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This page contains all the past patch notes.


June 30, 2019

1.2.4

New Features
Improved
  • Community
    • PhoenixSkin style tweaks.
  • Wiki
    • Several extensions received Phoenix style adjustments.
    • Navbox reverted to original styling, no longer works for mobile (and mobile styling removed).
    • Scrollbar styling.
    • Several mobile style tweaks.
    • PhoenixSkin style tweaks.
    • Additional footer tweaks.
Removed
May 31, 2019

1.2.3

Improved
  • Landing Pages
    • Patch Notes styling was updated:
      • Buttons received styling changes.
      • Archive button moved to the top of the page.
    • Updated footer to match new format.
    • Updated dependencies.
  • Wiki
    • Added site-wide footer.
    • Additional improvements.
  • Miscellanous
    • Cookies disclaimer tweaks.
March 31, 2019

1.2.2

Critical
  • Community
    • Upgraded community board to version 1.8.20
Bug Fixes
  • Community
    • PhoenixSkin implemented.
      • Atlas Dark renamed to Phoenix Dark.
      • Atlas Light renamed to Phoenix Light.
      • Atlas Security Light removed.
      • Atlas Security Dark removed.
      • Additional improvements.
    • Additional improvements and bug fixes.
  • Wiki
    • Additional improvements and bug fixes.
February 20, 2019

1.2.1

Improved
  • Landing Pages
    • The Recent Notes were removed from the Patch Notes (and archive), it has been moved into the introductory box.
  • Community
    • Implemented PhoenixSkin.
    • Mobile site fully functional.
    • Fixed letter-boxing issue. 4k monitors should now find the site more appealing.
  • Wiki
    • Main page has received an overhaul.
    • Mobile site is finished and is fully supported.
    • PhoenixSkin has received additional tweaks.
    • Improved icon logo.
    • Added an Apple Touch Icon.
Critical
  • Community
    • Upgraded community board to version 1.8.19
  • Wiki
    • Upgraded wiki to version 1.31.1
September 30, 2018

1.2.0

Improved
  • Landing Pages
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
  • Community
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
    • Improvements toward a mobile-friendly theme. This is a Work-in-Progress.
  • Wiki
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
    • Improvements for the mobile-friendly theme.
Critical
  • Community
    • Upgraded community board to version 1.8.18
  • Wiki
    • Upgraded wiki to version 1.31.0
June 27, 2018

1.1.7

Improved
  • Not a lot has changed. But enough to warrant an update!
June 24, 2018

1.1.6

Improved
  • Not a lot has changed. But enough to warrant an update!
June 10, 2018

1.1.5

Improved
  • Landing Pages
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
    • Pages are now restricted to a certain max-width.
    • Global header is now restricted to a certain max-width.
    • Adjusted main page header and client section.
    • Updated dependencies.
  • Wiki
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
    • Brand new icons and adjustments.
    • Added MultimediaViewer for a better experience to users when one clicks on a thumbnail in a page.
    • Added a mobile skin for mobile-friendly use. (View it)
  • Community
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
    • A cookie notifier has been added with a link to our privacy policy. This link is always available in the footer as well.
    • Pages are now restricted to a certain max-width.
    • Global header is now restricted to a certain max-width.
  • Policies
April 20, 2018

1.1.4

Improved
  • Wiki
    • Sidebar has received some adjustments.
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
  • Community
    • Icons have received adjustments.
March 31, 2018

1.1.3

Improved
  • Landing Pages
    • Icons on the index page updated following Font Awesome update.
    • Removed Font Awesome from some pages.
  • Wiki
    • CSS adjustments and tweaks.
  • Components
    • Upgraded Font Awesome to 5.0.3
December 31, 2017

1.1.2

Improved
  • Miscellaneous
    • Not a lot has changed. But enough to warrant an update!
November 28, 2017

1.1.1

Improved
  • Landing Pages
    • Tweaks and adjustments for responsiveness.
October 23, 2017

1.1.0

Improved
  • Community
    • The User Control Panel has received tweaks and adjustments.
    • The header has received a slight adjustment regarding the icon coloring.
    • Dropdown arrows now follow theme settings.
September 25, 2017

1.0.9

Improved
  • Landing Pages
    • Slightly redesigned index page.
    • Tweaks and adjustments for responsiveness.
    • Icons converted to SVG file type.
    • Navigation has been redesigned once again.
    • Fixed 404 error with some images.
  • Community
    • Centered user information on forum posts.
  • Wiki
    • Multiple images adjusted for the theme.
  • Other
    • Images converted from CMYK to RGB respectively.
Critical
  • Wiki
    • Upgraded MediaWiki to 1.29.1.
August 27, 2017 (Article)

1.0.8

Improved
  • Community
    • Core
      • Surreal Studios links have been fixed following domain change.
      • Fixed some text fields displaying text as white, blending with the background.
  • Other
    • Updated Atlas Hard Drive LED listings for 2.3.1.974 update.
July 31, 2017 (Article)

