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Jomsocial 4.5.1 stable released with performance improvement, chatbar and bug fixes

JomSocial 4.5.1 release for performance improvement and  bug fixes

Hi Guys,
We are happy to announce JomSocial 4.5.1 stable release. It is an important update release with performance improvement, chatbar feature, bug fixes and some other improvements.

We would like to thank you for the positive feedback and bug reports in the 4.5.1 beta 2. In this Jomsocial 4.5.1 stable release, we have addressed some more performance issue also and expect more improvements and new features in upcoming releases.

IMPORTANT: Chatbar issues fixed & performance improvement

  • Jomsocial 4.5.1 beta introduced important feature - chatbar that allows users to chat with multiple friends on Jomsocial without going into Inbox. In the stable release, we have fixed reported issues and added a dedicated option in Jomsocial to enable/disable chatbar.
  • You can see the complete details of performance improvement with real case study Here



  • Jomsocial compatible with php 7.2.1
  • JS Trending video module optimized for fast load
  • A guest cannot view an image on gallery popup without login to the site
  • Events disabled, but still see "Event Videos" in video section
  • Make "Remember Me" phrase clickable (like checkbox)
  • View album link on the photo page
  • JS Member map module optimised to pick location without a country

Bug Fixes :

  • Got notice error on print preview on an event page
  • Got error when clicking on Unpublish Event
  • Can’t view comment when added on iPhone, only show after reloading page
  • Got undefined error after making unfriend
  • Can not do anything with my photos when click on it in chrome browser
  • [chat] Enter blank msg it shows blank in the chat window
  • No stream item created for group album comment
  • Notification module not showing on site.
  • Username is changed to “Guest” in the JS Activity Stream for events
  • Strange error in the registration form for a radio field with a mandatory value
  • Typing mistake on friend send a request message
  • Javascript error on "Approve" group join request
  • LiveLeak video not supported
  • Forcing privacy not working
  • Request invitation button showing on private past event
  • Window chat is disappeared after refresh
  • Got notice error on edit profile page
  • [PHP 7.2] Can not delete my activities
  • Can`t show drop-down selection when posting a photo on stream
  • Got access forbidden when removing the tag
  • Can not show photo post on stream when share photo without description
  • Got error on add friend popup when a user is blocked
  • php7.2 Got warning error on a member of the group page


  1. Check the system requirements Here
  2. Create a full Backup your website
  3. Make sure you are running minimum JomSocial 4.4 or JomSocial 4.5 version
  4. If you use JomSocial 4.3 or lower - Make the tier upgrade as explained in this doc
  5. & update Jomsocial with > 4.3 > 4.4 > 4.5.1
  6. Download JomSocial 4.5.1 from new unified download system here
  7. Unzip and Install the downloaded package 4.5.1 zip.
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


We have been working on upgrading JomSocial to be compatible with Joomla 4 so once Joomla 4 arrives you have a hassle-free upgrade option. We also work on some new feature requests that are requested by community members to implement them in next release.

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