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Movable Type was created by a husband and wife team with a single purpose: to create a powerful solution for the creation and management of web content. An originator of the blogging field, Movable Type offers stability, a user-friendly interface, and beautifully extensive visual customization for websites and blogs.

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Latest Movable Type News

November 8, 2017

Movable Type 7 Developer Preview Alpha 2 is now available.

By Yuji Takayama and posted in MT Newsbox.

We are pleased to announce that “Movable Type 7 Developer Preview Alpha 2” is now available. This release includes a number of new features and improvements after the Alpha 1 release. Please review the list of new features and improvements.

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October 19, 2017

Movable Type 7 Feature List

By Yuji Takayama and posted in News.

The contents of this list are based on our development plan and may be subject to change. New and Improved Features This feature set will be provided with Movable Type 7. Content Type (7.0) Content type is a way to make custom content as you like. Each site supports content type so you can create / manage your content in a way that makes sense to you. Category Set (7.0) Category set is a set of categories that can be created for each purpose like ‘Product’ or ‘Platform’. You can assigned to any number of categories to each category set. Block Editor (7.0) Using the Block Editor, you can build content in smaller units such as “Header” and “Image”. Content Type based archives (7.0) You can create individual and listing archives for each content type, and create archive mappings by category based, date based and user based. Fine grained permissions (7.0) You can control creating and managing content types as well as control editing content for each content field. System privileges (7.0) You can control the sign-in to the administration screen and the sign-in via Data API for each user. Dashboard and widgets (7.0) Totally improved dashboard and widgets. The…

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October 18, 2017


By Yuji Takayama and posted in News.

We are releasing Movable Type 6.3.6 and 6.2.7 as mandatory security updates. These updates resolve security-related issues discovered in all previous versions of Movable Type 6. We highly recommend upgrading to the latest version.

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October 10, 2017

Movable Type 7 Developer Preview is out!

By Yuji Takayama and posted in News.

We are excited to announce that “Movable Type 7 Developer Preview (Alpha version)” is now available. In this version, we are re-think about CONTENT and CMS and then one of answer is out new feature that is “Content Type”. Short summary of Content Type: “Content Type” is most powerful content designing feature. You can make a custom post type as you like. This is a similar to old feature set of “Entry + Custom Field” but more useful and smart answer, I think. Try Developer Preview software: When you tried, please send us your feedbacks! CAUTION: This is alpha version software, please DO NOT use with production site….

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Movable Type Plugins

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  • GoogleOpenIDConnect

    This plugin provides commenter authentication mechanism by Google OpenID Connect….

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  • Picasa Express

    Easily insert photos from Picasa Web Albums into blog entries. This plugin also wraps images in some HTML to accommodate a caption for nicer display given proper CSS styles….

    Charlie Gorichanaz
  • AssetDialogAuthorFilter

    Limit assets in selection dialog to those uploaded by the logged in user….

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  • FastestPreview

    This plugin enables Movable Type to synchronize preview and editing screens….

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  • MappingBasedArchive

    This plugin provides “Path Based” archive mapping.



    • You can group entries by output path.
    • You can use custom field’s value easily for path of “Path Based” archive mapping.
      • Well supported types
        • Drop Down Menu
        • Radio Buttons
    • You can use the AnotherCustomFields (Japanese only plugin instead of the custom field.
    • Not only you can use the custom field’s value directory, but also you can use the range of the value.
    • You can sort archive by any value.
    • You can set a title of archive by the settings of a mapping.

    Taku AMANO
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