1.0.7

New Features
Improved
  • Community
    • Core
      • Improve the style of some Staff code commands.
      • Some sections have had their descriptions updated.
    • Forum Themes
      • Background for the header is now fixed.
      • Updated footer links.
      • Atlas 3.0 has been renamed to Atlas Light.
        • Atlas Security Light introduced.
        • Atlas Security Dark introduced.
        • Atlas Dark introduced.
      • The themes have received a significant amount of changes since introduction.
      • Star ratings have been adjusted.
      • Login and register buttons has received an appearance update.
      • Panel themes have received a significant appearance update.
      • User name colours have received a signifcant change.
      • Login popup has received a sigificant update to appearance.
      • Author information on posts style tweaked (thanks to Katos)
      • Fixed horizontal post styling. (thanks to Katos for reporting!)
  • Wiki
    • Core
      • Updated to MediaWiki 1.29.0.
      • Removed Character Insert extension.
    • Theme
      • Modified link colors for better readability.
      • Buttons are now more fluid and serve better functionality.
      • Watch icon has received a significant change.
      • Summary box received a visual update.
      • Fixed theme issues following software update.
  • Landing Pages
    • Some pages received a new design.
    • Updated footer links.
    • Back to top button received a new appearance.
    • Buttons are now more fluid and serve better functionality.
    • Updated footer links.
    • Accessing Terms of Service will no longer give a 404 error, but redirect to the Terms of Use.
    • Fonts through out the site have been adjusted and improved.
    • We've worked on bringing more improvements to website responsive. The following are now responsive:
    • Improved browser experience with Internet Explorer.
  • Other
Removed
  • Community
    • Forum Themes
      • Atlas 1.0 and Atlas 2.0 have been removed.
June 30, 2017 (Article)

1.0.6

New Features
  • Community
    • Added new section, Atlas Security.
    • Forum Themes
      • Implemented Atlas 3.0.
  • Landing Pages
Improved
  • Landing page
    • We've took time to improve responsive and mobile support.
    • The Navigation bar is now more efficient than before.
    • Multiple dependencies have been updated.
  • Community
    • Forum Themes
      • [All] Thread prefixes should now have a style assigned to them, specifically the Suggestions & Feedback section.
      • [All] Implemented a code for staff to accept or reject suggestions.
      • [All] Default avatar updated.
      • [3.0] Spoiler code has been adjusted.
  • Wiki
    • Continued work on the theme to bring the best user experience.
      • References appearance has been adjusted.
      • Links and New (page doesn't exist) links have had its color adjusted.
      • Wiki tables have been adjusted.
May 31, 2017 (Article)

1.0.5

Critical
  • Core
    • Upgraded community board to 1.18.12.
Improved
  • Landing Page
    • The landing page and subpages have received a significant update including the color scheme.
    • Header is now fully responsive on the desktop when zooming in and out.
    • Eurasia map is now added to our "Let's Talk Business" section.
    • The America map has been updated.
    • Logo has been updated to an SVG.
    • The landing page and subpages should be more responsive than before.
      • The landing page now works and feels attractive on your smart watches!
      • Fixed an issue that allowed users on smaller devices to scroll left and right due to the animations.
      • Sitemap and the About page are now responsive (mobile friendly).
    • Internet Explorer 10+ is now fully supported.
    • Links now properly have the color red when hovered and are no longer blue as a default color.
    • Buttons no longer change to a completely different color when hovered instead, changes to a darker color of red.
  • Wiki
    • Updated wiki to 1.28.2.
    • Slight adjustments to the page titles and format.
    • Implemented the Atlas Industries theme.
April 30, 2017 (Article)

1.0.4

Critical
  • Core
    • Upgraded community board to 1.8.11.
Improved
  • Core
    • Continuation of changing colors and style of user ranks, specifically staff and partner ranks.
  • Content
    • Updated Forum Rules.
    • Updated Terms of Service/Use.
    • Updated Privacy Policy.
  • Forum Theme: Atlas 1.0 and Atlas 2.0
    • Logo adjusted to look more centered.
    • Links on the forum have been changed to a lighter red to distinguish better.
    • Alerts button was added to the left of the user menu to better distinguish when a user received an alert.
    • Default Avatar updated with a more Atlas feel of a new user.
    • About Us section on sidebar removed; About Us link added to footer (linked to page on wiki).
    • Added links to the Forum Rules, Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to footer.
  • Optimizations
    • Javascript minification for the forum.
    • Updates applied to Host
    • Updates applied to Development Host.
    • More updates on Production Server.
  • Landing Page
    • Footer updated with a new look.
    • "Join the Community" button updated, when hovered will display the darker color instead of white to better distinguish from background.
  • Wiki
    • Additional improvements and optimizations.
March 31, 2017 (Article)

