Version history

Version 23.300.0
Date update : November 3, 2023
  • Added option to pass buttons to
Version 23.250.0
Date update : September 19, 2023
  • Improved compatibility with the AI module.
Version 23.200.0
Date update : May 23, 2023
  • Mobile app comments update.
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 23.100.0
Date update : May 11, 2023
  • Forum posts and new file uploader integrated.
Version 23.0.0
Date update : January 12, 2023
  • Performance improved.
  • Improved PHP 8 compatibility.
Version 22.300.0
Date update : January 19, 2023
  • Unread task comments counter performance improved.
Version 22.200.200
Date update : April 7, 2023
  • Updated uninstallation procedure for the Forum module.
Version 22.200.100
Date update : February 7, 2023
  • Fixed issue deleting user properties associated with individual topics.
Version 22.200.0
Date update : September 12, 2022
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 22.100.0
Date update : January 20, 2022
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 21.300.100
Date update : November 30, 2021
  • Fixed issue opening task details in mobile app.
Version 21.300.0
Date update : November 1, 2021
  • Now supporting task result display.
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 21.200.100
Date update : October 29, 2021
  • Fixed issue adding a system comment by user who never visited the task.
Version 21.200.0
Date update : August 24, 2021
  • Fixed performance issue when deleting a forum topic.
  • Fixed various minor issues found in comments.
  • Other minor issues fixed.
Version 21.100.0
Date update : April 23, 2021
  • Support for Intranet module update.
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 21.0.0
Date update : March 9, 2021
  • Improved PHP 8 compatibility.
Version 20.300.0
Date update : November 12, 2020
  • Fixed minor issues found in iblock comment component (news, gallery).
  • Fixed issue editing post with files by moderator.
  • Small code optimizations.
  • Fixed issues found in parser in UTF.
Version 20.275.0
Date update : December 18, 2020
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 20.250.0
Date update : November 24, 2020
  • Now forum topic admin comments can be saved.
Version 20.200.0
Date update : October 21, 2020
  • Service comment format updated.
  • Fixed issue switching to an individual comment.
Version 20.5.0
Date update : September 11, 2020
  • API: comment data is now stored in the Forum module.
Version 20.0.600
Date update : August 5, 2020
  • Fixed issue duplicating forums on the main page.
  • Fixed issue saving user avatar.
  • Profanity filter minor issues fixed.
  • Fixed minor issues found in web comments and mobile version.
Version 20.0.500
Date update : June 15, 2020
  • Fixed issue showing system comment on several portals.
Version 20.0.400
Date update : May 28, 2020
  • Fixed issue uploading calendar event comments.
Version 20.0.300
Date update : April 10, 2020
  • Added support for changes made to the Tasks module.
Version 20.0.200
Date update : February 12, 2020
  • Improved forum posts processing.
  • Fixed issue updating statistics on topics, forums and users.
  • Fixed non-operable post premoderation.
Version 20.0.100
Date update : December 12, 2019
  • Now supporting POST_DATE parameter in messages.
  • Other minor issues fixed.
Version 20.0.0
Date update : November 15, 2019
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 19.0.0
Date update : July 1, 2019
  • Minor improvements.
Version 18.5.0
Date update : May 19, 2019
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 18.0.5
Date update : February 28, 2019
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 18.0.4
Date update : January 17, 2019
  • Now supporting "Money" custom fields (without calculations and multiple field filters).
  • Visual report designer issue fixed.
  • Analytics module feedback form issue fixed.
Version 18.0.3
Date update : November 14, 2018
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 18.0.2
Date update : October 29, 2018
  • Support for changes made to the Email module.
  • Support for changes made to the Tasks module.
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 18.0.1
Date update : September 6, 2018
  • Known issues fixed.
Version 18.0.0
Date update : June 13, 2018
  • The REST method forum.message.user.get can now export detailed file info.
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 17.5.5
Date update : May 22, 2018
  • Added REST methods forum.messager.user.get and forum.message.delete.
Version 17.5.4
Date update : April 13, 2018
  • Now supporting ratings with reactions.
Version 17.5.3
Date update : April 6, 2018
  • Minor changes.
Version 17.5.2
Date update : January 11, 2018
  • Fixed performance issues.
  • Fixed forum authentication issue.
  • Fixed security issues.
Version 17.5.1
Date update : May 31, 2017
  • Fixed issue when re-indexing forum topics.
Version 17.5.0
Date update : April 17, 2017
  • Post and comment content is now added to search index to enable search in Activity Stream.
Version 17.0.1
Date update : March 23, 2017
  • Module security improved.
Version 17.0.0
Date update : December 24, 2016
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 16.5.4
Date update : November 30, 2016
  • Task comments can now be replicated.
  • Fixed issue closing task links in the search results.
  • Fixed minor issues.
Version 16.5.3
Date update : August 23, 2016
  • Service update to support changes made to the "IM" module.
  • Known issues fixed.
