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Web Wiz Forums Version 9 Release Notes

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The following sections list many of the changes in the latest releases of Web Wiz Forums.

Version 9.74 (28th June 2011)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. admin_forum_details.asp - updated to set default values for new forums to prevent errors in databases where default values are missing
3. admin_register.asp - the signature length is now trimmed to prevent errors

Version 9.73 (16th May 2011)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. functions/functions_common.asp - fixed smalldatetime error that affected some installations
3. forum_posts.asp - fixed error with SQL Server version that on Topics with 1,000's of posts some posts would not display in the correct date order
4. forum_posts.asp - applied same fix for Topics as above for posts, although at this time there have been no reports in the wild of incorrect date orders for topics
5. functions/functions_upload.asp - added work around for Microsoft IIS Semi-Colon Vulnerability in IIS 6 and below (IIS 7 and above do not have this vulnerability)
6. RTE_configuration/RTE_setup.asp - updated RTE version number


Version 9.72 (10th May 2011)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. pm_message.asp - fixed occasional database session error
3. functions/functions_filters.asp - fixed bug that meant nofollow was not being added to user content (Thanks to Gullanian)
4. admin_upload_configure.asp - updated to allow the allocation of large disk space for member uploads
5. RTE_popup_movie_preview.asp - updated to support YouTube share links being pasted directly in to Movie Properties window
6. functions/functions_format_post.asp - updated to allow YouTube share links to be used in [TUBE][/TUBE] BBcode
7. pop_up_IP_blocking.asp - IP addresses are now ordered
8. admin_ip_blocking.asp - same as above
9. active_users.asp - updated to include link to IP Information Lookup Tool for admins and moderators to find more information on IP addresses of active connections
10. functions/functions_upload.asp - fixed vulnerability in detection of uploaded file types


Version 9.71 (23rd March 2011)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. forum_posts.asp - updated to improve SEO by returning a 404 header status for deleted, removed, or non existing topics
3. pm_message.asp - now supports Mobile View
4. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - updated to add in new functionality
5. forum_topics.asp - fixed bug for mobile browses that did not correctly link to sub forums (Thanks to kiklop)
6. report_post.asp - fixed missing </div> tag
7. pm_inbox.asp - updated for improved support for mobile browsers
8. pm_outbox.asp - same as above
9. admin_skin_configure.asp - updated for improved SEO
10. functions/functions_date_time_format.asp - uses full date for search engines rather 'Today' and 'Yesterday' to improve search engine rich snippets
11. includes/browser_page_encoding_inc.asp - fixed error in page header when in mobile browser view
12. forum_posts.asp - fixed header link to RSS Feed
13. quick_search.asp - updated to improve SEO indexing
14. quick_topic_search.asp - updated to improve SEO indexing
15. functions/functions_common.asp - performance improvements to code
16. HttpAPI.asp - fixed encoding bug for LoginMemberCookie (Thanks to deoiub)
17. new_post.asp - updated the sending of notifications to give a more accurate message to subscribers
18. register.asp - added extra error handling to prevent page errors when signatures are updated by the bad word filter
19. new_post.asp - added new code to update the last active time of the member
20. css_styles - all CSS Style Sheets updated to support max image size (Thanks to Lars)
21. forum_images/new_window.png - new icon to open new windows
22. forum_posts.asp - added link to enable Forum Admin and Moderators to view information on an IP Address
23. pop_up_IP_blocking.asp - same as above
24. admin_ip_blocking.asp - same as above
25. register.asp - updated to send new member admin vetting email in HTML format with IP information
26. includes/message_form_inc.asp - improvements to Mobile View
27. includes/quick_reply_form_inc.asp - same as above
28. language_file/language_file_inc.asp - updated to add new text for new 9.71 updates
29. default.asp - updated links to switch between classic and mobile views
30. forum_topics.asp same as above
31. active_topics.asp - same as above
32. pm_message.asp - same as above
33. forum_posts.asp - updated Mobile View to include Quote, Edit, and Reply buttons
34. forum_images/topic_sm.png - new image for Mobile View Status Bar
35. includes/status_bar_header_inc.asp - updated formatting for Mobile View