1.0.3

New Features
  • Added New Archive Forum.
  • Added section to auto forward to the wiki.
Improved
  • Core
    • Reviewed updates and new security features pending throughout the month.
    • Updated Spam Filter Content.
  • Forum Themes: Atlas 1.0 and Atlas 2.0
    • Removed lines on footer
    • Hovering over links (even images with links) no longer change in opacity. You mouse changing to the pointer is an indicator, but for text hovering over it will change to white.
    • The links next to the logo has received a significant change making them drop down a solid bar to indicate your selection, transitioning the text to the right with ease and making the background slightly darker.
    • Icons have received a modern graphical change.
    • Atlas 2.0 has now been implemented. Only participating groups may test new changes before they go live.
    • Each user group color has their colour matching the rank image.
  • Optimizations
    • Animate.css updated to version 3.5.1.
    • Bootstrap.js and Bootstrap.css updated from version 3.0.3 to 3.3.7.
    • respond.js updated from version 1.1.0 to 1.4.2.
    • html5shiv.js updated from version 3.7.0 to 3.7.3.
    • jQuery.js updated from version 1.8.3 to 1.12.4.
  • Wiki
    • Reviewed guidelines.
    • Reviewed policies.
Bug Fixes
  • Mail System
    • Used creative security revisioning to ensure backend systems continued operating.
February 28, 2017 (Article)

1.0.2

Improved
  • Optimizations for a better user experience.
January 31, 2017 (Article)

1.0.1

New Features
  • Content
    • New section called 'Intellectual Discussions' under the General category.
  • Wiki
    • Added Analytics extension.
Critical
  • Core
    • Added Username Creation Filter.
    • Added different warning types for staff to select from when moderating posts.
    • Optimizations to spam filter.
    • Added API key to StopForumSpam.
    • Added Disallowed Emails at signup.
    • Finalized list of Username Creation Filter.
    • Disabled Users Email Being Shown in SMTP header of outgoing Forum email.
    • Checked the option to hide user emails upon registeration; unable to disable it. This is a fundamental policy of Atlas to not disclose user emails to others on the forum.
  • Optimizations
    • Updated Ubuntu packages to latest.
    • Internal packages updated.
    • Added various automated tasks to be ran such as Stylesheet Re-Cache and backups of the forum database.
    • Added Leverage Browser Caching and made the site load stylesheets before javascripts.
    • Updated community board to 1.8.10
      • Fixed last post info not updating properly.
    • Updated Font Awesome dependencies to latest 4.7.0 release.
    • Added Analytics to Landing Page, Security, and Wiki.
    • Homepage load speed improved to 1.5s.
    • Minified JavaScript files.
    • Compressed images for forum.
Improved
  • Community
    • Group promotions adjusted.
    • Continued work to make site responsive with mobile devices.
    • Home button below the logo now redirects to the home page of the website instead of the forum, easier navigation.
    • Wiki link added to sidebar for easier navigation and forum link adjusted.
    • Color of Quotes in threads changed from a white background to a more distinguishable grey.
    • Adjusted Back To Top button to fix a overlapping issue with that and the UA Messages Notification system alert, which only shows up when selecting "Do not display notifications".
    • Removed individual border lines throughout the side and top menu to make a cleaner look, also made search box more distinguishable.
    • Made links at bottom left of forum open a new tab upon clicking.
    • Made icons for 'View New Posts' and 'View Today's Posts' from a round border to square border like the other icons.
    • New Reply button at the top and bottom of threads now has a border around it.
    • Background color of thread page numbers at the top when hovering over it has been adjusted.
    • Made bottom footer black to match the top user menu.
    • Senior members now have their own unique rank image.
    • Adjusted Senior Member requirements.
  • Content
    • Web Development and Software section categories reorganized for easier navigation
    • User ranks thread has been updated with more information
    • Themed smilies added and replaced all default smilies
    • Updated Privacy Policy
    • Valentine smilies were added
Bug Fixes
  • Community
    • Guests can no longer view user profiles
    • Admins can't receive warnings
    • Quoteblocks in editors are fixed and will now display correctly with a distinguishable grey
    • Fixed 'Showcase' Forum under Web Development from being a gray background to match the others as white
    • Fixed Report System from throwing "Invalid reason type" error when selecting any reason
    • Fixed graphical bug when selecting a warn type for the Moderator Warn System
    • Fixed new users having to have their first posts, threads, and attachments approved, regardless of rank
    • Fixed read PM icon from not loading
  • Mail System
    • Various bug fixes and security improvements
    • Fixed PHP Mail Handler to Preserve User Email Privacy
December 31, 2016 (Article)

1.0.0

New Features
  • Community
    • We've gave the forum an official look on our color scheme.
    • The shoutbox was added and layout fixed.
Improved
  • Community
    • Continued update for mobile responsiveness.
    • The background color adjusted.
    • The alerts in the dropdown menu now has a bell icon.
    • The alerts popup window now has a visible close button.
    • The sidebar background adjusted to better match the navigation bar.
    • The author postbits in threads have been adjusted.
    • The background is now fixed to the browser.
    • Cookie disclaimer, regards to the EU Cookie Law.
    • Our favicon is finally visible on the forum
  • Optimizations
    • Removed outdated files and plugins.
    • Updated forum software to 1.8.9.
    • Updated plugins.
    • Additional improvements and bug fixes.
Bug Fixes
  • Community
    • Logo should appear correctly.
    • Fixed bulleted lists not displaying correctly.
    • Fixed Quick Edit and the Full Edit blocks not displaying correctly.
    • JavaScript conflicts fixed
      • Login, alerts, buddy list, and report buttons should work as intended.
    • Fixed multiquote.