March 2, 2009
Happy Monday, folks! The big news this week is the release of Movable Type 4.24. Both a security and a feature release, this version is considered a mandatory upgrade. Here are a few details you should know, straight from the official announcement:
- Release Type: Security Release. This update fixes a serious potential vulnerability which has not yet been exploited in the wild.
- Mandatory? Yes, this is a mandatory security upgrade.
- Performance Implications: None.
- Plugins Affected: None. Your current plugins should continue to work as expected.
- Templates Affected: None.
- System Requirements: This release has no new or additional system requirements.
- Licensing considerations: None. MT 4.24 is a free update for users of any version of MT 4.x.
- Upgrade Fatigue: No further mandatory updates are planned for Movable Type 4.2.
Tags: custom fields, food blogs, Movable Type, Movable Type Monday, password, plugin, upgrade
November 17, 2008
Let’s get the bad news out of the way: In an effort to reorganize and cut their expenses, Six Apart is laying off 8% of their employees. Hopefully, those affected will get back on their feet quickly. The thing to watch is whether this slows development of Movable Type and how it impacts community involvement and documentation efforts.
Speaking of our community, let’s see what folks have been up to this week:
ToI Planning released several plugins last week. Their descriptions in the Plugins directory are lacking in details, but from ToI Planning’s website and trying the plugins myself, I think I’ve figured them out. read more
Tags: custom fields, google maps, Movable Type, Movable Type Monday, plugins, templates, tutorials