Introducing WoltLab Suite 5.2, the next big step in the history of community and forum solutions and successor of the previous WoltLab Suite 3 series.
WoltLab Suite 5.2 requires the following prerequisites to install and run the software:
- Webserver with PHP 7.0.22 or newer (PHP 7.3+ recommended)
- MySQL 5.5.35 (or newer) / MariaDB 5.5.47 (or newer) / MariaDB 10.0.22 (or newer)
- 20 MB free disk space
- Current Webbrowser (Chrome 76+, Firefox 68+, Safari 12+, Microsoft Edge 44+ [EdgeHTML 18+])
- Download the installation archive onto your computer.
- Extract the archive.
- Upload the files install.php, test.php and WCFSetup.tar.gz onto your webserver.
- Start the installation by navigating with your webbrowser to the test.php.
Updating from earlier versions
This beta version explicitly does not support updating from WoltLab Suite 3.x, update support will be added with the upcoming version 5.2.0 RC 1.
Usage and Support
This evaluation version is not suitable for use in production environments, doing so is entirely at your own risk. An update from WoltLab Suite 5.2 Beta 4 to future versions is not guaranteed. You may use the apps until January 6th, 2020, if you would like to continue using this software past this date, you'll have obtain a valid product license.
We're looking forward to hear your feedback and report of possible issues in this forum.
Version Number Changes
The forum app historically used a much higher version number, which wasn't ideal at all times. Starting with this release, all our products have been bumped up to version 5.2.
Compatibility with PHP 7.4
The version Beta 4 adds support for PHP 7.4, please report any issues related to PHP 7.4 in the forums. Updates for the WoltLab Suite 3.x series will be released shortly, adding support for PHP 7.4 for these versions too.