2.11.9 User Guide

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Forum Update Notes for Version 3.1.14

Discussion Forum 3.1.14 requires version 2.7.0 or greater of ExpressionEngine.

A number of additions have been made to the forum themes.

If you have not customized your existing forum templates:

Simply replace your entire forum theme folder with the new set:


The update process is now complete. You can disregard the rest of the information in this page.

If you have customized your existing templates:

If you have customized the look of your forum you will need to manually update your templates as described below.

Add New Reset Password File

Add a new file named forum_member/reset_password_form.html file. See the included file for an example of the contents.

Add Secure Form Hidden Field

Some forms need to have a hidden field added after the opening forum tag. The line you need to add should look like:

<input type="hidden" name="XID" value="{XID_HASH}" />

Add this field after the opening form tag in the files listed below. For example:

<form method="post" action="{path:update_notepad}">
<input type="hidden" name="XID" value="{XID_HASH}" />

Files to edit:

  • forum_member/edit_preferences.html
  • forum_member/edit_profile_form.html
  • forum_member/email_prefs_form.html
  • forum_member/localization_form.html
  • forum_member/message_compose.html
  • forum_member/notepad_form.html
  • forum_member/subscriptions_form.html
  • forum_member/username_password_form.html

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