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  • vBulletin 4.2.1 FULL has been released.

    vBulletin 4.2.1 is NOW AVAILABLE for download. The feedback thread for the 4.2 release is HERE for our licensed customers.

    vBulletin 4.2.1 is a maintenance release focused on user requested improvements to the Activity Stream and Navigation Manager functionality introduced in vBulletin 4.2, high impact bug fixes to user voted Jiras, and MAPI bug fixes/improvements necessary for Mobile Suite 1.4.

    The release contains:
    • IE 10 Compatibility - VBIV-15679 (Instructs IE10 to render vB4 pages using IE9 compatibility mode.)
    • Activity Stream: Forum Sidebar - VBIV-15099
    • Activity Stream: CMS Widget - VBIV-15353
    • Navigation Manager: Add option for tab to be a drop down menu - VBIV-15023
    • Activity Stream: Dynamic population of new content - VBIV-15095
    • Allow a target to be set in the Navigation manager URL - VBIV-14981
    • Change maximum allowed activity stream Items Per Page to 150 (from 30) - VBIV-15089
    • 20 issues were fixed in preparation for Mobile Suite 1.4, which will be released soon and supports iOS6.
    • 120 bug fixes selected based on user impact/votes.


    vBulletin 4.2.1 contains a total of 143 bug fixes, improvement requests, and feature requests. A full list of these changes can be found - HERE.

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    Please note, this is not a Patch Release. As with all full releases, you must run /install/upgrade.php after uploading the files. Failure to do so will result in database errors. For more information on upgrading please read the readme.html file in your download package or visit http://www.vbulletin.com/docs/html/upgrade
    Translations provided by Google.

    Wayne Luke
    The Rabid Badger - a vBulletin Cloud customization and demonstration site.
    vBulletin 5 Documentation - Updated every Friday. Report issues here.
    vBulletin 5 API - Full / Mobile
    I am not currently available for vB Messenger Chats.

