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  Latest News
    10-10-06
4Images Gallery, AccountLab Plus, Coppermine Photo Gallery, Mambo Open Source, phpCOIN, TYPO3, Xoops, Zen Cart
  8-03-06
AccountLab Plus, Coppermine Photo Gallery, Crafty Syntax Live Help, Drupal, Gallery, Geeklog, Moodle, Nucleus, phpBB2, phpCOIN, TYPO3, Xoops, Viper Guestbook Updated
  7-02-06
AccountLab Plus, Joomla, Mambo, Open Source, WordPress Updated
  6-30-06
B2Evolution, WebCalendar, ZenCart Updated
  5-13-06
4Images Gallery, AccountLab Plus, Drupal, phpAdsNew Updated
  5-08-06
SiteBuilder Upgraded PLUS 92 New Templates!
  3-17-06
Online Software Upgrades
  3-03-06
Shared Secure Cert. Updated
  3-03-06
Online Software Upgrades
  1-31-06
Online Software Upgrades
  1-24-06
New SiteBuilder Templates
  1-23-06
SiteBuilder Upgrade
  1-11-06
Online Software Upgrades
 

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Recent 2006 News for Clients of ActiveWebHost.com.

 2006 News
TOPIC NEWS DATE
Software Upgrade 4Images Gallery, AccountLab Plus, Coppermine Photo Gallery, Mambo Open Source, phpCOIN, TYPO3, Xoops, Zen Cart 10/10/06
Software Upgrade AccountLab Plus, Coppermine Photo Gallery, Crafty Syntax Live Help, Drupal, Gallery, Geeklog, Moodle, Nucleus, phpBB2, phpCOIN, TYPO3, Xoops, ViPER Guestbook 8/03/06
Software Upgrade AccountLab Plus, Joomla, Mambo, Open Source, WordPress 7/02/06
Software Upgrade B2Evolution, WebCalendar, ZenCart 6/30/06
Software Upgrade 4Images Gallery, AccountLab Plus, Drupal, phpAdsNew Upgrades 5/13/06
Software Upgrade SiteBuilder Upgrade and New Templates 5/08/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades 4/15/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades 3/17/06
SSL Shared Secure Certificate Updated 3/03/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades 3/03/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades 1/31/06
New Templates Nearly 100 New SiteBuilder Templates 1/24/06
Software Upgrade SiteBuilder Upgrade 1/23/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades 1/11/06


 

TOPIC NEWS DATE
Software Upgrade 4Images Gallery, AccountLab Plus, Coppermine Photo Gallery, Mambo Open Source, phpCOIN, TYPO3, Xoops, Zen Cart

4Images Gallery: 1.7.2 [Security-Patched-1] -> 1.7.3
AccountLab Plus: 2.7 -> 2.7 r4
Coppermine Photo Gallery: 1.4.8 -> 1.4.9
Mambo Open Source: 4.5.4 -> 4.6
phpCOIN: 1.2.3 -> 1.2.4
TYPO3: 4.0.1 -> 4.0.2
Xoops: 2.0.14 -> 2.0.15
Zen Cart: 1.3.0.2 -> 1.3.5

10/10/06
Software Upgrade AccountLab Plus, Coppermine Photo Gallery, Crafty Syntax Live Help, Drupal, Gallery, Geeklog, Moodle, Nucleus, phpBB2, phpCOIN, TYPO3, Xoops, ViPER Guestbook

AccountLab Plus: 2.6 r8 -> 2.7
Coppermine Photo Gallery: 1.4.2 -> 1.4.8
Crafty Syntax Live Help: 2.12.8 -> 2.12.9
Drupal: 4.7.0 -> 4.7.2
Gallery: 2.0.2 -> 2.1.1
Geeklog: 1.4.0sr1 -> 1.4.0sr5-1
Moodle: 1.5.2 [Patched-1] -> 1.6.1
Nucleus: 3.22 -> 3.23
phpBB2: 2.0.20 -> 2.0.21
phpCOIN: 1.2.2 [Security-Patched-1] -> 1.2.3
TYPO3: 3.8.0 -> 4.0
Xoops: 2.0.13.1 -> 2.0.14
ViPER Guestbook: 1.2 FINAL -> X1.1

Resellers:  AccountLab Plus: 2.7 Details

New Features:

