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MT5 Q & A Conference Call

By Beau Smith
Posted December 3, 2009, in MT5.

You have questions about MT5, we have answers...

Six Apart will host two half-hour calls this Friday to answer all your questions about MT5.

Update: Fri, Dec 4 1:30pm

Listen to the recorded conference call....

Answers to these questions and more will be placed into an official FAQ released with MT5.




Feng on December 3, 2009, 4:24 p.m. Reply

I’m a Chinese blogger and I got this problem. When I export my current blog under MT4 and import it into MT5rc3, I was told “wide character in subroutine entry” when I publish the site(the screenshot is here: . This problem make me unable to transfer my blog into the next generation of MT.

I don’t know if this is an appropriate question to be asked in this Q & A. But this is the only thing stops me using MT5 and when this problem can be solved is the only thing I’m concerning about MT5.

Beau Smith

Beau Smith on December 3, 2009, 5:29 p.m. Reply

Hi Feng, all questions are welcome. However because this is more of a support request, it might be better in the forums. If you post this question in the Movable Type Forums I’ll be glad to work with you to find an answer.

Feng Liu

Feng Liu on December 3, 2009, 9:23 p.m. Reply

Thank you Beau. I’ve posted my problem to the 5.0 Beta forum.

Just don’t know why I got “permission denied” when I post on the forum using my typepad account. So I registered a new account in the forum.


fozboot on December 3, 2009, 10:33 p.m. Reply

I will try to attend at least one of the calls.

  1. What is the future of Motion and Actions Streams? Their plug-ins were unbundled from the second Release Candidate. Is there anything different about Motion with MT5? Is Motion more of a TypePad feature now?
  2. Are there any new features specific to MT5 Enterprise?
  3. Is there a way to create a blog without a parent website?
  4. If a user only has access to a blog, not the website, do they see any of the website options (the green colored options)?
  5. When upgrading a legacy site to MT5, what can we expect, especially with the new website/blog setup?
  6. Will Pico be the only new theme at launch? Will there be new styles for any of the legacy themes?