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    • #3
      Change log for 4.2.1:
      1. VBIV-15679 Add IE9 Meta Tag to VB 4.2.1 headinclude template
      2. VBIV-15639 " " is returned instead of actual quotes
      3. VBIV-15638 Activity Stream displays m-D-Y h:i A instead of actual date value
      4. VBIV-15620 4.2.1 A1 has no GMT +0 option in the timezone settings
      5. VBIV-15604 Syncronize Bitfields with vB5 to prevent future clashes
      6. VBIV-15523 Reflect COPPA settings in API responses
      7. VBIV-15425 Blank entries in Forum permissions screen
      8. VBIV-15404 Navigation Manager - Pull Down Menu Tabs - other links etc do not display nor does Tab highlight when on THIS_SCRIPT related page
      9. VBIV-15401 Dropdown arrow on tab dropdown menus is poorly positioned
      10. VBIV-15389 Product export does not have tab with menu pull down XML field
      11. VBIV-15386 User profile activity stream Friends tab ignoring privacy settings for friends
      12. VBIV-15371 templatestofiles.php fails on bootstrap load.
      13. VBIV-15368 showthread message formats are missing/incorrect
      14. VBIV-15366 forum.php contains corrupt copyright notice, causing errors on some sites
      15. VBIV-15353 Activity Stream CMS Widget
      16. VBIV-15341 Custom user profile fields don't work correctly on registration with mobile style - missing mobile template: userfield_select_option
      17. VBIV-15339 apitextformat not working
      18. VBIV-15336 login_facebook always returns "badlogin_facebook"
      19. VBIV-15330 Clicking any CMS url loads the front page in IE8
      20. VBIV-15327 call to activity is returning different JSON object graph for albums
      21. VBIV-15326 need thumbnail URLs for attachments when calling activity
      22. VBIV-15325 Upgrade crashes on 4.1.10 Alpha 1 Step 3
      23. VBIV-15318 register_fbconnect does not return values specified in docs
      24. VBIV-15317 api_forumlist is returning empty value in API v7
      25. VBIV-15312 Default URL to link to "My Blog" not working in navigation manager nav links
      26. VBIV-15301 article node id not included in call to activity
      27. VBIV-15300 Doublepost Default phrase is missing Size 1
      28. VBIV-15291 PostRelease doesn't work correctly if admin cp is not in the standard directory
      29. VBIV-15289 HTML data being prepended in all MAPI responses
      30. VBIV-15280 QA Task - Verify Updated Template/Phrase/Navigation Version Number (4.2.1)
      31. VBIV-15273 Database error when transferring group ownership, but transfer succesfull
      32. VBIV-15271 Redirected threads are always marked new
      33. VBIV-15266 Reputation given bit link doesn't link to the post
      34. VBIV-15254 call to "activity" always returns error
      35. VBIV-15239 If you are running PHP 5.2.0 or 5.2.1, an error in the Navigation Manager kills the site
      36. VBIV-15238 Blog Bug When Deleting Spammers
      37. VBIV-15236 Wrong function used for error message
      38. VBIV-15221 register_fbconnect returns empty value
      39. VBIV-15219 Session url is defeating the anti looping code.
      40. VBIV-15217 Default batch size is too small
      41. VBIV-15214 The special characters shows up as HTML entity codes (ÿ) when calling showthread/newreply_newreply
      42. VBIV-15206 Unescaped dash in is_valid_email() function allows emails with illegal characters
      43. VBIV-15205 Redirect error ("Loop") with content.php as Default Tab since vB 4.2.0
      44. VBIV-15204 PHP Memory Limit doesn't show up in AdminCP due to typo in /admincp/index.php
      45. VBIV-15190 Moving posts results in datatbase error
      46. VBIV-15182 Typo in options_options_wrtlimit_text
      47. VBIV-15175 Flood protection does not work
      48. VBIV-15169 Deleting the default tab results in no tab being set as the default
      49. VBIV-15165 Uninstalling CMS fails with DB error
      50. VBIV-15164 Duplicate post prevention bypassed by doublepost automerge
      51. VBIV-15161 Activity stream not XHTML valid
      52. VBIV-15147 Email preferences specified at registration are not retained
      53. VBIV-15144 Post edit changing post content - %UA is being replaced with line break
      54. VBIV-15138 Default new navigation elements to vbulletin unless in debug mode (ie when developing).
      55. VBIV-15131 Old Navigation elements are not removed in certain circumstance
      56. VBIV-15107 Double Post Prevention - Merged Post updated timestamp not reflected in threadbits
      57. VBIV-15100 Activity stream doesn't contain title's prefix on results
      58. VBIV-15099 Activity Stream Forum Sidebar
      59. VBIV-15098 See more icon in rtl
      60. VBIV-15095 Add slider effect and auto populate new activity
      61. VBIV-15094 Activity Stream photo comment templates need to include the owner of the album for information purposes
      62. VBIV-15093 Activity Stream needs protection against loading a large amount of "New Activity" items
      63. VBIV-15092 Who Visitid Collapse/Expand Image is slightly mis aligned
      64. VBIV-15089 Change maximum allowed activity stream Items Per Page to 150 (from 30)
      65. VBIV-15085 Remove legacy template hooks in Navbar_tabs template
      66. VBIV-15079 Navigation Tabs Should Utilize Datastore
      67. VBIV-15071 Show "No Results" rather than "No More Results" when there is no activity
      68. VBIV-15070 Add maximum limit of items that can be displayed in the activity stream
      69. VBIV-15063 Can't change navigation links into non-english letters