  • Tabbed forms (long forms are now separated into tabs)
  • Friendly names for products (package name in servers, display name for products are separate)
  • WHM package synchronization (no need to pre-define packages in WHM)
  • "root" account can be used in ALP
  • Reseller account can be created in ALP
  • ACL parameters/reseller privileges for reseller accounts can be set from ALP
  • WHM package parameters like quota, mailbox, cPanel theme etc can be set from ALP
  • Plesk plugin will work with all versions of couples
  • No need to define templates in a Plesk server
  • DirectAdmin can create "admin" accounts, "reseller" accounts, "user" accounts
  • Activated/Suspended mail template per product
  • Upcoming Invoice feature can be deactivated
  • Auto-Suspend account X days after due-date
  • While creating account the IP Address will be automatically recorded in ALP
  • ClientExec Import Tool (Import TLDs, Products, Customers, Orders, Invoices)
  • New Country - Tanzania
  • Independent cron jobs

Changes/Fixes:

  • Spelling Mistake
  • PayPal Bug
  • Trouble creating a new order/customer for United States
8/03/06
Software Upgrade AccountLab Plus, Joomla, Mambo Open Source, WordPress

AccountLab Plus: 2.6 r5 -> 2.6 r8
Joomla: 1.0.8 -> 1.0.10
Mambo Open Source: 4.5.3h -> 4.5.4
WordPress: 2.0.2 -> 2.0.3

Resellers:  AccountLab Plus: 2.6 r8 Details

New Features:

  • An existing account can now be associated with an order in ALP: Admin -> Edit Order -> Change status to -> Mark as {status} and "Save".
  • Turkish language file added.
  • By clicking the view icon on the right side of the orphan orders, admin can now view the customer details before validating the order.
  • Ajax implemented on Order Form
  • Order Form shows current items in basket, with calculated prices
  • 3 new themes added
  • linkpoint, ProxyPay3, ClickBank (all 3 beta) payment plugin added
  • LXADMIN controlpanel support added (beta)
  • payment plugins OK, NOK, and Response page separeted (OK.php, NOK.php, ipn.php)
  • Additional Fields can be added per payment method (needs file modification).
  • HTML WYSIWYG editor added in admin and customer backend (in Text Area fields)
  • plugins are now un-encoded, so can be tweaked.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue were addons were not aligned properly in the order form.
  • Fixed an issue where the submit order button had to be clicked twice in order to submit (order form).
  • Fixed an email encoding problem with non-latin languages.
  • Fixed a ProxyPay plugin bug.
  • Custom order button usage revised. Please now use the following syntax: http://domain.com/install_dir/index.php?category={category_id}&product={product_id}&bill_cycle={1,3,6,12}&tld={any tld defined in ALP}&sld={any domain name})
  • bill_cycle parameter will now work again
  • sld and tld can now be submitted (predefined domain name to register)
  • Zero Invoice problem
  • Index Page freezes the browser due to large number of product and addon.
  • incorrect html tags
  • Customer backend link css problem
  • Language file charset problem
  • Directi contact bug
  • Double language file
  • Terms and Conditions section was missing in 2.6r5.
  • Order form "Back" button problem
  • Double order problem.
  • Fixed order form which failed to work under IE
7/02/06
Software Upgrade B2Evolution, WebCalendar, ZenCart

b2evolution: 0.9.0.12 -> 0.9.2
WebCalendar: 1.0.2 -> 1.0.4
Zen Cart: 1.3.0 -> 1.3.0.1

6/30/06
Software Upgrade 4Images Gallery, AccountLab Plus, Drupal, phpAdsNew Upgrades

4Images Gallery: 1.7.2 -> 1.7.2 [Security-Patched-1]
AccountLab Plus: 2.6 r4 -> 2.6 r5
Drupal: 4.6.5 -> 4.7.0
phpAdsNew: 2.0.7 -> 2.0.8

Resellers:  AccountLab Plus: 2.6 r5 Details

New Features:

