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LifeType 1.2.2 released

LifeType 1.2.2 has officially been released and it's available from the project page at

LifeType 1.2.2 provides a fix for the problems with data providers, so it is now safe to upgrade and run LifeType sites that rely on this functionality. Additionally, LifeType 1.2.2 provides three new features: a Flash MP3 player so that users can embed their podcasts in their blogs (in addition to offering the downloadable version),the possibility for blog owners to change the author of a post, and the possibility to sort posts in a blog in reverse chronological order (oldest first)

These are the links to the full LifeType 1.2.2 packages:

LifeType 1.2.2 (.tar.bz2)
LifeType 1.2.2 (.tar.gz)
LifeType 1.2.2 (.zip)

If upgrading from LifeType 1.2.1, there are packages available which only include new or modified files and will allow you to upgrade to LifeType 1.2.2 only. These packages can not be used to upgrade from 1.1.x or 1.2 to 1.2.2:


This is the full list of issues fixed in LifeType 1.2.2:

1299:problems with custom fields
1286:$authuser not being set correctly in the front page of the blog
1247:wizard.php not working correctly when using a user data provider
1287:More MySQL 5 "strict mode" problems
1278:When MySQL full text search is enabled, quotes are not escaped
1271:Users don't get login permission

Please use the forums to let us know of any problems with LifeType 1.2.2 and our bug tracking system to report any issues you might find.

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  1. Comment Wow!

    Thanks guys! Good work, it's fantastic! :D

    Posted by Oriol_e9g 19 May 2007, 21:24
  2. Comment broken links

    Links on sourceforge for lifetype-1.2.1-upgrade-1.2.2.tar.gz are broken, can you fix them please?

    Posted by john doe 21 May 2007, 05:43