Version 16.5.2
Date update : June 7, 2016
  • Minor changes and improvements.
Version 16.5.1
Date update : May 3, 2016
  • Fixed issue adding an empty page to the forum when posting a message.
  • Fixed incorrect user profile link in the voters list.
  • Other minor changes.
Version 16.5.0
Date update : March 4, 2016
  • New option to create comments as another user.
  • New option to format a comment as HTML for newsletter e-mails.
Version 16.0.1
Date update : February 24, 2016
  • Fixed known comments component issues.
  • The module is now integrated with the Drive.
  • Fixed issue when selecting change date.
Version 16.0.0
Date update : November 11, 2015
  • Introduced the page previews in links.
Version 15.5.3
Date update : October 5, 2015
  • Improved integration with the Tasks module.
Version 15.5.2
Date update : August 11, 2015
  • Fixed errors in Internet Explorer 8 and 9.
  • Minor usability updates to Control Panel.
  • Now using the Kernel emoticons.
Version 15.5.1
Date update : July 23, 2015
  • Minor changes.
Version 15.5.0
Date update : June 16, 2015
  • Added conversion counter support.
Version 15.0.7
Date update : May 21, 2015
  • Fixed issue when HTML-compressing images.
Version 15.0.6
Date update : May 6, 2015
  • Fixed issue when HTML-compressing images.
  • Fixed issue processing information block custom properties.
  • Other minor issues fixed.
Version 15.0.5
Date update : March 31, 2015
  • Fixed issue formatting attached files in an e-mail notification.
  • Fixed issue re-indexing the forum whose path includes TITLE_SEO.
  • Fixed some mobile app issues.
  • Fixed user interface issues.
Version 15.0.4
Date update : March 18, 2015
  • Minor changes.
Version 15.0.3
Date update : January 30, 2015
  • Minor changes.
Version 15.0.2
Date update : December 5, 2014
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 15.0.1
Date update : November 17, 2014
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 15.0.0
Date update : October 18, 2014
  • Now supporting the "Drive" (disk) module.
Version 14.5.4
Date update : September 22, 2014
  • Now supporting the new visual editor.
Version 14.5.3
Date update : July 30, 2014
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 14.5.2
Date update : April 28, 2014
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 14.5.1
Date update : April 19, 2014
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 14.5.0
Date update : April 15, 2014
  • Added a new variable (TITLE_SEO) containing the symbolic topic ID for use with the forum composite component.
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 14.0.6
Date update : February 18, 2014
  • Fixed issue when quoting a post text.
Version 14.0.5
Date update : December 23, 2013
  • The FORUM_MESSAGE object now supports custom properties.
  • The public area's file view dialog is now used to show images.
  • Users can now edit attached files even if file upload is disabled.
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 14.0.4
Date update : December 19, 2013
  • Fixed error selecting topics when a first topic on a page is pinned.
Version 14.0.3
Date update : November 26, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 14.0.2
Date update : November 3, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 14.0.1
Date update : September 25, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 14.0.0
Date update : September 18, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 12.5.1
Date update : August 1, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 12.5.0
Date update : July 1, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 12.0.4
Date update : February 22, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 12.0.3
Date update : February 8, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 12.0.2
Date update : January 25, 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 12.0.1
Date update : November 30, 2012
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 12.0.0
Date update : October 26, 2012
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 11.5.5
Date update : October 19, 2012
  • Fixed database error occuring when uploading a file.
Version 11.5.4
Date update : September 9, 2012
  • Attached files can now be inserted in the post text.
  • Minor changes.
Version 11.5.3
Date update : September 3, 2012
  • Fixed database issue occurring when using breadcrumb navigation on the forum pages and in empty forums list.
  • Minor changes.
Version 11.5.2
Date update : August 7, 2012
  • Fixed error with sorting forum topics.
  • Fixed forum statistics minor issues.
  • Fixed rating displaying issue.
Version 11.5.1
Date update : May 30, 2012
  • Attention! To complete the update procedure, you have to open the Forum module settings form and perform the required operations.
  • Performance optimizations.
  • Fixed error showing BBCode in forum e-mail notifications.
  • Fixed other minor issues.
  • API: added PM messaging events.
  • API: the forum composite components now has parameters to control the forum.statistic component.
  • API: the forum composite components now has option to hide the user list.
Version 11.5.0
Date update : May 15, 2012
  • Fixed error adding guest posts to the forum.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.
Version 11.0.11
Date update : April 10, 2012
  • Fixed error downloading XLSX and some other files.
  • Fixed other minor issues.
Version 11.0.10
Date update : April 1, 2012
  • Fixed error showing incorrect “read” forum topic status.
  • Other minor errors has been fixed.
Version 11.0.9
Date update : March 12, 2012
  • The description meta tag component now has configuration options.
  • Minor issues fixed.
Version 11.0.8
Date update : January 13, 2012
  • Performance improvements.
  • The forum poll duration can now be specified.
  • Fixed error subscribing to new posts.