  • A big variety of graphical Reports. You will find them as a top level menu in the admin backend.
  • When new files are installed / uploaded you dont have to run the install script, ALP will automatically detect new files, silently run the SQL commands, and upgrade the system.
  • Upcoming invoices will be shown in customer area. In "Admin -> configuration" you can limit the time frame for which upcoming invoices will be shown.
  • You can now switch off displaying of the "Login to your domain" box in the order page ("Admin -> configuration".
  • Admin backend orders list will show icons to indicate that a domain is registered or not, and a hosting account is created or not, and if created on which server.
  • charset in welcome and invoice mails are now changeable from language files ($lang['charset']="........")
  • ALP will double-check for existing usernames not only during ordering process but also while activating the account in WHM.
  • After submit the order form the submit button will be hidden to avoid double submission.
  • Currency selection added in "cashu" payment plug-in
  • Metal and currency selection added in "e-gold" payment plug-in
  • TLD .eu added
  • TLD .tw added

Fixes:

  • Invoices sent before the date they were set to be sent (X days set in configration)
  • For Domain-only orders $0.00 invoices were generated.
  • Customers were unable to change password in customer control panel: Logical error: Offline payments orders were auto-activated.
  • In case of deleting orders not yet activated in WHM, ALP tried to delete them from WHM too, giving the error: "warning unix user does not exist!"
  • Some SQLs failed to run under MYSQL 5.
  • When tax is changed, newly created invoices will be calculated correctly.
  • PayPal Subscription added in customer back end
5/13/06
Software Upgrade SiteBuilder Upgrade and New Templates

SiteBuilder was upgraded to 2.1.3 to include some new functionality including:

  • Optimized Code.  SiteBuilder works even faster!
  • Fixed Numerous Bugs.  Various bugs were fixed to ensure a smooth experience.
  • 92 NEW TEMPLATES!

SiteBuilder, which is an awesome method of building your own website can be found by visiting http://sitebuilder.activewebhost.com.

5/08/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades

AccountLab Plus: 2.6 -> 2.6 r4
4Images Gallery: 1.7.1 -> 1.7.2
CubeCart: 3.0.8 -> 3.0.10
phpBB2: 2.0.19 -> 2.0.20
Zen Cart: 1.2.7d -> 1.3.0

Resellers:  AccountLab Plus: 2.6 r4 Details

New Features:

  • "Register a domain only" option added. Go to Admin -> Products -> Products in order to turn on this feature.
  • Server Status (dashboard) will be updated dynamically using Ajax
  • "Who is online" (dashboard) will show users online, current page, products in basket.
  • When adding back dated orders, intermediate invoices can be generated.
  • Old "Coupon Code" system renamed to "Discount Tokens". You can send Discount Tokens to current customers only. A powerful selection of customers (for sending the tokens) based on several criteria will be added in an upcoming release.
  • New "Coupons" system added. Coupons can be used by current or new or both customers.
  • Mutiple IPs can be added to a server.
  • Admin can change the Server and IP of any order.
  • Servers can be configured to hold a maximum number of accounts, and will auto update the no of accounts they are currently holding.
  • Products can be configured to be setup with server rotation, i.e. if 1 server is full, an account will be created on the next server based on the given rotation index.
  • Order Page will show setup fees and cycle fees in drop down menu (instead of in an additional text line).
  • New APIs:
    New Registrar "OpenSRS" (Beta) NOTE: OpenSRS requires OpenSSL and PHP >=
    4.3
  • New Payment Plugin "CashU"

Fixes:

  • Showing bogus state in customer area
  • Bug on the Edit Order page admin.php?cmd=editorder
  • Send invoices to clients to notify them that a payment is due
  • When Telephone number contains "-", directi plugin fails to register domain
  • billing.php not generating recurring invoices
  • Incorrect Setup fees displaying in Order Form
  • Incorrect billing cycle prices with Windows+IE
  • ...and a few more visual changes in admin section.
4/15/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades

AccountLab Plus: 2.5 r1 -> 2.6
Crafty Syntax Live Help: 2.12.7 -> 2.12.8
Joomla: 1.0.7 -> 1.0.8
Open-Realty: 2.1.5 -> 2.2.0
Siteframe: 3.1.9 -> 3.2.2
WordPress: 2.0.1 -> 2.0.2

Changes/Fixes:

  • Changed: Siteframe is no longer deprecated
  • OsCommerce Upgarde Bug

Upgrades are simple.  If you have a program installed that is listed above, visit your control panel, then fantastico and you will be prompted to upgrade with just one click!

Upgrades are important to keep your software secure and to add new features.  Please perform all upgrades as soon as possible.

Resellers Take Note:
AccountLab Plus 2.6 is available.

