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Title: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Sesquipedalian on February 09, 2022, 12:42:51 PM
Dear Members,

Simple Machines is pleased to announce the official release of the long awaited SMF 2.1.

This release marks the transition of SMF 2.1 into the current stable release of SMF. This means that:



Notable changes in 2.1

The changes between SMF 2.0.x and SMF 2.1 are too many to count, but here are a few highlights:


You can learn more about the many new features and changes in SMF 2.1 here (https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Differences_between_SMF_2.1_and_SMF_2.0).


How to install a new SMF 2.1 forum

You can install SMF 2.1 using the "Full Install" package from the Download (https://download.simplemachines.org/) page.

Please refer to the Online Manual for more details about installing (https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Introduction_to_installing).


How to upgrade to SMF 2.1

You can upgrade to SMF 2.1 from any previous version using the "Large Upgrade" package from the Download (https://download.simplemachines.org/) page.

Be aware that upgrading to SMF 2.1 will remove any modifications you may have installed on your existing SMF forum, and that SMF 2.1 is incompatible with custom themes designed for earlier versions of SMF. You will need to install new versions of those modifications and/or themes after upgrading. Many modifications and themes have already been updated by their authors to support SMF 2.1, but you may wish to check the status of individual modifications or themes before proceeding.

Please refer to the Online Manual for more details about upgrading (https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Upgrading).


With this release we'd like to take the opportunity to recognize the effort and dedication of all the people who have volunteered their time to help the SMF project. We would like to thank everyone, past and present, who has contributed to the development of SMF over the past years.

Finally, as always, please do not use this topic for support requests. You will receive a much quicker and better response by asking for help in the SMF 2.1.x Support (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?board=254.0) board.

Thank you for using SMF!

Regards,
Simple Machines
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Diego Andrés on February 09, 2022, 12:43:59 PM
Congrats team and community!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen on February 09, 2022, 12:45:17 PM
A huge thank you is in order, to everyone involved over the years! :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: m4z on February 09, 2022, 12:45:54 PM
Going for most liked post ever? ;)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: LiroyvH on February 09, 2022, 12:46:09 PM
Major congratulations to the whole team and everyone who contributed to making SMF 2.1 a reality. Thank you SO much to everyone who contributed for all their amazing and hard work, it's massively appreciated. :) I'm so happy! :) Well done all!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Dzonny on February 09, 2022, 12:49:59 PM
Great job everyone!  8)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: SleePy on February 09, 2022, 12:50:57 PM
Thanks to the entire team and community for all the effort that went into this.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Steve on February 09, 2022, 01:01:55 PM
Awesome job guys!  ;D
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: @rjen on February 09, 2022, 01:03:05 PM
Thanks guys!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: -Rock Lee- on February 09, 2022, 01:04:59 PM
Thanks to everyone who made this happen, great job ;D
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Looking on February 09, 2022, 01:08:04 PM
That's great, thanks.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Arantor on February 09, 2022, 01:18:12 PM
Congratulations! It's been a long road, getting from there to here.

Thanks to everyone involved, and long may it continue.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: AllMassive on February 09, 2022, 01:34:07 PM
Good work - thank you all.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Shades. on February 09, 2022, 01:38:38 PM
Congratulations and thanks to everyone involved! 8)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: d3vcho on February 09, 2022, 01:46:46 PM
It took a lot of time, but with the mega effort and dedication from the whole team, this is now a reality.

Very proud of you all. Today is a big day!  8)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: BigMike on February 09, 2022, 02:07:09 PM
HUGE CONGRATS!! Going to work out a plan to upgrade our 19-year old forum soon (going back to the days of YaBB)!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: chadon on February 09, 2022, 02:08:12 PM
Great job, thank you all for your work.  :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Doug Heffernan on February 09, 2022, 02:12:55 PM
Wow. Today is definitely a very good day. Congratulation to everyone involved that made this possible. Thank you for all the hard work and dedication you guys and gals put in!
Know that it is recognized and greatly appreciated
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: zappaDPJ on February 09, 2022, 02:28:35 PM
Great to see. Well done to everyone involved :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Bob Clifton on February 09, 2022, 02:47:46 PM
WOW !
Thanks to EVERYONE for this GREAT SOFTWARE .
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Replikacep on February 09, 2022, 03:23:50 PM
Is it really published now?
congratulations
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Replikacep on February 09, 2022, 03:28:36 PM
Will the mobile theme be like this?

phone model s10+

(https://i.hizliresim.com/7zpde8w.jpg) (https://www.hizliresim.com/7zpde8w)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen on February 09, 2022, 03:46:14 PM
Well, I can say it doesn't look like that on my Samsung.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Replikacep on February 09, 2022, 03:52:23 PM
Quote from: Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen on February 09, 2022, 03:46:14 PMWell, I can say it doesn't look like that on my Samsung.

friends to answer, rotate the screen sideways and press the answer button and keep the screen flat



you can watch the video :
https://youtube.com/shorts/eunm1-OF5z0?feature=share
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: @rjen on February 09, 2022, 04:06:57 PM
Thank you google ads ...

