MyBB 1.8.1 & Merge System 1.8.1 Release

MyBB 1.8.1 – Maintenance Release

MyBB 1.8.1 is now available from the MyBB website and is a maintenance release.

What’s added/changed in this version?

This release fixes 74 reported issues causing incorrect functionality of MyBB. Please be aware that to be able to provide easy to manage updates not all issues have been fixed in this version.

Please view the 1.8.1 changes on the Docs site for more information about the changes in this version.

Please note, that you do need to run the upgrade script for this version.

Upgrading from 1.8.0 and Other Versions

Before performing any upgrade please remember to backup your forum’s files and database and store them safely. If you have edited core files, including language files, please make sure you make a changelog for these changes so you can make them again (if necessary) once the upgrade is complete.

To upgrade, follow the Upgrading process. The upgrade script is required. There are changes to 13 language files. 15 templates have been changed or added.

If you’re using MyBB 1.6.15 or lower

Reporting MyBB security vulnerabilities

If you think you’ve found a vulnerability in MyBB, we advise you not to publicly post it on these forums or publicly release information about it elsewhere until we’ve had time to prepare and release a patch.

As always, you can send through security related messages on the MyBB website from the Contact Us page or in our Private Inquiries forum – where you can start a new thread that only you and the MyBB Team can see.

MyBB Merge System 1.8.1

MyBB Merge System 1.8.1 is now available on the MyBB website and is a maintenance update to the MyBB Merge 1.8 series.

This release is to ensure that all users of MyBB Merge 1.8 have the latest fixes.

This release fixes several reported issues since the release of 1.8.0, which caused some incorrect functionality of the Merge System. These bugs have been fixed to provide a more stable version of the Merge System for public use.

What’s new in this version?

  • 7 bug fixes (View all)
    • Including a big update to the BBCode Parser
  • We decided to readd the vBulletin 3 module after some requests. It’s now fully supported again


MyBB Team

6 thoughts on “MyBB 1.8.1 & Merge System 1.8.1 Release

  1. I am going to use mybb for my new forum. I am already using mybb 1.6 for my old forum. Lets try this new 1.8 mybb. Awaiting the Mybb 2 also 🙂

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