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We are glad that you are our client, so the first days of autumn have prepared for you a gift that you've been waiting for ... We are glad to present you a brand new component for the creating thematic social networks for CMS Joomla 1.5 - IDoBlog Community Edition 2.0.
We took into account the shortcomings of the first version IDoBlog CE and your experience of its use on real projects. Therefore rewrite the architecture of the component from scratch, while just added a ton of great options, which will give your site a huge head start over competitors.
It will delight you
- Usability - we gave to this moment much attention, and now you users have almost no issues will arise in the use of blogs, because almost everywhere there are special tips
- Design - new IDoBlog equipped with a new completely overhauled template. Now he is more strong to use on the most popular commercial templates from such devellopers as: YOOtheme, Rockettheme, Joomla Art, etc. Besides, now create a new template for IDoBlog became noticeably easier. We will make a separate documentation for this.
- New Communities: closed (by invitation), automatic, free. Restriction on joining in the community by carma.
- Carma - users can voite to each other. They can now vote for comments, topic, users.
- Site rating. Carma - how users evaluate each other, but site rating - is that the user makes for the site. If it tops attract attention: a lot of hits, many comments and so on, he gets ranking points. So do not be surprised if a user with high carma will not be in the forefront of the rating, it's possible.
- Informer module — new and the general IDoBlog module. You will love it. It has everything that your users need: avatar, carma, write new topic, all notices and the mood.
- Mood - now you can set your status, like in IM clients. It will be visible to all site vizitors.
- Permissions for topic reading: for friends only, private, not for friends, public.
- Delayed publication. Are you afraid that will forget to congratulate your readers? Or just want to prepare a series of topics and that they are automaticaly published? Of cource now it is possible.
- Drafts. Many experienced previously with the fact that when the writing topic, and then you press save, you were thrown from the site, because the session has expired. With drafts of this no longer happens, they save automatically after a preset time interval. Besides, if now you can not write something, you can always save it as a draft without publishing, then come back to it and continue.
- New user-friendly editor for Joomla!, which is perfect for bloggers. Ease of publication: images, audio, video and files.
- New system of notices and personal messages. We have made it easier than it was previously, added new notification and equipped with automatic removal notification about new comments. If you have already read a comment about you where noticed, the notice to withdraw itself.
- New profiles - added a large number of fields, see the user's activity feed. Post a video or audio-video in my profile? Add a photo? Yes, now everything is possible! Profile is fully customizable. And best of all, that you do not see the blank user fields, it is always annoying.
- Prevent viewing your profile. Do you want that only friends saw your profile? You're welcome! Now you can set restrictions to view your profile.
- Invite friends to community quickly and easily. Just click on the link "Invite to the community", select the community where you would like to invite and your friend will receive a message about this.
- Limit topics displaing on the main page. Do not want that all the topics displaing on the main blog page, but only those who receive votes from users? Yes, it is now possible! Need only set minimum carma for displaing topics, your users can now decide for themselves what they interesting.
- New category - it is now possible to create a special category for the communities in which the new community will be able to start only the site administrator.
- Restrict blogs on the site. Do not want you to have personal blogs on the site, and that users write only in special communities? Of course now it is possible too! Just press one button and now users can write in the thematical community only.
- Google Adsence. Now the user can insert their ads into personal blog, and in their topics in any community.
- User's activity feed. Now when you go to your user profile, you can easily see what comments and where he had left, as well as all topics, which he wrote, not only in his personal blog, as in any community.
- The list of users. Many of our customers asked for this option, but a simple list of users, we do not want to do. But now the list of site's users and rating - is one. Top five users marked separately.
- RSS - now rss-feed became more understandable to users, they are always aware of what feed they are signed
- Access rights to view the blog. You can set the parameters of access to a personal blogs: for registered, for friends, for all.
The new IDoBlog have so much of everything new that we are afraid that something simply forgot to mention, but traditionally it was very easy to use. Also the end of the year you expect a few things that you are pleasantly surprised, this is that you haven't ever seen in Joomla! World.
So you could feel all the nuances of IDoBlog CE 2.0, compatibility with other components and templates, we have prepared for you a version for local testing on your computer. Simply download the file from this link and install it.
Download IDoBlog CE 2.0, you can on our new website idoblog-community.com We moved all of your accounts, so just log in and download. Now we are filling the site by educational materials, so soon you could find video tutorials and documentation.
New licensing rules
Also take your attention to the fact that license terms was changed. First, there are no subscription, all updates in the current version IDoBlog will be available to you for free. Secondly, the new conditions of license you have the right to use IDoBlog CE 2.0 only 1 site within the 1 domain. If you need additional license for another 1 site, you can buy it for just $18 here.
- Installation instructions can be found here.
- Full text of the license can be found here.
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