The 188.8.131.52 release includes over 2100 repository commits where 1500 of those are commits to completely new features, around 500 for improvement of existing features and around 100 commits for known bugs fixes. In this changelog we will list only the most important new features and improvements, but for those who want to keep track of every change we did, the complete, raw changelog from initial 3.2.x commit in .csv format can be downloaded here.
Post Box Highlights
Improvement New PostBox skeleton for status, images, videos and events.
Improvement New iconset for PostBox.
Improvement Tabs for PostBox to navigate easily.
New Feature Add character limit counter in the top right corner of the PostBox textarea.
New Feature Use Status Limit option from BackEnd to define character limit.
New Feature Add character limit on the share popup window.
Improvement New PostBox privacy dropdown style.
New Feature Add sharing mood option for status updates.
New Feature Add sharing location option for status updates.
New Feature Backend option to disable moods sharing.
New Feature Backend option to disable location sharing.
New Feature Location suggestions based on the Google Places in 1km radius.
New Feature General location suggestion if there are no Google Places in 1km radius.
New Feature Use GEO location instead of IP.
New Feature Possibility to tag friends in status post on front, and profile page.
New Feature Possibility to tag friends and members of the event for public event status post.
New Feature In private group or private event, only the joined members of that group or event can be tagged in posts.
New Feature Allow multiple photo uploads from PostBox.
New Feature Prevent flood posting of photos by following the anti-spam setting from backend.
New Feature Select album where photos will be stored directly from PostBox.
New Feature If user don't have any albums, create default one automatically.
New Feature Add progress bar on uploading photos.
New Feature Possibility to add more photos (or remove them) before posting.
New Feature Allow uploading of the videos directly from the PostBox.
New Feature Prevent flood posting of videos by following the anti-spam setting from backend.
New Feature Select category where the video should be placed directly from PostBox.
New Feature Add progress bar on uploading videos.
New Feature 'Share Video Location (video uploads only).
New Feature Fetch content of links posted in status update, and activity stream comments.
New Feature Option to edit fetched content in PostBox before posting.
New Feature Option to remove preview image from fetched content.
New Feature Select image of fetched content when available.
New Feature Update cURL library to work with SSL sites.
Improvement Refactor the custom messages into "Admin Announcements".
Improvement Select privacy option for admin announcements, Public or Site members.
New Feature Intial support for #hashtags.
New Feature Store the #hashtags into database for future use.
New Feature Add possibility to filter activities based on application type.
New Feature Support all application types.
Improvement new loading indicator when post is submitted.
Improvement Creating events from stream is now easier than ever.
Activity Stream Refinements
New Feature Convert common symbols into smiley faces :) for both, stream posts and stream comments.
ImprovementAdd options to delete activities when privacy allows it.
New Feature Allow changing privacy of individual stream item after posting.
Improvement Show ALL streams to Super Admin, regardless of the privacy.
New Feature Allow sharing of public stream items posted by others.
New Feature Possibility to change or remove location after posting.
New Feature Possibility to remove mood after posting.
New Feature Edit status update after is posted to the stream.
New Feature Report stream items to admins.
New Feature Like/Unlike the comments in the stream.
New Feature See who liked the comments.
New Feature Possibility to tag friends and all people who commented the post on front and profile page
Improvement New group and new event streams. Highlight more details
Improvement Reverse array on aggregated streams so that last actor is always shown first
Improvement Stream items for liked object will now show the content when permission allow.
New Feature Ignore streams from specific users.
New Feature Make #hashtags bold.
Improvement Update activity stream module to show emoticons.
Misc Improvements and Additions
New Feature Add CCurl Library.
New Feature Add params column to #__community_walls table.
New Feature Add type column to #__community_blocklist tabl.
New Feature Use proper calendar library in advanced search.
New Feature New iconset for toolbar.
New Feature 'After FFMPEG process the video, send a notification to owner of a video.
Improvement "Batch commenting" for the album related activity streams. Make sure old comments do not show up for new uploads.
Improvement Update Google maps to work with SSL sites