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Latest News

  • Joomla 3.8 released!

    Joomla 3.8 is here with over 300 improvements!

     

    The Joomla project team has released version 3.8 with many improvements and some important security fixes.

    The highlighted new features include:

    • Improved Routing System provides cleaner, shorter and more friendly URLs (no more IDs) for Content, Contacts, Users, and Newsfeeds.
    • Joomla 4 compatibility layer has been added to pave the way for changes that are planned for Joomla 4.0.
    • Sample data is now always installable and multilingual. Up to now you could only include sample data during the initial installation of Joomla. This is no longer the case.
    • Encryption support for PHP 7.2. The core encryption library supports the new sodium extension which will be added to PHP 7.2.

    You can learn more about these key features and other Joomla 3.8 improvements by visiting the What's new in Joomla 3.8 site.

    Joomla 3.8 also has 2 very important security fixes:

    Community Builder 2.1.3 and all Joomlapolis add-ons work just fine with Joomla 3.8.

    However, there are reports of other components and templates having problems. So, as always, before rushing to do a one-click Joomla upgrade on your website, take a backup and do your research with all third-party products you have installed. And before upgrading on your live site, go through the process on a cloned backup site and test before you tackle your production environment.

     

     

     
  • Stripe payment gateway support for CBSubs 4.1.1

    Our CB Paid Subscriptions (CBSubs) solution now supports the Stripe payment method!

    This brings the total number of gateways supported by CBSubs to 18!

    All existing CBSubs subscribers can download and install the Stripe Payment Gateway and start collecting single payments.

    Stripe is becoming very popular and competitive and as they state on their website: "We help power 100,000+ businesses in 100+ countries and across nearly every industry".

    And CBSubs is extending this commitment to its users!

     

     
  • CB Auto Actions 7.0 released with 29 new features!

    CB Auto Actions 7.0 is here!

     

    CB Auto Actions 7.0 is a major feature rich release of the most powerful making things happen without coding tool available for Joomla.

    With 29 new features this swiss army tool lets you configure almost any action imaginable to help you automate your website workflows.

    Even with our great CB Auto Actions videos, it is sometimes difficult to explain what exactly this tool is about and do it justice.

    In most cases it is the answer to questions like: "I wish I could do ABC with Community Builder and Joomla, but I am not a developer". Well, this is exactly where CB Auto Actions steps up to the task and lets you configure instead of code.

    With 42 pick and use or pick and change built-in system actions, you can simple enable some cool things (automatic login after registration and pushing events to your activity stream) we have already thought about for you.

    Or you can configure your own actions by selecting one of the 26 action types and just filling in the gaps without any coding knowledge.

    CB Auto Actions 7.0 has 29 new features (see discussion thread for change log). Here is a shortlist of some of our favorites:

    • CB Privacy Actions for CB Gallery items and CB Activity streams
      These built-in system actions will let your users select who can see specific items in their CB Gallery or on the CB Activity streams.
      You can see these in action on our demo site (just login and add a new activity post to see the new privacy drop down selector)
      Note: CB Privacy and CB Activity need to be installed.
    • CB GroupJive Stream and CB GroupJive Gallery
      Just enable these new system actions and get activity streams and galleries in your GroupJive groups !
    • Output tab for actions
      This is somewhat technical to explain. Basically this is very useful for CB Activity and coding actions in order to better format the output they produce.
      Kyle elaborates on this in his latest blog.
    • Variable Loop
      Another very powerful technical features that basically lets you loop an action based on specific characteristics of the trigger event.
      Once again Kyle explains this functionality in his blog.
    • Joomla Triggers
      CB Auto Actions can now be configured to work off of Joomla events!
      30 Joomla triggers are now recognized in CB Auto Actions 7.0!

     We will be discussing these new features on the forums and in new video tutorials to help our community make new things happen with these great new features.

     

     
  • CB Paid Subscriptions (CBSubs) 4.1.1 Released!

    CB Paid Subscriptions (CBSubs) 4.1.1 is here with 12 new features and 27 bug fixes!

     

    CB Paid Subscriptions (CBSubs GPL) 4.1.1 is mainly a maintenance release, but there are 12 new features that have been included.

    As per Beat's blog, this release has been in the working and has gradually reached our user base through our continuous integration policy (aka nightly releases).

