The XOOPS Development Team is pleased to announce the release of XOOPS 2.5.0 Alpha.
This release builds on the successful XOOPS 2.4.x series and is a major redesign of the System Module, which has been AJAX-ed using jQuery, done mainly by our December 2009 Innovators: Nicolas Andricq (ForMusS), Cointin Maxime (kraven_30), and Grégory Mage (Mage).
Some of the major improvements/additions include:
and many more.
Download from http://sourceforge.net/projects/xoops/files Sourceforge repository
Any PHP version >= 5.2
MySQL server 5.0+
Any server supporting the required PHP version (Apache highly recommended)
Your can get this release package from the sourceforge.net file repository.
Both .zip and .gz archives are provided.
WARNING: This is ALPHA release for testing only!!!!
We also highly recommend the installation of the PROTECTOR module which will bring additional security protection and logging capabilities to your site.
Since XOOPS 2.3.1 debug information display level is enabled as a temporary solution for 2.3* to show debug information to different level of users: to all users, to members or to admins only.
The configuration can be set in /xoops_data/configs/xoopsconfig.php
A new debug information tools will be available for 2.4 using FireBug (see http://tinyurl.com/nmnjdp)
The full XOOPS package is released with a script able to check if all the system files have been correctly uploaded to the server. To use it, follow these instructions:
This release contains only the "system-related modules". You are invited to browse the XOOPS modules repository to if you need additional functionality. Note: as a new repository is being built, the current repository is not up-to-date, PLEASE VISIT INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPERS' WEBSITES TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE USING LATEST VERSION OF MODULES.
Bug report: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=41586&atid=430840
Patch and enhancement: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=41586&atid=430842
Feature design: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=41586&atid=430843
Release announcement: https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/xoops-announcement
XOOPS Development Team
February 1, 2010