      70. VBIV-15023 Add option for tab to be a drop down menu
      71. VBIV-15004 Photos vs Pictures - Inconsistent naming
      72. VBIV-14981 Allow a target to be set in the Navigation manager URL
      73. VBIV-14829 blog_blog should also return non html version of the message
      74. VBIV-14785 Search criteria threadstart does not work(misprint)
      75. VBIV-14749 Global ignored users posts show in Recent Posts Widget
      76. VBIV-14744 Blog image used in CMS templates for edit comment link icon
      77. VBIV-14741 Find Update Templates doesn't work for imported older version custom styles
      78. VBIV-14727 Code error in vb/collection.php
      79. VBIV-14669 Typo in the phrase setting_forumrunner_exclude_desc
      80. VBIV-14655 forumrunner_exclude_no_forums wrong phrase group
      81. VBIV-14650 Double code in stylegenerator.css
      82. VBIV-14636 Wrong redirection on search template
      83. VBIV-14635 User profile customization text color "inherit" replaced with "transparent", which results in invisible text!
      84. VBIV-14628 includes\xml\product-forumrunner.xml - typo and redundant closing parenthesis in some phrases
      85. VBIV-14620 Poll Widget doesn't correctly count votes of multiple choice polls
      86. VBIV-14619 Extra "<" character in blog_comment template
      87. VBIV-14617 Useless condition in vB_Mail
      88. VBIV-14616 Incorrect id in templates blog_comment_deleted and blog_comment_ignore
      89. VBIV-14615 "Permanent" label not showing in Latest Infractions Received for infractions that never expires
      90. VBIV-14580 Threads by globally ignored users are displayed in search results
      91. VBIV-14576 MAPI: Avatars not always present
      92. VBIV-14557 Add New Setting Group Duplicate Primary Key Database Error
      93. VBIV-14555 'newuser' phrase doesn't show full member URL when registration via FB Connect
      94. VBIV-14522 Image Settings popup doesn't open and throws script error in IE8
      95. VBIV-14508 Some editor CSS sheets are missing cache busters when storing css stylesheets as files
      96. VBIV-14507 if (!yuicombopath) document.write JavaScript is missing ?v={vb:raw vboptions.simpleversion}
      97. VBIV-14501 Emptying inline thread title box shows loading image forever when closing the box
      98. VBIV-14500 Can't customize blog from public albums
      99. VBIV-14491 The phrase "can_edit_privacy" have html tag without a closer
      100. VBIV-14489 Facebook Privacy shows a blank page when not FB connected
      101. VBIV-14475 URL inaccessible with IE < 9 if the highlight parameter has a word with non-English characters
      102. VBIV-14466 Missing in SHOWTHREAD Template
      103. VBIV-14447 Incorrect user name link in "Post a User Note for X" when posting a new user note in mobile style
      104. VBIV-14403 General Search set to return Forum Posts doesn't show thread/post titles if they have non-English characters
      105. VBIV-14398 Useless code in vB_Collection class
      106. VBIV-14397 Deleted users do not display correctly in "Who Posted?"
      107. VBIV-14394 vBCms_Search_Result_Article
      108. VBIV-14391 Wrong $wasssupermod variable in class_dm_user
      109. VBIV-14390 $vbprhase not in scope in vB_APIMethod_api_forumlist_4::getforumlist
      110. VBIV-14386 false variable used in functions_online.php
      111. VBIV-14382 Mobile Style not using Async for Facebook, also causing insecure warnings over secure connections
      112. VBIV-14372 General Search Widget Set to Return Articles Doesn't Correctly Show Time
      113. VBIV-14339 Missing end bracket in 'setting_cookiedomain_desc' phrase
      114. VBIV-14310 Login isn't available in mobile style if the vbulletin is closed
      115. VBIV-14306 Can't open image attachment settings dialog in IE8
      116. VBIV-14301 Ignored user CMS comments - formatting issues and bad links
      117. VBIV-14290 'Marking as read' doesn't work if the forum parent is set as a category
      118. VBIV-14280 No usergrouptitle for facebook users
      119. VBIV-14267 Non existing .js files included in socialgroups_picture template
      120. VBIV-14124 Phrase: "You are not a member of any groups" in another user's profie
      121. VBIV-14086 templateversion check does not recognize 4.1.10
      122. VBIV-14052 WYSIWYG mode slaughters preformatted text
      123. VBIV-13908 Some time zone locations are not correct
      124. VBIV-13904 White line space between threadbits
      125. VBIV-13810 Facebook migrating Apps to OAuth2. Review vBulletin for any action needed.
      126. VBIV-13284 CSS saved as files mucked by write_style_css_directory() function
      127. VBIV-13199 "Delete this Message" button in private messages deletes also any message previously selected in the PM list
      128. VBIV-12928 Add LIMIT to fetch_*info Functions
      129. VBIV-12544 RTL - User Profile Customization buttons results in blank page when using Chrome
      130. VBIV-10840 usercp_shell template generates reference to non-existent file when Store CSS Stylesheets as Files option is enabled
      131. VBIV-9926 "Viewing Blog Entry" on Who's Online Has No Link to the Blog Entry
      132. VBIV-7535 Validation errors in Style Generator
      133. VBIV-5294 Fatal error in blogs if an user with blog entries is deleted while the blog product is disabled
      134. VBIV-4716 Forum List Not Indented When Moving/Copying/Merging Threads
      135. VBIV-4096 Using a Background Image in Customize Blog Style always returns an error when attempting to save it
      136. VBIV-618 "Use Custom Avatar" not checked by default

