mooSocial Update – 3.02Patch – Security & Maintenance Release

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Dear Valued clients!

We have just released a critical security and maintenance update to resolve a security issue. This release is a patch that protects against a vulnerability allowing bad actors to delete files in folder from your site.

Please download the patch file named “mooSocial-3.0.2.Patch1.zip” at client area, follow the installation guide inside the patch and Update As Soon As Possible. It’s compatible with mooSocial all versions.

If you don’t know how to update or have any questions, please contact us for support.

Regards,
mooSocial Team

New Release: Mobile App (Android & iOS) 1.21 and moosocial core 3.02

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Hello all,

Over the past two months, our team has been hard at work upgrading most of our plugins to make them compatible with mobile apps latest version. With a lot of improvements made on apps, script and plugins. The moosoical script, plugins and mobile apps are now much more faster than before. You can check out demo of our apps, scripts and all of plugins at this link http://addons.moosocial.com/

I’m excited to announce mooSocial 3.02 and apps (Android and IOS) version 1.21 are now released and available to download at client area. Most of our paid plugin are also compatible with latest version. Please check the home page of mooCommmunity to get updates about the release of the plugins. Below are importance notes for the new versions:

Changes in mooSocial 3.02

+ Fixed “recently joined” block cache issue. User is deleted but it’s not auto delete at “Recently joined”
+ Fixed “global seach issue”, full name of member matches with entered keyword but can’t be found.
+ ‘Page Not Found’ page does not appear correctly when site is at production mode
+ Integrated patch deleting-user-account-by-the-user-himself. See more details here https://moosocial.com/gdpr-compatible-patch-release/ . If you used 3.02, do not need to install this patch because it’s integrated by default.
+ Remove video link from text editor
+ Allow user to delete account/downoad a copy of data if membership is expired. In the previous version, member can’t do anything if the subscribed membership package is expired.
+ Daily and bulk email optimization – send to active members only.
+ Modified unsubscribe link inside email. Now member can click on “unsubscribed” link at email footer to unsubscribe without logging into site. If member is not member, he also can unbsubscribe.
+ Improve the warning message that appear when site has error or member does not have permission to access a feature. See screenshots below for more details
– If site has unknow error, it will show message like this http://prntscr.com/k11zlu
– If memember does not have permission to access a feature, it will show message like this http://prntscr.com/k11zrw
+ Fixed found bugs when upgrading plugins to make them compatible with app 1.2

Changes in mobile apps 1.21:

+ Include all features form 1.2 that you can see here https://community.moosocial.com/topics/view/1876/new-release-social-mobile-app-android-ios-1-2
+ Fixed found bugs when upgrading plugins to make them compatible with app 1.2

Importance Notes:

+ Most of addons are compatible except for: Classifieds Plugin, Feedback, Property Listings, Resume Plugin, MOOCHAT, Recipe. We’re still fixing bugs for these plugins.

+ The following plugins are compatible with with 1.1 but are not compatible with 1.21, we will make them compatible soon. PROFILE SPOTLIGHT, Gif Comment, Twitter & LinkedIn Social Login and Reactions

+ App version 1.21 REQUIREDS mooSocial 3.0.2 and plugins that compatible with app 1.2. So that if you upgraded to mooSocial 3.02, you have to upgrade apps and plugins. Do not install plugin that is only compatible with 3.02 into mooSocial lower version.
+ All themes are compatible with 3.02 by default.
+ DO NOT upgrade your live site until you have a full backup of your site’s files, database and have successfully performed a test upgrade on your development (test) site first.

We hope you will enjoy this new update as much as we’ve enjoyed baking it. Do let us know if you have any questions, comments or suggestions for this version below.

Regards,
mooSocial Team

GDPR Compatible patch release + some tips

GDPR

Install this patch to enable users to delete all the data relating their accounts by themselves to made your mooSocial based community to comply with European Union’s set of regulations “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR).

Please go to Client Area to download file then update your site accordingly

+ “Patch for 3.0.0 – GDPR – delete account rule.zip” for mooSocial 3.0.0 version
+ “Patch for 3.0.1 – GDPR – delete account rule.zip” for mooSocial 3.0.1 version

If you’re using lower moosocial version, please contact us we will help you update.

