dotCMS 1.6.5 Released

A new version of dotCMS 1.6.5 has been released.  This new version of dotCMS includes nearly 300 improvements and fixes.  Highlights include:

  • Widgets!
    • Demo widgets include: Google Maps, Video Players RSS Feeds, Photo Galleries, Social Networking sharing tools and news feeds.
  • Enterprise Ready
    • Deploy dotCMS on JBoss App servers.
    • dotCMS can now be built as a .war file.
  • Major Performance Improvements
    • Velocity Files cached in memory across cluster for speedier parsing.
    • User Cache reduces back-end/administrative load.
  • Simplified Configuration, Maintenance, Installation and Upgrades
    • Single .jar for all databases.
    • Patches can be distributed as a single .jar that can be dropped in.
    • System Logging centralized and configurable.
  • webDAV file access
    • Permission-based webDAV access to live and staging environments
  • User Interface Improvements
    • Simplified Inline Editing
    • Less user confusion:  new user interface cleanly distinguishes content from widgets/dynamic pulls.
  • PDF export
    • Easy macro exports any page to a printable PDF.
  • Web Form Improvements
    • Online webform builder allows end users to create forms without knowledge of HTML
    • Access to Web Forms Reports can now be permissioned.
  • Other Improvements
    • CAS single sign-on integration
    • TinyMCE WYSIWYG upgraded to 3.1
    • Over 200 bugs fixed.