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Moving forward with Composr

ocPortal has been relaunched as Composr CMS, which is now in beta. ocPortal 9 will be superseded by Composr 10.

Head over to for our new site, and to our migration roadmap. Existing ocPortal member accounts have been mirrored.

2.5.3 released

2.5.3 released Version 2.5.3 has now been released. This release includes only bug fixes. Upgrading is not necessary, unless you are affected by one of the fixed bugs.
To upgrade from previous 2.5.x releases, simply upload the files inside the attached zip files over existing files. After this is done, run http://mybaseurl/force_upgrade.php.

Note: Before upgrading a registered site you should check to make sure that your upgrade period is still active. If if is not you should not upload sources/version.php.

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Fixes include:
  • Internationalised number formats no longer cause problems with various aspects of the system
  • Comcode pages no longer load attribute-embedded-Comcode with incorrect privileges
  • Bugs with forum ordering have been fixed
  • E-mails no longer appear corrupt on old PHP versions
  • Error messages generated by outdated data in the trackback system are no longer logged
  • After clearing the Comcode cache, OCF posts no longer show as blank when viewed from an abstract-forum-layer comment topic
  • Combined RSS and Atom feeds now function in the RSS blocks
  • Menu rendering bug that affected Konqueror has been worked-around
  • Referer statistics now load a lot faster
  • The left hand menu of a new zone may now be edited without requiring additional chmodding
  • "Simple-Deleting" an orphaned gallery image now works
  • Memory consumption when choosing a template to edit has been reduced

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