Version 9.70 (21st January 2011)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. functions/functions_login.asp - fixed bug that would cause incorrect last visit date if the database server was out-of-sync with the web servers time settings
3. functions/functions_common.asp - updated to detect new mobile devices and mobile search engine spiders
4. functions/functions_common.asp - add new function for formatting database dates dependent on the type of database being used
5. functions/functions_session_data.asp - improved date handling for sessions and fixed occasional database error message when creating new sessions
6. new_post.asp - updated date handling and emails sending
7. forum_posts.asp - fixed issue with displaying keyword searches that included an underscore
8. functions/functions_format_post.asp - updated to strip some of the bloat from MS Word
9. RTE_popup_word_paste.asp - improvements to WordTidy for those copy and pasting from Word Documents
10. functions/functions_common.asp - updated to identify Baiduspider a popular Chinese search bot
11. forum_posts.asp - fixed canonical link bug that could cause an incorrect link on forums not using URL Rewrite but have ISAPI Rewrite installed on the server
12. forum_topics.asp - same as above
13. new_post.asp - updated for improved support of HTML in the bad word filter
14. edit_post.asp - same as above
15. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - added new configuration
16. upload_avatars.asp - fixed bug that meant uploaded avatars did not populate the profile editing page with the URL location of the avatar file
17. email_messenger.asp - fixed missing </div> tag
18. admin_menu.asp - fixed issue that would not allow admin to check for updates if cookies were not working in their browser
19. includes/admin_index_inc.asp - same as above
20. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - updated to add support for new mobile browser options and improve performance
21. includes/google_adsense_inc.asp - file removed due to changes in Google Adsense that causes policy violations and Google refusing payments to publishers
22. includes/ads_inc.asp - new generic file for support many different advertisers in Premium Editions
23. common.asp - updated to support new generic ads support
24. includes/status_bar_header_inc.asp - generic ads support and mobile browser support
25. forum_posts.asp - same as above
26. CAPTCHA_image.asp - updated to Web Wiz CAPTCHA version 4.02
27. includes/CAPTCHA_form_inc.asp - updated to Web Wiz CAPTCHA version 4.02
28. printer_friendly_posts.asp - updated to improve SEO
29. functions/functions_common.asp - added new function to detect if it is a mobile browser for improved mobile browser support
30. register.asp - defaults to short registration form for mobile browsers
31. common.asp - updated breadcrumb trail for mobile browsers
32. default.asp - updated to support new mobile view for mobile and tablet browsers
33. forum_posts.asp - same as above
34. forum_topics.asp - same as above
35. active_topics.asp - same as above
36. search_results_topics.asp - same as above
37. webwizforums_image.asp - updated image file for generating GIF image from HEX to binary
38. includes/show_forum_permissions_inc.asp - updated permissions drop down for mobile browsers
39. forum_posts.asp - updated to support mobile browser view
40. search_results_posts.asp - updated to support mobile browser view
41. css_styles - All forum skins have been updated with new mobile_default_style.css file for CSS for mobile browsers
42. functions/functions_common.asp - improvements to performance and reduced memory storage for read/unread posts
43. default.asp - limited the number of displayed birthdays to 50 to avoid loading issues where members select the lowest date (being 1st Jan) as their birthday
44. calendar.asp - updated to only show dates in the region of 2001 to 5 years from today's date (2001 being the year Web Wiz Forums was released)
45. calendar_week.asp - same as above
46. calendar_year.asp - same as above
47. show_post.asp - updated new post notification emails
48. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - nofollow rule is now on by default to prevent spammers posting links to get link juice
49. functions/functions_format_post.asp - updated to support mobile browsers
50. common.asp - added mobile/classic view switch
51. default.asp - added option to switch to classic/mobile view when using a mobile browser
52. language_file/language_file_inc.asp - updated to add new text for new 9.70 features
53. includes/browser_page_encoding_inc.asp - added new doctype for XHTML Mobile for when using mobile view of forum
54. login_user.asp - updated to support mobile browser view
55. functions/functions_edit_post.asp - fix bug that meant carriage returns were not displayed when editing with the WYSIWYG Editor disabled
56. RTE_popup_link_preview.asp - updated to support mobile browser doctype
57. register.asp - displays if nofollow is applied to links to put off link spammers
58. signature_preview.asp - same as above
59. RTE_popup_link_preview.asp - same as above
60. includes/message_form_inc.asp - same as above
61. includes/quick_reply_form_inc.asp - same as above

Version 9.69 (10th June 2010)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. admin_upload_configure.asp - fixed bug that would not allow member disk space for uploads to be set above 1048MB, now allows 2048MB (2GB)
3. forum_posts.asp - added Google Buzz to social network sharing links
4. includes/message_form_inc.asp - fixed bug that meant a JavaScript error could occur under some circumstances
5. includes/quick_reply_form_inc.asp - same as above
6. default.asp - added canonical meta tag for improved SEO
7. forum_posts.asp - same as above
8. forum_topics.asp - same as above
9. forum_images/bookmark_buzz.gif - new image added


Version 9.68 (14th April 2010)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. includes/message_form_inc.asp - fixed bug that meant people without cookies enabled could not post
3. includes/quick_reply_form_inc.asp - same as above

Version 9.67 (24th March 2010)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. includes/message_form_inc.asp - updated to add new call to AJAX session ping to keep sessions alive while creating posts and PM's
3. includes/quick_reply_form_inc.asp - same as above
4. new_post.asp - updated to reduce the amount of emails sent. Improves performance, less chance of spam reports, and reduces email bounces
5. language_file/language_file_inc.asp - updated to add in new text for updated email notifications
6. forum_posts.asp - updated to fix form validation errors
7. functions/functions_common.asp - updated to correctly identify the Twiceler web crawler
8. ajax_session_alive.asp - new file to keep sessions alive while reading posts, creating posts, or writing Private Messages
9. pm_new_message_form.asp - updated to include error when submitting form if the session has expired
10. new_reply_form.asp - same as above
11. new_poll_form.asp - same as above
12. new_topic_form.asp - same as above
13. edit_post_form.asp - same as above
14. functions/functions_send_mail.asp - updated to add page encoding for the email body for those email components that support this features

