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Moving forward with Composr

ocPortal has been relaunched as Composr CMS. ocPortal 9 is superseded by Composr 10.

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

3.2.1 released

3.2.1 released Version 3.2.1 has now been released. This version is a patch release that introduces a number of bug fixes since the last release. Upgrading is suggested due to a number of important bug fixes..

To upgrade from any previous 3.2.x release you may copy the URL of the attached tar file, and feed it into the http://mybaseurl/force_upgrade.php script on your website to allow it to automatically extract the files.
alternatively, manually upload the files inside the attached tar file over existing files (7-zip is just one of many tools for tar files).

After the files are up, open http://mybaseurl/force_upgrade.php in a web browser, login, and choose to clear caches.
For more details, see our upgrading tutorial.

» Download: 3.1.0-3.2.1.tar (5 Mb, 1768 downloads so far)

Fixes have been made to the following issues (Described in more detail):
  • Can't purchase POP3 quota in point store.
  • Error adding/editing an author
  • Error given when viewing your own attachments
  • Error installing ocWorld
  • Error that masks error messages
  • Error when adding a download
  • Guests may see unvalidated guest posts
  • Javascript/Cookie problem
  • Minor issue with calendar day view
  • OCF guest count never exceeds 1
  • Pointstore gambling, mySQL 5 strict mode
  • Pointstore gambling, non-OCF users
  • Recommend module fails for non-OCF users

In addition:
  • WYSWIYG can now be optionally disabled such that WYSIWYG-generated changes are discarded (rather than converted to Comcode).
  • OCF posts/topics may now count towards the validation totals in the staff checklist, via a new hidden option (see the pinned list of hidden options in our Developing forum).
  • Problems fixed with FTP SSL incompatibilities on certain servers.
  • The see-unvalidated permissions have now been put into a more appropriate permission category (new installs only).
  • Problems on some Apache servers with short-URL support have been fixed.
  • The 'alien files' upgrade warning is now more clear.
  • The 'check permissions' feature is now more thorough.
  • A problem with gallery browsing has been fixed.
  • The Tempcode 'IS_IN_GROUP' symbol has been improved.
  • Various little fixes to language editing have been made.
  • The common-word SEO filter has been improved a little.

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