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IP.Board 3.1.0 Beta 1 And Apps Available

We're very pleased to announce that IP.Board 3.1.0 and its applications are now available for beta testing! Please read through this announcement for information on where to download and what is available.

What's Available?
The following releases are available:

  • IP.Board 3.1.0 Beta 1
  • IP.Gallery 3.2.0 Beta 1
  • IP.Blog 2.2.0 Beta 1
  • IP.Downloads 2.2.0 Beta 1
  • IP.Content 2.0.0 Beta 1
  • IP.Chat 1.1.0 Beta 1

MySQL: New installation and upgrades from previous versions (1.3+) are available for testing
MSSQL: New installations are available for testing. The upgrade system will be available in beta 2.

Where can I download these?
Please log in to your client center. Click on 'Downloads'. The beta releases will be in the 'Development Releases' category.
Please note that you must have an active license for IP.Board before you can download. Likewise, you must have an active license for the application (Blog, Gallery, etc) you wish to test.

What is a beta?
A "beta" release is a version that is considered ready for extended testing. This is a feature complete release that needs as much testing as possible so that we find and fix any bugs that are found. It is possible that we will further refine some features based on feedback. We do not expect to add any features to these releases.

Can I use it on my live site?
We strongly recommend that you do NOT use this version on your live site. Although it has been internally tested and used on this forum, we cannot recommend that you use it on a live site as there may be undiscovered bugs which may impact stability.
Furthermore, while we will assist on the forums where possible, beta releases are not supported officially. This means that you cannot receive technical support on these releases and we will not offer any installation or upgrades on these beta releases.

Can I install it as a test board?
You may install a test version of 3.1.0 beta. You do not need to purchase another license to do this. Please ensure that you take every effort to keep your test board private. It is acceptable to allow select members register to help in testing, but you may not use it as a second community.

I've found a bug!
Please report all bugs to the relevant section in our bug tracker. We will investigate all reports made. Please try and give as much detail as possible when making a report. Browser versions and operating system versions are especially relevant when reporting skin/interface bugs.

What's new in 3.1.0?
For a complete list of what's new for IP.Board and its applications, please see this topic. We've also been maintaining a regular blog of all new features. Please see this category for a list of recent blogs detailing recent feature additions.

I have feedback
Great! We always love to hear from you. Please use the special beta releases forum for feedback and other discussion on the beta releases.

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