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Vanilla 2.0.14 Released

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TimTim Operations Vanilla Staff
edited November 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.3
Vanilla 2.0.14 has been released!
This is primarily a feature release, containing our new Social Connect functionality, but also includes some minor bugfixes for issues in 2.0.13.

v2.0.14 Changes

  1. Added Social Connect authenticators
    • Facebook Connect
    • Twitter Connect
    • Google SignIn
    • OpenID
  2. Improved/added tons of code documentation (thanks @Lincoln!)
  3. Fixed Notifications - no longer receive multiple notifications for one real event
  4. Fixed bugs with embedvanilla
  5. Fixed bugs with Mobile and cleaned up some CSS
  6. Fixed bug where the "new" indicator on discussions would sometimes not display
  7. New core plugin: CLEditor! (thanks @rak!)
  8. New core plugin: Emotify!

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  6. Delete all *.ini files in your cache/ folder
  7. Navigate to the page in your forum that updates your database (this will not work if you did not sign in as UserID = 1):
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  9. Navigate to your forum and test away!
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