Version 9.66 (3rd March 2010)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. admin_user_permissions.asp - updated to disallow the editing of the 'Guests' member account
3. functions/functions_session_data.asp - improved performance and accuracy
4. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - add new variable for new improved select lists
5. includes/default_javascript_v9.js - added new function to build list options on the fly
6. includes/page_link_inc.asp - builds list options on the fly using javascript to reduce page sizes, bandwidth and page load times
7. functions/functions_common.asp - new login code format
8. register.asp - updated to add in an email address confirmation field
9. language_file/language_file_inc.asp - updated to add in new text for the confirmation email address
10. admin_select_members.asp - fixed bug that would not allow you to click through multiple pages when searching for email addresses
11. functions/functions_format_post.asp - updated to strip out code injected into posts by badly behaved Firefox plugins

The following have been updated with added CSRF protection
1. pm_add_buddy.asp
2. pm_buddy_list.asp
3. pm_delete_buddy.asp
4. pm_message.asp
5. pm_delete_message.asp
6. pm_inbox.asp
7. includes/message_form_inc.asp
8. pm_new_message.asp
9. pm_new_message_form.asp
10. file_manager.asp
11. file_delete.asp
12. file_upload.asp
13. email_notify_subscriptions.asp
14. email_notify_remove.asp
15. email_notify.asp
16. ajax_email_notify.asp
17. new_post.asp
18. edit_post.asp
19. new_reply_form.asp
20. new_poll_form.asp
21. new_reply_form.asp
22. new_topic_form.asp
23. edit_post_form.asp
24. forum_posts.asp

Version 9.65 (2nd January 2010)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. functions/functions_session_data.asp - fixed bug that would not remove read/unread session data when using database stored sessions
3. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - updated cookie path to always be lower case
4. functions/functions_login.asp - improved unread/read post data to be more relevant for those using multiple computers
5. common.asp - last visit date is read in before cookie if user is logged in to make it more accurate when using multiple computers
6. pm_inbox.asp - fixed page formatting bug that would not display the Private Message Delete buttons in the correct place
7. includes/google_adsense_inc.asp - optimised Google Adsense Ads for those showing their own ads
8. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - same as above
9. forum_posts.asp - Optimised Google Ads for those showing their own ads and fixed 'Approve Post' link bug
10. admin_server_test.asp - fixed bug that would mean those without cookies enabled would be logged out if using the return to main menu link
11. forum_posts.asp - added Twitter and Translate to the Social Bookmarking, Topic Share Drop Down
12. language_file/language_file_inc.asp - added new 'Translate' text to language file

Version 9.64 (20th November 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. functions/functions_session_data.asp - fixed bug that would not include session key on first pass when creating a new session
3. active_topics.asp - fixed bug that would mean the 'mark posts as read' link would not work from this page
4. admin_statistics.asp - removed meta refresh as this fails due to meta refresh not passing the referrer
5. admin_select_members.asp - increased the size of text allowed in the search box
6. admin_user_permissions.asp - fixed bug that would not allow individual member permissions to be removed from sub forums
7. functions/functions_session_data.asp - fixed bug that would course a database primary key violation under certain circumstances
8. RRS_post_feed.asp - altered to limit the maximum returned results
9. includes/message_form_inc.asp - fixed member name formatting bug
10. pm_new_message_form.asp - updated to add in new XSS striping to support bug fix above
11. admin_register.asp - added missing text for field option
12. move_post.asp - fixed runtime error if moving the first or last post in a topic to a new topic
13. member_profile.asp - updated to not show the members homepage, email, or signature for suspended members
14. language_files/language_file_inc.asp - added new text for IP Address search
15. search_form.asp - added new search option for admins and moderators to search for IP addresses
16. search_process.asp - updated to support new IP search
17. new_post.asp - updated to support new Regular Expression Bad Word Filter
18. edit_post.asp - same as above
19. pm_new_message.asp - same as above
20. register.asp - same as above
21. admin_bad_word_filter_configure.asp - updated text to inform admins that Regular Expressions can now be used for the Bad Word Filter


