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Posted 3 months ago by battye
MODs, extensions and styles are what immediately come to mind when thinking of the phpBB.com customisation database, but there are other types of customisations too. This part of phpBB Numerology takes a look at every type of customisation. Overview ... [More] of all customisation downloads: There are some obvious anomalies in the data (like the Viewtopic Birthday […] [Less]
Posted 4 months ago by battye
The third part of this series has a look the most popular language packs. Most downloaded language packs (phpBB 3.x): The most interesting observation, bar an anomaly with Brazilian Portuguese, is that the number of downloads corresponds quite ... [More] closely with the number of total pageviews. This implies that when people download language packs, they know […] [Less]
Posted 4 months ago by Marc Alexander
After two weeks of voting and a bit of back and forth between the four candidates, we now have a final winner for the codename of our next version: Proteus With Proteus we’ll be moving on from Saturn and continue our deep space journey to Neptune’s second largest moon (based on the name Proteus, the shape-changing sea god […]
Posted 4 months ago by battye
For the second blog post in this series I thought it would be interesting to do a direct comparison with the data presented in the 2011 post. Most downloaded phpBB3 MODs: There are a few figures which are unrealistic, which have been struck out accordingly. For example, “User recent activity” apparently has nearly 80,000 downloads […]
Posted 4 months ago by battye
Five years have now passed since our first statistical journey through the archives of the customisations database (see MOD Statistics: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD Database). Armed with just one table from our database, I’m setting myself ... [More] the challenge of creating five blog posts worth of in-depth (and hopefully interesting) statistical data about the […] [Less]
Posted 4 months ago by VSE
At phpBB we love codenames as much as we love Bertie. Previously we have travelled to Mars and Saturn to find the most prominent features to name our versions. Now it’s time to come up with another codename for the version of phpBB. In line with having an open mind for new features, looks, and […]
Posted 4 months ago by Marc
Greetings everyone, We are pleased to announce the release of phpBB 3.1.10 "Bertie's Indian summer". This version is a maintenance & security release of the 3.1.x branch which fixes one trivial security issue and various smaller bugs. The ... [More] security issue only affects users using no longer supported versions of browsers as well as improperly setup webservers (thanks to Lukas Reschke of Nextcloud for reporting this). The bugfixes address the Q&A captcha logging errors when it was solved, fatal errors when upgrading from 3.0.x in certain cases, and database transactions not being rolled back with incorrect notification settings. Other changes include an improved migrator and hardened form checking in the Admin Control Panel. It also adds support for UI tests in extensions and now checks the version constant against the config version to notify users of incomplete updates. The full changelog is available in the changelog file within the docs folder contained in the release package. You can find the key highlights of this release on the wiki at https://wiki.phpbb.com/Release_Highlights/3.1.10 and a list of all issues fixed on our tracker at https://tracker.phpbb.com/issues/?filter=13908 The packages can be downloaded from our downloads page. The development team thanks everyone who contributed code to this release: Richard McGirr, Jakub Senko, rxu, David King, Erwan Nader, Max Krivanek, Tobi Schäfer, Wesley Fok, lavigor, kasimi, 3Di, DavidIQ, Kailey Truscott, Matt Friedman, Benjamin Staneck, Dan Villiom Podlaski Christiansen, Forumhulp.com, GerB, markshawtoronto. If you have any questions or comments, we'll be happy to address them in the discussion topic.. - The phpBB Team [Less]
Posted 4 months ago by Marc
Greetings everyone,We are pleased to announce the release of phpBB 3.1.10 "Bertie's Indian summer". This version is a maintenance & security release of the 3.1.x branch which fixes one trivial security issue and various smaller bugs. The security ... [More] issue only affects users using no longer supported versions of browsers as well as improperly setup webservers (thanks to Lukas Reschke of Nextcloud for reporting this).The bugfixes address the Q&A captcha logging errors when it was solved, fatal errors when upgrading from 3.0.x in certain cases, and database transactions not being rolled back with incorrect notification settings. Other changes include an improved migrator and hardened form checking in the Admin Control Panel.It also adds support for UI tests in extensions and now checks the version constant against the config version to notify users of incomplete updates.The full changelog is available in the changelog file within the docs folder contained in the release package. You can find the key highlights of this release on the wiki at https://wiki.phpbb.com/Release_Highlights/3.1.10 and a list of all issues fixed on our tracker at https://tracker.phpbb.com/issues/?filter=13908The packages can be downloaded from our downloads page.The development team thanks everyone who contributed code to this release: Richard McGirr, Jakub Senko, rxu, David King, Erwan Nader, Max Krivanek, Tobi Schäfer, Wesley Fok, lavigor, kasimi, 3Di, DavidIQ, Kailey Truscott, Matt Friedman, Benjamin Staneck, Dan Villiom Podlaski Christiansen, Forumhulp.com, GerB, markshawtoronto.If you have any questions or comments, we'll be happy to address them in the discussion topic..- The phpBB Team [Less]
Posted 8 months ago by Marc
Greetings everyone, We are pleased to announce the release of phpBB 3.2.0-RC1 "Bertie's swing-by". This is the first release candidate of the upcoming phpBB 3.2.0 feature release and introduces major changes and new functionality. Among the new ... [More] features are a completely revised installer including CLI support, a new BBCode system that adds more power to quotes and supports emojis, and full support for PHP 7.0. As already announced previously, prosilver is now the only supported style and subsilver2 has been removed subsequently. In addition to that, larger code refactorings and improvements where applied to phpBB's backend for an improved performance. The full changelog is available in the changelog file within the docs folder contained in the release package. You can find the key highlights of this release candidate on the wiki at https://wiki.phpbb.com/Release_Highlights/3.2.0-RC1 and a list of all issues fixed on our tracker at https://tracker.phpbb.com/issues/?filter=13904 The packages can be downloaded from our Area51 downloads site. The development team thanks everyone who contributed code to this release: Marc, Tristan, Matt, Máté, Richard, Joas, Jakub, lavigor, LaxSlash, JoshyPHP, Tobi, rxu, Andreas, David, Derek, LEZY, Mark, Paul, kasimi, C1n, Callum, Crizzo, Greg, Oliver, RFD, Skouat, cyberalien If you have any questions or comments, we'll be happy to address them in the discussion topic. - The phpBB Team [Less]
Posted 8 months ago by Marc
Greetings everyone,We are pleased to announce the release of phpBB 3.2.0-RC1 "Bertie's swing-by". This is the first release candidate of the upcoming phpBB 3.2.0 feature release and introduces major changes and new functionality. Among the new ... [More] features are a completely revised installer including CLI support, a new BBCode system that adds more power to quotes and supports emojis, and full support for PHP 7.0. As already announced previously, prosilver is now the only supported style and subsilver2 has been removed subsequently. In addition to that, larger code refactorings and improvements where applied to phpBB's backend for an improved performance.The full changelog is available in the changelog file within the docs folder contained in the release package. You can find the key highlights of this release candidate on the wiki at https://wiki.phpbb.com/Release_Highlights/3.2.0-RC1 and a list of all issues fixed on our tracker at https://tracker.phpbb.com/issues/?filter=13904The packages can be downloaded from our Area51 downloads site.The development team thanks everyone who contributed code to this release: Marc, Tristan, Matt, Máté, Richard, Joas, Jakub, lavigor, LaxSlash, JoshyPHP, Tobi, rxu, Andreas, David, Derek, LEZY, Mark, Paul, kasimi, C1n, Callum, Crizzo, Greg, Oliver, RFD, Skouat, cyberalienIf you have any questions or comments, we'll be happy to address them in the discussion topic.- The phpBB Team [Less]