  • Fixed error searching multiple forums.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.
Version 11.0.7
Date update : December 8, 2011
  • Increased module performance.
  • Fixed error with displaying image thumbnails.
  • Fixed error with previewing messages that contain images and video.
  • Fixed error with using cache in memcached.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.
Version 11.0.6
Date update : November 24, 2011
  • Fixed errors in the forum.comments component.
  • Fixed error showing incorrect thumbnails of attached images.
  • Fixed error adding rel=nofollow to links.
  • Fixed other minor issues.
Version 11.0.5
Date update : November 16, 2011
  • The images in forum posts are now initially reduced in size. To view the full image, a user has to click the reduced one.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.
Version 11.0.4
Date update : November 9, 2011
  • Support for new access permission mechanism in Send&Save.
  • Changed event and comment formatting in Activity Stream.
  • Added a new component for use with comments not bound to any information block (forum.comments).
Version 11.0.3
Date update : October 20, 2011
  • Introduced autosave support.
  • Fixed error parsing the [CUT] tag.
  • Fixed error occurring on some characters in e-mail notifications.
  • Fixed other minor errors.
Version 11.0.2
Date update : October 3, 2011
  • Service update.
Version 11.0.1
Date update : October 3, 2011
  • Fixed error displaying thumbnails when uploading large images to the forum.
  • Fixed multisiting errors.
  • Other minor errors fixed.
Version 11.0.0
Date update : September 16, 2011
  • The forum now uses a visual (WYSIWYG) editor.
  • AJAX based message dispatch.
  • Introduced external storage support.
  • Introduced time zone support.
  • Fixed security issues.
  • Introduced support for the “I like it” button.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
  • API: now using the CTextParser class for parsing.
Version 10.0.3
Date update : July 15, 2011
  • Support for website specific "View public section; create groups" and "Full Access" permissions in the Social Network module.
Version 10.0.2
Date update : May 15, 2011
  • Improved the user folder performance in private messages.
  • Added more parameters to the forum component to prevent repeated votings in forum polls.
  • Fixed error showing HTML tags in the forum description.
  • Fixed error adding tags to the search index when a forum topic is updated.
  • LiveFeed now supports comments. Important: if you are using an internal SMTP server, you will have to to restart it.
  • Other minor errors fixed.
Version 10.0.1
Date update : April 14, 2011
  • Module security has been improved.
  • Better performance when re-indexing large forums.
Version 10.0.0
Date update : March 9, 2011
  • Introduced Live Updates for the social network.
Version 9.5.5
Date update : February 25, 2011
  • Added rating support to the rank parameters.
  • Minor bug fixes.
Version 9.5.4
Date update : December 27, 2010
  • New feature to vote for user authority in the user profile.
  • Fixed error inserting BB link code.
  • Fixed error not closing the “noindex” tag in multiple page topics.
Version 9.5.3
Date update : November 23, 2010
  • Improved the PM performance.
  • Added a rating criteria for user blogging activity beyond 30-day period.
  • Introduced the time limits to the vote rating criteria.
  • Fixed sorting errors occurring when there are multiple components forum.topic.last on a page.
  • Fixed error using incorrect sender address in the PM notification messages.
  • Fixed errors in the Forum components cropping up in the multisite systems.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
Version 9.5.2
Date update : October 7, 2010
  • Fixed rating recalculation deadlock.
  • Fixed the last post edit feature.
  • Better topic deletion usability for moderators.
  • The user profile now shows rating.
  • Fixed the ICQ number display in the user profile.
  • Fixed the on-change forum post reindexing logic.
  • Minor changes in the forum post editor.
Version 9.5.1
Date update : October 7, 2010
  • Changed the rating calculation algorithm.
  • Fixed error causing inability to vote for the forum topic in some cases.
  • Fixed error preventing the obscene words to be processed correctly.
Version 9.5.0
Date update : October 1, 2010
  • New Hermitage user interface support.
  • Rating support: points for post and topic with respect for user activity.
  • Improved the post text parser (better smile processing etc.).
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
Version 9.0.4
Date update : July 19, 2010
  • Minor changes.
Version 9.0.3
Date update : July 5, 2010
  • Minor bugs fixed.
Version 9.0.2
Date update : June 16, 2010
  • Fixed error calling the event handler.
Version 9.0.1
Date update : April 16, 2010
  • Fixed error sorting e-mail messages on an SMTP server.
  • Fixed error rebinding groups in the forum and group view component.
Version 9.0.0
Date update : April 5, 2010
  • Discussions in the social network workgroups can now be performed using e-mail.
Version 8.5.5
Date update : December 30, 2009
  • German language is now supported.
Version 8.5.4
Date update : December 22, 2009
  • German language is now supported.
Version 8.5.3
Date update : December 17, 2009
  • Fixed error editing forums in the encoded version.
  • The user permissions are now resolved correctly for the public (available to guests) forums if the "Write" permission is unchecked in the user profile.
