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  • Community Builder 2.2 Bootstrap 4 Release

    Community Builder can be freely downloaded by all registered members

     

    We just released Community Builder 2.2 with 3 new features and 3 bug fixes.

    A huge THANK YOU to Kyle (aka krileon) who has been working on this since January and has done an awesome job making Community Builder one of the first Joomla extensions to get Bootstrap 4 support!

    A detailed changelog is available in the discussion thread. The main new feature of CB 2.2 is a new, awesome, modern, clean looking user interface with improved mobile responsiveness, using the brand new Bootstrap 4 that has been selected for Joomla 4 (to be released later this year).

    All our Joomlapolis plugins have also been updated to support CB 2.2 and Bootstrap 4. Paid subscribers can download latest CB 2.2 compatible add-ons from the download area. Once you install or upgrade to CB 2.2, you will need to upgrade all your Joomlapolis add-ons for CB 2.2 clean display compatibility.

    Community Builder 2.2 is a major release and all users should first test on a clonned environment for compatibility issues with their other add-ons and their Joomla template.

    We will be updating our demo website to CB 2.2 asap, but in the meantime, we have provided above a screenshot of the completely redesigned Connections management page.

     

     

     

     

     
  • CB Paid Dubscriptions (CBSubs) 4.2.1 Maintenance Release

    CB Paid Subscriptions (CBSubs) 4.2.1 is here with 3 new features and 10 bug fixes!

     

    CB Paid Subscriptions (CBSubs GPL) 4.2.1 is a maintenance release. The last release that supports Bootsrap 3 and it requires Community Builder 2.1.6.

    The next planned CBSubs 4.3 release will support Bootstrap 4 and will be released just after Community Builder 2.2.

    CBSubs 4.2.1 is available in our Downloads section and simply requires an active subscription to CBSubs.

    See discussion thread for detailed changelog.

     
  • Community Builder 2.1.6 Maintenance Release

    Community Builder can be freely downloaded by all registered members

     

    We just released Community Builder 2.1.6 that addresses some regressions from the Community Builder 2.1.5 Security and Maintenance Release.

    CB 2.1.6 is a simple one click upgrade for all CB 2.0+ websites (as always you should first take backup and test your upgrade on a cloned site) and is a highly recommended update for all Community Builder websites.

     

     

     
  • Community Builder 2.1.5 Security and Maintenance Release

    Community Builder can be freely downloaded by all registered members

     

    We just released Community Builder 2.1.5 that addresses 1 moderate level XSS security issue (along with additional preventive hardenings), 6 bug fixes and 2 new features (see discussion for full changelog).

    CB 2.1.5 is a simple one click upgrade for all CB 2.0+ websites (as always you should first take backup and test your upgrade on a cloned site) and is a highly recommended update for all Community Builder websites.

    This release paves the way for our Community Builder 2.2 Bootstrap 4 release followed by new releases for all our add-ons.

     

     

     
  • Joomla 3.8.8 Security and Bug Fixes release!

    Joomla 3.8.8 is here - a security and bug fixes release!

     

    The Joomla project team has recently released version 3.8.8, a security and bug fixes release.

    Community Builder 2.1.4 (latest build) and all Joomlapolis add-ons work just fine with Joomla 3.8.8. You can see everything in action on our demo site.

    Joomla 3.8.8 addresses 9 low- and moderate-priority security vulnerabilities / hardenings and fixes over 50 minor bugs.

    This is a highly recommended upgrade for all Joomla 3.x series sites. As always, before any Joomla upgrade on your live website, take a backup just in case anything goes wrong.

    You can learn more about these security and bug fixes by reading the Joomla 3.8.8 announcement and, important, by visiting the Joomla 3.8.8 release issues wiki (to check for known release issues and important notes before you upgrade).

    With new Joomla 3.8.8 installations, a few security- and privacy-related default settings have improved. You may wish to revisit these settings on your existing Joomla sites after upgrading to Joomla 3.8.8, since the Joomla 3.8.8 upgrade of existing sites will not change those settings for your existing site. Here again, visiting the Joomla 3.8.8 release wiki will lead you to the Joomla 3.8.8 notes about the changed default settings page that details which default settings have changed and how to also change them on your existing sites.  

