Discussions - The Joomla! forum extension





General


Discussions is a Joomla 2.5 forum extension. It's a forum that offers a basic feature set + some cool stuff that you might have looked for.

Current version is 1.6.1. It's available for FREE. Just go to the download area and check it out :-)

Requirements: PHP 5.2 or higher

Features

  • Comments for Joomla! articles (new in 1.6)
  • Location tagging for forum posts (incl. so called thread maps) (new in 1.6)
  • Smart Search plugin (experimental) (new in 1.6)
  • Private Messages built-in
  • User profile with avatar, signature, city, country, Facebook, Twitter and more
  • Moderators, Moderator functions (delete, lock, move, sticky posts)
  • SEO settings. Overwrite standard settings for title, description and keywords
  • Image upload (show as browser popup, Slimbox, RokBox or Widgetkit)
  • AEC support. Configure which AEC plans are allowed to upload images
  • Flickr images embedded in posts(jump to flickr or view in Slimbox)
  • YouTube videos embedded in posts
  • Language files for frontend and backend. English and German included.
  • Configurable date and time format
  • Rookie mode. Configure how many posts of a new registered user will be moderated
  • Send email to Moderators if a moderated user or rookie writes a post
  • Boxes for social media code (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Flattr, ...) below thread title
  • HTML boxes at the top and bottom of the pages e.g. for banner code
  • Places for forum specific banners (top and bottom)
  • Private forums. Only visible for moderators
  • Support for Primezilla Private Messaging.
and more...




Changelog Discussions 1.6.1

  • Fixed a security issue in the private messages part



Changelog Discussions 1.6

  • Comments for Joomla! articles
  • Location tagging for forum posts (incl. so called thread maps)
  • Smart Search plugin (experimental)
  • Bug fixes and optimizations


Changelog Discussions 1.5

  • Joomla! 2.5 only!
  • Private Messages
  • Bug fixes and optimizations


Changelog Discussions 1.4.1

  • Fixed a security issue (SQL injection)


Changelog Discussions 1.4

  • Joomla! 1.7 version available. It's also been tested on Joomla! 2.5 beta! Download the right component and module zipfile for your system
  • Added basic ACL support (Configure/Access component) (J1.7)
  • Select to display username or name in the frontend
  • Solved a backend name conflict with other extensions
  • Replies now have a h4 tag
  • Login row ("Please login or register") now optional
  • Added Google+ field in user profile
  • Code for social media buttons and HTML boxes now have an own dashboard tab
  • Added index.html to all directories to make it JED compliant
  • Bug fixes and optimizations


Changelog Discussions 1.3

  • Joomla! 1.6 version available! Download the right component and module zipfile for your system
  • RSS Feed for new threads in all forums
  • RSS Feed for new threads in a specific forum
  • SEO improvement for thread view. The Meta description is taken from the post (first 160 chars)
  • SEO improvement for thread view. The Meta keywords are taken from forum the thread belongs to
  • Backend improvement for user tab. Added signature field
  • Backend improvement for post tab. Added listbox for post type (discussion, question, important)
  • Bug fixes and optimizations


Changelog Discussions 1.2

  • Language files for backend (english and german included)
  • YouTube tag. Now it's possible to embed YouTube videos in forum posts
  • YOOeffects support for image display
  • Forum specific banner places. Configurable in Discussions backend forum tab
  • SEO improvements for index page. Meta tags title, description and keywords configurable in language file
  • SEO improvements for forum page. Meta tags title, description and keywords configurable in Discussions backend forum tab
  • Bug fix: Search plugin now works with all languages and SEF and standard URLs
  • Bug fixes and optimizations






Products & Projects


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