Changelog / History / Updates

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Maian Events Changelog (

[+] Added [*] Updated [-] Bug Fix

Version 3.3 (13/12/2018):
[+] Added locale support for PHP date function. Months and days are now correctly formatted in chosen locale/language.
[+] Added support for PHP7.3
[*] Update event calendar layout. Can be standard list view or conventional calendar view. Optional in settings.
[*] Updated Google Maps location link
[*] Updated Open Graph, Twitter Cards etc to use event thumbnail rather than default image. Thumbnail must be 200x200 or greater.
[*] Updated PHPMailer to latest stable release (6.0.6)
[-] Fixed broken category sort order link in the admin CP that prevented the category sort order window from loading
[-] Fixed cron bug which caused events to delete/archive which had no end date
[-] Fixed cron error preventing event image folders from being removed
[-] Fixed display bugs related to events with no end date
[-] Fixed event archive bug that prevented previous archives from being archived correctly
[-] Fixed issue where placeholder event image didn`t display if event image was missing
[-] Fixed month display bug for certain events that began earlier than the current day

Version 3.2 (11/05/2018):
[-] Fixed CleanTalk fatal error due to invalid class path
[-] Fixed directory traversal vulnerability as reported to me by SayWhatAgain. Patch your systems now!
[-] Fixed issue where dates from next month overlapped for some months in calendar

Version 3.1 (01/03/2018):
[*] Updated PHPMailer to latest stable release (6.0.3)
[*] Updated Paypal IPN callback to use new endpoints and verify SSL
[*] jQuery library updated to 3.3.1
[*] Min PHP version to run software increased to 5.5. PHP5.5 or higher required.
[-] Fixed bug where event organiser was always shown as "Joe Bloggs".
[-] Fixed bug where some events remained in the event calendar after they had expired
[-] Fixed display issues when start and end event date were the same. Some timezone settings caused the event not to appear.

Version 3.0 (12/09/2017):
[+] Added cache system to reduce database load. This is optional.
[+] Added categories and sub categories to tag events
[+] Added database backup option
[+] Added menu boxes & new pages for easy layout control
[+] Added option for visitors to add/update events. Add page can be private, user/pass required.
[+] Added option to easily take system offline for maintenance
[+] Added simple payment plans for pay listings based on duration of days. Relist fee can be different.
[+] Added social sharing options including AddThis & Twitter API
[+] Added support for CleanTalk API Anti spam system. Prevents bots submitting events.
[+] Offer visitors relisting option to keep listing events running continously
[+] Payment plans can have max links, pictures and you can set the amount of times a listing repeats
[+] Supports Paypal for event listing payments
[+] Unlimited links can be attached to each event
[*] Added WYSIWYG editor for event description. Script tags not supported for security.
[*] Added support for PHP7
[*] Brand new responsive HTML5 system via Twitter Bootstrap
[*] Licence changed to free (creative commons) and commercial
[*] Removed deprecated MySQL functions. Supports MySQLi only.
[*] Removed internal comments system in favour of Disqus comments system
[*] Unlimited pictures can be attached to any event. Main picture is first picture. Sorting via drag/drop.
[*] Updated PHPMailer to latest stable release (5.2.24)
[*] Removed legacy themes

Version 2.0 (05/01/2008):
[+] Added RSS Feed
[+] Added SMTP settings
[+] Added XHTML/CSS theme based system
[+] Added approve/reject/edit features in admin area
[+] Added basic photo gallery to add pictures for event
[+] Added captcha for contact options
[+] Added mod_rewrite option for search engine friendly urls
[+] Added option for visitors to post comments about events
[+] Added option to auto delete or archive events after they finish
[+] Added option to search events in admin area
[+] Added weekend highlighting for calendar days
[+] Assign different contact e-mail to addresses for each event
[*] Contact option can now be enabled/disabled per event
[*] New calendar interface
[*] Removed emoticons
[*] Specify meta keywords & descriptions for events

Version 1.2 (25/06/2006):
[+] Added overlib code for search box
[*] Cosmetic Update
[*] Free licence changed to the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Licence.
[*] Update some code syntax for better performance
[*] Updated documentation

Version 1.1 (08/04/2006):
[+] Added Contact form.
[+] Added ability for events to span days
[*] Changed calendar interface to full screen.
[*] Re-coded user interface
[*] Removed colour options from admin area

Version 1.0 (11/03/2005):
[+] Version 1.0 Released


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