v2.5.1 released

A new patch has been released.  This release fixes issues with running phpCollab in PHP 5.x.


PHP 5.x Compatibility Changes

  • Fixing Assigning the return value of new by reference and Using a call-time pass-by-reference is prohibited issues for 5.x
  • Removed reference to $HTTP_COOKIE_VARS since it is deprecated
  • added composer.lock
  • Removed the magic_quotes check since it is no longer supported.
  • fixed all deprecated references. Examples, ereg, split, eregi, etc.
  • Cleaned up code formatting.
  • Removed the version_compare check for php 4.1.1 and the corresponding session_register/session_unregister calls
  • Removed session_register() calls


  • Renamed the langVlaue to languageArray to make it a more descriptive name
  • Refactored the language drop down to use the new method getDropdown.
  • Fix for issue #4 – don’t get language pt-br by default
  • Added a proper check to see if there is an associated custom_xx, where xx is a language/locale, and if one does not exist then default to English.
  • Added an exclusion to the data scrubber for the language setting. The scrubber was removing the dash from the locale causing it to not set the language properly.
  • Fix for issue #2 regarding the password mismatch

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If you have any problems, please log an issue on Github.


php5.x Branch

I have an updated codebase to hopefully fix most of the issues that prevent phpCollab from running on php5.x.

You can check it out here: https://github.com/phpcollab/v2.x/tree/php5x_upgrade.  Please log any issues you may find to the Github issues page at https://github.com/phpcollab/v2.x/issues


v2.x and PHP 5.x support

Since there are several issues with phpCollab and PHP 5.x, I am in the process of updating some of the issues in v2.5. You can view the changes here https://github.com/phpcollab/v2.x


Looking for Designers

We are looking for some help designing the next version of phpCollab.

If you are you a Graphic Designer that has some free time to donate, send us link to some examples of your work and we will be in touch!


Platform feedback requested


We know it has been a long time since anything has been posted here, but we are in fact still working on phpCollab, even if it is at a snails pace. :)

Anyways, to help us determine the best way to move forward, we ask that you take a couple minutes and complete our short survey.

The survey can be found here:
Platform Feedback Survey

Thank you in advance and please keep checking back here for more information regarding v3.

– phpCollab team