  • Fixed inaccuracy in the date filter on the Search page.
  • Fixed error installing the forum on MSSQL.
  • Fixed error occurring when copying a user with an avatar image.
  • Added the forum section creation wizard.
Version 8.5.2
Date update : October 2, 2009
  • Fixed error with views counter increment.
  • Attached files were shown twice while editing a forum message. Now fixed.
  • Fixed error occured while creating a poll. Now start date is based on the database record.
Version 8.5.1
Date update : October 2, 2009
  • Missing forum language files were added.
Version 8.5.0
Date update : September 23, 2009
  • New! Polls can be added and configured now for a new forum topic. To enable this feature please specify the Poll channel in the component settings.
  • SEO improvements in the module components.
  • Simple mode has been added to the composite component settings.
Version 8.0.17
Date update : August 27, 2009
  • Fixed forum re-indexing error.
  • Fixed error with editing the last forum message.
Version 8.0.16
Date update : July 20, 2009
  • Attention! The updates 8.0.11-8.0.16 change the database structure. You are recommended to install these updates when the server load is minimum.
  • Module performance improved.
  • The "Reviews" component: fixed error occurring when using CAPTCHA in the component and in the forum simultaneously.
  • The "Post Creation Form" component: users can now insert video preview pictures (for [video /] tags); fixed error with the [font /] tag applied to a selection.
  • The "Topic (read)" component: the topic tags and description can now be added to the page properties set; voting for a zero points user no longer produces error.
  • The "User (Profile View)" component: some sections can be hidden if required.
  • The Forum composite component: new parameter "RSS caching period"; the component now analyses non-SEF links when in SEF mode; new parameter "Show Statistics"; fixed authorization form path error in SEF mode.
  • The "Topics (for external use)" component: topic links error fixed.
  • Fixed error occurring when the obscene word filter is effectively applied to a post: the last post author showed as empty space on the "Forums" page.
  • Parser: [video /] tags can now contain preview image; [url /] can contain a "rel="nofollow"" attribute (depends on the module settings); fixed smileys formatting in [code /] tags; fixed [video /] tag formatting when max. word length is relatively short; fixed [quote /] tag formatting.
  • The post edit reason and the editor's name is now filtered for obscene phrases.
  • Actions performed on topics in Control Panel are now logged.
  • Fixed file access permission check for social network users.
  • The recent e-mail notification message number did not update, now fixed.
  • Obscene word filter: added check for empty templates.
  • Fixed error defining user's permission to edit a topic and delete a message.
Version 8.0.15
Date update : July 14, 2009
  • The database structure has been altered and optimized.
Version 8.0.14
Date update : July 14, 2009
  • The database structure has been altered and optimized.
Version 8.0.13
Date update : July 14, 2009
  • The database structure has been altered and optimized.
Version 8.0.12
Date update : July 14, 2009
  • The database structure has been altered and optimized.
Version 8.0.11
Date update : July 14, 2009
  • Attention! The updates 8.0.11-8.0.16 change the database structure. You are recommended to install these updates when the server load is minimum.
  • The database structure has been altered and optimized.
Version 8.0.10
Date update : May 14, 2009
  • Fixed the obscene word filter error.
Version 8.0.9
Date update : May 13, 2009
  • Fixed error in the review component.
Version 8.0.8
Date update : May 5, 2009
  • New! Action logging was added for moderators and editors (or for all users).
  • Special rel="nofollow" attribute is now added to the links in forum messages.
  • Configurable member statuses and additional style classes for statuses have been added.
  • New filter on the user list page for administrators: Posting allowed.
  • Custom visual theme now can be used for the composite component.
  • Fixed error with email sending from user profile and forume topic read page.
  • Improved system behaviour when Display first topic message flag is enabled and message contains attached files.
  • Fixed issue with authorization form displaying in the forum menu.
  • Fixed issue with composite component working in non-SEF mode.
Version 8.0.7
Date update : April 27, 2009
  • New parameters in the composite component: "Show Legend", "Show Forum Shortcuts", "Show 'Name' Link" (for topic view), "Always Show Initial Topic Post", "Show 'Author' Column on Topics Page ".
  • Fixed minor bug occurring when a post contains too many smileys. New parameter: "Number of Static Smileys to Show (set to 0 to calculate smileys dynamically)".
  • Fixed minor error occurring when sending an e-mail notification (the tags [/video] and [/s] remained).
  • Fixed minor rendering error occurring when the topic name or a post contained quotes.
  • Fixed message quotation error in Opera.
Version 8.0.6
Date update : April 16, 2009
  • Fixed SQL error occured while deleting a forum topic.
Version 8.0.5
Date update : April 14, 2009
  • Link to private messages in the email notification was incorect, now fixed.
Version 8.0.4
Date update : April 12, 2009
  • Improved breadcrumb navigation.
  • New template for the user profile editing.
  • Fixed inaccuracy in forum topic statistics.
