Pligg 2.0.0 Final

After over a year since initial development, Pligg 2.0.0 is now available to download in a final form. The 2.0.0 version of Pligg CMS represents a stable point in the project and we are happy to recommend this version for production servers, and encourage users to now make the upgrade from Pligg 1.2.2 to 2.0.0.

This update consists of over 100 changes since the previous release, and includes a number of bug fixes and cosmetic updates. The most noticeable difference since the Pligg 2.0.0 RC2 release is that we updated Bootstrap to the latest available version (currently 3.0.0). The navigation bar across the top is now “Pligg blue” (matching the website) and is now fixed to the top of the page as you scroll down.

Updates to address some lingering bugs will be provided in future 2.0.1, 2.0.2, etc. versions. There are still a few left over issues that have been reported on Github that we haven’t been able to fix yet. The majority of these issues are related to the Groups feature, so if you choose to not use this feature on your site we recommend temporarily disabling it from the Admin panel.

With roughly 100 updates made to the code since 2.0.0rc2, the latest version brings a lot of fixes and style improvements. Some of the update highlights are listed below.

  • STYLE: Updated Bootstrap to the new 3.0 release
  • STYLE: The navigation bar login link now presents a modal window login form
  • STYLE: Updated the comment section
  • STYLE: Updated the simple messaging module
  • STYLE: The login and register pages are now full width
  • FIX: Edit avatar feature
  • FIX: Your avatar now shows on the second submission step’s live preview
  • FIX: Moderators can no longer generate ‘moderator’ or ‘admin’ user level accounts
  • FIX: Added domain whitelist location setting to MySQL database
  • FIX: Top users page
  • FIX: Updated MySQL database settings to fix problems related to UTF8 languages
  • FIX: The bookmark feature now works without the sidebar saved module
  • FIX: The 5 star vote method partially works. You cannot remove or change a 5 star vote at this time
  • FIX: Secured the group share function so that it won’t be abused so easily
  • FIX: Restrict what categories users are able to post to

You can download the latest version from the Pligg CMS product page.

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9 thoughts on “Pligg 2.0.0 Final

  1. Will Mr. Roast or any other of technical gurus at Pligg be making their talents available for a fee, to upgrade to the 2.0.0 in the spirit if former module installations in times past?

    Thanks in advance!

  2. nice updates but there are a bug in website when any user upload a self avatar then the window are open automatically many time if we are not close manually he is automatically show in main page.

    fix this please

    • I’m OK with the way that the user avatar upload modal currently operates. The upload function still works, it just doesn’t know to close the modal after saving the new avatar. Users can still hit the Cancel button, the X in the top right corner, or click outside of the modal to dismiss it. If someone would like to contribute a change on Github I’d be willing to update it, but I don’t want to invest more time on it.

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