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September 2010

September 22, 2010

Movable Type will Continue Evolving!

By Jun Kaneko and posted in News.

After the recent announcement about Six Apart, some of you might have been wondering about the future of Movable Type. We can be very clear about that: of course we will continue development and support of this platform that now has a decade of history behind it. Movable Type 4 remains rock-solid blogging software for all uses. Movable Type 5 is a new step up for managing multiple sites. Melody is driven by the most enthusiastic community of bleeding-edge developers. All this software shares the same root: Movable Type, the publishing platform. Movable Type 5.1 is in the final development phase, we are anticipating a Beta release this winter. We are also planning another 4.x release to keep this mature branch up to date. All these developments are open to the public. You can check our daily activities on FogBugz and in our code repositories. And just like every open source project, we appreciate your help to make Movable Type (even) Better !…

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September 22, 2010

Introducing SAY Media: Good news for advertisers and publishers

By Chris Ernest Hall.

Those of you who’ve followed us over the years have seen us through a number of changes as Six Apart, and the industry we helped to create, has evolved. What started with a simple goal to make creating and publishing content for the web easy, became a social publishing platform that today powers some of the biggest brands on the web, as well as passionate individuals—those of us who simply want to express ourselves, share our expertise or insights, and reach an audience of like-minded others. Six Apart helped empower people and companies to publish. And they did. With amazing content they created valuable publishing properties with massive and engaged audiences—the influential audiences that advertisers want to reach. Over the past several years we have grown another side of our business, Six Apart Media, which has focused on helping publishers turn their passions into businesses and on helping marketers authentically engage these publishers and their audiences. Today Six Apart announced its intention to join forces with VideoEgg to form a modern media company called SAY Media. The new entity will combine the engagement platform and insights of VideoEgg with our social publishing platform, conversational marketing tools, and robust network of…

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September 8, 2010

Movable Type 5.03

By Jun Kaneko and posted in MT5.

Movable Type 5.03 was released today. This is a bugfix release without new features. It does not contain any security fix. Details about the issues that were fixed can be found in the release note. 5.03 Release Note Download Download Movable Type Open Source Download Movable Type Pro (What is the difference?) Installation/upgrade instructions Installation guide Upgrade guide Note: if you purchased a Movable Type license you can also purchase our installation or upgrade service and have all the work done by our excellent support team. Resolved Issues in Movable Type 5.03 103927 Old comment sessions are not deleted properly. (Fixed) 104102 Cannot publish archive templates when there are multiple archives with different publishing settings. (Fixed) 104161 Cannot search older assets in ‘Insert Image’ dialog. (Fixed) 104326 Cannot add custom fields after upgrading from MT4.x when the user have changed the sort order in MT4.x. (Fixed) 104337 Error when disabling a plugin that adds custom objects and its custom fields. (Fixed) 104338 Cannot publish archive templates by Publish Queue. (Fixed) 104374 Cannot sign-in with the TypePad account that has multi byte characters in its Nick Name (Fixed) 104375 Error with SQL Server when using include_blogs=”children” at the website that…

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