  • Forum composite component:
    - breadcrumb navigation;
    - new message markers (with the "(new)" initial value); - authorization in forum menu;
    - fixes for non-SEF mode;
    - fixes for PHP4;
    - "Subscription" moved to profile;
    - fixed error with "Enable RSS" parameters sending.
  • Option "Can write in Forum" can be set by the user with write permission for the Forum module (not just by Administrator).
  • Simple components included in composite component now use CSS styles of the composite component.
  • Forum Help file was improved.
  • Component security was enforced.
  • Forum statistics component shows only active users for non-administrators.
  • Fixed error with message moderating in non-SEF mode.
  • Fixes in voting for user in User Profile component.
  • Fixed error in CForumMessage::CheckFields occured when ATTACH_IMG field is empty.
  • API: new filter "AVATAR" in CForumUser::GetList.
Version 8.0.3
Date update : April 7, 2009
  • Minor changes.
Version 8.0.2
Date update : April 4, 2009
  • Attention! This update will install a new Forum template by defaul. The old template still can be applied in Forum composite component parameters using name "old".
  • Minor changes.
Version 8.0.1
Date update : March 27, 2009
  • Fixed erorr with edit message permission check.
  • Fixed incompatibility with php4 issue.
  • Minor fixes.
Version 8.0.0
Date update : March 19, 2009
  • Multiple files can now be attached to a message.
  • Nested forum groups.
  • Forum posts can now contain videos. Enable this feature in the forum preferences.
  • Added topic RSS.
  • BBCodes now work in the HTML mode.
  • Forums can now be excluded from search.
  • Abusive unfiltered posts could be added to the search index; now fixed.
  • RSS Atom error fixed.
  • The parameters PARAM1 and PARAM2 are now added to the search index (can be useful for comments).
  • API: added events onBeforeGroupForumsAdd, onAfterGroupForumsAdd, onBeforeGroupForumsUpdate, onAfterGroupForumsUpdate, onBeforeForumAdd, onAfterForumAdd, onBeforeForumUpdate, onAfterForumUpdate, OnBeforeForumDelete, OnForumDelete, OnAfterForumDelete, onBeforeMessageAdd, onAfterMessageAdd, onBeforeMessageUpdate, onAfterMessageUpdate, onBeforeMessageDelete, onAfterMessageDelete, onBeforeTopicAdd, onAfterTopicAdd, onBeforeTopicUpdate, onAfterTopicUpdate, onBeforeTopicDelete, onAfterTopicDelete, onBeforeUserAdd, onAfterUserAdd, onBeforeUserUpdate, onAfterUserUpdate, onBeforeUserDelete, onAfterUserDelete.
Version 7.1.7
Date update : December 18, 2008
  • Fixed small bug occurring when changing the forum group description.
  • Fixed the obscene word filter modification error.
  • Other minor fixes.
Version 7.1.6
Date update : December 5, 2008
  • The component Topic (comments) ( has been adapted for use with the Social Network module.
  • A forum moderator could not sometimes show or hide posts; now fixed.
Version 7.1.5
Date update : November 19, 2008
  • Fixed incorrect parser behavior occurring when processing the nested tags "[a][img][/img][/a]".
  • Fixed minor bug in smileys.
Version 7.1.4
Date update : October 10, 2008
  • API: changed permission check functions in classes CForumNew, CForumTopic, CForumMessage.
Version 7.1.3
Date update : October 9, 2008
  • Minor changes.
Version 7.1.2
Date update : October 9, 2008
  • New parameter in component "Topics (external list)": "Show pinned topics on top".
  • Fixed bug in obscene word filter.
  • Fixed bug showing links in tags [QUOTE][/QUOTE].
  • Fixed bug occurring when moving a topic.
Version 7.1.1
Date update : September 30, 2008
  • Minor changes.
Version 7.1.0
Date update : September 27, 2008
  • New! Added support for the Social Network module.
Version 7.0.3
Date update : September 15, 2008
  • New file save method.
  • Minor bugs fixed in replying to a personal message.
  • Fixed error occurring when creating a topic with dates explicitly specified.
Version 7.0.2
Date update : July 30, 2008
  • New path template parameter "Read message" in the Forum component for better search engine crawling.
  • Fixes in the Messages (move) component (correct topic author; visual changes; minor errors fixed).
  • New file creation template in the Templates component.
  • Visual changes in PM components.
  • The dictionary menu is now dynamic in Control Panel (loaded on demand).
  • Error messages in the forum group editor are now more verbose.
  • Minor fixes in Control Panel interface(filters, lists).
  • The "font" and "color" tags are now excluded from search results.
  • Fixed handling of various tags and smileys in forum posts.
  • Links to a topic is now created correctly when a topic is moved to another forum.
  • New forum messages are now picked correctly for guests.
  • The avatar cache now works properly in the Forum RSS component.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.
Version 7.0.1
Date update : May 26, 2008
  • Better UTF-8 support.
  • Fixed incompatibility error in Components 2.0 versions 6.x.x. and 7.0.0.
