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Invision Community 4.7.4

Released 11/02/2022

Key Changes

This is our November maintenance release.

Key changes include:

Additional Information


  • Increased minimum PHP version to 8.0.
  • Added Moderation Alerts.
  • Adds the ability to see the number of replies to an alert, and view all replies to an alert in messenger.
  • Reduced the Cloudflare warning on the support page to note issues may arise from specific Cloudflare features only.
  • Fixed an issue where an alert reply button was shown to those without access to the messenger via module permissions.
  • Fixed an issue where viewing a theme's differences may not show all changes correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where some applications presented content for the 'Similar Content' ElasticSearch widget that wasn't suitable.
  • Fixed an issue where pre-upgrade resource check may ask you to check a default language pack for compatibility.
  • Fixed an issue that may cause slow AdminCP logins if there are a lot of email send failures.
  • Fixed an issue where attachments may download with an extra file extension when using Amazon S3 to store files.
  • Fixed an issue where some moderators may see template errors in the userbar at the top of the page.
  • Fixed an issue with PHP 8 and the UT8 converter used for legacy upgrades.
  • Fixed issue where reporting content on a site with restricted moderators generated an error.
  • Fixed issue where users could receive notifications for content that had been hidden.
  • Mobile navigation links are no longer duplicated when configured as a dropdown menu.
  • Removed any placed widgets from the login and register page.


  • Added support for TikTok, Twitch, Vimeo and SpotMe online events.
  • Fixed a MySQL query error when using locales with a comma decimal separator.
  • Fixed RSVP stats report not working.
  • Fixed the broken event cover image on the overview page.
  • Fixed an issue where the timezone selector would only be correct if adjusted by an author in the same timezone.
  • Fixed an issue where the create event button may show to members with no permissions for any calendar.
  • Fixed an issue where searching for events may not work correctly.
  • Fixed some untranslated phrases.
  • Fixed an issue where markers may not show on Google Maps when using events near me.


  • Fixed a potential slow query when working with solved topics.
  • Fixed an issue where a future published topic has a different start date than the first post date.


  • Improved image loading speed in albums or categories with a large amount of images.
  • Fixed an issue where Gallery Results could break Stream Subscriptions.
  • Fixed issue where switching between plain-text and rich editor on image upload lost text content.
  • Fixed an issue where users could not download attachments from Album Comments.


  • Fixed the missing record status icons in the record feed widget.
  • Fixed an error when viewing a record in a database that is not searchable.
  • Fixed an issue where the pages media center didn't support svg files while replacing an existing svg file.
  • Fixed an issue where hidden linked records were displayed to users with no permission to see them.


  • Fixed merging members inadvertently re-assigning group blogs.
  • Fixed an issue when upgrading from legacy versions.
  • Fixed the wrong webhook documentation reference to the blog class.


  • Changed the RebuildScreenshotWatermarks task to use the REBUILD_INTENSE constant for the rebuild cycle.

Changes affecting third-party developers and designers

  • Changed the order of the autogenerated hook method signature.
  • Added a new class parameter public $similarContent = TRUE|FALSE; to each /extension/core/ContentRouter class to control whether it should show in similar content.
  • Fixed saving the Blog add / edit form while IN_DEV.
  • Downgraded PHP 8 scanner logging to debug only.

Deprecations and Removal Announcements

Completed in this release

  • Facebook Promotional Tools removed (Facebook no longer allows API posting to groups and pages) - No action required
  • VigLink removed (VigLink API no longer working as intended) - No action required
  • Ability to choose which apps to upgrade removed (this is no longer a necessary option) - No action required
  • 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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