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      • #4
        Removed Files:
        • images/site_icons/arrow_readmore.png



        Added Files:
        • forumrunner/checkstatus.php
        • images/site_icons/arrow_readmore_left.png
        • images/site_icons/arrow_readmore_right.png
        • images/statusicon/category_forum_new-48.png
        • images/statusicon/category_forum_old-48.png
        • images/statusicon/category_forum_old_lock-48.png
        • includes/api/7
        • includes/api/7/activity.php
        • includes/api/7/api_forumlist.php
        • includes/api/7/api_getsessionhash.php
        • includes/api/7/api_init.php
        • includes/api/7/content.php
        • includes/api/7/forumdisplay.php
        • includes/api/7/list.php
        • includes/api/7/member.php
        • includes/api/7/register_fbconnect.php
        • includes/api/7/register_fbdisconnect.php
        • includes/api/7/showthread.php
        • includes/api/commonwhitelist_7.php
        • includes/block/activitystream.php
        • includes/functions_navigation.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_421a1.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_421b1.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_421.php
        • packages/vbcms/item/widget/activitystream.php
        • packages/vbcms/widget/activitystream.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/block.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/home.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/membertabajax.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/membertab.php



        Modified Files:
        • activity.php
        • admincp/block.php
        • admincp/blog_admin.php
        • admincp/index.php
        • admincp/navigation.php
        • admincp/options.php
        • admincp/phrase.php
        • admincp/plugin.php
        • admincp/postrelease.php
        • admincp/resources.php
        • admincp/rssposter.php
        • admincp/stylevar.php
        • admincp/template.php
        • admincp/user.php
        • ajax.php
        • api.php
        • attachment_inlinemod.php
        • blog_ajax.php
        • blog_external.php
        • blog.php
        • blog_usercp.php
        • calendar.php
        • clientscript/ckeplugins/attachment/dialogs/attachment.js
        • clientscript/vbulletin_activitystream.js
        • clientscript/vbulletin-core.js
        • clientscript/vbulletin_facebook.js
        • clientscript/vbulletin-mobile.js
        • clientscript/vbulletin_post_loader.js
        • clientscript/vbulletin_userprofile.js
        • clientscript/yui/uploader/assets/uploader.swf
        • forumdisplay.php
        • forum.php
        • forumrunner/detect.js
        • forumrunner/include/search.php
        • forumrunner/version.php
        • group_inlinemod.php
        • group.php
        • includes/adminfunctions_options.php
        • includes/adminfunctions.php
        • includes/adminfunctions_plugin.php
        • includes/adminfunctions_stylevar.php
        • includes/adminfunctions_template.php
        • includes/api/4/album_user.php
        • includes/api/4/api_getnewtop.php
        • includes/api/4/register_addmember.php
        • includes/api/4/register.php
        • includes/api/4/subscription_viewsubscription.php
        • includes/api/6/api_getnewtop.php
        • includes/api/class_api.php
        • includes/api/commonwhitelist_2.php
        • includes/api/commonwhitelist_5.php
        • includes/api/commonwhitelist_6.php
        • includes/api/functions_api.php
        • includes/block/blogentries.php
        • includes/block/threads.php
        • includes/blog_functions_main.php
        • includes/blog_functions_online.php
        • includes/blog_functions.php
        • includes/blog_functions_post.php
        • includes/blog_functions_shared.php
        • includes/class_bbcode.php
        • includes/class_block.php
        • includes/class_blog_entry.php
        • includes/class_blog_response.php
        • includes/class_bootstrap_framework.php
        • includes/class_bootstrap.php
        • includes/class_core.php
        • includes/class_datastore.php
        • includes/class_dm_blog_user.php
        • includes/class_dm_event.php
        • includes/class_dm.php
        • includes/class_dm_picturecomment.php
        • includes/class_dm_stylevar.php
        • includes/class_dm_threadpost.php
        • includes/class_dm_user.php
        • includes/class_facebook.php
        • includes/class_floodcheck.php
        • includes/class_friendly_url.php
        • includes/class_mail.php
        • includes/class_picturecomment.php
        • includes/class_postbit_alt.php
        • includes/class_postbit.php
        • includes/class_profileblock_blog.php
        • includes/class_profileblock.php
        • includes/class_reportitem.php
        • includes/class_rss_poster.php
        • includes/class_sitemap.php
        • includes/class_stylevar_mapper.php
        • includes/class_template_merge.php
        • includes/class_upgrade_product.php
        • includes/class_userprofile.php
        • includes/class_vurl.php
        • includes/class_wysiwygparser.php
        • includes/cron/reminder.php
        • includes/functions_attach.php
        • includes/functions_calendar.php
        • includes/functions_editor.php
        • includes/functions_facebook.php
        • includes/functions_forumdisplay.php
