View Full Version : PhotoPost 7 BETA 1 Available!

Michael P
October 29th, 2009, 07:55 PM
This is the first BETA, in this BETA I've kept the new options to a minimum in order to properly test the new SEO URLs feature. We have the SEO URLs running on the following sites:

A Harley Davidson photo sharing community - Harley Alley (http://www.harleyalley.com)
Extreme Fitness bodybuilding photo gallery - ExtremeFitness Photo Galleries (http://www.extremefitness.com/gallery)
A community photo gallery - ReefTalk Gallery (http://www.reeftalk.com/gallery)

Disclaimer/Word of Caution: As with any upgrade, particularly a BETA one, please backup your systems before performing the upgrade. Novice users should be extreme caution, as if you encounter problems we will need to ask you questions about your setup to try and resolve any issues (and may ask you to modify code or your setup). If you are unsure about doing these things, you should not install or use this BETA update. Support for the BETA product will expire with each new update and not be supported at all past the BETA cycle.


PhotoPost 7.0 is a major update with new new features our users have requested.

New features:

. SEO URLs (requires .htaccess file)
. Single URLs for images
. 301 redirects to SEO pages for spider and normal URLs
. SEO URLs enabled in Admin -> Edit Settings -> Global Options (choices are none, spider, seo)
. Multimedia thumbnails (requires ffmpeg, not included)
. Includes thumbnail rebuilds (path the ffmpeg set in Admin -> Edit Settings -> Global Options)
. Updated Gallery and Photo pages

New file

.htaccess (only required if you are planning on using SEO URLs)

Upgraded files

/*.php (except config-inc.php.NEW, config-int.php.NEW, inc_features.php, inc_photopost.php)

forums/photopost.php (you only need this file if you are using the internal registration system)

languages/*.php (you only need the file that corresponds to your language)


js/* (all files)


You will need to run the upgrade.php script after updating your files and upgrade to the 7.0 version.

Chuck S
October 29th, 2009, 11:58 PM
Those that wish to try out the video thumbnail feature I can not ensure this will work but visit this link and download the precompiled binary file linked in this thread


As the instructions state upload it to a place on your server you wish and set the file to 777 permissions. You can then try it not by placing the proper server path to the file where asked in photopost. The precompiled binary I have works with most formats but not all. I have tried it with avi mpg and mov files mostly.

Michael P
November 3rd, 2009, 06:03 PM
I have updated the build with the HTACCESS file (which has to be renamed .htaccess when you upload it) and a corrected image-inc.php and adm-misc.php to fix the video thumbnail generation issue.