Containers can receive widgets directly from the backoffice. No file editing necessary. (fplanque)
Widgets can be provided by plugins ("SkinTag" reloaded).
Widgets receive default presentation params from the skin’s container in order to automagically adjust their look to the skin they’re used in (fplanque).
Widget can be configured to behave/display differently in every location where they are displayed. (fplanque)
Cascading widget params: overall defaults < widget defaults < container/calltime params < widget specific configs (saved in DB)
Public blog list : Display list of all blogs marked as public.
Same owner’s blog list : Display list of all blogs owned by the same user.
Blog logo : Include a logo/image from the blog’s file root.
Blog title : Display blog title
Blog tagline :Display blog’s tagline
Page list : Display list of all pages
Post list : Display list of all posts
Category list: Display list of categories for the blog
Long Description of this Blog : Display this blog’s long description.
Free HTML : Display a block of free HTML code.
Common Navigation Links : Display these links: Recently, Archives, Categories, Latest Comments
Content Search Form : Display search form
XML Feeds (RSS / Atom) : Display list of all available XML feeds.
User Tools : Display user tools: Log in, Admin, Profile, Subscriptions, Log out
Linkblog Display : list of entries from the linkblog, grouped by category.
Widgets provided by Plugins:
Calendar Widget : This skin tag displays a navigable calendar.
Archives Widget : This skin tag displays a list of post archives.
Who’s online : This skin tag displays who is online
Links to move to previous & next post in single post display mode. (fplanque)
Reorganized backoffice (fplanque)
New "Chicago" backoffice skin (fplanque)
Removed annoying "ping" screen after posting/editing (fplanque)
In context comment moderation directly from the dashboard (fplanque)
New category/chapter management interface (fplanque)
In context editing: you will go back where you left after editing a post or a comment. Even if you where in the skin (i-e. not in the back-office). (fplanque)
Added integrated File editor into the File manager. Allows editing of skin files. (fplanque)
Massive refactoring of the File Manager / interface cleanup (fplanque).
Automatic generation and caching of thumbnails for images in the File Manager. (fplanque)
Ability to create (photoblog) posts with selected files in file manager. (fplanque)
Backoffice system checks page to help secure your server and assist in troubleshooting (fplanque)
Several options can now be set on a per Blog basis in the backoffice:
Default ordering of posts: by date, by title, by priority… (fplanque)
Number of posts (or days) per page to display (fplanque)
Number of posts for RSS/Atom feeds (fplanque)
Content of feeds (excerpts, full posts…) (fplanque)
Archive mode (monthly, weekly, daily…) (fplanque)
Permalink and other link formats (fplanque)
Allowing users to subscribe to email notifications (fplanque)
Removed special behavior of blog #1. Any blog can now aggregate any other combination of blogs. Look into Advanced Settings for the aggregating blog. (fplanque)
Made default chmod settings for dirs/files editable (blueyed)
Workflow properties are now hidden by default. Can be enabled on a per blog basis (fplanque)
User feature settings can be reset to defaults, including PluginUserSettings (blueyed)
"Multiple sessions per user" setting. This will ensure logout from public computers if unchecked. (blueyed)
Enhanced User permissions:
Each blog now has a unique "owner" — multiple blogs belonging to the same owner can be interlinked. (fplanque)
For single user blogs there is no longer a need to set advanced permissions, just assign the owner. (fplanque)
Blog owners can now have control over their blog settings without necessarily having control over their blog url and other sensitive settings. (fplanque)
Blog owners can be given permission to view stats on their own blog (and only their blog). (fplanque)
Advanced permissons can be enabled on a blog by blog basis when needed (fplanque)
Advanced permissions include ability to give edit perm only for posts written by users with a lower level, or equal level. (fplanque)
Automatic XML sitemap generation (fplanque)
Made permalinks / URL titles Google friendly (fplanque)
Clean category/chapter URLs (fplanque)
Added a wide variety of permalink formats to chose from (fplanque)
New post visibility status ‘redirect’: allows to redirect old posts to a new location. (fplanque)
301 redirects of post requests to their canonical permalink URL (useful to unify older URLs) (fplanque)
301 redirects of category requests to their canonical URL (useful to unify older URLs) (fplanque)
All redirects are now either 301 or 303 (No more stinkin’ 302s) (fplanque)
Enhanced evoCore framework:
Posts can be filtered by locale, e.g: ?lc=fr or ?lc=fr-FR (more to come) (fplanque)
Category searches can be focuses ‘wide’ (including extra categories) or ‘main’ (main category only) (fplanque)
Better precision for viewcounts (fplanque)
Replacing of special characters in auto-generated URL titles (blueyed)
Entities support for HTML checker (blueyed)
Optimized speed/memory usage