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XenForo.com XenForo & Add-ons 2.2.0 Release Candidate 1 Released (Unsupported)

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Today we're happy to announce the next step towards a stable and supported release of XenForo 2.2 by moving onto the "release candidate" stage. We recommend that all customers running previous 2.2 versions upgrade to this release.

This release is similar to the previous betas, but indicates that we are now a step closer to the stable 2.2.0 release. This is still considered a pre-release version, so we do not recommend running it in production and ticket support for this version is not yet available.

More specific details regarding bugs fixed in this release can be found in the resolved bugs forum.

This is pre-release software. It is not officially supported.
We do not recommend running it in production.


Please remember that this is pre-release software. It contains known bugs and incomplete functionality. We do not recommend running pre-release software in a production environment, and support is limited at this time to questions here on the community forums.

Add-ons and custom styles may be broken after upgrading to 2.2. You must test your add-ons thoroughly or look for updates. Be especially careful with add-ons that cover similar features to ones that are added to 2.2; these may conflict with the core XenForo data. If data conflicts are found, they will need to be resolved in a new add-on release or by removing the add-on before upgrading to 2.2.

If you choose to run pre-release software, it is your responsibility to ensure that you make a backup of your data. We recommend you do this before attempting an upgrade. If in doubt, always do a test upgrade on a copy of your production data.

All customers with active licenses may now download the new version from the customer area.
From the licensed customer area

Alongside the release of XenForo 2.2.0 Release Candidate 1, we are also releasing updated versions of each of our official add-ons:
  • XenForo Media Gallery 2.2.0 Release Candidate 1
  • XenForo Resource Manager 2.2.0 Release Candidate 1
  • XenForo Enhanced Search 2.2.0 Release Candidate 1
Customers with active licenses for these add-ons may download the new versions from their customer area.
Download official add-ons

From the Licensed Customer Area

Requirements

The following are minimum requirements:
  • PHP 7.0 or newer
  • MySQL 5.5 and newer
  • All of the add-ons listed here require XenForo 2.2.
  • Enhanced Search requires at least Elasticsearch 2.0
Note: Only the PHP version requirements have changed here. However, even if you're running PHP 7.0 we strongly recommend upgrading to PHP 7.4 at the earliest opportunity for improvements in speed, security and stability. We also recommend MySQL 5.7/8.0 (or equivalent).

Installation and upgrade instructions

Full details for how to install and upgrade XenForo can be found in the XenForo manual. One-click upgrades from XF 2.1 are possible, but you must uncheck the "Only check for stable upgrades" option in Options > Basic board information. Once the XF 2.2 upgrade has been complete, the official add-ons should be upgraded as well.
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