        • includes/functions_login.php
        • includes/functions_newpost.php
        • includes/functions_online.php
        • includes/functions.php
        • includes/functions_picturecomment.php
        • includes/functions_socialgroup.php
        • includes/functions_threadmanage.php
        • includes/functions_user.php
        • includes/functions_video.php
        • includes/init.php
        • includes/xml/bitfield_vbulletin.xml
        • includes/xml/hooks_vbulletin.xml
        • includes/xml/product-forumrunner.xml
        • includes/xml/product-postrelease.xml
        • includes/xml/product-skimlinks.xml
        • includes/xml/product-vbblog.xml
        • includes/xml/product-vbcms.xml
        • includes/xml/product-vbfbfriends.xml
        • inlinemod.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_370rc4.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_400b1.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_420a1.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_forumrunner.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_install.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_skimlinks.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_vbblog.php
        • install/includes/class_upgrade_vbcms.php
        • install/init.php
        • install/mysql-schema.php
        • install/upgrade_language_en.xml
        • install/vbulletin-adminhelp.xml
        • install/vbulletin-language.xml
        • install/vbulletin-mobile-style-blog.xml
        • install/vbulletin-mobile-style-cms.xml
        • install/vbulletin-mobile-style.xml
        • install/vbulletin-navigation.xml
        • install/vbulletin-settings.xml
        • install/vbulletin-style.xml
        • login.php
        • misc.php
        • mobile.php
        • modcp/moderate.php
        • packages/vbattach/attach.php
        • packages/vbblog/attach/blogentry.php
        • packages/vbblog/search/result/blogcomment.php
        • packages/vbblog/search/result/blogentry.php
        • packages/vbcms/comments.php
        • packages/vbcms/content/article.php
        • packages/vbcms/contentmanager.php
        • packages/vbcms/controller.php
        • packages/vbcms/controller/widget.php
        • packages/vbcms/dm/node.php
        • packages/vbcms/item/content/section.php
        • packages/vbcms/item/widget/calendar.php
        • packages/vbcms/item/widget.php
        • packages/vbcms/item/widget/rss.php
        • packages/vbcms/navbar.php
        • packages/vbcms/route/content.php
        • packages/vbcms/route/list.php
        • packages/vbcms/search/result/content.php
        • packages/vbcms/widget/calendar.php
        • packages/vbcms/widget/poll.php
        • packages/vbcms/widget/recentblogcomments.php
        • packages/vbcms/widget/recentblog.php
        • packages/vbcms/widget/recentposts.php
        • packages/vbcms/widget/rss.php
        • packages/vbforum/collection/socialgroupdiscussion.php
        • packages/vbforum/collection/socialgroupmessage.php
        • packages/vbforum/search/result/thread.php
        • packages/vbforum/search/searchcontroller/newpost.php
        • packages/vbforum/search/type/post.php
        • packages/vbforum/search/type/socialgroup.php
        • picturecomment.php
        • picture_inlinemod.php
        • postings.php
        • private.php
        • profile.php
        • register.php
        • search.php
        • showpost.php
        • showthread.php
        • usercp.php
        • vb/activitystream/populate/forum/thread.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/album/album.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/album/comment.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/album/photo.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/base.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/blog/base.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/blog/comment.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/blog/entry.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/calendar/event.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/cms/article.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/cms/comment.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/forum/post.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/forum/thread.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/forum/visitormessage.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/socialgroup/discussion.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/socialgroup/groupmessage.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/socialgroup/group.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/socialgroup/photocomment.php
        • vb/activitystream/view/perm/socialgroup/photo.php
        • vb/activitystream/view.php
        • vb/ckeditor.php
        • vb/collection/contenttype.php
        • vb/collection.php
        • vb/controller.php
        • vb/exception/404.php
        • vb/exception/adminstopmessage.php
        • vb/exception/critical.php
        • vb/exception/parser.php
        • vb/exception.php
        • vb/input.php
        • vb/item/content.php
        • vb/item/contenttype.php
        • vb/legacy/thread.php
        • vb/model.php
        • vb/profilecustomize.php
        • vb/route.php
        • vb/search/core.php
        • vb/search/searchtools.php
        • vb/style.php
        • vb/view/page.php
        • visitormessage.php