    All new features and bug fixes are listed in the changelog that is included in the forum thread discussing this article (just scroll to end of article to see changelog and forum discussion start).

    Of the 12 new features, we would like to focus on the following three key additions:

    • New mailer trigger added for changed payment basket.
      This new features lets you automatically follow-up with email messages sent to your customers when something changes in the sales and payment process.
    • 2Checkout gateway improvements to take advantage of the new 2Checkout recurring sales API allowing for promotions to be applied also on auto-recurring orders.
    • Generic Invoices Page can now be linked directly to Joomla menu and thus help users quickly see their past invoices.

     All 12 features and the 27 fixes are listed in the discussion thread below.

    Also make sure you subscribe to Beat's blog to read what new features he has planned for version 4.2!

    CBSubs 4.1.1 is available in our Downloads section and simply requires an active subscription to CBSubs.

     
  • CB Gallery 2.1 released with 18 new features!

    CB Gallery 2.1 is here with 18 awesome new features!

     

    CB Gallery 2.1 is a feature rich release that has fantastic integration with the latest Community Builder release and with CB Activity!

    Here is a short list of some of the (18!!!) awesome new features:

    • CB Activity integration lets you create and share new gallery albums directly in any activity stream
    • Article galleries lets you use the CB Gallery Bot to embed a user gallery in a Joomla article
    • Left/right swiping makes image gallery viewing as easy as ever on mobile devices
    • Set any gallery image as profile avatar or canvas image
    • Client side resizing for new image uploads
    • MD5/SHA1 checksum for files
    • EXIF data for photos supported

    Join the forum discussion to see a full changelog and see the new features in action on our demo site!

     

     
  • Community Builder 2.1.3 with WEB Install Released!

    Community Builder 2.1.3 is available for download

     

    Community Builder 2.1.3 is here!

    It is basically a maintenance release, but it does have 5 new features / improvements and 18 bug fixes.

    Its main new feature is the install from WEB functionality that Kyle has blogged about.

    CB 2.1.3 is a recommended upgrade for everyone. As always take a precautionary backup before upgrading.

    Join the discussion below to view the CB 2.1.3 changelog.

     

     

     
  • Joomla 3.7.3 Security & Maintenance Release

     

    Joomla 3.7.3 Security Release - All 3.x websites need to upgrade!

     

    The Joomla Team has released Joomla 3.7.3 which contains 3 security fixes that affect all Joomla 1.7.3 to Joomla 3.7.2 websites. One of the vulnerabilities also affects Joomla 1.5 websites.

    In addition to the security issues, Joomla 3.7.3 also fixes over 230 bugs.

    The Joomla Team strongly recommends that all websites upgrade to version 3.7.3.

    Community Builder 2.1.2 works just fine with this new Joomla release.

     
  • CB Profile Update Logger 3.0 Released!

     

    CB Profile Update Logger 3.0 now available for download by all Paid Members

     

    CB Profile Update Logger 3.0 is yet another rewrite that takes tracking field changes on your Community Builder profiles to the next level.

    Here are just some of the highlights that will rock you:

    • Totally responsive - looks great on all viewing devices!
    • Templatable - make your own viewing templates to blend in with your needs.
    • Exclude logging updates for specific (configurable) users (list of user ids).
    • Exclude specific fields or entire field types from logging.
    • Backend administrative management lets you search, filter, sort or even remove items from your log

    Take it for a spin on our demo website!

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Configure workflow related tasks around your community without coding. Send emails, private messages, update field values, change Joomla ACL group, execute database queries and even more actions when a specific event happens. Powerful tool to make awesome things happen in your community. This package installs both the CB plugin and the Joomla bot.
Human challenge your CB forms (registration, login, forgotten password, email messaging) with Captcha image with audio playback and refresh button (also supports recaptcha and question mode). Automated blocking of offenders, limit account sharing and more features. This package includes the CB plugin and Joomla bot.
Take your Community to the next social level by empowering your users to organize themselves into common interest groups. Sit back and watch your community interact, socialize and expand your community by inviting their friends to their groups and your website.
Start charging paid subscriptions for users to access your website content. Supports duration based subscriptions, merchandise sales and user donations. Very powerful and flexible solution that supports VAT sales tax, powerful coupon discounting, automated reminder emailing and many more built-in integrations. All inclusive package installs everything for you.
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