Joomla 1.6 beta 8 released

Joomla 1.6 beta 8Yesterday, the Joomla project announced the immediate availability of Joomla 1.6 beta 8 (download).

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a beta version and is not intended to run any type of production site. It is intended to be used for evaluation purposes only.

Since the Joomla 1.6 beta 7 release on August 9, the Joomla Bug Squad have fixed approximately 90 issues in the tracker. This progress is directly related to the continued efforts of the Joomla! Bug Squad. Thanks for all your hard work in bringing us one increment closer to stable!

See the CHANGELOG below included in the download for details of what has been changed in this release.

What's next?

This is the eighth in the series of continuous beta releases. Beta 9 will be released on September 6, 2010.

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Joomla 1.6 beta 8 changelog

1.6.0 Beta8 Release [23-Aug-2010]

23-Aug-2010 Ian MacLennan
# [#21251] Hathor RTL CSS fixes
# [#21449] Add ACL Create, Edit, & Edit State checks to Menu Manager
# [#21540] pre-check=0, post-check=0 should not be added to Cache-Control HTTP header
# [#21561] Display/Function of ordering arrows when sorted in descending order
# [#21588] Readonly calendar field pops up
# [#21613] Add an id of the same value for every form that only has a name
# [#21614] Make administrator login work with the XML serialization and bring the form closer to XHTML strict
# [#21767] Make pagebreak well formed
# [#21795] Articles - Newsflash and Banners: Invalid argument
# [#21817] JDocumentHTML::mergeHeadData() inappropriate use of array_unique
# [#21833] Point in time to render the submenu of components
# [#21838] TODO Raise error for missing category or parent category
# [#21866] Notice in template style save method
# [#21899] Bug in utf8_stristr()
# [#21962] Add display of missing edit icons
# [#21967] Language files are not loaded for a 3pd extension in com_categories if a 'section' is specified
# [#21986] Use atom:link on rss feeds to identify the feeds url
# [#22010] Apply 22005 changes to Hathor com_categories override

23-Aug-2010 Mark Dexter
# Sample Data fixes (Elin Waring)

23-Aug-2010 Andrew Eddie
# Fixed issue [#21721] ACL settings not working on language manager (Sander Potjer, Michael Babker).

22-Aug-2010 Mark Dexter
# [#22005] Regression on categories ordering (broken with #21980)
# [#21441] Error ordering items

22-Aug-2010 Ian MacLennan
# [#21980] Clean up ACL back end for people with create and not edit and edit and not create

22-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21659] Beez 2 template (default) restless. Thanks Rouven
$ [#21973] Inconsistant labels for dropdown lists in Template Manager. Normalizing string. Creating new JGlobal
# [#21981] Add ability to display all modules for both site and admin to Module Manager. Thanks Michael
$ [#21984] Template Manager: Templates Language String Fix. Thanks Michael.
# [#21989] Filters - correct position. Thanks Bill.
# [#21983] Reverse filter order in Template Manager: Styles on Hathor Template. Thanks Michael.
$ Normalizing some string.
# [#21941] Full Path Disclosure. Thanks all.

21-Aug-2010 Ian MacLennan
# [#21949] Systematic elimination of DS as directory separator

21-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21964] Help menu item visible in edit mode if hidden in module settings. Thanks Sander and Bill.
# [#21921] coding remnant left in module.php. Thanks Troy.
# [#21915] SEF URL Defaults. Thanks Amy.
# [#21861] Incorrect plural of "suffix" in method names. Thanks Chris.
# [#21737] Password reset tokens stored plaintext in the database. Thanks Ian.
# [#21971] Backend Cache Settings Tooltip Typo. Thanks Rouven.
# [#21969] Space for label User Name on login page (+ module). Thanks Marijke.
# [#21968] dot after reset token. Thanks Marijke.
$ Typos/redundancies in some lang strings.

20-Aug-2010 Ian MacLennan
# [#21951] Action URLs missing in half of the backend forms
# [#21953] Registration form can be displayed and submitted if registration is disabled
# [#19223] MySQL strict mode incompatibility
# [#20343] Update phpmailer to v5.1 (latest version) for php5
# [#21462] Sample Data Typo
# [#21474] UTF8 trim lib throws warning if char list is empty
# [#21580] E_STRICT error in JCacheCallback due to JHtmlString::truncate() being non-static

20-Aug-2010 Mark Dexter
# [#21774] patch for failing system tests [cache related]

20-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21947] Banner Client Editing missing Save & New icon and text. Thanks Roland
#$ Wrong key in Hathor.
# [#21912] Inconsistencies with submenus in Bluestork admin menus. Thanks Klas.
# [#21872] Categories overview & Menu items indentations. Thanks Michael.
# [#21906] SMTP without authentication not working. Thanks Roland and Ian.
# [#21954] Registration form data gets lost if save fails. Thanks Nikolai

19-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21929] Language String Error. Thanks Prasit
# [#21913] Banner ad component issues. Thanks Prasit

18-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
^# [#21917] Mootools more needs updating to 1.2.4.4. Thanks Matt.

