Update: WoltLab Suite 5.5.7

  • We have just released new versions of our products:

    • WoltLab Suite 5.5.7

    Stability releases (third part of the version number, also known as “patch releases”) aim to solve existing problems in the current version. Like every stability release, they do not introduce new features. It is strongly recommended to apply these updates.

    How to Apply Updates

    Open your Administration Control Panel and navigate to “Configuration → Packages → List Packages”. Please click on the button “Search for Updates” located in the right corner above the package list.

    Notable Changes

    The list below includes only significant changes, minor fixes or typos are generally left out.

    WoltLab Suite Blog: Article Threads

    • Minor fixes. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Calendar

    • Minor fixes. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Forum

    • An active tag cloud box in the forum view no longer causes an error when accessing a forum with an invalid ID. 5.5
    • Fixed a problem with discussion threads when viewing articles as a guest with a different selected language. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Core: Elasticsearch

    • The timeout for communication with the Elasticsearch server was increased from 5 to 15 seconds. Extensive reindexing, for example during “Rebuild Data” actions sometimes takes longer than 5 seconds until Elasticsearch responds. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Core: Importer

    • IP.Board 3
      • The time required to import attachments has been greatly decreased. 5.5
      • Faulty polls are now skipped. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Core: LDAP Authentication

    • An issue during the processing of diverging usernames was fixed. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Core: WebAuthn

    • Minor fixes. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Core

    • Sending notification emails now double-checks whether the user’s email address is confirmed. New is a check, on actual sending, that takes effect if confirmation of the email address is withdrawn after the email is generated but before it is sent. Previously, the validity of the email address was only checked when the email was generated. 5.5
    • Error handling of faulty email content when sending via SMTP has been improved. A faulty email content is for example a faulty or outdated language variable which leads to a “Fatal Error”. 5.5
    • When updating the display order of advertisements, the selected position was not taken into account. 5.5
    • A direct call to the administration interface with a user who has no permission to use the administration interface now also offers a logout to change the user. 5.5
    • On very narrow tablets the list of articles had some display errors. 5.5
    • A display error when jumping to the first message in a message list was fixed. 5.5
    • The “Copy” buttons in the dialog for RSS feeds now also work when the dialog is opened a second time. 5.5
    • After opening the dialog for pasting links in the editor, the position was no longer correct when pasting content from the clipboard. 5.5
    • A compatibility problem when running under PHP 8.1 was fixed. 5.5
    • Synchronization of file attachments did not work for already existing file attachments. 5.5
    • After inserting links on iOS, the program erroneously jumped to the top of the page. 5.5
    • The generated link when searching for a user via the member list was incorrect. 5.5
    • The conversion of > and < from BBCode content after an import was fixed. 5.5
    • Immediately before installing a package with the StoreCode, the package list is now updated to work with the current information. 5.5
    • Various improvements have been made to language variables, such as updating obsolete links to the canonical URL. 5.5
    • Updated the external guzzlehttp/psr7 library to correct a potential bug when sending “multipart” HTTP requests. 5.5
    • For developers: TimeDatabaseTableColumn is now functional. 5.5
    • For developers: FormBuilder fields with internationalization enabled (I18n) now work even if only one language is active. 5.5
    • For developers: Update to TypeScript 4.9. 5.5

    Alexander Ebert
    Senior Developer WoltLab® GmbH

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