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Big Medium

Big Medium is a content management system aimed squarely at Web designers who want a CMS that enables extremely flexible designs but remains easy to set up without programming skills. The software does not impose cookie-cutter layouts: If you bring basic to intermediate HTML/CSS know-how, Big Medium can manage just about any design you throw at it. Once the designer configures the templates, he or she can hand the site over to content editors; no technical know-how is required to add or edit pages. Big Medium's friendly, humane interface is easy and non-threatening for CMS newbies.

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  •  15 Sep 2008 14:54

    Release Notes: The "comment count" link element now properly displays in all link widgets. A bug that could prevent overflow link pages from being properly updated was fixed. A bug that caused Internet Explorer to mishandle email links created in the rich-text editor was fixed. A display issue that caused document icons in download links to appear in the incorrect location in Internet Explorer was fixed. A compression problem in prototype-scriptaculous.js was fixed.

    •  04 Sep 2008 13:17

      Release Notes: This version fixes a bug introduced in version 2.0.4 which could prevent Big Medium from properly importing document files from Big Medium v1 sites. This update is recommended if you plan to import sites from Big Medium 1.x into your Big Medium 2 installation. The version also fixes a bug that could cause a brief flicker on some sites and in some browsers when a page is first loaded.

      •  29 Aug 2008 17:46

        Release Notes: This version allows advanced users to schedule automated backups of Big Medium data and site files. It also adds comment counts, provides more control over the display of tips and announcements, and has a variety of other changes and bugfixes.

        •  10 Jul 2008 13:12

          Release Notes: This is a bugfix update that addresses a few lingering compatibility issues with Firefox 3, fixes a bug that caused a small number of Big Medium sites to refuse to open in Internet Explorer, and adds several other changes.

          •  19 Jun 2008 17:13

            Release Notes: This update adds WYSIWYG rich-text editing for Safari, provides compatibility fixes for Firefox 3, and includes many other changes and bugfixes.

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