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October 2012

October 15, 2012

Patch file for Firefox 16 users

By Takeshi Nick Osanai.

Movable Type users working with Firefox browser version 16 or later cannot save selected categories and folders after checking checkboxes. This issue appears in the following areas of the Movable Type CMS: Choosing categories in the entry editor Choosing folders in page editor Choosing folders on the uploading assets form If you cannot choose categories and folders in above situation, please apply the appropriate patch file for your using version. For Movable Type 4.38 For Movable Type 5.07 For Movable Type 5.14 For Movable Type 5.2 The patch includes these files: mt-static/js/common/List.js mt-static/js/mtcorecompact.js Installation: Donload and unzip the patch file Upload List.js and mtcorecompact.js to each of the following directories. /path/to/mt/mt-static/js/common/List.js /path/to/mt/mt-static/js/mtcorecompact.js If you have changed the location of the mt-static directory, please place the patch files in the directory that is appropriate for your installation….

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October 8, 2012

Happy Birthday Movable Type!

By Takeshi Nick Osanai.

Do you know what’s special about October 8th? October 8th is Movable Type’s birthday! 11 years ago, on October 8th, 2001, Movable Type version 1 was released. Since then, thanks to the use and feedback from users of Movable Type for blog and website management, Movable Type has evolved into the form it is today. Your continued feedback and support through advice, praise and critique will ensure that Movable Type will continue evolving over the next 11 years. We appreciate every one’s help and we definitely could not have come this far without you! As part of the celebration, let’s see how Movable Type has changed over the past 11 years by comparing Movable Type administration screen screen shots! Movable Type 1.x The first version of Movable Type was released October 8th, 2001. This was just after the not to be forgotten September 11 attacks and many Americans were still in shock. Many people wanted to talk about what was happening in the world to better understand the situation and come to grips with the new future. For whatever reason, people were drawn in to Movable Type and what it could do, and the download and use of the…

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October 4, 2012

Movable Type Idea Exchange

By Takeshi Nick Osanai and posted in Events.

The Future of Movable Type and Your Business New York City October 18th, 2012 The 2012 Idea Exchange is a chance for developers, designers, and clients to get together to learn from each other, discuss new projects, hear about the latest offerings in MT5.2, and gain detailed insight on where Movable Type is going, and what our plans are for helping to grow and support the Movable Type business in North America, Europe, and South America. Agenda The CEO’s or Presidents of major Japanese Movable Type partners will be presenting their current offerings in Japan and be looking for partner to help ready these offerings for North America. The CEO of GENOVA and the CEO of Alfasado will be in attendance. An overview of other offerings currently being made ready for North America. Movable Type premier support partner 601AM will be presenting a case study on a challenging Movable Type implementation, sharing with you the details on how they solved the client’s unique challenges. Movable Type will have the lead developer, Yuji, on hand for discussions. Six Apart CEO Nob Seki will be attending, as will EVP Product Tsukasa Sugita, and others from the Movable Type team. I will…

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