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Patch #5 Released for V2.4.1 to fix a few Critical Issues

Apr 22, 2017

Hot on the heals of patch #4, this patch fixes a two critical issues in the v2.4.1 patch #4 release (and prior) which may cause some modules with odd source names to disappear such as those added to the flyout sidebars. It also fixes a possible XSS exploit in elFinder (thanks to chengable) We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.1 as soon as practical! Patch #5 to v2.4.1 is found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/exponentcms/files/exponent-2.4.1-patch-5.zip/download 

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Version 2.4.1 Released

Jan 6, 2017

This version, code-named 'Frosty Freezer' continues to address security issues and screen reader (accessibility) support by fixing issues with the previous release . We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.1 as soon as practical! ...

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Export to PDF Libraries Updated/Fixed!

Dec 3, 2016

We've updated some of the optional 'Export to PDF' libraries.  These libraries are NOT included with the Exponent CMS package (nor the git repository). Several of these require special customized packages and are available as separate downloads. ...

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Version 2.4.0 Released

Oct 29, 2016

This version, code-named 'Limited Lockdown' fixes many security issues in all previous versions and adds screen reader (accessibility) support. We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.0 as soon as practical! ...

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Making your Custom Theme more Accessible

We're recently added better 'accessibility' support to Exponent so it may be used with a screen reader. This is mandated with some public website due to the Americans with Disabilities Act. While the code shipped with Exponent v2.4.0 includes these changes, they may need to be integrated into your custom theme. Though you can check your theme/subtheme templates and custom views with the ones we ship, here are some things to look for: ...

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PHP and Exponent in 2016

PHP LogoThe primary scripting language used in Exponent CMS is PHP, just as with most other CMS packages such as W***P****, J***la, and D***pal. PHP is a scripting processor running on the web server which parses the PHP scripts to perform a task or output a page. Unlike javascript which is processed within the browser on the viewer's device. PHP development has been advancing at break-neck speed over recent months, and here's how it affects Exponent CMS. ...

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New Bootstrap3 Dynamic/Drag-n-Drop Form Designer

New Form DesignerThe new v2.3.8 Patch #4 contains an updated form designer for Bootstrap 3 based themes (sorry we're still running into issues on the non-Bootstrap 3 themes). This allows for much easier and quicker form creation and editing. Whereas the previous interface required going back and forth through various screens (page loads), everything now takes place on the main form designer page with updates being performed in the background. What's more...the form designer looks and operates very similar to the previous version. ...

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eCommerce Payments

BillingThe goal of this article is to help better understand how 'payments' operate within the Exponent eCommerce system.  'Payments' are used to virtualize an online cash transaction for goods (products) or services (event registration or donation).  There are basically two (2) types of payment systems called 'billing calculators' within Exponent: ...

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