Version 9.63 (6th October 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. register.asp - improved performance
3. functions/functions_common.asp - improved performance for the checkFormId function
4. email_topic.asp - improved performance for remote form submission checking
5. email_topic.asp - same as above
6. forum_password_form.asp - improved performance and shortened data saved in session
7. admin_change_admin_username.asp - improved security and fixed XCSRF vulnerability
8. email_messenger.asp - improved performance for remote form submission checking
9. functions/functions_session_data.asp - improved performance and added extra security
10. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - new places the OS type into a variable to reduce calls to the function and reduce the amount of code needed to run
11. forum_topics.asp - improved session performance
12. forum_posts.asp - same as above
13. default.asp - improved security for cookie removal
14. remove_cookies.asp - improved performance and security
15. edit_post_form.asp - improved session handling
16. forum_posts.asp - improved session handling and security
17. forum_topics.asp - improved session handling and security
18. new_poll_form.asp - improved session handling
19. new_post.asp - improved session handling
20. new_reply_form.asp - improved session handling
21. new_topic_form.asp - improved session handling
22. printer_friendly_posts.asp - improved session handling
23. pm_new_message_form.asp - improved session handling
24. pm_delete_message.asp - improved session handling
25. pm_message.asp - improved session handling
26. includes/pm_check_inc.asp - improved session handling
27. includes/admin_header_inc.asp - added XCSRF ID to logout link to prevent users being logged out using a malicious image or link
28. admin_logout.asp - added XCSRF checking and fixed session bug that would attempted to remove non existent session data
29. admin.asp - added extra security for admin area
30. admin_ - all files beginning admin_ have been updated to add extra security
31. pop_up_IP_blocking.asp - improvements to security
32. pop_up_topic_admin.asp - added in extra checks for XCSFR and fixed session bug for deleting polls
33. delete_topic.asp - improvements to security
34. active_topics.asp - same as above
35. pre_approved_topics.asp - same as above
36. search_results_posts.asp - same as above
37. search_results_topics.asp - same as above
38. delete_posts.asp - same as above
39. delete_poll.asp - same as above
40. hide_post.asp - same as above
41. show_post.asp - same as above
42. lock_forum.asp - same as above
43. lock_topic.asp - same as above
44. admin.asp - enhanced security, admin area users must now stay within the same domain to stay logged in to the admin area
45. admin_common.asp - updated to support new enhanced single domain admin area security
46. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - updated to store session data in the database by default now that session performance for databases has been improved
47. functions/functions_common.asp - fixed bug in active users that would sometimes drop active user records that where still valid
48. email_notify.asp - fixed potential security bug in this file


Version 9.62 (1st October 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. admin_import_members.asp - updated mySQL Database Driver to use myODBC 3.51 for member imports and fix import bug that affected some systems
3. delete_topic.asp - added script timeout setting
4. member_profile.asp - fixed bug that allowed those with blacklisted IP's to view members profiles
5. RTE_popup_file_atch.asp - fixed bug that would not add extra properties to links when creating a link from highlighted text and using a question mark within the link
6. RTE_popup_link.asp - same as above
7. functions/functions_common.asp - improved detection of Windows 7
8. setup_database_connection.asp - fixed issue that would not allow you to select myODBC 5.1 driver when setting up the mySQL database version
9. includes/google_adsense_inc.asp - improved Google Ads for Premium Edition forums using their own ads
10. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - added new Google Ads code
11. forum_posts.asp - improved Google Ads for Premium Edition forums using their own ads
12. admin_category_details.asp - rewritten to improved security and better coding
13. admin_view_forums.asp - removed querystrings that are not required
14. admin_forum_details.asp - improved coding and reduced the number of querystrings passed to the page
15. admin_view_groups.asp - removed querystrings that are not required
16. admin_groups_details.asp - improved coding and security
17. forum_posts.asp - improved positioning of Google Ads for Premium Edition users displaying their own Google Ads
18. get_last_post.asp - fixed bug that would not show hidden topics for admins when clicking the new post link
19. forum_posts.asp - improved usability for approving hidden topics and posts
20. includes/status_bar_inc.asp - added XCSRF ID to logout link to prevent uers being logged out using a malicious image or link
21. log_off_user.asp - checks the XCSRF ID is correct before logging out the user
22. forum_images/approve_post.png - new image for post approval icon
23. forum_images/approve_post.gif - gif image of the above png, as IE 6 and below don't support alpha transparent png's


Version 9.61 (19th August 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. common.asp - changed the time the last visit cookie is set
3. functions_session_data.asp - improved application stored sessions
4. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - fixed issue where cookies where not being set the correct path
5. forum_posts.asp - fixed bug that if a member was subscribed to email notifications for a topic the box was not checked in the reply form, thus un-subscribing them
6. new_reply_form.asp - same as above
7. edit_post_form.asp - fixed bug that if a member was subscribed to email notifications for a topic the box was not checked in the editing a post, thus un-subscribing them
8. setup_database_connection.asp - text for new install and updates is now different, also fixed bug that would write the wrong wording for True/False on some servers
9. common.asp - updated to support new settings
10. includes/status_bar_header_inc.asp - updated to support new Adware Express Edition
11. includes/google_adsense_inc.asp - updated for improved ad placement when using own Google Ads
12. forum_posts.asp - new improved page layout new Adware Express Edition and for own Google Ads
13. includes/global_variables.asp - updated to support new Adware Express Edition
14. calendar.asp - same as above
15. calendar_week.asp - same as above
16. calendar_year.asp - same as above
17. admin_pm_configuration.asp - same as above
18. admin_calendar_configure.asp - same as above
19. admin_upload_configure.asp - same as above
20. file_manager.asp - same as above
21. admin_update_check.asp - improved the check for updates tool
22. admin_adware.asp - new page to enable the Adware Express Edition
23. admin_menu.asp - new options added
24. functions/functions_login.asp - fixed bug that would read incorrect settings for users


