ Team would like to announce the availability of the first preview release of our next major version, phpMyFAQ 2.7.0-alpha, the “Robert Anton Wilson” release. With this release we changed the PHP requirement to PHP 5.2.3 and dropped to support for MySQL 4.1 as database backend and for Internet Explorer 6 as supported browser. We added a completely new HTML5 powered default layout and administration backend, a configurable search relevance functionality and automatic translations with the Google Translate API. We added Twitter support, Facebook Like Buttons and support for “Bookmark on Delicious” support. All comment functionality is now based on Ajax and we added an attachment administration frontend, basic authentication support for LDAP groups and basic support for HTML5 microdata. Gzip compression is now enabled by default and we updated the bundled jQuery to version 1.4.4. Do not use this version in production systems, but test this version and report bugs!
After more than 2 weeks of work during my holidays the first release of phpMyFAQ 2.7 is really close. The main work on the new layout is done and you’ll be surprised how phpMyFAQ 2.7 will look like. It’ll be an alpha release and not all functionality will be implemented, even some current features are disabled. So far we changed PHP requirement to PHP 5.2.3 and dropped support for MySQL 4.1 database and for Internet Explorer 6. The major user-visible change will be the new HTML5/CSS3 powered frontend default layout and administration backend with a lot of usability improvements.
Today is the last day of 2010 and I’m looking back to the last 12 months. phpMyFAQ saw about 14 releases including the major 2.6.0 release back in mid january. Since then we improved the whole code base of phpMyFAQ and we’re working hard on the 2.7 release which should see an alpha release the next weeks. I work on organizing a party for the 10th birthday of phpMyFAQ in february, too. Let’s start with the second decade of phpMyAQ!
Today I relaunched phpmyfaq.de with a new HTML5/CSS3 based layout. The new layout will be also rolled out for our FAQ and maybe on this blog. Some parts of the layout will also be used for the new phpMyFAQ 2.7 layout we’re currently working on. So stay tuned!
The phpMyFAQ Team is pleased to announce phpMyFAQ 2.6.12, the “Free Julian Assange” release. We added experimental support for MariaDB and an empty LDAP configuration file as example. We also updated the Arabic, the Dutch, the French and the Norwegian Bokmal translation. We also fixed some minor bugs.
The development of phpMyFAQ slowed down a little bit due to a lot of time spent in my daily work. But nevertheless there is some progress in all versions. phpMyFAQ 2.6.12 will see the light in december and is now really mature. phpMyFAQ 2.7 gets some interesting features like Twitter support and an improved search using a relevance von search results. This will be configurable in the admin backend. We’re also working on the new HTML5 frontend and more and better usability. phpMyFAQ 3.0 includes all new features of 2.6 and 2.7, but currently there is not that much activity on it.
The phpMyFAQ Team would like to announce the availability of phpMyFAQ 2.6.11, the “I always thought something was fundamentally wrong with the universe” release. This release fixes some bugs introduced with phpMyFAQ 2.6.10.
The phpMyFAQ Team is pleased to announce phpMyFAQ 2.6.10, the “Loki Schmidt” release. We added several security enhancements and updated the Chinese (Simplified), German and Portuguese translation. We also fixed some minor bugs.
The phpMyFAQ Team would like to announce the availability of phpMyFAQ 2.6.9, the “Tia Zoe” release. This release fixes a XSS vulnerability. All users of affected phpMyFAQ versions are encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible to this latest versions! A detailed security advisory is available. We also added a Slovak translation and a minor usability improvement in the administration backend. Additionally we fixed an issue with embedded Google Analytics code.
This release is also dedicated to Roland Bobinger, Rebecca Waltenberger and Emil Schemel.