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Written by iTeam
Published on 26 November 2020
Today we are releasing JomSocial 4.7.8 Joomla social community extension for bug fixes. This release contains the important bug fixes for the postbox emoji, Amazon S3 storage, postbox location issue with a total of 9 fixes. The latest version of JomSocial also compatible with the latest Joomla.
Bug Fixes :
Postbox Location : Google map location issue fixed for frontpage postbox during posting on wall stream.
Can't see thumbnail on Change Profile Picture page after rotating the thumbnail issue fixed.
Send message button : Send message button inside chatbox fixed.
Serialization of 'JXMLElement' is not allowed error showing on Frontpage wall fixed.
JomSocial - Amazon S3: upload meta data changed issue fixed. Now it will use the default Image meta data after upload.
Postbox Emoji code issue: Now emoji will display its icon in the post once selected.
Update new emoji board on postbox for improved emoji icons.
Can't display emoji when typing characters from the keyboard issue fixed.
Improved Photo upload thumbnail: Postbox upload photo thumbnail re-styled for better view
How to Download and Upgrade
Check the system requirements Here
Create a full Backup your website
Make sure you are running minimum JomSocial 4.4 or JomSocial 4.5 version
If you use JomSocial 4.3 or lower - Make the tier upgrade as explained in this doc
& update Jomsocial with > 4.3 > 4.4 > 4.5.x > 4.7.x
Download JomSocial 4.7.8 from new unified download system here
Install the package 4.7.8 zip installer file
To update theme in Jomsocial : Download latest version of theme and install it via JomSocial > Configuration > templates > upload latest package
Note: If your site is using a very older version of Jomsocial kindly Create a shadow copy of the site & Upgrade Jomsocial. For any error in updates, Report the Issues on support forum Here
For the future version of JomSocial the roadmap has been updated here. To request new features in JomSocial kindly post on our official forum page Here