Version 3.8 introduced more new features, such as social group discussions, social group categories, private message sorting and filtering options, private message history, quick edit for newer types of content (visitor messages and picture comments), social group icons, social group transfers, a private message quick reply box, private message throttling (limit messages sent over a time period), private message reporting, profile privacy (limit blocks to a subset of users), lightbox navigation, thread prefix permissions, and dismissible notices.
Some of the key advantages over v Bulletin 2 are as follows: v Bulletin 3.6 introduced features such as the multi-quote system, the infractions system, the ability to automatically post threads and announcements from RSS feeds, and podcasting support.
The Gold release of v Bulletin 3.6.0 New features in 3.7 included an inline spam management & prevention system, thread tagging and tag cloud, thread prefixes, reciprocal friendship between users, public visitor messaging on user profile pages, user picture albums, user-created social groups, user-customizable profile pages, a lightbox viewer for images attached to posts, post edit history, a notices system, multiple human verification systems, and social bookmarking integration.
The current production versions are 3.8.9, 4.2.3, and 5.2.2. v Bulletin 2 is no longer under active development.
When this version was released, it had numerous new features over v Bulletin 1, which it replaced.
Initially, it was designed solely as a rewrite of UBB, in PHP using My SQL, and was meant only for their own forum.
Other UBB owners expressed interest in the solution, and they offered to sell it to Infopop, but their proposal was rejected.Beta Releases for 3.8.10 are available, which have more bug fixes.PHP 7.x compatibility is planned for 3.8.11, with Alpha releases set for August 2016.You may write an article for the subject where you are good enough, you may answer questions, you may share vbulletin.com/org content with users, receiving "thanks" equal your reputation points.We should not only consume, we should produce something.Percival decided to step down as lead developer and product manager, turning his roles over to Kier Darby.