Get a 'Candy Cane' for Christmas 2015!

Friday, December 25, 2015 Tags: release

Exponent version 2.3.6 (code named Candy Cane) is a wonderful Christmas gift to you! We recommend that all users with a v2.3.x installation, upgrade to this version (with the normal precautions before upgrading a production web site). 

Of particular note about this version:

  • adds additional security checking for XSS vulnerabilities - CVE-2015-8667 
  • adds support for PHP v7.x 
    • compatible with PHP v5.3.x, 5.4.x, 5.5.x, 5.6.x, and 7.0.x

Highlights in the version are::

  • regression fix ALL reCaptcha responses always fail since v2.3.3
  • adds new 'loading' animation (font icon) for boostrap/bootstrap3
  • ​cleans up some bootstrap3 views, returns option of displaying extra-small buttons in sample theme
  • adds new setting to bootstrap/bootstrap3 themes to limit menu item depth in navbars
  • adds new setting to bootstrap3 theme to center main navbar (in addition to left & right alignment)
  • adds new optional paypalExpress 'in-context' checkout experience
  • adds two optional elFinder themes, also cleans up default theme
  • better EAAS error and event record support (events now sent by date instead of by entry sequence)
  • much better (optional) ajax paging support
  • much better job of returning to previous pages
  • adds new optional upgrade script to quickly clean up files database (adds new files, removes missing files)
  • includes all fixes from v2.3.5 patches (#1 & #2)

You can find additional information about changes in the pre-release news post found here.