Project Release Information
This release fixes numerous bugs since the 3.0.4 release, corrects style issues, fixes one very minor security bug, and increases performance and scalability again. A few new minor features were added.
Changes to the random number generator code, fixes for quoting and special characters on boards with HTML enabled, a correction for errors in the removal of old session keys, changed filtering of short search terms, and improved filtering on language selection. More efficient highlighting code was backported along with the zlib emulation code from Olympus.
This is the first public beta version of phpBB 3
It features caching of templates, configuration
attachments, extended user administration,
subforums, and a lot of other
improvements and new features.
This release is a cumulative bugfix update that also includes a number of minor security fixes. A new feature that allows you to limit how often a user may conduct a search if you find that searches are putting a load on your server was added. The default permissions on new forums were changed so that you must explicitly make them available for guests to post in and visual confirmation was enabled by default on all new installs.
Session-table fixes were made. Changes were made
to support MySQL 5.0. Some fixes were made in the
adin files. Truncation of username length was
changed. Captcha now works without zlib. XSS
issues with Internet Explorer were fixed. The
number of maximum login attempts is now
phpBB is a UBB-style dissussion board written in PHP backended by a MySQL database. It includes features such as posting/replying/editing messages, private messages, private forums, user and anonymous posting, robust theming, user ranking by posts or by special, admin definable, ranks, and much more.