JCE Content Editor 2.6.28 bug fix released

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukJCE 2.6.28 is a bug fix, released just a few days after JCE 2.6.27.

Reason: some bugs crept in with the last release.

The developer's Release Notes provide full details - see link below.

The last but one release, JCE 2.6.26, was a SECURITY FIX.

You should therefore update your JCE Content Editor ASAP.

Always use the latest available release of any 3rd party extension.

Read on for more details about his latest release.

JCE 2.6.28 Bug Fix Release

This release fixes a number of bugs reported since JCE 2.6.27, including this one: JCE File Browser Media Field Conflict.

It also introduces the following new feature in the PRO version:

  • Vintage Style Filters.

The following filters have been added to the PRO version's Image Editor:

  • vintage pinhole camera,
  • Eastman Kodak Brownie camera,
  • Eastman Kodak Kodachrome film,
  • and a technicolor effect.

Read the Release Notes for more about each new feature.

Read more: JCE 2.6.28 Release Notes.

JCE 2.6.27 Bug Fix Release

This release fixes a number of bugs reported since the previous release, and introduces some new features.

  • Custom attributes in the attributes dialog.
  • Save edited images to a new folder (very useful).
  • Markdown to HTML version on paste.

Read the Release Notes for more about each new feature.

Read more: JCE 2.6.27 Release Notes.

Read more: JCE Content Editor Change Log.

Why was JCE 2.6.26 a SECURITY FIX?

The previous release, JCE 2.6.25, introduced support for SVG files as an IMAGE FILETYPE by default.

Here is the developer's explanation for why the security fix is necessary:

The decision to include support for svg files by default in JCE 2.6.25 was unfortunately not well thought through. It has been brought to my attention that there is the potential for svg files to be used to execute cross-site scripting attacks, due to the fact that they are essentially a form of xml file. Although the method by which they would be embedded using the Image Manager, with the tag, prevents scripts from being executed, it would be safer to restrict the option of allowing svg files to be user defined.

Read more: JCE 2.6.26 SECURITY FIX.

 

About JCE 2.6

JCE 2.6.0 marked a step change in the development of our favourite 3rd party content editor for the Joomla! CMS.

The launch of JCE 2.6.0 saw the developer offering Joomlers the option of either CORE or PRO versions of the extension.

CORE version remains free.

PRO version (yearly subscription) incorporates all the subscription plugins that were previously available for separate download from the developer's website.

Read more: JCE 2.6.0.

 

Reasons to upgrade to PRO

The image below nicely summarises the differences between CORE and PRO.

jce pro features

Visit the link below to find out about all the PRO features.

Subscribe: JCE PRO.

 

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