Version 9.60 (6th July 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. functions/functions_filters.asp - improved URL Rewriting function which now uses Regular Expressions to create page names
3. common.asp - updated to include setup options
4. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - new option to disable the SEO Friendly Titles on URL's
5. search_results_posts.asp - improved SEO Title and fixed keyword highlighter issue that would not highlight keywords under certain conditions
6. search_results_topics.asp - improved SEO Title
7. register.asp - fixed bug that would prevent visitors without cookies enabled in their browser from registering or editing their forum profile
8. admin_menu.asp - fixed issue that would not allow admin to check for updates if cookies were not working in their browser
9. includes/admin_index_inc.asp - same as above
10. pm_message.asp - added more error handling to prevent errors when clicking on malformed email notification links
11. active_topics.asp - fixed URL rewrite links for forum headings
12. forgotten_password.asp - fixed JavaScript form checking bug
13. RTE_popup_emoticons.asp - now auto scrolls the emoticons container for those adding extra emoticons
14. non_RTE_popup_emoticons.asp - now auto scrolls the emoticons container for those adding extra emoticons
15. includes/message_form_inc.asp - supports larger emoticons window
16. includes/non_RTE_quick_reply_toolbar_inc.asp - same as above
17. includes/RTE_quick_reply_toolbar_inc.asp - same as above
18. includes/RTE_toolbar_inc.asp - same as above
19. RTE_popup_link.asp - auto removes http:// if already included in the text to convert to a link
20. smileys - new emoticon images added to this folder
21. includes/emoticons_inc.asp - updated to add support for new animated emoticons
22. functions/functions_format_post.asp - increased YouTube movie size for newer wide screen format
23. includes/RTE_toolbar_inc.asp - increased the size of the editors movie window for larger YouTube wide screen movies
24. database/database_connection.asp - file changed to support new online setup
25. database/database_settings.asp - new file to hold the database connection settings
26. common.asp - updated to support new online setup
27. functions/functions_common.asp - updated to detect Opera Mini for RTE detect the Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 OS's
28. member_profile.asp - fixed bug that would display the location of the member to someone viewing their profile even if that person viewing the profile did not have permission to access the forum the member was viewing
29. RTE_file_browser.asp - fixed bug that would course an error in the file browser if the uploaded file size was above 32MB
30. functions/functions_session_data.asp - session timeout value is now stored in a variable for easier modification
31. functions/functions_windows_authentication.asp - fixed Windows Authentication bug that would course problems with some users and usernames with quotes
32. forum_posts.asp - fixed bug that would allow posts in hidden topics to be viewed
33. setup.asp - new file for new setup wizard
34. setup_database_connection.asp - new file for new setup wizard for online database connection setting up
35. setup_db.asp - new file for new setup wizard for creating or updating the database
36. setup_db_con_test.asp - new file for new setup wizard to test the database connection
37. setup_select_database.asp - new file for new setup wizard for selecting the type of database you are using
38. forum_images - new images added for database logos
40. setup_db - new folder containing new files for the setup and upgrade of Web Wiz Forums databases
41. report_post.asp - report post text area now larger and moderators can now report posts to other moderators regrading issues with posts
42. forum_posts.asp - now displays 'report Post' to all users regardless of their login status

Version 9.56a (20th March 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. default.asp - fixed bug that would course a false positive under certain circumstances on SQL Injection test
3. forum_topics.asp - same as above
4. forum_posts.asp - same as above
5. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - fixed issue that would course error in Free Express Edition


Version 9.56 (19th March 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. functions/functions_common.asp - improved unread post count on larger forums
3. active_topics.asp - updated to display in text the number of new posts in a topic
4. search_results_topics.asp - same as above
5. forum_topics.asp - same as above
6. forum_posts.asp - updated to include a 'View First Post' link at the top of topics containing new posts
7. functions/functions_filters.asp - fixed nofollow addition to links
8. default.asp - changed the new posts notification to display more accurately and added in SEO links for URL rewriting
9. css_styles - all default_style.css cascading style sheet files have been updated to prevent the recent changes to Google Ads forcing the drop down, calendar, search boxes, etc. appearing under the Google Ads
10. .htaccess - new file for ISAPI_Rewrite 3 URL rewriting (available as a separate download)
11. includes/calendar_jump_inc.asp - improved for SEO friendly links with URL rewriting
12. default.asp - updated for search engine friendly URL rewriting
13. functions/functions_filters.asp - added new filters for making SEO friendly URL titles
14. forum_topics.asp - added in SEO links for URL rewriting
15. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - added new global variable holding link page titles
16. includes/page_link_inc.asp - updated to add SEO friendly titles to page links
17. includes/forum_jump_inc.asp - updated to add SEO friendly titles to page links
18. forum_posts.asp - updated with SEO friendly links for URL rewriting
19. active_topics.asp - updated for SEO friendly links for URL rewriting and fixed bug that would course log-out issue for visitors without cookies enabled
20. get_lastPost.asp - adds SEO title to end of redirect link
21. common.asp - the last visit cookie is now updated every 60 seconds instead of every 5 minutes, to make the new post notification more accurate
22. functions/functions_edit_post.asp - fixed removal of nofollow when editing links
23. calendar.asp - improved error handling for out of range dates and added new SEO friendly links for URL rewriting
24. calendar_week.asp - same as above
25. calendar_year.asp - same as above
26. search_results_posts.asp - updated with SEO friendly links for URL rewriting
27. search_results_topics.asp - updated with SEO friendly links for URL rewriting
28. edit_post.asp - improved return URL to take the user directly back to the post they have just edited
29. functions/functions_calendar.asp - updated with SEO friendly links for URL rewriting
30. RTE_javascript.asp - increased the size of the post editor
31. includes/quick_reply_form_inc.asp - same as above
32. includes/message_form_inc.asp - same as above
33. forum_images/email_topic.gif - new image for emailing topics
34. forum_images/bookmark* - 7 new images each starting with 'bookmark' for new social bookmark links
35. forum_images/openshare-icon.* - new image with both png and gif for the new social bookmark links
36. forum_images/printable_version.* - new image with both png and gif for the new social bookmark links
37. language_files/language_file_inc.asp - added new text

