Legacy (version 5.6.x-)

5.6 sites running on PHP 7.2.10

I am happy to report that the legacy 5.6 code base will run on the latest stable release of php 7.2.10. Some modding to the core and addons is required as I have discovered with the last few upgrades I have carried out for C5 members. However, I should …

CMS maintenance checklist

we need some assurances on general CMS maintenance and wanted to tap into the forum to try and establish a list of common housekeeping/maintenance processes that would be required to keep a CMS/Concrete5 site healthy. For contingency purposes we want almo…

only 1 admin member

I am trying to quantify the risks of only having 1 account with admin permissions in our Concrete5 setup. I could do with a list of common CMS maintenance operations that only an officer with admin rights could perform, and therefore if this officer was o…

default concrete5 accounts

were there any default user accounts which come with a fresh install of conrete5 (legacy 5.6). we are doing a quick scan of the list of users to see if any can be disabled and I was interested in which are default as part of the setup.

Switched Site to Https and now Images Won't Link

I recently had my website changed to https: with the SSL Certificate and now none of my images are showing up. They are all in the correct location in my file manager but all I now get is a broken image icon for every image... I am very new to all of t…

Need help Migrating to v8+?

With the recent anoncement "Official End of Life on concrete5 version 6.x" https://www.concrete5.org/about/blog/community-blog/official-end-life-concrete5-version-6x I thought I would create this post. Recently I have been doing a few migrations from …

version ID protection

What exactly can be done to prevent malicious users enumerating the specific verion of concrete5 used on a website? There are free tools such as https://pentest-tools.com/ that at present easily reveal the exact version of concrete5 - which I imagine woul…

replace manual array with attribute

On a form I have a manual array list such as this: [code]$quesitons = array( 'first_name', 'last_name', 'gender', 'date_of_birth', 'attendee_email', 'recruite_to_team', 'team_code', 'associated_team', 'associated_team1', 'associated…

Server migration creates redirect loop

My hosting company migrated all of my sites and files to a new server (not my decision) and now my main site has a 301 redirect loop giving a 'too many redirects' error. I didn't change anything, and I have alerts from Pingdom showing that the site we…

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