  • Fixed error occurring when subscribing for all forum messages.
Version 7.0.0
Date update : April 17, 2008
  • Parser: code optimization; support for relative links; support for non-standard characters in links(tag [url]); support for resized embedded images; trailing backslashes in tags are no longer truncated; fixed the [CODE] tag parsing error (tag cursor).
  • Support for UTF-8.
  • New installation technology (for kernel version 7.0)
  • New component: "Statistics" - shows the forum statistics.
  • New component: "Templates" - system template library.
  • The "Search" component: sort by relevance.
  • The "Reviews" component: the parsing of input parameters has been fixed.
  • Components: structure optimized; support for breadcrumb templates; personal posts can be conditionally edited depending on the permissions; limited usage of cookies depending on the module settings; optimized data selection for full utilization of table indexes.
  • Fixed errors in components occurring when BXClearCache is called incorrectly or additional path processing.
Version 6.5.0
Date update : September 19, 2007
  • Added support for tag cloud. Tags can be specified for forum topics.
Version 6.0.5
  • Fixed error with displaying hyperlinks in message.
Version 6.0.4
  • Fixed links for email templates. Attention! Check the correctness of the links in email templates for "NEW_FORUM_PRIVATE_MESSAGE" mail event.
  • Fixed error in composite component template.
  • Fixed error in the "Post a message" component.
Version 6.0.3
  • New components added: RSS (forum.rss) and Forum Rules (forum.rules).
  • Search component: added sorting by relevancy, by date, by topic and filter ability.
  • Help component: new property that helps to replace stanard Help text.
  • Post message component: added request for CAPTCHA code and settings for access permissions.
  • Different interface changes, improved usability and component optimization.
  • Fixed error with caching while editing Forum groups.
  • Fixed error with loading smilies and icons for the forum themes.
Version 6.0.2
  • Fixed error of paging in the message list.
Version 6.0.1
  • Improved module installation procedure.
  • Added ability to authorize inside component.
  • Fixed error of paging in the message list.
Version 6.0.0
  • Modified templates for displaying forum list, topics, messages. Attention! Check the correctness of components displaying.
  • Parsing mechanism optimised.
  • Fixed minor problems with sending personal messages.
  • Fixed error occurred while working with information blocks.
Version 5.9.3
  • Optimized forum topics display component.
  • New! Optimized forum reindex mechanizm: added possibility to specify a number of records reindexed at a single pass.
  • Optimized Reviews component.
Version 5.9.2
  • New parameters were added in components for displaying topics list and new topics: "Path to folder with theme icons", "Path to smiles folder".
  • New! Added link to message ("anchor").
  • Modified transliteration option.
  • Fixed error with paged navigation while displaying a topic list.
  • Fixed error with date and time formatting.
  • Fixed error with deleting a message.
  • Fixed error with comments displaying.
  • Fixed error with using copy of template for composite component.
  • Fixed error with displaying forum groups, forum descriptions.
  • Fixed error with link formatting in "List of private messages" component.
Version 5.9.1
  • Improvements in message editor that includes more correct support of different browsers (IE, Mozilla, Opera).
  • Improved visual appearance of default template components. Attention! Check the correctness of components appearance.
  • Fixed incorrect displaying of long words.
  • Fixed error in forum menu that occured after subscribing to the current topic or forum.
  • To developers: chenges in CForumUser::CheckFields() function.
  • Components 2.0: added property "Path to authorization form".
  • Components 2.0: added group of properties "Administrator Settings".
  • Components 2.0: added ability to quote a whole message.
  • Components 2.0: fixed error in Composite component's properties.
  • Components 2.0: fixed error with generating a link for sorting.
  • Components 2.0: fixed error with caching of users celebrating a birthday on the same day.
  • Components 2.0: fixed error with displaying forum or topic readers.
  • Components 2.0: fixed error with displaying author signature.
  • Components 2.0: fixed error with displaying Guest ID.
  • Components 2.0: fixed issues with incorrect displaying of components parameters.
  • Components 2.0: fixed issue with displaying a forum list.
Version 5.9.0
  • Added ability to track unread/new Topics and Forums for unregistered users.
  • Added ability to create links containing special symbols "~" and "," in messages.
  • Fixed error with adding a new Forum User.
  • Fixed error in Message Move page.
  • Fixed error in Profile Edit page.
  • Fixed error with Forum reindexing.
  • Fixed vulnerability in adding/modifying forum groups.
  • Fixed vulnerability in displaying smiles.
  • Added Components 2.0 for the Forum module.
  • To developers: added new function CForumPrivateMessage::GetListEx()
  • To developers: added filter POST_DATE in CForumMessage::GetList() and CForumMessage::GetListEx()
Version 5.1.7
  • Fixed issue with displaying new forum topics.
  • Fixed error with Forum reinstalling.
  • Fixed vulnerability in adding a new message.
  • Fixed vulnerability in creating a new topic.
