A Preview Release of vBulletin 5.6.3 is available for download and testing. Preview Releases should not be used in production environments.
Front End Changes
Censored Word Handling
The handling of administrator-defined censoring has been refactored and applies to more locations now. With vBulletin 5, word censorship is applied on display and not save. This provides the benefit of maintaining the actual words. For example, if you remove a word from the censor list, it can be recovered in the content. In the past, several locations of word censorship...
vBulletin 5.6.2 Changes and Updates
vBulletin Connect 5.6.2 is now available for download customers. vBulletin Cloud will be automatically upgraded in the upcoming days. Front End Changes Global Module Areas
Two new module sections have been added to Site Builder Pages. Placing a module within the new sections will cause it to appear on all pages. The new sections appear above and below the content areas on the page. Forum Listing Cleaned Up
Removed the extraneous category...
Shortly after releasing 2.1.10, we became aware of an incompatibility related to how some add-ons add custom CSS to the control panel. This could lead to the control panel appearing unstyled. In order to resolve this, we have released XenForo 2.1.10 Patch 2.
You can perform the upgrade directly from your control panel by going to Tools > Check for upgrades (<url>/admin.php?tools/upgrade-check if you do not see the link due to display issues). You can also download the update from your Customer area and upgrade...
XenForo 2.1.10 is now available for all licensed customers to download. We recommend that all customers running previous versions of XenForo 2.1 upgrade to this release to benefit from increased stability.
Most importantly, this release fixes a security vulnerability in XenForo.
The issue is a XSS vulnerability. XSS (Cross Site Scripting) issues allow scripts and malicious HTML to be injected into the page, potentially allowing data theft or unauthenticated access. The vulnerability requires some very specific steps to be taken, involving pasting malicious content into the XenForo rich...
Nginx includes a FastCGI module which has directives for caching dynamic content that are served from the PHP backend. Setting this up removes the need for additional page caching solutions like reverse proxies (think Varnish) or application...
vBulletin 5.6.1 Changes and Updates
vBulletin Connect 5.6.1 is now available for download.
Front End Changes Blogs
The grid view has been added to the Blog Listing. This works similarly to the grid view on Groups. In addition to this, sorting functionality has been added to the Blog Listing.
A user referral system has been added to vBulletin Connect. Through this system, users will be able to retrieve a custom URL that they can provide to their friends and family...