Vanilla Forums 2.8
13 February 2019
Vanilla Forums version 2.8 is now available.
Upgrading to Vanilla Forums 2.8
Vanilla Forums 2.8 can be upgraded to (or installed) using any of Installatron's products. Use Installatron's optional Automatic Update feature to automatically apply Vanilla Forums updates as new versions are released, or use Installatron's Clone feature to duplicate an existing Vanilla Forums install to test the 2.8 upgrade prior to applying it live. Get started managing your Vanilla Forums installations with Installatron
What's New in Vanilla Forums 2.8
- Many medium-severity security issues reported via our HackerOne campaign are now resolved.
- Keystone Theme is now available and will be the default for new installs. It is fully responsive and brings a fresh new look to Vanilla.
- Rich Text Editor is now available and will be the default for new installs. It brings a best-of-class writing experience to Vanilla.
- The addons Akismet, Pockets, and Hero Image are now in core. These tremendously popular addons are now available without extra work.
- The addons Button Bar and OpenID are deprecated. They have been moved out of core.
- The addon Debugger has been deleted. (The DebugBar addon replaces it and is newly open sourced, but is not in core.)