phpFox 3.4.0 Beta 1 Released

Posted September 19, 2012 by Raymond Benc

We are pleased to announce that phpFox version 3.4.0 Beta 1 has been released.

Please note that this is a beta release and is not officially supported by our team. We advice to not upgrade your live community until our product reaches RC (Release Candidate). You can upgrade a development site so you can start testing the upgrade script and report any issues to us.

Our next release will be v3.4.0 Beta 2 and is scheduled for October 3rd.

What’s New?

Our activity feed can now sort feeds based on popularity.

Custom fields for our marketplace.

We have developed a new custom fields module called Input. The goal with this module is to eventually take over the custom fields module we have for users and to be able to add custom fields to other areas such as events, photos, blogs etc…

Page icons, cover photo & admins list.

Steps to complete the creation of a page.

Profiles now include a sub-section for pages.

Ability to claim a page.

Users can control their profiles landing page.

Purchase with activity points.

Send your activity points to other members.

Purchase activity points.

Re-enter your email upon registration.

Hide certain areas of the AdminCP from your staff.

Split display name into first/last names.

We have also…

  • updated the invite block for pages.
  • updated that the owner of the page is automatically added to the like/members list.
  • Advertisers can now target their audience by states/province, city and zip code.

Live Demo

View this version in action here.


This version can be downloaded directly from our clients area. When you have selected a license and reached the download page look for and tick/select “Download Older or Beta/RC Version”. Then select “3.4.0beta1” from the drop down list. During Beta and RC anyone with a valid license will be able to access and download v3.


Requirements for v3 can be found here.