The Directory is powered completely by Movable Type 4.0 enabling us to build a site that contains a number new features and enhancements its predecessor never had:
- local authentication and registration to make it easier for developers to manage their contributions
- customizable screenshot slideshows for users to more easily preview a plugin's functionality
- ratings to help the community inform one another about what is most popular and most recommended
- reviews and comments allowing users to leave feedback to the author of the plugin
- tags to assist visitors in navigation and discovery of plugins
- restructured category hierarchy for a simplified and more organized directory
It really is a whole new world for Movable Type: there's a new product, a new web site, a new plugin directory and a bunch of new plugins that work with MT4... and believe it or not, we are still just getting started. The coming weeks and months still have a lot in store for the community. Stay tuned!