FUDforum is a templatable forum with i18n support based on PHP and either MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or SQLite. It features a user/group management system, a multi-lingual spell checker, both flat and thread message views, a private messaging system with multi-user forwarding capabilities, poll file attachments, and much more. It is an extremely fast and scalable forum that can fulfil the needs of both small and large forum operators.
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This is a stabilization release that only includes minor tweaks and fixes. The latest localization updates from translatewiki.net were also applied.
Individual E-mail and NNTP posts can now be loaded from the command line. Usenet messages with NNTP X-No-Archive headers will be ignored during import. The display of graphical captcha images was improved. The maximum subject length was increased to 255 characters. rel="nofollow" was added to selected links to prevent excessive spidering of non-content pages. Localisation updates were applied. A new Google CDN plugin was added. The Avatar Management ACP was improved. Rebuilding of private messages, a 'admaccapr.php was not found' error, and several other PHP warnings and notices were fixed.
This release introduces support for static forum pages, global announcements, nested sub-forums, and spider detection. Support was added for the DB2, MS-SQL, and Firebird databases. New languages were added - more than 50 translations are now included. The default templates were updated to HTML5 and formatted to make them easier to read and understand.
Users can now schedule ACP tasks from the Job Manager (automated message imports, backups, etc). The latest localization updates from translatewiki.net were applied. jQuery was updated to release 1.4.3. Several bugs were squashed.
This release introduces support for Oracle databases, custom profile fields, scheduling of routine tasks, the ability to search for messages with attachments, new BBcode tags, Mailing List importing over POP3/SSL and IMAP/SSL, and improved parsing of MIME-encoded USENET posts. It features several new plugins, including AddThis, Gravatar, and OpenID support as well as Google Analytics and Google AdSense integration. Translations for Belarusian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Pashto, and ug-arab were added. Several smaller features were added and numerous bugs were squashed.