Version 9.55 (13th February 2009)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - added new option to disable the malicious code parsing for uploaded images and files
3. functions/functions_upload.asp - updated to support new option to disable malicious code parsing for uploaded files and images and improve filters
4. file_upload.asp - updated to display more accurate error codes and progress bar for AspUpload 3.x and above
5. language_files/language_file_inc.asp - added new text for improved upload error messages
6. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - added new option to disabled upload file scanning
7. RTE_popup_adv_image.asp - updated to show improved error messages and progress bar for AspUpload 3.x
8. RTE_popup_file_atch.asp - updated to show improved error messages and progress bar for AspUpload 3.x
9. non_RTE_upload_images.asp - updated to show improved error messages
10. non_RTE_upload_files.asp - updated to show improved error messages
11. admin_upload_configure.asp - updated to allow admin to select AspUpload 3.x which now includes progress bar
12. AspUpload_ProgressBar_Frame.asp - new file for displaying the progress of uploaded files and images
13. AspUpload_ProgressBar.asp - new file for displaying the progress of uploaded files and images
14. language_files/RTE_language_file_inc.asp - updated language for upload progress bar
15. forum_images/upload_files.gif - new image for upload upload progress bar
16. functions/functions_upload.asp - updated to support progress bar for AspUpload 3.x
17. admin_server_test.asp - updated to detect AspUpload 3.x for the progress bar compatibility test


Version 9.54 (1st December 2008)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. forum_posts.asp - fixed RRS Feed button bug so that the RSS Feed button now displays
3. resync_post_count.asp - fixed bug that would not allow moderators to re sync post and topic count within a forum
4. search_process.asp - improved searching for larger forums
5. functions/functions_member_API - improved password checking and creation
6. HttpAPI.asp - fixed a bug when creating new members on some server setups
7. forum_posts.asp - fixed bug where certain keywords in a search would trigger the SQL Injection test
8. admin_update_check.asp - fixed update check bug
9. new_post.asp - fixed bug that would trigger anti-spam settings when server changed to daylight saving time
10. admin_batch_delete_members.asp - fixed bug that meant the batch delete didn't work on some servers
11. functions/functions_windows_authentication.asp - improved the way Active Directory integration works
12. functions/functions_send_mail.asp - updated to not display a server error message to end users if sending email fails (will write to log files if logging is enabled)
13. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - added new variable to hold email sending error message
14. admin_email_test.asp - updated for improved email setting test
15. language_files/language_file_inc.asp - added new text for email sending errors
16. email_topic.asp - updated to display user error message if email fails to send
17. email_messenger.asp - updated to display user error message if email fails to send
18. forgotten_password.asp - updated to display user error message if email fails to send
19. resend_email_activation.asp - updated to display user error message if email fails to send
20. report_post.asp - updated to display user error message if email fails to send
21. search_form.asp - can now select to search for topics started by a particular member
22. search_process.asp - improved search timeout for larger forums, improved performance, improved member searching, improved error handling
23. language_files/language_file_inc.asp - added new text for improved search error handling
24. functions/functions_report_errors.asp - new file for reporting errors to Web Wiz Engineer for Hosted Solutions Subscribed Users
25. admin_common.asp - added call to functions_report_errors.asp
26. common.asp - added include functions_report_errors.asp
27. functions/functions_common.asp - added include functions_report_errors.asp
28. file_manager.asp - fixed issue that would course continuous image refresh under certain circumstances and fixed issue with deleting images with ampersands
29. file_browser.asp - fixed issue with deleting images with ampersands

Version 9.53 (3rd October 2008)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. RTE_popup_adv_image.asp - fixed bug that would not allow image uploading
3. RTE_popup_file_atch.asp - fixed bug that would not allow file uploading
4. register.asp - fixed file corruption
5. functions/functions_filters.asp - fixed file corruption


