Introducing WoltLab Suite 5.2, the next big step in the history of community and forum solutions and successor of the previous WoltLab Suite 3 series.
WoltLab Suite 5.2 requires the following prerequisites to install and run the software:
- Webserver with PHP 7.0.22 or newer (PHP 7.4+ recommended)
- MySQL 5.5.35 (or newer) / MariaDB 5.5.47 (or newer) / MariaDB 10.0.22 (or newer)
- 20 MB free disk space
- Current Webbrowser (Chrome 76+, Firefox 68+, Safari 12+, Microsoft Edge 44+ [EdgeHTML 18+])
- Download the installation archive onto your computer.
- Extract the archive.
- Upload the files install.php, test.php and WCFSetup.tar.gz onto your webserver.
- Start the installation by navigating with your webbrowser to the test.php.
Updating from earlier versions
Upgrading is supported for WoltLab Suite 3.1.11 or newer, the responsible update server http://update.woltlab.com/2019/ needs to be added to the list of update servers. Please keep in mind that we do not gurantee the stability of the upgrade, under no circumstances should you upgrade your installation without creating a full backup before. Upgrade at your own risk!
Usage and Support
This evaluation version is not suitable for use in production environments, doing so is entirely at your own risk. An update from WoltLab Suite 5.2 RC 1 to future versions is guaranteed. You may use the apps until February 6th, 2020, if you would like to continue using this software past this date, you'll have obtain a valid product license.
We're looking forward to hear your feedback and report of possible issues in this forum.
Version Number Changes
The forum app historically used a much higher version number, which wasn't ideal at all times. Starting with this release, all our products have been bumped up to version 5.2.
Compatibility with PHP 7.4
This version is compatible with PHP 7.4.