Forums Running Very Slow

The Pligg Forums seem to be the only portion of that is still suffering from slow page load times. We will continue working on resolving this problem, but in the meantime we would like to share a minor bug fix to address a problem caused by the slowed server. Since the forums are still mostly inaccessible, the Pligg Module Management page may be taking a very long time to load for some people. To fix this we have added a timeout value to the module version check code so that if the Pligg server is inaccessible it will continue loading the page without the information. You can download the new admin_modules_center.tpl file here, which should be used to replace the file with the same name in /templates/admin/. Continue reading »

March Server Issues

Currently the Forums are the most affected by our server issues. They are mostly inaccessible at the moment, and we are working on addressing this issue as soon as possible. Throughout the day you may receive error messages or pages that never complete. We are doing our best to address these issues and we should have the site back to normal soon. Continue reading »

Export User Data to Microsoft Excel

I can remember several users in the past asking if it was possible to export user data from Pligg into Excel. It was an interesting idea, and it seemed especially useful for people who needed a simple way to export user email addresses to use for email campaigns. This tutorial provides a very simple PHP script for Pligg that will export user data that is being stored in the MySQL database into a Microsoft Excel document. Continue reading »

Pligg CMS 1.0.3 Release

Shortly after the 1.0.2 release we were alerted to a vulnerability reported by Secunia and third party researcher Russ McRee. We have resolved the security issues in a timely manner and Secunia will be publishing their report on December 2, 2009. We thank Secunia for notifying us of the problems and properly coordinating the disclosure of this security threat. We do our best to provide quality code to prevent such security issues, but no CMS is perfect.

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Pligg CMS 1.0.2 Release

The latest version of Pligg includes many fixes and new features. The list of changes is quite extensive and can be read on the Pligg 1.0.2 release thread. One of the highlights include updates to CAPTCHA that allow you to require users to fill in a CAPTCHA field whenever a user submits a comment or Continue reading »