News items tagged with "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)
It's a new year and time to try new things, right? We've updated the main ExponentCMS web site to use the latest version of Exponent (just as we did with the docs/help site a short time ago link). Users should notice subtle differences, but the more substantial improvements will greatly aid the people who run this site. Previously, it had been running on an almost ancient and heavily patched PR2 (pre-release 2) version. However now we are using standard software with only a custom theme. This should give you an idea of the power of ExponentCMS! Happy New Year! (read more)