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Switched to New Forum Software

January 29, 2014 Tags: site update

We've experienced a LOT of forum spamming lately, so much so that we changed some things which inadvertently disallowed new user registrations...then when fixing that issue and requiring admin approval prior to account activation, we were overwhelmed with new account registrations.  Luckily, all those 'tests' prevented most if not all spam from posting to the forum.  However our old forum software (PhpBB3) simply doesn't seem to have the tools to combat this form of attack.  Therefore we've moved to using Vanilla Forums software.   (read more)

Patch #4 Released for V2.2.3

January 5, 2014 Tags: patch, release, bugs

The fourth patch to address issues in v2.2.3 (stable),  v2.2.3 patch #1, v2.2.3 patch #2, and v2.2.3 patch #3, has been released.  This patch can be applied to any site already running v2.2.3, v2.2.3patch1, v2.2.3patch2 or v2.2.3patch3.  The code is already fixed in the 'master' git repo and the patch file can be downloaded from sourceforge.net here.  In addition to the fixes found in patches #1, #2, and #3, this patch fixes these issues: (read more)

Wish List for 2014

December 5, 2013 Tags: preview

Wish LIst(Updated Dec 26th) As we prepare to enter 2014, Exponent CMS is growing stronger than ever.  2013 has seen the code migrating past the old 1.0 underpinnings and also added many new features!  So what will 2014 hold in store for this mighty CMS? (read more)

Cryptic Curmudgeon (v2.2.3) is Out!

November 1, 2013 Tags: release

This version implements several minor changes, so we recommend testing prior to updating a production site (see below)!  This most recent stable release has changes which include a new role for the 'create' permission and global group permissions (see article) and it also (finally) deprecates several obsolete features (see article).  Furthermore, it adds several new features and addresses several issues (see article) in previous versions. (read more)