+ Mobile Apps: this update only works with mobi app 1.2, it’s not available on 1.1 and below versions

+ DO NOT upgrade your live site until you have a full backup of your site’s files and have successfully performed a test upgrade on your development (test) site first.

Depends on your location so you may need to seek legal advice to make your site fully compatible with GDPR. Below are some general tips from mooSocial:

+ Download and install “Download a copy of data” plugin here
+ Enable option that allows your members can delete all the data relating their accounts by themselves by installing the “GDPR Compatible patch” we’re announcing here.
+ Enable cookies warning message in admincp (Admin admin -> System settings -> Features tab -> Enable Cookies
+ Update your Privacy Policy to comply with GDPR requirements

We hope this patch and tips are helpful. If you have questions, please feel free to post at moo-community.

Regards,

mooSocial Team

New Release: Social Mobile App (Android & iOS) 1.2

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The long awaited update to our mobile app is here!!! Social Mobile App version 1.2 for mooSocial in both Android and iOS platform is released. This version brings extensive code update to include a lot of native features. It also aim to improve user experience with speed optimization by streamlining data access thru our newly released APIs library. Layout improvement for both Android and iOS is also done to make our apps friendlier to end-users. Version 1.2 adds many native features such as the ability to mention friends, take photo from camera, share multiple images or link sharing… News Feed ((Home, User Profile, Group, Event) layout and speed has been improve tremendously compared to previous version. Below is a full list of improvements of version 1.2:

Android Demo: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.moosocial.travel
iOS Demo: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mootravel/id1118809277?mt=8
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Demo site is purged periodically for cleanup, please create a new account if your previous ones no longer work as it would be deleted in the process.)

Improvements

  • UX Improvements for both Android, iOS Apps
    • Splash screen – Slideshow
    • Improve layout to increase user friendliness
  • News Feed Improvements (Home, User Profile, Group, Event)
    • Friend Mention
    • Take photo from camera
    • Upload Multiple Images
    • Link Sharing
    • Optimization
    • New mobile-friendly layout
  • Comment Improvements
    • Friend Mention
    • Take photo from camera
    • Optimization
    • New mobile-friendly layout
  • Social Connect
    • Facebook
    • Google
  • Splash Screen Slider
  • Newsfeed speed optimization
  • Invite Code integration

Note:

+ Requires mooSocial 3.0.1
+ DO NOT upgrade your live site until you have a full backup of your site’s files, database and have successfully performed a test upgrade on your development (test) site first.

We hope you will enjoy this new update as much as we’ve enjoyed baking it. Do let us know if you have any questions, comments or suggestions for this version below.

Regards,
mooSocial Team

New Release: mooSocial 3.0.1

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We are glad to announce the release of mooSocial version 3.0.1. This new version brings several new exciting improvements to mooSocial. Speed Optimization is one of the focus. News Feed will load much faster than before. An extensive library of Application Programing Interface (API) is now included. This allows a faster and easier way to integrate other applications with mooSocial. Utilizing APIs, allows our new Social Mobile Apps (1.2) to streamline is data access thus tremendous speed improvement. Full list of improvement is listed below:

Demo link: https://travel.moosocial.com/

– Speed Optimization
– API Library. Full list can be viewed here: https://travel.moosocial.com/api/document
– Mobile Apps (1.2) Integration
– Friend Limit set to 5000
– Remove setting “Auto disable accounts that do not match above min age restriction or has reached max age restriction (?)”
– Bugs Fix

Note:
+ For upgrading, please make sure all add-ons (themes and plugins) are compatible with mooSocial 3.0.1 before upgrading.
+ If you are using Mobile Apps, they need to be at version 1.2 to work well with 3.0.1. Please contact us if you need to upgrade your current Mobile Apps.
+ DO NOT upgrade your live site until you have a full backup of your site’s files, database and have successfully performed a test upgrade on your development (test) site first.

We hope you will enjoy this new update as much as we’ve enjoyed baking it. Do let us know if you have any questions, comments or suggestions for this version below.

Regards,
mooSocial Team