17-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
[#21812] contact form not sending email. Thanks Joseph.

17-Aug-2010 Andrew Eddie
# Fixed issue [#21380] session timeout while editing template style in backend, keepalive issue (Elin Waring, Michael Babker).

16-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
$ Customizing a global string in weblinks, newsfeeds, contacts

16-Aug-2010 Mark Dexter
# Reverted [#21558] since it breaks JDateTest unit tests
# [#21558] Feed datetime formats are invalid (with updated unit test)
# [#21768] Sample Data for Atomic Template

16-Aug-2010 Andrew Eddie
# Fixed issue [#21822] Add footer to Bluestork template (Michael Babker).
# Fixed issue [#21831] JFormFieldCategory relies on a reference to a form (Artyom Bisyarin).
# Fixed issue [#20994] [patch] Use DOM instead of document.write for font size controls (Rouven We?üling).
# Fixed issue [#21777] No root user notice on admin login screen with userid (Sander Potjer, Mark Dexter).
# Fixed issue [#21786] Add uncompressed versions of calendar.js and calendar-setup.js (Rouven We?üling).
# Fixed issue [#21771] Consistency of ordering status bar items (Michael Babker).
# Fixed issue [#21227] com_menus don't bind the request data into fields that has multiple="true" (Jonnathan S. Lima, Louis Landry).
# Fixed issue [#21772] Joomla! doesn't play nicely with other frameworks (Samuel Moffatt).
# Fixed issue [#21853] Add featured view to com_contacts (like com_content) or just toggle (Roland Dalmulder, Jean-Marie Simonet).
# Fixed issue [#20662] Joomla home page doesn't work from anything except index.php (Jeff Booher, Louis Landry).
# Fixed issue [#21854] Replace featured strings with JFEATURED (Roland Dalmulder).
# Fixed issue [#21841] Make atomic well formed (Rouven We?üling).
# Fixed issue [#21764] calendar.js doesn't work with Firefox and Safari when XHTML is used (Rouven We?üling).
# Fixed issue [#21631] user menu module [sample data] (Brian Teeman, Michael Babker).
# Fixed issue [#21611] Permissions and groups usability (Brian Teeman, Mathavan Jeyadev, Andrea Tarr, Michael Babker).

15-Aug-2010 Mark Dexter
# [#21558] Feed datetime formats are invalid
# [#21756] Notices when a contact is unpublished but linked

15-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21832] Submenu renders <a>-tag without link. Thanks Hannes.
# [#21834] Featured contact only showing items from the root category and ignoring state. Thanks Elin.
$ Correcting a string value.
# [#21856] Unpublished items showing in weblinks and news feed category views. Thanks Elin.

13-Aug-2010 Mark Dexter
# Sample data fixes (spelling errors and rebuild #__menus)
# Oops! Fixed syntax error in sample_data.sql.

13-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21828] Params and drilldown refactorings in contacts. Thanks Bill and Dennis

12-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
^ [#21690] filter order in extension manager:manage. Thanks Bill and Amy
# [#21609] Force admin logout button for all user levels
# [#21784] Update TinyMCE to current version (3.3.8)

11-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21807] newsfeeds - implement drilldown from categories (Bill and JM)

10-Aug-2010 Andrew Eddie
# Fixed issue [#21623] 303 redirections cause page subresources to be reloaded on WebKit browsers (Nicholas Dionysopoulos).

10-Aug-2010 Jean-Marie Simonet
# [#21787] weblinks - provide specific params for categories (Bill and JM)
# [#21783] Single newsfeed layout on drill down is using title not name. Thanks Elin.

10-Aug-2010 Andrew Eddie
# Fixed issue [#21648] No e-mail sent to newly created users (via back-end) (Mārcis Kaksis).
# Fixed issue [#21601] JDatabaseQuery fails on delete (Harald Leithner, Omar Ramos).
# Fixed issue [#21600] single article - sef routing issues (bill richardson, Mathavan Jeyadev).
# Fixed issue [#21672] Fix a number of issues in the single newsfeed view (Elin Waring).

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