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Updates 3-4 2013
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Message # 1 | 3:00 PM
This year has started as a very productive year in terms of updates, new features, bug fixes. And today I would like to tell you about some new updates in the system that haven't been announced officially yet.
Someone might say that some of the updates are minor and are not worth mentioning. To which I'll reply that each update, each small bug fix lead us to our main goal - to make uCoz better. Each part of the code is connected to the previous one, and by fixing a certain bug we improve the system in general and prepare it for more global and huge updates.

So, what has been changed recently?

1. A security fix - elimination of a number of XSS vulnerabilities. Maybe not everyone will understand the meaning of this update and how such a big system can have vulnerabilities, but the answer is easy: each, even the biggest system, has vulnerabilities, and who and when will find them is only a matter of time

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of computer security vulnerability typically found in Web applications. Due to breaches of browser security, XSS enables attackers to inject client-side script into Web pages viewed by other users.


2. Except fixing XSS vulnerabilities our team is also concerned by spam on uCoz websites. And therefore a timeout for sending private messages (30 seconds) has been added. It will protect your site users from spam PMs and save you time and nerves. :)


3. In First Updates of 2013 we announced the visual comment editor and continued working on its improvement. Thanks to our users we’ve fixed some bugs in the visual editor:

- saving of comment text in the form after its posting;
- adding of a custom smiley set;
- removing of smileys.


4. There were also some fixes made to Lightbox: error texts are moved to signs, which makes it easier and faster for them to be translated into other languages.


5. In addition to bug fixes, the E-shop module was updated on February 12, and one update is awaiting the module very soon. The updates include:

  • - the code $ORDER_GROUP_UID$ for the templates of order page, printed order form and notifications;
  • - the possibility to set for administrative groups the permission to download electronic files, uploaded by subagents, e.g. for moderation. The option is in the user groups settings;
  • - the possibility to group by users has been added to the report on wish lists;
  • - the possibility to set a signature ID for SMSimple;
  • - the tag $COOKIE$ has been added to the E-shop templates; it contains cookie value with the name [website id]uShopCookie;
  • - SEO settings of the module (coming soon);
  • - the possibility to set a user group as couriers and attach them to orders (coming soon);
  • - the bug with saving text values in matrices has been fixed (coming soon);
  • - auto-update of prices for options (checkbox).


6. The option "Create a wiki-like post when sticking the first thread post" has been renamed in the forum module settings and its work has been changed: now a wiki-like post is displayed also for threads that were created without this option activated.


7. The bug with File Manager display in some Opera versions has been fixed.


8. And the last but not at all the least update to be announced today is the new image uploader in Photo Albums.

The technology doesn't stand still, and it especially concerns visual elements and usability of various products from the point of view of how many actions are needed to achieve a certain result.

That’s why the new uploader has been created.

It was decided to take a HTML5 uploader version as the basic version - it is enabled by default unless a user's browser doesn't support it. In this case the uploader form is quite light-weight, doesn't require any plugins and players, and as much memory as Java applets, and it is supported by almost all modern browsers and popular operating systems.

Of course we were thinking of our conservative users as well. Therefore, if a user’s browser doesn't support HTML5, most probably it has a Flash player plugin (to watch videos on YouTube, Vimeo and other popular services smile ). The Flash version of the multiuploader has all the features of the HTML5 version (except adding of photos into the uploader field by dragging them from a computer folder): creation of image previews without their actual uploading - to see what you are going to upload before you actually do this



and the form to edit titles, descriptions and tags.



And for really oldschool browsers that don't support multiuploading in either HTML5 or Flash, the old traditional form remains.


That's all for today but it won't be long till new updates and innovations. Some of the future updates are SEO fixes of duplicate pages, their correct removal on the system level. Follow the news! smile
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Message # 2 | 4:54 AM
Thanks for the update uCoz, I know you're working hard and maybe spending many sleepless nights. Soon your hard work will be paid off as you are getting more competitive than other CMS.

Work hard, work hard, work hard! More power to uCoz!

Post edited by khen - Tuesday, 2013-03-12, 5:12 AM
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Message # 3 | 5:47 AM
Nice one but ... I would want to suggest some more fixes or additions for our dear UCOZ ... Please consider the following Nataliya.

1. Add to favorites feature like DLE
2. Small User profile popups like DLE
3. A proper BBCODES option should be available for site news and file catalog like we have in Forums. It should match DLE engine for posting entry. [ instead of [c] add [center] ] I mean the posting engine should be similar to DLE which most users, posters and up-loaders use.

The above are my suggestions which Im sure will help and gain more market for UCOZ.

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Message # 4 | 11:07 AM
AdminDan, please post your suggestions here: http://forum.ucoz.com/forum/56-7902-1
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Message # 5 | 12:09 PM
Sunny, when do you think they will be implemented ?

Especially the new image uploader.

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Message # 6 | 1:57 PM
Urs, they already are, the new uploader is available when posting photos in Photo Albums:


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Message # 7 | 4:01 PM
Sunny, The preview script is not working in the Add New Entry field for site news !
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Message # 8 | 12:25 PM
AdminDan, this one? Please post in the original thread, and did you pay attention to the last lines, about $PAGE_ID$?
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Message # 9 | 5:55 PM
Sunny, I posted here ... [url=http://forum.ucoz.com/forum/38-17003-1][/url]
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Message # 10 | 4:49 PM
I have problem with the new comment feature ,its not working in 2 of my webpages

example.
1.
http://porsiempre.do.am/video....son_tab
2.
http://cyberq.org/....-0-1466

This second one is customized but I can fix it back if nesesary
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Message # 11 | 6:41 PM
nice ubdates. i like it ❤
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Message # 12 | 3:25 PM
Quote (carloscompu)
http://cyberq.org/....-0-1466


Comments are hidden here.

Quote (carloscompu)
http://porsiempre.do.am/video....son_tab


BB codes are disabled in comments. They can be enabled in the user group permissions.

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Message # 13 | 6:47 PM
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BB codes are disabled in comments. They can be enabled in the user group permissions.


Im sorry but everything is turned on to all users and its still not working
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Message # 14 | 3:18 PM
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Im sorry but everything is turned on to all users and its still not working


At the moment there is no comment form at all.

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Message # 15 | 3:57 PM
Yes there is I change the position of them the news comment form is at the top of the main page the ad board comment is at the boyttom of the users image in the entries beside the users comment history in ad board entry
And the video comment form is at the same place it always been(have not changed position yet)
The photo comment form is right beside the picture not under.

Its all there I only changed the position.

The easiest one for you to check is the one in the top of the main page .You can see it clearly with the bottons and everything
Post edited by carloscompu - Wednesday, 2013-03-27, 3:59 PM
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