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Movable Type 6.2 released

By Yuji Takayama
Posted October 8, 2015, in News.

We are happy to announce that Movable Type 6.2 has been shipped.

In the Movable Type 6.2, we have been not only resolving many cases that submitted by our engineers as well as many of our valued community members, but also evolving asset management features to more useful.

New and enhanced asset management features:

Upload multiple files asynchronously

You can upload multiple files by drag-and-drop from the posting screen and also from the “Upload Asset” menu. When upload is finished, you can edit the name, description and tags on the fly.

Edit images easily

This new feature provide image editing function. You can scale images, rotate images and cropping images before to inserting the entries and web pages. Also, you can remove the GPS metadata and EXIF metadata.

Default upload settings

Website administrator (and Blog administrator) can configure default settings for upload that including default upload destination and more.

Data API v3

Changed the authentication password

In the Data API v3, authentication password for “/authentication” endpoint was changed from user’s password to user’s web services password. The reason is security improvement. v1 and v2 are not changed.

Possible to filter by date range.

The endpoints that list the objects such as listEntries, can now do filtering by date range.

RELEASE NOTES

Please review the Movable Type release notes to see everything that was added and improved since the version you are currently using. Also review the known issues sections in case there are items of which you should be aware before upgrading.

Movable Type 6.2 release notes

RELEASED VERSIONS

  • Movable Type Pro 6.2
  • Movable Type Advanced 6.2
  • Movable Type for AWS 6.2

DOWNLOAD

If you have an existing Movable Type 6 license, you can download the latest Movable Type from our download portal using your Six Apart ID.

To purchase a new license or an upgrade, please visit MovableType.com for more information, or feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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Yuji Takayama

Yuji is the Movable Type Lead Engineer and Senior Product Manager. I’m worked on Six Apart from 2006.

Twitter: @yuji