Nothing to do with the theme itself
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Shambles on February 09, 2022, 04:08:01 PM
Well done to all the designers, developers, testers and implementors.


(https://i.imgur.com/02h60Yp.jpg)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Mick. on February 09, 2022, 04:22:50 PM
Everyone involved, you are awesome!  :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Antechinus on February 09, 2022, 04:31:45 PM
Good to see. :) Now we can start theming the damned thing without moving goalposts. :D
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Antes on February 09, 2022, 04:33:50 PM
Huge congratz to the team!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Bigguy on February 09, 2022, 04:34:57 PM
Very very nice to see. Congrats to the team and all involved. Great to see it out.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: landyvlad on February 09, 2022, 04:42:57 PM
Thank you so much to all the developers and contributors to this great project; and for their persistence notwithstanding the endless "when will 2.1 final be ready" questions (and complaints).

So... when will 3.0 be done?  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D  ;D
(jokes)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Bigguy on February 09, 2022, 04:52:15 PM
Quote from: landyvlad on February 09, 2022, 04:42:57 PMSo... when will 3.0 be done?
You should be banned for that question, lmfao.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Mick. on February 09, 2022, 04:52:41 PM
I had the release date all screwed up. I thought it was like the 12th, not today bahahaha.

Does this means I should get off my behind and update my themes and release the others? lol
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: jsx on February 09, 2022, 04:53:53 PM
Finally! Great message. Thank you to everyone who contributed to SMF 2.1 and to those who released the stable version. :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Johnny54 on February 09, 2022, 04:54:32 PM
Big milestone. Thanks to everybody involved in realizing SMF 2.1
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Antechinus on February 09, 2022, 04:54:39 PM
Quote from: Mick. on February 09, 2022, 04:52:41 PMDoes this means I should get off my behind and update my themes and release the others? lol
Just tell everyone they will be ready when they are ready. :D
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Mick. on February 09, 2022, 04:55:43 PM
Quote from: Antechinus on February 09, 2022, 04:54:39 PM
Quote from: Mick. on February 09, 2022, 04:52:41 PMDoes this means I should get off my behind and update my themes and release the others? lol
Just tell everyone they will be ready when they are ready. :D
Wait a bit longer till web 3.0 hahahaha
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Gary on February 09, 2022, 05:04:46 PM
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Mick. on February 09, 2022, 05:06:02 PM
I'm glad this just happened. I needed something to post on my own website bahahaha
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: I B D on February 09, 2022, 05:32:58 PM
wohooo!! well done all involved!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: lntit on February 09, 2022, 05:41:41 PM
Excellent work! 8)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: SychO on February 09, 2022, 05:53:39 PM
Let's goooooo, well done team!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: shnazzle on February 09, 2022, 06:09:20 PM
*sigh*... My excuses for delaying any new features or upgrades have run out now :)

Thanks heaps! Great job and look forward to being on 2.1 proper
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: AllanD on February 09, 2022, 06:52:07 PM
Congrats to the team. 
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: TwitchisMental on February 09, 2022, 07:21:27 PM
 (https://media0.giphy.com/media/5mBE2MiMVFITS/giphy.gif?cid=ecf05e47a7nrh9b3jay95q28nchlu7der8qwax6n0mrxmswc&rid=giphy.gif&ct=g)

Congrats and Thank you to everyone who made this happen!! :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Mike66 on February 09, 2022, 07:23:06 PM
Great stuff - Congratulations and thanks to everyone involved!  8)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: landyvlad on February 09, 2022, 09:21:16 PM
(https://i.imgflip.com/64myo2.jpg)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Pause on February 09, 2022, 09:32:50 PM
Congratulations and thank you everyone. :D
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: noquiexis on February 09, 2022, 10:03:56 PM
     The James Webb Space Telescope (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Webb_Space_Telescope) took a while to finish. SMF 2.1.0 took a while to finish. We can expect great things from both! Congratulations to the entire SMF development team!

