JomSocial 4.1.5 Is Available!
Today we released JomSocial 4.1.5 to the public, the fifth update to version 4.1 of the best Joomla Community Extension in the world.
The JomSocial 4.1.5 update is now available as an update to all users running JomSocial 4.1 and as an upgrade for sites running JomSocial 4.0.
Version 4.1.5 is a bugfix release which addresses all the bugs reported in the forum. It also brings some improvements, such as keeping the aspect ratios for uploaded videos. For a full list of changes, please read our changelog.
Administrators of the site can now choose whether to fix the video size after conversion, or convert to maintain the aspect ratio of the uploaded file.
Full configuration can be found in the Video Settings panel of the JomSocial admin dashboard.
How To Download JomSocial 4.1.5
Log in to your account at the JomSocial website and download the latest package. Unzip the package to find the JomSocial 4.1.5 installation file or iJoomla Installer.
How To Upgrade To JomSocial 4.1.5
1. To upgrade with iJoomla installer (recommended):
Navigate to the iJoomla Installer component and click the red "Upgrade" button.
Instructions for this method can be found here. Note that the version number in the document may differ from the current version but the upgrade process will be the same.
2. To upgrade by installing the package:
- From any JomSocial version 4.1.x - Simply install the newest version on top of the old version.
- From JomSocial 4.0.x or older - Perform a tier upgrade.
3. To upgrade with a patch:
Patch files are provided as a courtesy. It is always recommended that you update your JomSocial installation using an installer. If you must update through patch files, they are available on the forum.
If you’re not sure how to update with patch files, we have a tutorial for that too.