3.0.10 Released

Simple Review 3.0.10 has been released (download). An upgrade is available for 3.0.9 users (download, unzip and then follow instructions).

The main new features are support for Joomla 1.7 and paging in reviews.

Release Notes:

  • New. Support for Joomla 1.7.
  • New. Support for page breaks in reviews. Uses the standard Joomla page break button. Your templates template.css may require a new class to force the pager on a new line: .pagination{clear: both;}
  • New. Basic Joomla 1.6 ACL support.
  • New. Added support for getting comment avatars from phpBB via p8pbb.
  • New. Added a setting for the date format in comments.
  • Fix. Real name display not working in comments.
  • Fix. Export comments. Not working in PHP4. Not working if using non-default database name. Export getting cached.
  • Fix. Category page, Undefined variable: link.
  • Fix. If you have switched Avatar Providers, try using the previous avatar if the Avatar Provider can’t find one for the user.

3.0.9 Released

Simple Review 3.0.9 has been released (download). An upgrade is available for 3.0.8 users (download, unzip and then follow instructions).

Note for Upgraders: Some of the default templates have been modified. Please follow the instructions in readme.txt.

It is recommended to use Disqus as the comment provider rather than the built in one (Simple Review -> Configuration -> Comments -> Comment Provider). You can see an example of Simple Review using Disqus here. Version 3.0.9 adds the ability to export your existing comments in Simple Review and import them into Disqus.

Release notes:

  • New. Added support for getting comment avatars from phpBB via JFusion.
  • New. Comments can now contain new lines.
  • New. Can export existing Simple Review comments to Disqus.
  • Fix. Issue with allowing multiple comments for a user per review and the star rating.
  • Fix. If review listing paging is turned off (Category config ‘Number of displayed Reviews’ > 0) don’t show ‘Display #’.
  • Change. Made the frontend review filters linkable. This also fixed some issues with the pager.