Version 5.1.6
  • Fixed error with displaying forum users (double encoding of special charachters).
  • Fixed error with displaying user's sign in messages.
  • Fixed error with forum module installation (check for dictionary existance).
  • Fixed error in page navigation.
  • Fixed error with closing topics.
  • To developers: added index to the forum statistics table.
  • To developers: fixed error with using of customized forum components: message rendering function moved from forum module kernel to components. Attention! Please check the work of customized components.
Version 5.1.5
  • Added interface dialog for searching forum topic. It can be used with infoblock properties.
  • Added user authorization form for the New Topics page.
  • Fixed minor errors with finding the last read message.
  • Fixed error with sorting on Subscription Management page.
  • Fixed error with updating user statistics when deleting a topic.
  • To developers: added option to set limitations in CForumTopic::GetListEx() method.
Version 5.1.4
  • Optimized page read.php.
  • Optimized process of adding a new message.
  • Added group actions for topics and messages (moving, deleting and more).
  • Unpublished messages are displayed as list on separate page now.
  • Fixed link to the last non-approved message.
  • Added possibility to work with ranges for classes CForumMessage and CForumTopic.
Version 5.1.3
  • New! Added displaying of the information about forum members.
  • New administrative page "Subscription Management" for managing users subscriptions through the Control Panel.
  • Fixed issues with adding topics in premoderated forums: redirection and subscribtion to the created topic.
  • Fixed issue with forum message converting ([code][/code]).
  • Fixed issue with displaying "Register" menu item ("Allow users to self-register?" option checking).
Version 5.1.2
  • Modified algorithm for determination read/new topics and messages. New method allows authorized users to determine the topics that were modified since their last view. Performance of the new algorithm was greatly improved. This functionality does not work for non-authorized site visitors. To use this functionality the forum need to work with standard forum components.
  • In order to increase performance when using taboo-word filters all topic subjects, author names and message text are filtered only once and the result is being stored in cache.
  • Optimized User list component
  • Fixed error with selecting a user list
Version 5.1.1
  • New! Optimized the process of forum template creation. The speed of processing text messages was greatly increased.
  • Changes were made in taboo-words dictionaries. Attention! All the data from taboo-words dictionaries will be replaced.
  • In personal user's profile a new option was added: "Include own messages in mailing"
  • Fixed error with selecting user's messages.
  • Fixed error with displaying messages in Reviews components.
Version 5.1.0
  • Added new feature for sending private messaqges to the registered forum users. Work with all messages can be performed on the Private Messages page, where User can write, read, delete messages to the trash folder or store them in personal folders. User receives E-mail notification on every new private message
  • Added new Censorship mechanism for filtering message content. Filter uses special taboo-words dictionary and transliteration dictionary (dictionary that contains information on different possible variants of words or symbols writing). Also added search option for finding and replacing taboo-words with the use of regular expressions. After update there will be added russian and english dictionaries
  • Added new feature to preview message before posting it to the forum
  • New page added for viewing new topics for all forums
  • New page added with the list of all forum users. Special information can be viewed for each forum user: total information on topics, messages, registration date and last visit date
  • New page added with a list of all topics and messages for the user
  • Added option for moderator to move some forum topics to the other forum where he/she has no moderator permissions
  • In forum and topic lists the number of messages that need to be approved are shown now
  • New administrative page added for managing themes that enables theme management from administrative section
  • Interface changes in User Profile page
  • Added new option to subscribe for the new messages in the current topic while answering the topic
  • * Please note! All the new features and options in the public forum section will be available for the sites where standard forum components are used.
Version 5.0.2
  • Added icons into context toolbars in the Control Panel.
  • Added default actions into list tables action menus.
Version 5.0.1
  • Updated module index page.
Version 5.0.0
  • New module administrative interface developed. New interface applies to the 5.0 system version only.
Version 4.1.5
  • New version CAPTCHA support
Version 4.1.4
  • Updating icons of visual components in HTML editor
Version 4.1.3
  • Some improvements and fixes
Version 4.1.2
  • CAPTCHA (completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart) support was added
Version 4.1.1
  • Some modifications has been made connecting with MySql 5
Version 4.1.0
  • Some improvements and fixes of public controls
Version 4.0.12
  • Quotation is recovered in Firefox 1.5
Version 4.0.11
  • Some improvements and fixes of public controls
Version 4.0.10
  • Some improvements and fixes of public controls
Version 4.0.9
  • Some improvements and fixes of public controls
Version 4.0.8
  • Some improvements and fixes
Version 4.0.7
  • Increased security for public components and module in whole.
Version 4.0.5
  • Some improvements and fixes
Version 4.0.4
  • Some improvements and fixes
Version 4.0.3
  • components support is improved
  • Some improvements and fixes
Version 4.0.2
  • Some improvements and fixes.
Version 4.0.1
  • Some improvements and fixes.