(http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png) (http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png) (http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: SMiFFER on February 09, 2022, 11:31:30 PM
CONGRATULATIONS! Heartfelt!

This will set all the frustrations behind, so take it from me; HEARTFELT!!!

I must really update my signature now :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Skhilled on February 09, 2022, 11:39:13 PM
Congrats and thanks for all of the hard work! :)

Looks like I've got a ton of theming to do over at Crip Zone! LOL
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: SMiFFER on February 09, 2022, 11:44:10 PM
Have you done "DarkModern" already?
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Skhilled on February 10, 2022, 01:03:39 AM
Nope, haven't started anything just yet. Been busy with a new job and a few other things and awaiting for 2.1 to be finalized and see if there are any bugs I need to look out for since 2.1 was just released.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: noquiexis on February 10, 2022, 01:18:01 AM
     By the way, the English_pirate (https://download.simplemachines.org/index.php?languages;id=87) Language pack is cute! Someone had fun working that one up!  8)  ;)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: RML on February 10, 2022, 02:06:55 AM
Hallelujah. ;D Congratulations and thank you everyone.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: MazziBig on February 10, 2022, 03:01:20 AM
Congrats team and community!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Helgi on February 10, 2022, 03:21:54 AM
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Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen on February 10, 2022, 03:26:28 AM
Kiitos! ;)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: asmith on February 10, 2022, 03:45:58 AM
Wow finally! Congratulations and thanks for keeping SMF alive and improved! *thumbs up*
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: evgeniyk on February 10, 2022, 03:53:11 AM
Super! Thank you for this!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: gevv on February 10, 2022, 04:04:45 AM
Congratulations and Thank you Everyone

(https://i.ibb.co/GvmVjYp/12279198-1171013439594594-6724005299696698505-n.png)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: pocttopus on February 10, 2022, 04:39:49 AM
Congratulations.
Can I update from RC4 to Final or needs to use clean install?
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen on February 10, 2022, 04:41:09 AM
You can do a large upgrade, no patch install available though.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Pogo Stick on February 10, 2022, 04:58:14 AM
Thank you and congratulations to everyone at SMF!

I upgraded my forum from 2.0 to 2.1 RC4 last October and, today, to 2.1 final. Everything went smoothly by using the "Large Upgrade" package and doing a manual copy of files.

Just a simple question - going forward will future 2.1.x updates also have to be applied in the same way?
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: pocttopus on February 10, 2022, 05:18:22 AM
Quote from: Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen on February 10, 2022, 04:41:09 AMYou can do a large upgrade, no patch install available though.
Thanks, I have done this without any issues. The easiest upgrade so far.   ;)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen on February 10, 2022, 05:33:18 AM
Quote from: Pogo Stick on February 10, 2022, 04:58:14 AMJust a simple question - going forward will future 2.1.x updates also have to be applied in the same way?
No that's just the routine for RC versions. Any future updates should have patches available :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Antechinus on February 10, 2022, 05:44:33 AM
Quote from: noquiexis on February 10, 2022, 01:18:01 AMBy the way, the English_pirate (https://download.simplemachines.org/index.php?languages;id=87) Language pack is cute! Someone had fun working that one up!  8)  ;)
I've been using that pack on this site for about a year now. :D
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: DenDen60 on February 10, 2022, 06:11:27 AM
Quote from: noquiexis on February 09, 2022, 10:03:56 PMThe James Webb Space Telescope (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Webb_Space_Telescope) took a while to finish. SMF 2.1.0 took a while to finish. We can expect great things from both! Congratulations to the entire SMF development team!

(http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png) (http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png) (http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png)
From the interactions of 1s and 0s to the interactions of protons and electrons there is a large gap, ;-) but yes 2.1 is a good leap forward. 
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: adp on February 10, 2022, 07:07:37 AM
Great job everyone  ;D
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Doctor Asp on February 10, 2022, 07:42:47 AM
Yeah! Finally! Happy days! Thank you!  :)  :)  :)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Trekkie101 on February 10, 2022, 09:04:34 AM
Congrats! Impressive to see it live!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Matthias on February 10, 2022, 09:13:47 AM
Congratulations!
We've been waiting for the final version 2.1 for quite a long time. Thank you for your work.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: noquiexis on February 10, 2022, 10:20:37 AM
     A couple of people asked about upgrading from SMF 2.1RC4, so this is only a reminder.
Using Release Candidates! (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=570377.0)
"It is also important to note that between release candidates, SMF does not release update packages."

