Everyone at IPS is very proud of IP.Board 3.3.0 and IP.Content 2.3.0 updates. We have worked hard to create a quality, modern community platform and the feedback from our clients has been tremendous.
We are releasing the following new software:
Fully featured community platform including forums, members profiles, calendar, status system, integration, and much, much more.
Content management for your community - run a full web site or a simple community portal. The possibilities are endless.
Though IP.Board 3.3.0 and IP.Content 2.3.0 have been tested for months, you never know what you are going to get when thousands of people start using it overnight. Therefore: now that IP.Board 3.3.0 and IP.Content 2.3.0 will be used by a much larger audience we will probably come across as yet undiscovered bugs. You can expect maintenance releases as we work quickly to address any issues reported.
- We are now providing technical support and services for IP.Board 3.3.0 and IP.Content 2.3.0. As you might imagine, many thousands of clients will be asking for help so please note that if you request upgrade or install assistance that there could be a delay up to a few days to process that request.
- You may wish to take advantage of the automatic upload service in the client area to help upgrade your version.
- We may reply to this topic with hot-fix patches or notes if any critical issues come up so please use the "Follow this Topic" feature to get notified.
- If you experience any problems, before submitting a ticket, please disable all third party applications and hooks.
- You may wish to check our knowledge base for common upgrade issues.
What's new in IP.Board 3.3
In addition to this list there are countless other minor improvements and changes based on client feedback too numerous to mention. IP.Board 3.3 was all about polish so we hope you enjoy it.
Archive System: New feature to archive off topics to remove post table overhead
Warning System: New more flexible feature replaces old warning system
SEO Update: 'Dead end' links, unfriendly error pages, metadata tags, bounce rates
SEO Update: Banned users
SEO Update: Duplicate title tags, profile tabs, skin and language selectors, direct links to posts
SEO Update: Microformat and Schema Updates
SEO Update: Changes to tags, guests and unread links, title tags, soft 404s and schema additions for ratings
Performance Updates: Improving topic markers, today's top posters, post table access
Auto-share on posting: Tweet and share to Facebook when creating a topic
Reputation Updates: Like/reputation updates on a user's profile
Miscellaneous Updates: Log-in autosave, emoticons in signatures, log in as a member, duplicate forum, system schedular as a CRON and more.
Applications and Hook Updates: Application ordering, hook list update, hook settings
Moderation Tools Updates: Hide/Delete/Soft Delete consolidation and interface updates
What's new in IP.Content 2.3
AdminCP Interface Part 1 & Admin CP Interface Part 2: Significant ACP interface changes to improve consistency, usability, clarity and approachability
SEO Improvements: Duplication, header code, meta tag, page title and on-page HTML improvements, as well as a new URL memory system
Commenting & Other Enhancements: Improvements to commenting, quick navigation panel integration, reporting, reputation support and other article/database enhancements
New Features: Currently viewing plugin block and shared media field for databases
Tagging: Tag support implemented and a new tag cloud plugin block made available
Navigation Bar: Full tab control for the primary navigation bar
Relational Fields: Type-ahead relational fields and automatic cross-linking of related content
Nexus: Nexus package, purchase, support request, shipping, invoices and transaction feeds, and donation plugin block
Block Templates: New block templates functionality allowing developers to more easily share blocks and quality block templates
Odds & Ends: Updated default installation, ModCP integration, improved ACP logging, teaser paragraph article field and interface improvements