Version 9.52 (2nd October 2008)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. search_process.asp - fixed quotation bug
3. forum_posts.asp - improved dynamic keywords
4. functions/functions_common.asp - improved keywords security and reliability and moved SQL Injection Test
5. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - updated to allow physical server paths to be used for logging
6. functions/functions_common.asp - same as above
7. new_post.asp - fixed bug that would course the email component to throw an exception if the email address was blank
8. show_post.asp - same as above
9. functions/functions_filters.asp - improved HTML striping function for improved description tags
10. functions/functions_common.asp - added support for AppleWebKit browser engine (Safari & Google Chrome) WYSIWYG RTE Editor
11. functions/functions_common.asp - updated to identify iPhone, iPod, and Google Chrome for active users list
12. includes/RTE_toolbar_inc.asp - updated spell checking
13. RTE_javascript.asp - updated for support for AppleWebKit browser engine (Safari & Google Chrome)
14. RTE_configuration/RTE_setup.asp - updated RTE Version number
15. functions/functions_filters.asp - improved image alt property and also added support for image title property
16. pm_email_pm.asp - updated to improved support for authenticated mail servers
17. email_messenger.asp - updated to improved support for authenticated mail servers
18. email_topic.asp - updated to improved support for authenticated mail servers
19. language_files/language_file_inc.asp - added new text for improved email message information and toolbar button
20. HttpAPI.asp - updated to HTTP XML API version 1.02, and replaced misspelled suspended response
21. admin_update_check.asp - updated to improve layout and include the edition information
22. includes/RTE_toolbar_inc.asp - corrected text for insert movie button in editor toolbar
23. admin_import_members.asp - improved member import tool
24. language _files/calendar_language_file_inc.asp - fixed spelling mistake on line 46
25. includes/status_bar_header_inc.asp - updated to improve icon links
26. RTE_popup_adv_image.asp - updated to allow image uploading in Private Messages if member is allowed
27. RTE_popup_file_atch.asp - fixed permissions error when attaching file to Private Message
28. RTE_popup_movie_preview.asp - improved the way YouTube movies are displayed in the Preview window
29. RTE_popup_movie.asp - improved the way YouTube BBcodes are formatted and the way the Preview window is sent data
30. mssql_server_setup.asp - improved database setup file to not check that the database is not already created
31. mysql_server_setup.asp - same as above
32. admin_register.asp - changed so that when Windows Authentication/Active Directory is enabled can not place members into the admin group
33. functions/functions_windows_authentication.asp - updated documentation


Version 9.51 (29th August 2008)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. function/functions_common.asp - fixed issue were hidden topic subjects would be displayed to non moderator and admins in forum stats
3. function/functions_common.asp - improved unread posts feature for larger forums
4. function/functions_common.asp - improved browser and OS detection for active users table
5. get_last_post.asp - fixed server error when topic count gets above 32,000
6. database/database_connection.asp - set new variable to enable advanced paging for massive performance boost for SQL Server 2005/2008 and mySQL
7. includes/page_link_inc.asp - updated to support new paging
8. function/functions_common.asp - add new function to create dynamic keywords for pages
9. forum_posts.asp - added advanced paging for massive performance boost for SQL Server 2005/2008 and mySQL and added dynamic meta tags
10. includes/quick_reply_form_inc.asp - updated to work with new paging system
11. active_topics.asp - same as above
12. admin_select_members.asp - same as above
13. ajax_email_notify.asp - same as above
14. calendar.asp - same as above
15. forum_topics.asp - same as above
16. members.asp - same as above
17. pm_buddy_list.asp - same as above
18. pm_inbox.asp - same as above
19. pm_outbox.asp - same as above
20. pre_approved_topics.asp - same as above
21. search_results_posts.asp - same as above
22. search_results_topics.asp - same as above
23. active_topics.asp - added advanced paging for massive performance boost for SQL Server 2005/2008 and mySQL
24. forum_topics.asp - added advanced paging for massive performance boost for SQL Server 2005/2008 and mySQL and added dynamic meta tags
25. members.asp - added advanced paging for massive performance boost for SQL Server 2005/2008 and mySQL
26. pop_up_topic_admin.asp - updated to fix issue with latest myODBC 3.51 driver and moderator logging
27. delete_poll.asp - same as above
28. functions/functions_filters.asp - improved error handling
29. functions/functions_edit_post.asp - same as above
30. edit_post.asp - updated to fix issue with latest myODBC 3.51 driver
31. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - added new variable for selecting myODBC driver
32. database/database_connection.asp - updated to allow mySQL users to select which myODBC driver they wish to use and for advanced paging
33. admin_pm_configuration.asp - increased number of permitted Private Messages
34. new_post.asp - updated to send post approval notifications to admins and moderators
35. language_files/language_file_inc.asp - added text for new feature above
36. new_post.asp - now supports sending post approval email notifications to forum admins and moderators
37. show_post.asp - updated so the person approving the post doesn't get an email notification
38. logs - new folder to store log files for the forum
39. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - updated to allow the enabling of log files
40. functions/functions_common.asp - added new function for forum logging
41. register.asp - updated to add logging for new registration and moderator profile editing
42. new_post.asp - updated to add logging for new topics and replies
43. edit_post.asp - updated to add support for logging
44. delete_topic.asp - updated to add support for logging
45. hide_post.asp - updated to support moderator logging and fix forum statistics bug
46. show_post.asp - updated to support moderator logging
47. lock_topic.asp - updated to support moderator logging and added new statistics updating
48. pop_up_IP_blocking.asp - updated to support moderator logging
49. admin_upload_configure.asp - updated to support uploads of up to 30MB in size
50. admin_email_notify_configure.asp - updated to link to the server compatibility test page to test to see what components are installed on the server
51. RTE_popup_movie.asp - new file for adding YouTube and Flash BBcodes
52. RTE_popup_movie_preview.asp - used with new file above to preview movie
53. language_files/RTE_language_file_inc.asp - updated to support new movie popup
54. functions/functions_common.asp - added new SQL Injection test
55. forum_images/post_button_movie.gif - new image for RTE Toolbar
56. includes/RTE_toolbar_inc.asp - updated to add new toolbar button to add YouTube and Adobe Flash movies to posts
57. functions/functions_format_post.asp - increased default Adobe Flash movie size to 250
58. file_upload.asp - updated to support file display after upload and now defaults to image uploads as these are more common
59. file_manager.asp - after uploading a file or image now returns the user to the file manager displaying the upload in the preview window

