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Invision Community 4.7.3

Released 10/11/2022

Key Changes

This is our October maintenance release.

Key changes include:

Updates to the Calendar App (now Events app) to showcase online and offline events

Additional Information


  • Added support for OpenSearch 2.1.
  • Added application filters for new reports in the Moderator Control Panel's report center.
  • Added prune task for core_item_member_map table.
  • Added a setting to prune conversations after x days without a reply.
  • Added a copy to clipboard button to the oAuth Client Client Identifier fields.
  • Added an option to not show oAuth login handler settings in user settings.
  • Content that requires approval will now show the reason it moderated.
  • Fixed some potential MySQL query errors showing featured items.
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate Who's Viewing boxes are displayed.
  • Fixed an issue where the related content sidebar block may not correctly account for permissions.
  • Changed the default search option to 'Everywhere' for the default app otherwise it's app specific.
  • Fixed an issue where quote attributes could trigger the profanity filters.
  • Wrapped ElasticSearch calls into a try-catch block to avoid that a broken ES install stops upgrades.
  • Fixed an issue where clubs would show both items and comments in recent activity.
  • Fixed an issue where the editor would get stuck after a guest post.
  • Fixed an issue where the queue task may become locked by deleting orphan comments.
  • Fixed an issue where forum specific moderators received notification of reported content outside those forums.
  • Fixed an issue where forum specific moderators could see reports for forums they do not moderate.
  • Fixed an issue where promote custom date would throw an error when empty.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting a member would try to delete data from a not existing table.
  • Fixed an issue with queue tasks stalling if an application is uninstalled during achievement rebuilds.
  • Fixed an PHP8 issue in the GD class where processing the transparent colors thrown now an exception instead of returning FALSE.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking in an AdminCP editor may fire a request to the backend that isn't needed.
  • Removed some verbose logging from the PHP 8 scanner.
  • Fixed some grammar issues on the Marketplace pre-upgrade page.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Allow new registrations" setting would be missing a value.
  • Fixed an issue where the image scanner would not work in the EU region.
  • Fixed an issue where the custom header and footer templates wouldn't appear.
  • Fixed an issue where featuring a guest authored item may cause an error.
  • Fixed an issue where EXIF data would not be removed if the image is smaller than max allowed size.


  • Fixed an issue where posts imported via the RSS task may have an incorrect IP address.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting a comment does not reset best answers.
  • Fixed an issue preventing upgrades from really old versions.
  • Fixed an issue where editing a topic and setting a future publish date may not alter state.
  • Fixed an issue where rebuilding the solved statistics could fail.
  • Fixed solved re-engagement notifications inadvertently being sent when the feature is disabled in a forum.
  • Fixed an issue where searching in the AdminCP for "solved" would show a result without a language string.
  • Fixed an issue where the combined "fluid" forum view did not show the mobile friendly filter link.


  • Improved various AdminCP areas to return you to the page you were on after performing an action on a payment/transaction.
  • Fixed an issue where guest referrals may not be correctly applied.
  • Fixed a template error that can show during Multi-Factor Validation when viewing account credits in Commerce.
  • Fixed an issue where a failure to communicate with the EC VAT validation service doesn't show the appropriate error message.
  • Fixed an issue validating VAT numbers.
  • Fixed an issue where invoice renewal warnings may not show the proper currency symbol.
  • Fixed an issue where the ACP - Anti Fraud rules would throw a DB exception.


  • Fixed an issue where carousel image blocks may break the layout.
  • Fixed an issue where the create/edit record form would break.
  • Fixed attachments not showing when uploaded to the editor when searching is disabled on a database.


  • Fixed an issue where images in descriptions would show ahead of screenshots in RSS exports.
  • Fixed possible duplicate notifications for new version updates.
  • Fixed an issue with contextual search when viewing a file.

REST, Webhooks and Zapier

  • The reactions notification returned always anonymous users when accessed via REST.
  • Fixed an issue where the forums pagination response returned all forums.


  • Fixed an issue where the image scanner may cause content items to be inadvertently flagged as pending approval if a user used a word in the word filters.
  • Fixed an issue where the realtime "users here" was not showing on snippet view, or fliud view modes.

Changes affecting third-party developers and designers

  • Updated Graphql library to 14.11.6
  • New $location variable added to getItemsWithPermission() method signature.
  • `\IPS\Member::loggedIn()' will return a guest object when called from CLI.
  • Fixed an issue in the Number Form field where the prefix would appear twice.

Deprecations and Removal Announcements

Completed in this release

  • Removed ability to show member birthdays on the Calendar/Events App

Upcoming Deprecations and Removals

  • (Next release) Facebook Promotional Tools removed (Facebook no longer allows API posting to groups and pages) - No action required
  • (Next release) VigLink removed (VigLink API no longer working as intended) - No action required
  • (Next release) Ability to choose which apps to upgrade removed (this is no longer a necessary option) - No action required
  • (Next release) Guest Page Cache removed (this is a legacy way to cache pages that replicates how a CDN works) - No action required


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