New features/Changes:

  • Complete redesign of the admin backend. You have now the choice of using a horizontal or vertical main menu bar (you can setup menu on a per staff member basis: Admin -> Settings -> Staff)
  • Use Google to auto-update currencies (optional).
  • Product descriptions, Category descriptions and Payment Methods Instruction messages now support HTML text and newlines.
  • Added "Copyright message" and "Title of opening paragraph" fields in Settings -> Configuration. Modified templates to display these values.
  • Added Search function for Orders, Customers, Invoices.
  • Added links to view orders, invoices, profile of a customer in orders, invoices and customers lists.
  • Added HTTPD, MYSQL, SMTP, POP3, FTP port monitoring to the Dashboard. Added "refresh page" option to the dashboard so you can lean back and be immediately notified when a service fails or an order is placed.
3/17/06
SSL Shared Secure Certificate Updated

The shared SSL secure certificate was updated and extended for two years.

This certificate allows your website to securely obtain information from your web visitors.  You can freely use it for your website!

3/3/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades

Geeklog: 1.3.11sr1 -> 1.4.0sr1
Post-Nuke: 0.760 -> 0.762
WordPress: 2.0 -> 2.0.1
Zen Cart: 1.2.6d -> 1.2.7d

Resellers Take Note:
AccountLab Plus 2.5 r6 is available.

Bugfixes:

  • Annual Billing Cycle Bug
  • PayPal email and PayPal Subscription Tax Problem
  • Country/State Problem

New features:

  • Added additional currencies for offline payment method + bank transfer.
      Currencies have now their own Menu:
      Settings -> Currencies (removed currency
      option from Settings -> Configuration). When
      updating, please go to the currency menu and
      update the name of your main currency.
  • Added Asianpay payment method (beta).
    NOTE: We could not make ANY tests with Asianpay since their server appears to have serious problems.
  • Added Nochex payment method.
  • Added Worldpay payment method.
3/3/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades

Updates:
AccountLab Plus: 2.4 r2 -> 2.5 r1
Crafty Syntax Live Help: 2.12.5 -> 2.12.7
CubeCart: 3.0.7-pl1 -> 3.0.8
Joomla: 1.0.5 -> 1.0.7
phpCOIN: 1.2.2 -> 1.2.2 [Security-Patched-1]
PHP-Nuke: 7.7 -> 7.8
Templates Express: 1.5 -> 1.6 (4 New Templates)

Changes/Fixes:
Added: 4 New Templates in Templates Express (Hosting-5, Hosting-6, Hosting-9, Hosting-12)
Added: New Dutch language file

Fixed:
We no longer show the following text in AccountLab Plus page - "(We are not associated with the support forum)"

2/28/06
New Templates Nearly 100 New SiteBuilder Templates

Several new categories with 93 new templates for SiteBuilder were added!  There are now over 300 templates...Enjoy!

http://sitebuilder.activewebhost.com

1/24/06
Software Upgrade SiteBuilder Upgrade

SiteBuilder was upgraded to 2.1.2 to include some new functionality including:

  • Optimized Code.  SiteBuilder works even faster!
  • Fixed Numerous Bugs.  Various bugs were fixed to ensure a smooth experience.

SiteBuilder, which is an awesome method of building your own website can be found by visiting http://sitebuilder.activewebhost.com.

1/23/06
Software Upgrade Online Software Upgrades

AccountLab Plus: 2.2 r6 -> 2.4 r2
CubeCart: 3.0.5 -> 3.0.7-pl1
Drupal: 4.6.3 -> 4.6.5
Help Center Live: 2.0.2 -> 2.0.6
Joomla: 1.0.4 -> 1.0.5
Mambo Open Source: 4.5.2.3 [Security-Patched-1] -> 4.5.3h
Open-Realty: 2.0.8b -> 2.1.5
phpAdsNew: 2.0.6 -> 2.0.7
phpBB: 2.0.18 -> 2.0.19
TikiWiki: 1.8.6 -> 1.9.2
WebCalendar: 1.0.1 -> 1.0.2
WordPress: 1.5.2 -> 2.0

Upgrades are simple.  If you have a program installed that is listed above, visit your control panel, then fantastico and you will be prompted to upgrade with just one click!

Upgrades are important to keep your software secure and to add new features.  Please perform all upgrades as soon as possible.

1/11/06

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