June 29th, 2010

June 29th, 2010

New and Improved Features:

  • Content Editor
    • Latest version is installed and resolves many problems
    • Clicking a menu or link outside of the editor no longer navigates to that item. Prevents accidentally losing your changes
  • User Registration and Security Updates
    • Visitors can create and maintain their own accounts (i.e. site memberships)
    • Options for password strength
    • Options for authentication attempts
    • Email address validation
    • New "Site Admin" role setting allows/disallows users to access /Admin
    • Documentation and training coming soon
  • Can switch the theme for list items in a list section
  • Page Speed Updates
    • Use multiple host names for static file requests
    • Opt to auto-minify System Files (CSS, JS, etc.)
  • New List Item Tokens
    • - URL of the next item in the sequence (if any)
    • - URL of the previous item in the sequence (if any)
    • - Title of the next item in the sequence
    • - Title of the previous item in the sequence
    • - auto-sequenced number for list items
  • Pixelsilk will offer to install Flash plugin if not found
  • Better error reporting and UI
  • Page Settings: URL tab has a "Disable link in menu" checkbox. When checked, the menu item will do nothing when clicked and force the user to click a submenu
  • Libraries
    • Libraries remember which album you opened last
    • Browse and Remove buttons are larger
    • An Upload button is used to upload files instead of a Save button (it's now between the Browse and Remove buttons)
    • Can rename images via the pencil. The 'Edit Skin' icon resizes and crops images
    • Images show file size
  • Admin UI
    • "Return to Site" link added next to "Logout" link
    • Config Tab and Plugins Tab moved from the Design Area to new Settings Area
  • Pixelsilk can now consume and display RSS/XML feeds from other sites
  • Page Types
    • Can now add webboxes to Edit Item Skins, meaning "Ed" can change text on a form with an "Edit HTML" link
  • Controls: Can now rename all controls
  • Partner Portal: Can now add system files and media files to make available to sites

Issues Fixed:

  • Content Editor
    • Opening a library jumps to the top of the screen
    • Weird content editor behavior on pages
    • Internal server error when opening content editor and page properties under certain conditions
    • Site links dropdown not displaying all possible pages to link to
    • Images are inserted as anchor tags instead of image tags
    • Cursor doesn't appear in content editor in Firefox
    • Edit links stack on top of each other in certain circumstances
    • Dynamic form height pushes content editor and webbox content away from the edit buttons
    • No scrollbar when pasting content from Word
    • Hyperlink manager should change to 'New Window' when an external link is used, and stay in the same window if a link begins with a forward slash (/)
    • Content Editor behaves badly when resizing
    • Editing links causes them to jump to the bottom of a

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