Version 4.0.0
  • implemented support for multiple sites;
  • new components for the module handling
Version 3.3.8
    Techological product kernel update. Preparing for the multi-domain product version
Version 3.3.7
  • Replace all instructions like new textParser(LANG) with new textParser(LANGUAGE_ID) in the public section (in standard scripts in file read.php only)
  • Replace all instructions like CForumGroup::GetLangByID($f_FORUM_GROUP_ID, LANG) with CForumGroup::GetLangByID($f_FORUM_GROUP_ID, LANGUAGE_ID) in the public section (in standard scripts in file index.php only)
  • Replace instruction http://#SERVER_NAME##PATH2FORUM#read.php?FID=#FORUM_ID#&TID=#TOPIC_ID#&MID=#MESSAGE_ID##message#MESSAGE_ID# with http://#SERVER_NAME##PATH2FORUM# in mail message templates (NEW_FORUM_MESSAGE and EDIT_FORUM_MESSAGE)
  • Modify all links to the administrative setion (/bitrix/admin/) that have the constant LANG in them: replace LANG with LANGUAGE_ID (in standard scripts in file read.php only)
  • You can now add buttons to the control panel. To do so, execute the command (only once) RegisterModuleDependences("main", "OnPanelCreate", "forum", "CForumNew", "OnPanelCreate"); from any PHP script.
  • Another version of the forum public section is now available. All versions are located in folder /bitrix/modules/forum/install/public/, as well as in subfolders like pub_var_X. You can copy the scripts of any vesrion in the desired language (en, ru) to the public section and use as you wish, CSS table resides in the corresponding subfolder php_interface. You can uninstall the forum module and install it again.
  • Changed the forum visitor rating system. Forum visitors can now vote for other visitors. Number of votes that a visitor can give may depend on the rating of the visitor, as well as on the number of visitor's messages.
  • Forum can be attached to more than one site.
  • Forum moderators no longer receive the forum messages automatically. They can now subscribe to receive the messages on interest only.
  • You can now display messages "Today is the birthday of..." and "On-line users:..." on the first page of the forum public section.
Version 3.3.6
  • Some small improvements
Version 3.3.5
  • Some small improvements
Version 3.3.4
  • Added feature to mark all forum messages as read. Examples of using this functions can be found in the following files: /bitrix/modules/forum/install/public/en/list.php and /bitrix/modules/forum/install/public/en/index.php
  • Some small improvements
Version 3.3.3
  • Attention! Module kernel has been completely rewritten. If you are using Forum module in non-standard way then we recommend you to consult our techsupport staff before installing the update ( ). We will help you to check the compatibility of the existent code with the new Forum version.
  • Added feature to set user ranks depending on the number of posted messages.
  • Added feature to set personal sign that will be automatically used for all the user messages.
  • Added feature to create pinned topics on the top of the topic list.
  • Added feature to group forums by types.
  • Simplified some message formatting tasks, adding of the links, images, lists etc.
  • Added feature to load files attached to the mesages. File types that are allowed for uploading should be set in forum properties.
  • Added feature to manage smiles and icons with administrative interface.
  • Removed field "Alias" from the forum user profile. Now user's name and surname are being used as a user name at the forum (in case they are filled and their usage wasn't blocked by the user). Otherwise user login will be used.
  • Added feature create and modify in a very flexible way the public part of the forum (its appearance) with the use of forum kernel functions and classes.
Version 3.3.0
  • Some code and interface improvements
Version 3.2.4
    Help was updated
Version 3.2.3
    Some minor changes
Version 3.2.2
    Special chars like Ο can be used in forum
Version 3.2.1
  • New forum settings on admin page
Version 3.1.3
  • New forum settings on admin page
  • Small interface improvements
Version 3.1.1
    Script processing has been optimized to work in default PHP 4.1.0 configuration.
Version 3.1.0
    Migration to version 3.1 of main module.
Version 3.0.23
  • Now you can delete the whole topic
Version 3.0.22
  • Some changes of interface
  • Tag <code> </code> allows to show code as is (without formating loss)
Version 3.0.21
  • Search form has been extended. Now it is possible to chose which forum to search in. Search now can be performed by author name.
  • Form for editing user's profile now integrated with the form for user data editing in administrative section.
  • Several new fields were added to the user's profile: gender, photo, avatar.
  • Avatar will be shown in public part of the forum.
Version 3.0.20
  • Now moderators can see the IP addresses of forum users
  • Admins can see Guest# of forum users and track down their movements with statistic module
  • Now you can choose how many forums, topics and messages will be shown per page
  • Small changes of the public part of forum
  • Small changes of the text of email messages from the forum
Version 3.0.19
  • Please update the search module, this version of forum require search of 3.0.4 or higher
Version 3.0.11
    Mail system was optimized
Version 3.0.6
    Mail system was optimized
Version 3.0.3
    Vaiable #PATH2FORUM# was changed for message templates. Please change your message templates accordingly.
Version 3.0.2
    Some small changes and fixes
Version 3.0.1
    Bug fix