     This means the Large Upgrade must be used. The Full Install package is not necessary on an existing SMF2.1RCx installation, and will likely delete your "Settings.php" file, so BACK IT UP!!!

Upgrading (https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Upgrading)
"Please note that when using the large upgrade, all the mods that you have installed will have their edits to files removed."

     I had a few themes installed on my smf2.1RC4 installation. After the Large Upgrade, they were gone. Apparently, the Large Upgrade package replaced the "Themes" directory ("Folder"), but that is OK. One of the themes did not work as planned, so I may try to re-install that one to see if I messed up.

     Backing up your files before doing a Large Upgrade will allow you to keep, and then re-apply, any file edits that you made.

(http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png) (http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png) (http://www.arimecibo.com/smf_2_1/avatars/Oxygen/wine.png)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: _sebas_ on February 10, 2022, 02:54:57 PM
SSsssuper

thanks
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: shadav on February 10, 2022, 04:15:19 PM
congrats.jpg
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: kdmiller on February 10, 2022, 04:51:51 PM
I'm guessing you can't do the easy method of installing via the package manager.

An Error Has Occurred!
Package upload failed due to the following error:
"Although the package was downloaded to the server it appears to be empty. Please check the Packages directory, and the "temp" sub-directory are both writable. If you continue to experience this problem you should try extracting the package on your PC and uploading the extracted files into a subdirectory in your Packages directory and try again. For example, if the package was called shout.tar.gz you should:
1) Download the package to your local PC and extract it into files.
2) Using an FTP client create a new directory in your "Packages" folder, in this example you may call it "shout".
3) Upload all the files from the extracted package to this directory.
4) Go back to the package manager browse page and the package will be automatically found by SMF."
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Shades. on February 10, 2022, 04:56:58 PM
This not a patch so you have to download the large upgrade.


Quote from: Sesquipedalian on February 09, 2022, 12:42:51 PMHow to upgrade to SMF 2.1

You can upgrade to SMF 2.1 from any previous version using the "Large Upgrade" package from the Download page.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Shambles on February 10, 2022, 05:15:42 PM
Quote from: kdmiller on February 10, 2022, 04:51:51 PMI'm guessing you can't do the easy method of installing via the package manager.

An Error Has Occurred!
Package upload failed due to the following error:
"Although the package was downloaded to the server it appears to be empty. Please check the Packages directory, and the "temp" sub-directory are both writable. If you continue to experience this problem you should try extracting the package on your PC and uploading the extracted files into a subdirectory in your Packages directory and try again. For example, if the package was called shout.tar.gz you should:
1) Download the package to your local PC and extract it into files.
2) Using an FTP client create a new directory in your "Packages" folder, in this example you may call it "shout".
3) Upload all the files from the extracted package to this directory.
4) Go back to the package manager browse page and the package will be automatically found by SMF."

Please read the opening post - this isn't a support topic.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Steve on February 10, 2022, 06:00:10 PM
I was wondering how long it would take ... (https://i.imgur.com/FfiWcus.gif)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Matthew K. on February 10, 2022, 06:04:57 PM
Congratulations!
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: SpacePhoenix on February 11, 2022, 02:15:08 AM
Quick question, is 2.0.19 the final, last ever release of the 2.0.x with any future releases only being 2.1.x versions?
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Antechinus on February 11, 2022, 02:20:15 AM
No. 2.0.x will continue to receive security patches for some time. However, it will not be receiving any new features. Security patches only, and only as necessary.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Arantor on February 11, 2022, 03:13:04 AM
That said, I would expect to plan in a move to 2.1 at some point in the future. There will come a point that keeping 2.0 running on newer PHP will just get harder and harder to the point of "not worth the hassle", just as with 1.1.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Wellwisher on February 11, 2022, 03:45:06 AM
Congratulations! This is amazing. Thank you to everyone's hard work.  8)
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: lurkalot on February 11, 2022, 03:44:32 PM
Thank you and Congratulations everyone. This is great to see.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Replikacep on February 11, 2022, 04:58:31 PM
If you select php 7.0 while testing the 2.1.1 series, the packages are not installed
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: Steve on February 11, 2022, 07:59:31 PM
That issue is being addressed but as always, this is not the platform for support issues.
Title: Re: SMF 2.1.0 Released
Post by: HikerShawn on February 11, 2022, 08:14:07 PM
Just installed 2.1 after not being an SMF user for a very long time. I just got back into forums again and figured I'd use this new software for my blog's forum.

I think the new version is really nice.

Good work!