        Removed Templates:
        • None



        Added Templates:
        • block_activitystream
        • vbcms_widget_activitystream_config
        • vbcms_widget_activitystream_page



        Modified Templates:
        • activitystream_album_comment
        • activitystream.css
        • activitystream_forum_post
        • activitystream_forum_thread
        • activitystream_home
        • activitystream_socialgroup_discussion
        • activitystream_socialgroup_groupmessage
        • activitystream_socialgroup_photocomment
        • blog_comment
        • blog_comment_deleted
        • blog_comment_ignore
        • forumhome.css
        • forumhome_forumbit_level2_nopost
        • headinclude
        • memberinfo_block_activity
        • memberinfo_block_groups
        • navbar_tabs
        • option
        • pm_showpm
        • popup.css
        • SHOWTHREAD
        • socialgroups_picture
        • stylegenerator.css
        • threadlist.css
        • USERCP
        • USERCP_SHELL
        • userprofile.css
        • vbcms_comments_page
        • vbcms_postbit
        • vbcms_postbit_ignore
        • vbcms_postbit_ignore_global
        • vbcms_postbit_legacy
        • vbcms_searchresult_article
        • vbcms_widget_poll_page
        • vbcms_widget_poll_resultdetail
        • vbulletin-chrome.css
        • vbulletin.css
        • widgets.css

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