  • GDPR and what it means for your Community Builder site

    <disclaimer>This article does not provide legal advise - please consult a lawer.</disclaimer>

    There are millions of articles currently on the Internet discussing the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GPRD) - last time I typed GPRD in Google I got 19,500,000 results. This regulation is planned to go into effect on May 25th, 2018 (unless a delay is granted).

    As a Joomla Community Builder website owner this new regulation most likely affects you - even if your website is not located in a European Union state. If your site has a registration form, you are collecting data from your website visitors and some of those visitors might live in a European Union state - tag your it!

    The simplest way to go about GDPR compliance is to address the following 7 aspects of the requlation:

    ConsentBreach NotificationRight to Data Access
    Right to be forgottenData PortabilityPrivacy by Design
    Potential Data Protection Officers

    You will most likely not need to be concerned with the Data Protection Officers aspect as this pertains to large corporations that handle lots of personal data (but once again remember the disclaimer). Kyle's GDPR Compliance with Community Builder blog is a great starting point for these 7 points and it also provides some useful reference links. We strongly suggest you read it now.

    As you see from Kyle's blog, things are not that complicated as you should keep in mind that:

    • The Community Builder Terms and Conditions field helps you tackle the Consent aspect for your privacy policy along with the registration date / time stamp recorded during the CB registration process. You can also use the CB Profile Update Logger as proof of user consent.
    • The Right to be forgotten aspect can be requested by configuring a simple Joomla contact form (to allow your users to request to be deleted from your website) and you can manually delete the user from the Community Builder User Management page. Yup, there is no mandate to automate the deletion process, but you can if you want with the CB Privacy Delete Me field feature.
    • The Right to Access aspect can be satisfied with a simple CB profile view that allows the user to see all the data you have collected about them. As Kyle states, you can also enhance this by using a CB Code Field field or a CB Query Field.
    • If the data you have gathered has been compromized, the Breach Notification directive gives you 72 hours to notify the EU authorities. You can also use the CB User Management Mass Mailer functionality to quickly notify your users of the breach.
    • The Privacy by Design aspect can be addressed using the powerful Joomla ACL functionality and if needed with the CB Privacy powered user controlled privacy features.
    • The Data Portability aspect can be satisfied using phpmyadmin to export user specific data from your Joomla database. You can also use CB Juice to export CB related user data and a planned future release of CB Privacy will also export user data.

    Joomla 3.9 is also planning to be released with a new privacy component that Joomlapolis will be tapping into with a future Joomla 3.9 compatible plugin.

    Perhaps the most important and probably most time-consuming part is to review your Privacy Policy and make it clear and easy to understand and GDPR-compliant, like Kyle explains in his blog.

    Key take-aways from this article:

    • don't panic
    • read Kyle's excellent blog
    • you don't have to automate everything day one
    • you already have the tools to be compliant
    • more tools will follow with Joomla 3.9

    We are here to help you!

     
  • Joomla 3.8.7 Bug Fixes release!

    Joomla 3.8.7 is here - a bug fixes release!

     

    The Joomla project team has released version 3.8.7, a bug fixes release.

    Community Builder 2.1.4 (latest build) and all Joomlapolis add-ons work just fine with Joomla 3.8.7. You can see everything in action on our demo site.

    This is a maintenance release for all Joomla 3.x series sites. As always, before any Joomla upgrade on your live website, take a backup just in case anything goes wrong.

    You can learn more about these bug fixes by reading the Joomla 3.8.7 announcement.

     
  • Joomla 3.8.6 Security & Bug Fixes release!

    Joomla 3.8.6 is here - a security and bug fixes release!

     

    The Joomla project team has released version 3.8.6, a security and bug fixes release.

    Community Builder 2.1.4 (latest build) and all Joomlapolis add-ons work just fine with Joomla 3.8.6.

    This is an important maintenance release for a few Joomla 3.8.5 regression bugs and a recommended upgrade for all Joomla 3.x series sites. As always, before any Joomla upgrade on your live website, take a backup just in case anything goes wrong.

    The security fix addresses a low level SQLi vulnerability in User Notes and the bug fixes address various Joomla 3.8.5 regressions (session management and cookies improvements), PHP 7.2 compatibility issues and other bugs.

    You can learn more about these bug fixes by reading the Joomla 3.8.6 announcement.

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