60. The following files have been updated to support the myODBC 5.1 database driver for mySQL
admin_activate.asp
admin_calendar_configuration.asp
admin_close_forums.asp
admin_email_domain_blocking.asp
admin_email_notify_configure.asp
admin_forum_details.asp
admin_group_details.asp
admin_group_permissions.asp
admin_import_members.asp
admin_ip_blocking.asp
admin_pm_configuration.asp
admin_register.asp
admin_skin_configure.asp
admin_spam_configure.asp
admin_suspend_registration.asp
admin_upload_configure.asp
admin_web_wiz_forums_configuration.asp
delete_post.asp
edit_post.asp
email_notify.asp
forgotten_password.asp
HttpAPI.asp
lock_topic.asp
move_post.asp
pm_add_buddy.asp
poll_cast_vote.asp
pop_up_IP_blocking.asp
register.asp

61. The following files have been updated to check querystrings for SQL Injection virus attacks
forum_posts.asp
printer_friendly_posts.asp
forum_topics.asp
default.asp
pre_approved_topics.asp
active_topics
calendar.asp
calendar_year.asp
calendar_week.asp
search_process.asp

Version 9.50 (1st May 2008)

1. includes/version_inc.asp - updated version number
2. mark_posts_as_read.asp - fix potential XSS security issue
3. admin_register.asp - fixed issue that would not allow the admin to update user profiles when the existing member API is enabled
4. register.asp - same as above
5. includes/global_variables_inc.asp - added new options and fixed various bugs that would cause crashes if incorrect path settings were entered
6. admin_calendar_configuration.asp - new file for calendar settings
7. admin_pm_configuration.asp - new file for configuring private messaging
8. admin_menu.asp - add new settings options
9. includes/admin_index_inc.asp - same as above
10. admin_skin_configure.asp - fixed bug that would cause crash if incorrect paths were set
11. admin_skin_configure.asp - updated so that if you change the default skin and have a custom banner logo for your forum, the banner logo does not get altered
12. includes/status_bar_header_inc.asp - removed google ads, unless you want your own google ads
13. includes/pm_check_inc.asp - updated for limited use in free edition
14. pm_welcome.asp - same as above
15. pm_new_message.asp - same as above
16. pm_welcome.asp - same as above
17. pm_inbox.asp - same as above
18. functions/functions_filters.asp - improved cleanup of HTMLsafe(TM) security filters
19. functions/functions_upload.asp - improved upload for images created in Adobe
20. functions/unsafe_HTML_tags_inc.asp - updated to remove extra HTML and Scripting that could be used to launch malicious code
21. functions/functions_format_post.asp - improved YouTube support fix potential XSS security issue for both YouTube and Adobe Flash
22. CAPTCHA_image.asp - updated to Web Wiz CAPTCHA version 4.0 - for more info see www.WebWizCAPTCHA.com
23. functions/functions_common.asp - improved browser and OS detection
34. functions/functions_date_time_format.asp - now shows 'Today' date in bold
35. includes/setup_options_inc.asp - updated to support new 'Today' date above
36. default.asp - updated to display last posted topic subject in new location and in bold if the post is unread since last visit
37. forum_topics.asp - updated to show unread topics in bold
38. active_topics.asp - updated to show unread topics in bold
39. language _files/language_file_inc.asp - renamed Active Topics to New Posts
40. HttpAPI.asp - fixed issue in the XML HTTP API
41. forum_posts.asp - improved performance
42. functions/functions_windows_authentication.asp - updated file
43. admin_update_check.asp - new file to check for updates to Web Wiz Forums
44. RTE_popup_about.asp - fixed height issue
45. includes/CAPTCHA_form_inc.asp - updated info comments


For a full list of changes prior to those listed above please see the Version History text file available inside the zip file of all downloads of Web Wiz Forums.



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